7-Night North York Moors Self-Guided Walking Holiday

The River Wharfe near Hebden, North Yorkshire
Duration: 7 nights
Type: Self-Guided Walking
Walking Grade: 1, 2 & 3
from £645pp £495pp

Enjoy a break at Whitby with the walking experts; we have all the ingredients for your perfect self-guided escape. Larpool Hall - our country house - sits in an elevated position with sweeping views across the Esk Valley. The house is geared to the needs of walkers and outdoor enthusiasts and features a Discovery Point packed full of information which will help you plan your days out. The North York Moors and North Yorkshire coast are both nearby - both with endless walking options. There are also heritage railways, the ruins of Whitby Abbey and the Whitby to Scarborough Cycle Trail in the local area. Enjoy hearty food, use our detailed route notes and maps and make the most of this wonderful location.

Holiday Highlights

  • Use our Discovery Point, stocked with maps and walks directions, for exploring the local area
  • Head out on any of our walks to discover the varied beauty of the North York Moors
  • Explore windswept headlands and smugglers haunts of the Yorkshire coast
  • Marvel at the magical inland moors where sweetly scented heather creates a carpet of colour
  • Look out for wildlife, find secret corners and learn about the Moors history 
  • Choose a relaxed pace of discovery and get some fresh air in one of England's most beautiful walking areas
  • Explore picturesque Whitby
  • Visit the famous Abbey that inspired Bram Stoker's Dracula
  • Spend the evenings in the sociable atmosphere of Larpool Hall

What’s included

  • High quality en-suite accommodation in our country house
  • Full board from dinner upon arrival to breakfast on departure day
  • The use of our Discovery Point to plan your walks – maps and route notes available

Trip Notes

Trip notes are detailed, downloadable PDFs for each holiday.

Download Trip Notes

To make the most of your break use the Discovery Point at Larpool Hall - the starting point for your outdoor adventure.

You'll find our recommended walking and cycling routes - detailed route notes for you to borrow contain route maps, and information about the places of interest on the walk. There's also a comprehensive library of local maps and guidebooks.

 

Laid Back Walks

Our easiest routes allow plenty of time to savour the beautiful scenery. All our walk notes suggest the best places to stop, great pubs, and tea rooms.

Captain Cook's Monument - 1 mile
Larpool Hall to Whitby - 3 miles
Whitby and the Abbey - 3 miles
Runswick Bay to Staithes - 3 miles
Roseberry Topping - 4 miles
Goathland to Grosmont - 4 miles

Leg Stretcher Walks

Some longer walks, including some stretches along the Cleveland Way. Experience the true flavour of the North York Moors & Coast as you follow these varied routes.

Whitby Abbey - 5 miles
Whitby Circuit - 7 miles
Roseberry Topping & Captain Cook's Monument - 7 miles

Full on Walks

For those who love to stride out for some longer walks on the coastal path or over the moors.

Grosmont & Goathland Circuit - 8 miles
Robin Hood's Bay to Whitby - 8 miles
Sandsend to Staithes - 8 miles
Along the cliffs to Whitby Abbey - 9 miles
Newtondale to Grosmont - 11 miles
Cloughton to Whitby - 18 miles

Larpool Hall

Escape to Whitby, whose handsome harbour and medieval streets are famously the setting for Bram Stoker’s Dracula and home to the world’s best fish and chips, for a stay in Larpool Hall. This imposing Grade II listed Georgian mansion has been part of the town for hundreds of years and has evolved to offer an updated take on traditional hospitality. The Hall retains its original grandeur and styling, while offering guests the perfect mix of contemporary comforts to deliver a whole shed-load of atmosphere and character. Sweep up the magnificent staircase, marvel at the impressive fireplaces, watch through the large picture windows and feel yourself transported. With 29 rooms, 14 acres of attractive grounds and views over the Esk Valley, you couldn’t be better placed. Step out to explore the coast, Captain Cook country or walk on the Cleveland Way. Discover Robin Hood’s Bay and hunt for fossils or head deep into the North York Moors for a contrasting landscape carpeted in sweetly scented heather.

At the house

  • Excellent boot and drying rooms
  • Lounge with a central dance floor
  • Two additional lounges
  • Bar
  • Outside terrace
  • Dining room
  • Range of board games and books
  • Free WiFi available in public rooms
  • Extension views from the front of the house across the esk Valley
  • Gardens include a putting green and croquet lawn

Dining

All holidays at our Country Houses are full board accommodation including an evening meal on arrival to breakfast on the day of your departure. All of our Country Houses have a well-stocked bar serving local beers, wine and spirits.

  • Start your day with our extensive breakfast.
  • Take your fill from our famous self-service picnic lunches
  • A relaxed social dinner is a highlight of any stay at our Country Houses

Your evenings

 

Just relax and take it easy, or if you'd like to continue to chat with our guides and fellow guests then why not grab a drink or take part in one of our optional evening activities.

All of our bars are stocked with locally sourced drinks so you can really soak up your surroundings.

Additional information

  • Fire procedure is displayed in each room and explained to guests on arrival. Guests requiring assistance at an evacuation are identified at this time and door hanger cards are issued
  • Mobile phone reception is generally good from the main building
  • Assistance dogs accompanying visually or hearing impaired guests are welcome; dogs must be kept on a lead or harness at all times
  • Information can be provided in large print
  • Staff have received disability awareness training
  • Special diets can be catered for. Specialist food can be obtained with prior notice
  • Hired equipment can be arranged for your stay with prior notice
  • Fridge for medication can be supplied

Rooms

Tea & coffee-making facilities, TV, Hairdryer, Toiletries, Wi-Fi

Stay in one of the Hall’s smartly presented rooms, where contemporary design touches complement the original architecture and features. With 29 bedrooms, Larpool Hall has plenty of space and there’s a range of Good, Better and Best Rooms to choose from. Choose the very spacious Room 15 on the ground floor for its lemon and grey styling, super-comfy sofa in front of a large fireplace and views across the Esk Valley. Climb to Room 2 on the first floor for similarly expansive vistas from the front of the house, or settle in under the eaves and exposed beams of beautiful Room 30 on the second floor of the house.

All ‘Good’ rooms are ensuite and furnished to a high standard. There are also several ‘Better’ and ‘Best’ Rooms that are either larger or have a desirable view, a more luxurious mattress, larger television, enhanced toiletries and a fluffy bathrobe & slippers – upgrade your stay for just an extra £15-20 per person per night. You can choose a specific room for an extra £30 per room, subject to availability. Upgrade supplements still apply.

Facilities

Free Wi-Fi, boot room and drying room, extensive garden, multi-purpose activity room, three lounges, library and board games to borrow

After a day exploring the tight and twisty streets of Whitby or the windswept headlands and smugglers’ haunts of the Yorkshire coast, come back to the house and its specially tailored walkers’ facilities. Relax outside in the pretty courtyard or stroll the 14 acres of grounds and gardens with their manicured lawns and mature trees. Grab a well-thumbed copy of Dracula and hole up in the lounge, or join fellow guests in the large ballroom with its comfy seating and central dance floor to discuss your own adventures. The small, sociable bar provides another great space in which to relax.

Food & Drink

As at all our country houses, holidays are full board, from afternoon tea served as a welcome treat through that evening’s meal to a hearty breakfast on the day of departure. Lunch is a chance to stock up on our famous picnic snacks. Food at Larpool Hall is varied and tasty and has a strong emphasis on ingredients from the area and seasonal produce. Once a week the dining room hosts a Local Food Night, when, over a sociable evening, you might try a five-course feast of local flavours.

Accessibility

For accessibility and assistance information, please contact our expert team on 020 3974 8865

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All holidays are subject to availability. Prices are subject to change.
Prices based on two people sharing. Supplements may apply.
Non-member fee: £10 per person.

Holiday Prices

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2020
06 Mar - 13 Mar
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Duration:
7 nights
Type:
Self-Guided Walking
Walking Grade:
1 & 2

7 nights from £645pp £495pp

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