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Dining at the Rendezvous Hotel in Yorkshire

Book a romantic Valentine’s Day dinner at the Rendezvous Hotel

Romantic dining at a leading Yorkshire Dales Hotel

Not long to go now until the most romantic day of the year and what better way to rekindle the romance or start a brand new relationship than enjoying a romantic dinner here at the Rendezvous Hotel?

Our canal side Baby Swan Restaurant enjoys an excellent reputation for the high quality of the delicious food on offer and we take great pride in sourcing local ingredients from local suppliers where possible. The menu in our Baby Swan Restaurant is designed to showcase the quality of the ingredients and although our chef likes to keep the dishes fairly simple, we’re confident that you’ll be impressed! From tender steaks through to succulent fish and imaginative vegetarian dishes, the menu in our Baby Swan Restaurant offers something for all tastes and appetites.

Fine dining at the Rendezvous Hotel in Yorkshire

The setting of our Baby Swan Restaurant is pretty hard to beat as it boasts beautiful views across the canal through to the picturesque scenery of the Yorkshire Dales beyond. The perfect venue for a romantic meal with your loved one, the Baby Swan Restaurant is sure to impress.

If you’d prefer to treat your date to a delicious afternoon tea, we’d like to recommend the afternoon tea which is also available in the Baby Swan Restaurant. Including a selection of delicious dainty sandwiches, savoury treats, cakes, scones and deserts, enjoying an afternoon tea at the Rendezvous is a wonderful and very romantic way to enjoy an afternoon with your loved one.

Contact the Rendezvous by calling 01756 700100

We’re busy taking bookings for our Baby Swan Restaurant and with Valentine’s Day just a couple of weeks away, we suggest you contact us as soon as possible if you’d like to make a reservation.

 

family outdoors

Why not book a half-term break at the Rendezvous Hotel?

Skipton is known at the ‘Gateway to the Yorkshire Dales’, making it the perfect destination for a fun-filled half-term break with your children or grandchildren.

The Rendezvous Hotel is in an ideal location on the outskirts of Skipton; within easy reach of Skipton town centre and all that the beautiful Yorkshire Dales has to offer. Whether you like nothing more than relaxing over a coffee, enjoying the great outdoors or delving into Yorkshire’s fascinating past, Skipton and the Dales has something for everyone one!

The perfect family-friendly destination in Yorkshire

Bolton Abbey makes a wonderful day out with children and as the Yorkshire seat of the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire, the Bolton Abbey Estate is home to miles of easy walking routes through stunning countryside. Bolton Abbey is incredibly family-friendly and with trails specially designed for children through to the Cavendish Pavillion café and coffee shop, you’ll find that the younger members of your family will be made very welcome.

The Embsay & Bolton Abbey Steam Railway is another must-see family-friendly attraction. Certain to delight fans of Thomas the Tank Engine and older members of the family alike, the Embsay and Bolton Abbey Steam Rail is a beautifully restored and preserved section of the former Midland Railway Route which ran from Skipton to Ilkley. Both Bolton Abbey and Embsay stations have well stock gift shops and tearooms serving delicious snacks, cakes and drinks.

Malham and the famous Malham Cove make a wonderful day out and is the ideal place to explore a classic Yorkshire Dales limestone landscape. A wide range of walks start from Malham and Malham Cove, with routes to suit all levels of fitness. A visit to Malham is well worth a visit and the village itself is home to a number of pubs and cafes.

These are just a few examples of what’s on offer and if you’d prefer to stay a little closer to home, Skipton town centre boasts a wide range of family-friendly attractions including Skipton Castle and boat trips on the picturesque Skipton Canal.

Book your half-term stay the the Rendezvous Hotel in the Yorkshire Dales

We’re proud to be able to offer a wide range of family-friendly accommodation and whether you’d like to stay in a family room or would prefer one of our serviced apartments, we’d be delighted to help. If you’d like to make a reservation or to find out more about our fantastic value room rates, please don’t hesitate to get in touch for further information.

 

Dancing in Skipton

Skipton Stars in ‘Our Dancing Town’

Last night on BBC2, Skipton starred in ‘Our Dancing Town’  when we celebrated our history and heritage in a dance event choreographed by West End performer Steve Elias.

We’re very proud to announce that amongst the fleet footed dancers on screen were our very own Malcolm Weaving,  Lindsay and Elizabeth from the Rendezvous Hotel reception as one of the lead dancers!

Watch the finished Skipton dance extravaganza here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p04p0yft or watch the whole episode on BBC iPlayer here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b08bgqpj/our-dancing-town-2-skipton

Weddings in Yorkshire

Yorkshire Dales weddings at the Rendezvous Hotel

Your dream wedding in Yorkshire

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and whether you’re thinking of popping the question or have already started planning your big day; here at the Rendezvous we’re proud to be one of the leading wedding venues in the Yorkshire Dales.

Our complete wedding packages start at an incredible £2017 and we have a limited number of dates still available for booking in 2017. We offer packages for either 50 or 100 guests, including Civil Ceremony room hire, a three course wedding breakfast, reception drinks after the ceremony and a sparkling toast.

Your perfect wedding day

Here at the Rendezvous we take planning a wedding as seriously as you do and we’ll go the extra mile to ensure everything runs smoothly on the big day. From the ceremony, photographs and the wedding breakfast, our wedding team will be on hand to oversee even the smallest details.

The perfect venue for couples planning on getting married in the beautiful Yorkshire Dales, the Rendezvous provides a picturesque backdrop for your wedding photos. Our canal side setting is the ideal place for photos but if the weather isn’t so good, our magnificent central staircase is a popular location for wedding photos.

We know that every wedding is unique and this is why we offer couples a wide range of options, designed to help personalise your day. We’ll aim to meet any requirements so you can be sure your wedding day really is the day you’ve always dreamt of!

Contact us for details of weddings at the Rendezvous Hotel

If you would like to find out more about our wedding packages for 2017, or to discuss availability, please don’t hesitate to get in touch for further information. Our wedding planning team can be contacted by calling 01756 700 100 or why not download our 2017 Wedding Pack?

Romantic hotel breaks in Yorkshire

Love is in the air! Why not book a romantic Valentine’s break?

Romantic hotel breaks in Yorkshire

With just one month to go until the most romantic day of the year, why not take the opportunity to book a luxurious Valentine’s break here at the Rendezvous Hotel? Whether you’d like to rekindle that romantic spark or are starting out on a new relationship, a break at the Rendezvous is a wonderful and very romantic way to enjoy spending time with your Valentine.

Starting at just £67.50 per person and including a box of chocolates and a bottle of bubbly, our Valentine’s week breaks offer our superb quality accommodation at an unbeatable price. Whilst staying at the Rendezvous you’ll have the opportunity to dine in our Baby Swan restaurant which looks out over the picturesque Skipton canal and serves a delicious menu prepared by our talented catering team. Our extensive leisure facilities are also fully available to guests and include a steam room, swimming pool, sauna and much more.

Yorkshire Dales hotel accommodation

Thanks to our fantastic location on the edge of the beautiful Yorkshire Dales National Park, the Rendezvous is the ideal base for exploring all that this stunning part of the world has to offer. From the iconic Dales countryside, wild moorlands, traditional market towns and pretty villages, the Yorkshire Dales has something to offer for everyone.

Contact the Rendezvous on 01756 700 100

So rather than resorting to the usual bunch of flowers or a meal in your local restaurant, why not book a romantic Valentine’s break here at the Rendezvous instead? This special offer is selling fast so don’t delay – get in touch with our reservations team today to find out more!