Our Favourite Yorkshire Pubs

Published: Friday 26th Jul 2019

Written by: Louise Burtt

Hearty pub grub and Yorkshire ales, cheers to that!

There’s no better way to relax after a long day pottering around Yorkshire's quaint towns and villages or walking in the countryside than to relax in the comfort of a great pub. 

Here in Yorkshire we’re lucky to have so many charming local pubs that serve delicious hearty meals using local produce and Yorkshire’s long brewing history means that you’re never far from a good pint either! We've rounded up our favourite pubs below, but we really are spoilt for choice!

Whether you pick a pub for its yummy lunches, local ales or brilliant live music, it's always good to have a pub within walking distance of your holiday accommodation. Take a look at all of our cottages near pubs here.


The Stapylton Arms, Wass, North York Moors

Located in the pretty village of Wass near Byland Abbey and surrounded by the picturesque countryside of the North York Moors National Park is the delightful Stapylton Arms. After a day of cycling, walking and exploring you'll need somewhere great to stop for well earned refreshments and the fabulously inviting and enticing restaurant at the Stapylton Arms is just the ticket.

The Stapylton Arms


The Board Inn, Whitby, Yorkshire Coast

Situated at the end of old Church Street, at the bottom of the 199 steps which lead up to Whitby Abbey, this traditional local pub boasts splendid views over the harbour which can be enjoyed as you quench your thirst.The bar at the Board Inn is full of character and old world charm, with exposed brickwork and beamed ceilings. 

The Board Inn


Tan Hill Inn, Reeth, Yorkshire Dales

On a lonely hill high in the Yorkshire Dales, stands a unique and historic Inn dating back to the 17th century with its exposed beams, stone-flagged floor and welcoming fire. The World Famous Tan Hill Inn is Britain’s highest public house at 1,732 feet (528m) above sea level. 


Wolds Inn, Huggate, Yorkshire Wolds

Serving local hand-pulled real ales and delicious pub classics in proper Yorkshire portion sizes the Wolds Inn is a simple, no-nonsense country boozer which is ideally located amongst the numerous picturesque Yorkshire Wolds cycling and walking routes.


The Crown, Hutton Le Hole, North York Moors

Set in the North York Moors National Park Hutton-le-Hole is a picture postcard village with a small pretty beck running through the centre. The Crown, located next door to the Ryedale Folk Museum next door is the perfect place to stop for a bit to eat and refreshing drink after a long walk on the beautiful moors, and has a lovely outside seating area for when the weather is fine. Serving locally sourced meat and real ales this quaint pub is a true delight.

The Crown


The Cod & Lobster, Staithes, Yorkshire Coast

Spend some leisurely time relaxing with spectacular views over the bay and watch the boats bobbing up and down on the water or cosy up for lunch by the fire on a blustery winter’s day. In the evening enjoy moonlit views of the sea, whilst enjoying a delicious evening meal.

The Cod & Lobster


Farmers Arms, Muker, Yorkshire Dales

A traditional Yorkshire Dales pub in the heart of Swaledale, where you can unwind and socialise with friends and family, drink good beer and eat hearty wholesome food. With a varied menu and specials board, an open fire and a stone-flagged floor; muddy boots and well behaved dogs are always welcome.

The Farmers Arms


The Lion Inn, Blakey Ridge, North York Moors

Located at the highest point of the North York Moors National Park, offering breathtaking views over the valleys of Rosedale and Farndale. The bar is well known for its fantastic selection of quality real ales which include Yorkshire's Black Sheep Best Bitter and Theakston's Bitter.


The Bay Hotel, Robin Hood's Bay

Situated in the dock of Robin Hood's Bay this traditional fisherman's pub marks the end of the 192 mile Coast-to-Coast walk. The pub is both dog-friendly and child-friendly, offering a family room where hearty home-cooked meals can be enjoyed. There's also outdoor seating close to the beach slipway, where you can enjoy a refreshing drink overlooking the sea.

The Bay Hotel

Take a look at all of our fantastic cottages here. which are all just a short distance from great Yorkshire pubs.

Louise Burtt
Louise Burtt



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