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Summer is on its way…….

Have a stroll around the village n the quiet lanes and enjoy peeking over the fences at the beautiful countryside. Cereals swaying in the breeze just asking for some warmth and sunshine to grow and ripen………oats for breakfast, wheat for lunch and barley for supper……..in different forms of course!!

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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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Just imagine……………..

Just imagine, you have been out on a long walk up the North York Moors and returned aching and tired. A brew and a sit on the stressless chairs, followed by an invigorating shower, a power nap on the comfy kingsize bed, then dressed up for a short stroll in the village for a superb

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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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Happy New Year……

Happy New 2019. Overdale Cottage is ready to welcome back our returning guests, and new ones alike. Thinking about the lovely Spring air, or Summer breeze in the sleepy village of Harome just outside Helmsley. Get ready to explore the great outdoors and then retire to The Star Inn or The Pheasant Inn just a

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The time of year for an open fire…..

We aim for our guests to spend a perfect relaxing week in beautiful Overdale cottage, enjoying the quiet,friendly, idyllic village of Harome. Enjoy a comfy nights sleep then be ready for exploring the many historic towns and villages nearby including Whitby, Goathland and York. Helmsley is just a ten minute drive and offers all you

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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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Helmsley Castle.

Lovely days out just swanning around, having a mooch and a nosey, isn’t that what holidays are about? Helmsley has such a variety of shops, restaurants, bistros and nice things to look at. Walk down by the beck, upto the castle, around the streets and just relax and enjoy yourself. Return to the sleepy village

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Fancy food?

Whilst staying in Overdale Cottage, AKA Helmsley Hideaway, a short stroll around the corner to the Star Inn is sure to satisfy your hunger. The Sunday roast is a must, followed by relaxing drinks, a gentle walk back to the cottage for a nap………….oops, is that what we did on holiday?

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The dining room……..

We have our lovely oak topped dining table, with painted cream legs, and matching chairs making the room light and airy, ready for those great home cooked family meals on holiday, or simply pull up a chair to tuck into that take away.  Just need to finish off the decorating, and get the pictures, up,

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