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Archive for August, 2013

Weekend breaks in the Yorkshire Dales – The Bucket list

27 August, 2013

Autumn in Yorkshire is just stunning, forests ablaze with red and gold, crisp frosty mornings and fires being lit in the village inn – the perfect time to visit for a Yorkshire weekend break. So if I was spending a weekend break in Yorkshire this Autumn what would I do? Over the coming weeks I’ll […]


Family-Friendly Walks in the Yorkshire Dales

15 August, 2013

Jonathan Smith runs Where2walk, a walking company based in the Yorkshire Dales. Exclusively for Gorgeous Cottages Blog, he’s listed his Top 5 Family-Friendly Walks in the Yorkshire Dales below…. “The Yorkshire Dales is a wonderful area for walking, I have spent the past 15 years discovering its hidden gems, many longer walks, but also many […]


Thinking of buying a holiday cottage in Yorkshire?

7 August, 2013

Every month I speak to several would-be holiday cottage owners considering getting into the holiday let business in Yorkshire.  It’s fascinating to see how different people approach it in different ways.  Many are very sure of their reasons for doing it, what they want to achieve.  Others are grateful for a little direction. So… with […]


St. Aidan’s Cottage; a fascinating history

2 August, 2013

St Aidan’s is not your average holiday cottage.  This sympathetically renovated church in the tiny hamlet of Carlton, just outside Helmsley, owes its existence to an inspirational Victorian figure, Helmsley’s legendary Vicar Gray.  Here owner Harriet Walsh tells the story behind St Aidan’s Luxury Holiday Cottage near Helmsley. “Vicar Gray was a force to be […]