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 and a relaxed and friendly atmosphere The Countryman's is an ideal base, with good beer and good food, you can relax in the bar with its beamed ceilings and seasonal log fire. Approved by Cask Marque in 2011, we serve up to 5 cask-conditioned local ales. If you have "customer feedback" why not share it with the recently retired head brewer of one of our "legendary" local breweries, You can find him at the bar every evening!
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 to offer 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.
Our Olive Tree Restaurant,was awarded the AA Diners Award 2014 for the third year in succession. Open each evening from 18.00 to 21.00 & from 12.00 to 16.00 on Sundays for .It has a deserved reputation for its wide choice of freshly prepared dishes using local produce & offering a wide range, a la carte, vegetarian, childrens & Early Doors (18.00 to 19.00)
Environmental StatementSolar panels installed to service hot water requirements. New double glazing to all guest rooms. All cardboard and glass waste re cycled. Low energy light bulbs used where practical and electricity usage reduced by 10% in the last year. Despite being an old building we have achieved a C Catagory Energy Rating for the property.