The Countryman’s Inn is a traditional inn in the village of Hunton,Lower Wensleydale, North Yorkshire.Situated midway between Bedale, "The Gateway to the Dales,"& Leyburn ,close to the A1 to allow easy access to the North Yorks Moors, Herriott Country, York, Newcastle, Harrogate and Leeds. Ideally located for Catterick Garrison, Richmond & only 5 miles from the historic racehorse training centre of Middleham. Stable visits and transport to the training gallops can be arranged.
Offering a warm welcome & a relaxed and friendly atmosphere The Countryman's is an ideal base, With award winning beer & food, you can relax in the bar with its beamed ceilings and seasonal log fire. Approved by Cask Marque in 2011, & the Camra Good Beer Guide for the first time in 2014.We serve up to 5 cask-conditioned local ales. If you have "customer feedback" you can share it with the recently retired head brewer of one of our "legendary" local breweries,
The accommodation comprises of 4 modern en-suite rooms, all with flat screen freeview TV's with DVD player.Free biscuits, tea/coffee facilities & free high speed Wi-Fi access. We offer a comfortable, relaxed & friendly base from which to enjoy this unique area.
There are many local attractions sporting, cultural, historical or rural, to appeal to all tastes, within easy travelling distance. Walking,fishing, horse riding or shooting, the stunning countryside of Wensleydale has something for everyone. If horse racing is your main interest there are 9 local racecourses within easy traveling distance as well as the training centre of Middleham.
The Countryman's Kitchen was awarded the AA Diners Award 2014 for the third year in succession. Open 5 evenings per week (NOT TEUSDAY) from 18.00 to 21.00 & from 12.00 to 19.00 on Sundays for lunch & early dinner. Residents should prebook a table at the time of booking if they would like dinner on a Sunday.It has a deserved reputation for its wide choice of freshly prepared local dishes
Environmental StatementSolar panels installed to service hot water requirements. New double glazing to all guest rooms. All cardboard and glass waste re cycled.Our landfill waste has been reduced by 35% annd maintained at that level for 5 years. Rainwater is captured and re cycled to maintain gardens. Low energy light bulbs are used used where practical and electricity usage has been reduced by 10% in the last year. We also use an energy monitor to manage usage proactively. Despite being an old building we have achieved a C Catagory Energy Rating for the property.To celebrate the Diamond Jubillee of the Yorkshire Dales National ParkIn 2014 to celebrate yje Diamond Jubillee of the Yorkshire Dales National Park we will make a contribution