Situated on the banks of the River Wharfe, the historic town of Wetherby has a lot to offer, from walks to cafés and even the odd horse race. Why not do something a little different one weekend and take a break in Wetherby.
Where to Stay
You won’t be short of places to stay in Wetherby whether you opt for a hotel, a cosy B&B or even a spa. Take a look of some of these superb places to stay;-
The Four Gables Bed and Breakfast
Situated on Oak Lane, Boston Spa; this unique grade 2 listed home has been transformed into a wonderful place for the public to stay. With both self-catering cottages and B&B rooms available. Set on half an acre of land this homely environment will create the perfect backdrop to your weekend in Wetherby.
Wood Hall Hotel & Spa
If you fancy a night of luxury and some spa relaxation, book a room at Wood Hall Hotel and Spa. With 44 rooms available, this stately home set in the tranquil Yorkshire countryside is definitely a perfect spot to wind down for the weekend.
If you’re looking for something more practical the Days Inn situated on Junction 46 of the A1 in Wetherby is a great place to get your head down after a busy day. If you’re in Wetherby for the Horseracing, Days Inn is a convenient 1.5 miles away from the racecourse!
What to do
You won’t be short of activities in Wetherby whether you want a jam-packed weekend or prefer to take it a little easier there is something for everyone.
Wetherby Racecourse attracts hundreds of visitors each year all looking for a great day out! Wetherby racecourse is home to a series of competitive races throughout the winter and summer months. With a number of dates throughout the year, make sure your weekend in Wetherby falls on a race weekend for a guaranteed great day out.
Kanyu Escape Room
Fancy a challenge? Escape rooms have become a global phenomenon over recent years and Wetherby is not one to miss a trend. Kanyu Escape room at South Lodge has been named Yorkshires top escape room. Why not immerse yourself in these African Inspired Escape Rooms on your weekend away and see if you can make it out!
If the sun is shining, head down to Stockeld Park for an adventure filled weekend. Nestled in the woodland, the 2000 acres of land is home to host of activities to keep the whole family entertained. Whether it be getting lost in the maze, finding your inner superhero at laser tag or simply enjoying the scenery, there is something for everyone.
Where to Eat
From cafés to takeaways, to restaurants, Wetherby has it all- take a look at some of our top picks.
Who can say no to fish and chips? The original Wetherby Whaler is a must when you’re in the area. Their famous fish and chips are the perfect way to end a day of wandering in Wetherby, why not grab a takeaway and enjoy them down by the river!
Fancy a little more spice? Mango vegetarian Indian restaurant situated on Bank Street prides themselves on delivering delicious, home cooked food with a modern twist. Every dish served in Mango is a unique recipe, cooked with passion.
Pomfrets of Wetherby
If it’s a lunchtime snack you’re after head to Pomfrets of Wetherby, choose between a range of hot and cold sandwiches. Enjoy one of their freshly baked cakes and scones in their cosy café! Their winning menu is popular with the locals and visitors to the area; we definitely recommend you give it a try!
Don’t tell the Duke
If you’re looking for something a little unique whether it be day or night, head down to down tell the Duke on Bank street- you’ll be in for a treat! Priding themselves on their ‘innovative dishes and opulent cocktails’ their menu is definitely a must try, whilst their collection of 120 spirits, 60 wines and 14 draught lines will definitely keep you busy all night!
A weekend is Wetherby is the perfect escape from a busy working week, take a stroll down the river or get engrossed in escape rooms, followed by a winning meal in one of Wetherby’s many independent restaurants! However, you choose to spend your weekend we’re sure you’ll be impressed by Wetherby!