The Carpenters Arms Reviews; Felixkirk, UK
Luxury Travel Guide

class="last"class="last">FATHER'S DAY

class="last"class="last">EASTER

class="last"class="last">CHRISTMAS

class="last"class="last">VALENTINE'S

class="last"class="last">AWARDS
 
Home  >  Hotel Reviews  >  Felixkirk  >  The Carpenters Arms
 

The Carpenters Arms, Felixkirk

Felixkirk, Thirsk, Yorkshire YO7 2DP, UK
The Carpenters Arms Review
 
4 Star Rating
9 November 2014The Carpenters ArmsTags: Felixkirk, UK, Boutique reviewsThe Bill: £160 per night
 

In the cosy little hamlet of Felixkirk, just outside Thirsk, there sits a relatively diminutive pub, restaurant, and hotel which goes by the name of the Carpenters Arms. From its humble exterior, you might expect a similarly basic hotel, but you would be wrong. In fact, the Carpenters Arms offers much more than you would ever expect from a countryside inn.

The rooms are sprawling affairs, made possible by the fact that the bulk of the building is behind its front, and not immediately visible upon arrival. The décor is simple, with hints of northern tradition here and there; wooden beams, oak furniture, old fashioned artwork, but the emphasis is actually on a more modern approach.

“The décor is simple, with hints of northern tradition here and there.”

For example, the open fireplaces are minimalistic and chic – there are no coal spitting wood burners here. We were allocated a garden room, which overlooked the grounds and offered breathtaking views of the Vale of Mowbray. It also contained a gun safe, because this a hot spot for game shooting.

The bathroom facilities were surprisingly luxurious, with a walk in drench shower and marbled surfaces. There was a plasma television in the room, which also contained electric windows and remote controlled blinds, so you we didn’t even have to get out of bed to enjoy the early morning sunrise. With a pub and restaurant downstairs, the Carpenters Arms offers visitors everything that they could possibly need for an authentic Yorkshire experience.

To be honest, we loved our stay here, and have found it difficult to come up with aspects which could have been improved. The staff were charming and friendly, the facilities were great, the food was stunning, and the location really made our visit all the more special. We eagerly await our return to this charming Yorkshire hideaway.

 
Photos courtesy of The Carpenters Arms
6 others are viewing this hotel right now
 

Social Share

Linkedin RSS
 
Felixkirk Hotels   Felixkirk Restaurants
 
 
Service: 9reviews of The Carpenters ArmsLocation: 8The Carpenters Arms reviewsValue: 8The Carpenters ArmsStyle: 8The Carpenters Arms reviewQuality: 8
 
 
Recent Reviews
 
Instagram
 
Seven Sins
Seven Sins
We put the spotlight on the industry's most recognisable faces in our new interview segment "Seven Sins". If you want to know what inspires the industry's movers and shakers or what your favourite food loving celebrity likes to indulge in then you'll find it in their Seven Sins.
 
Candice Brown
Baker, Cook, Author & Pub Owner
Candice Brown Seven Sins
Born in North London, Candice grew up in the pubs that her parents ran...
Candice Brown
 
Tom Clarke
Tom Clarke Seven Sins
Tom Clarke, head chef at Michelin-starred L’Ortolan restaurant, grew up...
Tom Clarke
 
Liam Dillon
Chef Patron, The Boat Inn, Lichfield
Liam Dillon Seven Sins
Born in Burton-on-Trent, 31 year old Liam Dillon is chef and owner of award-winning,...
Liam Dillon
 
Nick Deverell-Smith
Chef Patron, The Churchill Arms...
Nick Deverell-Smith Seven Sins
Born and raised in Warwickshire, Nick Deverell-Smith knew he wanted to...
Nick Deverell-Smith
 
Belstaff UK
 
Popular Searches
Castelnuovo Fine Dining Edinburgh Traditional
Budapest Afternoon tea Bath British
London Luxury Manchester Cocktail Bar
Al Barsha Luxury Lille Luxury
 
Instagram
 
© The Critics Guide 2019 HomeHome AboutAbout Privacy & Cookie PolicyprivacyBlogblogTermsblogSocial Media TermstermsSitemapsitemapContact