The dales has a vast selection of charming Inns & Pubs for you to choose from, offering accommodation to suit all tastes and budgets and many which are steeped in history, please see below for a comprehensive guide to some of the Yorkshire Dales finest Inns and Pubs.
The Old hill Inn, Ingleton
Situated in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales, nestling between Ingleborough and Whernside, with fantastic views from the superb en-suite letting rooms. The Old Hill Inn is an ancient inn of great character, part of which dates back to 1615 and the other part 1835. Originally a farm, then Drovers inn, now specialising in delicious home cooked food and excellent puddings.
The Tennants Arms, Kilnsey, is nestled beneath the famous Kilnsey Crag, just north of the market town of Skipton. Enjoying such a fantastic Dales location and having a wide range of local activities to hand, it is ideal for a short-break or day-trip. One of the best-known hotels in the Yorkshire Dales, The Tennants Arms is, quite simply, a great place to drink, dine or stay.
The New Inn is situated in the centre of the charming village of Clapham, set in the magnificent Yorkshire Dales National Park, with its dramatic peaks, delightful dales, rivers, waterfalls and caves. Amble around this unspoilt Dales village, cross the three bridges over Clapham Beck, walk the nature trail, pass the lake, move on to Ingleborough cave and continue to the summit of Ingleborough. While The New Inn is currently undergoing major internal & external refurbishment, which is due to be completed in 2013, the hotel is still open for business 'as usual'. New owners Ron, Lesley, & Laura offer a warm welcome to all customers, old and new.
Heather, Fred and their team would like to welcome customers both old and new to the Half Moon Inn to sample a fine selection of great wines, spirits, continental Lagers and mouth-watering local produce on offer, add to this their excellent en suite accommodation.
Their 18th Century Village Inn is located in the scenic village of Pool which enjoys stunning views in most directions including Arthington viaduct & Almscliffe Crag.
The Half Moon Inn is also ideal for those wishing to visit places such as Leeds, the ancient city of York, and venture in to the heart of the dales as all are within driving distance.
The Queens Head at Kettlesing near Harrogate is a traditional country pub and is an ideal base to explore the Yorkshire Dales and surrounding areas, serving an interesting and varied menu of delicious homemade food and well kept local real ales including the famous Theakstons Old Peculier the Queens Head is popular with both tourists and locals alike.
The George Inn
The George Inn, Thoralby
The George Inn is situated in the picturesque village of Thoralby, near Aysgarth Falls in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales National Park. This stone built inn, owned and run by Charles and Becci Martin, is ideally located for exploring the Dales. The George has a cosy, welcoming atmosphere and offers Four Star, Gold Award en-suite accommodation, excellent meals, real ales (Cask Marque Accredited) and good wines.
The Harts Head Inn is an imposing Country Inn situated in the Yorkshire Dales village of Giggleswick. Since acquiring the Inn in 1997, the owners, Trevor & Barbara Reynolds, have significantly enhanced all aspects of the building. The Harts Head now offers 10 en suite bedrooms with satellite TV, a first class restaurant menu, and a wide range of superb hand-pulled ales from a variety of breweries.
Experience the welcoming atmosphere of the White Bull, Gisburn, with its open fires and friendly staff. New management took over in June 2011 and have created comfortable accommodation in the charming converted stable block, overlooking the Beer Garden. Our award winning head chef has put together a British bistro-style menu with some mouth-watering Continental twists.
The Grey Hound Inn
The Greyhound Inn, Hackforth
The Greyhound Inn is a charming country coaching inn occupying a scenic location in a quiet village a couple of miles north of the A684 (Bedale to Leyburn road) and a mile and a half west of the A1 just south of Catterick.
Once a farmhouse, built between 1710 and 1720, it was later an alehouse and then a coaching inn, and has always been known throughout history as The Greyhound.
With new management, a recent full refurbishment, 5 star hygiene award, and a warm welcome, the Three Horseshoes in the picturesque Yorkshire Dales Village of Ingleton is the perfect place to relax, unwind, and watch the world go by. The Three Horseshoes serve traditional pub food, “A special menu for hungry hikers, & weary walkers” and also a superior selection of fine ales.
Nestling beneath Buckden Pike and being the highest pub in Wharfedale, The White Lion truly is in the heart of the Dales. Described by Wainwright as a ‘tiny oasis’ our family run traditional Dales inn offers a warm and friendly welcome. Formerly a drovers' Hostel The White Lion has its original oak beams, open log fire and stone flagged floors, with one of only two original bull ’ook games in the Dales. We provide a good choice of traditional hand pulled ales and fine wine to accompany our home cooked food which is wholesome and plentiful enough to satisfy the greatest of appetites after a day in the Dales.
The Queens Arms
The Queens Arms, Litton
The Queens Arms, Litton, in the heart of Littondale is a traditional Dales Inn, recently restored and under new local ownership the Queens Arms serve excellent fresh traditional bar food and real ales, are open every day except Monday’s, have four en suite letting bedrooms, free wi fi for patrons, spacious car parking & beer garden.
The Red Lion pub is situated opposite the church in Sedbergh and in the Yorkshire Dales National Park. We serve homemade food and a choice of real ales from local Cockermouth brewer Jennings with Marstons and other guest ales available. All our food is cooked to order from local produce where possible, our butcher, Steadman's next door to the Red Lion has won many awards.
A warm, homely welcome awaits you in our traditional, friendly Yorkshire Dales Pub. With excellent quality home cooked food & modern accommodation, we are sure your stay will be relaxing. Redmire is a picturesque and unspoilt Yorkshire village in the heart of Wensleydale - a conservation area often featured in films and TV series such as 'All Creatures Great and Small'.
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The Crown Hotel, Horton In Ribblesdale
The Crown Hotel is situated in the beautiful Ribble Valley and is one of the few hotels in the Yorkshire Dales National Park which actually stands on the Pennine Way. It is centrally located amid the Yorkshire Three Peaks: Pen-y-Ghent, Ingleborough and Whernside. Some of the finest walking country anywhere in England.
The Gamekeeper's Inn
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Gamekeepers Inn, Threshfield
Originally a gamekeepers cottage for nearby Netherside Hall, the Game Keeper's Inn offers cosy interiors, delicious homemade food and a good selection of ales and wines which can be enjoyed infront of a roaring fire. Set in the stunning Yorkshire Dales near the delightful town of Grassington, it makes for the perfect stopover on your journey to discover some of England's most captivating landscapes.
All five beautifully en-suite rooms have flat-screen TV as well as tea and coffee making facilities.
The Wellington Inn, Harrogate
The Wellington Inn sits in picture perfect Nidderdale on the outskirts of the rural village of Darley, close to Ripon and Harrogate. A pub with restaurant and 12 bedrooms, you will always find relaxation and comfort, tasty local produce, good beer and fine wine. Open fires and snug seating welcome you and the stunning countryside views from the restaurant and gardens beckon.
A warm, welcome awaits you at The Barbon Inn - a family run, traditional 17th century Coaching Inn. The Barbon Inn lies in the delightful village of Barbon, nestling in the Lune valley, deep between the LAKE DISTRICT and the YORKSHIRE DALES. Built in the 17th century as a Coaching Inn, it has recently been refurbished retaining all the character you would expect to find in a building over 300 years old
The Red Well Inn, County Durham
Comfort, Quality and Value Are our keywords here at the Red Well Inn. The building has recently been totally refurbished and offers a relaxing atmosphere in pleasant rural surroundings. In our extensive bar, you'll find a warm and cosy atmosphere and a range of drinks to suit all tastes, including a fine selection of both wines and cask and smoothflow ales.
The Game Cock Inn is situated in the very small Yorkshire Dales village of Austwick, less than a mile off the A65. Owned and run by Eric and Maree, the Game Cock has four letting bedrooms, all comfortably furnished guaranteeing a restful nights sleep before you awake to a hearty full English breakfast.
The Cross Keys is a 400 year old National Trust Temperance Inn. Situated at the base of Cautley Spout, in the heart of the Howgills, Sedbergh, Cumbria. At The Cross Keys the emphasis is on the homely, we try to create a friendly and comfortable atmosphere rather than that of a formal hotel. The furnishings are traditional, harking back to its days as a farmhouse and coaching inn.
The White Hart Inn is situated in one of England's highest market towns, Hawes is known locally as the capital of Upper Wensleydale. A former coaching Inn dating back to the 18th century, the Pennine Way passes within yards of the door. Our excellent home-cooked food using local produce is available either in the restaurant or the bar.
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The Fountaine Inn, Linton
Probably the most beautiful Dales inn in the most beautiful of settings .....bubbling streams, stunning hillsides, and charming stone built cottages framed by beautiful gardens and well established trees. A collection of low ceilings, beams and log fires. Spaces created to provide a comfortable and relaxing atmosphere for dining.
The village of Long Preston, in the Yorkshire Dales, near to the Forest of Bowland, is an ideal centre for walking, and touring holidays. Open moorland, hill slopes of the Pennines, caves and waterfalls are all within easy reach of the village. The atmosphere is relaxed and friendly, the welcome is the same
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The Foresters Arms, Grassington
Situated in the beautiful village of Grassington, nestling in the Yorkshire Dales, the Foresters Arms offers a traditional welcome to visitors whether you are on holiday or business. There are seven ensuite rooms, tastefully furnished with TV, tea and coffee making facilities.
The Buck Inn, Malham
Built in 1874 on the site of an old coaching inn. The Buck Inn is the perfect place to relax and unwind. This establishment is known for its fantastic hospitality, and the famous Malham and Masham pie. Set in the centre of the village, we are the perfect place to start and end your walks in the local area.
The Angel is one of the best known and best loved inns in the country and quite simply a delightful place both to stay and dine. With origins in part over 500 years old the inn is, as you would expect, full of atmosphere and charm with oak beams, nooks, crannies and crackling log fires yet with a style that’s both sophisticated and up-to-date and, above all, supremely comfortable.
Welcome to the Craven Heifer, our 17th Century coaching inn located in the Three Peaks Country in the heart of Ingleton in the Yorkshire Dales, famous for its stunning Waterfalls Walk. We are open all year round offering Bed & Breakfast accommodation, excellent kept beers, a range of lunch/evening meals and our renowned hearty breakfast that will set you up for a good day's walking.
Devonshire Arms, Cracoe
The Devonshire Arms is a traditional Yorkshire Dales Inn, perfectly located for exploring the Dales-making it very popular with tourists. Situated just 6 miles north of the delightful market town of Skipton, famous for its medieval castle and local market (Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays).
Nestling in the heart of Dentdale a few miles from the market town of Sedbergh, Dent is renowned as one of the quaintest and prettiest villages in the Yorkshire Dales. Situated in idyllic countryside within easy reach of the Lake District and the West Coast, Dent provides the perfect holiday base. The George and Dragon recently won the prestigious CAMRA Westmorland Cider & Perry pub of the Year.
The Wheatsheaf is a core part of village community life and is well supported, and much appreciated, by a strong local trade. Add to this our excellent en suite accommodation, and you begin to build a picture of a relaxing and convivial venue for your break. We care about all our customers - residents, locals and day visitors alike. Everyone will experience high standards in the food, ales and hospitality that we offer.
After many changes over the past few years, the new owners of The Buck Inn, Buckden, (Michelle and Kevin), are delighted to be at the helm of one of the Yorkshire Dales' finest Inns. Following major refurbishments, Michelle, Kevin and their team would like to welcome customers, both old and new, back to The Buck Inn to sample the fine selection of beers, wines, and mouth-watering local produce on offer. For details on booking accommodation please contact The Buck Inn directly on 01756 761401