Hotel & Public Bar in North Yorkshire

The Fountain Hawes

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Exterior view of the Fountain HotelThe Fountain Hotel and ​Public Bar was originally built in the 17C as a Coaching Inn and is situated in the busy market town of Hawes, which itself is situated in the centre of the Yorkshire Dales National Park.

Today and for the last 27 years the hotel has been owned by Angus and Mandy McCarthy who, as well as running the hotel, have also brought up two children, Kim and Henry who now also work at the Fountain. 

Here we provide a popular 'local' bar and also very popular with visitors. We also provide good, wholesome​ bar meals by the way of our​ bar menu serving a traditional Sunday roast each week. 

LIVE sports play a big part in the 'pub' atmosphere, with SKY SPORTS and BT SPORT showing all premier football, rugby league and darts.

​Private functions also play a big part at the Fountain ranging from ​bands and disco's to weddings, private dinners and exhibitions.

The Fountain also boasts ​11 bedrooms all en-suite and serves a traditional ​English Breakfast each morning included in the price of accommodation. There is also a large function room at the rear of the hotel which, with prior arrangement, can seat up to 80 people for a function as well as private parties and weddings.

Private Parking

Our private car park is situated at the rear of the Fountain Hotel.

Free Wi-Fi

Free throughout the hotel and public bar areas.

​Hawes and Wensleydale

The market town of Hawes is situated in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, amidst wonderful scenery in Wensleydale - one of the glorious Yorkshire Dales. A lively street market takes place in Hawes every Tuesday, when locals from all around the area come into town to do their shopping and catch up with friends over a coffee, a snack or lunch.

Visit the Wensleydale Creamery and sample the local cheeses, Hawes Ropemakers where a large variety of ropes are made from dog collars to church bell ropes,

Gayle Mill as seen on BBC 'Restoration', the Yorkshire Dales countryside museum right on our our doorstep.

Contact Us

If you would like more information on The Fountain Hotel, contact us today to find out more about what we have to offer. Call us on 01969 667206 or fill out a ​contact form. 


01969 667 206


The Fountain Hotel
Market Place Hawes
North Yorkshire



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