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Light Up Christmas at Helmsley Hideaway at Harome

Christmas is fast approaching and the lights at the famous Christmas Tree Festival at Helmsley were officially switched on the 29th November. It offers visitors to the area the chance to see more than 20 trees individually decorated around the theme of Christmas Favourites. The Helmsley Christmas tree decorations have been steadily updated every year

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Our sister cottages in Scotland……. fancy a trip?

This is a little bit of information about our sister cottages in the South West of Scotland……….fancy a trip? Scottish Thistle Awards 2019 / 2020 Ross Bay Retreat – Best Self Catering Accommodation Finalist – West Region We are very excited here at Ross Bay Retreat as the Scottish Thistle Awards day is fast approaching

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Green Tourism Award – Silver

Ross Bay Retreat & Overdale Cottage A qualified assessor for Green Tourism undertook a Green Check for the above named site. This is a summary of the activities being undertaken on site in relation to the Green Tourism criteria. This Green Check report is a statement on the performance of the business as a sustainable

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Harvest time…….

Well, another year seems to be passing us by very quickly. The combining is finished for another year, and we have had our delivery from Yorkshire up to Scotland of some barley, all ready for feeding the animals for Winter. Most of the straw has been baled, with some delivered to Scotland, and some tucked

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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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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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Market Town of Helmsley

Beautiful Helmsley.

Only a 3 miles drive or a long stroll, you decide……set off from Overdale Cottage and head for the market town of Helmsley where many delights await you. The beautiful hanging baskets decorate the stone shops and cafes making you feel humbled at the beauty. Boutique shops, independent retailers, bistros, restaurants, cafes and food shops

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Master bedroom.

Our master bedroom guest ready.  Having tested it ourselves, the bed is comfy, and duvet cosy which made a good nights sleep ready for the days exploring ahead.  A great locally sourced cooked breakfast feasted in the light, airy and lovely (although I say it myself) dining room made us full of energy and ready

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Arable time in Yorkshire.

August time sees the combine harvesters setting off cutting the cereals, and the tractors baling straw for Winter bedding for cattle.  We love to see the countryside dotted with round bales, and an abundance of wildlife enjoying their pad.  Overdale Cottage is ideally situated in the cute village of Harome, just a short drive to

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