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Wold Escapes

A unique retreat in the heart of the Yorkshire Wolds

Why book with Wold Escapes?


Whether you’re booking our classic B&B rooms or one of our new eco-cabins you can be sure that they have all been finished to the highest standards.


Situated in the heart of the Yorkshire Wolds surrounded by private farmland, 11 miles from Beverley, 4 miles from the market town of Driffield and 17 miles from the coastal town of Bridlington.

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Booking with us directly could not be easier and is only a few clicks away, or one of our friendly team is at the end of the phone.

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Luxury Accommodation in the heart of the Wolds

Converted from the former farmstead Highfield Farm, Wold Escapes boasts an award winning cookery school, nine luxury bed & breakfast rooms, five glamping cabins, two private dining rooms and conference facilities. Surrounded by private farmland you are assured a peaceful stay in the beautiful Yorkshire Wolds, an area which inspired many of David Hockey’s famous landscape paintings. Guests have access to our private footpaths which run through the farm taking in the landscape including the rare and picturesque chalk stream, home to local wildlife including kingfishers, herons and water voles.
The country lanes and big Wold skies are perfect if you enjoy cycling, situated on the Way of the Roses cycling route we offer secure undercover bike storage with electric charging facilities should you need them.

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Bed & Breakfast

Relax in one of our 9 beautiful rooms

Experience the wonderful Wolds countryside and enjoy one of our award winning breakfasts using locally sourced ingredients.

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Glamping Cabins

Introducing our 5 Glamping Cabins

New in April 2021, stay in luxury in one of our eco cabins with your very own hot tub.

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Luxury stays and so much more

Develop and enhance your skills at Wold Escapes. Home to the award winning Yorkshire Wolds Cookery School, which offers a variety of cookery courses where you can learn new skills as part of a small intimate group. We also offer bespoke cookery classes tailored to your specific group’s requirements, be it with friends or as part of a team building exercise.
Alongside the cookery school we run a variety of workshops including wildlife and photography and Duke of Edinburgh gold award residential courses. Look out for our talks and demonstrations from artisan craftspeople.
Our private dining rooms are available to hire for events and parties, and bespoke packages are available for all occasions including private dinners, birthdays, baby showers or hen parties.

Cookery classes
Special events
Cookery demos
Rural workshops

Things to do near Wold Escapes...


Sledmere House

Tophill Low Nature Reserve

Burton Agnes Hall


Beverley is a thriving traditional market town and its Market Cross still stands proudly in the centre of its bustling marketplace.

Visitors are attracted to this well-loved town by a variety of options, you can enjoy a day at the races, do some boutique shopping, have a quiet drink in an historic pub and a meal in an increasing number of café-bars and restaurants.

The Flemingate Shopping Centre, which is also packed with leisure options, and has dramatically transformed an area in the town once known for its tannery.

Explore the wide-open pastures of Beverley Westwood, visit the magnificent 13th-century Beverley Minster or a stroll along the Beck.
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Sledmere House

One of East Yorkshire’s finest country houses which has captivated audiences for over 200 years. Whether you just want a relaxing day looking around the beautiful walled garden, enjoying a picnic lunch in the grounds, a family day out exploring the wide open spaces, having fun in the adventure play area and meeting the animals in the rare breed farm park – or even just simply looking at fine art and architecture in our beautiful country home, there is something for everyone at Sledmere.

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Tophill Low Nature Reserve

The reserve is an active Yorkshire Water Treatment Works supplying Hull from two huge reservoirs protected for wildfowl. Bird hides look over 300 acres of surrounding woodland, wetland and grassland flanking the River Hull that have recorded 270 bird species since 1959.

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Burton Agnes Hall

The historic house of Burton Agnes has plenty to see and do including wandering around the house or beautiful gardens, woodland, and adventure playground.

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