The Devonshire Arms Hotel & Spa, Bolton Abbey

Bolton Abbey, Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23 6AJ, 01539 888025

Set upon the enchanting Bolton Abbey Estate, The Devonshire Arms is the perfect countryside break with dog-friendly facilities, beautiful surroundings and award-winning restaurants.

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  • Dog Friendly Accommodation
  • Award Winning Restaurant
  • Shoot Parties
The Devonshire Arms Overview
  • Dog Friendly
  • Four-Poster Beds
  • Spa
  • Award-Winning Restaurants
  • Clay Pigeon Shooting
  • Exclusive Use Cottages
  • Bolton Abbey
  • Parking Available
  • Bar
  • Walking/Jogging Trails
  • Helicopter Pads

A beautiful old stone building formerly a 17th century coaching inn, The Devonshire Arms Hotel and Spa at Bolton Abbey welcomes you with warm hospitality and traditional interiors. Located on the sprawling estate with picture-perfect scenery, the hotel is a much-loved gem in the Yorkshire Dales.

Housing fine art from the Chatsworth’s Devonshire Collection, The Devonshire Arms Hotel and Spa at Bolton Abbey remains true to its heritage. You’ll find traditional country-chic design alongside many original features such as sash windows and open fireplaces.

The building’s two wings are home to 40 guest rooms, many of which boast views of the Dales and the landscaped grounds. If you love country living and traditional service, you’ll fall in love with The Devonshire Arms Hotel and Spa.


Food & Drink

Having notched up 4 AA Rosettes, The Burlington Restaurant serves up impressive dishes. Expect to find main course such as Salt Aged Yorkshire Duck or Wild Turbot on the menu. Inspired by the seasons, chefs pay homage to the produce from Yorkshire’s very own country larder.

If you want to enjoy something a little more informal. The Brasserie and Bar is a vibrant hub of the hotel and menus are packed with hearty favourites of British and French classics. Alternatively, you can simply unwind with a cocktail or afternoon tea.

Introducing something something special into their manicured grounds; The Devonshire Arms have created a cosy ‘pop-up’ yurt; offering delicious bowls of soup with crusty bread, a variety of refreshing pints and soul-healing mugs of hot chocolate. To perfect your experience, The Yurtshire Arms have also furnished these characterful spaces with comfortable (socially distanced) seating, a crackling log burner, fairy lights and an antique truck bar. For more information, take a peek at their website via the link below:

The Devonshire Spa

A place for pure indulgence, The Devonshire Spa is a pure oasis of calm. Set inside the converted barn next to the main building, you’ll find a number of therapy rooms, indoor swimming pool, steam room and sauna, Jacuzzi, Rasul temple and relaxation area with lounge.

Things to do

With so much natural beauty right on the doorstep, there are countless things to do. Take a ride on the Embsay and Bolton Abbey Steam Railway, try your hand at fly fishing, explore Bolton Abbey or go hiking among the Three Peaks.

The Devonshire Arms Hotel and Spa at Bolton Abbey is also available for exclusive use and has all the facilities you need for a dream wedding or corporate events such as shoot parties, team building and conference meetings.

The Devonshire Arms Rooms

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Christmas Luxury

Your three night Christmas adventure begins with a deliciously festive afternoon tea on Christmas Eve, followed by a Champagne reception and Black Tie dinner with hot chocolate, mulled wine and treats in the evening. Christmas Day begins with an award-winning full Yorkshire breakfast, followed by a Champagne reception, Christmas lunch and light evening supper with an afternoon of board games. Boxing Day includes a full Yorkshire breakfast, a guided walk in the afternoon with Yorkshire Savoury Afternoon Tea to return to, followed by a Black Tie dinner in the evening with paired wines. Finally, enjoy your final full Yorkshire breakfast before you depart. Prices per person including all three nights from

Luxury New Year

Your unforgettable two night New Year package begins with celebratory afternoon tea upon arrival on New Years Eve, followed by a Champagne and canape reception and a Black Tie gourmet dinner, traditional music and a firework display. New Year's Day will feature an award-winning full Yorkshire breakfast, a leisurely guided walk in the afternoon with afternoon tea upon arrival with a drinks and canape reception before a candle-lit dinner with paired wines. Enjoy a final full Yorkshire breakfast before you depart. Prices per person including both nights from

Two Night Devonshire Experience

Your ultimate indulgence break includes two fabulous nights within your chosen room category, an award-winning dinner each evening, a full English breakfast each morning and complimentary access to the spa facilities and Bolton Abbey Estate. Prices per person per night from