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 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.

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

A warm Yorkshire welcome is guaranteed!

All Covid-19 PHE Guidelines are being followed for your safety.  Please see bottom of page.


"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


Irishman’s Cottage (Sleeps 2) Monday 28th September for 4 nights.

Due to group cancellations as a result of Covid-19, we now have availability during October and November, Christmas and New Year.

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

Christmas  and New Year 2020

The barns are available for individual or group booking.

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

New for December 2020

Our new barn which sleeps 8 in 4 en suite bedrooms.  Contact us for details.

We have employed extra cleaning staff and worked hard to achieve the ‘Good to Go’ industry standard and consumer mark to provide a ‘ring of confidence’ for our guests.

We have suitable rural self contained accommodation to allow contactless stays and bubble to bubble transfer and work with local suppliers to provide home cooked food deliveries as well as super market deliveries to your door if pre-ordered.

We look forward to welcoming you here to breathe in the fresh air, walk the routes from the door, enjoy your private garden and listen to birdsong.

Comfort without compromise

Award Winning Luxury Breaks

For you and the environment