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Oxford, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2015

First stayed here in the 1990s, on my way to Teesside Airport, so chose it again to break up a journey down south. I remember it as a friendly and comfortable pub in a pleasant location. The new A1 confused me (should have updated satnav), so missed the turning off and only found the pub after a slight detour. The... More 

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Victoria J, Owner at The Buck Inn, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to post such a positive review, which will hopefully give other people a good idea of what to expect from The Buck Inn. We have taken on board your comments about the steak & ale pie, and I do agree with the fact that the current presentation is not a true pie!... More 

Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2015

We - that's myself, my wife, my two daughters and mother-in-law- stopped off here for dinner on the way back from Fountains Abbey to our holiday cottage near Reeth. I should mention that I know the landlord(s) already, and knowing how meticulous to detail the pair of them are, I had my expectations. Neither myself nor the rest of the... More 

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Victoria J, Owner at The Buck Inn, responded to this review

Thanks so much for writing such a detailed and very positive review. It was a great start to the day when I read it yesterday morning! We are really pleased that you all enjoyed your meals, and it was lovely a lovely surprise to see you all. I have passed on your compliments to the staff involved, and I hope... More 

Lockerbie
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25 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2015

Stayed for two nights, meeting with friends. Our room was recently modernised and very comfortable. Attractive village around a pretty village green, friendly pub with well-kept beer, and excellent pub food. Would highly recommend.

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Thank food_enthusiast666
Victoria J, Owner at The Buck Inn, responded to this review

Thanks very much for posting this review. We really enjoyed meeting the 4 of you, and are pleased that you enjoyed your stay. I will pass on your comments about the food to the staff involved, and we hope to see you again if you are back in the area. More 

Leeds
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for 4 nights and would highly recommend this lovely village inn. Not to be missed! Spotlessly clean rooms, slept really well, great cooked breakfast, lovely location on the village green and the staff were really helpful and friendly. Thanks for a great stay!

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Thank JDFLeeds
Victoria J, Manager at The Buck Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for giving us such a positive review. We really enjoyed looking after you all, and were glad that you were able to extend your stay. Hope to see you again at some point in the future. More 

keighley
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30 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2015

Stayed here whilst attending a wedding. We had a room on the ground floor overlooking the village green. The room was of an excellent size, extremely comfortable bed, lovely linen, fantastic bathroom and spotlessly clean. Breakfast was top class. Lovely garden area to the rear. Lovely setting and faultless.

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Victoria J, Owner at The Buck Inn, responded to this review

I have only just noticed your review, so my apologies for not having responded sooner. Thanks very much for taking the time to write a review. We are really pleased that you enjoyed your stay, and will pass your comments on to the housekeeping staff about the room. I am glad that the wedding went well, and we hope to... More 

Perth, Australia
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 June 2015 via mobile

Thank you Tony and Vicki, & all your staff for a lovely stay. It was the highlight of our trip. Good ol' customer service & warm friendliness. We even went out of our way to come back after visiting York. Nice room & modern bathroom. Free wifi, but best of all the atmosphere & ambience. Thank you also for catering... More 

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Victoria J, Owner at The Buck Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review for us, and what a super review it is! I was so touched to read it, and will make sure I pass on your comments to all the staff. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your time with us, and we were especially pleased that you took... More 

Liverpool, United Kingdom
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144 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2015

Had a lovely meal here on our way back from the Yorkshire Dales. The pub is in a wonderful setting overlooking the cricket pitch(the wall of the pub is the cricket boundary!!! I sampled the Gun Dog beer brewed locally in Northallerton. For lunch I ate fish chips and peas, my wife had the Masham Rarebit, and my daughter had... More 

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Victoria J, Owner at The Buck Inn, responded to this review

We were really glad to hear that you had enjoyed your meal, and many thanks for taking the time to write a review. Thanks for promoting David Wall's Gun Dog bitter as well. It sells really well here, and we try to support local brewers whenever possible. Talking of cricket, it was a very close match on Saturday and both... More 

boston
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2015

Stayed for two nights in the middle of March and used the place as our base for long hikes on the Dales and Yorkshire Moors with English friends . The ambience was great with log fires burning all day long , delicious and generous portions for meals and breakfast, free Wi-Fi. The staff was friendly and helpful and the bar... More 

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Victoria J, Owner at The Buck Inn, responded to this review

Thank you posting this review. It is much appreciated. We are really glad that you enjoyed your stay, and will pass on your comments about the food to the kitchen staff. Hope to see you again if you are ever in the area. More 

Richmond, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 31 March 2015

Called here on Friay 27th March at 5.30 pm.Food started at 6pm, we hadn't booked as we were on our way back from playing golf.It looked the nicest place in the local area of various maybe pubs to eat.Normally would booked before for a Friday evening.Landlord and Landlady greeted us.We decided to have a drink in the cosy bar with... More 

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Victoria J, Owner at The Buck Inn, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to write such a detailed and positive review. We were delighted to read your comments, and I will pass on your compliments to the staff who were working on the evening of your visit, and to our butcher! We hope to see you both again next time you are in the area. More 

Reading, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2015

Stayed here quite a few days over the past weeks whilst dealing with a family situation in local town. Accommodation to a very high standard, breakfast plenty of choice and beautifully cooked, Bar has a roaring log fire and good selection of local beers and reasonably priced wines. residents loungs and good wifi. Pub is situated in a traditional Yorkshire... More 

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Victoria J, Owner at The Buck Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a positive review. We are really pleased that you had a comfortable stay on the last few visits to The Buck Inn, during what has been a difficult time for both of you. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Traditional country inn overlooking the village green. Open fire and large beer garden. Food served 7 days a week, lunch and dinner. Dogs welcome in the bedrooms and bar. Recently refurbished accommodation and dining area. Good selection of locally brewed real ales. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Buck Inn

Address: The Village Green, Thornton Watlass, Bedale HG4 4AH, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > Bedale > Thornton Watlass
Hotel Class:3 star — The Buck Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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“Triple / Family room very big and good sized en-suite bathroom too.”
 of 5 bubbles 13wanderers, 23 Jun 2014 | Read review
“Be sure to ask for a room with a shower if that is important to you.”
 of 5 bubbles 844dianec, 12 Aug 2013 | Read review
“Room 8, single but wonderful view of the village green.”
 of 5 bubbles robnewarkontrent, 7 Jul 2013 | Read review
“Front view is good.........so is the back if you want a quieter room”
 of 5 bubbles gd427, 20 Nov 2012 | Read review
“Cannot comment on other rooms but ours was no- 6 small with a nice view of the garden but the beds were extremely uncomfortable and very noisy plumbing. If you like good food and ales and dont mind paying over the odds for the accommodation - stay here”
 of 5 bubbles AlanM869, 16 Sep 2012 | Read review
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