Beverley is a fascinating market town and the county town of the East Riding of Yorkshire, it is found between the River Hull and the Westwood, it is renowned for its chief feature Beverley Minister and architecturally noteworthy religious buildings as well as the Beverley Racecourse and the lively market place. The town dates back 1300 years and offers its many visitors a wonderful selection of Beverley Guest Houses that are tailor made to suit the business guest, family groups, the honeymoon couple and the long term visitor.
The town’s main market day is on Saturday and this is when the whole town likes to gather to browse the many stalls showcasing local arts and crafts. Beverley has a busy yearly calendar filled with many music festivals, there is the Beverley Folk Festival held in June, the Early Folk Festival in May and the Jazz Festival in August, the year is interspersed with comedy workshops, the annual literature festival, the puppet festival and the Kite festival.
Sporting wise it is best known for horse racing with its permanent race course dating back to 1690. The town is dotted with a host of public houses the oldest one dating back to 1530 and is one of the last pubs in the world to use authentic gas lighting. It has been voted as one of the best town's in which to live in the UK.
Given the towns excellent historic background it is not surprising that many of the Beverley guest houses are located within the arms of some of the most delightful historic buildings each offering a unique ambience and tale. Beverley guest Houses are structured to suit varying audiences, those staying in Beverley for an extended period may enjoy the long term stay apartments found within the grand guest houses, these offer guest independent kitchenettes, dining areas and seating areas as well as the convenience of the services of the Beverley guest house.
The Boutique Beverley guest houses are found behind high walls, down leafy lanes and may be cloaked in antiquity but will surprise the visitor with modern interiors detailed with splashes of vivid colours and vast artworks, modern sculptures and en suite bedrooms that are individually designed offering stunning views of the city and surrounds.
Family guest houses welcome the entire family and sometimes pets as well and offer connecting rooms with cribs and high chairs. Mornings are welcomed in traditional dining rooms and prepare the day with hearty full English Breakfasts or continental breakfasts followed by aromatic coffees and fresh pastries.
The Country guest houses surrounding the town offer beautiful views and country pursuits such as walking, hiking, horse riding and fishing, these grand residences may be approached by sweeping gravel driveways through avenues of trees to impressive entrances home to antique, huge oil paintings, ornate light fittings and large bowls of fresh flowers. These establishments are often the choice of the honeymoon couple and those on a weekend getaway.