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Archive for October, 2013

5 reasons to get excited about Le Tour De France Yorkshire

30 October, 2013

In what has been a phenomenal few weeks for Yorkshire, with awards and recognition raining down from all sorts of places, it’s hard to believe things are going to get even more exciting next year.   But they are!  It’s coming… The biggest sporting event in the World is on its way to Yorkshire next July, […]


Yorkshire named by Lonely Planet as Top 10 Place to visit in the World 2014

29 October, 2013

Hot on the heels of being awarded Top Destination in Europe we’re thrilled to see Yorkshire being named as one of the top places in the world to visit in 2014 by Lonely Planet. In an exclusive list of 10 locations, including Victoria Falls and Texas, Lonely Planet has Yorkshire placed as third, a massive […]


Top 5 Styling Tips for Holiday Cottages

28 October, 2013

Ever browsed our collection of Yorkshire Cottages and wondered how to achieve that luxury look with a holiday cottage? Karen Spencer, one of our Gorgeous Cottage Owners and interior designer by trade, is something of an expert at presenting luxury holiday cottages.  Karen owns Habton Cottage, one of our gorgeous holiday cottages in the North York Moors.  […]


The Gorgeous Guide to Nidderdale – Yorkshire Dales

26 October, 2013

Known as the civilised corner of the Dales, the gentle south east Dales around Harrogate and Ripon provide the perfect setting for a relaxed countryside jaunt, particularly if you want to keep one foot firmly on urban ground. Designated an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, it’s makeup of broad green meadows and gentle rolling hills […]


6 of The Best Dog-friendly Pubs in the Yorkshire Dales

24 October, 2013

Every man and his dog (if you’ll pardon the pun) know the Yorkshire Dales are the place to take your dog for a walk. The abundance of beautiful dog-friendly walks in the area is enough to entice dog owners from all over the world to visit the Yorkshire Dales, but where to go when you’ve […]


Fall in love with our Romantic Yorkshire Dales Cottages

23 October, 2013

The Yorkshire Dales provide the perfect backdrop to a romantic break. There’s an abundance of excellent restaurants and gastro-pubs for those candlelit meals, a host of cosy Inns with roaring fires to snuggle up by, beautiful walks at every turn (hand-holding optional)  And best of all Gorgeous Cottages have some of the most romantic cottages […]


Discover the best restaurants on the Yorkshire Coast

22 October, 2013

Not a lot of people know this, but Yorkshire has one of the largest concentrations of top restaurants and eateries in the country, with more Michelin-stars than anywhere outside of London.  Impressive stuff isn’t it. But it’s that not surprising given the abundance of top quality local produce, from the lambs of Nidderdale to the Pheasants […]


5 things to love about Rosella Cottage [North York Moors]

21 October, 2013

Rosella Cottage is one of our most romantic cottages in the North York Moors, tucked away in the sleepy little village of Rosedale.  We love this pretty little cottage for lots of reasons, not least because of the beautiful interiors and stunning location. Read on to find out why we *heart* Rosella Cottage so much! 5 […]


Highlights of the Illuminating York Festival 2013

17 October, 2013

York is a truly beautiful city to visit all year round, but it really comes alive towards Christmas and particularly during the annual Illuminating York Festival. So what’s it all about?  Well, the Illuminating York Festival is basically the use of cutting edge technology to highlight York’s heritage in a striking and highly unique way.  […]


Celebrate in style in our Large Luxury Yorkshire Cottages

15 October, 2013

Every year my family and I organise a summer and Christmas get-together.  With siblings and parents scattered across the UK it’s a rare chance to catch up and relax, a weekend of memories for the children growing up.   Although the choice of venue and location is not the be all and end all of our […]