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Grantley Hall

North Yorkshire, England


  • Day Spa
  • Fine Dining
  • Pets Welcome
  • Retreat
  • Super-luxe
  • Wellness


  • Hydrotherapy
  • Pool
  • Thermal Facilities

To Do

  • Cycling
  • Gymnasium
  • Hiking/walks
  • Personal training
  • Pool – Indoor
  • Pool – Outdoor
  • Yoga

Set in 38 acres of enchanting grounds and historic woodland on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales, Grantley Hall is a 5* hotel and wellness retreat that epitomises a quintessential English countryside escape. The Grade II* listed mansion house is steeped in history and has been lovingly restored to create a magnificent hotel which combines 21st century comfort with 17th century grandeur.

The picture-perfect setting of the hotel provides a tranquil backdrop for guests to enjoy. Hidden in the perfectly manicured grounds, you’ll find an English Heritage listed ornamental Japanese garden with hypnotic water features and the formal Rill Garden with a fountain and bespoke sculptures.

Offering unrivaled levels of comfort and service, the hotels boasts 47 exquisite rooms and suites, a diverse range of delicious dining options and the sort of spa and wellness facilities that are guaranteed to ensure you won’t want to leave.

The Spa

Three Graces Spa

The wellness philosophy behind the Three Graces Spa is based on balance – achieving a state of equilibrium which is unique to you, your wellbeing, your state of mind and your body’s unique needs.

The extensive and impressive combination of facilities at the Three Graces Spa are more than enough for all-day indulgence. Highlights include an 18-metre indoor pool and an indoor to outdoor vitality pool – leading to a private terrace with a bubbling cedar hot tub. The thermal circuit includes steam and sauna rooms and Yorkshire’s very first snow room.

Holistic massages and Ayurveda-inspired rituals come from the organic British spa brand ila and the multi-award-winning brand Natura Bisse provides cutting-edge treatments and facials. There’s also a whole range of beauty treatments on offer and manicures and pedicures are taken care of by Jessica for Nails at the Polishing Room.

The ELITE luxury gym and executive wellness area combines a state of the art gym with a separate strength & conditioning room equipped with a vast arrange of free-standing weights, high-tech equipment and technology. Specialist treatment facilities include an underwater treadmill, a cryotherapy chamber, altitude training facilities and a spinning and yoga studio. You’ll find a range of high-tech equipment such as Tanita and Styku body scanners and EMS suits. The highly trained team – all of whom are qualified personal trainers – are on hand to assist guests in achieving their wellness goals.

Guests have access to the Three Graces Spa Lounge which offers a delicious range of healthy, nutritious snacks and drinks throughout the day. You can relax in the comfy lounge in winter, or watch the world go by on the outdoor terrace in the summer months.

Spa Facilities

  • 18 metre indoor swimming pool
  • Indoor to outdoor vitality pool with massage jets
  • Outdoor terrace with cedar hot tub
  • Sauna
  • Steam room
  • Snow room
  • Relaxation room
  • Five treatment rooms including two couples rooms
  • Rassul clay treatment room
  • Polishing Room for manicures & pedicures
  • Three Graces Spa Lounge
  • Yoga Classes
  • ELITE Gym & Wellness Executive

Spa Products

  • natura bisse
  • ila
  • Jessica for Nails

To Stay

Grantley Hall offers 47 exquisite rooms and suites with room types ranging from Deluxe Rooms to a selection of spacious and well equipped Suites.

For the ultimate in luxury opt for one of the two Signature Suites. The Presidential Suite offers the most spacious accommodation in the hotel, with an art deco style decor creating a stunning backdrop. The suite includes a large dining area, a separate lounge, a bar area, as well as a large bedroom with an Emperor-size bed and the bathroom has a private Klafs steam room. The Royal Suite is the most romantic room available to guests – with a mezzanine sleeping area, separate dressing room and with some of the best views in the hotel overlooking the fountain and formal gardens.

Amenities in all rooms include minibars, Lavazza coffee machines and separate tea making facilities, Yorkshire snacks and homemade biscuits and a welcome drink. Rain jackets and umbrellas are provided for guests who wish to enjoy the great outdoors during their stay.

All bathrooms are clad in Italian marble with four piece bathroom suites and luxury toiletries. There are a selection of interconnecting rooms available for families and the hotel also offers two accessible rooms and two dog-friendly rooms.

Check in: 3:00 PM
Check out: 11:00 AM

To Eat

Michelin star Chef, Shaun Rankin, has returned to his Yorkshire roots to head up Shaun Rankin at Grantley Hall. Fine dining options include his ‘Taste of Home’ tasting menus.

Fletchers serves up traditional British cuisine and showcases the best of Yorkshire produce, while Restaurant EightyEight offers tempting pan-Asian dishes in a modern and vibrant design-led setting.

You can enjoy a quintessentially English afternoon tea at The Drawing Room, or sandwiches and light bites throughout the day at The Norton Bar & Lounge. In summer the Norton Terrace is an enchanting patio area next to the River Skell, ideal for al-fresco drinking and dining.

The Three Graces Spa Lounge is open daily for health and nutritious meals or a taste of indulgence in the home-made cakes that are also available.

Facilities and Activities

  • Bikes are available for guests to use
  • Croquet lawn
  • Hiking trails around the nearby countryside are available
  • History and garden tours available

For the Kids

Grantley Hall welcomes children of all ages and children’s menus are available in both Fletchers and Restaurant Eighty-Eight. Children have access to the swimming pool during specific times of the day.

Getting There

Ripon HG4 3ET

From the North – Take Junction 50 of the A1 and follow signs to Ripon. Follow signs to Fountains Abbey along the B6265. the hotel is located approximately 4 miles from Ripon with the main entrance in the dip of a hill before a small bridge. Journey is 10.3 miles by road from A1.

From the South – Take Junction 48 of the A1 and follow signs to Ripon. Then follow signs to Fountains Abbey along the B6265. The hotel is located approximately 4 miles from Ripon with the main entrance in the dip of a hill before a small bridge. Journey is 12.3 miles by road

Leeds/Bradford Airport – 21.9 miles by road (approximately 40 minutes travel time)
Durham Tees Valley Airport – 42.7 miles by road (approximately 50 minutes travel time)
Newcastle Airport – 78.4 miles by road (Approximately 1 hour and 35 minutes travel time)
Manchester Airport – 87.6 miles by road (approximately 2 hour travel time)
Liverpool John Lennon Airport – 99.2 miles by road (approximately 2 hours and 20 minutes travel time)
Doncaster Sheffield Airport – 65.2 miles by road (approximately 1 hour and 22 minutes travel time)

Main line train stations
York station – 28.9 miles by road (approximately 1 hour travel time)
Leeds station – 28.6 miles by road (approximately 1 hour travel time)

Local lines
Harrogate station – 11.2 miles by road (approximately 30 minutes travel time) . There is now a direct London to Harrogate service five times per day.
Thirsk station – 14.7 miles by road (approximately 30 minutes travel time)

Grantley Hall has a helicopter landing pad on-site and full details are available on request.