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Spring breaks at the Rendezvous
Short breaks and holidays at the Rendezvous Hotel in Yorkshire
Although spring seems like a long way away at the moment, hopefully it won’t be too long until the weather improves and spring arrives! Spring in the Yorkshire Dales is a particularly lovely time of year so why not join us for a short break and take the opportunity to explore all that this wonderful part of the world has to offer?
The Rendezvous Hotel – the perfect base for exploring Yorkshire
Whether you like nothing more than exploring the countryside on two feet, or prefer to tackle the hills and Dales by bike, the Yorkshire Dales National Park is the ideal location for a spring break. The National Park boasts some of the most beautiful countryside in the North of England and thanks to many hundreds of miles of stunning walking and cycling routes, is a wonderful place to enjoy the arrival of spring.
The Rendezvous Hotel is conveniently located in the outskirts of Skipton, a picturesque market town on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales National Park. Skipton itself is well worth exploring and offers a wide range of interesting independent shops -Skipton has previously won the accolade of High Street of the Year – cafes, restaurants, pubs and market, is a great place to explore. Skipton also has one of the most complete medieval castles in England – an impressive sight at the top of the High Street which is well worth exploring.
A little further afield but also well worth visiting is the stunning Bolton Abbey Estate, Yorkshire home of the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire, whilst the village of Haworth, home of the famous Bronte sisters, is within easy reach of the Rendezvous Hotel.
Contact us for further details of our short break special offers
From unbeatable midweek breaks for the over 60s, through to family-friendly accommodation and tailor made packages for groups, here at the Rendezvous Hotel we offer a wide range of unbeatable value offers. If you would like to find out more about booking a short break in the Yorkshire Dales, why not get in touch today for further information?
Eventful Dreams at the Rendezvous Hotel
Visit our Yorkshire wedding fair and start planning your special day
Following on from our recent blog post about weddings at the Rendezvous Hotel, we’re delighted to announce that we’ll be hosting a wedding fair, organised by our friends at Eventful Dreams. The ideal place to pick up ideas and inspiration for your big day, with lots of opportunity to meet suppliers, this unmissable event will be held at the Rendezvous Hotel on Sunday 4 March from 12.00pm to 4.00pm.
The Eventful Dreams’ Wedding Fair is free to attend and any couple who signs up for further information will receive a welcome pack. The team at Eventful Dreams understand that every couple has their own unique vision for their wedding day and their wedding packages are specially designed to offer complete flexibility and a tailor made approach.
The team from Eventful Dreams will be on hand to provide further information, as will their suppliers who will be there to showcase a wide range of gorgeous products and wedding services. The perfect one-stop-shop for brides and grooms, attending our wedding fair is a wonderful way to begin planning your ultimate dream wedding.
Contact us to find out more
If you’d like to find out more about the Eventful Dreams’ Wedding Fair, please don’t hesitate to get in touch or visit Eventful Dreams’ website for further information.
Planning a business conference in Yorkshire? We can help!
The Rendezvous Hotel – a leading Yorkshire conference venue
From conferences and AGMs through to presentations and meetings, here at the Rendezvous Hotel we have experience in arranging business events of all shapes and sizes. We offer a wide range of conference rooms, with options to suit almost any kind of conference, meeting or event and thanks to our fantastic location on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales; we believe that our conference facilities are pretty hard to beat.
Flexibility is vital when organising a conference and with this in mind, we assign each booking a dedicated conference manager who will work closely with you to ensure everything runs smoothly and goes to plan. We’re proud of the emphasis we put upon exceptional customer service and by organising a conference at the Rendezvous, you’ll have the reassurance of knowing you, and your delegates, are in safe hands.
Tailor made conferences in Yorkshire
We offer a wide range of options which are designed to be tailored to meet the individual requirements of each client. Covering everything from food and dining, through to the use of equipment including projectors, lecterns, staging and free wireless broadband, we can provide the solutions you need.
We also provide a choice of room options, including our Malham Suite which is the largest of our conference rooms. Designed to seat up to 500 delegates when laid out as theatre seating, or 100 delegates when laid out in a U shaped arrangement, this stunning room can be set up to suit any layout you require.
Our Webber Gallery is a stylish boardroom setting, ideal for business meetings. A balcony overlooking our ballroom gives the room a ‘VIP’ feeling with its private area for relaxing in. Suitable for seating up to 12 in a boardroom layout, the Webber Gallery is a great location for meeting potential clients, or simply getting away from the office. These are just examples of the conference rooms available so if you’d like further details, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.
Whether you’d simply like to book our facilities for one day’s use, or are interested in booking overnight accommodation, we offer a range of accommodation options to suit a wide range of budgets. Offering the ideal way to entertain your delegates, we can also provide team-building events, such as archery and golf, or themed evening entertainment such as casino evenings, race nights or Hollywood Parties. It’s also worth mentioning that conference guests have full use of our extensive leisure facilities which include a swimming pool, gym, sauna and steam room.
Contact us for details of our conference facilities
If you’re looking for high quality conference facilities, with excellent transport links and surrounding by stunning scenery, look no further than the Rendezvous Hotel in Yorkshire. To find out more, or to discuss your requirements, please contact us by calling 01756 700100.
Family friendly breaks in the Yorkshire Dales
February half-term holidays at the Rendezvous Hotel in Skipton
There’s only three weeks to go until the half-term holiday and if you’re struggling to think of ways to entertain the family, why not treat them to a fantastic value hotel break here at the Rendezvous? Our family break packages start at just £90 including bed and breakfast, 2 nights’ accommodation and full use of our leisure facilities.
Skipton and surrounding areas offers a whole host of exciting attractions and venues the whole family will love, from castles and abbeys, through to museums and stunning natural scenery. Here are just a few examples of some of our favourite family-friendly attractions within easy reach of the Rendezvous Hotel:
- Thornton Hall Farm Park is a wonderful place to experience hands on animal encounters on a traditional working fam. Thornton Hall Farm Park also has a café, gift shop and pony trekking sessions which must be pre-booked. For further information please visit: http://www.thorntonhallcountrypark.co.uk/
- Bolton Abbey is the Yorkshire home of the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire and is set amidst stunning scenery on the banks of the River Wharfe. Offering lots to do for the whole family, the Bolton Abbey estate is crisscrossed by miles of walking paths and several cafes and a gift shop. To find out more please visit: https://boltonabbey.com/
- Skipton Castle is located at the top of Skipton’s High Street and as one of the most complete medieval castles in England, is a fascinating place the whole family will love exploring. For further information please see: http://www.skiptoncastle.co.uk/
- Home of the famous Bronte sisters, Haworth’s picturesque cobbled streets are wonderful for exploring. The Bronte Parsonage Museum is a must-see destination for Bronte fans, whilst the wild moorland surrounding the village boasts a number of atmospheric walking routes. https://www.yorkshire.com/places/west-yorkshire/bradford/haworth
- The Yorkshire Dales National Park is within easy reach of the Rendezvous Hotel and is the perfect place in which to get out and about and enjoy some of the beautiful scenery in the UK. Ideal for anyone who loves cycling, walking, nature watching or even climbing, a visit to the Yorkshire Dales National Park is a must. To find out more please see: http://www.yorkshiredales.org.uk/
Book a Yorkshire hotel break today
So what are you waiting for? If you’d like to find out more about our fantastic value family breaks, or to make a reservation, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us today.
Weddings in the Yorkshire Dales
Planning a Yorkshire Dales Wedding? Contact the Rendezvous Hotel to find out more…
If you’re planning on tying the knot in 2018 and dream of a wedding surrounded by stunning Yorkshire countryside, you’ll find that the Rendezvous Hotel in Skipton is the perfect venue. From large weddings with hundreds of guests, through to intimate ceremonies, we help couples plan weddings of all shapes and sizes.
Whatever your wedding plans are, we know that every wedding is as individual as the happy couple themselves. With this in mind, no two Rendezvous weddings are the same. Alongside the long list of special touches included in our Wedding Packages, we can also offer a wide range of optional extras. From your chosen colour scheme through to flowers, wedding breakfast menu and photographs, our experienced wedding coordinator Lindsay will work hard to ensure your big day is as special as you are.
Civil ceremonies at the Rendezvous Hotel
As a fully licensed wedding venue we are able to offer Civil Ceremonies in any of our five stunning function suites. Our beautiful canal side conservatory is just one example and with the views across the beautiful Yorkshire Dales landscape, is the ideal venue for truly memorable wedding. Regardless of the scale of your plans, we offer a range of function room options which can be tailored to suit wedding parties of all sizes.
The wedding breakfast
Why not toast the start of married life by joining your guests for a glass of champagne on our spectacular terrace and roof garden? Our choice of wedding breakfast menus is designed to suit all tastes and budgets and no matter how large or small your guest lists, our skilled chef will create a range of mouth-watering dishes.
The perfect wedding – it’s all in the detail
From choosing a colour scheme through to organising a seating plan and choosing a location for photographs, we’ll help you organise those all-important details which go into planning the perfect wedding. Our team will work with you to create a day to remember – no matter how much or how little involvement you’d like us to have.
So if you’re looking for a stunning Yorkshire Dales wedding venue, why not get in touch to find out more?