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Cherry Tree House – a wheelchair friendly large holiday home!

20 February, 2019

When Jan Grey set about transforming her former family home into a 5-bedroom holiday cottage, she wanted to make sure it worked well for extended family gatherings. That meant including a spacious kitchen / diner where everyone can gather, a large lawned garden that’s great for summer games and a patio table that alongside a […]

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What makes the perfect UK seaside holiday?

18 February, 2019

There’s nothing like escaping to the UK seaside for revitalising the spirits and making some magical family memories. Yorkshire has a range of lovely coastal towns and villages to explore including Whitby, Scarborough, Robin Hood’s Bay and Sandsend. Here are some of the things we think make for a perfect UK seaside holiday. Take a […]

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How to book the perfect dog-friendly UK holiday

7 February, 2019

There’s no need to leave your dog at home on your next UK holiday or short break. But with an abundance of dog-friendly holiday cottages available to book, how do you choose the right one for both you and your four-legged friend. Choosing the right dog-friendly cottage Dogs come in all shapes, temperaments and sizes […]

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Gorgeous guide to Richmond

4 February, 2019

Richmond is a handsome Georgian market town that forms the northern gateway to the Yorkshire Dales. It combines historical houses, beautiful scenery and an array of shops, pubs, cafes and restaurants. Richmond Castle The town has an impressive history and was originally formed around Richmond Castle. The castle was built in the 11th century on […]

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Where to eat in and around Osmotherley

The lovely village of Osmotherley is surrounded by the beautiful North York Moors countryside with the Hambleton Hills to the South of the village and the Cleveland Way to the North. It’s as pretty as can be and a top choice for walkers – the walk to nearby Mount Grace Priory is particularly scenic. Sheepwash […]

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A pair of romantic retreats near Robin Hood’s Bay

30 January, 2019

Barn conversions just don’t get more romantic than this pair of romantic holiday cottages that are nestled in the moorland above Robin Hoods Bay. Swallow Cottage and Granary Cottage are cute, cosy and just the right size for two. Both are dog-friendly and come with a warming wood-burning stove. Swallow Cottage This quirky holiday cottage […]

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Cottage Owner Advice – Launching your first holiday let

29 January, 2019

Have you decided this will be the year you finally launch your new holiday let? There’s lot of great reasons to become a holiday cottage owner. Not only can be extremely lucrative for your bank balance but you can put your own stamp on a property and help guests to have a fantastic holiday. There’s […]

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Yorkshire’s dog-friendly towns and villages

28 January, 2019

One of the big draws of Yorkshire for many visitors (aside from the stunning countryside) is that so many towns and villages across the North York Moors, Yorkshire Dales and Yorkshire Coast are so dog-friendly. You’ll find an array of dog-friendly pubs, cafes, restaurants, shops and of course holiday cottages. Here is just a small […]

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A romantic dog-friendly cottage in the North York Moors

24 January, 2019

There’s something rather magical about The Old Nail Shed holiday cottage. This dog-friendly romantic retreat is tucked away in the pretty village of Sawdon and looks out across to the surrounding North York Moors from a dramatic double height window. Here are just some of the reasons we think The Old Nail Shed makes the […]

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Romantic Yorkshire Cottages for Valentine’s Day

4 January, 2019

Valentine’s Day is on the horizon and it’s the perfect opportunity to whisk your loved one away for a romantic short break. Whether you fancy sipping champagne in a hot tub, curling up by the wood-burner or strolling to a country pub, these Yorkshire cottages are perfect settings for romance. #01 The Bull Pen This […]

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