17 Burgate House
“Hospitality is a major strength here; engaging and friendly” - AA Inspector
PICKERING, NORTH YORKSHIRE
- Social distancing and safety measures in place
- Follows government and industry guidelines for COVID-19
- Signed up to the AA COVID Confident Charter
As we a have both worked in healthcare, we already have a good understanding of infection control and measures. Therefore we have tailored this into our risk assessment including training, mitigating the risk of contraction by pathogens. Naturally this is subject to the government guidelines. Being a large building and with limited number of guests within the building at any given time, allows for good social distancing.
Our Inspector's view
An elegant house close to the centre of Pickering and the castle, 17 Burgate House offers comfortable, individually designed bedrooms with all modern facilities, including free WiFi, iPod docks, DVD/CD players and comfy seating. Public areas include a restful lounge with a well-stocked bar and a dining room featuring a good choice of local, healthy foods cooked to order. Supper is offered but must be booked in advance. The rear garden is a heaven of tranquillity and the car park is a definite bonus considering the house’s central location. Hosts Allan and Ashley make every effort to maintain green and sustainable credentials.
Facilities – at a glance
- Rooms 5
- Free TV
- DVD Player
- Lounge without TV
- Open parking
- Maximum number of guests: f
- Afternoon Tea
- Dinner Served
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About the area
Discover North Yorkshire
North Yorkshire, with its two National Parks and two designated Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, is England’s largest county and one of the most rural. This is prime walking country, from the heather-clad heights of the North York Moors to the limestone country that is so typical of the Yorkshire Dales – a place of contrasts and discoveries, of history and legend.
The coastline offers its own treasures, from the fishing villages of Staithes and Robin Hood Bay to Scarborough, one time Regency spa and Victorian bathing resort. In the 1890s, the quaint but bustling town of Whitby provided inspiration for Bram Stoker, who set much of his novel, Dracula, in the town. Wizarding enthusiasts head to the village of Goathland, which is the setting for the Hogwarts Express stop at Hogsmeade station in the Harry Potter films.
York is a city of immense historical significance. It was capital of the British province under the Romans in AD 71, a Viking settlement in the 10th century, and in the Middle Ages its prosperity depended on the wool trade. Its city walls date from the 14th century and are among the finest in Europe. However, the gothic Minster, built between 1220 and 1470, is York’s crowning glory.
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