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Month: January 2024

A visit to Staithes

A visit to Staithes

Up and out early on Sunday for the short 51 minute drive across the North York Moors to try and catch (and photograph) the sunrise at the fishing village of Staithes on the Discover Yorkshire Coast. Staithes is a picture postcard village set at the bottom of cliffs in...

Bridestones and the Hole of Horcum Walk

Bridestones and the Hole of Horcum Walk

We went on fantastic snowy winter walk from the car park at Saltergate in the North York Moors National Park with views across the Hole of Horcum. Just 15 minutes from our cottages. We walked our across the moors, taking in the view across to Blakey Topping (and just...

Fountains Abbey

Fountains Abbey

Nestled in the picturesque landscape of North Yorkshire, a captivating adventure awaits you at the National Trust's Fountains Abbey. Just over 1hr and 20 minutes from our cottages across the heart of North Yorkshire.. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, this majestic ruin...

A Walk Down Netherby Dale

A Walk Down Netherby Dale

This walk is about 3km long and can take between 1 to 2 hours depending on your pace and how many stops you make. Please note that some sections are difficult under foot, specifically very muddy and in places the path is unstable/rocky under foot.  Given it is a dale,...

Fossil Hunting in Robin Hoods Bay

Fossil Hunting in Robin Hoods Bay

Step in to Yorkshire’s Jurassic past and visit Robin Hood’s Bay on the Yorkshire Coast and go on a fossil hunt! Robin Hood’s Bay is a fantastic seaside village steeped in history and tales of smuggling, but it is also great for a walk out along the beach and...

A walk to Jerry Noddle in Dalby Forest

A walk to Jerry Noddle in Dalby Forest

At any time of year a walk out to Jerry Noddle in Dalby Forest (aka the Great Yorkshire Forest) is a nice relaxing and gentle walk. A circular walk from Bickley Gate Car Park takes you along forestry access roads to the promontory of Jerry Noddle which sounds like the...

A stroll along Filey Bay

A stroll along Filey Bay

A short drive from our cottages at Cliff House Holiday Cottages takes you to Hunmanby Gap, and from there out on to Filey Bay - a massive expanse of sand which is dog friendly (save for the beach immediately in front of Filey town) stretching from Filey Rigg all 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...