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Kings Head Hotel, Masham


The Kings Head Hotel at Masham is one of our most popular properties where you can expect home-from-home comfort, a warm welcome and great hospitality. Set in the heart of beautiful North Yorkshire, this 18th-century Georgian inn has a prominent position overlooking Yorkshire’s largest market square in the historic market town of Masham.


It’s a perfect place to stay when exploring this stunning part of the country.
All our 27 en-suite bedrooms are tastefully furnished, spacious and full of character with everything you need for a restful night’s sleep.


This is a pet friendly hotel. There is limited availability on our rooms for pets and are offered on a first come, first served basis. All bookings with pets must be pre-booked - please contact the hotel directly or call 0345 608 6040 to check availability and to complete your booking.

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We’re the perfect base for exploring North Yorkshire and the Yorkshire Dales National Park, and discovering the fascinating heritage and outstanding beauty of the area, including Richmond Castle and Brimham Rocks. Take a tour of the Black Sheep Brewery, just down the road, view the Grade II listed Masham Town Hall, or head into Thirsk for a visit to the World of James Herriot, or Thirsk Museum.


Have a flutter at Thirsk Racecourse or enjoy a day out at Falconry UK Thirsk Birds of Prey Centre. Or why not take a walk up to the magnificent White Horse of Kilburn, blow away the cobwebs at Sutton Bank National Centre, or get back to nature at Garbutt Wood Nature Reserve?





We serve freshly prepared meals from hotel breakfast or brunch, through to light lunches, pub classics and seasonal specials. We also have a well-stocked bar with cask ales, fine wines and coffee to refresh you after your journey or day out. Please make a booking in advance to avoid disappointment.



Check in from — 2pm
Check out by — 11am
Breakfast served - 7am - 9am Monday to Friday
Breakfast served - 8am - 10am Saturday & Sunday
Food service - 11:30am - 9pm Monday to Friday
Food service - 9:30am - 9pm Saturday & Sunday
Reception — 7am to 10pm
Thirsk station — 13.5 miles

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