5 of the best places to stay in the stunning North York Moors

The breathtaking beauty of the North York Moors is legendary. The rolling countryside, the rugged sweeping coastline and the numerous picture postcard villages make this wonderful area just perfect for a relaxing break or action packed holiday! There is so much to see and do that one visit is never enough. The moors are a paradise for walkers and nature lovers, with endless tracks and trails to discover. Traditional seaside towns dotted along the coastline offer every kind of activity and amusement, and throughout the region there is a selection of luxury accommodation available to ensure your stay is unforgettable. Here are just a few examples to whet your appetite:

Crathorne Hall Hotel is set in 15 acres of private grounds overlooking the Leven Valley on the edge of the North York Moors. Built is 1906 Crathorne Hall is now a truly fine, stately and luxurious hotel, where only the best will do. Ranked in the top 200 hotels in the UK and Ireland, the hotel boasts 37 luxurious bedrooms, several which are ‘feature bedrooms’ with lounge areas, luxury bathrooms and balconies. Dining at Crathorne Hall is the highlight of any visit, set in a grand dining room with views over the lawns and surrounding grounds, making it the perfect venue in North Yorkshire.

Located in the quaint North Yorkshire town of Helmsley on the fringe of the beautiful North York Moors, the Feversham Arms is a comfortable, eclectic hotel and offers a haven of laid-back luxury, including thirty three luxurious bedrooms and suites, spacious and welcoming guest lounges, a snug al-a-carte restaurant, a pool garden and heated outdoor swimming pool. In addition the luxury Verbena Spa is available to guests and is accessed over a glass link bridge, where the spa heat experience and hot tub is also available.

17 Burgate is set in a stunning Georgian townhouse, offering truly fabulous individually designed and furnished luxury en-suite accommodation, located in the delightful town of Pickering on the edge of the North York Moors National Park. 17 Burgate is a luxury experience for the discerning traveller, refurbished to a very high standard; this charming 17th Century building exudes character, attention to detail and relaxed atmosphere. The comfort and spaciousness of the bedrooms and bathrooms, the secluded walled garden and private car parking ensure a memorable experience.

Aldwark Manor Spa and Golf Hotel offers a luxurious, pampering break for visitors, as well as full business and conference facilities, spa and a superb 18 hole on-site golf course. The hotel is based in a Victorian Manor house which has been sympathetically extended to incorporate the modern facilities on offer. The Spa and leisure centre includes a swimming pool and gym as well as a range of treatments and relaxation rooms. There is a Bistro and an award winning formal restaurant, and refreshments can be taken outside on the patio during the better weather – ideal for a relaxing drink after your round of golf.

Chapters Hotel is set in the pretty North Yorkshire town of Stokesley and offers superb luxury accommodation and award winning fine dining in an historic listed building. This 250 year old building which is now the hotel has been refurbished to combine a clean modern feel in harmony with the original character of the place. The rooms are beautifully decorated and offer every modern convenience. Guests are treated to a wide range of luxurious complimentary toiletries and bath products and there is free Wifi in every room. Eating at Chapters is a delight and the restaurant offers locally produced gourmet food and fine wines.

The luxury accommodation listed above is typical of the superb accommodation available in the North York Moors and North Yorkshire. So for your next UK based holiday come and try this wonderful region – you will not be disappointed.

John Shimeld is Managing Director at Stayin the North York Moors.

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  1. Al Williams says:

    Interesting article, as I used to visit a friend who lived near the york moors and ended up staying in 17 Burgate as a treat.

    I have to say that I found the staff a bit offish and not too helpful. Beautiful area of the country though!

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