Woodlands Farm Guest House is rated by the AA 5 Star (Gold Award), AA Friendliest B&B of the Year 2019 and won B&B and Guest House of the Year 2020 in the Visit York Tourism Awards.
Set in the stunning and peaceful countryside on the edge of the North York Moors National Park, in the hamlet of Thimbleby, Woodlands Farm is the perfect Countryside retreat for exploring the Moors and the Yorkshire Coast. We are a short drive from the A19, one of the main routes to York so if you are looking to combine your holiday with a stay in the Countryside with easy access to the historic City of York, we are the ideal place for you.
If you like walking and cycling, the Cleveland Way National Trail and Coast to Coast Walks are nearby, there are plenty of footpaths leading to beauty spots and viewing points. We can store your bikes here. The stunning Mount Grace Priory owned by the National Trust and managed by English Heritage is only 4 miles away. The World of James Herriot Visitor Centre in Thirsk is only a short drive from Thimbleby, a must see for fans of the Author and TV series All Creatures Great and Small. The Guest Accommodation is in converted stables around a stable block each with their own private entrance and views of the open Countryside. The furniture in the rooms is made by local craftsmen including the famous Robert Thompson's 'Mouseman' oak furniture. Our Award winning breakfast is served in the main farmhouse with a good choice from the classic Full Yorkshire to homemade pancakes and we can cater for allergies and dietary requirements.
Guests can prebook Afternoon Tea or a Yorkshire Platter and Cheeseboard using local, seasonal produce and Woodlands Farm is a licensed premises with an in-house wine list which is perfect to enjoy in the evening especially star-gazing in our dark skies. We have two Suites with Cooking facilities which are family-friendly. We can provide toys, cots, high chairs and a Childrens breakfast menu available. Please view our website www.woodlandsfarmthimbleby.com for more information on our accommodation. Cookery Experiences are also available from Autumn-late Spring in the Farmhouse kitchen specialising in British/Yorkshire Cookery using the best Yorkshire produce, they are run by Amy who helps her husband Paul run the B&B. Amy was previously Senior Course Tutor at Bettys Cookery School in Harrogate and trained and worked in London before returning to her Yorkshire roots. Sadly the Cookery Experiences are on hold (Autumn '21) due to Covid restrictions and the intimate venue layout until further notice.
We are accredited AA Covid-19 Confident and also Visit Britains 'We're Good to Go' scheme. Contact us DIRECT so we can tailor your stay and ensure you get the best price. click HERE. We look forward to giving you a warm Yorkshire welcome to Woodlands Farm soon.
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- Visa/Mastercard/Switch accepted
- Cooked Breakfast
- Evening meals
- Licenced (table or bar)
- Packed lunches provided
- Snacks/afternoon tea
- Special diets available
- Vegetarian diet available
- Children welcome
- Advance booking essential
- All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
- Capacity limit
- Clear signage
- Contactless payment only
- COVID-19 measures in place
- COVID-19 refund and cancellation policy in place
- COVID-19 risk assessment completed
- COVID-19 staff training completed
- Deep cleaning between visitors
- Food available during COVID-19 restrictions
- Hand sanitizer available to visitors & staff
- Meal times must be booked
- Open now
- Outside seating
- Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
- Room service available during COVID-19 restrictions
- Staff required to regularly wash hands
- Free WIFI
- Secure cycle storage
- Electric car charging point
- Car Charging
- Free Parking on Site
- Private parking
- Designated smoking area
- Laundry/valet service
- Television available