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Archive for January, 2014

Top 10 Cottages for Cycling holidays in Yorkshire

30 January, 2014

We’re getting more and more excited about the Tour de France Grand Depart in Yorkshire this summer.  I’m even considering dusting off my Lycra and getting out on the old bike.  Still a bit too cold for me though… But…if and when I decide to go for it, I’ll be spoilt for choice in terms […]


Cottage Owner Spotlight – The Lodge, Yorkshire Dales

28 January, 2014

The Lodge LHB is a truly unique luxury holiday cottage nestling in the hills of Nidderdale, high above the vibrant town of Pateley Bridge in the Yorkshire Dales.  Full of traditional character, with all of the comforts of modern life, it’s a perfect marriage of old and new. Owner Roger Tushingham tells us a little […]


6 Romantic Days out in Yorkshire

25 January, 2014

‘Love is in the air, everywhere I look around, love is in the air, every sight and every sound’ Oooh don’t the lyrics of John Paul Young just get you going in the lead up to Valentine’s Day…. If you’re bereft of inspiration this Valentine’s Day and the weight of doing something terribly romantic is […]


Yorkshire’s Grand Depart 100 Day Cultural Festival 2014

23 January, 2014

You may have heard something on the grapevine about a 100 Day Cultural Festival in Yorkshire leading up the Grand Depart of the Tour de France in July this year. Guaranteed to enthuse and animate even the most sceptical of Yorkshire-folk, it’s really something to get excited about, whatever your interest in the arts… Yorkshire’s […]


5 Things to love about Burdale Barn, Yorkshire Wolds

21 January, 2014

Burdale Barn is an immaculate 3-bedroom luxury holiday cottage set in a pretty village in the Yorkshire Wolds. With York at around half an hour’s drive and the glorious Yorkshire Wolds countryside literally on your doorstep, there is much to love about this beautiful barn conversion. Read on to discover just a few of the […]


Images of Yorkshire – Joe Cornish

19 January, 2014

Joe Cornish is a well known and much loved landscape photographer. Born in Exeter, he moved up to North Yorkshire in 1993 and has been taken beautiful images of the Yorkshire landscape ever since.  You’ll find his work in many publications including those of the National Trust and other tourism bodies. I have loved his […]


6 Yorkshire Holiday Cottages with Gorgeous Gardens

16 January, 2014

A treat for all of you garden lovers out there; a collection of 6 Yorkshire Holiday Cottages with truly beautiful gardens.  And the best thing about these cottage gardens?  You don’t have to lift a finger, green or otherwise… We have something for everyone here, from large expanses of lawn where you can set the […]


5 things to love about Darcy’s Cottage York

14 January, 2014

With its suitably charming name, chocolate box good looks and proximity to the beautiful city of York, Darcy’s Cottage is an irresistible romantic’s dream. It’s a perfect cottage for couples, and we’ve had some amazing reviews from previous guests who have stayed there… ‘My husband and I are (alas!) back in New York after our […]


Cottage Owner Spotlight – The Granary Sheriff Hutton

11 January, 2014

The Granary is a fabulous 2-bedroom luxury holiday cottage in a sleepy little village called Sheriff Hutton, just 10 miles north of York. In this Cottage Owner Spotlight we talk to Gilly Gordon-Finlayson and find out a little more about the history of the cottage, and how it all started for them as owners. The […]


Images of Yorkshire – Andy Redhead

9 January, 2014

Some more beautiful images of Yorkshire for you courtesy of amateur photographer Andy Redhead.  Enjoy his atmospheric images of the Yorkshire Dales below taken throughout the seasons. Proof that even in the heart of winter Yorkshire is still a strikingly beautiful place to visit… Images of Yorkshire by Andy Redhead Stone Barns in Gunnerside – […]