The Black Swan

FearbyHG4 4NFMashamUnited Kingdom

About The Black Swan

The Black Swan is a traditional English pub and restaurant with attached guest rooms in Masham, offering views across the Yorkshire Dales and the Vale of York.

Each of the rooms is named after places local to the guest house, with a brief history of the location provided in each room. All rooms benefit from en-suite facilities and free Wi-Fi, as well as TV, a hospitality tray and a small lounge area complete with coffee table.

The Black Swan has designed a number of walks around the local area that begin and end at the hotel, perfect for staying guests who are keen on walking.

The 17th century pub and restaurant is traditional and cosy, offering breakfast, lunch and dinner with a wide selection of drinks including local ales.

There are a number of attractions within the local area including stately homes and gardens.


Fearby, HG4 4NF, Masham, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44(1765)689477 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • Car park
  • Hotel bar
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Restaurant
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Bathroom with shower
  • Central heating
  • Electric kettle
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms


  • Accessible parking
  • Wheelchair accessible

For children

  • Child / Baby cot

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 15:00
  • Check-out: 11:00

Positive Reviews

Beautiful location with plenty to see and do.

Reviews are particularly positive about the location of the guest house, with views from the bedrooms described as stunning. There seem to be lots of places and towns within the surrounding area to visit, and guests generally seem to be very complimentary

Large, clean, comfortable bedrooms.

A number of guests comment on the room sizes, which are reportedly large and spacious. Guests comment that rooms are well-presented and clean. Beds seem to be comfortable, and a few guests add that the tea pot provided on the hospitality tray is a nice to

Welcoming atmosphere with good food.

Guests to the pub and guest house comment that the overall feeling is welcoming and warm. Reviews regarding food are rather mixed but generally positive, with a few guests adding that the restaurant and bar offers good value for money.

Negative Reviews

Limited Wi-Fi.

A few guests comment on the fact that Wi-Fi is limited to only 30 minutes of usage, which guests claim is disappointing and full, unlimited internet access seems to be expected.

Sound proofing issues.

A number of staying guests comment that there is very poor sound proofing in the bedrooms. Guests seem to be able to hear other guests staying in rooms adjacent to them and above them, which seems to be an issue for some guests with particularly noisy nei

Difficult to control room temperature.

A few reviews state that the temperature in the bedrooms is difficult to control. There does not seem to be any way of guests controlling room temperature themselves, and some guests comment that they had to ask repeatedly for the temperature in their roo

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    7.9 /10
7.8 out of 10 based on 100 reviews