The Traddock

Austwick, Yorkshire

‘We have stayed many times, and it remains a favourite,’ writes a trusted reader after this year's visit to the Reynolds family’s popular, dog-friendly Dales hotel. More

Good Hotel Guide Review

‘We have stayed many times, and it remains a favourite,’ writes a trusted reader after this year’s visit to the Reynolds family’s popular, dog-friendly Dales hotel. Built around the 1740s, the house was extended in Victorian times and continues to evolve. Two bedrooms have just been added to a mix that ranges from decent-sized doubles with bath and/or shower to generous suites. All have period furniture, Molton Brown toiletries, home-baked biscuits. The largest, Kickers Ghyll, ‘was huge, with a massive bathroom with a freestanding bath and an excellent separate shower.’ Our reader’s wife loved the traditional styling; he found it old-fashioned, but, ‘that said, it was quiet and comfortable’. Downstairs there are acres of space for relaxing by open fires or on a sunny terrace. ‘The staff are brilliant, friendly and efficient.’ New chef Connor Wilson cooks such imaginative seasonal dishes as guineafowl, barbecued leg, turnip, rosemary; Madeira, hen of the woods; smoked quinoa, nut crumb, mushroom textures, garden herbs. Breakfast includes smoothies, local sausages, Manx kippers, eggs Benedict. Walkers can order a packed lunch. ‘We will certainly return.’ (Peter Anderson, FK)

Hotel details


Graystomber Lane


01524 251224


14. 1 on ground floor.


all year.


3 lounges, bar, 2 dining rooms, function facilities, free Wi-Fi, in-room TV (Freeview), 1½-acre grounds (sun deck), ground-floor restaurant wheelchair accessible.

Background music

in public areas except 1 lounge.


all ages welcomed.


allowed in bedrooms and on lead in public rooms, not in dining rooms, but owners may eat in bar area with their dogs (£5 per dog per night).

Credit cards

MC, Visa.


per room B&B double £95-£230. À la carte £40. 1-night bookings refused Sat.

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Winter Fireside Warmer Special Offer

Sit back and relax in front of the roaring log fire. Enjoy a fabulous cosy break away in the peace and quiet of the Yorkshire Dales. Enjoy a delicious cream tea on arrival, then enjoy your choice from the three course A la Carte dinner menu in the evening and a Full Yorkshire Breakfast in the morning. Includes:- Accommodation in a double ensuite room for 2 people. Yorkshire Cream tea of Scones with Jam & Cream and your choice of Tea or Coffee. Three course A la Carte dinner chosen from the menus. Full Yorkshire Breakfast in the morning. Double rooms from £185 DB&B. Terms & Conditions: Offer subject to availability, excludes Friday and Saturday nights and February Half Term periods (Sunday 16th – Thurs 20th Feb 2020) and is valid for new bookings from Sunday 2nd February until Thursday 2nd April 2020. Please mention the Good Hotel Guide when booking.

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This hotel accepts discount vouchers which entitle readers to a 25% discount off their normal B&B rate for a single night’s stay. Each printed copy of the Guide contains six vouchers worth in total about £150.

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