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A short stroll from Castle Howard, in the Howardian Hills, officially designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. This tastefully refurbished ex-farmhouse is the ideal base for a tranquil Yorkshire break..
Close to York and the North York Moors with its famous Steam Railway going all the way to Whitby on the coast. Wonderful countryside for touring and walking. An eclectic mixture of excellent food venues in the locality, and nearby Malton is known as Yorkshire's food capital with its delis restaurants and bistros, as well as a micro brewery.
Lime Kiln is a renovated ex-farmhouse with a lovely cottage garden, set in the unspoilt hamlet of Coneysthorpe, overlooking Castle Howard. There is a comfortable lounge with log fire, TV/DVD, board games and books. In the morning you can sit in our lovely breakfast room looking out onto the village green . Select your choice from our extensive and highly acclaimed locally sourced breakfast menu.
Flexible facilities for couples, single visitors, or families. Luxurious, quality king size bed, stylish comfortable armchairs, flat screen TV/DVD. Ample space and wardrobes. Fair-trade beverages, filter coffee, homemade biscuits and Yorkshire bottled water. All rooms in our guest house are constantly upgraded to a very high standard in keeping with the character of the house. The bath and shower rooms are to the best modern standards. Hairdryer, complimentary Molton Brown toiletries, best quality bath sheets and facecloths.
Children welcome from age 6.
6281 Al Mechelen, Netherlands
11 December 2013
“friendly people we were treated as guests ”
everything was perfect and our privacy was respected
we were welcomed with Coffee, cake and the fire burning!
Reply from Lime Kiln House at 11 Dec 2013
Thank you for taking the time to do this review...it is much appreciated.
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From the North
From the A1 take the A61 to Thirsk then the A170 to Helmsley. 2 miles before Helmsley turn right onto the B1257 (signposted Malton) for 7 miles to Slingsby.
Turn right(brown and white tourist sign to Castle Howard). After a couple of miles and several blind summits you will come to the crossroads by the Castle Howard Great Lake . Turn left at the crossroads signposted Coneysthorpe, and after a few hundred yards you will see the village green on your left. Lime Kiln House is the last house on the left at the top of the green, facing directly back along its' length. Parking is behind the house.
From the South and West
A1 to Junction 45, then A64 east to York, bypassing York. Continue east on the A64 (signposted to Scarborough). About 8 miles from York follow the brown and white signs on the left to Castle Howard. Continuing past the main entrance to Castle Howard you will see the Great Lake on your right. At the crossroads turn right signposted Coneysthorpe, and after a few hundred yards you will see the village green on your left. Lime Kiln House is the last house on the left at the top of the green, facing directly back along its' length. Parking is behind the house.
A64 east (signposted to Scarborough) for about 8 miles. You will see on the left clearly marked brown and white signs for Castle Howard. Continuing past the main entrance to Castle Howard you will see the Great Lake on your right. At the crossroads turn right signposted Coneysthorpe and after a few hundred yards you will see the village green on your left. Lime Kiln House is the last house on the left at the top of the green, facing directly back along its' length. Parking is behind the house.
York is on the East Coast main line, only 2 hours from London and 2.5 hours from Edinburgh.
From Manchester (including the airport) the Trans Pennine Express goes through York and on to Malton, just 4 miles from Coneysthorpe.
- Children welcome
- Tea/coffee making in bedrooms
- Special diets available
- Lounge for residents' use
- Ironing facilities
- Private parking
- Totally non-smoking
- Senior citizens reduced rates
- Central heating
- Laundry facilities
- Electric shaver points
- Television available
- Pony trekking/horse-riding
- Golf available (onsite or nearby)
- Vegetarian diet available
- WiFi or internet access
- DVD player
- Real log/coal fires
Children welcome from age 6.