The Tour: Your Guide to Yorkshire Hotels for 2014

It’s been a brilliant year here at Fine Individual Hotels. We’ve set up thousands of people with their perfect getaway, and we’ll be looking to carry on introducing people to the boutique hotels they are sure to adore in the coming year.

New Year is a great time to start looking for planning some big
occasions, so beat the post Christmas blues and plan a luxurious stay
at one of our fantastic hotels. Here’s the start of our series of
things to look forward to in 2014!
The Largest Cycling Event in the World Comes to Yorkshire
The biggest race in cycling is departing
from Yorkshire this year, which is obviously great news for cycling
fans and the residents of Yorkshire.
This is a fantastic opportunity to visit
the UK’s biggest county, home to some of Europe’s most stunning
5 July, of the race gets underway in the prominent city of Leeds,
continuing to the beautiful rolling hills of the Yorkshire Dales
before finishing with a sprint into the elegant spa town of
on 6 July in the medieval walled city of York. 200 hilly kilometers
later, the Tour finishes its visit to the north of England in the
modern city of Sheffield.
on 7 July, the final section of the race heads towards the university
city of Cambridge, then through the Essex countryside before hitting
London. The riders will pass all the major London landmarks (Houses
of Parliament and Buckingham Palace) before a spectacular finish at
The Mall.
commemorate this historic event it may be a perfect time to visit the
destination in Europe
We have compiled a rundown of some beautiful hotels that are in easy
commuting distance (approx 30-40 mins) to Leeds for the start of the
race or Harrogate for the end. We suggest booking soon to avoid
near the second northern starting point, York, the Talbot Hotel is
comprised of 26 sophisticated and individual bedrooms, each one
capturing the elegant spirit of the property.
only highly regarded for comfort and luxurious accommodation, the
restaurant at The Talbot serves delicious food to suit every
occasion. The kitchen champion the use of fresh produce from local
suppliers and all menus have been created by Executive Chef, James
Martin – with his team they are recognised as cooking some of the
best Yorkshire dishes in Great Britain.
Devonshire Fell is a contemporary restaurant with rooms, located in
the picturesque village of Burnsall (near Skipton) and across to the
hills of the Yorkshire Dales.
Devonshire Fell is an Edwardian property perched on a hillside
offering 12 supremely comfortable bedrooms, each with bright dynamic
interiors that are in complete contrast to the traditional exterior.
With the use of rich fabrics and bold bright colours, soft squishy
sofas, comfy armchairs, a huge wood burning stove and original
contemporary art combine to create a warm and inviting atmosphere
that is perfect to unwind after a weekend of watching the top
cyclists in the world compete.
at the finish line! This hotel is a stone’s throw from the historic
town of Harrogate and is an Award-winning, privately owned AA 4 Red
Star hotel and spa with a gym, private cinema, Clocktower restaurant
and 18 hole parkland golf course.
Park is a Grade 1 listed Regency house that incorporates 21st-century
comforts by fusing contemporary design with traditional elegance. The
stylish 90 bedroom hotel also features a spa and private cinema and
has achieved numerous accolades, including being voted best UK Luxury
Hotel in TripAdvisor’s Travellers’ Choice Awards 2013.
and Spa
Park is also host to an eighteen hole par 72 Hawtree Course and a six
hole par 3 Repton Short Course golf courses, in case you fancy
packing in some golf as well as cycling.
Park’s highly acclaimed Harrogate Spa offers you the opportunity to
relax and unwind. The Spa has four treatment rooms, including a
hammam, beauty area, steam room, experience shower and two relaxation
areas. For all reservations please call Rudding Park Hotel, Spa &
Golf on 01423 871350
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