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Great Things to Do Outdoors when Staying at Helmsley Hideaway

Getting Outdoors is Proven to do Wonders for our Well Being There are many reasons we head off on holiday, to relax, get away from work, de-stress, re-charge and be happy. Getting outdoors is proven to do wonders for our health and well-being. It helps reduce stress, lowers blood pressure and what’s more, being in

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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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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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Pet friendly large enclosed garden.

Here is the lovely enclosed rear garden for Overdale Cottage.  Imagine a BBQ, the children and dogs running up and down to happiness and then retiring for a great nights sleep, ready to explore some more the day after!

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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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