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Idyllic country cottages for a Spring break near Settle

12 March, 2018

Settle is the perfect destination for a break to the country this Spring. You can enjoy walking in the Yorkshire Dales, eating in a country pub and browsing a selection of shops near to Settle market square. Discover our range of Settle Holiday Cottages. Some of favourite things to do in Settle include having a […]


Top 10 things to do in Harrogate

9 March, 2018

There’s so much to see and do in Harrogate that it’s no wonder this spa town is always a popular choice for a short break to Yorkshire. From exploring the gorgeous Nidderdale countryside to sipping a Slingsby gin cocktail in town, take a look at our Top 10 things to do in Harrogate! #01 Take […]


5 reasons to visit River View in Great Ayton

7 March, 2018

River View in Great Ayton is a very aptly named holiday cottage. With an elevated spot on Great Ayton’s lovely high street you can look out at the River Leven – it runs right through the village. Here at Gorgeous Cottages we have always thought Great Ayton is one of Yorkshire’s prettiest villages. It’s no […]


Interior design tips for Coastal Holiday Cottages

2 March, 2018

A well-designed holiday cottage on the Yorkshire Coast will always be popular. After all who doesn’t love a family holiday (or a romantic getaway) to the sea. Here are our interior design tips for coastal holiday cottages. #01 Play it cool… Light and bright interiors work really well in Coastal properties. White clapboard walls and […]


Lenwood – the perfect dog-friendly cottage in Robin Hoods Bay

1 March, 2018

When Lenwood owners Steve and Alistair were looking to purchase their first holiday cottage, there was only one destination they had in mind – Robin Hoods Bay! They live in nearby Ravenscar and love the fact there is so much to do both in and around Robin Hoods Bay. With a lovely beach and lots […]


What’s on – Easter in Yorkshire 2018

27 February, 2018

There’s a range of things to see and do around Yorkshire this Easter – an egg-cellent selection in fact! Take a look at What’s on in Yorkshire for Easter 2018… Mother Shipton’s Cave This popular Knareborough attraction will be transformed into a Peter Rabbit wonderland for Easter. Children can follow a trail through the woods […]


Where to eat on the Yorkshire Coast

26 February, 2018

There’s more to the Yorkshire Coast than sandy beaches and cliff top walks – there’s a selection of fabulous restaurants, cafes and takeaways to try too. Here’s the Gorgeous Cottages guide to where to eat on the Yorkshire Coast! #01 The Star in the Harbour – Whitby The Star Inn the Harbour offers a range […]


5 Things to Love about Heather View Lodge

25 February, 2018

We had the pleasure of staying in Heather View Lodge with our family this February, and we absolutely fell in love with it. There is so much to enjoy in this luxury holiday cottage in the North York Moors, but here are our Top 5 reasons to fall in love with it… #01 The View […]


Meet the Gorgeous Cottages Team – Phil Brion

23 February, 2018

You will regularly find Gorgeous Cottages Operations Director, Phil Brion, travelling throughout Yorkshire. Phil is responsible for looking after Gorgeous Cottages owners and ensuring everything is tip top for customers visits.  He gets to visit lots of gorgeous places and meet lovely people – sounds like a pretty good job to me! Here are just […]


The Top 10 things to do in Whitby

22 February, 2018

Here at Gorgeous Cottages we absolutely LOVE a trip to Whitby – at any time of year. From eating fish and chips from the paper to walking up 199 steps to Whitby Abbey, here are our Top 10 things to do in Whitby! 10 things to do in Whitby: #01 Take a boat trip You’ll […]