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 luxury country living in the sumptuously furnished surroundings of award winning converted 18th century historic barns.  Three beautiful barns have retained all the natural period detail you would expect to find, giving you a 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.

With easy access to historic York city centre, and Yorkshire’s finest estates and attractions.

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

With log stoves and underfloor heating, you can enjoy a cosy stay all year round.


"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

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The Dovecote

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The Irishman's Cottage

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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



Late availability – CHRISTMAS 2018 (Irishman’s Cottage – Sleeps 2 & Cot) – 21st-28th December – £724 fully inclusive or 4 night option £510.

Real Festive Christmas tree, garlands, log stove, generous Festive welcome basket with Champagne included.

Want to treat someone special?  We can provide you with vouchers and a glossy brochure for a Christmas stocking!  Please leave time for postage – contact us.

St Nicholas Christmas Fayre and Yorkshire’s Winter Wonderland  real Ice Skating now on!!

4th – 11th FEBRUARY CANCELLATION – The Dovecote (sleeps 4 & Cot) – 2 ensuite bedrooms.

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