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 five-star historic 18th century sustainable green holiday barn conversions.

Three beautiful 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 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.

Explore, cycle, walk or just relax, unwind and recharge.

A warm Yorkshire welcome is guaranteed!


"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 -

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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.

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

Latest News



In order to protect our guests and our small rural community we are prohibiting new bookings until the end of April 2020 and advise that this date may be extended on further advice from the government.  We ask that you contact us by phone to discuss your break if it falls before the end of June 2020.

We very much look forward to welcoming you back as soon as it is safe for everyone to travel.  Stay Safe.  Stay at home.

July and August Availability

We still have some slots available during the summer months.  Please check our availability.

Christmas 21st – 28th December 2020

All barns are now available for individual or group booking due to cancellation (sleeps 6,4,2 and group dining for 12).

We are hoping to have our new signature barn open for Christmas which will sleep 8 in 4 ensuite bedrooms!  Contact us for details.

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Comfort without compromise

Award Winning Luxury Breaks

For you and the environment