Perfect pubs and places to eat in the Yorkshire Dales
There are few places where you’ll find as many cosy and friendly pubs as in the Yorkshire Dales, and on rainy days they can be even better! Here’s a selection of "locals" recommended by locals!
The Bull Inn, a quaint old pub on the banks of the River Ure in West Tanfield which boasts traditional pub food, real ales and a spectacular terraced garden stretching down to the river: was Yorkshire’s Favourite Pub 2016 www.thebullwesttanfield.co.uk
The Bruce Arms, a traditional 18th Century coaching in with cosy rooms,wood fires and great food : Highly Commended in the White Rose Awards for the Best Pub 2017 www.thebrucearms.co.uk
Where have we missed?
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This is an independent site, using recommendations from people who live in the Yorkshire Dales. None of the businesses mentioned on this site have paid to be here, nor is the site funded by any other organisation so you can be sure these are genuine recommendations from people who really love the area. It's a work in progress so forgive the omissions, broken links and inaccuracies... If you'd like a more official and comprehensive guide to this beautiful area, please go to the sites run by the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority and Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty