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The latest Gorgeous Cottages – March 2017

28 March, 2017

We’ve launched a selection of cottages just in time for Spring in Yorkshire. From a rather fabulous celebration property near Ilkley to a cosy cottage in Middleham take a look at these beauties! Brass Castle This spectacular large house in Nidderdale has everything you need for a big celebration with 6 beautiful en-suite bedrooms, a […]


What’s on at the Yorkshire Coast in 2017

27 March, 2017

We are already excited that the Tour de Yorkshire will return once again to the Yorkshire Coast on 28th April. The route includes Goathland, Robin Hood’s Bay and Whitby before finishing spectacularly at Scarborough’s North Bay. This is just one of the great things happening on the coast this year. Here’s a little look at […]


5 things to love about Shepherd’s Croft

23 March, 2017

I recently visited Shepherd’s Croft in the Howardian Hills to meet with owners John and Sally Medforth. They originally moved to High Penhowe (the farm where Shepherd’s Croft resides) in 2009 and have spent blood, sweat and tears transforming this once dilapidated site into a stunning farmhouse and holiday cottage – even living on-site in […]


Introducing the fabulous Brass Castle!

14 March, 2017

We fell in love at first site with Brass Castle, a property that’s just crying out to hold big celebrations – Anniversaries, Birthdays, Engagements or simply just getting together with loved ones that you haven’t seen for a while! Here are some of things we love about it: Every bedroom is a winner There’s no need […]


See our finest Dog-Friendly Yorkshire Cottages at Crufts!

6 March, 2017

We are all dog lovers here at Gorgeous Cottages so are very excited to be heading to Crufts later this week. Not only are we offering all Crufts visitors the chance to win a fabulous weekend break at the fabulous Low Burn Cottage but showcasing around 70 dog-friendly Yorkshire cottages at one of the world’s premier […]


6 Things to Love About The Ranch

1 March, 2017

We had the luxury of spending February Half Term at the fabulous Ranch in Gilling West. It was the perfect opportunity to introduce my Northern Irish Father and brother to the stunning landscapes of the Yorkshire Dales. There were 5 adults and 5 children in total, but it felt like we had room for more […]


The latest Gorgeous Cottages – February 2017

16 February, 2017

We have started the new year as we mean to go on – with a selection of fabulous new cottages! Take a look at these beauties and let us know which one is your favourite… Low Burn Cottage This 4-bedroom property is rather special. The interiors are stunning and outside there is a large enclosed […]


Dog-friendly Yorkshire – A Gorgeous Guide!

15 February, 2017

There’s no need to leave your four-legged friend behind on a trip to Yorkshire as not only are their plenty of dog-friendly cottages to stay in, there is also lots you can do on your holiday. From pubs to beaches there has never been more things to do in dog-friendly Yorkshire! Dog-Friendly Yorkshire Pubs An […]


Meet the owner – Blacksmith’s Barn

10 February, 2017

Owners of Blacksmith’s Barn, Lisa and Martin, relocated from the hustle and bustle of London in 2015 to a more relaxing pace of life in the North York Moors. They now live next door to Blacksmith’s Barn in the beautiful village of Ruston with their dog Baxter and two Shetland Ponies (which reside in the […]


5 reasons to love Tannery Cottage in Harmby

8 February, 2017

I recently visited Tannery Cottage in the village of Harmby and loved its great location in Wensleydale (close to Leyburn, Bedale and Middleham) and the warm and cosy family feeling I got at the property. The cottage has one double and one twin bedroom so works well for either couples or small families looking to explore […]