Luxury Award Winning Self Catering Accommodation, near York, Yorkshire

Welcome to The Dovecote Barns York

Luxury 5 Star Gold Eco Self Catering Accommodation

The Dovecote Barns offers you a taste of luxury country living in the sumptuously furnished surroundings of award winning converted historic barns near York, the centre of historic and cultural Yorkshire.

Three beautiful barn conversions have retained all the natural material period detail you would expect to find, giving you a rural bolt-hole in which to relax where a warm Yorkshire welcome is guaranteed.

The barns are a perfect retreat for romantic couples, wedding parties, three generation families or friends getting together, allowing group dining for larger groups in the Hay Barn.

Winners of best self-catering accommodation in York, Yorkshire and England, you are reassured you will be looked after with an exceptional quality of accommodation and customer service.

“For those wanting the luxury of a 5 star hotel, as well as the space for larger groups to dine together, this is an ideal venue.”


Our Barns

The Hay Barn

6     12     2

The Dovecote

4     6     1

The Irishman's Cottage

2     2     1

Comfort without compromise

Award Winning Luxury Breaks

For you and the environment

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A Historic Rural Setting

Located just south of York City Centre

There is a park and ride ten minutes drive away as well as a public bus service which runs from the door into York. Within Easy Reach of Yorkshire’s best historic estates and attractions.

Customer focus

Welcoming & Relaxing

Customer Service and Attention to Detail

You having a truly relaxing break is important to us.  That’s why we’ve furnished and equipped your barn to the highest standards and we are on hand to make sure everything about your stay is perfect.

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Sustainable Luxury

Cosy and Carbon Negative

Underfloor heated barns provide you with warmth and log stoves give you that something to snuggle in front of on cold winter nights. Every bedrooms en-suite serviced by the biomass boiler. Electric Car Charging available on-site.

Latest News


Escape the polar vortex and experience some Danish ‘hygge’ with cosy under floor heated barns, roaring log fires, dark starry skies and complete silence… We also have availability for EASTER WEEKEND in The Hay Barn (sleeps 6) and Irishman’s Cottage (sleeps 2) with group dining for 8 in The Hay Barn.  7 nights from Monday […]