“Located in the Market Square, charming stone inn – stylish and welcoming” - AA Inspector
HELMSLEY, NORTH YORKSHIRE
Our Inspector's view
This fine old property enjoys a prominent position overlooking the busy town square in pretty Helmsley. The bar and lounge areas are full of character and real fires glow on the cooler evenings. There is an extensive dinner menu along with a nightly specials board, which uses the best in local, seasonal produce. Bedrooms have been decorated to a high standard and are most comfortable. Some secure parking is available for guests at the rear of the inn. The Feathers is an ideal base from which to explore the North York Moors National Park, and Helmsley is situated on the Cleveland Way walk.
Facilities – at a glance
- Rooms 25
- Family bedrooms: 2
- Bedrooms ground: 2
- Children welcome
- Free TV
- Open parking
- Open all year
- Holds a civil ceremony licence
- 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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