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Month: February 2023

Birdwatching in Wishing Well Wood

Birdwatching in Wishing Well Wood

We have just added some new bird feeders in to Wishing Well Wood.  Set up so that from the comfort of a bench overlooking our big pond you can quietly watch the visitors that come to the feeding station.  Over the course of an hour we watched, Great Tits, Willow Tits...

ATTENTION SOLO TRAVELLERS!

ATTENTION SOLO TRAVELLERS!

ATTENTION SOLO TRAVELLERS! Did you know that in a recent survey Ryedale, where our self catering holiday cottages are, has been voted the best place in the UK for the solo traveller to visit? This is based on the friendliness and happiness of the people (amongst other...

The Great Yorkshire Forest

The Great Yorkshire Forest

The Great Yorkshire Forest in the "Secret Life of the Forest" Starting this Wednesday at 8pm, you'll get to discover a little bit about our back garden - The Great Yorkshire Forest. Made up of Dalby Forest, Cropton Forest and Langdale Forest, the Great Yorkshire...

Secret Life of the Forest

Secret Life of the Forest

Discover the Secret Life of the Forest in the Great Yorkshire Forest In 2020 you may have watched the Channel 5 programme “Secret Life of the Forest”, which focused on the natural history and nature of the Kielder Forest.  Now in 2023 it’s the turn of our local forest...

New Family Shower Room in The Coach House

New Family Shower Room in The Coach House

Last year we ran a brief survey asking what do people prefer in a bathroom if space was tight - a shower, a shower over bath or a bath.  The vast majority of people who were kind enough to respond said that they preferred a shower.  So when it came to redoing the...

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Bluebells and Garlic Walk

Bluebells and Garlic Walk

Last weekend with the first of the good weather we ventured out to a spot about 25 minutes away from our cottages at Cliff House Holiday Cottages to look for Bluebells and Garlic, and we were not disappointed, as the bluebells and garlic looked amazing!...

A Day Out in York

A Day Out in York

York is a city that has a long history, and is only a 45 minute drive from our cottages here at Cliff House Holiday Cottages.  Making it a great place to go for a full on day out with lots for everyone in the family to see and do. If you aren't going to take the train...

Snowdrops at Cliff House

Snowdrops at Cliff House

The snowdrops in our gardens are just tipping past their best in our gardens, but let rewind the clock to two weeks ago when we made this little video. Every year the snowdrops come to the gardens at Cliff House Holiday Cottages and every year they never cease to...