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A cluster of cottages in Church Houses!

31 May, 2017

The pretty hamlet of Church Houses is located in Farndale (right in the middle of the North York Moors National Park) and is home to a rather fabulous cluster of cottages. What was once a selection of working farm buildings have been transformed into some seriously stylish cottages that have kept lots of their original […]


5 things to love about Pear Tree House in York

22 May, 2017

A prime position in York Pear Tree House is right in the centre of York (both York Minster and The Shambles are just a few minutes away) yet the first thing I noticed on arrival was the lovely peace and quiet. It’s so peaceful that you can even hear the birds chirping and the hustle […]


Six of the best properties for a special birthday celebration!

15 May, 2017

Big birthdays are a special milestone in life and if you (or someone you know) is celebrating their 40th, 50th, 60th, 70th or even 80th birthday then chances are you will be planning to celebrate the occasion in style. Where better to gather your family or closest friends for laughter, food (and maybe even a dip in […]


Tempting treats from Kacao Chocolaterie!

12 May, 2017

As you would expect we all have a love of Yorkshire here at Gorgeous Cottages. However, we all also have a bit of a weak spot when it comes to chocolate so when local Yorkshire company Kacao Chocolaterie offered to send us a selection of their finest chocolates to sample, we were in heaven! Handmade […]


Five fabulous new properties for May!

3 May, 2017

We have been busy little bees here at Gorgeous Cottages and have a selection of new one and two-bedroom properties that are ready to book for Spring and Summer. All have idyllic locations in the Yorkshire countryside and beautifully designed interiors. Take a look and let us know what you think! Cold Harbour Shed The […]


Why Rock Lobster is the perfect family holiday home…

2 May, 2017

What makes for a great family holiday? For me in today’s online world it’s a place where everyone (including the kids) can unplug themselves and reconnect with the natural world. Rock Lobster offers the opportunity to do just that. Set 100 yards from the sea on a picturesque headland in East Yorkshire the location is […]


Gorgeous Cottages in the city (and town)!

1 May, 2017

We may be better known for our country cottages in rural Yorkshire locations but Gorgeous Cottages also have an selection of altogether more urban properties in towns and cities such as York, Harrogate, Helmsley and Richmond. If you fancy being close to the centre of things, these fabulous pads could be right up your street! […]


The Gorgeous Guide to Geocaching!

24 April, 2017

Now I must confess that I’m a bit of a newbie to geocaching, but have recently been introduced to it by the owners of the family friendly Curlew Cottage in Goathland. The concept is a simple one – all you need is a GPS enabled smartphone and the Geocaching App to get started. It’s the […]


Six things to love about Millbrook in Robin Hoods Bay

20 April, 2017

I had the pleasure of spending Good Friday at Robin Hood’s Bay and couldn’t resist a little visit to Millbrook while I was there. There’s so much to love about this unique village on the North York Moors coastline and Millbrook is ideally placed to explore it for yourself. Take a look at my top […]


One Building – Three Romantic Retreats in Nidderdale!

13 April, 2017

We’ve just launched a trio of romantic one-bedroom retreats that are all housed in the same refurbished Nidderdale Inn. The building is close to the pretty village of Glasshouses and has stunning views of the surrounding Yorkshire Dales countryside. All the cottages are spacious and sophisticated with beautiful bedrooms and large living areas. What’s more […]