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celebrations at the Rendezvous Hotel in Yorkshire

Have you got something to celebrate?

Special events and celebrations at the Rendezvous Hotel in Yorkshire

From large scale gala dinners through to small family get togethers, here at the Rendezvous Hotel in Skipton we take great pride helping our guests plan events, parties and celebrations of all shapes and sizes.

Despite the fact that our hotel is one of the largest in the Yorkshire Dales, our team work incredibly hard to offer a friendly, personal touch which is something you simply don’t get with a lot of larger establishments. Regardless of whether you’re planning an event for ten guests or 100, we know that your event is unique and incredibly important to you. With this in mind, we’ll work closely with you to ensure everything goes to plan so you can relax and enjoy yourself!

The Yorkshire hotel for events of all shapes and sizes

Our events team have planned countless events over the years; from family birthday celebrations and christenings, through to dinner dances, awards ceremonies, exhibitions and conferences. Every event we host, regardless of size, receives the personal attention of one of our experienced event managers, both during the planning stage and whilst the event is taking place.

We can provide a range of versatile spaces for holding events, from our large VIP Balconied Ballroom which has the capacity to cater for up to 400 guests, through to our Old Nursery Suite which is ideal for smaller events and family parties. Whichever space you choose, we’ll provide any optional extras you may need, such as coordinating table linen, a host for the event, music, food and floral arrangements.

Leading event venue in Yorkshire

So if you’re looking for an event venue with a warm welcome and a personal touch, why not get in touch with us today to talk through your requirements? Contacting the Rendezvous Hotel is easy: simply call 01756 700100 or email

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Booking a group holiday? Come and stay with the group travel experts!

Award winning group travel hotel accommodation in Yorkshire

As specialists in group holiday accommodation, making you feel welcome is very important to the team here at the Rendezvous Hotel.

A warm welcome is just part of the story and we believe our fantastic location helps to set us apart from the rest too. Our hotel is family run and enjoys a fantastic location on the banks of the picturesque Leeds Liverpool Canal. We’re just a minute or two from the centre of the market town of Skipton, known as the ‘Gateway to the Dales’ and listed by the Sunday Times as one of the Best Places to Live 2018. It’s this superb, central location which helps to make our hotel the perfect base from which to explore the beautiful countryside of the Yorkshire Dales and surrounding area.

We have 96 beautifully furnished and well-equipped bedrooms, enabling us to cater for groups of all sizes. We also offer a number of excellent group facilities including our Hospitality Lounge which is big enough to seat 70 and our Bar Lounge to seat up to 65. Both spaces provide plenty of space for you to meet as a group.

At the Rendezvous we can provide a wide range of meeting and function rooms, however it is our square ballroom (one of the largest in the North of England) which has helped to make us so popular with groups; dance groups in particular! Whether your group love to dance or you’d like to arrange a group event, we offer a range of flexible spaces, perfect for meeting, socialising and having some fun.

For more information on our group travel services, please visit the Group Travel page on our website.

The Rendezvous Hotel: a Yorkshire group travel hotel with a difference

From your very first contact with us to the moment your group depart, you’ll find that our reputation for providing exceptional customer service is definitely justified. We’re large enough to have the space and expertise to arrange accommodation for groups, but small enough to care about those all important details.

We believe our reputation speaks for itself and we’re incredibly proud of some of the awards we’ve won for our group travel accommodation, including British Coach Tourism award winners in 2018 and 2019, whilst being runners up in the 2019 Group Travel Awards

Contact us on 01756 700100 to book your group holiday in Yorkshire

So if you’d like to find out more about what makes us an award-winning hotel for group travel Yorkshire, why not get in touch today for further details?

Yorkshire Dales agricultural shows

It’s show time!

Agricultural show season in the Yorkshire Dales

The Yorkshire Dales is a fantastic place to visit throughout the year, however a particular highlight of late summer and early autumn are the agricultural shows which take place throughout the National Park.

Agricultural shows are a tradition which date back for hundreds of years and offer a wonderful opportunity to enjoy a day out in the stunning surroundings of the Yorkshire Dales National Park. With plenty to see and do for the whole family, agricultural shows are a great way to find out more about the people and animals who live in this beautiful corner of England.

Here are some of the most popular:

Gargrave Show takes place on 17 August and is within easy reach of Skipton, making it an ideal day out if you’re staying at the Rendezvous! With everything from farm animals and horticulture, to craft displays, sheep dog trials, fell running and show jumping, this show is one the whole family will love.

The location of Malhm Show is exceptional, taking place with a background of the impressive Malham Cove in the background and will be held on 24 August, following by one of our favourites: Kilnsey Show. Boasting an incredible setting as it’s located under the famous Kilnsey Crag and including all the usual farming exhibits plus horticulture, fell and harness racing, plus dry stone walling. Kilnsey show will take place on 27 August.

Book your Yorkshire Dales holiday at the Rendezvous Hotel in Skipton

Thanks to our fantastic location on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, the Rendezvous Hotel is the ideal place to stay for a short break or holiday in this beautiful part of the world. If you would like to find out more, or to make a reservation, why not get in touch today?

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UCI Road World Championships

The UCI 2019 Road Cycling World Championships roadshow comes to our hotel in Skipton

With only a couple of months to go until the UCI 2019 Road Cycling World Championships come to Yorkshire, we’re delighted to announce that we’ll be hosting an information roadshow on Wednesday 31st July.

Open to businesses, schools and community groups, the roadshow will offer a great opportunity to find out more about the races, what will be happening in and around Skipton and across Yorkshire. The roadshow will include a short presentation, detailed information on the route and advice on how to make the most of this world-class cycling event. There will also be a Q&A session.

Come to the Rendezvous Hotel in Skipton to find out more about the UCI 2019 Cycling World Championships

To find out more about the UCI Road World Championship roadshow and to register for the event, please visit the Yorkshire 2019 website.

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Getting married in 2020? Call us and start planning your perfect day!

The Rendezvous Hotel’s weddings in Yorkshire

The wedding season is now well underway here at the Rendezvous Hotel but if you’re thinking ahead and in the process of planning your big day, we’re already taking bookings for 2020.

As a one of Yorkshire’s leading wedding venues, we’ve been helping couples plan their dream day for many years now and as we have the facilities to accommodate weddings of all sizes, we’d be delighted to help you arrange yours.

Every Rendezvous wedding has a wedding coordinator who’ll arrange those all-important details; from colour coordinated fresh flowers, through to table decorations, music, menus and a master of ceremonies. We are licensed for civil ceremonies and if you’d like to get married here at the hotel, we’d be delighted to help arrange that too.

We can offer a range of beautifully furnished function suites, with options suitable for small, intimate weddings, through to larger ceremonies. We’ll discuss and then plan the perfect seating arrangement with you, or if you’d prefer a buffet-style wedding breakfast, our team will be happy to help.

Our wedding information pack for 2020 is available to download from our website and if you’re planning a winter wedding, why not take a look at our current special offer on selected winter wedding dates?

The perfect location for your dream wedding in Yorkshire

The Rendezvous Hotel is ideally located on the bank of the picturesque canal in the attractive market town of Skipton. Our wonderful location offers the perfect backdrop for your wedding photos but if the sun isn’t shining on your big day, our impressive curved central staircase is the ideal place for wedding photos.

Contact our team to discuss your 2020 wedding

To find out more about weddings at the Rendezvous Hotel in Skipton, or to book an appointment with our wedding planner, please don’t hesitate to get in touch today.

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