The Fountaine Inn

Star Travel Rating

5/5

Review type

Things to do

Location

Date of travel

May, 2015

Product name

The Fountaine Inn

Product country

Linton in Craven

Product city

Linton in Craven

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Reasons for trip

The Fountaine is an old inn in the Yorkshire dales, thoughtfully modernised to offer a choice of real ales, good food and barn conversion accommodation. We called for lunch.

Linton in Craven is a picture postcard village just across the River Wharfe from Grassinton. The Fountaine overlooks the village green.

On our visit the well-stocked bar offered five real ales, all in good condition – two blonde beers from local micro-breweries and three traditional bitters from regional breweries. Staff were welcoming, helpful and talked knowledgeably about the beers. There was an extensive lunch menu. I chose a thick Yorkshire gammon and eggs and my wife selected steak tray pie. Both dishes were delicious; the meat had obviously come from an excellent traditional butcher. The bill was very reasonable.

Afterwards we enjoyed a short walk to the nearby Fountaine’s Hospital, 18th century almshouses built in the style of Vanburgh and a 14th century packhorse bridge over Linton Beck.

“Website”:http://www.fountaineinnatlinton.co.uk/

Paul Ambler

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