The Golden Fleece Hotel

Thirsk, North Yorkshire

Classic Double Room

North York Moors National Park

Swaledale, Yorkshire Dales National Park

North York Moors National Park

A charming former coaching inn overlooking Thirsk's cobbled marketplace, between the beautiful North York Moors and Yorkshire Dales – breakfast included

With a hall-hung Georgian coaching clock giving a nod to its rich history, The Golden Fleece Hotel sits grandly in a 16th-century listed building on Thirsk’s cobbled marketplace, between the North York Moors and Yorkshire Dales – ripe for exploration by foot or on bike.

Home to just 26 classically styled rooms, the former coaching inn is the perfect base for visiting all that Yorkshire has to offer, from the knot of narrow streets unfurling from the awe-inspiring Gothic cathedral in York, to North Yorkshire’s wind-whipped dales and moors and the charming seaside town of Whitby, sitting pretty beneath the haunting remains of an atmospheric abbey which stars in Bram Stoker's Dracula.

Once you’ve had your fill of the area’s charms, retreat back to the hotel’s warm and welcoming wood-panelled bar to work your way through the local ales and craft beers from across the globe – a jam-packed gin menu will satiate juniper fans. Later, stake a claim on one of the eclectic chairs dotted throughout the characterful restaurant to tuck into homemade British classics with a modern twist. The Golden Fleece Hotel won a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence.

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  • Staying in a former coaching inn rich in character and charm, overlooking Thirsk’s cobbled marketplace
  • Striking out on wind-whipped hikes through North Yorkshire’s dales and moors
  • Warming up with one of the local ales and craft beers from across the globe at the wood-panelled bar

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