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Best Western Forest and Vale Hotel.

Perfectly placed in Pickering.

The Best Western Forest and Vale Hotel is in the centre of Pickering, a delightful market town on the edge of the North York Moors. As a guest here, you'll be in the enviable position of staying in a secluded beauty spot, yet having all the best bits of Yorkshire within easy reach.

Standing proudly as a 230 year old listed Georgian Manor House, the hotel has a long history of hospitality! Our original bedrooms set the tone for a truly relaxing stay, while our friendly staff will make sure you have everything you need.

The hotel makes an ideal base for touring the North Yorkshire Moors National Park, the East coast resorts of Whitby and Scarborough, with historic York and Castle Howard providing the intrigue inland!

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Location

Malton Road
Pickering
North Yorkshire
YO18 7DL
England
For enquiries or to make a reservation please call 0844 387 6158*
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Summary

Bars, Free WIFI, Golf Nearby, Restaurants, No Lift
Free internet available throughout the hotel
There is free parking available onsite.
There is parking available nearby.
Pets: No Pets accepted Guide and hearing dogs only
Check-in & Check-out
14:00 | 11:00
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Rooms & Rates

Facilities

Dining and Bars

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Restaurant

Our Garden Suite Restaurant serves up traditional English food, with a wonderful view of the garden and terrace. The views just as pleasant inside, with a light, airy room and high ceilings creating the perfect atmosphere for dining.

Opening hours

Breakfast: 07:00 - 09:30
Dinner: 18:15 - 20:15
Weekend times may vary
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Lounge Bar

Our bar is a great place to enjoy your own company, or sit back and relax with friends and family in a comfy chair. We serve bar meals and snacks, which makes us even more popular at lunchtime and dinnertime, but you can sample Black sheep cask ale from nearby Masham at any time of day! A selection of wines available by the glass and bottle.

Opening hours

10:00-23:00
Weekend times may vary

Golf

Kirkbymoorside Golf Club

Course information

Course Type: Parklands
Location: Off Site
Holes: 18
Par: 69
Distance: 6200 Yards
No handicap required

Location

7.5 miles away in Kirkbymoorside

Facilities

Practice ground golf facilities
Pro shop golf facilities

Prices

9 holes Yes
18 holes £24.00
Trolley hire Yes
Club hire Yes
Buggy hire £15.00
Tuition Yes

Norton Golf Club

Course information

Course Type: Parklands
Location: Off Site
Holes: 0
Par:
Distance: 0 Yards
No handicap required

Location

8.00 miles away in Norton/Malton

Prices

9 holes Yes
18 holes £35.00

Weddings

We only host one wedding at a time here, so you can be sure of our undivided attention. Our function room can be divided however, so we can welcome guest lists of every size and adapt our flexible space accordingly!

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Wedding service and reception venue

With lovely gardens and terrace for drinks and photographs, flexible packages and a civil ceremony license, there's no reason not to say yes to Best Western Forest and Vale Hotel!

Catering

We'll listen to what you want and then make it happen. Simple! Our drinks package usually include welcome drink, drink with meal and the toasts, so heres to a great day!

Honeymoon Suite

Our bridal suite is a wedding present to you! It boasts contemporary dcor, four poster bed, roll top bath in the bedroom, walk-in shower with rain shower head and a view of the gardens and terrace, a contemporary fire, complimentary robes and the famous Forest & Vale Teddy bear given to every bride and groom. You're welcome!

Registrar

Registry office:
Ryedale District Council
Ryedale House Old Malton Road, Malton YO17 0HH
0845 034 9483




For any enquiries please call Susanne Anthoni on 01751 472722

Location and Attractions

Getting there.

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Nearest motorway: M1, J44, 40.00 miles
Nearest train station: Malton, 10.00 miles
Nearest airport: Leeds/Bradford, 48.00 miles
Free parking on site (50 spaces)
On site disabled parking (2 spaces)

Address
Malton Road
Pickering
North Yorkshire
YO18 7DL
England


What's nearby?

Sports

  • Elland Road, Leeds Utd FC (60 miles)

  • Yorkshire Cricket Ground, Scarborough (20 miles)

Cities & Attractions

  • North Yorkshire Moors Railway (1 miles)

  • Pickering Castle (1 miles)

  • Castle Howard (14 miles)

  • Helmsley walled gardens (14 miles)

  • Goathland(Heartbeat Country) (13 miles)

Shopping

  • Pickering (1 miles)

  • Helmsley (14 miles)

  • York (25 miles)

  • Scarborough (18 miles)

Meetings, Conferences and Events

Our main room can split down into 3 separate rooms, so it's as flexible as our friendly staff! Some meeting rooms open onto the terrace. All rooms offer natural daylight and airconditioning.

Available room set ups

Banquet
Boardroom
Classroom
Theatre
U shape




Room Theatre Classroom U-Shape Boardroom Banquet
Ryedale 30 16 14 20 20
Eastgate 60 24 20 30 40
Southgate 40 16 16 24 24
Westgate 30 20 16 20 30
Garden Suite 100 50 40 50 120
Have an enquiry?
Contact events on 0845 620 0506

Reviews

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating: Rating: Based on 356 traveller reviews
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Nice quiet hotel

25/09/2016 Greatgetaway, Leicester, United Kingdom

Very nice hotel . Our room wasn't very well ventilated. We couldn't leave the window open as it was on to the street so it felt & smelled a bit damp. The room was very clean and clean towels daily. Th... more

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Excellent Hotel

24/09/2016 JohnP245, Brough, United Kingdom

Visited here for one night in Sept as a couple staying in one of the Superior rooms. From the moment we walked in the staff were welcoming and delivered 1st class service. Room very spacious, clean an... more

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OVER 36 YEARS NOW

21/09/2016 LeicesterActor, Leicester

We have been visiting this splendid hotel for over thirty six years, either as staying guests or calling in for meals during visits to North Yorkshire. This last weekend we were travelling to Whitby ... more

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A welcoming, comfortable stay

20/09/2016 JulieSheffield, Sheffield

We stayed for one night in one of the garden rooms. It was lovely - clean, extremely well equipped, and with a very good shower over the bath. The furniture was polished (it smelled great as we walke... more

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Lovely Quite Hotel

17/09/2016 westward01, Nuneaton, United Kingdom

I have written this review after I returned home. I stayed at this hotel in late August for 7 nights as I wished to explore the area. Well I could not have found a better hotel although the hotel ... more