Northallerton has probably more independent accommodation providers in Herriot Country than most including glamping and camping sites, good quality pubs with rooms, self-catering cottages and hotels.


A heritage railway, a priory, stately homes and family friendly visitor attractions can be found in Northallerton.


Food & Drink

As North Yorkshire’s county town Northallerton is brimming with food and drink offerings from its fresh food markets to fine dining restaurants including a branch of the famous Betty’s Café Tea Rooms…    


County town of North Yorkshire, Northallerton combines rural and industrial prowess. With the East Coast main line and branches to the Wensleydale Railway to Leeming Bar, through Bedale, Leyburn and on to Redmire, rail enthusiasts are well catered for. Other pursuits and activities around the town include a famous Betty’s Tearoom, a Wednesday and Saturday market plus the historic remains of a Roman settlement.

It was also one of the main towns on ‘The Great North Road’ in the coaching era and as a thriving centre includes many and varied independent shops and stores.

Photo Credits: Market: Bob Embleton; Town Hall, Markets, Women Shopping: Northallerton BID



By Car: From the North follow the A19 South and take the exit A167 for Northallerton. Follow the road until you arrive in the centre. From the South follow the A1(M) and exit sign posted A19 Teesside. Take the exit A168 towards Northallerton and follow the road until the centre.

By Train: East Coast mainline services from London, Darlington, Durham, Newcastle, Manchester, Leeds, York, Middlesbrough, Sunderland and other places en-route.

By Bus:  From Middlesbrough, Albert Road Cleveland Centre (Town Hall) – to Northallerton, Friarage. 58 min by bus Multiple operators service this route. From Darlington, Town Hall to Northallerton, Friarage. 49 min by bus, hourly Operated by Dales and District. From Thirsk, Market Place to Northallerton, Post Office. 18 min by bus Multiple operators service this route. From Bedale, Market Place (Emgate) to Northallerton Station. 19 min by bus, hourly Operated by Dales and District