Ashfield House Grassington

Ashfield House Grassington is a 17th century home with seven en-suite bedrooms, including the Garden Suite with its own entrance, that offers a home-from-home in Herriot Country. Originally a row of lead miners cottages dating back to 1604, this quaint limestone Grade II listed house is a walled garden sanctuary found on quiet a private lane off the centre of Grassington, the location where filming for Channel 5 TV’s remake of All Creatures Great and Small has taken place.

Accommodation with luxurious Egyptian cotton linen and towels, Free Wi-Fi, complimentary refreshments and an honesty bar all make a stay at Ashfield House a relaxing and enjoyable experience. All rooms are en-suite with bathrooms and showers that have fine quality fixtures and fittings. Cosy wood-burning fires, tasteful décor and the comfort of excellent quality furnishings add to the benefits of a short break or longer stay at Ashfield House.

Award winning meals are served at breakfast and dinner at Ashfield House and there’s an honesty bar where guests can enjoy a range of wines, beers, spirits and soft drinks. Environmentally conscious owners provide the warm and friendly welcome and have sourced many local products and ingredients to ensure guests get real taste and feel of Grassington and Herriot Country. There’s even a guide of ‘100 Things to See in Grassington’ written by Ian Goldthorpe proceeds of which go to local charities.

‘The Dales Way’, an 80-mile trek to the Lake District through the Yorkshire Dales passes through Grassington which is set on the River Wharfe and is excellent for walking, fishing, cycling and fishing. With Skipton nearby and only an hour to the World of James Herriot at Thirsk, Ashfield House is lovely choice to be based to see the western rural areas of Herriot Country including beautiful views of the North Yorkshire Dales National Park.

Summers Fold, Grassington, Near Skipton, North Yorkshire BD23 5AE

Telephone 01756 75 25 84


Life in Grassington revolves around the cobbled-stone village square, just 40 metres down our private driveway. A magnet for visitors and local town folk alike. Natural limestone picture-perfect buildings frame narrow streets, just bursting with Yorkshire charm.

You can:

  • Stroll round the old-world shops
  • Soak up the lively atmosphere in the square
  • Enjoy a spot of lunch in one of the cosy tea rooms or restaurants.
  • Potter about in the art galleries and craft shops
  • Amble along the River Wharfe at your leisure

Finding Ashfield House B&B in Grassington is easy.  When you first arrive in the village from either the B6160 or B6265:

  • Head for the village square on Main Street
  • Drive 150 meters to the top of the square, where you will see ‘The Devonshire’ pub hotel on your left
  • Turn left off Main Street into Summers Fold (Ashfield)
  • Ashfield House is facing you – with our private car parks on the left and at the rear

Visit Herriot Country and stay in one of Grassington’s finest B&B guest houses.