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  • Swan Summertime Break

    Summer should be laid back, full of flavour and packed with fresh air fun. Make the most of the long warm days and enjoy a relaxing dinner, bed and breakfast break complete with some of our summer favourites … Early summer is a lovely time to visit “Gods own County”, the crowds have not yet arrived but […]

  • The Farndale Daffodils

    Being located in such a beautiful area there is no shortage of days out right on our doorstep, but if there is one day out we absolutely recommend in Spring it is the Farndale Daffodil walk. When the wild flowers are in bloom (March and April) there are literally thousands of daffodils covering every field and […]

  • Vintage Room

    The early bird catches the worm

    Our Winter Treat has just got even better. Stay before 31st March and enjoy dinner, bed and breakfast, tea, coffee and a cream scone on arrival and half a bottle of champagne for 2 for just £189 per room, per night. Relax and unwind in the cosiest of surroundings with plenty of delicious food and the comfiest […]

  • Take Le Tour

    Follow the route of the great Tour De Yorkshire this season and enjoy great value cycling breaks with The White Swan Inn. For mountain bikers there’s 800 miles of trail and bridleways across the North Yorkshire Moors. Dalby Forest is on our doorstep and has been host to the World Mountain Bike Championships. Stay two […]

  • Olive Magazine Review

    Another fantastic restaurant review, this time by the stylish foodie magazine, Olive (www.olivemagazine.com). “This 16th coaching inn, in Pickering, is an ideal, centrally located, stop for anyone doing a foodie tour of Ryedale. Rooms in the inn’s converted stables are clean and comfortable with squishy beds, heated stone floors and giant televisions (the DVD library […]

  • Spring has sprung

    Reasons to be cheerful.

    Spring has sprung and before long summer will be here. Hooray! We are pleased as punch that Pickering has so much to offer at any time of year, but did you know that the Tour de Yorkshire is racing through the streets of Pickering this weekend? With the opening of our very own bike store […]

  • Spring has Sprung!

    As I strolled into the White Swan this morning enjoying that crisp sunshine that makes life a lot jollier I spotted the first of our tiny little daffodils outside the restaurant.  Could it be that spring has sprung?  Or at least it is trying to! The days are just that little longer, the sunshine just […]