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Goldsborough Hall, Knaresborough

Church Street,, Goldsborough, Knaresborough, North Yorkshire, HG5 8NR, UK
Goldsborough Hall, Knaresborough Goldsborough Hall, Knaresborough 01423 867321 Church Street, Goldsborough Knaresborough
96 out of 100% 13 votes


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  • Free Wifi
  • Private Car Park
  • Lift
  • Pets Allowed
  • Best Available Room
  • Walk-in Showers
  • Golf in Local Area

Goldsborough Hall is a historic royal stately home offering luxury 5* accommodation and 3 AA rosette fine dining. 

Nathalie Classic Britain
Rooms & Facilities
Facilities: swipe to see more
  • Free Wifi
  • Private Car Park
  • Lift
  • Pets Allowed
  • Best Available Room
  • Walk-in Showers
  • Golf in Local Area

Number of Bedrooms: 16

Parking Spaces: 20

Steps into Hotel: 4

Check In Time: 3pm

Check Out Time: 11am

Goldsborough Hall in Goldsborough near Knaresborough and Harrogate is surrounded by 12 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds boasting unspoilt elevated views over the historic gardens and tranquil parkland. If you are looking for a unique escape from everyday life, for a truly bespoke experience designed to suit you, then Goldsborugh Hall is the right choice for you. You could take a leisurely stroll around the 12 acres of beautifully landscaped private gardens, enjoy lunch of afternoon tea in the atmospheric Jacobean Library or flop down with a good book in The Princess Mary Drawing Room.

It’s not every day you get the chance to stay in the former residence of a Royal Princess, in the 1920s HRH Princess Mary, the Queen's aunt, came to live at Goldsborough Hall following her marriage to Viscount Lascelles. This 400-year-old family home allows guests the opportunity to experience for themselves the history, elegance, indulgence and sheer opulence of staying in a Royal residence. Goldsborough Hall offers the finest accommodation in Yorkshire with luxury suites and rooms spanning the upper floor of the main house and the adjoining Dower House, each offering a magical combination of romantic, historical charm and contemporary, along with top-of-the range facilities to ensure a luxurious stay.

Whether you decide to enjoy morning coffee, a light lunch, Sunday lunch, afternoon tea or a gourmet supper Goldsborough Hall prides themselves on making every meal a delicious experience that lives long in the memory, all in the beautiful surroundings of a royal stately home. The dining room at Goldsborough Hall is the epitome of Fine Dining in Yorkshire and has been awarded 3 AA rosettes for it’s culinary experience. The Orangery adds another dimension to the dining experience at Goldsborough Hall and is  open for lunches and afternoon teas. 

The Goldsborough Hall offers great late deals and special offers on short breaks throughout the year. Book online today with My Hotel Break.



tick TV
tick Tea/Coffee
tick Iron/Board
tick Toiletries
tick Hairdryer
tick Telephone
tick Room Service
tick Cots Supplied
tick Ground Floor Rooms
tick Spa Bath in Bedroom(s)
tick Wifi
tick Walk In Showers

Individual, elegant and refined, the bedrooms at Goldsborough Hall offer the ultimate in comfort and luxury. All rooms are beautifully designed and furnished, with en-suite bathrooms, 50in plasma TVs and all the creature comforts you need. Experience for yourself the history and elegance of staying in a Royal residence - once home to HRH Princess Mary during the 1920s.

Some of the rooms are situated in the main Hall, others are in the adjoining 1800s Dower House or the Garden House. One of the rooms has been designed for accessible use and has a walk-in shower.

Individually designed, the luxury suites mix the best modern comforts with historical charm and top of the range facilities - as befits the 5 gold star AA status. The luxury suites, be it the Presidential with its sunken bath overlooking the parkland or one of the Grand Emperor Suites, each offers a magical combination of romantic, historical charm and contemporary, along with top-of-the range facilities.

Staff will be on hand to ensure your every need is met so that you can truly sleep like a princess!


Bar & Restaurant

tick Outdoor Dining Terrace

The Dining Room
Enjoy the sumptuous fine dining experience in the magnificent setting of the Dining Room at Goldsborough Hall.

The Head Chef Josh Barnes and his talented team use only premium quality, locally sourced produce, including fresh herbs and vegetables from the house’s own kitchen garden, to create dishes that consistently surprise and delight.

Whilst browsing the menu enjoy a pre-dinner drink and nibbles in the Jacobean Library or outside on the terrace in the summer months. You will then be taken through to the dining room where your meal will be served, accompanied by your choice of fine wines from the cellar.

Resident guests also have the opportunity of taking this menu in the privacy of the bedroom suites.

The Orangery
The Orangery is the perfect area in which to enjoy some real family time for either lunch or afternoon tea followed by a stroll around the historic gardens. The Orangery looks out over the gorgeous private grounds of the Hall and has ample seating either inside or, in summer, outside on the Terrace.

Lunch is served in the Orangery from 12.00 to 3.00 pm on Saturday and Sunday. Produce is sourced from local suppliers or from our own kitchen garden. Menus change seasonally and are accompanied by hand-picked wines.

See the sample lunch menu here

Royal Afternoon Teas
Royal Afternoon Teas are served Wednesday - Sunday. Teas can be taken in the Orangery, in the Jacobean Library, in The Princess Mary Drawing Room or outside on The Terrace, weather permitting. The afternoon teas are served from 2 pm to 4 pm each day and are freshly made to order. The afternoon tea menu changes seasonally.


Spa Treatments at Goldsborough Hall
Why not indulge yourself with the experience of a trip to a glamorous spa, all from the comfort of your suite.

Lie back and relax with a facial, massage, manicure, pedicure or any one of a number of treatments all performed by an elite level beauty professional.

Please note that there are no beauty therapists based in the hotel itself, this is organised out with the hotel, therefore all treatments must be pre-booked in advance. 

Location & Directions

Directions to Goldsborough Hall near Harrogate

Goldsborough Hall is 5 miles east of Harrogate, off the A59 between Harrogate and the A1(M)

From the A1(M)
Exit the A1(M) at junction 47 and follow the A59 west towards Knaresborough and Harrogate. Take the second left onto Station Road after approximately 1 mile, signposted Goldsborough Village Only and follow that road into the village. At the T junction opposite the Bay Horse Inn, turn left onto Church Street. After approximately 350 yards turn right through the 2nd archway, immediately prior to the Church. Drive straight through the courtyard to arrive at the main entrance of Goldsborough Hall.

From Harrogate
Exit Harrogate to the South and join the A658 Harrogate bypass, heading east towards York. At the roundabout where the A658 joins the A59, turn right, signposted Goldsborough Village Only and follow that road into the village. You will enter the village through two narrow gate pillars. Please be careful to give way to oncoming traffic. Follow this road round to the left where you will find the Bay Horse Inn on your right. After approximately 350 yards turn right through the 2nd archway, immediately prior to the Church. Drive straight through the courtyard to arrive at the main entrance of Goldsborough Hall.

Front of House parking:
There is space for up to 20 cars to park at the front of the hall and along the gravel drive, available on a first come basis. The gates to the front of the hall are closed at night for security.

Covered or garaged parking may also be available in the private courtyard to the side of the Hall. This must be booked in advance and there is a charge of £10 per night for garaged parking. Please call the Hall on  in advance to reserve your space.

Facilities to charge electric vehicles are also available, please see Electric Car Charging.

Notice Board

Hotel Notice Board

The restaurant is currently closed on a Monday and Tuesday until further notice.

Dinner Inclusive
Unless otherwise stated guests staying on a rate inclusive of dinner will receive dinner from the 5 course taster menu. As all food is sourced from local suppliers and prepared fresh on the day, to avoid disappointment we do suggest that you confirm your dining requirements at the time of booking. Please also mention any dietary requirements at the time of booking.

Best Available Room
Best Room Available - you will be allocated the best available room on check in. Please note that an upgraded room is not guaranteed, unless you have opted to pay the supplement for a guaranteed upgrade. Please refer to Terms and Conditions for full details.

Pet Friendly
Dogs are welcome at the Goldsborough Hall Hotel. There is a charge of £20 per dog per night which will be applied to your booking on check out at the hotel.

Children's Rates.
When making a reservation to include children, the rate quoted by us will not include the children. These will be added on at the hotel and are as follows: 0 - 4 years: £Free BB (pay for other meals as taken) 5 - 12 years: £20 per child per night Bed & Breakfast , £30 per child per night Dinner, Bed & Breakfast.

Things to See and Do
tick Walking
tick Horse Riding
tick Cycling
tick Horse Racing
tick Golf in Local Area
tick Wildlife Watching
tick Climbing

Garden Openings and Tours

While the gardens are not generally open to the public, Goldsborough Hall is proud to continue the tradition started by HRH Princess Mary (who lived here in the 1920s) of opening them twice a year as part of the National Garden Scheme. The Hall also opens the gardens for two Snowdrop Days in February.

Afternoon tea & lunch guests and Hall residents are free to stroll round the royal gardens at their leisure.

The Hall also offers private guided tours for groups throughout the season (£16.50pp for a minimum of 10). Included in the garden tour is tea and a fresh cream scone served in the Hall, along with a garden guide and a history talk on the house.

Goldsborough Hall, situated near Knaresborough, is a perfect base to explore the chic shopping areas of nearby Harrogate, historic York and the city of Leeds. Below is a list of great things to see and do while staying at the Goldsborough Hall Hotel

Historic Houses and Castles
Benningbrough Hall
Bolton Abbey
Castle Howard
Fountains Abbey & Studley Royal
Harewood House
Knaresborough Castle
Newby Hall
Ripley Castle
Skipton Castle
York Minster

Bronte Parsonage Museum
Jorvik Viking Centre
The National Science and Media Museum, Bradford
Royal Armouries
World of James Herriot

Embsay & Bolton Abbey Steam Railway, Nr Skipton, North Yorkshire
National Railway Museum, York
North Yorkshire Moors Railway

The Walled Garden at Scampston
RHS Harlow Carr
Thorp Perrow Arboretum, Bedale

Betty's Cafe Tea Rooms
Harrogate's Turkish Baths 

For more information on things to see in and do in the area, check out our Destination Guide

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