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King and Queen Visit Malton

King and Queen Visit Malton

On the 5th of April their Majesties King Charles III and Queen Camilla visited Talbot Yard in Malton.  Having already had The Hairy Bikers visit, Talbot Yard in nearby Malton, has growing reputation as the place to go to to get high quality locally made produce. The...

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...

Robson Green’s Weekend Escapes

Robson Green’s Weekend Escapes

First it was the Hairy Bikers, now its Robson Green! Robson Green's Weekend Escapes - you may have missed it lurking in the schedules of BBC 2, but there is a very gentle and entertaining programme with Robson Green (of Solider Soldier fame (amongst other things))...

Christmas and New Year at Cliff House

Christmas and New Year at Cliff House

It is never to early to think about booking your Christmas or New Year get away.  We've just updated our website with our prices for the 2023 festive season.  Choose between 4 days away at Christmas or 3 days at New Year.  For 2023 we've introduced a pre-Christmas get...

10 things to do in North Yorkshire

10 things to do in North Yorkshire

Looking for inspiration as to what to do on holiday.  Then look no further than our very own "Insider's Guide to North Yorkshire - 10 Things to do in North Yorkshire" - its packed with our very own recommendations as to where to go and what to do when on holiday in...

New Photography for The Coach House

New Photography for The Coach House

We had fun over the weekend taking new photographs of our Coach House self catering cottage.  We've added a few new things to the cottage and wanted to show them off... Prints of local scenes by the artist Ian Mitchell Our new bike rack - a useful addition to our...

Made in Ebberston

Made in Ebberston

Made in Ebberston Since moving to our home in Ebberston despite lockdown, we’ve been able to meet so many other people who call Ebberston home.  Many of those people are fantastic crafters and artisanal makers.  To celebrate Ebberston and its makers, we’ve created a...

Holiday Cottages with a Conscience

Holiday Cottages with a Conscience

At Cliff House we try to be as environmentally and as socially responsible as possible.  Whether that is by trying to use local trades people when renovating our own home and our cottages, supporting local crafts people (more on that very soon!) or by trying to source...

Armed Forces Day 2022

Armed Forces Day 2022

Armed Forces Day 2022 After being cancelled in 2020 and 2021, Scarborough finally gets to host Armed Forces Day on the 25th of June. The day will host a series of events led by the Royal Navy, but the Royal Air Force will be present too with a Red Arrows display, a...

Easter Egg Hunt 2022

Easter Egg Hunt 2022

Easter at Cliff House The Easter Holidays are upon us here at Cliff House in North Yorkshire, to celebrate we invited all of our younger guests to join us for an Easter Egg Hunt around our 2 acres of grounds. Can you spot any of the eggs that we have hidden? Our young...

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The Cross Keys, dinner by Uovo

The Cross Keys, dinner by Uovo

A fantastic new restaurant in Malton, putting it firmly on the foodie map Uovo has been around the East and North Yorkshire area as a pop up restaurant headed by chef patron David Tait for a couple of years now following lock down.  Recently David has set down roots...

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...