Keith and Lesley Sharpe welcome you to the Foresters Arms.

The Foresters Arms is a Grade II listed property, located in the picturesque village of Carlton-in-Coverdale in the North Yorkshire Dales. Nestled under the peaks of Roova Crags and Penhill, Carlton is only six miles from Leyburn and is set within The Yorkshire Dales National Park.

Named after the Foresters Friendly Society, this 250-year-old inn is a welcome rest for the weary traveller.It is convenient for many local attractions in the Dales and there are excellent walks in the beautiful countryside around Carlton. We are also on the Yorkshire Dales Cycle Way with several routes that will definitely help keep you fit!

The Foresters is all cosy open fires, oak beams, local cask ales with a quality menu and a varied choice of specials. Indulge yourself from our excellent choice of wines, quality Sunday roast and ensuite accommodation. For overnight guests, a full cooked English breakfast is available, along with lunch and evening menus, with locally sourced produce used where possible.

The pub has been in community ownership since 2011 and attracts visitors and guests from all overthe world.

We welcome dogs, we have disabled access and toilet facilities and we also have baby changing facilities and for cyclists, secure bike storage is available.


Book 2 nights and get the 3rd FREE!

Offer available for Mondays and Tuesdays; book Monday and Tuesday night and get Wednesday night free.

Telephone bookings only on 01969 640272.

Upcoming Events

Live music from Stevenson Covers on 21st March

Stevenson Covers is a North East singer/guitarist with a huge repertoir of old and new songs. The gig is free and starts at 9pm.

2020 Tour de Yorkshire 30th April to 3rd May

You might have heard that Leyburn is set to be a host location for this exciting and extremely popular event. Visitors to the area and guests at the Forester's Arms will be just minutes away from all the action. What a great time to book your stay with us.


Opening Times

Mon Closed 6pm to 11pm
Tue Closed 6pm to 11pm
Wed 12pm to 2pm 6pm to 11pm
Thu 12pm to 2pm 5pm to 11pm
Fri 12pm to 2pm 6pm to 11pm
Sat 12pm to 3pm 6pm to 11pm
Sun 12pm to 4pm 7pm to 11pm

Please note we don't serve food on Sunday evenings or Mondays all day.