The Black Swan

The Black Swan, Market Place, Helmsley, York, YO62 5BJ

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The Black Swan has been providing travellers with a warm welcome and famous hospitality for centuries.

This iconic site dates back to the 15th century. With an Elizabethan building on one end, a Tudor one to the other and a Georgian House in the middle, The Black Swan is wonderfully higgledly-piggledy, with bags of character, this inn offers bags of history and character alongside a modern twist.

With its inviting open fires and warm welcome, The Black Swan is just the place to eat, drink, sleep and explore beautiful Helmsley from and attractions including nearby Rievaulx Abbey, Helmsley Castle and Helmsley Walled Garden.

Property Amenities

  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beer Garden
  • Dog/Pet Friendly
  • Free parking
  • Hiking
  • Limited Free Parking

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Rooms

Check in from 3pm

Spend the night in a classic, superior, feature room or stay in the junior suite. With rooms overlooking Helmsley’s pretty marketplace or stunning walled gardens, The Black Swan is ideal for exploring the surrounding area and North York Moors National Park.

The historic Black Swan is a true landmark Yorkshire inn, offering a relaxed place to stay for exploring Helmsley.

Our dog friendly rooms extend a warm welcome to four-legged friends too, meaning you’ll never have to leave your canine behind! Simply add this option during the booking process and enjoy a wonderful stay with your dog by your side. 

With a prime location in the centre of one of North Yorkshire’s most charming market towns, the characterful Black Swan in Helmsley has 60 individual rooms. For central Helmsley accommodation, book your stay with us today!

Please note, images showcase room types as accurately as possible, however rooms do slightly vary. Contact our central reservations team on  0191 580 3610 for more information. 

Cosy Double Room

Cosy Double Room

Cosy and comfortable rooms with a double bed and an en-suite bathroom.

  • 2 people
  • Coffee and tea
  • Free Wifi
  • Hairdryer
  • TV

Our cosy double rooms are all furnished with a comfortable double bed and an en-suite bathroom. With a wide range of facilities including complimentary WiFi, flat-screen TV, and tea & coffee making facilities.

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Double or Twin Room

Double or Twin Room

Spacious and welcoming rooms with a king sized bed or twin beds with an en-suite bathroom.

  • 2 people
  • Coffee and tea
  • Free Wifi
  • Hairdryer
  • TV

Our double and twin rooms are spacious rooms with views over the lane. They include a comfortable king sized bed or twin beds, a spacious en-suite and a desk area. With a wide range of facilities including complimentary WiFi, flat-screen TV, and tea & coffee making facilities.

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Classic Double or Twin

Classic Double or Twin

Spacious and comfortable rooms with a king sized bed or two single and an en-suite bathroom.

  • 2 people
  • Coffee and tea
  • Free Wifi
  • Hairdryer
  • TV

The Classic Rooms are mainly located in the garden wing of the inn. Many of these rooms have partial views of the inns walled gardens. These rooms are all individually and beautifully decorated.

They include a comfortable double or twin beds, an en-suite bathroom, and a desk area. With a wide range of facilities including complimentary WiFi, flat-screen TV, and tea & coffee making facilities.

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Feature Double Bedroom

Feature Double Bedroom

Spacious and welcoming rooms with a king sized bed and an en-suite bathroom.

  • 2 people
  • Coffee and tea
  • Free Wifi
  • Hairdryer
  • TV

The Feature Double Rooms are cosy rooms located in the oldest part of the inn, many of which look onto the market square. Some have creaking floorboards, others have exposed beams, but all offer endless charm and character.

They include a comfortable king sized bed, a spacious en-suite bathroom and a desk area. With a wide range of facilities including complimentary WiFi, flat-screen TV, and tea & coffee making facilities.

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Superior Double or Twin with Sofa Bed

Superior Double or Twin with Sofa Bed

Spacious and welcoming rooms with a king sized bed or two singles, a comfortable sofa bed and an en-suite bathroom.

  • 2 people
  • Coffee and tea
  • Free Wifi
  • Hairdryer
  • TV

Our superior double or twin rooms are our largest rooms and these look onto the quiet lane at the side of the inn. These rooms are beautifully furnished with a king sized bed or two singles, an extra sofa bed, a spacious en-suite bathroom and a desk area.

With a wide range of facilities including complimentary WiFi, flat-screen TV, and tea & coffee making facilities.

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Feature Double or Twin Bedroom

Feature Double or Twin Bedroom

Spacious and welcoming rooms with a king sized bed or twin beds with an en-suite bathroom.

  • 2 people
  • Coffee and tea
  • Free Wifi
  • Hairdryer
  • TV

Our feature rooms are located in the oldest part of the inn, many of which look onto the market square. These rooms ooze individuality! Some have creaking floorboards, others have exposed beams, but all offer endless charm and character.

These rooms are beautifully furnished with a king sized bed or two singles, a spacious en-suite bathroom and a desk area. With a wide range of facilities including complimentary WiFi, flat-screen TV, and tea & coffee making facilities.

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Food & Drink

Food service: 7:30am – 9:00pm daily

Yorkshire is known for producing some of the finest foods in the country, so it’s not surprising that The Black Swan is renowned for its outstanding fare.

Whether you’re popping in for breakfast or lunch or sampling a delicious feast of local flavours, The Black Swan serves homemade food all day, every day.

Our Sunday lunches include generous, hand-carved slices of perfectly roasted cuts, alongside crisp roast potatoes and of course, homemade Yorkshire Puddings.

Explore

From its superb great outdoors, vibrant cities and bustling market towns to world-class sporting events and famed food and drink, Yorkshire has it all.

  • 10 minute walk to Helmsley Walled Gardens

  • 25 minute drive to Lightwater Valley

  • 35 minute drive to York City Centre

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Book a Winter Break today!

Grab a dinner, bed and breakfast stay at The Black Swan this winter from as little as £49.50* per person, with code WINTER23.

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