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Dreaming of a Yorkshire Dales wedding?

Yorkshire Dales weddings at the Rendezvous Hotel in Skipton

Offering an unbeatable combination of stunning scenery and welcoming people, the Yorkshire Dales is the perfect location for your dream wedding. Here at the Rendezvous Hotel in Skipton our experienced team of wedding planners can help you turn your dreams of the perfect wedding into a reality.

Whether you’re planning on tying the knot in 2018 or are thinking of a winter wedding, we offer a wide range of complete or bespoke wedding packages, starting at just £2,500 for limited midweek and weekend dates from November 2018. Our packages include everything from Civil Ceremony room hire, a delicious three course wedding breakfast and reception drinks, through to evening function room hire, a hot supper and a 4 poster suite for the bride and groom. These are just examples though so to find out more, why not download our wedding pack?

Your wedding your way

Here at the Rendezvous Hotel we know that each wedding is as individual as each couple and with this in mind, we’ll work hard to make your day as special as you are. From your choice of colour scheme and wedding breakfast, through to function room layout, no two weddings are the same and we’ll provide you with everything you need to ensure your wedding is everything you’ve dreamt of.

We offer a choice of stunning function rooms; from the elegance and grandeur of our spacious Malham Suite, through to our Wharfedale or Winterburn suites – both ideal for smaller weddings. Our Canal Side conservatory is the perfect location from more intimate wedding ceremonies and receptions, whilst our Baby Swan Restaurant boast stunning views across the canal to the beautiful landscape of the Yorkshire Dales.

Planning the perfect wedding is all about those all-important individual touches and we can provide any table decorations you’d like -fresh flowers, helium balloons etc, through to your choice of background music, seating plan, coordinated table linen and accommodation for guests. These just examples, however, and we’ll work closely with you to ensure your day is unique, special and everything you’d hoped for.

Contact us to find out about getting married at the Rendezvous Hotel in Yorkshire

If you’d like to find out more about Yorkshire Dales weddings at the Rendezvous Hotel in Yorkshire, why not get in touch today?

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Our exciting calendar events has something for everyone!

From an Abba tribute night through to comedy or a masquerade ball – why not take a look at the exciting calendar of events at the Rendezvous Hotel in Yorkshire?

As regular guests and visitors to our Yorkshire hotel will know, here at the Rendezvous there’s nothing we enjoy more than finding imaginative and exciting ways to entertain! Our current programme of special events is our best yet and has something for everyone; from a Dirty Dancing Tribute night through to an evening of comedy or a chance to try out Tango dancing.

Here are some of the highlights we’re particularly looking forward to:

Skipton Royal Air Forces Association – an afternoon of entertainment: on Sunday 15 April we’ll be hosting an afternoon of musical entertainment. A wonderful opportunity to celebrate the work of the Royal Air Force, we’re looking forward to welcoming military guests and members of the public. Tickets cost £25.00 per person and further details can be found on our events page.

Abba Tribute Night: the perfect opportunity for fans of the legendary Swedish pop group Abba to dance the night away to all their favourite hits, our Abba Tribute Night is back by popular demand. The evening of Abba-themed entertainment will take place on Friday 4 May and tickets cost £25.00 per person including a three course set meal.

Charity Comedy Night: everyone enjoys a good laugh and our Charity Comedy Night is the perfect way to relax, enjoy an evening of hilarious comedy whilst raising money for Petal Cancer Research, Cowling Football Club and Darren Cresser. For further information please see our events page.

HypnoDog Comedy Hypnotism Show: this is something a little different and promises to be a lively two hour comedy show featuring Princess the Hypnodog! Tickets cost £25 per person including a two hour comedy hypnotism show, three course meal and dancing until late.

Contact The Rendezvous Hotel in Skipton to find out more

Details of all these events and more can be found by visiting our events page and don’t forget that combining a night or two at our Yorkshire Hotel with one of our events is the perfect way to enjoyable weekend away. Please don’t hesitate to get in touch with our Reservations Team for further information.

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World-class cycling comes to Skipton – again!

The perfect Yorkshire hotel for cycling fans

Following on from the crucial role Skipton played in the Grand Depart of the 2014 Tour de France, we’re absolutely delighted that the 2018 Tour de Yorkshire will once again pass through our town on Sunday 6 May.

Appropriately nicknamed ‘The Yorkshire Terrier’, stage four starts Halifax’s spectacular and newly restored Piece Hall, before passing through Hebden Bridge and Haworth. Skipton is the next stop before the cyclists have to tackle Barden Moor and the challenging climbs of the Yorkshire Dales.

Skipton is a fantastic place to watch world-class cycling such as this and as fans will know, the spectacle of professional cyclists speeding through the town centre is pretty hard to beat. Our hotel is located on the outskirts of Skipton on the bank of the town’s picturesque canal and is the ideal base from which to watch all the cycling action. We’re just a short walk from the town centre and thanks to our commitment to welcoming cyclists; we can provide you with secure cycle storage if you’re planning on brining your own bike.

Dedicated fans of the Tour de Yorkshire will doubtless already know that Stage 2 of the race on Friday 4 May will pass through the nearby towns of Otley and Ilkley, so if you’re planning on joining us to watch Stage 4, why not make a weekend of it and enjoy two days of cycle racing?

Cycle friendly hotel accommodation in Yorkshire

As we’ve already mentioned, our hotel is widely recognised as being cycle-friendly and by staying with us, we can provide you with a wide range of facilities and services, including secure bike storage and packed lunches available on request.

Skipton makes a great base from which to explore the beautiful Yorkshire Dales on two wheels, with hundreds of miles of stunning cycle routes suitable for road cyclists and mountain bikers alike. From challenging hill climbs through to low-level flat routes ideal for beginners, the Yorkshire Dales has something for everyone.

Contact us to make a reservation

If you would like to find out more about our cycle-friendly hotel accommodation in the Yorkshire Dales, or to make a reservation, why not get in touch with our Reservations team today?

Praise from Sir Gary Verity for Award

Our British Coach Tourism Awards win receives praise from Sir Gary Verity of Welcome to Yorkshire.

Last week’s win at the British Coach Tourism Awards 2018 has brought a message of praise from Sir Gary Verity, chief executive of Welcome to Yorkshire.

Commenting on the win in the category for Accommodation Provider – independent hotels, and being a finalist in the category for ‘Coach Tourism Innovation of the Year, Sir Gary says: “Huge congratulations to the Rendezvous Hotel for being recognised for the brilliant way they welcome and look after coach groups, such a vital part of tourism in Yorkshire. Exemplary service like this is the very reason our great county continues to grow as a destination. The Rendezvous is a fine example of first-class hospitality that makes people’s stays so pleasurable, and keeps them coming back for more.”

Malcolm Weaving, owner of the Rendezvous Hotel, says: “I’d like to thank Sir Gary Verity for his kind comments. Having won the ‘Accommodation Provider’ award twice before, and been a finalist in between, you might think we would be very happy with the service we offer to all our guests, and especially groups. Not a bit of it. We’re always looking to see how we can improve. Whilst ‘The Real Yorkshire Experience’ didn’t win the innovation award, it most certainly played a key role in highlighting to the awards judges that we’re not a hotel to rest on our laurels. I’d like to thank all the team at the Rendezvous. This success reflects their individual commitment to going the extra mile to make our guests feel very special.”

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Stay with us and experience the real Yorkshire

The Real Yorkshire Experience at the Rendezvous Hotel in Skipton

Designed to give guests the opportunity to experience traditional Yorkshire hospitality whilst enjoying beautiful scenery and fascinating visitor attractions, our Real Yorkshire Experience is designed to give groups a true taste of this wonderful county.

A warm welcome awaits

As a family run hotel, we take great pride in offering our guests a warm Yorkshire welcome combined with exceptional customer service. Our team have many years of experience of working with groups and as winners and finalists over several years in The Coach Tourism Awards and The Group Travel Awards, we understand how to ensure group travel is as straightforward and enjoyable as possible. In addition, we have also designed special a Rendezvous Hotel Tour Charter and Rendezvous Hotel Group Charter as a further demonstration of our commitment to providing an exceptional experience for groups. Although we can’t promise the earth, we do promise to work hard to make your group holiday memorable and enjoyable!

Stay at our Yorkshire hotel and experience the real Yorkshire

The Real Yorkshire Experience is designed to tailored to meet the different requirements of different groups. Whatever your decide you’d like to do, travelling around Yorkshire whilst enjoying traditional Yorkshire food and hospitality is the perfect way to keep your group entertained and happy! Here’s a sample itinerary of what your Real Yorkshire Experience could inlcude:

  • Dinner, bed and breakfast
  • A wide range of menu options
  • Each evening menu to include a delicious, traditional Yorkshire speciality
  • Drinks on arrival including Yorkshire treats plus Yorkshire tea or an afternoon tea
  • Yorkshire tea on return from day excursions
  • Yorkshire goody bag on arrival with a traditional flat cap for each guest
  • A range of enjoyable Yorkshire-themed evening entertainment
  • Your choice of bespoke day trip itineraries, organised for your group by our born-and-bred Yorkshire team

Contact the Rendezvous Hotel in Yorkshire and start arranging a Real Yorkshire Experience

If you would like to find out more about The Real Yorkshire Experience at Rendezvous Hotel in Skipton, or to start planning your group’s itinerary, why not get in touch with us today by calling 01756 700100 or emailing

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