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Placed next to the impressive 700 year-old Ripley Castle, The Boar's Head features traditional rooms with free Wi-Fi as well as an on-site restaurant. The charming spa town of Harrogate is just 3 miles away.

Equipped with a TV, free tea and coffee and a private bathroom, each room has bright, individual décor. Some rooms also have bathrobes in the large bathroom.

The Boar's Head’s contemporary dining room has a seasonal menu focusing on fresh, local produce. The wine list is selected by Sir Thomas Ingilby of Ripley Castle, and the bar stocks local real ales.

Beautiful rural scenery is on the doorstep, and is perfect for walking. The Inn has free parking, and is about a 20-minute drive from the Yorkshire Dales National Park.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

The Boar's Head has been welcoming guests since Oct 19, 2011

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.

Breakfast Info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free, Buffet

Free Private Parking Available On Site

Loyal Customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.


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Room Type
1 queen bed
1 queen bed
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Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
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  • Is there air conditioning?
    Unfortunately we do not have air conditioning.
    Answered on 18 August 2020
  • Is there parking available behind the Boars head?
    yes and in front also street parking too
    Answered on 16 October 2021
  • Is the hotel pet free, ie. No dogs or cats
    Hi there, We have 9 dog friendly rooms here at The Boars Head. Our bar area is dog friendly, but the dining room is not. Kind Regards, Katie Duty Manager
    Answered on 3 July 2022
  • Does the small double room currently available have its own entrance?
    Our rooms have shared entrances.
    Answered on 9 September 2020
  • Is there parking?
    Thank you for your message. There is parking at The Boars's Head, Castle and throughout the village
    Answered on 20 October 2021
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Area info *
2 Restaurants On Site

    The Boar's Head Restaurant

    The Boar's Head Pub

Amenities of The Boar's Head
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Linens
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Garden
  • Electric kettle
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Archery
    Additional charge
  • Tour or class about local culture
    Additional charge
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Canoeing
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Playground
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kids' meals
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Street parking
  • Accessible parking
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Private check-in/out
  • Baggage storage
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Outdoor play equipment for kids
  • Board games/Puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Pet bowls
  • Pet basket
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hypoallergenic room available
  • Wake-up service
  • Heating
  • Packed lunches
  • Carpeted
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Hungarian
Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules

The Boar's Head takes special requests – add in the next step!


2:00 PM - 8:30 PM


7:00 AM - 10:30 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

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

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.

Mastercard Visa The Boar's Head accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

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

Please note that only the following rooms types are dog friendly: Superior Suite, Deluxe double or Twin, Small Double or Twin, Superior Deluxe Double or Twin.

Please note that a surcharge of GBP 10 per dog per night, will apply. It will include a dog bed and treats. All pets need to be pre authorized by the property. Please make this request at the time of booking using the Special Request box.

Please note that/ residents cannot be guaranteed a table for dinner in the restaurant; reservations are recommended. We have limited dog friendly rooms available; please call our reservations team directly. We have limited dog friendly rooms in the Courtyard.

There is a dog fee of £10 per dog, per night.

FAQs about The Boar's Head

  • 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, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Guests staying at The Boar's Head can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.9).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • Gluten-free
    • Buffet
    • À la carte

  • Check-in at The Boar's Head is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:30 AM.

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

    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Playground
    • Canoeing
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Archery

  • The Boar's Head is 3.1 miles from the center of Harrogate.

  • The Boar's Head has 2 restaurants:

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