Yorkshire is famous for its ales, northern hospitality and wonderful pubs full of nooks, crannies and cosy fires. Why not make yourself at home for a holiday in one of our welcoming watering holes? The perfect base for exploring Yorkshire's picturesque towns and villages - put your feet up with a pint by the fire, or enjoy sweeping country views from the beer garden. And of course, take advantage of the very short journey from the bar to your room at the end of a night enjoyed sampling the local fayre!
What's better than a sumptious meal followed by a night's stay in quality accommodation? Well, Yorkshire has it's fair share of excellent choices when it comes to this. Here are some highlights including some that were shortlisted in the 2015 White Rose Awards:
The 2015 White Rose Award winner was The Cleveland Tontine - This is something of an institution in beautiful North Yorkshire. Built as a coaching Inn in 1804, this renowned hotel and restaurant has a unique atmosphere; at once both traditional and contemporary. Significant recent investment has created a sophisticated venue for both business and pleasure with several different dining spaces, a chic cocktail bar, seven stunning bedrooms and a fabulous function room.
Shibden Mill Inn, nestles in the fold of the Shibden Valley, near Halifax. The 17th century inn is steeped in history and has been sympathetically renovated to retain its original charm and character.
The Coach House at Middleton Lodge, Richmond - A new breed of country-house hotel with estate-to-plate dining at Middleton Lodge's converted Georgian coaching house. Croquet on the lawn, an imaginatively stocked bar, plush linen sofas - expect the comfort of a luxury hotel, with the charm of an historic estate. Honey-coloured sandstone, high ceilings, exposed beams and timber panelling - all the original character has been sensitively restored.
The award-winning King's Head Inn at Newton under Roseberry is your gateway to the North York Moors National Park and Cleveland Way. Set at the foot of Roseberry Topping, known as the ‘Matterhorn of Cleveland', the newly refurbished King's Head Inn was created from two 17th Century country cottages to provide comfortable, good value bed and breakfast accommodation.
The Carpenters Arms - s a traditional village inn located in the heart of Felixkirk village, on the outskirts of the Market Town of Thirsk, North Yorkshire. Voted ‘Yorkshire's Favourite Pub' in 2013 and ‘Flavours of Herriot Country Dinning Pub of the Year' in 2011, The Carpenters Arms specialises in bringing its guests high quality food, drink, service and surroundings, including a superb private dining room for larger parties.