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Posts in ‘Cottage Owner Advice’

Cottage Owner Advice – Adding a hot tub to your holiday cottage…

27 December, 2018

Holiday cottages with hot tubs have never been more popular and adding one will almost certainly mean you’ll achieve higher rates and increased occupancy levels. However hot tubs need regularly maintaining to ensure that not only do they work smoothly but are completely hygienic for your guests. Here is our Cottage Owner Guide to adding […]


Cottage Owner Advice – holiday cottage finishing touches

13 November, 2018

‘Little things mean a lot’ may be a well-known song but it’s also very true when it comes to finishing off your holiday cottage. Extra details and thoughtful touches will not only delight your customers but lead to rave reviews and repeat bookings. Here are 12 ways to add the finishing touches to your holiday […]


Add some Hygge cosiness to your holiday cottage…

22 December, 2017

Hygge is a word on many an Interior Designer’s lips at the moment, hygge, is a Danish ritual of enjoying life’s simple pleasures. Friends. Family. Comfort. It translates to being peaceful, cosy and feeling like you are wrapped in a huge warm hug whilst drinking hot chocolate (or wine!) in front of a roaring fire. […]


10 tips for creating dog-friendly holiday cottages

4 December, 2017

Dog-friendly cottage holidays have never been more popular and there is a massive market for pet-friendly cottages, both for family holidays and romantic short breaks. Booking a dog-friendly cottage in the UK means there is no need for expensive kennelling or the hassle of trying to arrange a pet passport. Getting your holiday cottage right […]


Meet the owner – Amy Newhouse from Dugdales Barn

30 August, 2016

I recently met up for a cup of tea with Amy Newhouse from Dugdales Barn to find out about the story behind this fabulous property and how she has found being part of the Gorgeous Cottages family. Find out more about Dugdales Barn. Amy and her husband James are both originally from Settle and after […]


Holiday Cottages – Legal Requirements

6 November, 2015

If you’re new to letting out a cottage or any other type of self-catering property, there are a number of legal obligations and other requirements which you must undertake to ensure your holiday property complies with the law, and ensures guests safety and comfort at all times. We’ve put together a handy guide on the various aspects you […]


Our Gorgeous new Owner Brochures!

10 October, 2015

We have just taken delivery of our shiny new Gorgeous Cottages Owner Brochures which set out why we are the Holiday Letting Agency for Luxury Holiday Cottages in Yorkshire. Special thanks goes to photographers Mark Davis, Jonathan McGee and Beverly Cottrell for their Gorgeous images of our properties and Yorkshire itself… Our Gorgeous New Owner […]