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The Blue Lion

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Room & Suite (13)
Dining (4)
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Surrounded by the splendor of the Yorkshire Dales National Park and nestled in the heart of iconic Wensleydale the historic 18th century Blue Lion Inn encapsulates the finest elements of traditional rural England. Paul and Helen Klein have run the Blue Lion Inn for over 25 years creating a blend of quintessential English coaching inn with modern comfort to relax and recharge. Whatever you require of the Blue Lion, be it real ale and food at the bar to candlelit fine dining and beautiful accommodation you can be sure that your stay will be homely, welcoming and full of friendly character.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast Available
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Public Wifi
Room features
Non-Smoking Rooms
Good to know
Historic Hotel
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Yet again Paul, Helen, Jon and the team pulled out all the stops and made this our second wonderful Xmas experience in their lovely home - thank you to everyone involved. Our room in the main house was comfortable, quiet and warm, with all the facilities you needed; staff were
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This hotel hits the mark. Great location for a gathering with friends. Helpful staff and great food, with comfortable large rooms. Plenty of car parking away from road, with downstairs rooms available also dog friendly.
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Great little find. On an anniversary weekend away and went for a lovely meal. Food excellent fine dining. A little on the expensive side but food amazing quality. Selection good and food cooked to perfection. Good ample space and tables not clustered together. Wine selection
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Booked a table in the bar as we were with two dogs. A most comfortable room with log fire and elegant wooden tables. The extensive evening menu is both printed and on chalk boards around the room. The food was excellent - a very fresh mackerel dish with pickled
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Booked a table for a Friday night in the restaurant. Normally prefer to eat in pub bars but it was full that night. Restaurant was beautifully decorated as were the tables. Nice to have some silverware as well. Service was friendly and efficient although sadly spoilt by one
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the offending bed complete with springs
Blue Lion : notre chambre
Inside the room
Beautiful bathroom
Gorgeous room
Are dogs allowed in?
There were dogs in there when we went!
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The dining room looked wheelchair accessible but not sure if there is an accessible toilet.
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Is there anywhere to park?
Yes, we have a large car park at the back of the building.
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"Rooms at the back of the main house or in the courtyard are quieter."
"Speak to the owners for their suggestions, they are very personable and helpful."
"We stayed in a courtyard room which was very private and quiet"
"All rooms to same high standard I expect."
"Don't pick room 3."
$120 - $164 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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United KingdomEnglandYorkshireEast Witton
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