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Blakey Ridge, Kirkbymoorside YO62 7LQ, England
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The Lion Inn
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stopped for Sunday lunch can honestly say was lovely I work in catering and I hard to please when comes to other peoples food but I enjoyed it today and will go back again when I passing threw maybe make. Night of it and stop over next time 9 out of 10 for me would of been 10 out of... More

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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17 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nearing the end of our C2C adventure it was good to stay at such an iconic place. The Lion has been around since the 1600's and this is reflected well with the photos, info, furniture and pottery all over the rambling [in a pleasant way/ rooms. It suffers from extreme weather - beautiful sunshine with views that are breath taking... More

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Adelaide
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79 reviews 79 reviews
47 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here on the Coast to Coast walk. We walked from Clay Bank Top and it is one of the easiest days on route walking wise so we had considered continuing to Glaisdale but were glad we had booked a night here. Arriving at lunchtime, we enjoyed a tasty lunch and spent the afternoon chatting to fellow travellers in... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here while walking the Coast to Coast. Fabulous location on top of the desolate moors, a welcome sight for weary legs! They run a very efficient service especially for all the walkers who stop here for lunch before plodding onwards, or, like us, stop for the night. Dinner was huge and tasty. Our room was obviously small as... More

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Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Stayed here for three days. The food is very good and the portions are huge. The rooms are very clean and comfortable. We had to change rooms due to late booking, our first room was not huge but this was more than made up for when we moved to room 14. The staff were all very friendly and helpful. We... More

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Perth, Australia
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9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014 via mobile

Few visits to North Yorkshire would be complete without a stop at the lion Inn on Blakey Ridge, the inn has a long history of providing refreshments and shelter to walkers, cyclists and motorists alike. Our meal was both of great quality and substantial size which left us well fed for the rest of the day.

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Sydney
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71 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Can't beat the location. Meals were huge, filling and tasty. This is not 5 star dining, but this is not the reason for coming here. Rooms and bathroom were clean. Shower and bathroom was nice and large with a heated towel rail. However, the beds were soft and soggy. They were too soft for a comfortable sleep. Notwithstanding, others we... More

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Auburn, Maine
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60 hotel reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

We spent a night at the Lion Inn while doing the Coast to Coast Walk. It was a good experience overall. The pub area is very old, and though taller folks will need to remember to duck their head in a few places, the ambiance is terrific. The rooms are down a separate corridor and have a slightly more modern... More

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north yorkshire
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51 reviews 51 reviews
12 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

For some reason haven't been to the Lion for a long while but pleased we revisited because of the setting,food & dining area. Tasty diane sirloin steak with well cooked chips,salad,onion rings & peas.Very filling. My partner had the steak pie & said it was one of the best he has had. The only thing I can say negative is... More

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
19 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

The Lion Inn is an absolute must stop for all Coast to Coasters! It is a family run 16th Century free house located on remote Blakey Ridge at the highest point of the North York Moors National Park. If you are lucky enough to make the walk from Clay Bank on a clear day, the moors are gorgeous in their... More

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Address: Blakey Ridge, Kirkbymoorside YO62 7LQ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > Kirkbymoorside
Also Known As:
The Lion Hotel Kirkbymoorside
The Lion Inn Kirkbymoorside, Yorkshire - North Yorkshire

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