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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...

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...

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...

Boxing Day in Scarborough

Boxing Day in Scarborough

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...

Stars and S’mores at Cliff House

Stars and S’mores at Cliff House

Stars and S'mores at Cliff House Holiday Cottages Join us this February Half Term for open fires under the stars eating s'mores and drinking hot chocolate to celebrate the North York Moors National Park Dark Skies Festival. With every booking received for a stay with...

Dark Skies at Cliff House

Dark Skies at Cliff House

At Cliff House Holiday Cottages, we are right on the edge of the North York Moors National Park, one of the few (21) designated International Dark Skies Reserves in the world. Which means we are one of the best places in the country to see stars, because of the low...

Helmsley Walled Garden

Helmsley Walled Garden

Rediscover Tranquillity: Exploring Helmsley Walled Garden Nestled within the charming market town of Helmsley, Yorkshire, lies a hidden gem that enchants visitors with its beauty and serenity: Helmsley Walled Garden. Steeped in history and bursting with vibrant...

The Hanging Stones

The Hanging Stones

Spent a fantastic day with friends exploring an installation by the artist Andy Goldsworthy called The Hanging Stones (https://hangingstones.org/introduction/). Its a planned series of 10 installations housed in rebuilt barns on a 6 mile walk through North Dale near...

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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...