Closure Notice – House of Daniel Thwaites
From 11am on Saturday 21st March, we’re having to close our doors while the country faces the challenge of the coronavirus.
We’re very sad about this but you can still plan your visit as we’re taking bookings for dates from 20th April. And for your peace of mind we are offering a no quibble refund for bookings up to 20th June if any dates change as a result of further guidance.
What do I do if I have a booking?
For anyone who has made a booking with us, we’re sorry you will need to postpone your visit because we were looking forward to seeing you.
We’re not sure when the Government will allow us all to reopen, so rest assured we’re totally flexible about giving a refund or arranging a new date.
Also, if you have anything booked in with us over the next 30 days, the team will be in touch to discuss your reservation.
Can I hire the Lister Barn in its entirety?
Yes - you can book all eight rooms in our fabulous Lister Barn for your family and friends and have the place all to yourselves! We have special packages ranging from cakes and treats on arrival, to a full fridge of wines, beers and soft drinks for you to enjoy over your stay, to private dining to help you celebrate any occasion!
Do you hold rooms provisionally?
No we take a credit card to guarantee reservations and our cancellation policy then applies.
When is check in?
2 pm - if you're planning on arriving earlier please let us know and we can do our best to try to accommodate this for you.
When is check out?
Do you offer late check out?
Available at £10.00 subject to availability until a maximum of 2 pm.
Do you have travel cots/Z-beds available? Do you charge for it?
Yes, we have both available on request, free of charge. Additional guests over the age of two are charged.
Is Wi-Fi available?
Wi-fi is free and now available in the bar and dining room.
Is car parking available?
On site car parking – free of charge. If you're staying in the main inn or the cottage please use the main car park. The Lister Barn has its own private car park too.
Can you provide directions?
By road – 21 miles from the end of the M65, which terminates in Colne, Lancashire. It is well signposted from all directions, but care needs to be taken on the narrow country lanes. By rail – Gargrave train station is about 7 miles away and Skipton train station is 11 miles away; Local buses run to Malham from Skipton, via Gargrave, between Monday and Saturday. The Saturday service is the most frequent, with four return journeys throughout the day.
Are pets allowed?
Yes – We do charge £15 per stay for your dog to join you in your room; this is so we can give the room the extra special attention needed afterwards to ensure is pristine for the next arrivals. 10% of this charge is donated to SARDA (Search and Rescue Dog Association). If you wish to bring your four-legged friend along, please let us know at the time of booking and we’ll prepare your dog friendly room for you and your extra special guest!
Dogs aren’t allowed in the dining room; this is the only area our furry friends can’t access. If you want to dine with us and bring your dog then you’re more than welcome to eat in the bar area but tables cannot be reserved.
Is there disabled access?
The bar is accessible by wheelchair. Unfortunately due to the historic nature of The Lister building the restaurant isn't accessible due to stairs. We have three bedrooms on the ground floor available but are not fully accessible. However, we do have an accessible room in our brand new Lister Barn.
Is there a meeting room?
We're not really a 'corporate' type of place but if you're looking for team building and off-site adventures then the dining room can double up as small briefing room for the team- or you may want to think about booking the Lister Barn for exclusive use too. We are also happy to arrange hire and catering for you at the village hall just 25 metres from us.
Do you have cycle storage/drying room?
If you're staying at the inn, give us a call, and we'll be happy to accommodate and store your bike. If you're staying with us in the Lister Barn, there is a drying room for guest use.
All day dining
Our approach to food is simple – we work hard to source local and regional produce, prepared simply in-house and served in a relaxed and friendly, yet professional style.
We serve food from 8 am for breakfast and a full menu from 12 noon until 9.30 pm Sunday to Thursday then 12 noon till 10 pm on Fridays and Saturdays. Our winter food serving times are slightly reduced - so please call for any further information.
The restaurant does get busy, so please do book a table with us if you’d like to eat there. Everyone is welcome to dine in the bar; we don’t reserve tables in this area.
The bar opens from 8 am to 11 pm daily; with the exception of Sunday when last orders are 10.30 pm.
What type of food is served?
Our menus offer an array of traditional dishes that you know and love. You can enjoy freshly prepared dishes to order using the best ingredients from local areas all bought from our trusted suppliers, including delicious cuts of meat, seasonal vegetables and cheeses.
Do you serve breakfast?
Served from 8 am ’til 10 am every day.
Can you organize packed lunches for the morning? What do we get and how much does it cost?
We’re happy to provide a picnic lunch for you to take when you’re for the day – a sandwich, crisps, cake, fruit and a drink is just £8.95, please book the night before if possible.
What is your cancellation policy?
As long as you cancel your booking before 10am on the day before you’re due to arrive, there will be no charge. Bookings cancelled after 10:00am on the day before you’re due to arrive will be charged for the first night’s stay. No Shows will be charged for the first night’s stay.
What is the Advanced Purchase Cancellation Policy?
Your credit or debit card will have been charged at the time of booking, and this is a non-refundable, non-transferable amount. Should you need to cancel there will be no refund applicable.
If you’re still unsure then just give us a ring or drop us an email. We’d be delighted to hear from you.