An eighteenth Century country inn offering luxurious accommodation near Leyburn in North Yorkshire. Beautiful en-suites, delicious food and traditional ales
The Blue Lion began life as a coaching inn in the late eighteenth century, attracting trade from travellers and cattle drovers on their way through Wensleydale. This fabulous inn with rooms near Leyburn has now been extensively, yet sympathetically, renovated to provide luxurious accommodation to visitors from all over the country and beyond. Our dedicated and talented staff set and maintain the highest standards and are on hand to guarantee a cosy and comfortable stay. The surrounding area is steeped in history and the castles of Middleham, Richmond and Castle Bolton can all be found close by.
Should outdoor pursuits be your thing then there are a wide range of activities to be enjoyed in the surrounding area. Activities include fishing on the River Ure, shooting, tennis, golf at Masham, pony-trekking and clay-pigeon shooting. Whatever your reason for visiting this magnificent part of North Yorkshire, you can be sure of an enjoyable stay at the charming Blue Lion inn near Leyburn. Our candleit restaurant provides a stunning setting in which to enjoy a gourmet meal, freshly prepared using locally sourced Yorkshire ingredients. During the past decade, we have been named the Dining Pub of the Year three times, which makes us very proud indeed.
Our choice of comfortable en-suite guest bedrooms are fully equipped to meet the needs of the discerning modern visitor whist retaining all the charm of a traditional 18th Century coaching inn. A range of double and twin rooms are available, ideal for business and leisure visitors to this wonderful part of Yorkshire.
We cater for walkers, shooting parties, business meetings, weddings and all sorts of other functions. All you need to do is ask and we will do our very best to meet your request.