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Archive for August, 2018

Yorkshire Businesses – The Little Yorkshire Candle Company

30 August, 2018

At Gorgeous Cottages we love celebrating our favourite things about Yorkshire including some brilliant Yorkshire businesses. The Little Yorkshire Candle Company is just such a small Yorkshire business and we think they deserve to be shouted about. Luxury hand-poured candles They produce an exquisite range of hand-poured candles which are are all inspired by Yorkshire […]

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Book a short break to Bedale

You’ll find lots to do in the Georgian market town of Bedale. It’s located on the cusp on Wensleydale and is the start (or end point) of the heritage Wensleydale Railway. There’s also plenty of heritage to explore within the town too. We recommended trying out the Bedale Heritage Trail. You’ll also find Thorp Perrow […]

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Dog-friendly dining in the Yorkshire Dales

24 August, 2018

There’s no need to leave your dog at home when you go out to dine in Yorkshire. Take a look at these dog-friendly pubs, cafes and restaurants in the Yorkshire Dales. So grab your dog and discover your favourite dog-friendly place to eat! #01 Wensleydale Heifer in West Witton The Wensleydale Heifer is a very […]

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Yorkshire Holiday Cottages in Wensleydale

22 August, 2018

There’s lots to love about Wensleydale in the Yorkshire Dales National Park. From getting some cheese at the Wensleydale Creamery in Hawes to exploring the beautiful Aysgarth Falls, there’s so much to see and do. Bolton Castle is always a family favourite for letting of steam while peaceful Lake Semerwater makes a beautiful spot for […]

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Owner Guide – Accessible Holiday Cottage Guide

17 August, 2018

The market for accessible UK holiday cottages is growing all the time. In fact it is estimated that one in six people in England and Wales have an ‘activity limiting’ health problem or disability. (Source VisitBritain). What’s more we are an ageing population and this retired generation represents a huge slice of the holiday cottage […]

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Discover ten of Yorkshire’s Hidden Gems

15 August, 2018

There is so much natural beauty to discover in Yorkshire that it’s hard to know where to start. We have put together 10 of Yorkshire’s hidden gems. It’s well worth seeking them out on your next short break or holiday. Take a look and see what you think. Hole of Horcum, North Yorkshire Moors The […]

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Entertain the grandchildren at these top Yorkshire attractions

14 August, 2018

If you have been left in charge of the grandchildren for a weekend (or even a week), there’s lots to do in Yorkshire to keep them entertained. Here are some of the top child-friendly attractions in Yorkshire, perfect for keeping even the fussiest grandchild happy! Flamingo Land Flamingo Land is always a favourite with children […]

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10 things to do in and around Masham

9 August, 2018

If you haven’t discovered Masham yet, you are missing a treat. This little market town sits about half way between Nidderdale and Wensleydale. It’s surrounded by beautiful countryside and has a thriving market square with lots to discover. You’ll find two breweries (Black Sheep and Theakstons) and a selection of pubs serving their ale. There’s […]

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Seven of the best holiday cottages in and around Masham

8 August, 2018

Masham is a bustling market town that’s perfectly placed for exploring Wensleydale and Nidderdale. There are two breweries in town and a selection of great shops, galleries and pubs. With plenty to see and do nearby it makes a great base for a visit to North Yorkshire. Here are seven of the best holiday cottages […]

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Fig Tree Cottage – a dog-friendly country cottage near Ripon

6 August, 2018

If you’re looking for a dog-friendly holiday cottage with lots of character and charm, then I think Fig Tree Cottage in Marton-le-Moor fits the bill perfectly. This idyllic property has everything you would expect from a country cottage with elegant interiors, views of the surrounding countryside and a lovely enclosed patio. It’s an ideal spot […]

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