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The Boar’s Head, our beautiful traditional Coaching Inn situated at the heart of the Ripley Castle Estate, within easy access of Harrogate. Converted from an original Coaching Inn and furnished with many paintings and antiques from Ripley Castle. With 23 individual bedrooms, a welcoming Bar, Snug and formal Dining Room serving seasonal menus with local produce, in a relaxed atmosphere within luxurious and historic surroundings. A perfect place for couples, families and your four legged friends. There are a limited number of Dog Friendly rooms available. Call us directly before booking to ensure a dog friendly room is available for your desired date. Please note there is a dog charge of £20.00 per dog, per night.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.6)

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Free private parking available on-site

Loyal customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.


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Availability

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Room type
Number of guests
 
1 double bed
1 double bed
1 double bed
1 double bed
1 double bed
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Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.4
Facilities
8.7
Cleanliness
9.2
Comfort
9.2
Value for money
8.9
Location
9.6
Free WiFi
8.0
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Guests who stayed here loved

  • Isobel
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    An old fashioned but well-run historic hotel in a great setting in the middle of Ripley. Good value meals in both the bar and the restaurant. Our room was comfortable if a little old school but everything worked well. Staff were friendly and the...
  • Deborah
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    The staff team is always friendly and helpful. Food is delicious, great breakfasts too. Comfortable bed and very quiet location
  • Jade
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Next door to Ripley Castle which has a lovely walking/cycling route all the way round. Bus stops right outside the property which comes very frequent to get to Harrogate, Ripon or even towards Leeds. Room was cleaned daily with fresh towels...

Property surroundings

Restaurants
2 restaurants on site

  • The Boar's Head Restaurant
    • Ambiance
      Family friendly • Traditional • Modern • Romantic
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Vegan • Gluten-free • Dairy-free
  • The Boar's Head Pub
    • Ambiance
      Family friendly • Traditional • Modern
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Vegan • Gluten-free • Dairy-free

Facilities of The Boar's Head
Great facilities! Review score, 8.7

Most popular facilities
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • 2 restaurants
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Bar
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tea/coffee maker in all rooms
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bath or shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
Bedroom
  • Linen
Outdoors
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Electric kettle
Pets
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may be applicable.
Activities
  • Archery
    Additional charge
  • Tour or class about local culture
    Additional charge
  • Cycling
    Off-site
  • Hiking
    Off-site
  • Canoeing
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Children's playground
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Wine/champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kid meals
    Additional charge
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Street parking
  • Accessible parking
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • Luggage storage
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment and family services
  • Kids' outdoor play equipment
  • Board games/puzzles
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
Business facilities
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • 24-hour security
General
  • Pet bowls
  • Pet basket
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Designated smoking area
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Allergy-free room
  • Wake-up service
  • Heating
  • Packed lunches
  • Carpeted
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
Accessibility
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Hungarian
  • Polish

Property practices

This property has told us they implemented certain practices across some or all of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.

House rules
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Check-in
From 14:00 to 20:30
Check-out
From 07:00 to 10:30
Cancellation/ prepayment
Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required option.
Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

No age restriction
There is no age requirement for check-in
Pets
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may be applicable.
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The fine print
Need-to-know information for guests at this property

Please note hotel guests cannot be guaranteed a table for dinner at the hotel's restaurant, reservations are recommended.

For Children up to the age of 12, we have Z-Beds available at £27.50 per child, per night. This tariff includes breakfast. Cots for infants are free of charge. Please inform us prior to arrival if you require a Z Bed or Cot.

We have a limited number of dog friendly rooms available. To ensure a dog friendly room is available for your desired date, please call us before booking. Please note there is a £20.00 dog charge, per dog, per night.

FAQs about The Boar's Head

  • The Boar's Head has 2 restaurants:

    • The Boar's Head Pub
    • The Boar's Head Restaurant

  • The Boar's Head offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Children's playground
    • Canoeing
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Archery

  • Check-in at The Boar's Head is from 14:00, and check-out is until 10:30.

  • The Boar's Head is 3.1 miles from the centre of Harrogate. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Room options at The Boar's Head include:

    • Twin/Double
    • Double

  • The prices at The Boar's Head may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.