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Population: 18000
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The market town of Guisborough stands at the northern edge of the North York Moors National Park, one of the few large settlements in the area – it had a population of 18,108 at the 2001 census. Although since local government reorganisation in the 1970s the town is officially in Cleveland, and these days it largely serves as a dormitory town for nearby Middlesbrough, Guisborough is still Yorkshire at heart. Guisborough was mentioned in the Domesday Book, and its greatest monument dates from Norman times. Gisborough Priory (the spelling is correct – several of the landmarks in the town retain the old form without the U) though in ruins is a majestic sight, illustrating that when Robert de Brus founded it for the Augustinians in 1119 the area was a very wealthy one. Access to the town is easy, as it is located on the A171 Middlesbrough to Whitby route, or drivers can use the A172 from the A19 to avoid Middlesbrough. The town still has its own style, with the main shopping area of Westgate retaining many shops of character, various other old streets leading off it repaying the explorer with similarly specialist outlets a world away from the identikit High Street too often found elsewhere. As well as the Priory sightseers may wish to visit Tockett’s Mill, a four-floor water-driver corn-mill restored to its past glory. Pinchinthorpe Hall Brewery is another venue of note in the area, brewing organic ales from its own spring water. The Cleveland Way passes the town to the south and east, but for those wanting less daunting hikes Guisborough Forest has trails criss-crossing it, and its own cliff – Highcliffe – where the ground rises steeply. And of course there are the innumerable walks of the National Park within easy reach to the south of Guisborough, and to the north the coast with many places of beauty worth seeking out.


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Guisborough Hall (0.76 miles)

Guisborough Hall

This elegant grade II listed building is a magnificent country house hotel set on the edge of the North Yorkshire Moors, and just outside the market town of Guisborough. Of the hotel’s 71 bedrooms, 19 ... More | visit website

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The Fox and Hounds (1.93 miles)

The Fox and Hounds
This fine establishment has returned back to traditional family values and is run by the Firbanks, a local family with extensive knowledge of the area having lived here for generations. The four of them ... More | visit website
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Premier Inn Middlesbrough Guisborough (2.73 miles)

Ideally located within easy reach of the A19. For shops and local amenities Guisborough town centre is only 6 miles away. Our Middlesbrough South (Guisborough) Premier Inn has everything you'd expect, incredibly comfy beds in every ... More | visit website
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Whinstone View Lodges (4.29 miles)

Whinstone View Lodges
Log Cabins for 2 people (Double bed Only)
We have Three double room Lodges: Bazare, Zoffony & Roma each perfect for a romantic night with a loved one.
Intelligent mood lighting immediately creates an inviting atmosphere...
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The Ship Inn (4.30 miles)

We are a family owned and ran business and strive hard to offer good food, accommodation, live music and events in a relaxing atmosphere. You have a wide selection of food to choose prepared by our ... More

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The Spa Hotel (4.88 miles)

The Spa Hotel

The Spa Hotel, with 28 restored traditional style en-suite bedrooms, is prominently situated overlooking the sea with unrivalled panoramic views of Hunt Cliff, the North Sea and beautiful surrounding countryside.Enjoy a relaxing drink in Ridley's ... More | visit website

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Luxury Apartments Middlesbrough (5.08 miles)

Luxury Apartments Middlesbrough

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"Sleep with us tonight" represents the chance to staying an exclusive and high quality development of apartments and in the picturesque village of Nunthorpe, a long established and desirable residential ... More

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Hunley Hall Golf Club & Hotel (5.64 miles)

Hunley Hall Golf Club & Hotel
Situated near Middlesbrough, Stockton and Whitby, Hunley Boasts, hotel has recently refurbished public areas,stunning views of the North Yorkshire Coast, a championship golf course and offers locally sourced food, friendly attentive service and complimentary WiFi.

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Springdale House (5.66 miles)

Springdale House
Springdale House is the ideal destination for a mid-week, or weekend break. If you are working in the area you can have all your comforts of home, flat screen tv in your room and free ... More | visit website
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The Central Hotel (5.76 miles)

The Central Hotel
We are a family run bed & breakfast located just minutes from Redcar front and 15 minutes from Middlesbrough and its links. We have 19 rooms available all year round and we welcome contractors; holiday ... More | visit website

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