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Archive for June, 2014

Fun facts and figures – the Yorkshire Dales National Park

30 June, 2014

The Yorkshire Dales is most definitely one of Yorkshire’s most special places. A place of rich cultural heritage, the park is home to a wide range of outstanding scenery and many different habitats. From sweeping meadows to limestone pavements, the Dales’ landscape is diverse and beautiful, and it’s not surprising that it’s played a big part […]


Highlights of the York Food Festival 2014

25 June, 2014

The York Food Festival is one of the highlights of the culinary calendar here in Yorkshire when the whole city is effectively taken over with the sound and smell of street food and stalls…. There are also lots of demonstrations and opportunities to try the food too all set to the backdrop of live music […]


Meet Yorkshire Artist James McGairy

19 June, 2014

James McGairy has been working as an artist in Guisborough, on the northern edge of the North York Moors, since 1991.  James has used paint in response to this region’s visual splendour, creating paintings that celebrate  our landscape.  There is a certain northern light that is very subtle, and James strives to convey this feeling […]


5 things to love about Gorgeous Georgia

18 June, 2014

Sometimes you walk into a holiday cottage and think, wow, I wish I had the sense of interior creativity to be able to do something like this with my own home.  This is exactly what I thought when I walked into Georgia. Not only is the double height open plan dining and living space visually […]


4 of the best cycle routes in Yorkshire

16 June, 2014

The Pennines, the Moors, the Dales and the beautiful coastline make Yorkshire a real biking haven. And now more than ever, with the Le Tour Grand Départ fast approaching, people are realising the cyclist’s paradise that is Yorkshire and promptly jumping on their bikes to explore. The county is blessed with a wide range of […]


Bravo Provenance Inns Yorkshire!

11 June, 2014

There are sadly too many tales of rural pubs shutting up shop and being lost to its community forever.  But recently the story has been rather different in Yorkshire. And I think one company in particular deserves praise for its restoration and transformation of old country pubs, Provenance Inns.  Their tagline is ‘restoring Inns in […]


Gorgeous Cottages Yorkshire – Private Chef Service

9 June, 2014

Something you may not know about Gorgeous Cottages is that we can arrange pretty much anything for you whilst you’re on holiday with us.  Within the realms of reason and the law of course! One of our most popular services is organising your own private chef to come in and cook for you at your […]


Meet The Team – Marion Burns

5 June, 2014

Gorgeous Cottages is run by a small and friendly team with a passion for Yorkshire. Met me introduce you to Marion, our super bubbly, always ready to help, Bookings Manager. So Marion, give us some goss! Meet Marion Burns – Bookings Manager What is your role at Gorgeous Cottages? I take care of bookings for […]


5 Things to love about Rosella Cottage, Rosedale Abbey

1 June, 2014

We’re just coming to the end of an idyllic weekend at Rosella Cottage in Rosedale Abbey, a picture-postcard village tucked away in a lush green valley in the North York Moors. The sun was shining, the moors were gleaming and Rosella Cottage was delightful.  There are more, but here are just 5 things to love […]