Accessibility Statement


Napier’s hotel & the Coach house are both grade 2 listed buildings which does compromise accessibility. They are situated and at the crossroads of the B2265 & A65, with wonderful views of the oldest part of Skipton. We have 14 beautifully appointed bedrooms within I minutes, walk of the bustling high street. We aim to provide unbeatable standards of service to all of our guests At Napier’s we then have 5 bedrooms on the first floor and 2 on the second floor. The Coach house has  5 steps up to the hotel entrance & a narrow curved listed staircase to the first floor.

The following statement is a summary of our provision.

Napier’s restaurant which has been established for 20 years offers superb local seasonal produce. Napier’s Restaurant and Butchers Block, offers food second to none and a superb selection of dishes to suit every taste & pocket. From our ground beef gourmet burger’s to our superb range of prime local dry aged steaks, Dales’ meats and fresh seafood, and our great vegetarian vegan options.

All sourced locally and delivered daily from specially selected local suppliers.

The restaurant is celebrated for using fresh local seasonal produce from the finest suppliers in North Yorkshire with a speciality for prime grilled local steaks, and an ever changing specials board and fresh fish delivered daily from Yorkshire’s east coast.

All the elements on our menus apart from basic produce, are cured smoked, butchered and created by the proprietor and the head chef here on the premises with passion



We are approximately I minute walk from Skipton town centre.

There is a frequent bus service to from Skipton bus station which is approximately 5 minute walk away.

There is a local train station 10 minute walk away with services to Leeds & Bradford & Carlisle.

There are a number of local taxi services that have accessible taxis if required. We can supply numbers.

Our website – provides pictures of all our guest rooms and further information about the services we provide.

You can contact us by telephone or e- mail. Please see the contact information section below.

Arrival & Car Parking Facilities

Please advise us of your anticipated arrival time.

 We have 2 accessible entrances. One via the restaurant, the second at the rear hotel entrance.

We have car parking available behind Napier’s. The car park has a tarmaced surface with 2 steps leading up to the hotel entrance. The other entrance is accessible from the front of the restaurant via a ramp but from this entrance there are 16 steps with two landings up to the rooms, which would need to be negotiated down to the restaurant for breakfast and the car park is illuminated during the hours of darkness.

Main Entrance, Reception

The side front terrace has a ramp access the front door is locked at night but we do have a bell.

On arrival guests are shown to their room and our facilities are explained.

Public Areas – Hall, Stairs, Landing, Corridors etc.

Our public areas are on the ground floor.

The ground floor corridor leading to our 4 downstairs rooms is 1m wide and is wood covered and then carpeted.

The covering on the stairs and upstairs corridors is short-pile fitted carpet.

Public Areas – Sitting room, lounges, lobbies etc.

The lounge and bar area are all tiled & flagged.

We have a selection of high and low level seating.

Public WCs

We have two sets of public toilets; 1 with accessible toilets.

The toilet provides

150cm x 160cm free space of obstacles and doors.

1m transfer space to the right of the toilet.

Floor is non slip.

There are lever taps on the sink

Restaurant / Dining Room, Bar & Bar area,

The restaurant is situated on the ground floor.

The restaurant is table service only.

Lighting is low level in the evenings. This can be increased if required.

We are able to cater for varying dietary needs, please advise staff on booking.


Laundry and dry cleaning service is available Monday to Friday but not on Bank Holidays or weekends.

Bags and lists are available in the bedrooms.

Items sent out in the morning will be returned the same day in the early evening,

Treatment Room/s

There are no treatment rooms in the hotel.

Leisure Facilities

There are no leisure facilities.

Outdoor Facilities

We have a terrace garden to the front of the restaurant.

Bedrooms & Sleeping Areas

 Some rooms have Level entry shower.

Storage and wardrobes at both low and high level.

Twin or double beds.

Television and remote control.

Flooring in bedroom is short pile carpet.

Flooring in bathroom is non slip tile.

Reading lamps are provided.

Bedding non feather please ask.

All non-smoking rooms.

Additional Information

If you require any assistance during your stray please contact reception. The Duty manager can also be contacted via reception.