Active Pursuits @ The Countryman's in 2014

New for 2014

Holiday with your horse

The Countryman's Inn can now offer stabling & private paddocks adjacent to the pub. You can now visit and enjoy the lovely Lower Wensleydale with your horse or pony.

Stay at our AA 3 Gold Star rated inn, enjoy the comfort of our modern, recently refurbished en suite rooms, our extensive a la carte menu and cask marque ales and know your favourite is comfortable close by in his/her own accommodation!

We can now offer up to 4 separate loose boxes with 4 separate paddocks of between one and five acres, with water, bedding and feed included for £10.00 per horse per night. The paddocks are fully fenced, each adjacent the pub, offering ready and easy access and each with its own water supply. All the paddocks offer easy and immediate access to local bridleways. The bridleways of Ride Yorkshire are easily accessed by road to allow a wide area of choice. Both the Yorkshire Dales and North Yorkshire Moors National Parks are within easy reach.

For more information to plan your riding please visit the Ride Yorkshire link below & click Ride the Dales link.

  In 2014 The Countryman's will also be able to offer the following accompanied activities during the appropriate seasons & by prior arrangement & agreed cost. Please contact Tony, directly on 01677 450554 to idenrify specific dates & costs.

 Dry Fly Fishing on the River Ure & picnic lunch

Fish the beautiful River Ure in the Dales National Park for either grayling or wild brown trout. The pub can offer accompanied fishing on a choice of beats. This is available for one rod per day. It is the responsibility of the guest to have the necessary licences & will be asked to evidence this. All fish will to be returned at the time of the catch.

Driven Pheasant Shooting with picnic lunch

Enjoy a relaxed & friendly days mixed shooting in Lower Wesleydale. Expected bag 50 to 80 birds including pheasant, partridge, possible woodcock, wild duck & goose. No ground game. This is available on a pre booked, pre paid basis for one gun per day. Expirienced & safe guns only. No dogs are required as you will be allocated a specific picker up. It is the responsibility of the guest to have the necessary licences & insurances.


The Olive Tree @ The Countryman's is happy to offer a Fisherman's or Game Special Degustation dinner as a pre booked optional extra.