Aysgarth Falls Hotel, Aysgarth, Leyburn, North Yorkshire, DL8 3SR.
We bought the Palmer Flatt Hotel in Aysgarth, in June 2010. After much deliberation, we changed the name to the Aysgarth Falls Hotel, a decision which has caused a little controversy. Our reasons were mainly because we needed a new start, in order that any negativity from before our time wouldn’t follow us, and hamper our attempts to re-open and actually stay open.
The new name makes sense because our land actually does run down to Aysgarth Falls, as simple as that. However, the whole area here is called Palmer Flatt, so we still retain it in our postal address.
We moved over to Wensleydale from Swaledale, where we previously opened and ran Keld Bunkhouse, along with the longer established Park House Campsite. Before that we had a pub – The Castle Inn, Pengenffordd, with rooms, bunk accommodation and camping in the Brecon Beacons. So we hope we have a very good idea of the sort of things that make a good pub, meal out or break away from it all. Nobody knows it all though, so should you have an idea that could make your next visit even better, then please let us know directly. We will welcome your feedback.
The people you will meet working here at the Aysgarth Falls Hotel have been hand-picked for their experience and skills, but equally as important is their friendly personalities.
The Aysgarth Falls Hotel has been and remains an exciting challenge for us personally. We have worked with the best architects and interior designers (Space ID) to reinvent and refurbish the hotel. Local builders and electricians (ETC) have also worked hard to get us open. But very importantly, so you can read this, Darran Hale at FEHU has once again designed a website for us that you can easily use and that we are really pleased with.
We will always welcome any feedback from you, and pass it on to any of the people involved.
Steve and Heather (Swann)