Boxing Day is always a great day to visit the seaside town of Scarborough. Scarborough is a 20 minute drive from our self catering cottages at Cliff House, so makes a great place to visit with only a short drive, whether thats for a walk along the prom, or to grab some fish and chips.
Boxing Day in Scarborough marked the return of the annual Fishermen versus Firemen Charity Football Match. A relatively good natured match, with some rules that you might not recognise in an ordinary kick around, specifically – all players must wear a hat, and if they lose their hat the opposition is awarded a free kick. After the football match there is the around the inner harbour raft race, with home made rafts of varying degrees of sea worthiness 😉 It was a fantastic day out and is a great opportunity to be out and blow the cobwebs away after Christmas Day. Book a holiday with us for Christmas 2024 and you could be here too, watching the match and eating chips and ice cream!
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...
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...
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...
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