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Leeds, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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Reviewed 4 February 2016

My husband booked this as a surprise and what a surprise! We stayed in the Chocolate Room which contained more chocolate than we could eat. Also a small plate of homemade chocolates and a couple of cakes. Whilst this is not a budget stay the owners do not skimp on extras and I would say it is well worth the... More 

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1 review
Reviewed 4 February 2016

Thank you to all your team. It was my partner's birthday and we both loved it. The hotel was stunning and the Chocolate Room was superb. Only very tiny piece of feedback from a female in a darkened room during dark nights was to think about the lighting around the mirror - it made getting ready for dinner very difficult.... More 

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Reviewed 2 February 2016 via mobile

Excellent stay from start to finish! I booked this my boyfriends birthday as a surprise, I booked the steak and lobster package, staying in the chocolate room! The staff are so accommodating and friendly and really can't do enough for you. We had homemade treats brought to the room, there was a balloon and bear for a birthday present. We... More 

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fatheifer, Guest Relations Manager at The Wensleydale Heifer, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review. I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. I will pass on your kind comments to all the staff and look forward to welcoming you back in the future. More 

Yarm, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 February 2016

I booked a nights stay for Valentines Day night recently and went for the Sunday Sumptuous offer. This was advertised on the website as £200. For this you received a choice of Steak or Lobster each and a nights stay in the B&B. They took £50 as a deposit. All good and well. I, in the meantime, booked tickets to... More 

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fatheifer, Owner at The Wensleydale Heifer, responded to this review

Thank you for posting your review, we are really sorry that this happened, we did have a glitch in the computer booking system, this has not happened before in the business and we would usually honor the deal that the guests had booked on but we did feel that it wouldn't have been fair to the other customers who hadn't... More 

Leeds, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
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Reviewed 1 February 2016 via mobile

It is always a pleasure to come here to enjoy the warm, accommodating hospitality and excellent food. We had the tasting menu this time which was a real treat and a good mix and the various little touches on the food, room and service were all very much appreciated. We will no doubt be back soon!

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 31 January 2016

My wife and I were recommended The Heifer and we decided to book the Gourmet Package. We stayed in the James Bond room. Suffice to say we were totally amazed at the whole experience. From the glass of champagne we were given on arrival we guessed it was going to be good but it was FAB. The owner David showed... More 

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Darlington, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 31 January 2016

My husband was given a voucher for the taster menu for 2, as a gift. So I decided to book a room and make a night of it. We stayed in the Four Poster Room, a beautiful, quaint, little room with beautiful bedding and furnishings. However signs of damp coming through in a few places which I wasn't expecting to... More 

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fatheifer, Owner at The Wensleydale Heifer, responded to this review

Thank you for your review on your recent stay with us. I am very happy that you liked our four poster room, it is one of our most popular rooms. We have had very bad weather here over the last month and had a few problems with the roof which has caused a few problems for us but we have... More 

Derby, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 29 January 2016

We stopped overnight in the Chocolate Heaven Room. It was a brilliant experience. We were met by the owner who showed us our room and the hotel's amenities. There were so many added extras. My husband was very complimentary about the handmade white chocolates in the room and was given extras to take home! The room was very comfortable as... More 

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Skipton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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Reviewed 28 January 2016

Extremely pleasant stay in convivial atmosphere. Never had such large portions on a taster menu! Accommodation was immaculate and the staff very attentive and helpful and special attention paid as it was my wife's birthday. I will definitely be returning.

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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 28 January 2016 via mobile

We were looking for a nice dinner out that had some accommodation also in an interesting location. The Heifer ticked all the boxes and definitely delivered. Food was really brilliant and top notch. Accommodation was comfortable and had everything we needed - and the Sherry on arrival! Location is fantastic for exploring The Dales.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A traditional Coaching Inn with a difference! The Wensleydale Heifer offers a top quality restaurant, and accommodation equally impressive with the emphasis on comfort and customer satisfaction. We like to let our guests do the talking "the best place to eat in Yorkshire, where service and food quality is second to none... the room was delightful and 1st class.." The Heifer has nine themed rooms, all beautifully appointed with full facilities. ... more   less 

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Address: West Witton, Leyburn DL8 4LS, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > Leyburn > West Witton
Price Range: $201 - $354 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Wensleydale Heifer 5*
Number of rooms: 13
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The Wensleydale Heifer Hotel Yorkshire Dales National Park
Wensleydale Heifer Hotel
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