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Extending a warm Yorkshire welcome to overseas visitors
The Yorkshire Dales is world famous for it’s stunning scenery and it’s not hard to see why: from rolling hills, patchwork fields, wild moorland and green river valleys – the National Park’s landscape is one of the most beautiful and varied in the UK.
Are you an overseas visitor planning a holiday in the Yorkshire Dales?
Many thousands of visitors from across the globe visit the Yorkshire Dales National Park every year, enjoying everything that this stunning corner of the UK has to offer. If you’re planning on visiting the Yorkshire Dales as part of a trip to the UK or Europe, here at the Rendezvous Hotel we’re proud to be one of the official accommodation providers for The English National Park Experience Collection. This brand new collection of bookable accommodation and experiences has been recently launched with the aim of telling the stories of the UK’s iconic National Parks to overseas visitors.
Our Yorkshire Dales hotel is located in the pretty market town of Skipton which is situated on the edge of the beautiful National Park. Justifiably famous for its stunning and diverse scenery, the Yorkshire Dales National Park is the perfect place to relax, explore and play, with hundreds of miles of stunning walking and cycling routes. The National Park has something for everyone though and the area also boasts a wide range of quaint villages, market towns, atmospheric castles, imposing stately homes and interesting museums.
Explore the beauty of the Yorkshire Dales from our hotel in Skipton
Whether you’re a single traveller, a couple, family or travelling in a group, staying at our hotel is a great way to guarantee a warm and friendly Yorkshire welcome. If you would like to find out more about holiday accommodation in the Yorkshire Dales, please get in touch with our Reservations team by calling +44 1756 700100 or email email@example.com
Yorkshire Dales National Park video
We’re lucky enough to be situated on the edge of the beautiful Yorkshire Dales with some fantastic scenery and people. Take a short break out of your day and watch this relaxing video from the Yorkshire Dales National Park…
If you love trains you’ll love our brand new special offer!
Yorkshire hotel steam train special offer
If you love trains you’ll love our brand new special offer!
The town of Skipton is within easy reach of Keighley and Haworth and with this in mind, we our new Train Lover special offer offers the chance to visit the world famous Keighley and Worth Valley Railway and all the picturesque villages alongside its tracks.
A ride on the Keighley and Worth Valley Railway offers a wonderful opportunity to step back in time and enjoy a steam train journey through the heart of Bronte country. Perfect for train enthusiasts and families alike, this small but perfectly formed railway is only around 4.5 miles long, but with six stations along the route, there’s something to see at every stop! The railway was originally built to service the local mill trade and although the branch was closed in 1962, thanks to local opposition and support, reopened again in 1968. The Keighley and Worth Valley Railway has since been used extensively as a location for film and TV, including most famously the 1970 film The Railway Children which featured many scenes filmed at Oakworth Station.
Stay at our hotel in Skipton
Our Train Lover special offer includes full English breakfast, a three course dinner in the Baby Swan Restaurant each evening, free parking, leisure club with swimming pool, WiFI and two Day Rover tickets for the Keighley and Worth Valley Railway.
Sunday – Thursdays £135 per couple, per night in a standard room
Fridays – Saturday £155 per couple, per night in a standard room
Upgrades are subject to availability and start from only £10 per room per night. Single room rates are available on request. Minimum of two nights stay applies. Must be booked up to three months in advance.
To book call us now on 01756 700 100 and quote Steam Train Offer.
Celebrate the most romantic day of the year at the Rendezvous Hotel
Book your romantic Valentine’s Day dinner at our Yorkshire Dales hotel
With just over two weeks to go until the most romantic day of the year, what better way to celebrate your relationship or rekindle the romance with a delicious meal at the Rendezvous Hotel?
Our lovely canal side restaurant, The Baby Swan, is pretty hard to beat in terms of location and boasts beautiful views across the Skipton Canal to the stunning scenery of the Yorkshire Dales National Park beyond. The ideal venue for a special meal with your loved one, dinner at the Baby Swan Restaurant is bound to impress.
We’re proud of the excellent reputation we enjoy for the quality of the food in The Baby Swan Restaurant and where possible all food is sourced from local suppliers. Our menus are seasonal and are designed to showcase the high quality of the ingredients, with delicious options available for vegan and vegetarian diners. From succulent steaks and fish dishes, through to mouthwatering meat-free options, our menus offers something for all tastes and appetites.
If you’d rather treat your date to afternoon tea, this is also available in the Baby Swan Restaurant. Including a selection of dainty sandwiches, savoury treats, cakes, scones and deserts, enjoying an afternoon tea at the Rendezvous is a wonderful and very romantic way to enjoy an afternoon with your loved one. We’re also proud to now offer a special vegan afternoon tea menu.
Contact the Rendezvous Hotel in Yorkshire
We’re busy taking bookings for our Baby Swan Restaurant and with Valentine’s Day just a couple of weeks away, we suggest you contact us as soon as possible if you’d like to make a reservation.
Don’t feel down on Blue Monday
Book your stay at our Yorkshire hotel and give yourself something to smile about
Today is Blue Monday which is officially the most depressing day of the year. There’s no denying that January can prove difficult to get through so if you’re looking for something to cheer you up, why not book a visit to the beautiful Yorkshire Dales National Park?
Our Yorkshire hotel is on the edge of the Dales National Park and staying with us is a great way to ensure a warm (and cheerful!) Yorkshire welcome! We take great pride in our reputation for hospitality and our team always go the extra mile to make each of our guests feel welcome and extra special. Yorkshire is a big county and although there are many hotels, here are just a few reasons why booking a short break with us will help you survive Blue Monday:
- We offer the very best in Yorkshire hospitality.
- Our part of the world offers something for everyone; from stunning countryside, cycling and walking routes, through to steam trains, picturesque market towns, castles and stately homes.
- Our hotel in Skipton is located alongside the Leeds Liverpool hotel and is less than one mile from Skpton’s pretty town centre.
- Skipton is within easy reach of cities such as Leeds, Bradford and York.
- Our superb accommodation is available in a wide range of options to suit everyone from families and couples through to lone travellers.
- We offer a range of unbeatable accommodation special offer packages – please see our Accommodation page for further information.
- Our chef takes great pride in creating delicious menus from locally sourced products, with options to suit vegetarian and vegan diners.
Contact the Rendezvous Hotel to find out more
So what are you waiting for? Rather than feeling down on Blue Monday, why not cheer yourself up by booking a short break or holiday at the Rendezvous Hotel? Whilst we can’t guarantee that the sun will always shine in Yorkshire, we can promise to provide you with superb quality hotel accommodation and a warm welcome!