The North Moors National Park is one of the UK’s largest expanses of heather moorland, and were one of the earliest parts of the UK to be designated a National Park. It can be tricky to find great accommodation within the park, but our Guru’s list of the best hotels for the North York Moors National Park will help you find the perfect base for whatever kind of exploring you want to do.
Helmsley is a charming market town on the Southern edge of the National Park. It's the perfect base for exploring both Moors and further afield.
Yorkshire is becoming a bit of a foodie hotspot. Here are our recommendations for the best hotels in the North York Moors if delicious dinner is top of your priority list.
As you'd imagine most of the best hotels for the North York Moors are good for walkers. Our particular favourite in this category is:
If you haven’t found anywhere you fancy on our list of the best hotels for the North York Moors National Park, refine your search to:
Located in the Esk Valley with views of the moors sits this eight bedroom property. All rooms are light with contemporary decor and modern bathrooms. Enjoy tea and scones in the sitting room or sun dappled gardens. There is also a full English or Continental breakfast to look forward to.
Michelin-starred gastropub-with-rooms in a peaceful farming village, close to the North York Moors. Comfortably rustic rooms in hunting-lodge style, free-ranging hens plus warm, friendly service create a genuinely relaxed atmosphere.
Traditional Georgian coaching inn, overlooking the market square, with creaky floors and low ceilings, a smart dining room and a choice of traditional or contemporary bedrooms. Great location and a genuinely friendly Yorkshire welcome.
Near Helmsley, Yorkshire
Tastefully converted smithy on the southern tip of the North York Moors. Central courtyard with fruit trees surrounded by attractive bedrooms. Indoor pool and award-winning restaurant.
A historic former coaching inn turned smart hotel in the charming market town of Helmsley. Bedrooms offer a choice between quirky and original or country-contemporary. Guests love the sleek, fine-dining restaurant, pretty tearoom and lovely walled garden. An elegant escape close to the Moors.
Chic old York stone inn and spa located in a picturesque Yorkshire village. Contemporary interiors meet luxury features to make a relaxing stay. Enjoy a diverse menu at the Weathervane, relax at the heated pool and indulge in spa treatments. A luxurious stay for local exploring.
Stately Victorian country house set in 26 acres of attractive gardens. Grand interiors, gourmet restaurant, private woods for walking.
Small country house hotel in North Yorkshire handy for the North Yorks Moors National Park and Durham Cathedral. Set amid fifteen acres it offers a quiet rural escape and is the ideal venue for an intimate wedding or small business event.
This 19th century property has undergone a unique transformation since taken over by Charles and Angela. A designer's dream each of the seven bedrooms are decorated in an art-deco style with ornate wallpapers, retro mirrors and antique beds. The conservatory speaks of Indian summers and high tea.