Access Statement

The Golden Fleece Hotel stands on the market square in the centre of Thirsk.

We have 26 rooms offering double, twin, and single accommodation. Extra beds to create a family room can be provided in some rooms.

We look forward to welcoming you and making your stay an enjoyable one:

We offer the following services and facilities


For assistance prior to arrival please contact the reservations team on 01845 523108

There is a taxi rank situated nearby and we can make a booking for you.

The main bus station is within easy walking distance

The railway station is within 2 miles of the hotel.

We have a website.

You can contact the hotel by telephone, fax, E-mail or in person. (see contact details below)


There is a disabled parking bay situated at the rear of the hotel.

The hotel has a level front entrance with doors that can be hooked back to hold them open.

Guests can be dropped off close to the front door and there is a dropped kerb close to the entrance to the cobbled market square.

There is a side door to the hotel with two steps and a grab rail on either side.

Parking is available on the cobbled market square with access to the front door of the hotel.

At the back of the hotel there is a level private tarmac car park with easy level access to both the front and side doors.

There is a bell at the front door of the hotel which is low enough to be reached from a wheelchair.

If you require assistance with luggage please ask at reception.

There are no lifts in the hotel.


There are no steps within the reception area.

When entering through the front door the reception desk is straight in front of you.

We are happy to help you with completion of the hotel registration card

The floor surface in the reception area is carpeted.

The front door is locked after 11.00 pm.  A key to the side door can be provided for residents. Staff will stay up to let in late guests by request.

There are two steps in the reception area and the hotel has a mobile ramp.


The main restaurant is located on the right hand side of the reception area.

There are no steps to or in the restaurant.

The restaurant is table service only. Continental Breakfast is self service with waitresses on hand to serve cooked breakfast and give assistance.

The Furniture can be moved on request

The seating is chairs with no arms.

Natural daylight is limited and there are table lamps and overhead lights. For evening meals lighting is low level with candles on the table. Lighting can be increased at certain tables if required.

We are able to cater for varying dietary needs, please advise staff on booking.


The Richmond Room

Is situated up two steps and a mobile ramp can be provided for wheelchair access.

Furniture can be moved on request

Good natural light and overhead chandeliers. In the evening tables may be lit by candles. Additional lighting can be arranged on request.

The Writing Room

At the left of the front door with level access. It has good natural daylight, table lamps and overhead lighting.


There is level access into the bar from the reception area. Within the bar there are three steps with handrails to either side.

There is a second door in the upper area of the bar with level access across to the Richmond room.


Water and food bowls can be provided for dogs on request.


The Gentlemen's toilet is on the ground floor. It has one cubicle.
There is a ladies toilet with 2 cubicles on the ground floor and another ladies toilet on the first floor.

Can be done on request


Not available within the hotel. The hotel is situated on the market square with good access to banks, supermarkets and a wide range of shops.

Leisure Facilities

Not available within the hotel. There are facilities for swimming, golf, a cinema and many attractions nearby.

Outdoor facilities

Not available


The hotel is an old building and bedrooms are located on three floors. Some floors have a slight slope.

The hotel does not have a lift.


The Ryedale Room: This charming meeting room has good natural daylight and can be arranged to suit individual occasions.

The Farmers Room: This charming meeting room has good natural daylight and can be arranged to suit individual occasions.


24 of our bedrooms are upstairs.  We have two ground floor rooms situated in the Mews area.

All bedrooms are en suite and have with televisions with remote controls

All bedrooms have tea and coffee making facilities

All bedrooms have luggage racks.

Bedding is all non feather

Flooring is short pile carpet

Lighting levels are controllable

The furniture is flexible in the rooms and items can be moved on request.

Non smoking rooms

Twin or double bed combinations are available

Housekeeping staff are aware of procedures to aid privacy in bedrooms.

Emergency procedures are clearly written in large print.

Contact Information

Address: The Golden Fleece Hotel, Market Place, Thirsk, North Yorkshire, YO7 1LL
Telephone: 01845 523108 (Mainline telephone answered 8am-11pm)
Fax: 01845 523996

Hours of operation: Open all year.

Local taxi number: 01845 524358 or 07739 302551


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Golden Fleece Hotel
The Golden Fleece Hotel ~Market Place ~Thirsk ~ North Yorkshire ~ YO7 1LL
Tel: +44 (0)1845 523108 Fax: + 44 (0) 1845 523996