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Low Cottage – A gorgeous weekend break in Reeth

23 April, 2018

I was lucky enough recently to spend a fabulous weekend at Low Cottage in Reeth along with a couple of my Gorgeous Cottages colleagues (Marion and Maureen). We were all taken aback by the stunning scenery in Reeth. This very charming village in Swaledale is absolutely gorgeous and whichever way we looked we could see […]


Plan your Family Friendly Yorkshire Getaway!

16 April, 2018

You don’t have to wait for the School Holidays to getaway to Yorkshire with your family. A weekend short-break is the perfect chance to spend some quality time together (especially if you have been working hard all week). Here are some of our favourite family friendly holiday cottages. They are perfect for keeping everyone (children […]


10 of the best restaurants in York

10 April, 2018

Wondering where to eat on your next visit to York? Take a look at 10 of the best restaurants in York. From traditional tea rooms to French restaurants you’ll find plenty of choice within York’s city walls. York may be a historic UK city (complete with Viking remains and medieval city walls) but that doesn’t […]


Keep teens (and tweens) happy on a UK cottage holiday!

9 April, 2018

Keeping everyone entertained on a family holiday or short break can be a challenge. Especially when it comes to teenagers (and pre-teens for that matter)! Here are some things to think about when it comes to keeping your teens (and tweens) happy on a UK cottage holiday. Make sure there is WIFI in the holiday […]


10 family activities to try in and around York

6 April, 2018

You’ll find plenty to keep children of all ages entertained on a visit to this Yorkshire city. Take a look at these 10 family activities to try in and around York. #01 Jorvik Viking Centre The Jorvik Viking Centre re-opened last year and is now bigger and better than ever before. The main attraction is […]


Book a luxury short break to York!

5 April, 2018

Who doesn’t love a visit to York. This fabulous Yorkshire city mixes medieval buildings, cosmopolitan bars and first-class shops and restaurants. There’s always something happening in York and plenty to see and do for couples, families and groups of friends alike. Whether you like a 5-star luxury apartment in York city centre to a holiday […]


What’s happening in Yorkshire – April 2018

4 April, 2018

Find out What’s Happening in Yorkshire – April 2018 with this selection of events taking place across the region: Harrogate Flower Show: 26th – 29th April Taking place at the Great Yorkshire Showground in Harrogate, the Harrogate Spring Flower show has been rated the UK’s best gardening event by Which. This horticultural extravaganza includes show […]


Host a special birthday celebration at West Acre

Getting family and friends together for a special birthday celebration can take planning and preparation. The best celebration properties tend to book up quickly so pick your date in advance. Everyone can add it to their diaries and it’s more likely your ideal celebration property will be available. When it comes to celebration properties it […]


5 dog-friendly walks in the Yorkshire Dales

3 April, 2018

What better way to exercise your dog than by taking them for a walk in the beautiful Yorkshire Dales countryside. You can even stop for a cheeky pint in one of the many dog-friendly pubs in this beautiful part of Yorkshire. As long as you are considerate (keep dogs on a lead where appropriate and […]


Owner guide – what to include in your welcome hamper

27 March, 2018

If you are thinking of letting out your holiday cottage then there’s lots of things to think about. From getting the layout right to planning your furnishings, there’s plenty of things you can do to make your luxury Yorkshire holiday cottage stand out from the crowd. One thing though which many holiday owners overlook is […]