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3.0 of 5 Inn   |   The Village Green, Thornton Watlass HG4 4AH, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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English first
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41 reviews 41 reviews
15 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

Stayed overnight. Firstly this must be one of the most perfect settings - an old pub sitting on the edge of a village green-cum-cricket pitch. Inside the bar of the pub is warm welcoming and friendly with a great selection of real ales. I tried most of them and I can guarantee they were all well kept. Then to the... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne
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25 reviews 25 reviews
24 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

We were disappointed with The Buck Inn, there was nothing attractive about the well worn, old fashioned bedroom furniture or the pink bathroom suite. Breakfast was fine, served by a charming young lady but we didn't think the accommodation was worth £90 per night.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

My partner and I stayed in The Buck Inn on our first night of a motorcycle tour of the UK. We hadn't researched the hotel at all, we booked it as it was the only place in that area with a vacancy that we could find! We were so pleased when we arrived that it turned out to be so... More

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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54 reviews 54 reviews
7 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

We have been going to Thornton Watlass for the best part of half a century - not to stay but as supporters of one of their opposition cricket teams. In all that time, The Buck Inn has been a perfect example of what an English country pub should be. We have grown older with the host(s) but the smile and... More

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Cambridge, England, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

We stayed here for three nights in conjunction with a conference being held at the hotel. We were a little disappointed not to get a discount on the room rates which for us, were £80 for a non-ensuite twin room (in need of redecorating), with a shared bathroom (no shower, only a tub...). We thought the whole place looked a... More

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Newark on Trent
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

Wonderful, a proper old fashioned English country pub with fine ales and a great selection of whisky. Great staff, friendly and attentive. Rooms are clean, bright and airy, with comfortable beds. Breakfast - you have to try the full English, well cooked fresh ingredients and plenty of it. Wish we could stay longer, will be back. Oh, the gardens at... More

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Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
9 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

A memorable meal is as much about circumstance,environment and other people as it is about food quality. So it was with my wife and I when we drove up to our caravan in Bedale in heavy traffic and driving rain. When we arrived cooking was the last thing I wanted to do and, having seen that The Buck Inn has... More

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Casino, Australia
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013

We booked into the Buck Inn using Discover Bookings and loved it. It was an old fashioned English pub with friendly staff who made us feel very welcome. An added bonus was a game of cricket being played between 6pm and 9pm had just started and the pub carpark was part of the field. We enjoyed a great dinner while... More

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

I booked here on laterooms, knowing nothing about the inn or the area. Set amongst the beautiful Yorkshire Dales the village is small and quiet, with a cricket pitch within a modest straight drive of the inn. Indeed the wall of the Inn is one of the cricket pitch's boundaries. Cricket lovers will enjoy the memorabilia in the lounge of... More

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South Yorkshire
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32 reviews 32 reviews
9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

We were passing one afternoon and called in to make a reservation for that evening. The Landlord was very helpful and reserved us a table for seven o'clock. On arriving we were pleasantly surprised by the warm and welcoming atmosphere - a table by the real log burner. The Landlady was pleasant and the food excellent. She even returned half... More

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Address: The Village Green, Thornton Watlass HG4 4AH, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > Thornton Watlass
Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant
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Ranked #1 of 2 B&Bs / Inns in Thornton Watlass
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — The Buck Inn 3*
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