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Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
We offer excellent quality home-cooked food,real ales, fine wines & friendly service.Where possible produce is sourced locally and a wide variety of salads, snacks or full meals are freshly prepared by our creative team. Children are welcome and dogs can be taken into the beer garden where we now have Brymor Ice Cream. We have five delightful en-suite bedrooms with picturesque views.Nearby attractions include Lightwater Valley,Harrogate, Bolton Castle, Ripley Castle,Fountains Abbey, and many more. Popular pastimes include canoeing onthe River Ure, fishing, tennis & walking.Situated in the gateway to the YorkshireDales, The Bull Inn is 6 miles from Ripon and10 minutes from the A1. Please note that we have on occasion been mistaken for the The Black Bull in Ripon as there is an error on google maps.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Great View
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great place to stay, old worldly rooms which are really cosy and comfortable. the breakfast was very nice, and the staff were very friendly and helpful. the evening menu had a great choice, and there was plenty of it.
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Staff were lovely, breakfast was lovely, evening food was good (though everything at our evening meal was incredibly salty, particularly the peppered mackerel pate (you couldn't taste pepper just salt) and believe it or not, even the chocolate sauce with the brownie!). Room was
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Service was extremely good, with staff very attentive and welcoming. Food very disappointing unfortunately. Batter on the fish not cooked properly and chips tasteless. A real shame as we used to enjoy eating here.
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I haven't stayed here so I cannot comment on the rooms, but I believe this pub was voted the best pub in Yorkshire. This is a pub that serves good honest pub food, it has no pretensions about being a gastropub or a restaurant. The menu is fairly extensive with good options for
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We stayed here for 2 nights and loved it. Our room (room 1) was very spacious and had a four poster bed, which was very comfy. It also has great views over the river. The food was excellent, both evening and breakfast and the real ale was highly quaffable. Very tempted for a
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The New addition to Room 1.
Looking over the river - from the room
Key to the room
Bridge over the river, Ure
Beer garden from bedroom window
Do you allow dogs to stay in any rooms?
Yes they do allow dogs
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Sorry, do not know, have only eaten there
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Hi can you fish the river Thanks
Hi can you fish the river Thanks
Not sure if it belongs to a club. The Bull will know.
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"Be aware of the back room with the kitchen extractor"
"Rooms at the back overlook the river; the front ones face the donkey paddock and village"
"Best views in room 1 and four poster bed"
"ask for river view and check they are open after 9:30"
"Did not stay overnight"
USD 76 - USD 103 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
the bull hotel west tanfield
United KingdomEnglandYorkshireWest Tanfield
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