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Population: 1400
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Ampleforth is a pretty Yorkshire village, on the edge of the North Yorkshire National Park, home to over eight hundred and eighty people. Honey coloured limestone cottages nestle amongst glorious countryside which entice walkers relentlessly, the Saxon church of St Hilda has Medieval stained glass windows and the remains of the old Saxon Market Cross outside. The area is shrouded in history from the evocative Chalk Horse carefully carved by Victorian Soldiers into the hillside nearby, and the Medieval Fortress of Helmsley Castle which rewinds time in an instant, with Visitors Centre and impressive ditches. 18th Century Shandy Hall will appeal to book lovers, or on a grander scale Nunnington Hall on the banks of the River Rye, has elegant rooms, impressive tapestries, and fine furniture, outside there are 8 acres of grounds, wildflower meadow, orchards and tea garden which is sure to please. Artists and Photographers are bewitched with magnificent arches of 12th Century Rievaulx Abbey which shares it's intriguing tale in their Museum, or fast forward to the 1940's and enter the fabulous James Herriot Museum in Skeldale House, where Television room sets, and living quarters of this well loved Vet is on display, as well as fascinating examples of all things veterinary.


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The Fairfax Arms Country Inn (2.21 miles)

The Fairfax Arms Country Inn
Nestled in the beautiful Howardian Hills, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the Fairfax Arms is located in the picturesque village of Gilling East. With roots as a coaching inn in the seventeenth century, this ... More | visit website
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Thirklewood House (2.49 miles)

Thirklewood House

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Thirklewood House compromises a private house offering bed & breakfast accommodation. Nestled within expansive gardens in the North York Moors National Park - just three miles from Helmsley, twenty-one miles ... More

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Fauconberg Arms (3.27 miles)

Fauconberg Arms
The Fauconberg Arms is a family-run 17th century country inn full of charm and character. Set in the picturesque village of Coxwold, we offer quality en-suite guest accommodation and first-rate food. Our friendly, traditional pub complete ... More | visit website
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The Feathers Hotel (3.58 miles)

The Feathers Hotel
The Feathers is situated in the heart of the picturesque market town of Helmsley in the North York Moors National Park.Overlooking the market square; the hotel occupies two distinct buildings parts of which date back ... More | visit website
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Black Swan (3.61 miles)

Black Swan

The Black Swan at Helmsley is a historic inn, turned boutique hotel. Its varied exterior, with its black & white timbered, Elizabethan and Georgian elements, portrays a rich history dating back to the C15th. Right ... More | visit website

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The Crown Hotel (3.61 miles)

The Crown Hotel

The Crown is a 16th century coaching inn. It has been tastefully modernised giving maximum comfort to guests without losing its wonderful Old World charm. The hotel overlooks the Market Square in Helmsley - a ... More | visit website

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Feversham Arms Hotel (3.61 miles)

Feversham Arms Hotel
The Feversham Arms Hotel and Verbena Spa was originally an old coaching inn and was rebuilt and renamed in 1855 by the Earl of Feversham. You'll find our staff friendly and naturally welcoming. The decor is electic, ... More | visit website
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The Carlton Lodge (3.71 miles)

Nestling on the edge of the historic Market (Friday) Town of Helmsley the Carlton Lodge Award Winning Guest Accommodation operates under a sustainable visitor charter awarded by the North York Moors National Park.Spectacular scenery surrounds ... More | visit website

Pheasant Hotel (4.29 miles)

Pheasant Hotel

The hotel, established from what was at one time the village blacksmiths, two cottages and the shop, has been renovated and extended to make a very comfortable Country Hotel with 12 bedrooms, all with private ... More

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Forresters Arms Hotel (4.36 miles)

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The Forresters Arms Bed and Breakfast is situated in the picturesque village of Kilburn near York, Surrounded by immense natural ... More

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