Bed & Breakfast

Bed & Breakfast in Wensleydale…

…at Whitfield, Helm, Askrigg

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Whitfield is located 1 mile from Askrigg and Bainbridge, 5 miles from Hawes, and 12 miles from Leyburn. There is parking for guests.

A warm welcome awaits – relax and refresh!

Whitfield was converted in 1984 from a barn to a modern, comfortable and well equipped house. It is situated 1 mile west of Askrigg and a mile north of Bainbridge, in Upper Wensleydale, off the beaten track.

The house is situated at 950ft/285m above sea level, with spectacular uninterrupted views of the site of the Roman Fort at Bainbridge and the Roman road to the west up on Wether Fell, and is surrounded by peaceful meadows with nearby waterfalls and high fell walks.

Superb views of Wensleydale

All rooms face south with panoramic views over the dale, fells and towards Semerwater.
See 360° Virtual Reality Panoramas of Wensleydale

En-suite Bedrooms

Guest facilities include an en-suite double room (pictured below left) and an en-suite twin room (pictured below right).

En-suite Bedrooms
Guest facilities include an en-suite double room (pictured below left) and an en-suite twin room (pictured below right).

Both rooms have:

  • Tea/coffee making facilities
  • Hair dryer
  • Toiletries
  • Television
  • Foot spa and massager – to help you relax and refresh your tired feet after a hard day on the fells, or browsing around the shops
  • Mini fridge to keep your drinks cool
  • Security box for your valuables.

Guest Lounge

Guests have the exclusive use of the comfortably furnished lounge, with log fire, and including a comprehensive range of books, guides, colour TV and video recorder with local tapes. There are many antiques and splendid grandfather clocks.

Full English Breakfast
A full cooked breakfast is offered at Whitfield, with home preserves. Vegetarians are welcome.

Bed & Breakfast Tariff
Our rates are shown below:

Rates per person
until Mid-march 2006
1 night:£27
2 nights:£50
3 nights:£72
Per week:£160
Single Occupancy:£35 per night
Rates per person
Mid-March 2006 – Mid-March 2007
1 night:£29
2 nights:£52
3 nights:£75
Per week:£165
Single Occupancy:£40 per night
  • The house is a Strictly Non-Smoking area.
  • Well-behaved pets are welcome at a cost of £10 per pet per stay. There are plenty of walks nearby, whatever the weather. They can visit some of the locations of All Creatures Great and Small in Askrigg, or other places in Wensleydale or Swaledale.

For more information…
If you wish to find out more about Bed & Breakfast at Whitfield, or discuss availability, please telephone/fax 01969 650565 (+44 1969 650565 from outside UK)
or e-mail: [email protected]

If you would like to make a reservation, please use our Enquiry Form

Mrs Kate Empsall
Helm, Askrigg, Wensleydale DL8 3JF, UK
Tel: 01969 650565 (+44 1969 650565)
Fax: 01969 650565 (+44 1969 650565)
E-mail: [email protected]