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Carr House Farm B&B and the meadows of Wass Grange

Ampleforth, York, North Yorkshire –

 in a rural setting in North Yorkshire, England, known for its scenic landscapes and incredible views.  Historically belonging to Byland Abbey and where monks came to enjoy a rest dating back to Cistercian times.  Artists came  as far back as the early 1900s taking up their easels in our fields to paint and writers to seek inspirations from around them. The land has so much to give to relax and refresh you .

NEW FOR 2024 – we are offering breaks throughout the year to join others in a comfortable setting within the rejuvenating atmosphere of the garden.  Come and meet like minded guests who like to garden and enjoy the countryside around them . Whether it be walking, birdwatching or just relax and watch the world go by . A great base to come back to every day after exploring the local area. Enjoy the local food which is on offer.

Make memories with your family and friends you deserve it.

Enjoy time off with a unique countryside getaway to Carr House Farm B&B. The house is as pretty as a film set; surrounded by meadows, orchards and gardens. Rambling roses, bluebells, deer and wild birds are in abundance within this 400-acre seat of rural life. Only 18 miles north of the ancient city of York and 6 miles from the pretty market town of Helmsley. Castle Howard is just a 15 minutes drive away North Yorkshire is steeped in history, boasting ancient castles, historic abbeys, and charming villages frozen in time. History buffs can explore sites  Byland Abbey just down the road and Rievaulx Abbey just over the hill  immersing themselves in centuries of English Heritage.

If you’re craving a peaceful retreat away from the hustle and bustle of city life, rural North Yorkshire provides the perfect escape. Tranquil,  serene countryside, and star-filled dark skies offer a sense of tranquility and relaxation that’s hard to find else.

An appealing destination for  travellers seeking a break from the ordinary.

Carr House Farm is the  perfect spot for you . This 16th century farmhouse dates back to 1530 and is full of history, memories and charm. The three comfortable bedrooms are characterful with warm, comfy beds with views over the south facing garden

Overall, with North Yorkshire’s rural charm, natural beauty, and rich cultural heritage it make it an appealing destination .


We hope our guests leave , having enjoyed the unique charm, personalised service, and authentic hospitality that  we feel sets  our home apart from other accommodations. Feeling appreciative of the memories made and the moments shared during their stay which will leave guests with a sense of fulfilment and contentment as they return home.






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Your own safe and private getaway .

  • Choice of B&B rooms with snack making facilities
  • A place to chill +relax away from fast paced life
  • De-stress and go home relaxed
  • Clean, warm & comfortable
  • Listen and see the Nature that surrounds us
  • A safe place to stay

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Welcome to 'foodie' heaven

  • The Star Inn at Harome

    Our favourite restaurant for over 50 years! Run by chef-owner Andrew Pern this Michelin-starred restaurant has been consistently rated as one of the UK’s top eateries, and it's easy to see why.

    Distance: 8 miles

  • The Black Swan at Oldstead

    This Michelin-starred restaurant is run by chef Tommy Banks – star of Masterchef and the Great British Menu. Named 'best restaurant in world' by TripAdvisor in 2017. Booking is essential.

    Distance: 3 miles

  • The White Swan in Ampleforth

    A favourite of locals and visitors alike. Serving honest locally sourced food and drink. Was previously voted Yorkshire's Favourite Pub.

    Distance: 1.2 miles

Learn more about great places to eat in North Yorkshire.