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 five-star holiday barn conversions.

The barns can be rented individually or as a group get-together with private group dining optional.

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

Four stylish self contained barns sleeping 2, 4, 6 and 8 persons. The ‘Sack Store’ is an additional en-suite bedroom (with separate access) which can be bolted onto any of the barns, thereby increasing the occupancy of any barn by two adults making the max occupancy 22 persons.

A total of 11 ensuite bedrooms with the option for get togethers of up to 60 people for a function in ‘The Long Hall’.

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

Each barn is fully self contained and has it’s own private patio or garden space with barbecue.

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 -

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

NEW FOR 2021

The Grand Barn and Long Hall

Our new ‘Grand’ barn has 4 en-suite bedrooms.  It’s huge kitchen allows you to cater for all 22 guests on site for a group booking event.

The ‘Long Hall’ is a separate under floor heated space which can be used for a group dining, workshops and business meetings.  Contact us.

The ‘Sack Store’ is an additional en-suite bedroom which has it’s own entrance and can be bolted onto any of the barns to increase occupancy by two.

The website is under development, however please contact us or for a taster view please click HERE

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Providing additional accommodation and a multi-functional area is part funded by

Comfort without compromise

Award Winning Luxury Breaks

For you and the environment