The Old Vicarage

Harrogate, Yorkshire
Bed & Breakfast


Come for the races, the Dales, a Fat Rascal at Bettie’s – Aga breakfasts, a lovely garden, pool and tennis court

Bedroom

1 room

Sleeps

Rooms sleep 2

The
Experience

South Stainley is a small village, with pub, church and this fine vicarage, six miles from Ripon, ten from Harrogate. Come for the races, the Dales… Sleep peacefully in a charming room up under the eaves. Julia has decorated her guest room unfussily, tucked in a sofa and added an antique wardrobe and blanket chest. The bathroom’s really smart and big, with separate shower and bath. Linger over your Aga breakfast – full English, scrambled eggs, smoked salmon – in the lofty new garden room with leafy views, pastel colours, original art. You’re welcome to use the swimming pool and tennis court, and you can walk to the pub for dinner.

Essentials

  • Hot tub
  • WiFi
  • Swimming pool
  • Mobile reception
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Open fire / woodburner
  • Bar
  • Parking on premises
  • Licensed premises
  • Free parking nearby
  • Meals available
  • Vegetarian meals
  • Paid parking nearby
  • Accessible by public transport
  • Wheelchair access
  • Limited mobility
  • Air conditioning
  • Relaxation areas
  • Garden
  • Tennis court
  • Pets welcome

Family friendly

  • Baby monitor
  • Children welcome
  • Books and toys
  • Babies welcome
  • Stair gates
  • High chair

Nearby

  • Pub/bar within 3 miles
  • Restaurant within 3 miles
  • Shop within 3 miles

Activities

  • Bikes available
  • Food courses
  • Kayaking
  • Other courses
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Wild swimming

Information
& pricing

Booking information

Check in
From 4pm, please get in touch for early or late check in
Check out
By 11am, please get in touch for late check out
Closed
Rarely.
No smoking
Smoking not permitted anywhere in the property.
Owner has pets
Animals living on the property.
Meals
Pubs/restaurants 5-minute walk.

Pricing

Nightly price
from £75
1 Double
From £75

Reviews

We had a wonderful stay at the Old Vicarage last weekend. Beautiful setting, house and room (which was huge, with a very comfy bed and lovely spacious bathroom) and wonderfully hospitable hosts. Our breakfast was delicious and plentiful and we highly recommend a stay. It's a great spot from which to explore Yorkshire too

Becca, Kent

An enjoyable weekend visiting Harrogate and Knaresborough, rounded off perfectly at The Old Vicarage. Welcoming and engaging hosts happy to suggest places to visit in the area. A very comfortable room with views out across the yorkshire countryside, a spacious and well furnished bathroom, and a very good breakfast each morning. There is a pub serving food only 5mins walk from the house, which saves having to go any great distance in the evening. Highly recommended B&B.

Andrew, Saffron walden

We spent some lovely days in this area and were welcomed very warmly in Julia's house. The location is very peaceful and overlooks the countryside. Our room was very comfortable and cosy. Breakfast was delicious, we even had figs from her own figtree, that produced figs for the first year ! Nearby, in walking distance is The Inn that has since short new owners. We had there a very good dinner and the service was very friendly.

Rosa-mari, Hoboken

Comfortable, quiet room with lovely bathroom in a nice Old Vicarage next to the church. A beautiful part of Yorkshire. Welcoming hosts and a good breakfast. Would recommend to anyone staying in the Harrogate area.

Min, Southampton

Outstanding B&B in a lovely house ideally placed for local attractions, or to break your journey to the North or to the South. Very spacious bedroom and bathroom. Comfortable, friendly, and relaxed, it soothed us after difficult Friday traffic. And with the significant advantage of a fine gastro-pub 5 mins walk down a country lane. A really good find.

John, London

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Location

The neighbourhood

Local points of interest from Julia Roe

  • A very warm welcome awaits you at The Old Vicarage, nestled at the heart of a pretty little village located just six miles from the cathedral town of Ripon, ten miles from the spa town of Harrogate with its fabulous shopping and glorious gardens.
  • Situated next to the village church and a stone’s throw from the local pub, The Old Vicarage is a beautiful 19th-century family home modernised to a very high standard and surrounded by mature gardens, a tennis court and outdoor heated swimming pool.
  • Walking in North Yorkshire is a must; whether you walk from the house and join the Ripon Rowel or drive to the North York Moors, explore The Dales or clamber over Brimham Rocks. There are many local walks for all abilities on our doorstep.
  • Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Garden are the largest monastic ruins in the country. Wander around the gardens, learn about the monastic life, then take in a light lunch or a cream tea. Stop off at the magnificent Ripon Cathedral on the way back.
  • Ripley Castle is a Grade I listed 14th-century country house only 5 minutes away with a beautiful village offering more than just world famous ice cream! Or visit Newby Hall built in 1690s by Sir Christopher Wren surrounded by beautiful gardens.
  • With both Leeds and York only a short distance away a visit to these 2 very different cities is easily accessible from The Old Vicarage. These cities offer history, shopping, dining, museums, Roman ruins and much more.