Cheap Hotels in Masham
Overlooking the Market Square in the small town of Masham, this charming inn is set within a fine Georgian building of tremendous character, built in the second half of the 18th century. A quintessential English town, Masham lies peacefully on the River Ure on the outskirts of Ripon. It houses quaint almshouses and holds traditional markets twice a week. Established in Saxon times, its beautiful church was mentioned in the Domesday Book. Kings Head Hotel by Good Night Inns has been carefully renovated to combine traditional Georgian splendour with modern day comforts. To truly relax, during the winter you can take advantage of the real wood and coal fires, whilst in the summer the terrace is the perfect place for a refreshing drink.
Nestled beside the Yorkshire Dales, this 17th-century pub is surrounded by stunning countryside. It offers sumptuous, home-cooked food, free Wi-Fi and free private parking in the charming village of Fearby. Many of the rooms at Black Swan have scenic views of the Dales and the Vale of York. They also feature a flat-screen TV, tea and coffee-making facilities, and a modern bathroom. The restaurant serves hearty, home-cooked food for lunch, and a bistro menu in the evenings. Breakfast includes full cooked options, eggs Benedict, grilled kippers and smoked haddock. A continental buffet is also available. The Black Swan makes an ideal base for exploring the beautiful Yorkshire scenery. A number of walks are available around the pub, including a 7-mile circular route to Jervaulx Abbey and the village of Thornton Steward.
Hotels in Masham
The small market town of Masham in North Yorkshire lies about half an hour to the north of Harrogate on the edge of the Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). This wonderful rural setting attracts a large number of nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts, and with a so many attractions situated in the town and surrounding area, it's little surprise visitors return time and again. If you're planning a short break in this part of North Yorkshire then be sure to take a close look at the range of Masham hotels listed on the website.
Why not begin your visit by sampling some of the local produce. This part of Lower Wensleydale is famous for its family run breweries and there are a number of opportunities to take a closer look at how the beer is produced. Theakston Brewery and Black Sheep Brewery are both located in the town. Each has its own visitor centre and runs regular tours.
Jervaulx Abbey to the north of the town is certainly worth closer inspection. The ruins of the 12th-century Cistercian abbey are set in 126 acres of beautiful parkland. The building was plundered and pillaged during the Dissolution of the Monasteries but is now cared for by private owners.
Pay a visit to the town in September and you'll be able to get a real taste for rural life by attending Masham Sheep Fair. The event is now held annually to raise money for charity, but at one time it was one of the largest fairs of its kind in the region and would see as many as 70,000 animals change hands. Nature lovers might also want to pay a visit to Swinton Park Birds Of Prey to watch owls, eagles, falcons and hawks at work.
Out and about
With so much natural beauty in the surrounding area, it's not difficult to find ways to stay active around Masham. Nidderdale AONB covers an area of 233 square miles and has the River Nidd as its centrepiece. The varied landscape includes heather moorland, rolling pastures and woodland.
Opportunities for walking, birdwatching, fishing and cycling are numerous. If you're more inclined to view the area on horseback, Masham Riding Centre offers lessons and treks for riders of all ages and abilities. Even more options are available if you head north-west from Masham towards the Yorkshire Dales National Park.
Frequently asked questions about Hotels in Masham
Which hotels are the most popular ones to stay at in Masham?According to our booking data, the most booked hotels in Masham are Black Swan Inn, Kings Head by Chef & Brewer Collection and Swinton Park Hotel.
What is the cheapest price for a hotel in Masham?The cheapest price for a double room in Masham is £103, offered by Kings Head by Chef & Brewer Collection.
What hotels are in the central Masham neighborhood?The best hotels near the center of Masham are Kings Head by Chef & Brewer Collection, Swinton Park Hotel and Black Swan Inn.
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