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The Durham Ox

(281 Guest Reviews)

Guest Ratings

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Review Summary

  • Rooms 4.6
  • Value 4.4
  • Friendliness 4.8
  • Cleanliness 4.8
  • Facilities 4.5
  • Service 4.7
  • Location 4.6

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The Durham Ox Information

Description

The Durham Ox is a traditional 300-year old pub, family owned for the last 16 years. We are situated in the historic village of Crayke, North Yorkshire, with breath-taking views over the vale of York and a charming view up the hill to the medieval Church. Crayke is 25 minutes from York City Centre and in the heart of Herriot Country. The bar area has an original flag stoned floor and oak panels on the walls, as well as the bar fitted by the local woodcarver that bears his name and still takes pride of place. With several roaring fires alight in winter and an outside balcony & courtyard for summer dining the pub oozes atmosphere. Five of the cottages are converted farm buildings. The Blue & Green Cottages offer a double room with en suite shower room, seating area, tea and coffee making facilities and L'Occitane toiletries. In addition the Large Cottage, Rose is spread over two floors with two bedrooms, one super king double and one twin, en suite bathroom and separate shower, relaxed sitting room and a galley kitchen. The Lavender & Field Cottages both with super king size beds and bathrooms that have a bath and separate shower. The Studio Suite is located above the pub and offers spacious luxury accommodation with 600sq feet of space, a super king bed, en suite bathroom, sofas, flat screen television, kitchen and honesty bar. If you like the idea of being slightly more independent, yet only a stone's throw from The Durham Ox, Ivy Cottage is an ideal option for you, with 3 bedrooms it sleeps 6 guests. For Private Parties & Dining; Our private dining area and sitting room for parties up to sixteen offers a comfortable yet smart additional dining option. The Ox Barn offers a fantastic venue for events up to a 100 guests. We are happy to create bespoke events in the Barn, including weddings and conference facilities. The Durham Ox embraces the principle of good food in relaxed surroundings.

Facilities

  • Baggage store
  • Bar
  • Books, DVD, games
  • Free WiFi internet
  • Porter / concierge service
  • Restaurant
  • Weddings & private parties
  • WiFi internet

Parking

  • On-site parking
  • Free parking

Children's Facilities

  • Children's menu
  • Highchairs

Business Facilities

  • Fax machine
  • Meeting rooms
  • Photocopying
  • Printing

Dining

  • Continental breakfast
  • Cooked breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Activities and Experiences

  • Animal watching
  • Bird watching
  • Bowling alley
  • Clay pigeon shooting
  • Cricket
  • Cycling
  • Dancing
  • Fine dining
  • Fishing
  • Fly fishing
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Golf - driving range
  • Horse racing
  • Horse riding
  • Lake
  • Mountain biking
  • Art galleries & museums
  • Nightclubs
  • Shopping
  • Antiques & fairs
  • Shopping - boutique
  • Shopping - outlet
  • Squash court
  • Tennis court - outdoor
  • Theatre
  • Walking

Accessibility

The Durham Ox is accessible via a ramp walkway with handrail to the rear of the pub. The car park is gravel and on the same level as the walkway. The Ox Barn has full disabled access and toilets.

Policies

Check in: 15:00 till 21:00
Check out: 11:00
Child Policy: Children welcome
Smoking Policy: No smoking
Pets: Dogs welcome
Accommodation type: Restaurant with rooms
Booking Terms and Conditions

Directions

  • Road from York (16.0 miles)
    York City Centre (16 miles) is a 25 minute drive away. From York take the A19 towards Thirsk, turning off through Easingwold Market place and straight up towards Crayke. Once in Crayke, take the first left up the hill and you will see the pub on the right. Nearest airports are Teeside or Leeds. We are 90 minutes from Manchester. The nearest railway station is York. Car Hire available at station: Europcar 01904 656161 Hertz Rent a Car 01904 612586

 

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