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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...

Self Catering Cottages – now with added WiFi!

Self Catering Cottages – now with added WiFi!

When we were first looking at Cliff House, we did a survey that had quite a far reach in terms of the numbers of people that kindly responded.ย  As a part of that survey we asked what people look for when searching for a holiday cottage to rent.ย  Some of the results we...

Magnificent Magnification

Magnificent Magnification

Calling all lovers of nature! Today we have installing the first of our magnifying posts in the garden next to where we will be installing our new play equipment.ย  The posts have a great magnifying glass in the top allowing kids of all ages to see the world up close...

Books by the Beach 2020

Books by the Beach 2020

The 2020 Books by the Beach 2020 literature festivalย  will take place in nearby Scarborough from theย  Friday 24 April through to Sunday 26 April 2020. From the press release... "2020 brings a feast of personal stories from a life-saving paramedic to a lone hiker whose...

Small Businesses and the Environment

Small Businesses and the Environment

Great article on the BBC website about whatย  the Honey Pot Cafe in Penzance is doing to do its bit for the environment.ย  We want to do our bit too, it will be difficult at first, but as we grow with the business we hope it all becomes second nature.ย  This is what we...

Surfing in Yorkshire

Surfing in Yorkshire

Saltburn up in the North of the county of Yorkshire gets a mention in the Guardian as one of the top ten surfing beaches in the UK.ย  Aside from Saltburn, the beaches in Whitby and Scarbough are also good if you want to go surfing in Yorkshire and all three have surf...

New Beginnings

New Beginnings

Hello and welcome to our website and the start of our great big adventure as we go about moving to North Yorkshire to take on a small self catering cottage business in the Vale of Pickering - which stretches from the market town of Pickering in the West all the way to...

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A visit to Byland Abbey

A visit to Byland Abbey

Byland Abbey is one of the many monastic ruins that are short drive away from Cliff House Holiday Cottages. Founded by monks who had a tough start on their journey - left to found a new abbey, founded new abbey, ransacked by the Scots, returned to parent Abbey, not...

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.ย  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, weโ€™ve been able to meet so many other people who call Ebberston home.ย  Many of those people are fantastic crafters and artisanal makers.ย  To celebrate Ebberston and its makers, weโ€™ve created a...