The Black Swan Hotel is located in the picturesque market town of Helmsley, just on the edge of the North York Moors. The hotel is about a 30 minute drive from nearby York, and approximately 30 minutes from the A1M which gives good access links across the country. Our closest train station is Malton which is 14 miles from the hotel.

How to find us

Helmsley is 14 miles east of Thirsk on the A170 heading towards Scarborough. We are located at the end of the Market Place. By car, the hotel is approximately 30 minutes from York, 40 minutes from Harrogate & Teesside, and approximately 30 minutes from the A1M.

By Rail:
The nearest main line railway station is York Station with connections to Malton Station (20 minutes) and Thirsk Station (20 minutes).

By Air:
Durham Tees Valley Airport (60 minutes) and Leeds Bradford Airport (60 minutes) are the closest international airports. Transfers to and from the airports can be arranged. Helicopters can land in the grounds of Duncombe Park, just a few minutes from the hotel.

Black Swan Moments

The Black Swan is a very unique, charming and premium venue which all our guests thought was absolutely fantastic! The staff were flexible, efficient and friendly and deliver the perfect day for us in every way!