Immerse yourself in the rugged beauty of the North Yorkshire Moors National Park at this luxury B&B in the picturesque village of Goathland, which found fame as the fictional settlement of ‘Aidensfield’ in the popular television series Heartbeat.
The village’s tiny railway station – one of the stops on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway (NYMR) heritage line – was also ‘Hogsmeade’ in the Harry Potter films.
Eighteen97 is the result of three years of hard work by its owners Fiona and Tim Gardham, who scoured the area to find the perfect property. After spotting the pretty stone cottage, which stands in more than an acre of grounds, they embarked on an extensive restoration project. The chic contemporary makeover that they’ve given the house pays homage to its original Arts and Crafts style. The couple are old hands when it comes to establishing boutique guest accommodation, having previously owned another stunning Yorkshire B&B. Once again, they’ve come up with a winning formula, combining relaxed yet stylish accommodation in a beautiful rural setting with great food and first class customer service. Testament to all of this is the fact that Eighteen97 is the only Visit Britain 5 star rated B&B in the area with a Gold Award and a Breakfast Award, and has also gained the Trip Advisor Travellers Choice Award for 2016 putting Eighteen97 in the top 25 B&B’s in the UK and the top 1% by their reviewers!
A steam train ride on the line between Pickering and Whitby is a must if you’re visiting this part of the world. There’s also a host of quaint villages, many with cosy pubs, waiting to be explored, including Egton, with its stepping stones across the river; Grosmont, with its art gallery and cafés; and Danby, where you’ll find the North Yorkshire Moors Park Centre.
This charming house was built in 1897 from the remains of the old Goathland church as a holiday home for the German classical pianist, Christian Gotlieb Padel (his initials are inscribed above the door). Stunning original features have been preserved, including the impressive fireplace and parquet floor in the sitting room, where you can relax beside the roaring fire and soak up the moorland views. The interior has a timeless look and feel, thanks to a soft colour palette, plush soft furnishings and elegant furniture.
Eighteen97 stands is pretty gardens, which Fiona and Tim are gradually restoring to their former glory. Ample car parking is available, and there are storage/drying facilities for walkers and cyclists. Delicious picnic hampers and hikers’ lunches can also be provided.
Tim and Fiona have crammed the three guest bedrooms with the kind of finishing touches that you’d expect from a boutique hotel, such as luxury toiletries, super soft bath sheets, snug bathrobes, a tray of yummy treats and refreshments, a flat-screen TV with DVD player and an iPod dock.
Travertine marble and white porcelain gives the en suite bathrooms a luxurious feel, whilst the chic bedrooms are all individually designed with feature king-sized beds and dressing tables with mirrors.
Prices for one of the king-sized double rooms range from £90 to £110 per night.
At Eighteen97 breakfast really is the most important meal of the day – no wonder that it received a breakfast award from Visit England! A traditional Yorkshire breakfast is always on offer, but there are also seasonal and lighter options to choose from. Everything is homemade using the finest Yorkshire produce, including meat from Radfords of Sleights, preserves from Rosebud of Masham and a teas and coffees from Taylors of Harrogate.
During warmer weather you can dine on the terrace, but the dining room also offers garden views so that you can watch the abundance of wildlife outside.
Make it Special! Celebrate at Eighteen97
Are you planning a celebration? Maybe it’s a milestone birthday, anniversary, reunion or simply quality time away with those special people around you. Whatever the reason you and your favoured companions can take over exclusive use of Eighteen97. We can provide that intimate and homely gathering for a hassle free getaway!
For a great value all inclusive rate you will get exclusive use of Eighteen97 during your stay.
- use of all bedrooms accommodating up to 6 persons
- 2 (or more) nights bed and breakfast
- Refreshments and homemade cake on arrival
- Breakfast served at a time to suit you
- Exclusive use of guest sitting room
- Exclusive use of garden (weather permitting)
- Option to bring own celebratory drinks
- advise, suggestions and tips on days out and places to eat
- Our personal, relaxed and homely service
Additional services can be tailored to suit your needs and budget including:
- In room guest gifts
- Fruit bowls
- Restaurant booking service
- Snacks and drinks including pre dinner nibbles or lazy, grazing sharing platters
- Afternoon tea trays
- Relaxed rustic suppers
Call or email us to today with your requirements and we will help make your extra special getaway a time to cherish and remember.
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You have found a wonderful place to stay and Boutique and Breakfast is committed to giving you a personalised service so that you can find the right room at the right price. Simply fill in our enquiry form and within 24 hours you will receive a response from Eighteen97 tailored to your needs. This will be in the form of either a telephone call or an email.