The hotel makes an ideal base for touring the North Yorkshire Moors National Park, the east coast resorts of Whitby and Scarborough, historic York and Castle Howard and the very popular steam railway for a trip to Heartbeat Country.. Hotel completely non smoking. The hotel does host private weddings and events throughout the year, mainly on Saturdays. Some events do have music until 12.30am. Please check at time of booking. This 200 year old listed Georgian Manor House offers excellent hospitality and friendly attentive service. The original bedrooms reflect the elegance of the hotels history whilst new bedrooms opened in spring 2005 allow guests to choose a more contemporary yet no less luxurious style. The BEST WESTERN Forest & Vale is a very popular choice for weddings, conferences and function with the beautiful and secluded garden offering the perfect backdrop..