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Archive for November, 2013

Gorgeous Cottages Concierge Service

30 November, 2013

Did you know Gorgeous Cottages offer a complimentary concierge service to each and every one of our Gorgeous Guests?  Offering this extra level of service is something I feel very passionate about, and I feel it goes hand in hand with offering the very finest holiday cottages in Yorkshire. So what kind of services can […]


Top 6 Christmas Markets in Yorkshire

27 November, 2013

When it comes to Christmas shopping there are essentially three ways to do it. Do everything online and receive all your presents in a boring cardboard box, brave the crowds and make a mad dash into town the week before, or plan a Christmas shopping trip to remember at a magical Christmas Market. I know […]


5 things to love about Wortley Cottage, Yorkshire Coast

25 November, 2013

I was first introduced to Wortley Cottage in Robin Hood’s Bay by LUXE – a high-end luxury lifestyle magazine covering the North of England.  They had run a two page spread on this beautiful holiday cottage on the Yorkshire coast in their interior section. And when you see how pretty Wortley Cottage is it’s not […]


Yorkshire’s Michelin Starred Restaurants

21 November, 2013

I know we’ve bragged about this in the past, but it’s such a great stat that we just have to say it again.  Yorkshire has more Michelin Starred restaurants than any other county in England outside of London. In the 2014 Michelin Guide five top Yorkshire restaurants made the cut.  So if you’re on holiday […]


The perfect weekend at The Piggery, Yorkshire Coast

19 November, 2013

Decided to take the family to The Piggery holiday cottage on the Yorkshire Coast this weekend.  Set in the pretty village of Sleights just minutes from Whitby and the beautiful North Yorkshire Coastline, it’s also just a few miles from Grosmont and Goathland where you can catch the steam trains of the North Yorkshire Moors […]


Images of Yorkshire – Nicky Busby

18 November, 2013

We are forever bragging about the fantastic diversity of landscape in Yorkshire, from the gorgeous Yorkshire coastline across the dramatic North York Moors to the breath-taking Yorkshire Dales.  Every corner has something to offer a holidaymaker in search of beautiful countryside. Nicky Busby is a keen photographer and lover of all things Yorkshire.  She’s kindly […]


5 reasons to fall in love with Greenbank cottage, Knaresborough

16 November, 2013

Thank you to the lovely Alex Gorton at Wear & Where this week for her sparkling review of Greenbank in Knaresborough.  Having stayed at this large luxury cottage near Harrogate a few weeks ago we’re delighted she felt compelled to pen such a lovely blog about it. Have to say I am in firm agreement […]


Is The Old School Swaledale’s finest holiday cottage?

15 November, 2013

Very excited this week to be launching The OId School in Low Row.  From the moment I spotted The Old School I knew I would fall in love with it.  Even the journey there got me all feeling all excited and fuzzy.  Taking the scenic route from Richmond, heading up through Reeth, and then onwards […]


The Retreat: A luxury coastal cottage with a remarkable history

13 November, 2013

We are absolutely thrilled this week to launch our fabulous luxury holiday cottage on the Yorkshire Coast – The Retreat This chocolate-box cottage near Sandsend is one of our flag-ship properties and it’s easy to see why when you take in its handsome exterior, sumptuous rooms and award-winning gardens (over half an acres worth!)  And […]


5 of the Best Restaurants in the North York Moors

10 November, 2013

I travel across and stay in many parts of Yorkshire, and I love the huge variety of landscape here.  But it’s got to be the North York Moors, my home turf so to speak, that I’m most fond of.  Heaven to me is a Sunday tootle across the North York Moors for Sunday lunch at […]