Tag Archives: countryside

Comfy bed for a cosy nights sleep………

Aww a cosy night in Overdale Cottage sets you up for a great day out and about exploring North Yorkshire. Having an amble around the brilliant Helmsley, maybe a cooked breakfast at Castlegate tearooms, maybe an afternoon tea at the Black Swan cafe, a milkshake at Creme Coffee, or a hot chocolate at Porters cafe……..tried

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Cereals growing nicely……….

A wonder around some of the fields in Harome, Wombleton and Nawton…….showing off their straight tram lines and evenly growing cereals. All looking good for the future harvest in July / August.

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What a view…………..

North Yorkshire Moors……………..whoa, what can we say………isnt that some view? Only a short drive from Helmsley and you can be in a different world, wide open spaces, views as far as the eye can see, walkers paradise, soul searcher heaven………The road to Rosedale where you feel time stands still and there is no rush in

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A dusting of snow at the duck pond ………….

A trip around the village after a dusting of snow was lovely. Making the first tracks along the paths and seeing the snow on the tree branches waiting to drop off down your neck!!! The ducks on the pond enjoying stretching their wings and checking if there was any food for the offering. The lovely

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What a hot a chocolate……………..

A recent visit to the wonderful Castle Howard was an experience not to be missed. The Christmas decorations were popping out and getting very festive. A gorgeous lunch in the cafe along with a delicious hot chocolate was just the job……..then returning to Overdale Cottage to cosy up and have a lovely nights sleep in

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Dining in peace………..

Grab a bottle of wine and a lovely takeaway from Gepettos, take it back to Overdale Cottage, sit down and enjoy. Lovely food always makes happy people and happy holidays!! Thats what we think anyway! Relax in the light and airy dining room and feed a hungry appetite after a long day of exploring the

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The enclosed back garden……..

This is the view from the upstairs landing in Overdate Cottage, the large enclosed back garden where your children, or pets can run around and burn of some energy…………..

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New fencing etc…….

A new look for the front of Overdate Cottage!  Brand new fencing making it really appealing to dog lovers, wait until you see the rear garden – its huge.  Our new windows are looking good, keeping the wintery draughts out, along with the new gravel and cute bistro set……….enjoy breakfast out the front listening to

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The Old Red Phone Box!

Sitting pretty in the village of Harome is the Old Red Phone Box.  Actually it is straight across the Main Street from Overdale Cottage.  The beautiful tranquil village with its many strikingly beautiful  houses, countryside outlooks, two great pubs / restaurants, pond and windy country lanes. You could not really want for much more.  A

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Whitby.

A trip to Whitby is a must when staying in Yorkshire, the quaint streets and shops, along with the magnificent sea views and pier walks.  Finishing the day off with fish and chips is a must………make memories and enjoy!

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