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Overview of The Durham Ox

The Durham Ox

5.0 star property

4.8/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 4.8/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast available
  • Bar
Westway, Crayke, York, England, YO61 4TE

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationThe Dutch House8 min walk
  • Popular LocationRedwood Park Fishing Lakes12 min drive
  • Popular LocationShandy Hall20 min drive
  • AirportLeeds (LBA-Leeds Bradford)66 min drive

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About this area


The Durham Ox is located in York. Redwood Park Fishing Lakes and Ampleforth College Golf Club are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those looking for area attractions can visit The Dutch House and Yorkshire Lavender. Ampleforth Abbey and Yorkshire Museum are also worth visiting. Fishing offers a great chance to get out on the surrounding water, or you can seek out an adventure with cycling, horse riding and mountain biking nearby.

What's nearby

  • The Dutch House - 8 min walk
  • Redwood Park Fishing Lakes - 12 min drive
  • Ampleforth College Golf Club - 15 min drive
  • Shandy Hall - 20 min drive
  • Byland Abbey - 23 min drive

Getting around

  • Hammerton Station - 25 min drive
  • Leeds (LBA-Leeds Bradford) - 66 min drive


  • The Angel - 4 min drive
  • TeaHee! - 4 min drive
  • The Curious Table - 4 min drive
  • The Bay Tree - 5 min drive
  • White Bear - 5 min drive

About this property

The Durham Ox

Luxury guesthouse with bar/lounge and outdoor tennis court
A restaurant, a bar/lounge and an outdoor tennis court are available at this smoke-free guesthouse. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, a meeting room, concierge services and multilingual staff are on-site. Housekeeping is not available.
The Durham Ox offers 7 accommodations.
Recreational amenities at the guest house include an outdoor tennis court.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.


English, French, German, Italian, Spanish

Property amenities


  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site

Food and drink

  • Breakfast available for a fee
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar

Things to do

  • Outdoor tennis court


  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Concierge services
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • No housekeeping
  • Porter
  • Wedding services

Business services

  • A meeting room


  • Smoke-free property

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Check-in from 3:00 PM - 9:00 PM


Check-out before 11:00 AM


Welcoming dogs only

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
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.

Property is also known as

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Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 73 out of 86 reviews
5 - Excellent 85%
Rating 4 - Good. 10 out of 86 reviews
4 - Good 12%
Rating 3 - Okay. 2 out of 86 reviews
3 - Okay 2%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 86 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 1 out of 86 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities



5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2022

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Excellent stay
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2022

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2022

3/5 Okay

Liked: Room comfort
Disliked: Cleanliness
Good but could be much better !
Lovely looking pub from the outside. Some nice staff Nice atmosphere but…… Food was average Rooms were average Drinks prices were massively inflated We drove 8 miles down the road to the Forresters Arms where the food and service was far superior and prices were much more palatable 👌
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Love it
What a great place. Lovely food. Fabulous and friendly. Fantastic all round
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2021