When I heard in that St. Mary’s Inn was closing I was a little sad. Fast forward to 2018 and the lovely place has reopened; with their rooms available from Monday June 4 I thought I’d re share my review. It was going to be a long and busy week and the thought of a Friday night…

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Riding Mill is a small village close to the A69 in Northumberland and incorporates the ancient hamlet of BroomHaugh which is where the fabulous stone cottage, Yew Tree is situated. Opposite the Methodist Church, you can’t fail to notice the large Yew Tree growing in the front garden, pruned to ensure it doesn’t take over…

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When asked to review The Haybarn in Fryton, Slingsby, North Yorkshire by Gorgeous Cottages as a destination for ‘Posh Hen Do’s’ and ‘Girlie Getaways’ we were not prepared for the splendour to come. We headed to York and found our way to The Haybarn, one of the Cherrygarth Cottages luxury holiday cottages. It was pitch dark when we arrived at 7pm. Upon…

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Most of us don’t know what delights we have on our own doorstep and that certainly was the case with Ryehill Farm. And it’s amazing that even one night away, just a short drive from your front door, can feel like a real break. If you like the thought of staying on a real working…

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When life is going super fast, it’s good to take your foot off the pedal and enjoy what’s on your doorstep. For us that’s Northumberland, Tyne and Wear and County Durham. The Beamish Park Hotel, is a local, independently run business – just the kind we love to stay in. A hidden gem, Beamish Park balances leisure…

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