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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 […]


Yorkshire Designers – Hannah Nunn

6 February, 2017

Hannah Nunn is originally from Leeds and has been designing and making beautiful lamps for over 12 years. Her range (which is all available on now includes lighting, wallpaper and fabrics which is inspired by the intricate deatils found in the natural world. Hannah is now based in Hebden Bridge and has a lighting and […]


The Gorgeous Guide to Robin Hood’s Bay

3 February, 2017

Did you know that Robin Hood’s Bay was named one of the 25 top beaches in the world by Passport Magazine who said: “It’s a photographer’s and scenery-gulper’s delight: the centuries-old houses and byways of the village rising behind, the craggy coast filled with Jurassic fossils and rolling grey waters, the beachcombing and strolling. Walking […]


Discover Littondale and Elbeck Barn

26 January, 2017

Fans of the Dales will just love a trip to Elbeck Barn. It’s located in the small village of Litton in the lesser known Dale of Littondale.  Now Littondale may not be as well-known as Wensleydale or Swaledale but I think it deserves to be shouted about. If you are looking for some peace and […]


Six things we love about The Retreat

24 January, 2017

There’s a reason why The Retreat is one of our flagship properties – it really does have something quite magical about it. After all there aren’t many places that combine stunning interiors, half an acre of beautiful gardens, a location close to the charming coastal village Sandsend (with views down to the sea) and a […]


10 York Festivals to attend during 2017

23 January, 2017

There always seems to be something happening in York so it’s no surprise that there is a wide choice of York Festivals that you can attend this year. From fashion to horse racing with a bit of culture and food thrown in, there should be something to please everyone. Take a look at these top […]


5 reasons to fall in love with Foxglove Cottage

18 January, 2017

I recently paid a visit to Foxglove Cottage in the village of Hutton Buscel. This hidden gem of a place is surrounded by the North York Moors and just a few miles from the coast. You really do get the best of both worlds here with villages such as Thornton-Le-Dale and Hutton-Le-Hole within easy reach and […]