Guy Fawkes Inn
“At York’s heart and full of history, a memorable and atmospheric inn” - AA Inspector
YORK, 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
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Our Inspector's view
The Guy Fawkes Inn stands beside York Minster and was the birthplace of the notorious gunpowder plotter, Guido Fawkes. The inn offers stylish rooms furnished with antiques and Italian fabrics and have free WiFi and TVs; the bathrooms have luxury toiletries from Aromatherapy Associates. Many rooms have views of the city or the courtyard. Adding to the atmosphere of this medieval inn are the gas lights and the real log fires. Dine by candlelight in the restaurant which serves traditional food created from locally-sourced ingredients. The bar stocks a wide range of real ales and a selection of fruit wines. The world-famous Guy Fawkes Ghost Walk starts every night from just around the corner.
Awards, accolades & Welcome Schemes
Facilities – at a glance
- Rooms 13
- Family bedrooms: 1
- Bedrooms ground: 2
- Children welcome
- Cots provided
- High chairs
- Laundry facilities
- Children's portions or menu
- Free TV
- Direct Dial
- Open all year
- 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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