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Yorkshire Walks

A romantic dog-friendly cottage in the North York Moors

24 January, 2019

There’s something rather magical about The Old Nail Shed holiday cottage. This dog-friendly romantic retreat is tucked away in the pretty village of Sawdon and looks out across to the surrounding North York Moors from a dramatic double height window. Here are just some of the reasons we think The Old Nail Shed makes the […]


Where to stay on a walking holiday to Rosedale

18 September, 2018

It’s hard to beat the North York Moors if you are planning a walking holiday (or even just a holiday with a few walks along the way). This well-loved UK National Park combines dramatic moorland, beautiful waterfalls and plenty of pubs to call in for a tipple and a bite to eat. The landscape is […]


A coastal walk along the Cleveland Way – Staithes to Runswick Bay

16 July, 2018

The Cleveland Way is 109miles long made up of Glorious Heather Moorland and stunning Coastal Scenery. It turned out to be a very hot and humid Sunday morning that I chose to do the walk, having only recently had bunion surgery I decided it was time to give the new walking shoes and foot (for […]


10 of the best scenic summer Yorkshire walks

6 June, 2018

There’s no better way to discover stunning Yorkshire scenery than with a scenic summer walk. Whether you choose the Yorkshire Dales, North York Moors or Yorkshire Wolds you can discover pretty villages, beautiful vantage points and natural landscapes. Here is the Gorgeous Cottages guide to 10 of the best scenic summer walks to try: #01 […]


Seven family friendly walks in the North York Moors

24 April, 2018

Getting out for a walk is a great way to bring the family together. You can talk, get some exercise, discover new places and see some beautiful scenery along the way. Take a look at some of our favourite family friendly walks in the North York Moors. #01 Hutton-le-Hole Hutton-le-Hole is one of the prettiest […]


5 dog-friendly walks in the Yorkshire Dales

3 April, 2018

What better way to exercise your dog than by taking them for a walk in the beautiful Yorkshire Dales countryside. You can even stop for a cheeky pint in one of the many dog-friendly pubs in this beautiful part of Yorkshire. As long as you are considerate (keep dogs on a lead where appropriate and […]


Six of the best walks on the Yorkshire Coast

14 February, 2018

Ah – the beautiful Yorkshire Coast! The mile of miles of dramatic coastline is peppered with traditional fishing villages and seaside towns so it’s a great choice for a walking holiday. The Cleveland Way is a well-known walking route and goes all the way from Saltburn to Filey along the coast. There’s plenty of places […]


5 essentials to pack for a Yorkshire rambling holiday

26 January, 2018

Rambling is one of the great British country pastimes, and there aren’t many places better than the lovely Yorkshire countryside to explore on foot. In this guest blog for Gorgeous Cottages, Christopher Legard, managing director at Thirsk-based clothing retailer Joseph Turner, takes a look at five key essentials you should be packing for your next […]


Discover the best walks in Yorkshire with Walking-Books

11 April, 2017

One of the top reasons to visit Yorkshire has got to be the wide selection of stunning walks available.  Not only are there two National Parks to enjoy (the Yorkshire Dales and the North York Moors) but there are also miles and miles of stunning coastline to walk. Whether you like the challenge of a […]


4 Reasons to visit Thorp Perrow!

15 March, 2016

Fancy a walk on the wild side? Then a visit to Thorpe Perrow Arboretum near Bedale is a must. With over 85 acres to explore, boasting one of the finest private collection of rare trees and shrubs, a fabulous lake with resident swans, bird of prey demonstrations, a very cute mammal centre and a fabulous […]