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Luxury Award Winning Self Catering Accommodation, near York, Yorkshire

Welcome to Dovecote Barns - Yorkshire

Luxury 5 Star Gold Eco-Barn 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.

Our three beautiful barn conversions have retained all the natural material period detail you would expect to find in an old barn, 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, family reunions or friends getting together, allowing group dining for larger groups in the Hay Barn.

Regular 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.  Awarded the prestigious 2016 VisitEngland Rose award for service excellence.


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


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. Electric Car Charging available on-site.

Stylish Living

Stylish Living

Sumptuous Bedrooms and Luxury Bathrooms

See the day to a close with a hot shower under your Grohe ‘Rain Shower’ shower head and then climb into bed for a guaranteed good nights sleep in your crisp 100% Egyptian cotton sheets on your 8000 spring superior mattress.


Social gathering spaces

Ideal for Groups

All 3 self-contained barns can be rented individually, or combined to sleep larger groups of 8 or 10 or 12.  The Hay Barn is equipped to dine up to 12 adults and The Dovecote up to 6, for when the barns are rented as a larger group.


Settings the standards

Multi-award winning accommodation

Since opening, this business has consistently delivered on setting standards, having won multiple times the accolade for best self-catering accommodation in York, Yorkshire and England.

Latest News


The Hay Barn (sleeps 6) mid-week break availability July 31st & August 7th. The Dovecote (sleeps 4) availability August 28th. The Irishman’s Cottage (sleeps 2) availability Monday 14th August and August 28th (7 nights). Last minute discount applied. Please click ONLINE BOOKING to view current availability and prices.