The Black Swan Hotel, Helmsley
Discover the character and charm of The Black Swan, Helmsley, North Yorkshire.
The Black Swan at Helmsley offers a warm Yorkshire welcome, with a history dating back five centuries. Now a four-star hotel, it combines antiques alongside contemporary art in its colourful interior. A stay here gives you time to unwind and savour delicious menus in the hotels newly refurbished three AA-Rosette restaurant, The Gallery, where seasonal Yorkshire dishes are given a creative and cosmopolitan twist. The hotel is also home to a gem of a Tearoom where you can enjoy an afternoon tea in the award winning tearoom, or beside one of its many log fires.
Visit the Black Swan Hotel in Helmsley, North Yorkshire and you really will feel as if you’re part of a long history. The hotel comprises three houses; the black and white house on the left of the terrace, the Georgian house in the middle, and the Elizabethan building on the right, which stands on the site where an inn is believed to have been situated for many centuries.
The Black Swan Hotel in Yorkshire was in fact always destined to become Helmsley’s principal coaching inn when in 1838 it was decided to run a stage coach route linking Leeds and York with Helmsley. Known as The Helmsley Highflyer, the coach called three times a week at the Black Swan Hotel.
The addition of the houses has led to the preservation of the historically important areas of the building and has also done much to enhance the overall character of the Black Swan Hotel.
Inviting, cosy armchairs; big, open log fires and a warm friendly welcome – The Black Swan Hotel is every inch a home away from home to anybody visiting the picturesque surroundings of North Yorkshire. Located in the picturesque market town of Helmsley, just a stone’s throw away from Yorkshire’s famous moors; the traditional coaching inn displays a classic style that compliments the historical architecture dating back to over 500 years ago.
Following a recent refurbishment, The Black Swan has combined country chic with contemporary design consistently throughout their 45 beautifully designed bedrooms, lounges, restaurant and tearoom, as well as the sumptuous Cygnet Bar. Installing warmth and comfort through homely furnishings blended with dainty antiques and inspiring artwork, The Black Swan has installed added luxuries to deliver the ultimate experience to their guests.