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Family-Friendly Yorkshire – Summer 2013

22 July, 2013

Gosh it’s been hot recently hasn’t it.  Loving it of course and wouldn’t dare complain, but hot and sweaty toddlers at 3am, not so good.  Still, summer and children is usually a good mix, and as I keep finding out, Yorkshire + Summer + Children is even better. So, what to do with the kids […]

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My ugly duckling Yorkshire Cottage

15 July, 2013

Owner Lynn de Bruyn tells the story of how she transformed the ‘ugliest house in the village’ into a stunning luxury cottage. We bought Foxglove Cottage in Hutton Buscel (close to the Yorkshire Coast) back in 2007, much against the advice of everyone in the village including my Estate Agent, which is a first. They said […]

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Yorkshire Festivals

23 April, 2013

If you think festivals are all about hedonistic teenagers, mucky tents and questionable toilets, this week’s blog may surprise you.  Having experienced the above several times in my younger days I now enjoy something rather more civilised.  Luckily there are bags of excellent festivals here on my doorstep in Yorkshire.  I’ve cherry-picked some of my […]

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Yorkshire Cottages with hot tubs

8 April, 2013

We were delighted this week to be featured by Hot Tub Hire Yorkshire as having one of the top luxury cottages with hot tubs in Yorkshire – The Stables, North York Moors. As well as the hot tub it also has a sauna, gym and games room complete with table football, Wii and piano should […]

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Le Tour Yorkshire

13 March, 2013

The countdown for the Tour de France Yorkshire 2014 is on so we decided to create our own Gorgeous Guide to Le Tour Yorkshire and ask why everyone should be getting excited about it now! I must admit I’m not (or should say wasn’t) an avid watcher of road cycling until the final few stages […]

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Owner spotlight on Agra Cottage

21 February, 2013

Could you be a Luxury Cottage Owner? We’ve all fantasised about it, but what is it actually like?   This week we’re showcasing one of our Gorgeous Owners Mark Richardson and asking the question; what so good (and not so good) about owning your own luxury cottage… The birth of a Luxury Holiday Cottage Mark Richardson […]

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Cottage holidays on the Yorkshire Coast

23 January, 2013

Much like its Cornish counterpart, the Yorkshire coastline is a heady mix of rugged cliff tops, peaceful bays and pretty fishing villages.  With long sandy beaches and all the traditional seaside trimmings of yesteryear, this is proper bucket ‘n spade territory.  That’s not to say it’s stuck in the past, in fact the coast’s villages […]

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What to do on a Yorkshire coast cottage holiday

Our top 5 things to do on your Luxury Cottage Holiday to the Yorkshire Coast… Ok so you have made the best decision; head for the Yorkshire coast for your next holiday. Presumably you have arrived at the decision due to impecable good taste, an urge for a beautiful drive through the moors to the […]

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What to see on your Luxury Cottage Holiday in York

17 December, 2012

Ok, so you have driven up/down the A1, or ridden the rails to York Station. You’ve schlepped your bags into the bedroom, admired the view/sitting room/contents of the fridge in your cottage courtesy of Gorgeous Cottages (we hope!). Now, your in York; world renowned Heritage City. Home of the greatest gothic cathedral in Britain, if […]

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Luxury Cottage Holidays in York

The small but perfectly formed City of York The jewel in Yorkshire’s crown, we think York is one of the best holiday destinations in England.  But don’t just take our word for it.  Voted ‘Best UK City’ by the Telegraph’s travel section in 2008, York is a favourite amongst even the most seasoned of travellers.  This […]

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