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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?
Surprise your Valentine with a romantic break at the Rendezvous Hotel
Romantic hotel breaks in Yorkshire
With just four weeks to go until Valentine’s Day, now is the time to start thinking about surprising that special person in your life with a romantic break here at the Rendezvous Hotel in Yorkshire. Whether you’ve just embarked on a new relationship or would like to rekindle that spark with your partner, our short breaks offer a wonderful opportunity to spend quality time together.
Romantic overnight stays at the Rendezvous include a bottle of bubbly and chocolates in your room on arrival, whilst flowers can also be arranged for an additional fee. The luxurious facilities in our Leisure Club make it the ideal place to relax before enjoying a delicious evening meal in our stunning conservatory situated on the bank of the picturesque canal. Or if you’re feeling energetic, why not enjoy a romantic walk in the beautiful Yorkshire Dales National park which is just a short drive away?
If you feel like splashing out on something truly memorable, why not speak to our reservations team about booking jet spa suite? Our ‘Best Room in the House’, this suite is the ideal place to celebrate Valentine’s day. Featuring a fantastic sculpted double spa bath and a luxurious lounge area, this very special suite also has a simulated tropical rain shower and ceiling waterfall faucet bath.
Contact the Rendezvous Hotel to find out more
If you’d like to find out more about romantic hotel breaks at the Rendezvous Hotel in Yorkshire, why not get in touch with our reservations team today?
Police concert to raise money for cancer charity
A performance by the renowned Greater Manchester Police Male Voice Choir in Skipton on 27 January is to benefit a children’s cancer charity.
‘An Evening of Song’ will take place at the Rendezvous Hotel on Keighley Road. A raffle held during the evening will raise money for Petal Childhood Cancer Research. The charity, which supports Cancer Research UK with its research into childhood cancer, was started in 2000 by Karen Weaving, who co-owns the Rendezvous Hotel with her husband Malcolm.
The Greater Manchester Police Male Voice Choir is a group of mainly retired police officers and civilians. Founded in 1974, the choir performs throughout the UK and overseas, regularly appearing on television and radio.
Commenting on the event, Karen Weaving says: “I’m delighted the Greater Manchester Police Male Voice Choir has agreed to come to Skipton to perform for us. The choir’s reputation for presenting a programme of classic songs mixed with comedy and ad-lib humour should provide a welcome change from the bleak January weather. I’m also pleased that we’re going to be able to raise much-needed funds for Petal Childhood Cancer Research. Over the last year, thanks to the generosity of the people of Skipton and the wider area, we’ve raised more than 1.3 million pounds.”
Tickets for the performance are £8 in advance, or £10 on the door. Dinner and accommodation packages are also available starting at £25 to include a 3-course dinner and ticket, and £58 for dinner, bed, breakfast and ticket.
For more information, call the hotel on 01756 700100, or email email@example.com
Make the most of your New Year goals with our Leisure Club
It’s that time of year when many of us make New Year’s resolutions and if you’re anything like the team here at the Rendezvous Hotel in Yorkshire, your list is likely to include eating less chocolate, getting more exercise or shedding a few pounds…
Getting fit at the Rendezvous Hotel in Yorkshire
If getting fit does happen to be on your list of New Year’s resolutions, our outstanding gym and fitness facilities offer the ideal place to help you meet your goals. Whether you’d like get fit by taking up swimming, or would prefer to use one of our two gyms, our leisure club is fully equipped to meet a wide range of requirements.
Conveniently located right next door to the Rendezvous Hotel, our leisure club has ample parking, plus showers, lockers, hair dryers and baby changing facilities. Once you’ve worked hard at improving your fitness, why not relax and unwind in our sauna, steam room or Jacuzzi?
Joining our leisure club is easy and thanks to our unbeatable January offer, it’s possible to become a member for just £29.99 per month with no joining fee. There’s no need to sign a lengthy contract if you don’t want to as we offer a monthly membership option – the ideal way to try our facilities without a long term commitment. If you prefer, we also offer a day pass, priced at just £7 which will be refunded if you decide to join afterwards.
All new members are offered a free half-hour group introduction session run by one of our qualified, experienced trainers, during which we’ll talk through all the equipment available. Although the induction session isn’t compulsory, it offers the ideal way to make the most of your membership.
Browse our website for further information
So what are you waiting for? If you’re looking for well-equipped competitively priced gym facilities in Skipton, look no further than the Rendezvous Hotel! To find out more, please visit grandfitness.co.uk/Skipton
Rendezvous Shortlisted for two national tourism awards
It’s been a wonderful few weeks as we’ve welcomed many hundreds of people into the hotel for their Christmas party events. But this week we received even more good news with the notification that the Rendezvous Hotel has been shortlisted in two categories at the British Coach Tourism Awards 2018. This prestigious awards scheme recognises those tourism industry suppliers, including hotels, that understand the needs of coach operators and group travel organisers.
The first category is ‘Accommodation Provider of the Year – Independent Hotels’. The judges were looking for hotels that can demonstrate not only a commitment to welcoming coaches, coach groups and coach drivers, but also how they have developed and enhanced that welcome over the last year. Being shortlisted in this category really does show how the team at the Rendezvous really does step up to the mark when working with coach operators and group travel organisers.
The second category is ‘Coach Tourism Innovation of the Year’, with the judges looking for an innovation introduced in 2017 and that has a direct link, and benefit, to coach tourism. We submitted ‘The Real Yorkshire Experience’, our new groups package that brings together many of Yorkshire’s most popular visitor attractions into a two, three or four-night itinerary, and adds in Yorkshire-themed entertainment and food in the hotel.
The winners will be announced on 21 March 2018.