Welcome to the Black Swan Ravenstonedale

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Valentines Day: ‘Treat That Someone Special’
To celebrate Valentine’s Day, we are running a set menu alongside our al a carte, full of Black Swan signature dishes, initially from the 14th-16th Feb. Download menu.

Welcome to the Black Swan Hotel, Ravenstonedale, owned and run by Alan and Louise Dinnes and our fantastic team of staff for the past 10 years. We are situated in the beautiful conservation village of Ravenstonedale in the Eden Valley below the Howgill Fells. We are in an ideal position for exploring the Cumbrian Lake District, Yorkshire Dales and Co. Durham. Alternatively guests can enjoy a warm and welcoming stop whilst travelling through the area.

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The hotel is ideally located to enjoy local walks, relax in our lovely riverside garden, with resident red squirrels, play the nearby 9-hole Riverside golf course (loan clubs available), enjoy a game of tennis on the village court or why not hire one of our bicycles (helmets provided). Free wireless broadband is also available in the bars and lounge.

We are featured in Sawdays 'Special Places to Stay', Michelin 'Eating out in Pubs' and 'The Good Hotel Guide'. In addition the high standards of hospitality we strive to achieve has been widely recognised by the many awards we have consistently achieved over recent years. We are rightly proud of our achievements.

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We are proud of our food and are constantly working to improve our selection and source new, local ingredients to add to our ever changing, seasonal menu.

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All our rooms are en-suite and have been fully refurbished to provide beautiful, traditional, individually designed and comfortable accommodation.

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The Black Swan was recently awarded the Sawdays Nicely Priced Award 2016. We are proud of this fantastic achievement in a competition which involved more than 300 hotels.

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Our prices are per room per night based on 2 persons sharing with options for single occupancy. A hearty Cumbrian breakfast with a buffet alternative is included.

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Our seasonal offers are published on our website but you can sign up to receive our Special Offers Newsletter to receive details of our offers as soon as they are available.

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We cater for many types of meetings, functions and celebrations. Functions are supported by our two dining rooms, bars and a large garden. We also cater for weddings.

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Whats On

We host events at Christmas, Easter and other times. Activities include music festivals, parties and other celebrations. In summer BBQ parties are available in our gorgeous garden by arrangement.

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The Eden Valley is a designated area of outstanding natural beauty which lies between the Lake District National Park and the Yorkshire Dales National Park.

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The Black Swan is located in Ravenstonedale, a picturesque village near the market town of Kirkby Stephen in the Eden Valley in Cumbria.

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