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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.ย  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...

Thornwick Bay

Thornwick Bay

Following a tip off from one of our guests we headed out this morning to Thornwick Bay near Flamborough Head to see the puffins. Just ยฃ1.50 at the car park gets you access to the Bay (and the caves at low tide) as well the chance to see puffins and razorbills close...

North Yorkshire Water Park

North Yorkshire Water Park

North Yorkshire Water Park We visited the nearby North Yorkshire Water Park to have a go on their zip line, which was quite fun ๐Ÿ˜Š The Water Park also offers a range of other activities to make a day of it, from climbing on the climbing wall, paddle boarding, wake...

A Walk to Blakey Topping Stone Circle

A Walk to Blakey Topping Stone Circle

Went for a walk last week to Blakey Topping and the stone circle (what's left of it) that lies at the foot of it. A relatively easy 7km, that like many walks for us starts at the Saltergate Car Park just above the Hole of Horcum. Having achieved the stone circle we...

What’s Your Bucket List?

What’s Your Bucket List?

Jess Power from Married At First Sight Australia has recently moved to Manchester and this is her UK bucket list... what would be your North Yorkshire Bucket list?   This would be our Cliff House bucket listโ€ฆ Ice Cream Sundae at the Harbour Bar in Scarborough A...

North York Moors Dark Skies Festival

North York Moors Dark Skies Festival

On the 8th of December 2020 the Yorkshire Dales and North York Moors National Parks were designated as International Dark Sky Reserves, joining an exclusive global family of Dark Sky Places. The Yorkshire Dales and North York Moors are home to some of the darkest...

Relocation, Relocation, Relocation

Relocation, Relocation, Relocation

If you're considering relocating to Yorkshire as a part of your own personal escape to the country, why not consider staying with us at Cliff House?ย  We are well located, situated in the Vale of Pickering between the North York Moors to the North, the Yorkshire Wolds...

Beavers in North Yorkshire

Beavers in North Yorkshire

Interesting piece from the BBC on the reintroduction of beavers to North Yorkshire near Pickering - not too far away from where we are. Beavers help slow water down when it floods, helping reducing the impact down stream.ย  Follow the link below to find out more....

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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.ย  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...