Best Beer Gardens in Yorkshire

Best Beer Gardens in Yorkshire

In celebration of National Beer Day, we’ve rounded up the best beer gardens around Yorkshire. So wherever you are you can spend a lovely day enjoying some great beer and soaking up the sun, if it ever appears!

 

The Fleece Inn, Barkisland – Situated in Calder Valley with stunning panoramic views from the tiled patio beer garden. Choose from a selection of Timothy Taylors, Saltaire’s Yorkshire Blonde and Black Sheep, as well as beers from Ossett Brewery, Little Valley and Goose Eye. If you go on a Sunday, try one of their delicious Sunday roasts with local meats.

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The Horseshoe Inn, Levisham – Located in the beautiful North Yorkshire Moors National Park in a peaceful and tranquil village, this beer garden offers picturesque surroundings including the Dalby Forest. To make it a full day out, go via the North Yorkshire Moors Railway for great views, and indulge yourself with the pubs amazing deep fried Whitby haddock and chips.

 

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The Bull Inn, West Tanfield – On the banks of River Ure near Masham, enjoy a locally brewed pint in this sun trapped beer garden, looking out of the great river views. This cosy stone-built pub is traditional and charming, and ideal for walkers with many routes nearby including the Ripon Rowel and Yoredale Way.

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The Mustard Pot, Chapel Allerton – A relaxed pub in one of Leeds’ best suburbs, known for its extremely well-tended and spacious beer garden. This pub is family friendly, and serves up an impressive menu, including pub classics as well as vegetarian meals.

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The Ship Inn, Sewerby – Nestled in a coastal village near Bridlington, this traditional pub has a unique beer garden that boasts incredible views of the North Sea. There’s always something going on here, with regular live music and the annual Beer & Music Festival on August Bank Holiday weekend.

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Waterlane Boathouse– One of Leeds’ newest additions, this pub offers a calm oasis with lovely waterside views from the outdoor seating area. Inside you’ll find exposed brick and original wooden flooring, as well as an array of beers, wines, cocktails, and delicious pizzas.

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The Dam House, Sheffield – Overlooking the Old Great Dam, this beer garden has great scenery with an open view of the water, and Crookes Valley Park. The garden has plenty of seats, is family friendly, and to top it off they serve a tasty and reasonably priced Sunday roast.

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The Vaults, Ilkley – A popular local spot in the warmer months, with a relaxed and homely feel, friendly and welcoming staff, as well as a great range of beers and wines and a well-priced food menu. The garden was refurbished last year, and cooks up a great BBQ every Friday during summer, and you can enjoy lovely views of the River Wharfe.

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The Old Bridge Inn,  Kirkstall – Run by the Kirkstall Brewery, you can expect the best real ales which can be enjoyed in the lovely beer garden, perfectly situated by the canal. Whilst the ale is a must, so is the great pub food.

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Stonegate Yard, York – Right near the stunning York Minster, but away from the hustle and bustle, this beer garden provides a haven tucked away from the city centre, with plants and lighting creating a chilled vibe. The cover over the garden also makes it great for the not so great British weather.

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Living in Leeds & it’s Best Beer Gardens

Living in Leeds & it’s Best Beer Gardens

IMG_0317A unique one bedroom apartment in the buzzing city centre of Leeds, across the road from the Trinity Centre, within a beautiful listed building full of character and history.

Property

The spacious living area makes the most of open-plan living, with a bright and airy feel due to the large, original windows and high ceilings. The space has laminate flooring making for easy cleaning, and has plenty of room for a sofa, table and chairs to enjoy sit down meals. The living area leads into the kitchen which has an integrated oven/hob, washer/dryer and fridge, providing everything you need in one convenient space.

IMG_0336The double bedroom also has large windows creating a bright space, with laminate flooring and plenty of room for storage. The modern bathroom includes a white three-piece suite with shower over bath, as well as mirror over the sink and a plug for shavers. A separate hallway leads into the three rooms of the apartment, which are already fitted with blinds/curtains, and its first floor location provides easy access.

Location

This apartment is ideally located right in the heart of Leeds city centre just off Boar Lane, with shops, bars and restaurants right on your door stop, and is across the road from the new Trinity Centre, and just two minutes down the road from the train station. This Leeds3apartment if perfect for those who want to be right in the centre of all the action in this amazing city; you’ll never be short of things to do! Leeds is packed with great shops from high street names to designer brands to unique vintage stores, and the restaurant scene caters for every possible taste, alongside a multitude of swanky bars, traditional pubs and epic nightclubs.

This apartment is perfect for those working in Leeds city centre, but also provides an easy commute to surrounding towns and cities, with the train station just a two minute walk round the corner, and regular bus services from Boar Lane or the nearby bus station. This also means in the very unlikely case you run out of things to do in Leeds or just want to explore, you can discover the surrounding suburbs and other great Yorkshire cities. Despite being a hugely popular city, you can still find great budget shops, restaurants and bars that won’t break the bank!

Best beer gardens in Leeds

Since it is National Beer Day on 15th June, we’ve found the best beer gardens in Leeds where you can enjoy a relaxing, cold drink on a summer’s day (if summer ever arrives) just a short work from this apartment!Beer garden2

Headrow House – Sister bar to the Belgrave Music Hall, this establishment has a second floor roof terrace and the third floor Kennedy Meadows overlooking the Victoria Quarter. Outside there’s loads of seating, a bar and even a kitchen where you can line your stomach with some great food. The connecting bar Redondo Beach has a pint-sized cocktail menu if you want something a little different. Beer garden3

Slate NQ – This newly relaunched bar has not one, not two, but three beer gardens, providing plenty of space even on busy days, that you can even rent out for your private party. The selection of beers served is constantly changes, as they bring in well-known breweries and hidden gems, alongside wines, spirits and cocktails.

Beer garden4Roland’s – You’ll never believe you’re on Call Lane once you’re inside this little gem; jam-packed with character, from the old brick walls to the fresh flowers on the tables. They offer a host of lagers and ales alongside a carefully curated cocktail list and just about any spirit-mixer combo you could desire. If you want to fill your belly, you have to try Roland’s frizzas; an indulgent deep fried pizza. Beer garden5

Lamb & Flag – One of the best beer gardens in Leeds, with an impressive space featuring seating downstairs and up on the sun terrace, which has an amazing view of Leeds Minster. They offer a mighty fine selection on the bar, with their own brews alongside a host of others, and a well stocked liquor shelf as well as surprisingly expansive wine range.

Beer garden6A Nation of Shopkeepers – An old favourite, with tables in the sun and under their colourful canopy, with the whole place lit up by coloured bulbs and fairy lights at night. They always have a good selection of beers on tap, whether you’re an ale or a lager drinker, and they’ve been known to mix the abundance of spirits behind the bar into the odd cocktail. Food comes in the form of Ruby Jean’s Burgers, which are perfect beer garden fodder.

Beer garden7Angelica – If you’re after cocktails, wine and sophistication, this is the place to be. Make the most of their rooftop terrace on sunny days with a view of the city centre, comfy chairs and greenery, and continue into the evening under the warmth of the heat lamps. Their summer cocktail menu has been specially designed to cut your time at the bar and give you more time in the sun, and if you’re peckish, don’t forget the raw bar – a perfect light bite on a summer’s day.