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Archive for December, 2017

Add some Hygge cosiness to your holiday cottage…

22 December, 2017

Hygge is a word on many an Interior Designer’s lips at the moment, hygge, is a Danish ritual of enjoying life’s simple pleasures. Friends. Family. Comfort. It translates to being peaceful, cosy and feeling like you are wrapped in a huge warm hug whilst drinking hot chocolate (or wine!) in front of a roaring fire. […]


My dog-friendly holiday in the Yorkshire Dales…

19 December, 2017

December’s may be a little bit cold but I think that makes it perfect for crisp winter walks and roaring log fires. And that’s the very reason I decided to stay at Burtersett Cottage!  This pet friendly holiday cottage in the Yorkshire allowed all my family to come along and enjoy the experience of a real […]


The latest Yorkshire Holiday Cottages – December 2017

18 December, 2017

We’ve launched a selection of fabulous new Yorkshire holiday cottages in the last month. Take a look at these self-catering properties that joined the Gorgeous Cottages family in December. Chequers, Osmotherley Chequers is a simply divine 2-bedroom stone holiday cottage in the pretty North York Moors village of Osmotherley. Perfect for walking holidays or just […]


10 dog-friendly holiday cottages in the North York Moors

15 December, 2017

There’s no need to leave your dog behind with a stay at one of these dog-friendly properties in the North York Moors. With plenty of pet-friendly walks , pubs and dog-friendly holiday cottages in the North York Moors, this part of Yorkshire is a  great choice for a holiday with your four-legged friend! Dog-friendly holiday […]


Six of the best walks in the North York Moors

14 December, 2017

The North York Moors is ideal for walking with landscapes varying from flatter terrains to more challenging climbs. Whether you are looking for easier or more challenging options we have put together 6 of the best walks in the North York Moors. All these walks have been taken from The North York Moors Pack from […]


Recommended places to eat in Helmsley and Pickering

13 December, 2017

Looking for some recommended places to eat in Pickering, how about the best restaurants in Helmsley? Look no further! Gorgeous Cottages have put together some of our favourite places to eat in and around these two North York Moors towns. Recommended places to eat in Pickering The Black Swan Coaching Inn This traditional 18th century […]


11 Christmas Cocktails to try – Slingsby Gin

8 December, 2017

Here at Gorgeous Cottages we just love a Christmas Cocktail – especially if it contains Slingsby Gin! It’s the perfect tipple for sitting in front of the fire in one of our cosy country cottages. That’s why we are thrilled that the experts at Harrogate based Slingsby Gin have given us the recipes to some […]


8 dog-friendly pubs in the North York Moors

7 December, 2017

Fancy a dog-friendly holiday to the North York Moors but wondering where you will be able to take your doggie? We’ve put together a selection of some top dog-friendly pubs in the North York Moors where your four-legged friend will be made more than welcome. 8 dog friendly pubs in the North York Moors #01 […]


Holiday Cottages in and around Pickering

5 December, 2017

There’s plenty to do on a Yorkshire holiday or short break to Pickering. Ride an NYMR steam train to Whitby, pack a picnic and head to Dalby Forest or explore the ruins of the 13th century Pickering Castle. Take a look at our holiday cottages in and around Pickering. Pickering Holiday Cottages range from cute […]


10 tips for creating dog-friendly holiday cottages

4 December, 2017

Dog-friendly cottage holidays have never been more popular and there is a massive market for pet-friendly cottages, both for family holidays and romantic short breaks. Booking a dog-friendly cottage in the UK means there is no need for expensive kennelling or the hassle of trying to arrange a pet passport. Getting your holiday cottage right […]