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 About Bainbridge There is a tourist information centre here. There is a public telephone here. There is a pub here. There is a grocery shop here. There is a sandwich shop here. There is a post office here. There is a cafe here. 
Bainbridge is a very attractive village, with a spacious green and an 18th century bridge over what purports to be Englandís shortest river; the Bain comes down from Semerwater via picturesque limestone waterfalls to join the Ure, a journey of two miles. Semerwater is a dammed by a glacial moraine, though local legend says it rose to swallow a village whose inhabitants refused night-time lodging to a passing beggar. The area is now a sight of special scientific interest. In a Roman fort on nearby Brough Hill 500 soldiers were garrisoned and kept busy by the local Brigantians. Across the fells from the west the Roman road from Lancashire is clearly visible. A forest horn is blown in the village at 9 oí clock every evening throughout the autumn and winter months. In its day, no doubt it helped late travellers find their way through the dark and hilly woods into the village. The 19th century Methodist chapel and the Friends Meeting House are still active, though the Independent church has been converted into houses. The Rose and Crown was a staging post on the 18th century turnpike road from Richmond to Lancaster.

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 Places to stay in Bainbridge

Rose & Crown
Bainbridge North Yorkshire DL8 3EE
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 Property type: Country House Hotel

The Rose and Crown Hotel is a fifteen century coaching inn which has an old established and enviable reputation as the 'Pride of Wensleydale'. It is situated in the lovely Wensleydale village of Bainbridge overlooking the village green which is complete with mediaeval stocks and is flanked by mellow stone houses. Bainbridge was originally a settlement in the forest of Wensleydale and this memory lives on with the blowing of the forest horn each evening from Holy Rood (September 27th) to Shrovetide. The horn was blown to guide the travellers to the security of the village, and, when not in use, it hangs in the panelled hall of the Rose and Crown.

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To the north is Swaledale, to the south, Coverdale, but Wensleydale is perhaps the best known of the Yorkshire Dales and the hotel is therefore ideally positioned. It is an ideal area for touring and walking or simply enjoying the beautiful countryside of the Yorkshire Dales National Park. Rivers, castles, museums and fells can be discovered via steeply rising and falling minor roads free of traffic. Bainbridge is on the A684 between Hawes and Leyburn, 35 miles from exit 34 of the M6, 26 miles from the A1 at Leeming Bar.

Room TypePer room
1 single ensuite room£45.00
7 double ensuite rooms£80.00
3 twin ensuite rooms£80.00

dogs accepted here vegetarians catered for this property has an alcohol licence packed lunches available evening meal available drying facilities available 
Last updated: 9/23/2015

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Hazel's Roost
Bainbridge North Yorkshire DL8 3EH
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 Property type: B & B

Hazel's Roost is situated in a quiet corner of Bainbridge with private off road parking for guests. Formerly the Blacksmith's workshop on the ground floor with Cobbler's shop above, this building has been converted into a home offering very comfortable accommodation. The first floor is solely for guests use and comprises of 2 double rooms and 1 twin room. The "twin" room has an outer door giving own private entrance reached from the patio area below via stone steps, which lead to a balcony where beautiful views of the village and the surrounding hills.

Distance from path: On route

Room TypePer room
1 single ensuite room£50.00
1 double ensuite room£80.00
1 twin ensuite room£80.00

vegetarians catered for packed lunches available drying facilities available 
Last updated: 2/1/2017

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Alternatively, you might like to try the following hotels just outside Bainbridge...

Stone House Hotel, Sedbusk, 2 miles on from Bainbridge.
Thornton Lodge, Worton, 1 mile on from Bainbridge.
The White Rose Hotel, Askrigg, 2 miles on from Bainbridge.

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pets accepted herePets accepted   packed lunches availablePacked lunches available
evening meal availableEvening meals available   this is a no smoking propertyNo smoking property