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03/09/2017 Drovers Christmas!

Check out our events page for details of our Christmas offerings! December festive menu, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and Boxing day.

19/01/2017 New Year, New Season, New Menu

Our new menu is now available!

16/11/2016 New 2 for £12 Lunch and early bird menu

With all eyes turning to Christmas, let us help take some of the strain out of your lunch and early evening meals!

05/10/2016 New Menu For Autumn now availble

As part of the changing seasons our our new Autumn menu is now live!

01/09/2016 Menu and Prices released for Christmas Day 2016!

We have now released our Christmas day menu and are open for bookings!

11/08/2016 New Menu

We are proud to launch our new menu!

09/01/2016 Sunday Pie and Mash Nights! starting from 24th January

We are introducing Pie and Mash Nights every Sunday from 24th January 2016. Please click for more information.

09/01/2016 New opening times from Monday 18th January 2016

We will be introducing new opening times from Monday 18th January 2016. Please click for more information.

28/11/2015 NYE 2015!

New Year’s Eve 2015 Join us this year to say goodbye to 2015 and hello 2016, arrival to a glass of fizz followed by a beautifully created and inventive 6 course meal by our very talented Head Chef Jonathan. Our disco will lead us up to the chimes of the bells then traditional Haggis, neeps & tatties will be served.

19/04/2015 Welcome to Yorkshire 'Pub of the Year' 2015

We need your votes!!

19/04/2015 Visit York Tourism Awards 2015 'Pub of the Year' Award Finalist

Visit York Tourism Awards 2015 Pub of the Year finalists!

15/02/2015 Drovers Arms Punches Above Its Weight With Punch Taverns “Oscar”!

Drovers Arms Punches Above Its Weight With Punch Taverns “Oscar”! The owners of a North Yorkshire pub have proved they are “punching above their weight” after winning an industry “Oscar”.

30/08/2014 Fine dining in a wonderful spot

Great food, fine ales, friendly atmosphere – what more could you want from a country pub? The Drovers Arms, set in the tiny, picturesque village of Skipwith only ten miles south of York, is fast becoming one of the area’s main destination inns.

23/08/2014 Family and staff have worked tirelessly to make The Drovers Arms a success

Staff at a Skipwith pub have attributed its award-winning success to the hard work of the family running it. Best Western Monkbar Hotel manager Graham Usher and his partner Martin Firth took over the 19th century Drovers Arms in November last year, fulfilling Mr Usher’s lifelong ambition of running a pub. The couple, who are entering the pub for Family Business of the Year, redecorated the ground floor of the pub’s restaurant area before holding a series of sell-out events at the beginning of 2014.

15/08/2014 Only local produce where we can, say owners of award-winning Yorkshire country pub

A traditional country pub in North Yorkshire has vowed to use local produce whenever possible. Demonstrating their commitment for provenance they have appointed Sykes House Farm as the main meat supplier.

18/07/2014 "Droves" Of Great Reviews Wins Drovers Arms International Recognition

Customers of a Selby country pub have helped it win international recognition from the world's largest travel website. The Drovers Arms, at Skipwith, has been named as one of the winners of the Trip Advisor Excellence Awards for 2014, which is given to just ten per cent of businesses across the world who consistently achieve outstanding reviews on its site.

23/06/2014 Voted as one of the best in Yorkshire through Welcome to Yorkshire

The Drovers Arms has been voted one of the best pubs in Yorkshire by its customers to reach the top 30 pubs in Yorkshire!

12/06/2014 A Yorkshire hotelier has fulfilled a lifetime ambition by owning his own country pub.

A Yorkshire hotelier has fulfilled a lifetime ambition by owning his own country pub. Graham Usher, who has been in the hospitality industry since leaving school, has, with his partner Martin Firth, taken over the Drovers Arms, at Skipwith, near Selby. And the for pair, it is very much a family business as all of Graham’s three children are helping out in the popular inn, which dates back to the mid-19th century

02/06/2014 Joining Inn with the Best!

The Drovers Arms AWARDED 2014 TRIPADVISOR CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENCE Recognised as a Top Performing Country Pub as Reviewed by Travellers on the World’s Largest Travel Site