Best country house hotels in Yorkshire

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. From Harrogate to York, this part of the country is brimming with beauty and charm.
The Devonshire Arms Hotel and Spa at Bolton Abbey

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Country house hotels in Yorkshire

Best country house hotels in Yorkshire

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Middlethorpe Hall & Spa

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York

A walled city filled with history, few places are as beautiful as York and even fewer are as lovely as Middlethorpe Hall and Spa, a country house hotel built in 1713 and now owned by the National Trust.
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The Devonshire Arms

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Skipton

This former 17th-century inn, which is part of the Duke of Devonshire’s 30,000-acre estate at Bolton Abbey, is today an impressive country house hotel, with fine dining and a spa.
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Best country house hotels in Yorkshire

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Best country house hotels in Yorkshire

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Rudding Park

Rudding Park

HARROGATE

In 300 acres of parkland originally laid out by landscape designer Humphry Repton, this welcoming and romantic Grade I listed Regency mansion comes with impressive modern facilities.
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Oulton Hall Hotel, Spa & Golf Resort

Oulton Hall Hotel, Spa & Golf Resort

LEEDS

Occupying an 18th-century mansion this large hotel (part of QHotels group) sits in beautifully landscaped gardens, SE of Leeds. It has a spa, conference and wedding facilities, and a 27-hole championship golf complex in its grounds. Leeds train station is 5 miles away.
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Ox Pasture Hall Country House Hotel

Ox Pasture Hall Country House Hotel

Scarborough

Two miles outside Scarborough in the North York Moors National Park, a dog-friendly country house hotel set in seventeen acres of gardens and grounds. Individually designed bedrooms and suites are in the main house, or set around a wisteria-clad courtyard; some have direct access to the garden. The traditional, stone-walled bar has comfortable seating by a cheerful wood-burning stove, and there is a choice of dining – traditional Yorkshire gastro pub fare in the Bistro, or more creative cuisine in the Courtyard restaurant.
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Historic sites range from the enchanting Fountain’s Abbey to the unmissable Betty’s Tea House.

A great English county would not be complete without its own collection of magnificent country houses, so from National Trust properties like Newby Hall to some of the most luxurious country house hotels that you can stay and spa in, Yorkshire really is an escape that’s all about the finer things in life.

Whether you choose to visit on a romantic weekend escape, a family holiday, a solo spa break or an extended getaway complete with your four-legged friend, Yorkshire has much to offer come rain or shine. Visit for festive Christmas markets or summer walks and picnics under the trees - either way, there’s something for everyone and every occasion.

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Last updated: June 14, 2024