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Spring in North Yorkshire

Our charming country house is beautiful throughout the seasons, however, there’s something special about seeing it covered in a blanket of snow, when the landscape turns into a winter wonderland.

We’re embracing the joys of winter; the crisp frosty mornings, low sunlight casting beautiful shadows, and the slower pace of life that this time of year brings.  Spring will soon be here and snowflakes are starting to be replaced by snowdrops peaking through the frosty ground, a sign that brighter days are on their way.

As we await spring’s arrival we’re looking ahead to what the brighter days have in store, here are some of the things we’re most looking forward to …

Snowdrop Sunday at Gisborough Priory Gardens
Each year the gardens at Gisborough Priory put on a beautiful display of snowdrops throughout the woodland.  On Sunday 18th February they’re opening their gates for everyone to enjoy this annual spectacle.  Don’t worry if you can’t make this date, the grounds will officially open on 28th February to enjoy the woodland throughout the year. 

North York Moors Dark Skies Festival (9th – 25th February)
Whether you’re a keen astronomer or new to stargazing, the North York Moors is a great place to enjoy the night sky.  As an International Dark Sky Reserve, the North York Moors is one of the best places to appreciate the night sky, and during the festival there are lots of events and activities to explore.

For more details visit the North York Moors website.

Daffodils in Farndale
The picturesque valley of Farndale lies in the heart of the North York Moors.  Each spring it puts on an impressive show of daffodils, which can be enjoyed on Farndale’s famous daffodil walk; a beautiful three and a half mile walk alongside the River Dove, best enjoyed between mid-March and mid-April.

Bluebells at Roseberry Topping
Roseberry Topping is an iconic hill with beautiful views across North Yorkshire and Cleveland.  A walk in the surrounding woodland, or to the summit, is beautiful at any time of the year.  In spring, the landscape around the foot of the hill offers a spectacular display of bluebells.  Swathes of blue flowers cover the woodland floor between May and early June, it really is worth a visit.

Mother’s Day at Gisborough Hall (Sunday 10th March)
Spoil your mum with a three-course traditional Sunday lunch in Chaloner’s Restaurant or a delicious afternoon tea – find out more here.

St Patrick’s Dinner at Gisborough Hall (Saturday 16th March)
Join us for a night of food, drink, music from our favourite ceilidh band and dancing to celebrate St Patrick’s Day – find out more here.

Easter Sunday lunch
Gather the family and join us for a traditional Easter Sunday lunch.  A delicious roast, seasonal vegetables, lashings of gravy and huge Yorkshire puddings, all make for a delicious Easter feast – find out more here.

With so much to see and do, join us for a break and enjoy all that North Yorkshire has to offer this spring – head out and enjoy the crisp air and return to our charming country house to our warm Yorkshire welcome and hunker down by the fireside.

Staycation from £240 per room per night*
Including dinner, bedroom and full Yorkshire breakfast

* Rate based on minimum three night stay | Based on two people sharing | Offer valid up to 31st March 2025 | No pre-payment | Free cancellation up to 24 hours prior to arrival | Change your booking without fee

To book your Gisborough Hall break head to the website or contact the team on 01287 611500 | welcome@gisborough-hall.com


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Getaway for a 3 night stay in North Yorkshire.

Spend your days exploring the Yorkshire coast or in the countryside on our doorstep, and visit some of Britain’s best historic houses and gardens. Or, for total relaxation, sink into one of our comfy sofas by the log fire and enjoy a drink or two.

  • Dinner, overnight accommodation and full Yorkshire breakfast from £720 per room
  • Overnight accommodation and full Yorkshire breakfast from £510 per room
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  • Offer valid up to 31st March 2025, subject to availability

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On the edge of the North York Moors, Gisborough Hall is a four star country house ‘home away from home’. For business, leisure, weddings and special occasions, discover our charming Victorian country house hotel where a warm welcome awaits you.



Whitby Lane, Guisborough TS14 6PT Call us: 01287 611 500 Email us: welcome@gisborough-hall.com