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Mickley Bed & Breakfast, Ripon

Mickley B&B,
Highbank Cottage,
North Yorkshire

01765 635418

Mickley Bed & Breakfast, Ripon

"Probably the best bed and breakfast in North Yorkshire"


Mickley B&B is a luxury Bed and Breakfast 5 miles north west of the historical city of Ripon. Mickley is one of the most traditional and unspoilt villages in Nidderdale's AONB and is situated between the North York Moors and The Yorkshire Dales. Mickley Bed and Breakfast is a Certificate of Trip Advisor Excellence Winner, and in the top-performing 10% of all businesses worldwide on which is something we are very proud of. We are perfectly situated for cyclists when cycling the Way of the Roses, secure cycle storage is available and a place to dry off wet clothes. Please note there is a two night minimum stay.


Rooms & Rates


Our Bedrooms at Mickley B&B come with the following as standard


- The finest Egyptian cotton bed linen.


- Feather and down duvets and pillows - Non-feather on request.


- A tea tray with kettle, selection of teas, coffee, hot chocolate and biscuits as well  as a carafe of freshly filtered water.


- Large white Egyptian cotton towels and white Egyptian cotton dressing gowns.

Ample drawer and hanging space. Two hot water bottles. A hair dryer.


The Amber Suite (£95 per night/room)


King size pocket sprung bed (zip-and-link so can be twin beds), dressing table, digital television with radio & DVD. An en suite bathroom with a bath and hand-held shower attachment, basin and loo, dressing gowns, disposable bath hats and quality toiletries. Walk through to a sitting / dressing room with arm chair & sofa, a second digital television with DVD, a trouser press and a desk-table and chair.


The Blue Room (£85 per night/room)


Twin pocket-sprung beds, dressing table, digital television with radio and DVD, dressing gowns and an arm chair. Own private bathroom just over the landing, with a bath and shower over, basin, loo, disposable bath hats and quality toiletries.


The Sitting Room


...where you can unwind after a long day with a cup of tea and read a book, watch television or a DVD, play cards, chess or backgammon or even just sit and chat! If it is a nice evening, go out through the French doors on to the veranda and sit at the table under the sun umbrella - or if it's cold and damp, relax in front of the log fire. See a photograph of the veranda on our Eating In/Out page above.


The Dining Room


...where you'll enjoy being pampered with your choice of ether a Full English Breakfast or a lighter Continental Breakfast with chilled freshly squeezed orange juice, an assortment of teas or a steaming pot of freshly ground coffee with a log fire in the hearth if the weather permits!


Breakfast at Mickley's


Wherever possible we get local ingredients. When our neighbours’ free range hens are laying we buy their delicious rich eggs. When they’re not, we get wonderful free range eggs from one or two places locally. Our sausages, bacon and black pudding are all bought locally from Paul Dennis at ‘Masham Sausages’ just outside Ripon and they have won awards for their sausages. Our coffee beans are sent up from London, so I am afraid they are neither local nor home made! Should you require something extra for breakfast, like fresh fruit, please just ask when booking your room.


Our earliest breakfast sitting is 07:30 and our latest is 09.00, unless otherwise pre-arranged.


Up to 6pm the night before, we can get you a newspaper of your choice for you to read with your breakfast.


Eating in or Eating out


Treat yourselves, we would be delighted to cook you a delicious, candle lit evening meal. We also have a selection of local spots to enjoy a meal out, please see below.


Evening meals at Mickley B&B


By prior arrangement only we would be delighted to cook you a delicious, candle lit evening meal.


We cook two, three or four courses and the prices vary accordingly, so please enquire for further information.


Packed lunches


Available on request, please ask for details. Pre-ordered only.

Mickley Bed & Breakfast, Ripon