Yorkshire Dales Country House Hotels Guide

recommended country house accommodation in the Yorkshire Dales


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Hipping Hall

Cowan Bridge

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where three counties meet, part of the landscape for 350 years, this characterful hotel now offers luxurious rooms and fine dining

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an elegant country-house set on the edges of Bolton Abbey's 30,000 acre estate with a luxurious adult-only spa and a choice of restaurants

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an elegant and charming country house providing a relaxing and homely atmosphere, stylish rooms and good, locally sourced food

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indulge yourself in this ancestral home, now one of Yorkshire's highest rated hotels, set in 200 acres of parkland, lakes and gardens

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a classic Edwardian country house set in a stunning, secluded spot above Hawes that retains the atmosphere of an elegant family home

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set beside babbling Malham Beck and accessed by an ancient clapper bridge this cosy inn provides an enchanting country escape

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a grand, period hotel offering elegant, sumptuous rooms with the public rooms retaining many original features, all in a tranquil setting

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dating from 1841 this listed manor house is situated in pleasant grounds, it offers great views, period features and tastefully furnished interior

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enjoy period grandeur and luxurious comfort, perhaps sleeping in a four poster bed, in this Yorkshire Dales historic home in beautiful grounds

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a tranquil retreat, renowned for its atmosphere of comfort and finery, with elegant rooms affording scenic views and a relaxed restaurant

Braithwaite Hall

East Witton

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this luxurious B&B, set on a working farm, is surrounded by footpaths and is ideal for exploring on foot, there is also fishing on the River Cover

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just off the A66, is this historical manor house that features individually decorated rooms with either hand-carved or four-poster beds

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a Georgian farmhouse set on an arable farm in the hills above historic Richmond; comfy, traditional style rooms in the main house or courtyard

Stow House

Aysgarth

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family-run guest house with stunning mountain views set in two acres of private grounds that include a tennis court and a croquet lawn

Thornton Lodge

Thornton Rust

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luxurious, Edwardian country house, B&B set in peaceful landscaped gardens and woodland surrounded by Wensleydale's majestic scenery

Grassfield Hall

Pateley Bridge

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a beautifully updated historic country house nestling in extensive gardens on the edge of town with sumptuous and luxurious rooms

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dating from 1693, this elegant family-run guest house sits in peaceful grounds between the Yorkshire Dales and the Forest of Bowland

Harefield Hall Hotel

Pateley Bridge

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enjoys a tranquil location on the edge of the market town and offers elegant rooms with traditional decor and a restaurant with scenic views