Introducing Feversham Arms



Formerly a coaching inn, this luxury retreat is in the chocolate-box village of Helmsley, in the beautiful North York Moors National Park. Overnight breaks at the hotel in York offer simple sophistication alongside delicious fine dining at the Weathervane restaurant, all topped off with award-winning indulgence at the Verbena Spa.

For guests looking to explore the local area, the hotel is perfectly positioned for visits to the historic city of York, and seaside towns of Whitby and Scarborough.

With an extensive history of hospitality, The Feversham Arms is also an exceptional choice for enchanting weddings, private parties and distinctive meetings and events. 


Each of the hotel's 33 bedrooms has been individually designed with comfort and luxury in mind and no two are styled the same. Ranging from standard and traditional double through to luxurious Poolside and Spa Suites, every bedroom features designer toiletries and flat-screen TVs as standard.

The selection of Suites come complete with separate sitting rooms; some also have wood-burning stoves, direct pool access or balconies with beautiful views beyond. A winning formula for guests looking for an escape away with total relaxation.


Gourmands need not fear as they won't be disappointed with the delectable offering at The Feversharm Arms Hotel.

Nestled snugly within is the elegant fine-dining Weathervane restaurant in York that boasts two AA rosettes, not to mention comfortable and cosy lounges with fireplaces to curl up alongside, and a lovely courtyard garden.

The head chef uses locally-sourced food, some of which is even foraged from the Moors themselves to create menus of seasonal delights. Ingredients are picked for freshness and harnessed with award-winning culinary skill. 

Whether it's a lunchtime snack, a traditional afternoon tea or an all singing and dancing celebratory three-course à la carte dinner, the Feversham Arms has it covered. 


The Verbena Spa is the epitome of relaxation. Perfect for couples looking for a relaxing break away or guests looking for a hideaway to experience some much needed R & R.

This award-winning retreat, offers both mind and body nourishment for guests. Taking centre stage is the resplendent outdoor heated swimming pool, which is open year round so guests can experience the tranquility of the water alongside the birds, bees, and snowflakes depending on the time of year. 

Verbena Spa features a unique heat experience, aromatherapy room, outdoor jacuzzi, monsoon shower, steam room, saunarium and foot spas alongside a menu of soothing and de-stressing treatments that use only the highest quality products, including Temple Spa.


Call our reservations team 9am - 10pm on 0330 236 2903

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Rooms at Feversham Arms

Feversham Arms hotel in York has 33 individually designed bedrooms, each reflecting simple sophistication and complete with its own personality. Rooms range from standard doubles to luxurious poolside and spa suites that will have you not wanting to leave.   

Standard Double

Located in the original part of the hotel, these rooms ooze traditional comfort and charm on the inside, with views of the street below. Each bedroom includes a fluffy bathrobe and slippers, and complimentary Temple Spa toiletries so travellers can relax and unwind.

These bedrooms are perfect for short stays in York or single travellers and a peaceful night's sleep is guaranteed.

Traditional Double

Despite what the name suggests, the Traditional Double rooms each feature six-foot wide superior king size beds for a brilliant night's sleep.

Featuring slightly more space than the standard double, no two rooms are styled the same but the style within is classically timeless with unique furnishings nestled within. 

Guests should get comfy and cosy in the incredibly comfortable bed. These bedrooms are ideal for couples enjoying a romantic escape.

Junior Suite

The Junior Suites are resplendent with stunning period features, including slanted ceilings and wooden beams that add to the charm and character of each individual room. 

Elegant and spacious, these beautiful rooms feature a separate lounge area with a comfy sofa that's perfect to curl up on and while away the hours with a good book.

Each bedroom is complete with a king-size bed and flat-screen TV making them ideal for celebrating a special occasion.

Deluxe Suite

The Feversham Arms' Deluxe suites are bursting with the character and charm that this luxury hotel in York is so well-known for. 

Bedrooms feature a king-size bed and flat screen TV, there's a spacious, separate sitting room too and some suites even feature a wood burning stove - perfect for whiling away those dark, winter nights. 

Bathrooms are all equipped with both a walk-in shower and separate bath so guests can decant the complimentary Temple Spa Toiletries and soak all their troubles away. 

Designed for complete comfort, these rooms are the perfect choice for guests seeking the next level of luxury.

Luxury Poolside Suite

As the name suggests, these stunning suites have direct access to the heated outdoor pool and courtyard so visitors can take a quick dip before retreating to complete luxury. Stay over on a balmy summer evening and guests will fell like they've been transported to a villa in the Italian countryside. 

These suites also come with a private outdoor terrace and a separate, beautifully decorated lounge area. There's a walk in shower with separate double-ended bathtub, not forgetting fluffy bathrobes and slippers for each guest and Temple Spa toiletries. 

Although a truly luxurious choice for couples, these suites are also perfect for families as the bedrooms also come with the option of a separate bed for a child in addition to the king-size bed and sofa bed. 

Luxury Spa Suite

One of the most opulent overnight stays is guaranteed with a night in a Luxury Spa Suite.

Guests will experience unrivalled south facing views from the private balcony that overlooks the courtyard, beautiful garden and heated outdoor pool. With high ceilings, these suites are bathed in light and guests are invited to stretch out on the sofa in the separate lounge area before experiencing a long, leisurely soak in the bath and retiring to the comfort and decadence of the king-size bed. 

Guests will experience a stay that is exceptional in every way. 

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Location and getting here...

Feversham Arms Hotel & Verbena Spa
1-5 High St
YO62 5AG

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Getting here

The Feversham Arms is on High Street Helmsley, off the B1257 and A170. It is around 24 miles north of York, via the B1363.
The nearest mainline train station is Thirsk.

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The Spa at feversham arms

The Verbena Spa is an award-winning retreat, offering mind and body nourishment for guests looking to revitalise and rejuvenate. The journey to relaxation has been perfected in this tranquil environment that features a variety of soothing and de-stressing treatments that use only the highest quality products, including Temple Spa.

Well-being will be restored at this luxury retreat, nestled amid the wild tranquillity of the North York Moors National Park. 

Spa Facilities

The Verbena Spa in York focuses on holistic wellness and the benefits to the mind, body and spirit are limitless.

Guests embark on a unique journey with the temperature-controlled elements of the Heat Experience, which has proven benefits. Start with the aromatherapy room that's infused with essential oils which will detoxify, cleanse the skin and relax muscles. Or perhaps experience the outdoor Jacuzzi that even boasts idyllic views of nearby 900-year old Helmsley Castle. Just a few steps away from the Jacuzzi is the outdoor heated pool, which is surrounded by twinkle lights on the terrace to provide the effect of stars in the sky.

Moving back indoors, guests can experience a burst of refreshment in the Monsoon shower; either a chilly arctic blast or the warmth of a tropical storm. Soak up the heat of the Steam Room, which is combined with an organics salt water mist to help alleviate respiratory problems, or revitalise the senses in the Saunarium, a unique middle ground between a dry sauna wet steam room. Not forgetting the foot spas, sit on the heated benches and dip your toes beneath the bubbles as your troubles fade away. 

The Verbena Spa uses the award-winning product range by Temple Spa to give each and every guest the very best in skincare, whether it's muscle energising, skin-lifting or radiance inducing. The team of professional therapists can be trusted to offer only the very best.

Hotel guests receive complimentary entry to the Verbena Spa and are welcome to benefit from the soothing properties of the Heat Experience from 3pm on the day of their arrival until 11am on the day of their departure. Naturally, complimentary robe and slippers are also included.

For non-hotel guests, the heat facilities can be experienced for up to three hours, for £25.00 per person. Availability is limited so we advise you to reserve a place sooner rather than later. 

Please note, persons under the age of 16 years are not permitted to use the Verbena Heat Experience.


Whilst the spa will nourish the mind, let's not forget the body too. The Verbena's spa-tisserie is the perfect place to grab a bite.

It offers a delectable menu with an array of options to please the palate and satisfy any craving throughout the day, so whether guests are feeling peckish, or perhaps would simply like to enjoy a tasty treat, there's plenty of choice to tantalise the taste buds. There's also complimentary iced tea on offer for guests too.

Relaxation Room

Plush pillows. Sofas to sink in to. Guests can flip through a magazine or simply nestle into a comfortable position and soak up the tranquillity as they slow down and unwind in this relaxing setting that's the epitome of calm. 



If you would like more information about spa days/ treatments at Feversham Arms, please fill out this form, call 0330 236 2903 or email [email protected]

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Dining at Feversham Arms

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Food lovers can rejoice, for they will not be disappointed at The Weathervane Restaurant in York. Eating and drinking at Feversham Arms Hotel is an experience that encapsulates tasting new flavours and sampling delicious wines in a relaxed and stimulating environment.

The head chef uses locally-sourced produce and food foraged from the North Yorkshire Moors themselves to create a truly memorable meal for diners. At the centre of many of the restaurant's AA Rosette award-winning dishes are ingredients picked for freshness, then harnessed with culinary skill to please the palate.
In the summer months or on warm, dry days, guests are encouraged to dine al fresco on the poolside terrace, for a dining experience unlike any other in North Yorkshire.

Not forgetting younger guests too as the Feversham Arms has developed a simple, nutritious and delicious menu for children aged 18 months to 12 years of age. Dishes for younger diners are created with little or no salt and are all freshly prepared. Children are invited to dine from 5.50 - 6.30pm where High Tea is served or dine alongside their family in the restaurant from 6.30 - 8pm.

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Britain’s food heritage is celebrated with seasonally-driven menus, thoughtfully curated to deliver a memorably delectable meal. Dinner is a delightful affair with a three-course à la carte menu that guarantees to delight the senses and features meat, fish and vegetarian options; the appetiser, main and dessert all burst with flavour. 

Dinner is served from 6.45pm until 9pm every evening. 

Afternoon Tea

A timeless Afternoon Tea spread is also served daily from 2pm-5pm and is the most pleasurable way to keep hunger at bay. A classically indulgent offering that's made fresh daily and features a selection of Chef's homemade delicate finger sandwiches, warm sultana and plain scones, Cornish clotted cream and seasonal jam served with a choice of Taylors of Harrogate Tea or Champagne; simply divine.


Anyone looking for a quick bite or fireside lunch in York can take advantage of a sumptuous Lounge and Bar menu that serves a delectable variety of dishes ranging from snacks, small bites, big bites, sandwiches, oysters, seafood and crustacea, salads and of course a selection of delicious desserts. The menu features contemporary twists on traditional classics that are served from 12pm until 5.30pm each day.

Private Dining

Guests looking to mark a special event or celebration can take advantage of the fantastic private dining experiences on offer at the Feversham Arms.

A selection of sumptuous seasonal set menus are available to choose from or alternatively, the Head Chef can create a bespoke menu - not to mention the extensive wine list that's on offer too should guests wish for Feversham to curate a drinks menu to compliment the meal.

There are a selection of private dining rooms in York available for private hire, which include The Snug that can accommodate between 20 - 30 guests, The Private Dining Room, suitable for 24 - 30 guests, and the more intimate Boardroom for parties of up to 16. 


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For booking reservations please call 0330 236 2903 or email us at [email protected]

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Weddings at feversham arms

The Feversham Arms Hotel is the ideal wedding venue in York for an intimate, bespoke wedding. A private courtyard with a terrace, a heated outdoor pool and an enchanting garden are all available to provide the perfect backdrop to your special day.

All couples will be designated a personal coordinator who will be by their sides every step of the way to ensure all that's left to do for the happy couple is to relax and enjoy their big day.

The hotel and spa is available for exclusive use if required, so couples can welcome guests to their own private estate. 

More intimate weddings with numbers from two to 70 guests are also available. Depending on preference, there's the cosy library (maximum of six guests) for a more intimate ceremony, or the beautiful Churchill Suite for up to 30 guests. For larger weddings, the Weathervane Restaurant is perfect for up to 70 guests.

When wedding guests arrive, the team at The Feversham Arms Hotel & Spa will be on hand for whatever is needed, and beds will be made with comfy linens and plush pillows – a warm welcome really does await.

A bespoke wedding package designed to reflect individual personalities can be created with wedding day package prices starting from £125 per person. Exclusive use prices start from £13,500.

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If you would like more information about weddings at Feversham Arms, please fill out this form, call 0330 236 2903 or email [email protected]

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Meetings & EVENTS at feversham arms

The Feversham Arms Hotel is ideal for executive boardroom-style meetings. The event spaces are fully equipped and come complete with exceptional service and generous hospitality so the next business meeting is guaranteed to be a success. 

For anyone looking to benefit from an off-site experience, the hotel is happy to arrange a variety of stimulating outdoor activities, including 4x4 driving, clay pigeon shooting, quad biking, horse riding, golf, fishing, and even Farmyard Olympics for more adventurous groups.

Meeting Spaces

The Boardroom is where the big decisions get made. The meeting space in York has a maximum capacity of 24 delegates theatre style, or 16 boardroom, with an abundance of natural light and high-speed Wi-Fi.

The Churchill Suite is perfect for larger groups of up to 35 (theatre style). It has an elegant feel and offers a warm and inviting setting for a delicious meal and important conversation. It can accommodate 24 private diners and cabaret style too.

With its exposed stone walls and mood lighting, The Snug is perfect for corporate dinners catering up to 20 guests on one large table.


If you would like more information about meetings and events at Feversham Arms, please fill out this form, call 0330 236 2903 or email [email protected]

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