10 characterful hotels in Yorkshire

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Lastingham

‘The Wood family continues to run this little hotel like a vocation,’ say readers this year, having visited regularly for over three decades.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • b&b
  • country_house
  • wi-fi
  • dog_friendly
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The Black Swan

The Black Swan

Ravenstonedale

A babbling brook etches a course past Louise Dinnes’s ‘good-value, thoroughly dependable’ Victorian pub-with-rooms, where visitors find ‘outstanding food’ and ‘welcoming, efficient service’.
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
  • gastropub
  • disabled
  • wi-fi
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The Pheasant

The Pheasant

Harome

‘In a quiet part of the village, overlooking the duck pond,’ Jacquie Pern and Peter Neville’s ‘very comfortable hotel’ finds favour with trusted readers.
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  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • indoor_pool
  • swimming
  • garden
  • walking
  • gourmet
  • wi-fi
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Clow Beck House

Clow Beck House

Croft-on-tees

Heather and David Armstrong are warm and accommodating hosts at this ‘fascinating’ hotel, occupying a farmhouse and rustic-looking, purpose-built annexes.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • fishing
  • wifi
  • parking
  • disabled
  • wi-fi
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The Star Inn

The Star Inn

Harome

‘Wow, what a wonderful place this is!’ A regular reader lauded Andrew Pern’s restaurant-with-rooms on the edge of the North York Moors, which has a Michelin star and ambience on tap.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • wifi
  • gourmet
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Millgate House

Millgate House

Richmond

‘Silver, copper, glass, china, pictures, rugs’ and other treasures are ‘trustingly displayed’ at Tim Culkin and Austin Lynch’s ‘wonderfully eccentric B&B’ just off the town square.
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • view
  • dog_friendly
  • wi-fi
  • walking
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The Carpenters Arms

The Carpenters Arms

Felixkirk

‘Excellent standards are being maintained,’ confirms a Guide trusty this year, after staying at this village inn with rooms overlooking the Vale of Mowbray.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • gastropub
  • activities
  • disabled
  • wi-fi
  • parking
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Bar Convent

Bar Convent

York

Peace, quiet and a slapup breakfast are to be found at a B&B in England’s oldest active convent, next to the city’s medieval walls.
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • value
  • guesthouse
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
  • historic
  • weddings
  • guest_house
  • wi-fi
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Shibden Mill Inn

Shibden Mill Inn

Halifax

Opposite Red Beck, the stream that once powered its machinery, this former mill draws visitors to the wooded Shibden valley.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • wifi
  • parking
  • gastropub
  • wi-fi
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The Nag’s Head

The Nag’s Head

Pickhill

Janet and Edward Boynton’s 19th-century coaching inn between moors and dales is roundly endorsed by Guide readers, who praise its ‘hospitable, interesting owners’, ‘enjoyable dinners’, ‘relaxing atmosphere’ and ‘excellent value’.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • value
  • wifi
  • parking
  • exceptional_value
  • gastropub
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The Pipe and Glass Inn

The Pipe and Glass Inn

South Dalton

St Mary’s ‘stunning spire’ rises like Jack’s beanstalk – a heavenly marker of the approach to James and Kate Mackenzie’s ‘sublime’ pub-with-rooms.
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • wifi
  • gourmet
  • gastropub
  • wi-fi
  • walking

With its blend of history and nature, dramatic vistas and enchanting villages, Yorkshire has much to offer the discerning traveller, not least of all beautiful places to stay.

Here the Good Hotel Guide recommends 10 of our top characterful hotels in Yorkshire, all of which embrace different prized aspects of the region…