Whitefriars Country Guesthouse Settle - Pony trekking, Hiking, River fishing, Bike hire
A delightful 17th century family house, with monastic origins set in spacious gardens and courtyard, situated in the centre of the ancient market town of Settle. We are a short walk (7mins) to Settle station for the Settle-Carlisle Railway.
We offer comfortable guest house accommodation and home cooked meals. We have ample car parking in the grounds for all guests A central Pay Phone is available. The Guesthouse is Non Smoking throughout .
We have been recommended by Which Books, "The Good Bed & Breakfast Guide" for the last three years. This is how the guide describes Whitefriars......
"Whitefriars, set in substantial gardens with a courtyard, is in the centre of this ancient market town that is at one end of the scenic Settle to Carlisle railway. The building could almost be straight out of the pages of a Jane Austen novel, with its elegant bow windows at ground- and first-floor level.
It dates from the seventeenth century, and as the name suggests, the buildings origins are monastic. Inside the house boasts beams, a log fire, marble fireplaces and a grandfather clock, and the owners have combined traditional furnishings with a mixture of antiques and more modern pieces.All the bedrooms are of a good size and comfortable; five of the nine rooms have en suite showers.The licensed dining room is where an 'excellent' breakfast is served"
Our 9 comfortable bedrooms all have:-
- Hot and cold water.
- Tea and coffee making facilities.
- Colour television.
- Central heating.
Five of our rooms have en-suite toilet and shower.
We have two spacious lounges, with original beams and marble fireplaces, one with open log fire and colour television.
May we welcome you to Whitefriars. Being a family run house children are welcome, but we are sorry that there are no facilities for pets. We pride ourselves on the standard of our breakfasts. Full English breakfast or various alternatives including vegetarian are provided.
Situated on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, Settle is an ideal centre from which to explore the beautiful countryside full of waterfalls, caves and fells.
Settle has its own indoor Swimming Pool, Golf Course, Bowling Green, Art Gallery, and an excellent selection of interesting Shops and Restaurants, there is a Market every Tuesday.
Also close at hand: -
- Pony Trekking.
- Yorkshire Dales Falconry Centre.
- The Three Peaks
- Ingleton Waterfalls
- White Scar Cave
- Ingleborough Cave
- Malham Cove and Tarn
There are lots of minor roads - ideal for cycling. Enjoy a trip on one of the most scenic railways in Britain, The Settle to Carlisle Railway. For Steam enthusiasts the Keighley - Howarth and Embsay - Bolton Abbey railways provide memorable days out.The Lake District, Morcambe Bay, The trough of Bowland, Bronte country and Herriot Country, all offer a days easy touring.
Whitefriars Country Guesthouse - Settle - North Yorkshire