Thornton Rust, Aysgarth, DL8 3AP, United Kingdom –
Excellent location — rated 9.6/10! (score from 94 reviews)
Real guests • Real stays • Real opinions
The house was built as an amazing summer home for wealthy industrialists, then became a childrens hospital, then a home for adults with special needs, then a nursing home, then my home where I do b&b. Breakfast is from 8.30am - 9.15am and guests are welcome to bring their own drinks to enjoy at the house as I'm not licensed. Unless you're quite determined, it's probably too far to walk to the pub for dinner as it's about 3 miles each way to the nearest in Aysgarth and Askrigg. Thornton Lodge has one of the most peaceful locations in Wensleydale and is a great location to unwind in. It's also more suited to people who don't really like the concept of boutique hotels as we spent an awful lot of money creating an authentic environment rather than going down the boutique route.
Property surroundings – Guests loved walking around the neighbourhood!
- Aysgarth Falls 2.7 miles
- Bolton Castle 4.4 miles
- Forbidden Corner 8 miles
- Richmond Castle 14.5 miles
- Richmond Magistrates Court 14.9 miles
- Bedale Golf Club 18.3 miles
- Scotch Corner Services A1 18.5 miles
- Brough Castle 19 miles
Restaurants and markets
- Aysgarth Restaurant 2.5 miles
- Askrigg Restaurant 2.5 miles
- Bainbridge Restaurant 2.5 miles
- Aysgarth Cafe/bar 2.5 miles
- Bainbridge Cafe/bar 2.5 miles
- Askrigg Cafe/bar 2.5 miles
- Hawes Supermarket 7 miles
- hawes Market 7 miles
- Leyburn Supermarket 11 miles
- Addlebrough Mountain 0.1 miles
- Ure River 1 miles
- Semer Water Lake 2 miles
- Penn Hill Mountain 7 miles
- Trout fishing pond Lake 7 miles
- Ingleborough Mountain 20 miles
- Leeds Bradford International Airport 33.6 miles
- Newcastle International Airport 53 miles
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Pets are not allowed.
Free! WiFi is available in some hotel rooms and is free of charge.
Free! Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
- Accessible parking
- Secured parking
- Daily maid service
- Shared lounge/TV area
- Private check-in/check-out
- Luggage storage
Entertainment and family services
- Board games/puzzles
- Non-smoking throughout
- Facilities for disabled guests
- Non-smoking rooms
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16:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 10:30
Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to room type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.
Children and extra beds
Children cannot be accommodated at the hotel.
There is no capacity for extra beds in the room.
Pets are not allowed.
Thornton Lodge accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.
Please note the WiFi connection can be temperamental.
Breakfast is served from 08:30 until 09:15.
Please inform Thornton Lodge in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.