is quite simply one of the most beautiful of the Yorkshire Dales.
Wath-in-Nidderdale Is a Conservation Village and one of the most
picturesque and unspoilt of the dale's villages. The Sportsman's
Arms Hotel and Restaurant nestles close by the River Nidd at
Wath, has fishing rights to a stretch of the river, and is located
on the Nidderdale Way.
by a pack-horse bridge, the mellow sandstone 17th century building
radiates warmth and hospitality. Log fires, cosy lounges, a warm
and welcoming bar and a charming restaurant await the fortunate
traveller and guest alike
Sportsman's is a restaurant with bedrooms. All the rooms are
comfortable and tastefully decorated (most en-suite) retaining
many original features. "To get the best of the excellent
cooking, you should really stay overnight and enjoy a good leisurely
dinner" stated The Good Food Guide.
you are also as welcome to call in to the open-fired bar for
a refreshing drink or a freshly prepared meal. Working with the
best local produce and ingredients - Nidderdale lamb, pork and
beef; fresh Nidderdale trout and game from the moors (grouse,
woodcock and pheasant in season) - the Sportsman's offers a wondrous
feast to its diners. Fresh turbot, plaice, halibut plus lobster,
crab and prawns are delivered daily from Whitby and the East
calm, softly lit restaurant, dominated at one end by a Victorian
sideboard and substantial wine rack, is open to residents and
non-residents for dinner and traditional Sunday lunches. Booking
The wine list offers
wide selection of styles and prices from traditional wine making
areas plus some new and interesting examples. As well as fine
vintage ports, brandies, and liqueurs, a special interest in
whiskies is shown and some excellent champagnes are also available.
an evening meal and restful sleep, guests can look forward to
a morning walk by the River Nidd and a hearty breakfast, that
will set you up for a busy or relaxing day!
A family business
for 21 years, and listed in all the major food guides, the Sportsman's
has a loyal clientele. It is also the oldest established outside
caterers in the Dale, specialising in marquees for 80-200 people.
Arms, Wath-in-Nidderdale, Pateley Bridge, near Harrogate, North
Yorkshire HG3 5PP
711306 (+44 1423 711306)
712524 (+44 1423 712524)