Our group contained six males for Friday and Saturday night for accommodation whilst we did hiked the three peaks. We stayed in the bunk house and I thoroughly enjoyed my visit and hospitality at the Golden Lion. The Bunkhouse was a bunkhouse, it wasn't a five star hotel - there were 15 people in one smallish room which was used for sleeping - the two showers had hot water. This was everything we needed, so £12 a night there can be no complaints. A drying room would be useful as we got rained on for 12 hours and there were no areas to dry our wet kit in. There was an outdoor washing line that some used the following day, but if it is still raining then this would also be no use.
No one in our party had any complaints with the food, I really enjoyed mine (veg lasagne). The best thing about it was that once you had been served your food you could stack your plate up with veg, potato, etc and get a proper calorie fill, which is obviously important if you are burning 3000 calories walking!
We didn't try the breakfast, but enjoyed a perfect brekkie at the Pen-y-ghent cafe which opens at 830. Just over a fiver for a great breakfast and £1.60 for a PINT of tea. Great stuff!
The bar in the evenings was busy and the staff remained efficient and gave as good service as can be expected whilst keeping a busy pub operating smoothly.
I would stay here again as it is great cheap no frills accommodation and is perfect location for the Three Peaks walk.
- Also Known As:
- Golden Lion Hotel Horton-In-Ribblesdale, Yorkshire