Author Archives: Rachael

Colour in all seasons at Harlow Carr Gardens

Are you thinking ahead about where to visit during your stay here in North Yorkshire? Harlow Carr Gardens in Harrogate is a super place and something with broad appeal across the generations. On a recent visit this September, we enjoyed admiring the sculpture displays that have been added this year.

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The Hermitage – “So nice to come back to”

Guests who recently stayed in the Hermitage this autumn remarked on how nice it was to return to their beautiful, cosy cottage after their days out. “Everything was catered for”, they said. It is always a great encouragement to read feedback from guests. Thank you so much!

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The Hermitage – “Serenity”

We were delighted to read this feedback card from guests who stayed in the Hermitage in October. Location – and serenity – came top of the list for an enjoyable stay in our dog-friendly cottage for two.

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The joy of holidays – Discovering somewhere new

When you travel on holiday (or indeed set off from your own doorstep), do you delight in finding somewhere new or prefer the familiarity and predictability of places visited before? I guess for many of us it’s a mix. If we’re taking a true staycation, that is to say, we are having a holiday at […]

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Majestic Malhamdale – Walking in an incredible landscape

There are so many words to describe the spectacular scenery in the limestone landscapes around Malham in the Yorkshire Dales. Something that I discovered again for myself on a morning walk today in the autumnal sunshine. Setting off early is always a good plan for Malham. It meant that I had the footpaths pretty much […]

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Being in nature. The wonders of Parceval Hall Gardens.

Tucked away in Wharfedale, near the pretty settlements of Appletreewick and Skyreholme are Parceval Hall Gardens. We discovered them one Sunday afternoon this summer. It was really to wonderful to be immersed in so much greenery. It had been a number of years since I had visited, and at that time I had only seen […]

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It’s all about the CHEESE! 7th – 10th October 2021, Yorkshire Dales

With just over a week to go until the Cheese Festival in Yorkshire, it’s not too late to plan your outing to one of the fabulous food and drink establishments that the Yorkshire Dales has to offer. Tuck in to some delicious cheeses. Try something new. Discover what products are made locally and select your […]

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Filming for Series 2 of All Creatures Great and Small

One of this year’s highlights was being asked to host some filming for the second series of “All Creatures Great and Small”. Having loved watching the first series last Autumn, we were thrilled to be a small part of the production jigsaw this year.

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The Hermitage – “Just suited us so well”

We were really pleased to read this feedback from guests who stayed in The Hermitage this September.

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Newton Cottage – “Everything we needed was provided (and more)”

We enjoyed reading this Feedback Card from guests who stayed in Newton Cottage this month.

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