The Traddock

Austwick, Yorkshire

In a stone-built village ‘in the most beautiful part of the Yorkshire Dales’, this small country house hotel ‘has to be one of the best dog-friendly places in the UK’. More

Good Hotel Guide Review

'One of the best dog-friendly places in the UK' can be found in this small country-house hotel, set in a stone-built village ‘in the most beautiful part of the Yorkshire Dales’. The Georgian house was built by the Ingilby family of Ripley Castle, famously always on the losing side of history. By contrast, the Reynolds family who now own it are perennial winners: ‘It's remarkable how their hotel has remained so consistent over time.’ ‘The food, service, friendly staff, rooms are incredible.’ Bedrooms have period furniture, fresh fruit, home-made biscuits. Town Head loft suite, with ‘great views’ and a ‘fantastic bathroom’ is ‘well worth the money’. A short menu of ‘well-prepared dishes with original but not gimmicky ingredients’ might include pot-roasted cauliflower, satay, greens, smoked butter sauce; salt-aged brisket, baby gem, gherkin, smoked mushroom. Five nights a week there is a tasting menu. An ‘excellent, well-judged breakfast’ includes smoked haddock or Eggs Benedict. Guides, maps and a packed lunch are available for a day of gentle ambling or the strenuous Three Peaks hike. (Anne Thackeray, Michael and Shirley Nicholls, Bill Wood, and others)

Hotel details




01524 251224


14. 1 on ground floor, unsuitable for disabled.


all year. Taster menu Tues–Sat, brasserie menu all week.


3 lounges, bar, 2 dining rooms, function facilities, in-room TV (Freeview), 1½-acre gardens (terrace), ground-floor restaurant wheelchair accessible.

Background music

Classic FM until lunchtime, then background in public rooms except 1 lounge.


all ages welcomed, extra bed/cot £30.


allowed in bedrooms (max 2, £10 a dog night) and public rooms except dining rooms. Owners may eat in bar area with their dogs.

Credit cards

MC, Visa.


B&B doubles from £115, singles from £99. Tasting menu (Tues-Sat) £80, à la carte 3-course £47. 1-night bookings refused Sat.

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Special offers

Yorkshire Gourmet Break Special Offer

YORKSHIRE GOURMET BREAK. Feel revived by the fresh country air and relaxed by the peace and quiet when you stay for two nights Dinner, Bed and Breakfast and explore the beauty of the Yorkshire Dales National Park. Return to the hotel each evening for a fabulous dinner, with complimentary glass of Prosecco each evening, enjoy your choice from our three course dinner on your first night and our stunning nine course Tasting Menu on your second night. Includes:- 2 nights’ accommodation in a double ensuite room for 2 people. Complimentary glass of Prosecco each evening. Three course dinner chosen from our Brasserie menu on the first night. Stunning nine course Tasting Menu on the second evening. Full Yorkshire Breakfast each morning. Double rooms with ensuite shower – £250.00 per room, per night. Double rooms with ensuite bath & shower – £260.00 per room, per night. Luxury double room – £315.00 per room, per night. Suites – £335.00 per room, per night. Terms & Conditions:- Package is subject to availability, excludes Friday, Saturday & Sunday nights and late May Bank Holiday (Sun 28th May to Thurs 1st June 2023) and is only valid for new bookings from Monday 1st May until Thursday 13th July 2023.

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