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The Wensleydale Heifer, Witton, Yorkshire

Set within the picturesque scenery of the The Yorkshire Dales. The Wensleydale Heifer is a quirky coaching inn with a mouth-watering menu and uniquely decorated rooms.

New! The Autumn Package

Between September & October you can stay overnight with Pork & Sweet Chilli Spring Rolls on arrival, Heifer Sweet Treats in your room, Full Yorkshire Breakfast, Complimentary Late Check Out & Mini Bottle of Heifer Gin to take home. Prices from £139 per room. View offer

Christmas Rooms

Offer available from 1st December to 23rd December 2019. Stay overnight & enjoy warm mince pies & homemade mulled wine on arrival. You'll also be greeted in your room by Christmas treats. Feast on a 3 course dinner in the evening and wake to a full breakfast the following morning. Take home a complimentary mini bottle of Heifer Gin. Prices from £260 per room. View offer

Sumptuous Sundays

Overnight, two glasses of Prosecco upon arrival, chocolates to take home, main course at dinner & Yorkshire breakfast from £200 per room View offer

The Wensleydale Heifer, Witton, Yorkshire

Main St, West Witton, Leyburn, DL8 4LS, 01969 622322, Visit Website

Set in the Yorkshire heartland of the Wensleydale countryside within the quaint village of Witton, this old traditional coaching inn exceeds all expectations. From their amazing food to their themed rooms, The Wensleydale Heifer pride themselves on the excellent standards they set in comfort and style for their guests.This homely inn is filled with award-winning tastes, Doug Hyde artwork and individually designed rooms that invoke the very essence of relaxation. If you can’t relax and wind down from your daily life here then you may need help.

No matter which room you are staying in, luxury is guaranteed from their Chocolate themed suite, where you will find chocolate even in your bedside table drawers, to the James Bond themed room with Bond silhouettes on the walls, Bond themed décor throughout and a roll-top, free-standing bath. Each individually themed bedroom are complimented by Molton Brown toiletries, en-suite bathroom and Egyptian linen.

Whether you’re looking to dine formally or relaxed, The Wensleydale Heifer offers two different restaurants each with their own unique ambience. The common denominator being the award-winning food created from locally sourced produce. If you are hungry and up for a challenge then it is probably worth pointing out that the Wensleydale Heifer currently holds the Guinness world record for the largest fish and chips.

As well as their award-winning, and world record holding, restaurants, there is the cosy lounge area with log-burning fire where you can indulge in an aperitif. Or perhaps finish the evening with a pint of the exclusive house branded Heifer Gold beer or an exclusive, hand-picked Malt Whiskey.

We regularly update a curated list of our favourite pubs with rooms so make sure you check them out before you leave.

  • Free-standing roll-top baths
  • Dog friendly
  • Child friendly
  • On-site parking
  • Village location
  • Walking routes
  • Own brand Wensleydale Heifer gin
  • Holds a Guinness World Record
From £120

The local area

Nestled in the tiny village of Witton, The Wensleydale Heifer is situated in the Yorkshire Dales; An Area Of Outstanding Beauty and so the perfect location for walking trails with picturesque scenery as far as the eye can see. Being only 30-minutes away from The Wensleydale Creamery, a visit to the local cheese factory is an effortless drive away, packed of family fun activities for a great day out. If you enjoy the historic stories of ancient Britain, you'll be delighted to visit the Jervaulx Abbey; a ruined Cistercian Monastery dedicated to St Mary built in 1156 which is only a 16 minute drive away. Soak in the awe-inspiring stories from the 12th Century history.


  • Proud holder of a Guinness World Record for largest fish & chips.
  • All prices to stay are per room with breakfast included.
  • Weekly changing menu with a wide range of gluten free options.
  • Chocolate themed rooms have a surprise in their bedside draws.


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