The Oak Tree Inn


Helperby, North Yorkshire

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The Oak Tree Inn offers guests a wonderfully spacious traditional bar, fabulous restaurant and 6 stylish en-suite bedrooms. Set on the cross roads of historic Helperby and Brafferton, The Oak Tree is easily accessible from Easingwold, Thirsk and Boroughbridge as well as from the A1M and A19, situated less than 30 minutes from York City Centre or 35 minutes from Harrogate. Their fabulous seasonal menu features fantastic Yorkshire produce, along side their famous Provenance classics.

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The Oak Tree Inn
Raskelf Road, HELPERBY, North Yorkshire, YO61 2PH

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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