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BEST Business Women Awards 2018!

17 September, 2018

We’re super-excited to announce our founder and MD Christina Brion has been shortlisted for the second award in as many years, this time for the 2018 BEST Business Women Awards! These prestigious awards are designed to recognize the achievement of talented and dedicated female entrepreneurs who not only run successful businesses but, in many cases, […]

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Meet the owner – Terri Crosby of Station House

What do you get when you combine a former Station Master’s cottage on the Wensleydale railway line with an owner who is used to designing the interiors of luxury yachts? The answer is Station House – one of the finest holiday cottages in Yorkshire (and indeed the UK)! We just had to sit down for […]

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10 romantic holiday cottages with a wood burner

5 September, 2018

When the weather starts to get colder there’s nothing nicer than snuggling up on a romantic country cottage escape. Especially if you can light up the wood-burning stove and get cosy together! Here are 10 romantic holiday cottages with a wood burner that make ideal choices for a short break this Autumn. Can’t you just […]

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The latest Yorkshire Holiday Cottages – Sept 2018

4 September, 2018

This beautiful quartet of luxury Yorkshire holiday homes have recently joined the Gorgeous Cottages collection. They are all available to book now so take a look and see what you think! The Bull Pen This romantic retreat in the North York Moors is rather special indeed. With a stunning setting on the edge of Goathland […]

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What’s on in Yorkshire this month – September 2018

3 September, 2018

There’s so much happening in Yorkshire this month. From a flower festival to a 1940’s weekend, take a look at these Yorkshire Events taking place in September 2018! Heritage Open Days, 6th – 9th and 13th – 16th September For two weekends in September, Heritage sites across Yorkshire (and the rest of the UK) will […]

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Yorkshire Businesses – The Little Yorkshire Candle Company

30 August, 2018

At Gorgeous Cottages we love celebrating our favourite things about Yorkshire including some brilliant Yorkshire businesses. The Little Yorkshire Candle Company is just such a small Yorkshire business and we think they deserve to be shouted about. Luxury hand-poured candles They produce an exquisite range of hand-poured candles which are are all inspired by Yorkshire […]

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Book a short break to Bedale

You’ll find lots to do in the Georgian market town of Bedale. It’s located on the cusp on Wensleydale and is the start (or end point) of the heritage Wensleydale Railway. There’s also plenty of heritage to explore within the town too. We recommended trying out the Bedale Heritage Trail. You’ll also find Thorp Perrow […]

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Dog-friendly dining in the Yorkshire Dales

24 August, 2018

There’s no need to leave your dog at home when you go out to dine in Yorkshire. Take a look at these dog-friendly pubs, cafes and restaurants in the Yorkshire Dales. So grab your dog and discover your favourite dog-friendly place to eat! #01 Wensleydale Heifer in West Witton The Wensleydale Heifer is a very […]

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Yorkshire Holiday Cottages in Wensleydale

22 August, 2018

There’s lots to love about Wensleydale in the Yorkshire Dales National Park. From getting some cheese at the Wensleydale Creamery in Hawes to exploring the beautiful Aysgarth Falls, there’s so much to see and do. Bolton Castle is always a family favourite for letting of steam while peaceful Lake Semerwater makes a beautiful spot for […]

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Owner Guide – Accessible Holiday Cottage Guide

17 August, 2018

The market for accessible UK holiday cottages is growing all the time. In fact it is estimated that one in six people in England and Wales have an ‘activity limiting’ health problem or disability. (Source VisitBritain). What’s more we are an ageing population and this retired generation represents a huge slice of the holiday cottage […]

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