10 characterful hotels in Yorkshire

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Lastingham

Birdsong fills the air around the Wood family’s ‘really lovely hotel’, which stands in large, peaceful grounds on the edge of the North York Moors.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • b&b
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The Black Swan

The Black Swan

Ravenstonedale

‘Warm and friendly’, and ‘good value’ to boot, Louise Dinnes’s Victorian pub-with-rooms stands in a conservation village surrounded by a national parkland of windswept fells.
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
  • gastropub
  • disabled
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The Pheasant

The Pheasant

Harome

Wellies line the stone-flagged floor, a couple of stuffed pheasants take in the scene: an ‘oasis of calm’ overlooking the village duck pond, Jacquie Pern’s chic, rustic hotel on the edge of the North Yorkshire Moors is a ‘really nice place to stay’.
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  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • indoor_pool
  • swimming
  • garden
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Clow Beck House

Clow Beck House

Croft-on-Tees

Heather and David Armstrong have transformed an old farmhouse – in the family for more than a century – into a ‘fascinating and unusual hotel’ spilling over into converted outbuildings and a bungalow.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • fishing
  • wifi
  • parking
  • disabled
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Millgate House

Millgate House

Richmond

It’s hard to pinpoint what Guide readers like best at Tim Culkin and Austin Lynch’s ‘lovely’, characterful B&B, for we hear praise of the ‘warm welcome’; the ‘stylish, comfortable’ rooms; the ‘outstanding’ breakfasts; the ‘beautiful’, award-winning garden.
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • view
  • b&b
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The Pipe and Glass Inn

The Pipe and Glass Inn

South Dalton

Look out for the ‘stunning spire’ of St Mary’s church on the approach to this ‘enchanting village’ – it’s a divine landmark that leads believers to the ‘very best hospitality’ and ‘outstanding food’ at James and Kate Mackenzie’s pub-with-rooms, report Guide inspectors in 2017.
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • wifi
  • gourmet
  • gastropub
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The Carpenters Arms

The Carpenters Arms

Felixkirk

‘A fashionable place that attracts far-flung customers’, this updated pub-with-rooms stands in a small village overlooking the Vale of Mowbray, on the edge of the North York Moors.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • gastropub
  • activities
  • disabled
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Bar Convent

Bar Convent

York

Home to England’s oldest active convent, this unusual Grade I listed Georgian building by the medieval city wall also houses a café and good-value B&B accommodation.
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • value
  • guesthouse
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
  • historic
  • weddings
  • guest_house
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Shibden Mill Inn

Shibden Mill Inn

Halifax

Simon and Caitlin Heaton’s refurbished 17th-century inn stands on a bend of a quiet country lane in the wooded Shibden valley.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • wifi
  • parking
  • gastropub
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The Nags Head

The Nags 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 Star Inn

The Star Inn

Harome

In its ‘quiet village setting’ on the edge of the North York Moors, this 14th-century thatch-roofed inn looks pure chocolate box; as with all the best chocolate boxes, there is deliciousness within.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • wifi
  • gourmet

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…