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White Lion Inn

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Cray | Upper Wharfdale, Cray BD23 5JB, England
White Lion Inn
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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

Arrived for lunch 24.12.2104 but found the pub closed . No mention of this on " www.visittheyorkshiredales.co.uk " website which clearly needs updating. A For Sale notice clearly visible outside. A pity as this pub once had a good rating.

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Formby, United Kingdom
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58 reviews 58 reviews
12 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Stayed here before Xmas and could have bet my savings it would not stay afloat a year. Beer really poor and place was empty- basically a Shadow of its former self since enterprise inns got their hands on the place. They have completely destroyed it. Not even the best, most dedicated landlords have a cat in Hells chance of making... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Was supposed to stay here last week while walking the Dales Way, I had booked in June, just by chance I looked on Trip on Thursday, and was surprised to see the review about being closed!! So on Friday tried ringing, no reply, then trying to get some were to stay, Thank God for the Buck Inn. No one got... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Back in June we booked a two night stay at the White Lion in Cray for 15th and 16th August. We booked early as we knew accommodation would be busy in the area at the time we wanted to go due to the Kettlewell Scarecrow Festival being on. When we turned up on 15th August there was a sign outside... More 

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Huddersfield
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87 reviews 87 reviews
20 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Called in here for a pint or two or three here whilst walking the Dalesway in June. Good selection of real ales and received a warm and friendly reception. Didn't eat here but would definitely recommend calling in for a drink.

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York, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
5 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

This is definitely a case of 'don't judge a book by its cover'. We tried several pubs in the area to eat and this had the best choice menu, friendly good service and the food was excellent. We visited twice and my party all had different meals. Every meal was excellent. Pub itself could do with a little brightening up... More 

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Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Great pub & setting with very sunny terrace. Traditional atmosphere. On the route of the recent Tour de France Grand Depart in beautiful Yorkshire. Needs to improve coffee though. Good parking by stream on and on the route of the Buckden Pike walk.

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Cradley Heath, United Kingdom
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28 hotel reviews
199 helpful votes 199 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Arrived here recently with a group of friends for an overnight stay. Very warm welcome from staff who showed us to our rooms. My room was very clean and tidy, as was the en suite bathroom. Bed was nice and comfortable and a good nights sleep was had. The shower was a slight let down. We couldn't get anything more... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
9 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Dropped into the White Lion Inn during a visit to Barnard Castle last bank holiday, after deciding to take the scenic route back. During our visit we decided to book a couple of nights midweek stay in June. Two nights for the price of one (so long as you dined at the White Lion in the evening). The owner Tim... More 

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west yorkshire
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12 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

I hadnt been to the White Lion at Cray for many years but the two of us travelling the route of Le Toure ( by car , sorry I know thats cheating ) decided to stop for a bevvy and some food. Its on a good walking route too or from Buckden in the Dales which is how I found... More 

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