A riverside conversion of a Victorian grammar school and headmaster’s house gains an A* for splendid, characterful, boutique-style bedrooms, some with terrace and hot tub, and short, set-price, foodie-pleasing menus.
On the edge of the village, with sweeping views over Wensleydale, this Victorian rectory B&B in landscaped gardens is slightly austere without, belying exuberant and stylish interiors, mixing antique and modern pieces, contemporary artworks, cool bathrooms and cocktails.
The Black Swan - Two night Dinner, Bed & Breakfast Special Offer
Kirkby Stephen -
12 miles away
Holding court in the centre of Ravenstonedale, ‘twixt the Lakes and the Dales, The Black Swan has the hallmarks of a much-loved village inn: home-cooked food, cheery atmosphere and comforting bedrooms.
In ‘England’s book town’, under mighty Howgill Fells on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, this is just the place for a drover’s platter and a pint – or Korean beef, shiso and sesame with a shot of wasabi vodka.