What a gem. My friend and I stayed here for 5 days and were given rooms next to each other as requested . It was a such a tranquil sanctuary away from the usual busy working week but close to amenities.
The room was modern,clean and warm. The ensuite bathroom is modern with toiletries and plenty of towels supplied The furniture in the room is a good quality pine with a very comfortable bed and plenty of pillows and cushions.
There is a kettle with tea, coffee and chocolate supplied.A radio is supplied but no television. I thought I would miss the televisio but it was not so. The surroudings are so beautiful and peaceful it encourages you to take advantage of them and walk around the grounds or just listen to the bird song.
There is free wi fi if you want to take your laptop though.
The breakfast choice was very good though vegetarian. However I did not feel I had missed out in any wayon the usual breakfast fayre and the standard was very high and plentiful.
We are not Buddhists but did attend a 1 day course at the large Georgian house in B&B grounds and met some lovely people. The atmosphere in the main house was very calming. Also in the grounds is a coffee shop selling home made fayre and a small shop in the main house selling a small variety of goods. In addition an old church and lake are close to the B&B and house. The grounds and are picturesque to walk around and feel very safe.
You are close to Pocklington so can shop there or visit the local tourist attractions. We went to York and the Eden Camp in Molton which in itself was a full day out really interesting for all ages and very good value.
Sorry this review is delayed but I feel this is a wonderful little gem of a place that should be shared with others.
We will not hesitate in returning hereat least yearly and more if possible.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Yorkshire bed and breakfast just 15 miles from York. Stunning grounds with woodland walks, gardens ponds and lakes. Al rooms are a luxury standard at affordable rates. ... more less
- Also Known As:
- The Wolds Retreat b&b
- The Wolds Retreat Hotel Pocklington