The Plough Inn

“Superbly central for the Yorkshire Dales and the Lake District. Always a warm welcome.” - AA Inspector

LOCATION

SKIPTON, NORTH YORKSHIRE

Official Rating
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Awards
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Our Inspector's view

This beautifully refurbished country pub sits between the Yorkshire Dales and the Forest of Bowland and welcomes both muddy boots and dogs. Walkers will instantly recognise views across to Pen Y Gent and Ingleborough. Rooms are boutique and boast modern extras and of course deeply comfortable beds. Relax with a local ale beside open fires in the traditional bar or outside in the beer garden. Dining is a key feature here with the head chef treading the line between hearty comfort classics and some top-notch cooking dipping into the ample local larder.

Awards, accolades & Welcome Schemes

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1-Rosette restaurant
The Plough Inn
Jack Lane, Wigglesworth, SKIPTON, NORTH YORKSHIRE, BD23 4RJ

Features

Rooms
  • Rooms 10
Children
  • Children welcome
  • High chairs
  • Children's portions or menu
Facilities
  • Free TV
  • Wifi
  • Lounge with TV
  • Open parking
Opening times
  • Open all year
Food
  • 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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