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Archive for January, 2018

10 tips for a child friendly holiday

29 January, 2018

Everyone loves a family holiday and it is so much easier to choose a child friendly holiday cottage where you have all the facilities you need. A bit of preparation can go a long way though in ensuring you have a child friendly holiday to remember. Here are our 10 tips for organising a child […]


5 essentials to pack for a Yorkshire rambling holiday

26 January, 2018

Rambling is one of the great British country pastimes, and there aren’t many places better than the lovely Yorkshire countryside to explore on foot. In this guest blog for Gorgeous Cottages, Christopher Legard, managing director at Thirsk-based clothing retailer Joseph Turner, takes a look at five key essentials you should be packing for your next […]


Images of Yorkshire – Linda Vine

25 January, 2018

Here at Gorgeous Cottages we are big fans of artist Linda Vine’s stunning landscape and seascapes. Linda spent a number of years living and working in Yorkshire and lots of her paintings were inspired by her time here. The Yorkshire Coast Runswick Bay Staithes Robin Hoods Bay The North York Moors Across the Moors One […]


Plan your babymoon at these romantic Yorkshire Holiday Cottages

24 January, 2018

Babymoons (along with minimoons) have grown in popularity over the last few years. They are the perfect chance for a romantic babymoon before life is changed forever when your baby is born. Many of them are baby-friendly too so you can even return for a first holiday as a family! Here are some of our […]


Holiday Cottages in Richmond

22 January, 2018

Looking to organise a short break or holiday in Richmond? Take at these holiday cottages in Richmond. This charming Swaledale town is the start town for Day 3 of the Tour de Yorkshire 2018 and you can try some of the route yourself on a Richmond cycling holiday. We also recommend a visit to Richmond […]


Enjoy a cosy country break this winter!

18 January, 2018

The weather’s a little bit chilly and our mood is a little bit blue. That’s why January and February are the perfect months for a cosy country break to Yorkshire. Here’s some of the reasons why: Snuggle up on a cosy country break When it’s cold outside there’s nothing nice than lighting up the fire […]


Top 10 things to do in Swaledale…

16 January, 2018

Right at the top of the Yorkshire Dales is the lovely region of Swaledale. It’s home to the market town of Richmond along with a selection of pretty villages. All of which make Swaledale is a great choice for a short break or holiday. You’ll find plenty of walks and cycle rides to try, not […]


The best places to eat in and around Richmond

15 January, 2018

Here at Gorgeous Cottages we are rather partial to a trip to Richmond in Swaledale. Especially as there is a selection of fabulous cafes and restaurants to choose from. Here’s our guide to 10 of the best places to eat in Richmond. You can always walk off the meal afterwards with a walk along the […]


A family holiday in Reeth – Nurse Cherry Cottage

11 January, 2018

If you’re looking for a family-friendly holiday in the Yorkshire Dales, it’s hard to beat a family holiday in Reeth. Not only is it just a short walk to the River Swale but you’ll find cycling routes, stunning views, a children’s park and an array of things to do nearby. The lovely 2-bedroom Nurse Cherry […]


How to spend 48 Hours in Helmsley

10 January, 2018

It’s no secret Helmsley is one of our favourite places in Yorkshire. As well as its picture postcard good looks, this gorgeous little market town punches well above its weight in terms up-market cafes, restaurants and independent shops. We spent a weekend here recently at Coco, our boutique cosy cottage set just a few minutes […]