King's Head

“A great base for a holiday in a peaceful village” - AA Inspector



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This owner-run inn is in the peaceful and popular village of Kettlewell – it's the perfect base for leisure guests and keen walkers alike. Award-winning meals can be enjoyed in the cosy bar area beside a roaring open fire, and the hearty breakfasts are noteworthy too for their use of the top local produce. With views of either the village church or the Yorkshire Dales, the smart bedrooms offer en suite shower rooms, Freeview TVs, DVD players, quality toiletries and home-made biscuits along with tea- and coffee-making facilities. On-site parking is not available, but there are plenty of public car parks within a short distance.

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4 Star Inn
1-Rosette restaurant
King's Head
Phone : 01756 761600


  • Rooms 5
  • Maximum number of guests: f
  • Dinner Served

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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