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World class cycle race passes through Skipton

Tour de Yorkshire 2019

As regular readers of our blog will know, here at the Rendezvous we’re big fans of cycling. With less than two weeks to go until this year’s Tour de Yorkshire excitement is building. Stage 4 of the race will be passing through Skipton on Sunday 5th May, offering an unbeatable chance to enjoy world-class cycling action right on our doorstep!

Stay at our Yorkshire hotel

Whether you’re looking for somewhere to stay whilst you enjoy the Tour de Yorkshire or are searching for cycle friendly hotel accommodation in Yorkshire, we’d be delighted to help! We’re proud to offer cycle-friendly hotel accommodation and have created our very own Cycling Charter, designed to provide our cycling guests with reassurance that we’ll provide exceptional customer services.

We offer cyclists a range of special services including secure bike storage, a drying room, packed lunches available to order on request, map printing, route planning advice and high carb dining options if required. We are also specialists in providing award-winning group accommodation, with a wide range of options available for cycling groups.

Cycling in the Yorkshire Dales

The route of the 2014 Tour de France Grand Depart is right on our doorstep and has since become a magnet for road cyclists of all abilities. Our hotel is ideal place to start a cycling trip, regardless of whether you are an experienced cyclist or are trying cycling for the first time. With a diverse range of stunning route options for road and mountain biking alike, the Yorkshire Dales is the perfect place to enjoy a cycling holiday.

Get in touch to find out more

To find out more about our Yorkshire Dales cycle friendly hotel, get in touch by calling 01756 700100 or email reservations@rendezvous-skipton.com

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Discover National Parks Fortnight 2019

Stay at our Yorkshire Dales Hotel and discover the beauty of the National Park

It’s Discover National Parks Fortnight 2019, a festival which is being held with the aim of championing all that is unique and special about our National Parks. At the Rendezvous we’re incredibly proud of our location on the edge of the beautiful Yorkshire Dales National Park and this event is a great opportunity to get out and about and discover this stunning part of the world.

The Yorkshire Dales National Park boasts some of the most gorgeous scenery the UK has to offer. From iconic limestone pavements and features such as Goredale Scar and Malham Cove, through to lush green fields, divided by dry stone walls, the Yorkshire Dales is unique and beautiful.

Whether you’d like to explore the Dales just to appreciate the scenery, or have something more active in mind, the National Park has hundreds of miles of walking paths, mountain bike trails and road cycling routes. Also on offer are pretty villages, market towns, castles, museums…the list is almost endless!

Stay with us and explore the Yorkshire Dales National Park

Don’t just take our word for it: why not stay with us and explore the Yorkshire Dales National Park for yourself? Our hotel is conveniently located in the attractive market town of Skipton which is on the edge of the National Park. We’re within easy reach of the National Park and offer a wide range of high quality hotel accommodation to suit all budgets and requirements.

To find out more or to make a booking, please contact us by calling 01756 700100.

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Join us for a Low Carb Lunch

Low carb dining at the Rendezvous Hotel in Skipton

A low carb diet is becoming increasingly popular and is widely recognised as a great way to lose weight. We’re delighted to announce that we’ll be welcoming Low Carb Skipton to the Rendezvous on Sunday 19th May for another delicious low carb lunch.

Tickets are available for the two course buffet for £20 per person and includes a selection of mouthwatering low carb starters, salads and mains, plus tea or coffee. Offering a great way to try the low carb dining revolution for yourself, this event is highly recommended.

Contact us to find out more

If you’d like to join us, please meet at 12.00pm ready for the buffet lunch which will be served at 12.30pm. This event is organised by Low Carb Skipton but if you’d like to find out more, please contact us by calling 01756 700100.

birthdays and celebrations at the Rendezvous Hotel in Yorkshire

Happy 100th brithday Bessie!

Birthday parties and celebrations at our Yorkshire hotel

There’s nothing we enjoy more than hosting a birthday celebration so it was lovely to see Bessie Chambers who recently came to the Rendezvous to celebrate her 100th birthday!

Bessie, along with family from Yorkshire and Ireland, joined us to spend some time in Yorkshire where she grew up. Born in Bradford, Bessie enjoyed visits to Bolton Abbey as a child and cycling around the local area as a teenager. Although Bessie has since lived in Australia and Morecambe, she still enjoys a trip home to her beloved Yorkshire countryside.

Bessie’s husband Bert passed away in 2006 and she now lives with family in Stoke on Trent. She has four children, 7 grandchildren and 13 grandchildren and when asked what she attributes to her longevity, she puts it down to a good night’s sleep and good food – especially fresh cream trifle! We couldn’t agree more: that sounds like the perfect recipe for a long life!

Happy birthday to Bessie from everyone here at the Rendezvous Hotel – it was a privilege to help you celebrate your 100th birthday and we’d love to welcome you and your family here again!

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English Tourism Week 2019

English Tourism Week is held each year and will run from 30 March to 7 April 2019. Designed to showcase the beauty of England’s countryside and our diverse culture and heritage, English Tourism Week is a great opportunity to put travelling in England on the world’s tourism map.

Worth a staggering 106 billion, the English tourism sector is one of the most varied service industries in the world. Here at the Rendezvous Hotel in Yorkshire we welcome visitors from throughout the UK and across the globe, helping them make the most of the time they spend in Skipton, the Yorkshire Dales and surrounding areas.

Stay in our award-winning hotel in Yorkshire

As regular readers of our blog will know, we’ve recently become members of The English National Park Experience, a brand new scheme designed to encourage international tour groups to visit our National Parks. We have also been recognised as a Yorkshire Cycle Friendly hotel and have just received our fourth British Coach Tourism award. We’re incredibly proud to be one of the largest family-run hotels in Yorkshire and the hospitality and warm Yorkshire welcome we offer is second to none.

So what could be better than a holiday or short break in Yorkshire? Our county is a fantastic holiday destination for families, groups, couples and single travellers alike, offering everything from fascinating historical sites and beautiful countryside, through to hundreds of miles of some of the best cycling and walking routes England has to offer.

Contact us to book your break in the Yorkshire Dales

English Tourism Week is a great opportunity for us to shout about what we do but why not book a stay with us and find out for yourself? Booking with us is easy; simply call our Reservations team on 01756 700100 and we’ll talk through the options available.

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