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The Railway

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Overview of The Railway

The Railway

3 out of 5

4.7/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 4.7/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Restaurant
  • Business services
  • Bar

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Sheets and towels washed at 60°C

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationForest of Bowland28 min drive
  • Popular LocationMalham Cove31 min drive
  • AirportLeeds (LBA-Leeds Bradford)38 min drive
  • Popular LocationIlkley Moor47 min drive

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About this area


The Railway is located in Skipton. Craven Museum and Gallery and The Mart Theatre are cultural highlights, and some of the area's attractions include Thornton Hall Farm Country Park and Hesketh Farm Park. Parcevall Hall Gardens and Grassington Congregational Church are also worth visiting.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Craven Museum and Gallery - 7 min walk
  • Skipton Castle - 9 min walk
  • Forest of Bowland - 28 min drive
  • Malham Cove - 31 min drive
  • Ilkley Moor - 47 min drive

Getting around

  • Skipton Station - 5 min walk
  • Leeds (LBA-Leeds Bradford) - 38 min drive


  • Coopers Cafe Bar - 3 min walk
  • Mastabs - 4 min walk
  • Bizzie Lizzies Fish and Chips - 4 min walk
  • Oakley's Grill & Pizzeria - 5 min walk
  • The Narrow Boat - 5 min walk

About this property

The Railway

3-star bed & breakfast with free breakfast and restaurant
This smoke-free bed & breakfast features a restaurant, a bar/lounge and concierge services. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, a computer station, wedding services and a porter/bellboy are on-site. This bed & breakfast has 6 rooms.
The Railway offers 6 forms of accommodation. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property

Safety measures

Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • Free off-site parking

Food and drink

  • Free breakfast available
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar


  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Luggage storage
  • Porter
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • English

Business services

  • Computer station


  • Smoke-free property

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Check-in from 2:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Early check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10:30 AM


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Payment types at the property

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

This property caters to LGBTQ guests
This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly)

Property is also known as

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Rating 5 - Excellent. 41 out of 57 reviews
5 - Excellent 72%
Rating 4 - Good. 15 out of 57 reviews
4 - Good 26%
Rating 3 - Okay. 0 out of 57 reviews
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Rating 1 - Terrible. 1 out of 57 reviews
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Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Nice trip to Skipton
This is very nice and friendly hotel. Bed and bath are so comfortable. The landlady is very nice and treats guests as friends. The location is central of Skipton with ease access to castle woodland and famous canal walk.
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2021

5/5 Excellent

Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Very pleasant
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Lovely old pub but really modern rooms, only 3mins walk from the train station, helpful staff, they made me a breakfast bun, at 0630 as didn't have time for a full breakfast due to getting the train, it is in a nice quiet area and had a great nights sleep, would use again,
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
A lovely clean immaculate place, lovely staff.
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2020