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Reviewed 20 October 2016

The Gallery has kept its original character and even though you’re in the centre of Thirsk you feel as if you are “getting away from it all”. Kathryn, the owner, has a keen eye for detail. Top quality breakfasts, comfortable rooms, well worth a visit if you are staying in Thirsk.

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Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed 11 October 2016

What a delightful place to stay. We arrived and were welcomed by our host. She was wonderfully friendly and welcoming. I particularly liked that we had a couple of other bedding options, not just a duvet, but a sheet if we wanted it - which we did as it was quite warm. Breakfast was delicious and generous.

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KathrynCollington, Owner at The Gallery Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you! It was a pleasure having you stay with us! We like to offer lots of options with bedding - duvet, spare sheet, extra blanket, bedspread - so hopefully our guests are never too hot or too cold! More 

Liverpool, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 8 October 2016

We booked into the Gallery for a two night stay, and were so pleased to find this lovely Bed & Breakfast accommodation. We received a very warm welcome from Kathryn, who is a mine of information, and were shown to our very well appointed twin bedded room. There was plenty of information regarding things to do locally and further afield.... More 

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KathrynCollington, Owner at The Gallery Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for this lovely review. We're so glad you enjoyed your stay with us. I'm sorry you weren't able to rate us 'excellent' because of the parking, as you have mentioned we are perfectly located close to all amenities but this does mean we have no onsite parking (our cottage was built long before cars came along!). Parking is... More 

Dursley, England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 8 October 2016

We took all three rooms for the family, in Thirsk for a wedding. The rooms were comfortable and simply traditional with modern facilities. The attention to detail, and the little thoughtful touches, were a delight. The owners were kind and attentive to our needs, and communications before, during and after our stay were exemplary. Breakfast was comprehensive and abundant. We... More 

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KathrynCollington, Owner at The Gallery Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you! We're so pleased you had such a lovely weekend and glad that, in a minor way, we were able to add to the weekend's pleasure. More 

Otford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 29 September 2016

Have stayed at this B & B before but thought I would review it yet again as it is so very good. Everything is catered for in this lovely ancient building. Centrally located in Thirsk the rooms are very well appointed, en suite. Little extras like chocolate, biscuits, teas, coffees, free wifi, toiletries, are a few items to name but... More 

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KathrynCollington, Owner at The Gallery Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you! We're so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us once again and always good to know that our recycling efforts are appreciated. More 

Preston, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 18 September 2016

I visited The Gallery with my girlfriend to attend Thirsk Races. The hospitality shown by Kathryn and the accommodation can only described as excellent. Located within walking distance of all areas of Thirsk and easy access to car parking makes the The Gallery a must short stay. I will definitely stay in the future and recommend to my friends.

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KathrynCollington, Owner at The Gallery Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you! We are indeed ideally located for the racecourse and all amenities in the centre of Thirsk. We look forward to seeing you again in the future. More 

Duesseldorf, Germany
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Reviewed 10 September 2016

an traditional small house in the middle of the historical Thirsk, very charming, a good cooked breakfast with big choice of several different sausages. We got a room with many extras: local literature (James Heriot), self baked cookies, and a bathroom with all you might need: from soap, shampoo to body lotion. Depending on laying in the middle of the... More 

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KathrynCollington, Owner at The Gallery Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you! It was a pleasure to have you stay with us on your journey from Germany to Scotland, there and back! I'm glad you enjoyed the 'extras'. Parking is free on the road between 4pm and 10am and all day Sunday. There is also a small free car park nearby. If you wish to leave the car for any... More 

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Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

We attended a friend's wedding and stayed at the Gallery. Looks so small from the outside but it's a little gem! Gorgeous crooked Victorian style cottage inside, beautifully decorated and comfortable bed. All appliances you would need for an evening. The host was amazing and made us feel totally welcome. The breakfast in the morning was yummy! Massive selection from... More 

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KathrynCollington, Owner at The Gallery Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for this lovely review. We're so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. More 

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Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

This is the third or fourth time we have stayed at the Gallery and as usual, really enjoyed our break. The room was spotless and the breakfasts were brilliant....didn't need lunch!!. Lots to see and do in Thirsk and surrounding area...only a 20 minute train journey to York for instance. We would highly recommend the Gallery ..we are sure you... More 

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KathrynCollington, Owner at The Gallery Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you! As I have said previously it's lovely when guests return year after year, it shows that guests appreciate our hard work, and it's so nice to see familiar faces! We look forward to seeing you again! More 

Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

We have just returned from our second stay at this perfect b and b. On arrival we were greeted by Kathryn as friends rather than paying guests and this is how you are made to feel for the duration of your stay. Our room was quiet and spacious with everything you could possibly need. Room 3 at the back. Everything... More 

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KathrynCollington, Owner at The Gallery Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for this lovely review! It was lovely to see you again this year. We love it when guests return regularly, it shows we must be getting it right! See you next year! More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This charming Bed and Breakfast has a 4 star silver award and a breakfast award. It is ideally located for exploring Herriot Country, being between the Dales and the North York Moors. It is a Grade II listed cottage set in the heart of the ancient market town of Thirsk and opposite The World of James Herriot. It is a 2 minute walk to the cobbled market place with its many cafes, pubs, restaurants and independent shops. Kathryn & Steve offer beautiful accommodation and a warm welcome. All rooms are en-suite and have free wifi. Breakfast is all locally sourced or home made and all diets can be catered for. You can watch 'All Creatures Great & Small' on DVD or browse through our books of the Dales and the Moors. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Gallery Bed & Breakfast

Address: 18 Kirkgate, Thirsk YO7 1PQ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > Thirsk
Price Range: €86 - €93 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Gallery Bed & Breakfast 4*
Number of rooms: 3
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“The hotel does not have a dedicated car park, but the owners provide you with details of nearby car parks before you arrive.”
 of 5 bubbles L4619HCgeorgec, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Across the road from James Herriott's place.”
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“We had a twin bedded room on the first floor, Very quiet, great shower.”
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“We were in the back but could see no problem with the two front ones.”
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“We had room1 which was big”
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