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The Fox and Hounds Country Inn

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45 Brook Lane, Ainthorpe YO21 2LD, England
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  • Location
    4.5 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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North Essex, U.K.
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stopped by for refreshments, whilst on a walk around the Danby area. Ainthorpe is a small quiet hamlet/village, within walking distance of Danby. The Inn sits on a lovely spot. There is a small car park right in front of the Inn, plus a long strip of grass with picnic tables. The Inn does B&B and rents out a cottage... More 

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Pickering, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were attending a wedding locally and the wedding party rented the Inn's cottage for two nights, the first of which (Thursday) was for the groom and friends and the second (Friday) for my extended family. When we arrived we were told that, because the change of occupiers had necessitated a clean of the cottage and changes of bed linen... More 

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Castle Cary, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

We stayed here for 2 nights while visiting family in the area. We had a very pleasant, clean room at the back, lovely big bed, and comfortable. En suite could do with updating, but was clean and lots of hot water (always a bonus) We ate in the restaurant on both evenings, with our family, and we all found the... More 

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Derbyshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 via mobile

Just had 3 lovely days at the Fox and Hounds.Great place pleasant and helpful staff.Brilliant place for getting around if walking,driving or on the Esk Valley Railway in Danby( half a mile away)Great food and super choice for evening meal.Good selection of wines and beers.We will be back.

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Leeds
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

We called in on a busy Friday evening and were very pleased that we could find a table although we hadn't pre booked. The menu offered some really interesting options and we chose haddock goujons and the mushroom and tarragon pate to start, followed by the swordfish and the venison medallions. The main course dishes were slightly overdone but we... More 

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Preston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

On a visit to Danby we decided to venture out to the Fox and Hounds Inn. A lovely cosy welcoming place with a roaring fire. Which seems very popular with both locals and visitors alike. The food was delicious. The drinks were very reasonably priced too. We felt so comfortable here that we stayed for about 5 hours! We must... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

This is the second time my family and I have stayed in Hillsover cottage attached to The Fox and Hounds. There are 7 of us and whilst the cottage looks small there is plenty of room so were not on top of each other! It is clean and very well kitted out to ensure a comfortable break. We are self... More 

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Stamford UK
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Called in here twice during our week in the North Yorkshire Moors area. First time we just had drinks but looked at the menu and decided to return the next day for lunch. There is a large bar area with a log fire and there is a good choice of beers including Theakstons. This is very busy part of the... More 

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Keighley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Just spent 2 nights at the Fox and Hounds. It was lovely, the place was immaculate the staff were friendly the room was very clean and the bed was comfortable. Now the food and drink. where shall I start? Old Speckled Hen for me and Merlot for my wife, both as they should be, sat in front of an open... More 

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Cadeby, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Stopped here on our way back from Whitby for a bite to eat and was very pleased. We ordered Beef sandwiches and that came with a healthy portion of chips and salad. It was absolutely lovely and a welcome break. Don't drive by thinking there is something better as this place is very good and welcoming.

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