The White Bear Hotel

Ripon, Yorkshire
Inn


A wonderful inn - the home of Theakston’s beer - with the best ale, hearty food, attractive rooms, and the Dales all around

Bedroom

15 rooms

Sleeps

Rooms sleep 2 - 4

The
Experience

At five o’clock on Friday evenings there’s only one place to be in Masham: the tap room at the White Bear, home of Theakston’s beer. The great and the good gather to mark the end of the week, the odd pint is sunk, the air is thick with gossip. Interior design is 1920s trapped in aspic: red leather, polished brass, a crackling fire. But there’s only half the story. Slip next door and discover this welcoming inn. There’s an smart dining room, stripped boards in the bar, a flower-filled terrace for lunch in the sun. Stylish rooms occupy the old Lightfoot brewery and come in contemporary style, with warm colours, comfy beds, chic new bathrooms and attractive prices. Some have views across town, the penthouse is vast and open to the rafters. There’s a courtyard for guests, a sitting room, too; staff will bring drinks if you want privacy and peace. Good food waits in the restaurant, perhaps king scallops, duck with red cabbage, treacle sponge pudding. Tours of the brewery are easily arranged, with a pint of your choice at the end. Don’t miss the beer festival in June or the sheep fare in September.

Essentials

  • Hot tub
  • WiFi
  • Swimming pool
  • Mobile reception
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Open fire / woodburner
  • Bar
  • Parking on premises
  • Licensed premises
  • Free parking nearby
  • 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 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

Closed
Never.
Meals
Lunch from £5. Bar meals from £11.95. Dinner, 3 courses, about £30.

Pricing

Nightly price
from £130
Surcharges
Dogs £15 per night. Extra bed available £15 per night.
12 Twin/doubles
From £130
1 Suite for 2
From £200
2 Family rooms for 4
From £130

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Location

The neighbourhood