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Christmas time is party time at the Rendezvous Hotel!

Christmas parties and entertainment at the Rendezvous Hotel in Yorkshire

As regular readers of our blog will know, here at the Rendezvous Hotel there are few things we enjoy than a great party! Christmas is the perfect time to let your hair down and if you’re looking for the perfect party venue in North Yorkshire, look no further than us…

We’re proud to say that our Christmas parties are always incredibly popular and although we’ve been inundated with booking requests, we still have several dates available in December, including Friday 21st and Saturday 22nd.

With prices starting from just £25.00 per person, you could enjoy a delicious traditional three course set Christmas meal, followed by party games – with prizes, of course – live entertainment and dancing until 1.00am with our house DJ. We’re also offering special accommodation rates for our Christmas party guests – please get in touch to find out more.

Christmas lunch

Rather than getting stressed in the kitchen and tackling mounds of washing up, why not let us take the strain by booking Christmas lunch with us? We’re currently taking bookings throughout December and for £40 per person you could enjoy a delicious four course meal with a glass of fizz on arrival and followed by coffee. Our Christmas dinner menu is served in our Baby Swan Restaurant so you’ll be able to relax in style to the sounds of our resident pianist.

Contact us to make a reservation or to find out more

To find out more about celebrating Christmas at our North Yorkshire hotel, please contact Lindsay Mueller our Christmas Coordinator by calling 01756 700100 or email lindsaymueller@rendezvous-skipton.com

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Beer and Dine Special Offer

The Rendezvous Hotel has created some new Dinner, Bed & Breakfast packages especially for the beer lovers amongst you! Book the ‘Beer and Dine’ package with us, and as well as each couple enjoying a great Dinner, Bed and Breakfast package, we’ll also include a brewery tour at the amazing Skipton Brewery, The Beer Monkey.

The tour also includes a beer tasting and a goody bag. If that’s not enough, you will also get a bottle of house wine or pint of Beer Monkey each with your dinner!

Tour times:
Thursday – 2.00pm
Friday – 2.00pm
Saturday – 11am or 2.00pm

(All subject to availability)

DBB, tour and drinks with dinner (1 night only) – Thursday (with tour on Thursday or Friday) @ £120 per couple, per night

DBB, tour and drinks with dinner (1 night only) – Friday or Saturday ( with tour on Friday or Saturday) @ £150 per couple, per night

Single rates are available on request.

Additional night are available at our standard rates, please ask for details at time of booking.

To book, please call us on 01756 700100

English National Park Experience

The English National Park Experience Collection

Experience the beauty of the Yorkshire Dales National Park from our Skipton Hotel

Here at the Rendezvous Hotel we’ve started working with the international travel trade as we have just joined a new collection of National Park experiences. We’re delighted to announce that we’ve been successful in applying to be one of the accommodation providers in The English National Park Experience collection.

This brand new collection of bookable accommodation and experiences has been designed to tell the stories of our iconic National Parks and their people to new visitors from overseas.

Our hotel is located in Skipton, a picturesque market town on the outskirts of the beautiful Yorkshire Dales National Park. The Yorkshire Dales has been a National Park since 1954 and is justifiably famous for it’s stunning and diverse landscapes. Boasting everything from wild atmospheric moorland and scientifically valuable limestone pavements, through to lush wooded river valleys, crisscrossed by a vast network of iconic dry stone walls, the Yorkshire Dales is a place of stunning natural beauty.

The Yorkshire Dales National park is the perfect place to relax, play and explore with hundreds of miles of stunning walking paths and cycle routes. From the challenge of the Yorkshire Three Peaks long-distance walk, gentle riverside strolls and pretty villages and market towns to explore, our national park has something for everyone.

Our family-run Yorkshire Dales hotel is renowned for the warm welcome we offer to our guests. Exceptional customer service is our priority and we take great pride in our commitment to ensuring our guests relax, unwind and enjoy everything the Yorkshire Dales National Park has to offer.

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We’re well placed to welcome guests from overseas and have many years of experience in providing bespoke hotel accommodation to groups. Our award-winning group hotel accommodation has been recognised for it’s quality and includes everything from tailor made tours of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, through to a dedicated group hospitality rooms and special dining options.

We also extend a warm welcome to families, couples and single travellers – we have a range of spacious well-equipped family rooms – along with twin rooms, doubles, executive suites and a self-contained apartment.

If you would like to find out more about our National Park Experiences hotel, or to make a reservation, please don’t hesitate to contact us by calling +44 1756 700100 or email reservations@rendezvous-skipton.com

We’re backing Skipton’s BID

Skipton’s BID is now in it’s third year and here at the Rendezvous Hotel we’re fully behind this excellent scheme of which we are members.

Just in case you don’t know what it is, BID stands for ‘Business Improvement District’. Designed to help Skipton’s business community to thrive whilst ensuring that the town remains an attractive, safe and clean place to live, work and visit, the BID scheme is funded by local businesses. The Skipton BID has helped to fund a range of hugely successful local events including Sheep Day, Skipton Cycle Races, Skipton Town Ambassador and the Christmas Markets, with many more events planned for the future.

Skipton BID has just released some promotional videos which can be viewed on YouTube so if you would like to find out more about the scheme’s excellent work, take a look at this video, or find more videos here:  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCxjZn-SXJvQ3vGLnjNSV1fQ

 

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UCI 2019 Road World Championships

The ideal Yorkshire hotel for the UCI 2019 Road World Championships

The UCI 2019 Road World Championships will be held in Yorkshire, offering another exciting chance for cycling fans to enjoy world-class cycle race action. Thanks to our location in Skipton, the Rendezvous Hotel is the ideal place to stay if you’re planning on watching the racing, offering a great opportunity to get as close as possible.

Here’s what you can look forward to:

Men Junior Road Race, Thursday 26 September 2019: starting in Richmond and finishing in Harrogate, this race covers a total distance of 147km, passing through the stunning landscape of the Yorkshire Dales National Park. The route travels close to Skipton through Bolton Abbey, before turning east to head in the direction of Harrogate. For information on this route please visit: https://worlds.yorkshire.com/map/#/route/1262

Women Junior Road Race, Friday 27 September 2019: this race begins in Harrogate before passing through Tadcaster, Sherburn in Elmet and Thorne before finishing in Doncaster. Skipton is within a relatively short cycling distance of Harrogate and the two towns are also connected by a bus route. For further information on this route please visit: https://worlds.yorkshire.com/map/#/route/1263

Men U23 Road Race, Friday 27 September 2019: starting in Doncaster and finishing in Harrogate, this race travels north through Tadcaster before turning west through the stunning landscape of Nidderdale including Pateley Bridge and Blubberhouses, both of which can be easily reached from Skipton. For further information on this route please visit: https://worlds.yorkshire.com/map/#/route/1266

Women Elite Road Race, Saturday 28 September 2019: this race begins in Bradford before travelling north trough Otley, Nidderdale and Malham before turning south through Ripon. Within easily travelling distance of Skipton, this race promises to be highly competitive. For further information on this route please visit: https://worlds.yorkshire.com/map/#/route/1264

Men Elite Road Race, Sunday 29 September 2019: the final race of the Championships begins in Leeds before travelling north through Skipton and the Yorkshire Dales. The route then turns south to finish in Harrogate. For further information this route please visit: https://worlds.yorkshire.com/map/#/route/1265

The UCI 2019 Road World Championships website includes everything you need to know about the races, including details of time trial events and para cycling. Please visit https://worlds.yorkshire.com/ to find out more.

Book your hotel for the UCI 2019 Road World Championships

Our cycle-friendly hotel in Skipton is in the ideal location for enjoying the UCI 2019 Road World Championships. Whether you’d like to get a bird’s eye view of the Men Elite Road Race, or have plans to watch every single event, the Rendezvous Hotel is the perfect place to stay.

Our hotel accommodation has been carefully designed to provide everything cyclists need whilst on holiday with their bikes; including secure bike storage, repair facilities, high-carb dining options, map hire and route planning advice. If you would like to book accommodation for the UCI 2019 Road World Championships (whether you’ll be bringing your bike or not!) we recommend getting in touch with us as soon as possible as demand is already high. For further information, or to make a reservation, please call 01756 700100.

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