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Scarborough, United Kingdom
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We had a Sunday night treat at the Blue Lion in East Witton The room was comfortable the whole hotel so full of atmosphere( just needed a ghost) ,a superb log fire in the bar and our meal was very good .The surrounding area was stunning just 5 miles from Leyburn with Middleham just between.Would recommend to all.

Thank brian f
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My hubby and me went for my birthday weekend. Very relaxing and the bar is full of atmosphere and the place was toasty warm. I think the large superior rooms r slightly over priced but they were comfortable and well presented but good do with maybe having some furnishings replaced they were starting to look a little shabby. But that...

Thank Julie P
Banbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rooms are, in our view, clean and just adequate. Noise can be a problem in many but the rear is a better option during winter months or the courtyard. Bar and dining rooms are comfortable and characterful with worthwhile open fires adding to ambiance. Drink choice is good and not excessively priced but food is, from our experience, more speculative...

Thank Jayesandveetee
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Whilst expensive, on reflection it is definitely worth it. The high quality goods and service shines thorough throughout making for a relaxing and indulgent stay. Great location for walking, fishing or just relaxing. Helpful staff, good food and a decent wine list. Would recommend.

Thank Adam W
Skipton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a lovely find! Log fires, mellow furniture, lovely food and service and a very comfortable room. A very relaxing and enjoyable overnight stay and a very nice breakfast. All well worth the money. I will definitely go back.

Thank jan s
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed January 15, 2017 via mobile

7 of us went for an overnight stay to celebrate a birthday and it was an excellent choice. We were first there and got the choice of rooms but I would have been happy with any of them. The petite double was a good single but was petite for a couple. We felt welcome from the start. The bars had...

Thank JennyLS48
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed January 9, 2017

The evening dinner menu was definitely something special and it was all delicious. We were very pleased we were not eating in the bar though as it felt extremely cramped, the tables were very close together and some seemed to be in the only place to walk through the space. The room was overpriced for what it was - I...

Thank Travelandbooks
Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed January 7, 2017

Stayed at the Blue Lion for one night in December - 2 adults, a 13-year old and a dog - all in one room. We were very comfortable, slept well and enjoyed a lovely meal in the bar area by a roaring fire. There were 2 or 3 starters and mains that were vegetarian and the menu overall had something...

Thank Clara D
Louth, United Kingdom
Reviewed January 6, 2017

Arrived Xmas Eve to stay until 27th Dec. Superior Modern room in courtyard. Large room and en suite but scarcely 'superior'. Shortcomings: 1. No decent bedside lights. ( Uplights undeserving of the name since they were dim and lit nothing.) 2. Faux leather peeling off dressing table. 3. One armchair between two. 4. Ditto upright chair. 5. No flannels provided....

Thank Jeliha
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed January 4, 2017

My partner and I had dinner here the other day and really enjoyed it. It's a tad more expensive than most pubs in the area but a significantly more adventurous menu with great service. We ate in the bar which is a lovely old room with high backed seating and a log fire. It was packed but the staff managed...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Blue Lion

Address: East Witton | Nr Leyburn, East Witton DL8 4SN, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > East Witton
Price Range: $115 - $148 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 15
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Northallerton, United Kingdom
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See which rooms travelers prefer

“we stayed in the main house in room 5 which was lovely.”
 of 5 bubbles jans895, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“Dogs welcome in some rooms . Rooms in main house have more character , newer rooms in courtyard are bigger and more modern”
 of 5 bubbles sarahd209, Dec 15, 2016 | Read review
“Room 15 is wonderful - spacious and quiet!!”
 of 5 bubbles UKBlonde007, Dec 4, 2016 | Read review
“Didn't stay, only ate, but rooms will be quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles Stuartallison, Nov 28, 2016 | Read review
“Our room faced the front of the hotel but noise was never a problem”
 of 5 bubbles 475alisonk, Nov 14, 2016 | Read review
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