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West Tanfield HG4 5JQ, England
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The Bull Inn
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Albany
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39 reviews 39 reviews
27 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed 1 night at the Bull a week or so after the Tour de France had been through (lots of yellow all through the village). Our room was spacious ands clean with a nice bathroom. We enjoyed our evening meal and loved having a relaxing ale in the garden overlooking the river. Breakfast was excellent. Gill and the rest... More

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Derby UK
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A little gem!! Stayed for two nights and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. The pub serves a first class pint along with 'restaurant type' food at 'pub type' prices. Breakfast was excellent and we hope to return sometime very soon. The icing on the cakes for us was the location and the fact that within just a few minutes ride, we found... More

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came across this delightful pub on our travels back in April when we called in for a quick drink. We decided to book it for a two night stay and we were not disappointed. Jill and her staff are so helpful with advice on places to visit and routes to take. Having just had the Tour de France pass by... More

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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

We stopped off at this pub on our way back one evening for a cheeky cider and noticed they did a pizza menu. It was a friendly pub ( as visitors, sometimes local pubs can appear hostile ). This didn't it was very friendly and if you have dogs it's doggy friendly too. We went back to try the pizzas... More

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Leeds, Yorkshire
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12 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

We'd never been to the picturesque village of West Tanfield, near Ripon, before but were going to see Theatre of the Dales performing "The Merry Wives of Windsor" in the garden of The Bull Inn. It's an old and characterful pub with a beautiful beer garden leading down to the River Ure. We had Sunday lunch - excellent roast beef... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

We stayed two nights at The Bull Inn this weekend whilst visiting the area for a festival and can't recommend it highly enough. The pub itself is full of character and characters! Our tree themed room was fantastic, very comfy king size bed which can also be made into twin beds, the staff rang us that morning to check which... More

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21 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

Visited on a Thursday lunchtime , was just passing and decided to pop in . I didn't want too much so decided on the salt and pepper squid ... What a treat .. It was cooked to perfection in a garlic butter , lemon and tomato sauce and was absolutely fantastic !! And this is in a pub , the... More

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Market Rasen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

We stayed locally and popped in for a meal, we didn't book and although they were busy they were very accommodating, staff were very friendly and we took our 2yr old grandson and he was equally welcome. They have a beer garden but due to weather we didnt get to see this. the food was really nice my husband said... More

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013

We stayed at the Bull Inn for one night for a family get together. Gill and Phil have created a pub with great food and a welcoming atmosphere. The rooms upstairs were warm and cosy. The bed was very comfortable - a great night's sleep after a wonderful dinner!

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Lancashire
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166 reviews 166 reviews
65 hotel reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

We stayed on a Sunday night and were the only people doing so that night. The staff were all welcoming and friendly. The twin room was quite small but more than adequate for an overnight stay with a view over the centre of the small village. The beer garden is on the banks of the River Ure - this makes... More

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Address: West Tanfield HG4 5JQ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > West Tanfield
Also Known As:
The Bull Hotel West Tanfield
The Bull Inn West Tanfield, North Yorkshire

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We offer excellent quality home-cooked food,real ales, fine wines & friendly service.Where possible produce is sourced locally and a wide variety of salads, snacks or full meals are freshly prepared by our creative team. Children are welcome and dogs can be taken into the beer garden where we now have Brymor Ice Cream. We have five delightful en-suite bedrooms with picturesque views.Nearby attractions include Lightwater Valley,Harrogate, Bolton Castle, Ripley Castle,Fountains Abbey, and many more. Popular pastimes include canoeing onthe River Ure, fishing, tennis & walking.Situated in the gateway to the YorkshireDales, The Bull Inn is 6 miles from Ripon and10 minutes from the A1. Please note that we have on occasion been mistaken for the The Black Bull in Ripon as there is an error on google maps. ... more   less 
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