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Byways Boutique B&B Knaresborough

Byways Shortsill Lane, Knaresborough HG5 0RT England
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SEARCH BYWAYSFLAXBY TO BOOK DIRECT. Byways is a luxury boutique B&B ideally placed in the quiet hamlet of Flaxby, a few miles from Knaresborough, Harrogate and York. Three beautifully decorated individual en-suite rooms allow you to experience exotic luxury in the heart of North Yorkshire. The Africa Suite is an extremely spacious, warmly decorated room with beautiful open views and a large luxurious en-suite bathroom. With its super comfortable King size bed, in addition to a sofa that converts into a comfortable Double bed, the room is perfect for either a couple or a family. Egypt is a beautiful bright, warmly decorated room, which can be set up with a huge Super King bed, or two Single beds - perfect for a couple, or friends wishing to share a room. Situated on the ground floor, this room has access to the garden. Mexico is a lovely warmly decorated room, with a super comfortable Double bed, its own en-suite bathroom, and access to the quiet country garden with fabulous open views.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Hiking
Board games / puzzles
Books, DVDs, music for children
Children's television networks
Non-smoking hotel
Street parking
Wifi
Complimentary Instant Coffee
Complimentary tea
Special diet menus
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Highchairs available
Outdoor furniture
Private check-in / check-out
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Seating area
Separate dining area
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Bottled water
Coffee / tea maker
Cable / satellite TV
Sofa bed
Walk-in shower
Clothes rack
Iron
Private bathrooms
Refrigerator
Electric kettle
Flatscreen TV
Radio
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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FrequentFlier766155 wrote a review Jan 2024
Formby, United Kingdom1 contribution
Sorry for delay in writing this review but have been so busy and poorly. This B&B is one of the cleanest, relaxing and friendly places we have stayed in. The lovely Caroline is friendly and welcoming, breakfast is excellent and plentiful. We will return in a heartbeat Thank you so much for a fabulous stay .
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Date of stay: November 2023
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Response from Caroline Greenhalgh, Owner at Byways Boutique B&B Knaresborough
Responded 19 Jan 2024
Thank you so much for your lovely review, sorry to hear you have been poorly. It was our pleasure to meet you and we look forward to welcoming you back at some point in the future. 😀
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Elaine W wrote a review Jan 2024
Liverpool, United Kingdom4 contributions
A beautiful relaxing stay, Caroline the owner just can't do enough for you 5*...Beautiful rooms, exceptional breakfast 👌 Come and go as you please, perfect! Can't recommend this B&B enought, you'll love it ♥️ Can't wait to return!!
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Date of stay: January 2024
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Response from Caroline Greenhalgh, Owner at Byways Boutique B&B Knaresborough
Responded 9 Jan 2024
Thanks for your lovely review Elaine, it was a pleasure to meet you and William and we hope to see you again at some point in the future. Cheers, Caroline x
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Jenny C wrote a review Dec 2023
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We were met with a very warm welcome by Caroline, we spent 3 nights there, the weather was freezing but the place was lovely and cosy breakfast was great, loved the little touches like chocolates in our room along with a welcome card, nothing was too much trouble for Caroline or Darren and we will definitely be back. Jenny and Tom.
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Date of stay: December 2023
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Response from Caroline Greenhalgh, Owner at Byways Boutique B&B Knaresborough
Responded 17 Dec 2023
Thank you so much for your lovely review, very much appreciated and it was our pleasure having you stay with us. Look forward to seeing you again. Cheers, Caroline ☺️
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Therese B wrote a review Oct 2023
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This is an upmarket bed and breakfast. The owner contacted me prior to the visit to check on any allergies. The tasty breakfast included gluten free sausages and homemade jam. It is a short drive or long walk to a pub.
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Date of stay: September 2023
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Response from Caroline Greenhalgh, Owner at Byways Boutique B&B Knaresborough
Responded 22 Oct 2023
Thank you for your review Therese, it was so lovely to welcome you at Byways as part of your visit to the UK from Australia and we are so pleased you enjoyed your stay. Very much hope to welcome you back the next time you are over. Caroline 😊
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CDWITCL wrote a review Sept 2023
Crewe, United Kingdom12 contributions15 helpful votes
One of the best B&B's we have ever stayed in. We stayed in the Africa suite which was a very large room with excellent views across the back gardens and into the surrounding countryside. The breakfast was excellent and cooked to order, one of the best we have tasted with locally sourced produce. Our host Caroline was attentive to all our needs and provided exceptional advice and guidance on how to make the most out of local towns including Knaresborough and Harrogate. Will definitely recommend to friends and family.
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Date of stay: September 2023
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Response from Caroline Greenhalgh, Owner at Byways Boutique B&B Knaresborough
Responded 6 Sept 2023
Thank you for your review Chris, it was a pleasure to meet you and Bev and we are so pleased you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for recommending us to your family and friends - we hope to welcome you back at some point in the future :0)
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Esther W wrote a review Sept 2023
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So welcoming and lovely, rooms clean and everything we needed for a short stay. Beautiful surroundings we stayed in the Egypt room and was lovely having door going out into the garden. Breakfast was delicious and the best I have had in a very long time. I’m already recommending this B&B to friends and family. Caroline was a brilliant host and nothing was too much!!
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Date of stay: September 2023Trip type: Travelled with family
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Response from Caroline Greenhalgh, Owner at Byways Boutique B&B Knaresborough
Responded 6 Sept 2023
Thank you for your lovely review Esther, it was our pleasure to welcome you and Scott. Thank you for recommending us to your family & friends - we look forward to welcoming you back at some point in the future :0)
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Carole H wrote a review Sept 2023
Caerphilly, United Kingdom19 contributions3 helpful votes
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Caroline ( owner ) goes out of her way to give you a special time. It was for our 50th anniversary and we have stayed before + knew it would be nice. When we went into our room there was a btl of prosecco + 2 glasses in the fridge for us. Also a lovely card. The breakfasts are so good + fine tuned to your needs. Some products are home grown + she makes her own jam. We even had an anniversary song played as we entered the breakfast room. The sign in the entrance hall says .. Arrive has a guest + leave as a friend 🤗 Very true We always stay in the Egyptian room which gives you access onto the decking + lovely garden. Knaresborough is only 15 mins away Will definitely return 😊
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Date of stay: August 2023
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Response from Caroline Greenhalgh, Owner at Byways Boutique B&B Knaresborough
Responded 3 Sept 2023
Ahh thanks so much for your lovely review Carole, it was our absolute pleasure and a privilege that you & Mike chose us to celebrate such a special milestone in your lives. Huge congrats again and hope to welcine you for a 3rd time in the not too distant future ☺️☺️
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Paul B wrote a review Aug 2023
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My wife and i have stayed in a few B & B's .The Byeways Boutique is by far the best ever. We stopped in the Africa room which was superb,the hosts Caroline & Darren were brilliant ,nothing was to much trouble,breakfast was delicious . Great quiet location for exploring the local attractions of Knaresborough, Harrogate and York to name a few .Would definitely stay again .
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Date of stay: August 2023
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Response from Caroline Greenhalgh, Owner at Byways Boutique B&B Knaresborough
Responded 1 Sept 2023
Thanks for your review Paul it was so lovely to meet you & Sharon, very glad you enjoyed your day so much. Hope to see you again in the future 😊
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kevin0701 wrote a review Aug 2023
Hailsham, United Kingdom23 contributions6 helpful votes
An amazing bed and breakfast with nothing whatsoever to fault. Caroline and Darren are perfect hosts, on hand for anything you need. Flaxby is a peaceful place, minutes from Knaresborough and Harrogate and half an hour from York, so it’s ideally situated for exploring the area. We had the “Egypt” and “Africa” rooms, both spotless, spacious and beautifully furnished. Much has been said on previous reviews about the breakfasts, suffice to say it’s all true! Finally, you also get to meet the adorable Charlie the Cockapoo. Thank you Caroline and Darren for a wonderful stay, we very much hope to return.
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Date of stay: August 2023Trip type: Travelled with family
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Response from Caroline Greenhalgh, Owner at Byways Boutique B&B Knaresborough
Responded 12 Aug 2023
Thanks for your great review Kevin, it was our pleasure meeting you and your family and, of course, Mabel! We very much hope to welcome you back at some point in the future. Charlie is still enjoying chasing the ball he "borrowed" from Mabel. Take care until the next time. Cheers, Caroline :0)
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bjdigg wrote a review Jul 2023
Liverpool, United Kingdom347 contributions84 helpful votes
This was our second visit to this lovely B&B situated in a small hamlet Flaxby about 3 miles out of Knaresborough. We received a lovely warm welcome from Caroline, Darren and Charlie the dog who was very happy to see us again and our dog Jess. Caroline is the perfect host, nothing was too much trouble and she always had time for a chat. We stayed in the Egypt room on the ground floor with patio doors which Jess loves that she can go outside and enjoy the lovely garden and play with Charlie. Breakfast was again fantastic and love the homemade jam. Thank you again for a lovely stay and we are already looking forward to coming back next year
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Date of stay: July 2023
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Response from Caroline Greenhalgh, Owner at Byways Boutique B&B Knaresborough
Responded 26 Jul 2023
Thanks so much fo ryour lovely review Belinda, it was great to see you and Barry again and Charlie enjoyed his plays with Jess. Looking forward to welcoming you back next year. Until then, take very good care. Cheers, Caroline :0)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Byways Boutique B&B Knaresborough
Which popular attractions are close to Byways Boutique B&B Knaresborough?
Nearby attractions include River Nidd Waterside Walk (3.0 miles), Knaresborough Castle (2.9 miles), and Dunesforde Vineyard (4.5 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Byways Boutique B&B Knaresborough?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at Byways Boutique B&B Knaresborough?
Top room amenities include a flat screen TV, a refrigerator, and a seating area.
What food & drink options are available at Byways Boutique B&B Knaresborough?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, complimentary tea, and free instant coffee during their stay.
Is parking available at Byways Boutique B&B Knaresborough?
Yes, free parking and street parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Byways Boutique B&B Knaresborough?
Conveniently located restaurants include The Lime Tree Inn, The Malt Shovel, and The Guy Fawkes Arms.
Are there any historical sites close to Byways Boutique B&B Knaresborough?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Mother Shipton's Cave (3.2 miles).