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5.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   West Witton, Yorkshire Dales National Park DL8 4LS, England
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The Wensleydale Heifer
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Durham, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
15 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I've stayed here a few times in the last and it has always been fabulous. However we were really unimpressed with the service here this time. We booked dinner for 8.00 pm, we're asked for our orders before we'd even received the menus, so when they eventually fetched the menus and took our orders over an hour had passed. In... More

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Preston, United Kingdom
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50 reviews 50 reviews
6 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

In one word, the restaurant was exceptional! The food is stunning, both to look at and even more so to eat. This place is not for vegetarians, but if that suits you fine, you won't regret eating here. We were so full yet had to have pudding as well, it just looked so good. We sat in the bar area,... More

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Billericay Essex
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43 reviews 43 reviews
20 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have eaten, in this restaurant, many times on our visits to the Yorkshire dales, it never lets down with its great menu and food and service, it is apparently the best fish restaurant in the uk at present. Everything great, on criticism, can be a little expensive, fish and chips £16.50. Nice meal though!

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in the four poster room as part of a sumptuous Sunday/Monday deal and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The food was excellent although the service was a bit rushed and our free glass of Proseco arrived half way through the meal. The wifi was close to non-existent but that was not necessarily a bad thing given the purpose of... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here as a treat for my husband's birthday. We stayed in the James Bond room which is absolutely fantastic in every way. We enjoyed our complimentary vodka martinis late afternoon and in the evening had a truly fabulous meal in the restaurant. They have a very extensive and interesting wine list!! The staff are all so helpful and... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have just returned from a one night stay at the Wensleydale Heifer. We were given gift vouchers as a Christmas present, on booking we thought it quite pricey but it was highly recommended. We stayed in the Middleham room , what a let down definitely not worth the £140 a night price. The room was tiny. There was no... More

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9 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first visit - My husband chose this for his birthday treat & we thoroughly enjoyed it. As a nice gesture, he was greerted with a card, bottle of the hotel's beer and a balloon. We stayed in the Chocolate room on a Taste of the Heifer basis. The room was very nice & comfortable with the service... More

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Alfreton, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the Wensleydale Heifer on the recommendation of a friend. His son is extremely critical of everywhere he stays, and this is one of the few places he returns to.. So we thought it's worth a try! We were not disappointed! We stayed in the amazing James Bond room, perfect in every way - from the complimentary vodka... More

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Dewsbury
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53 reviews 53 reviews
10 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On our first visit last year we left feeling a little underfed, even though we had a 7 course" fish supper" - the reason being the lack of vegetables. This time we were prepared and although we had the Travelzoo 5 course taster menu at £70 for two, we asked and were pleased to order some additional sides. As before... More

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Huddersfield
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4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our stay was a birthday treat. From the moment we arrived until the moment we left "The Heifer" - the service and experience was second to none. The staff were super friendly and could not be more helpful. The decor in The Heifer has to be seen to be believed, not to mention the food which was out of this... More

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Address: West Witton, Yorkshire Dales National Park DL8 4LS, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > Yorkshire Dales National Park
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — The Wensleydale Heifer 5*
Also Known As:
The Wensleydale Heifer Hotel Yorkshire Dales National Park
Wensleydale Heifer Hotel

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A traditional Coaching Inn with a difference! The Wensleydale Heifer offers a top quality restaurant, and accommodation equally impressive with the emphasis on comfort and customer satisfaction. We like to let our guests do the talking "the best place to eat in Yorkshire, where service and food quality is second to none... the room was delightful and 1st class.." The Heifer has nine themed rooms, all beautifully appointed with full facilities. ... more   less 
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