The White Swan Inn

All about us

Everything you need to know

Open for business since the 16th-century, The White Swan Inn welcomes you into its warming walls and comfortable nooks and crannies for a stay of pure North Yorkshire excellence. Surrounded by scenic splendour, steeped in humble history and sitting on the cusp of the North York Moors, we are proud to provide family-run accommodation, deliciously fresh food and a homely atmosphere for a five-star stay.

Our hand-picked team of helpful staff are waiting to take you from Reception to room, and always available to help you with your countryside plans.


You know what they say: a picture is worth a thousand words. And ours conjure up words of comfort, cosiness and countryside charm. From plush rooms and welcoming fireside nooks to fresh, local produce with a scattering of moorland magic, discover the idyllic offerings of our Yorkshire home away from home, with sublime scenic snapshots.

How to find us

By air, by road and by rail, The White Swan Hotel is well located for eager visitors. Situated 200 miles from London, the charming market town of Pickering sits at the junction of the A170 and the A169 Whitby road. For those flying in, Manchester airport offers global connections. And picking up a taxi is no problem from either York or Malton railway station.

Our notes

Head over to our insightful notes to read up on the best-kept gems in North Yorkshire. From local literary reviews and special offers to historic locations and handy guides to make the most of your stay at The White Swan Inn, it’s well worth a read.