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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 )
Room features
Non-Smoking Rooms
Good to know
Great View
30Room tips
Traveller rating
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  • English
Popular mentions
Absolutely shameful display of a local country pub food! I’m local to the area and selected the Bull inn at West Tanfield. (What a bloody mistake that was! )For my wife’s birthday dinner? So my wife and I and our three kids ordered simple and you would have thought easy to
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Ok, so we had the very basic room so we’re not expecting too much. We were there for the coldest night of the year so far. Even knowing that the radiators had not been turned on prior to our arrival. It was impossible to get out of th e bed on the left hand side, and the book
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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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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
Yes they do allow dogs
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Sorry, do not know, have only eaten there
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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 78 - USD 105 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
the bull hotel west tanfield
United KingdomEnglandYorkshireWest Tanfield
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