Blakey Ridge : North York Moors
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The Lion Inn on remote Blakey Ridge is a 16th Century freehouse owned and run by the Crossland family since 1980. Located at the highest point of the North York Moors National Park, it stands at an elevation of 1,325 feet offering breathtaking views over the valleys of Rosedale and Farndale.

Open fires burn all day and evening in the ancient fireplaces. The original low beamed ceilings add to the friendly atmosphere of the Inn.
The bar is well known for its good selection of quality real ales which include Black Sheep Best Bitter, Theakston's Best Bitter, our award winning Old Peculier, Copper Dragon's Golden Pippin, Thwaites Wainwright Bitter and a range of regularly changing guest ales. An extensive menu is offered including special vegetarian dishes, children's meals and daily Chef's Specials - served all day, every day from 12 noon until 10pm.

For that special occasion, eg anniversaries, Christmas parties or the special intimate dinner, The Lion Inn has three candlelit dining rooms. Bookings for coach parties are catered for with our Party Menus. The restaurants can get very busy - pre-booking is strongly recommended.

A well-stocked bar Piano Room

The Inn is fully residential with 13 letting rooms. Each room has its own individual character and is equipped with colour TV and tea/coffee making facilities. For that special occassion there is a romantic honeymoon suite complete with four-poster bed. Dogs are allowed in the letting rooms on request and secure storage is available for mountain bikes.

Ideal for that relaxing country break, well away from the hassles of modern life - The Lion Inn is recommended by "The Good Pub Guide", "The Good Beer Guide", "The Good Britain Guide", "AA's Best Pubs & Inns", nominated for "Real Fire Pub of the Year" and awarded "Theakston Acclaimed Purveyor" in recognition of the fine quality of its Old Peculier beer.

 

Yes... we're fairly remote! Emerging from the snow... 6th December 2010 A Summer's day on Blakey Ridge... Thank you to the listeners of BBC Radio Cleveland who voted The Lion Inn as their favourite eating place in the region. Prints of The Lion Inn for sale - click image below for details

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The Lion Inn, Blakey Ridge, Kirkbymoorside, North Yorkshire, YO62 7LQ Tel: 01751 417320 Fax: 01751 417717 Bar open: 10am-11pm (Sunday - Thursday), 10am-midnight (Friday & Saturday) Meals served: 12noon-10pm daily Email - lion.blakey@virgin.net

 

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