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Latest Gorgeous Yorkshire Cottages – Oct 2015

9 October, 2015

We are delighted to have launched some stunning new Yorkshire Cottages this Autumn, from a fabulous 2-bedroom former reading room in the Dales to a handsome upside down Georgian hideaway for two near York. As always, our standards are incredibly high, so you will find our latest luxury self-catering cottages in Yorkshire really are the […]

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5 Reasons for a Yorkshire Autumn Break

1 October, 2015

Autumn is such a lovely time of year, despite the knowledge that the colder weather is on its way. There is so much to love about this season in Yorkshire, and its the perfect time to plan a short break to God’s Own County. Here’s our top 5 reasons why you should come for a short […]

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5 Things to Love About Spyglass, Whitby

28 September, 2015

Whitby is one of those destinations that hold a special place in people’s hearts. It’s incredible how many speak fondly of childhood memories there, even those who live far away from this picturesque fishing town. And this enduring love shows no sign of abating, with Whitby’s cobbled medieval streets home to thousands of tourists and […]

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Yorkshire Walks – Burnsall to Grassington

25 September, 2015

This lovely walk is from John Kelly, otherwise known as the Happy Hiker. Taking in the pretty villages of Burnsall and Grassington, its particularly stunning in the Autumn as the landscape turns to gold and red… Yorkshire Walks – Burnsall to Grassington Introduction Difficulty Level: Relatively Easy Distance: 6.8 miles Printable PDF: Click here This […]

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The Gorgeous Guide to the North York Moors

22 September, 2015

Get back to nature with a visit to the Nork York Moors, a national park that covers nearly 1500 square kilometres and includes forests, hills, scenic walks, market towns, castles, abbeys and much more. With so much to see and do your only challenge will be where to start. The North Yorks Moors Railway The […]

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The Gorgeous Guide to York

15 September, 2015

The beautiful city of York lies right in the heart of Yorkshire and to this day retains many features of its rich and varied history. The real magic of this city, however, is that it manages to combine old world charm with a cosmopolitan feel. Wander down cobbled streets such as the Shambles and check out the […]

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The Gorgeous Guide to the Yorkshire Coast

7 September, 2015

There is nothing like breathing in some refreshing sea air for revitalising even the weariest of souls and the Yorkshire Coast with its miles of gorgeous coastline is the perfect place to do this.  There is lots to explore with everything from traditional seaside attractions to sleepy fishing villages. Here’s our guide to just some […]

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Images of Yorkshire – Ben Spires

4 September, 2015

Ben is an amateur photographer based just outside of Scarborough, North Yorkshire. Focusing mainly on landscape and seascape photography, Ben has captured some incredible images of Yorkshire over the years. Ben recently returned from a few years living on the East Coast of America but now lives on the stunning Yorkshire coast. We’ve showcased just a few […]

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The Gorgeous Guide to Harrogate

1 September, 2015

The beautiful Yorkshire town of Harrogate was recently named the happiest place to live in the UK for the third year in a row and with fabulous countryside, lovely places to eat and the famous Turkish baths, it isn’t hard to see why.  Not everyone can be lucky enough to live in Harrogate but you […]

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Images of Yorkshire – Chris Lazenby

30 July, 2015

This week we’re showcasing the work of talented local artist Chris Lazenby of Lazenby Visuals. Chris has a background in graphic design and architecture and still works in both of those areas from his studio in Helmsley. Yorkshire born and bred, Chris grew up near the market town of Pocklington in the Yorkshire Wolds and now […]

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