Five Star Luxury Award Winning Self Catering Accommodation, near York, Yorkshire

Welcome to the Dovecote Barns York

Luxury 5 Star Self Catering Accommodation

The Dovecote Barns offers you a taste of country living in award winning historic 18th century sustainable green holiday barn conversions.

Three stylish five-star self contained barns (1, 2 and 3 ensuite bedrooms) can be rented individually or as a group get-together with group dining for 12 guests.

The barns are a perfect rural retreat for romantic couples, wedding parties and three generation families or friends getting together.

Just minutes from historic York city centre by bus and car, and with easy access to Yorkshire’s finest estates and attractions.

Each barn has it’s own private patio or garden space with barbecue.

A warm Yorkshire welcome is guaranteed!

We are Covid secure and fully open for business (TIER 1) as we are part of the Selby District.  We ask that you please adhere to Government Guidelines (ie rule of 6 socially distanced)  We have suspended all group bookings online until end March 2021.

Each barn is fully self contained sleeping 2, 4 and 6 persons.


"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."

- York Tourism Awards -

Our Barns

The Hay Barn

Sleeps 6 / Dines 12
6     3     3     12     2

The Dovecote

Sleeps 4 / Dines 6
4     2     2     6     1

The Irishman's Cottage

Sleeps 2 / Mobility Rated
2     1     1     2     1
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A Historic Setting

Cycle, drive or catch the bus to the medieval walled city and walk its cobbled streets or walk the farms fields or riverbank walk to the cafe or pub from your door. These 18th century barns are within easy reach of Yorkshire’s best historic estates and attractions.

Customer focus

Time to Relax

You having a truly relaxing experience is important to us, so we supply a generous Yorkshire welcome breakfast basket, offer to unpack a supermarket shop prior to your arrival, have a home cooked ready meal in your fridge or organise a private chef for group fine dining – all to make sure your stay is perfect.

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Climate Friendly

The barns were sustainably restored using only renewable sources for all your energy needs.  Cosy and carbon neutral.  Electric car charging available on-site.  Enjoy the wildlife and wild flowers on the arable farm whilst you are here.

Latest News


Last Minute availability for individual barn bookings (sleeps 2, 4, 6) due to group cancellations.

HALLOWEEN in Europe’s Most Haunted City!

Check AVAILABILITY and PRICES for a Friday or Monday arrival by clicking BOOK NOW

Christmas  and New Year 2020

Real Christmas Trees, festive garlands, generous festive welcome baskets with Champagne and cosy log stoves.

New for Christmas 2020

Our new ‘Grand’ barn which has 4-5 en suite bedrooms and ‘Long Hall’ a multi functional underfloor heated space with toilets accessible to all barns.

For a taster view of both please click HERE.

Contact us for details.

Comfort without compromise

Award Winning Luxury Breaks

For you and the environment