Elmfield Country House

Elmfield Country HouseSituated in the heart of Wensleydale, this 4-star family-run guest house provides the perfect base from which to explore the beautiful surroundings of the North Yorkshire Dales. Based in Arrathorne, adjacent to James Herriot Country and the beautiful Yorkshire Dales National Park, Elmfield House is situated between Middleham, the horse racing centre of Yorkshire; the bustling market towns of Leyburn, Bedale, Richmond and Thirsk; and Masham, the beer brewing capital of Yorkshire. Wind down in the evening with a drink from the selection of wines and beers, or take a walk to the lake and woodland to see the wildlife and immerse yourself in the tranquillity that is the hallmark of staying here. You can say hello to the friendly horses, sheep and hens on the way.
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All rooms are spacious and have en suite facilities. One of the twin rooms offered has been designed to meet the needs of disabled travellers. The access from the car park to the ground floor room is on the level and the wheel/walk in shower is ideal for those with limited mobility. All of the ground floor doors are wider than average to allow easy negotiation by wheelchair. The other twin and both luxurious four-poster rooms are generously proportioned, with shower and bath available in the en suite bathrooms.

Hotel details

Run by the Towning family, Elmfield boasts excellent accommodation with a 4-diamond and Silver Award from the English Tourist Board and a badge of merit for its breakfast from Deliciously Yorkshire, the organisation that supports local food produce in the region.

General information

Rating : 4 stars
Size : 7 rooms
Currency : GBP
Check-in: from 16:30 to 19:30
Check-out : 07:30 to 10:00


  • Parking
  • Bar
  • Garden
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Rooms/Facilities for Disabled Guests
  • Free Parking
  • Heating
  • All Public and Private spaces non-smoking


  • Fishing


  • Internet Services
  • Packed Lunches
  • Wi-Fi/Wireless LAN


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Food & Beverages

Your hearty Yorkshire breakfast is made using locally sourced produce and is accredited by the Regional Food Group under the Deliciously Yorkshire breakfast scheme. Breakfast is served from 07.30 to 08.30 Monday to Friday, and from 08.00 to 09.00 on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays.


Wi-fi is available in the hotel rooms and charges are applicable. 


Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed). 


Pets are not allowed. 

Location & area


DL8 1NE Bedale

Travel information

By Car: - Take the A1. - Join the A684 into Bedale. - Continue on the A684 from Bedale towards Leyburn. - Pass through the villages of Crakehall and Patrick Brompton. - At the first crossroads after Patrick Brompton, turn right for Richmond. - Elmfield House is then exactly 1.5 miles further along on the right-hand side.

Area information

The location of Elmfield House provides a fantastic stop-over point for business and leisure travellers, or longer term accommodation for the tourist seeking out the best that North Yorkshire and County Durham can offer. It is the ideal base to explore County Durham, the glories of the North Yorkshire Dales, the North Yorkshire Moors National Park and the region's coastline. Local attractions include: - The Yorkshire Dales and Moors: great walking, stunning scenery and local interest. - Racing at Thirsk, Catterick and Ripon. - Market towns of Bedale, Richmond, Masham and Leyburn are all within reach. - Thorpe Perrow Arboretum and the Bird of Prey Centre.

Hotel policies

Cancellation Policy

If cancelled up to 2 days before date of arrival, no fee will be charged.  If cancelled later or in case of no-show, the total price of the reservation will be charged. 

Deposit Policy

No deposit will be charged. 

VAT and city/tourist taxes

VAT is not applicable.  Service charge is not applicable.  City/tourist tax is not applicable. 

Meal Plan

Full English breakfast is included in the room rate. 

Children and Extra Bed Policy

All children are welcome.  All children under 1 year stay free of charge for cots.  All children under 2 years stay free of charge when using existing bedding.  There is no capacity for extra beds in the room.  Maximum capacity of babycots in a room is 1. 

Please note that in case specific policies apply to a particular room or rate, the specific room/rate policy prevails over the general hotel policy