Reviews - Forresters Arms Hotel


The Square, Kilburn, Nr. Thirsk, York, YO61 4AH

Price From 156.69 AUD

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Very Good

All reviews (25)

92% would recommend it to a friend


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  • R Bell

  • November 2015


We would normally take our break at Majestic Harrogate or similar but fancied a change.

We knew The Forrester may not have such facilities but looked forward to a different type of atmosphere and were not disappointed. Good food (bit pricey) and range of drinks. Overall the cost was the same as a regular luxury hotel but we knew of this. What took the shine off the experience was the unexpected credit / debit card surcharge on checkout!

  • T Banks

  • October 2015

Lovely Stay at Foresters Arms

Had a one night stay in October.

Quaint pub set in a beautiful village. Made to feel welcome on arrival, room was fine - only drawback was insecure shower head. Very clean, lovely bed, and room a good size. Couple of local ales on handpump - very nice too. Breakfast was superb. Note if you like staying out late the front door is locked at midnight. We stayed to break up a trip travelling north - will definitle yuse again

  • Angela W

  • September 2015

Forresters Arms Hotel

Lovely accommodation.

Room spotless, fantastic four poster bed, owners very friendly, best burger I have ever tasted. Would highly recommend.

  • Christine A

  • August 2015

Ideal location on our way to YORK

Lovely stay at the Foresters Arms, super food, lovely FE breakfast, family run Pub and B&B.

Super shower, comfortable bed, and quiet after 11:30 pm. Close to lots of places to visit, The Mouse man Museum opposite, several walks, and the White Horse on hill behind which we did walk. Amazing views at the top of hill. Would definitely stay again.

  • G Shaw

  • May 2015

Forresters Arms Hotel

A great village pub

  • M Wrenn

  • May 2015

Great place to stay!!

It was a great place to stay, we had to keep reminding ourselves that this was a pub and not a hotel/restaurant.

Service was first class as was the food. I had a small problem which was dealt with immediately and professionally. Great - keep up the good work!!!

  • Daniel M

  • October 2014

Kilburn visit.

Reasonable value for money.

Nice location. Friendly locals.

  • Ben H

  • September 2014

Big Brother Bed time

After checking in to an over priced small room with an uncomfortable bed, we went out to a wedding, only to be told at the pub where the wedding was, that the forresters arms closed at 12.

Was not told this by the landlord and when rang up to find out if true was told yes and it was my problem. eventually after arguing got him to leave the door on the latch. Check out at 10 was too early, but the breakfast was nice. Won't be staying here again

  • Martin F

  • September 2014

A pleasant pub in a very quiet village.

Room 8 was well furnished and the toiletries were good. Some noise from fans, washing machines etc was noticeable in the room. Electrics rather dicey. Welcoming and helpful couple running the place.

  • S Walker

  • September 2014

As expected for country inn.

Good clean room.

Nothing fancy but then we went out all day and just needed a comfortable clean room to sleep in. Good breakfasts and good evening meals. Friendly staff. Just what we needed.