The Bingley Arms is perfectly located in Bardsey near the major attractions of the vibrant city of Leeds and the historic city of York.
If you’re visiting either city for business or pleasure then be sure to drop into another local attraction, the oldest pub in Britain.
Relax in comfortable surroundings, enjoy some guest beers or classic wine and tuck in to our sumptuous, locally produced food.
The Bingley Arms really is a must-see on any sightseeing tour around Leeds or York. The pub dates back over 1000 years old and is steeped in history. Come and visit the remarkable building for yourself, it’s in easy reach from any of the following attractions:
Just a stone’s throw from The Bingley Arms is the famous country house and wonderful grounds of Bramham Park, home to one of the biggest music events in the country - the Leeds Festival.
The 400 acre grounds and gardens attract people from far and wide for their wild flowers, impressive wildlife and tranquil surroundings.
Close to The Bingley Arms is the majestic Harewood House in north Leeds, one of the finest stately homes in England. Built in 1759, the country house delights visitors with its impressive architecture and fine collection of paintings.
In addition to the grounds, gardens and interior of Harewood House, visitors enjoy a range of exhibitions, events, walks and talks throughout the year making it one of Leeds’ most popular attractions.
One of the jewels in the crown of Leeds, the magnificent Tudor-Jacobean house is one of the finest historic estates in the country.
The mansion sits in 264 acres of woodland which is home to a wide range of plants and wildlife. The site even includes its own farm with over 400 animals.
The free-to-enter Royal Armouries Museum has been one of Leeds’ most popular visitor attractions since 1996. The building is home to over 70,000 examples of arms and armour, including items from the English civil wars and even from as far back as Greco-Persian wars in 450BC.
As well as special exhibitions, visitors can look forward to live jousting by gallant knights, performances from swashbuckling pirates and falconry displays in the tiltyard.
Jorvik Viking Centre
Uncover hundreds of years of history at the world famous Jorvik Viking Centre which is one of the most popular visitor attractions outside of London.
Adults and children can learn about Viking life through a reconstructed settlement and exhibition with over 800 finds from an excavated site.
National Railway Museum
Boasting over 100 locomotives such as the Mallard, the world’s fastest steam locomotive, and a collection of Royal Trains from Queen Victoria and Queen Elizabeth II, the award-winning National Railway Museum continues to delight visitors year after year.
The new library allows sightseers to view exhibitions which delve into the hidden archives of the museum.
The world-famous York Minster, which dominates the centre of York, is full of history. Destroyed and re-built many times, the architectural masterpiece now acts as a tourist magnet for people all around the globe.
After experiencing the beauty of the cathedral with a guided tour, visitors can take away memories with a gift from the on-site shop.
Just a short drive from The Bingley Arms is York Racecourse, winner of Flat Racecourse of the Year in 2003.
Notable races at the 60,000 capacity course include the Ebor Handicap, Lonsdale Cup and Yorkshire Cup. York Racecourse also played host to the world’s most famous race meeting in 2005 - Royal Ascot.