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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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Snuggly sitting room.

Well, whether the weather is sunny, cold, raining or otherwise the sitting room is a snuggly place to be.  Windows open, windows closed, fire lit, fire not, central heating on, central heating off the relaxing reclining stressless chairs are the place to be, either snoozing, dozing, reading, TV viewing or DVD watching………tried them all and

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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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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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