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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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Christmas at Overdale Cottage………lovely.

Cottage decorated, tree put up and baubles, lights and tinsel around, nice things on shelves, window sills, gifts under the tree for our guests…………..and look what a lovely review we received………. “Recently returned from Christmas in the Cottage & we had a fabulous Christmas! The Cottage had everything you need, immaculately presented, every detail covered

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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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BBQ …….don’t mind if I do….

After a day out and about exploring a BBQ would be in order, all set out in the garden listening to the birds, and church bells. The little sun trap in the back garden is sure to bring out the relaxing side of you……remember you are on holiday……breathe deep and sigh…….

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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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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 Shambles.

During our trip away, we tootled around the city on Friday evening and managed a photo of a quiet Shambles!  The beautiful, old buildings steeped with history, cobbled streets and quaint shops.  All en route for a lovely Italian meal……….spoilt for choice.  When will you visit?  Overdale Cottage in Harome is the ideal bolthole to

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York Minster.

My daughter and I had a wonderful weekend trip to York.  Our sightseeing city river cruise saw the beautiful York Minster in the distance – the photograph really does not do it justice.  The sun was shining and the day was calm, we were so relaxed, and had a great time exploring the city, both

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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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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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We also have a Coastal Escape in South West Scotland


Ross Bay Retreat self catering holiday cottages in Dumfries & Galloway, a cosy, coastal retreat with sea views from each balcony; when you need to get away from it all.

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