Enjoy the taste of Yorkshire at the Wensleydale Creamery, the only maker of Wensleydale cheese. Based in the heart of Yorkshire dales it boasts, must see, amazing views.
Yorebridge House is an award winning Grade II listed former Headmaster’s House and School set amidst hills, rivers and valleys in the stunning Yorkshire Dales. David and Charlotte Reilly, owners of this 5 Star, 3 AA Rosette, boutique hotel and restaurant are dedicated to sharing their passion, for luxury and fine dining with their guests and offer a personal and professional service from the moment you arrive.
The contemporary bedrooms, some with their own outside terrace with hot tub, boast fabulous views, unique design and luxurious finishing touches.
You can relax in the lounge and bar areas, which offer sumptuous interiors, oak flooring, elegant decor and an open fire, or take a tipple on the beautiful lawn and absorb the stunning scenery of Wensleydale. In the evening you can take in the restaurant’s candlelit romantic atmosphere, gaze through the large windows across the valley, or watch chefs at work at the open pass whilst enjoying the superb award winning menus using quality local produce, and enjoy a glass or two from their AA awarded Notable bespoke wine and bar list.
Need to Know
Number of rooms
Check-in at 3.00pm.
Check-out at 11.00am
In 2014 Yorebridge House achieved 3AA rosettes, rewarding the team for their dedication to producing inspiring and innovative dishes, using superb quality local produce.
The menus are designed to complement the character and attributes of the hotel, and to portray the owner’s passion for fine dining. Dan Shotton and his team produce menus excelling in design, flavour and innovation, served in a relaxed, romantic atmosphere, where you are looked after by knowledgeable, friendly and professional staff.
The evening menu boasts an abundance of exciting flavours with surprises throughout, including canapés, amuse bouche, pre dessert, tea or coffee and truffles.
Afternoon Tea and Light Bites menus are available to enjoy throughout the day.
Children are welcome at Yorebridge House.
Fishing, Clay pigeon shooting, bike hire and cycling, horse riding, Range Rover tours, canoe and kayaking. Available to book at nearby locations and can be booked directly with Yorebridge House.
The stunning Orangery which houses the restaurant is a beautiful room with an abundance of large windows with panoramic views of the beautiful Yorkshire Dales. The large French doors lead down onto the terrace and lawns, overlooking fields and hills as far as the eye can see.
Watch the talented team of chefs at work through the open pass, creating refined, 3 Rosette bespoke dishes using delicious local produce and home grown, organic vegetables and herbs grown in the Chef’s very own kitchen garden.
The bar provides the perfect area in which to relax during your stay. The bar benefits from a roaring fire, large windows with cosy sofas with views of the beautifully landscaped gardens. During sunnier climes guests can enjoy afternoon tea on the lawn. The bar stocks an extensive range of wines, champagne, draught beers and spirits, featuring its very own Yorebridge Ale. The wine list has earned AA Notable wine list for 4 years running, an accolade only held by a small number of wine lists in the UK.
Grand Siecle Tasting Room
Head down the original cellar steps to experience the ultimate in luxury with flagstone floors, bespoke granite tasting table and glistening chandeliers in the Laurent-Perrier Grand Siecle Tasting Room, created in 2018.
Both Laurent-Perrier and Yorebridge House are family owned businesses for whom quality is the overriding passion and focus. They have teamed together, forming a perfect partnership, to create this unique and exclusive room.
Lined with hundreds of bottles of sommelier selected wines, champagnes and ports from all over the world, this space is perfect for that extra special occasion providing an experience that will be cherished forever.
Head into the Headmaster’s abode with it’s high ceilings, decadent furnishings and an abundance of natural light streaming through the large bay window.
The Master’s Room overlooks the formal lawn, creating an elegant setting for your event or celebration with countryside views as far as the eye can see, a welcome distraction from everyday city life.
Room rates start from £220 Bed and Breakfast per room per night including VAT.
Special events packages and rates are available throughout the year, please contact the hotel for more details.
Late availability rates may be available on request.
From the North (A1) Exit the A1 at junction 53 for A6108, Scotch Corner. At the roundabout take the 3rd exit following signs for A6108. At the roundabout take the 2nd exit onto Victoria Road (A6108) after 1 mile turn right at Westfields Court, continue for 285 ft then take the 1st left onto Reeth Road (A6108). After 6.8 miles turn left to stay on A6108 and after 0.8 miles turn right to stay on A6108. Continue on this road for a further 0.8 miles when you will need to turn left at Runs Bank (A6108). At the roundabout take the 2nd exit onto High Street (A684) and continue on here A684 towards Hawes, you will then follow on into Bainbridge, as you drive past the village green, take the right turning past the Rose and Crown pub and continue on this road where you will drop down a hill and we are at the bottom.
From the South (A1) Exit the A1 at junction 51 for the A684 exit towards Leeming Bar/ Northallerton/ Bedale/ Masham/ Leyburn. Turn left at the A684 signposted for Leyburn. At the bridge street turn left (A684) after 1 mile turn right onto Market Place, at the roundabout take the 1st exit onto High Street (A684) tpwards Hawes. Continue on this road A684, you will then follow on into Bainbridge, as you drive past the village green, take the right turning past the Rose and Crown pub and continue on this road where you will drop down a hill and we are at the bottom.
7 miles from Garsdale Train Station
50 minutes from Durham Tees Valley Airport
70 Minutes from Leeds Bradford Airport
Attractions Near Yorebridge House
With over 600 years of history, Bolton Castle is one of the country’s best preserved medieval castles, with plenty on offer from family days out, educational trips and historic tours.
Explore the incredible story of the Yorkshire Dales and the people who lived and worked here shaping the landscape for thousands of years. There is plenty of fascinating things for visitors to get involved with and is a truly one of a kind experience to discover what is so unique about the Yorkshire Dales.
A tourist attraction for over 200 years the three stepped waterfall at Aysgarth is a must see when visiting the Yorkshire Dales.
With a 100 foot drop Hardraw Force is the largest single drop waterfall in England, a must see during your visit to North Yorkshire.
The official brewery of Tour de Yorkshire 2018, Black Sheep Brewery for over 20 years has brewed beer with real flavour built on traditional values. Daily guided tours are available, you can visit the fermenting rooms and learn how they brew their award winning beers and get to taste a few too!
The largest Natural Glacial Lake in the old North Riding of Yorkshire, Semerwater has inspired many artists, poets, photographers and has its very own legend pass down for centuries. You can enjoy stunning scenery, long walks, water sports and fishing.
Situated east of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, Harrogate is a town in North Yorkshire. There is plenty to do including spa resorts, Turkish baths, the Royal Pump Room Museum and Valley Gardens.
Situated in Northeast England York is a walled city that was founded by the ancient Romans. It is steeped in history boasting a 13th-century Gothic cathedral with medieval stained glass and two functioning bell towers.
A city based in West Yorkshire, Leeds can be traced to the 5th Century. Leeds has an extensive retail area and is one of the main shopping centres in the whole of the Yorkshire region.
Weddings at Yorebridge House
Yorebridge House have two beautiful rooms licenced for civil marriages and civil partnerships. The Orangery, a beautiful room with panoramic views of the Dale, is perfect for up to 90 guests standing and the Masters Room, with it’s large bay window overlooking the lawn, creates an elegant setting ideal for an intimate ceremony for up to 25 guests.
With five beautiful churches nearby, Askrigg, Hawes, Hardraw, Stalling Busk and Aysgarth there is also the option for a church ceremony followed by reception at Yorebridge House.
With the house and grounds all to yourself, the beautiful, historic buildings are the perfect setting to begin celebrating married life. The beautiful interiors with opulent chandeliers, oak floors and elegant furnishings offer effortless luxury for the most stylish of weddings and the open fire and candlelit rooms create a perfect atmosphere whatever the season.
Your wedding breakfast can be enjoyed in the House for up to 75 guests or in a Marquee or Tipi on the lawn for up to 120 guests.
Your wedding menu will be created by our award winning kitchen team and drinks chosen from our extensive bar and wine list.
Master’s Room Civil Ceremony – up to 25 guests.
Orangery Civil Ceremony – up to 100 guests.
The House Reception – maximum 70 day guests, 120 evening guests.
Marquee or Tipi Reception – maximum 120 day guests, 140 evening guests.
Need to know
Wedding menu options
All of the wedding canapés, menus and evening food have been created by the head chef who is passionate about producing exceptional dishes using the finest locally sourced ingredients.
A range of wedding packages are available including special winter and New Year’s Eve packages.
Wedding planning services
Couples are allocated one of the experienced Yorebridge Wedding coordinators that will assist them throughout the planning of the big day, and are there on the day itself to ensure a seamless and perfect celebration.
House Parties at Yorebridge House
Yorebridge House has four beautiful, contemporary spaces to host your event or occasion. Guests can enjoy “Yore House for the night” with exclusive use options making them feel at home and partake in a variety of indulgent and entertaining activities.
The events team are on hand to assist in the planning and hosting for all events, from family celebrations to wine tasting parties. Here are some of the events to be enjoyed at Yorebridge House.
- Private Dining Tasting Menu
- Champagne Tasting
- Wine Tasting
- Wine Dinner with Speaker
- Champagne Afternoon Tea
- Celebrations – birthdays, anniversaries, engagement parties, baby showers, bridal showers, christening celebrations, weddings
- Business Meetings
- Team Building Days
- Training Days
- Lunch Parties
- Networking Events
- Pre-Dinner Events
- Exclusive use Events (to include all 12 bedrooms)
Meetings at Yorebridge House
Escape and be inspired in one of the beautiful meeting spaces suitable for conferences, meetings, training and staff away days.
With an option of three meeting spaces fully equipped for your business needs, and a variety of dining and entertainment options, Yorebridge House’s delegate packages offer everything you need for a productive and enjoyable business experience.
Half day delegate
Full day delegate
Overnight dinner, bed and breakfast delegate
The events team are on hand to meet your every need and will work with you to create bespoke events personal to your corporate requirements.