The Kings Head Hotel
With its Yorkshire stone exterior, distinctive carriageway arch and prominent position overlooking Yorkshire’s largest market square, The King’s Head Hotel is in an 18th century Georgian inn set in the historic market town of Masham, Lower Wensleydale.
Dating back to Saxon times, Masham boasts an ancient church that is mentioned in the Domesday Book and a weekly market that has been taking place for over 600 years.
The town is renowned for having not one but two famous breweries – Black Sheep and Theakstons. The latter is best known for brewing the world-famous Old Peculier ale. As you can imagine, The King’s Head Hotel is a popular destination for quenching the thirst of both tourists and visitors.
Located at the edge of the beautiful Yorkshire Dales National Park, The Kings Head Hotel is in the perfect North Yorkshire location to discover the fascinating heritage and outstanding beauty of the area, including Richmond Castle and Brimham Rocks.
The perfect base for exploring North Yorkshire and the Yorkshire Dales
The Kings Head Hotel is a great venue when you are looking for a leisurely break in the North Yorkshire and Yorkshire Dales areas. A short drive and you can be enjoying a scenic picnic by Britain’s largest monastic ruin Fountains Abbey or the ruined monastery of Jervaulx Abbey. If you love hiking, follow the A6108 into Yorkshire Dales National Park and wander off the beaten track across high hills and moors divided by rugged stone walls and spotted with grand old houses.