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self catering Holiday Cottages Yorkshire

Water Street, Skipton, North Yorkshire. BD23 1PB. Tel: 01756 700510  email website

The BoathouseOverlooking Morecambe Bay with wonderful views across to Grange Over Sands and the Lakeland Fells is The Boathouse.

Situated next to the owners' cottage it offers comfortable and stylishly furnished accommodation on the outskirts of Silverdale, a picturesque village which provides good opportunities for bird watching along the shore.

There is easy access to the Lake District, the city of Lancaster and the Yorkshire Dales by car.

self cateringIngrid Flute's Yorkshire Holiday Cottages

8 Flowergate, Whitby, North Yorkshire. YO21 3BA. Tel: 01947 600700  email website

Oscars BarnOscar's Barn with Foxglove Nook are part of a larger property situated near Piercebridge in the picturesque countryside of Raby Estate Land between North York Moors and the Pennines.

The beautiful nature reserve of Foxglove Covert is only a stone's throw away in Richmond which offers an abundance of wildlife and great bird watching opportunities.

bed and breakfastClover Lodge - Sewerby nr Bridlington

Clover Lodge, Sheeprake Lane, Sewerby, Bridlington, East Yorkshire YO15 1DT Tel: 44 01262 675718  email website

Clover Lodge B&BDave and Margaret hope you will enjoy the peaceful and informal atmosphere of their home, where you can be assured of a warm welcome whether as a new visitor or returning guest.

Clover Lodge is quietly situated on the edge of Sewerby village in a countryside setting, close to cliff top walks, yet just over a mile from Bridlington. Within three miles we have the RSPB reserve at Bempton with its spectacular chalk cliffs providing breeding ledges for over 200.000 seabirds, attracting thousands of visitors from all over the world.

Close by we have Flamborough Head and its heritage coast famous for its hidden caves and coves Please visit our website for further details.

Self CateringChurch Farm - Garton, East Yorkshire

Church Farm, GartonChurch Farm, Garton on the Wolds, Driffield, East Yorkshire YO25 3ES Tel : 01377 255639   email website

The Granary and Foldyard Cottage at Church Farm in the Yorkshire Wolds are two very comfortable self-catering cottages sleeping two or four guests, available for weekly lets and short breaks all year round.

An ideal base for walking and cycling, exploring the East Riding and for visiting two of Yorkshire's nature reserves, the RSPB reserve at Bempton Cliffs near Bridlington and Yorkshire Water's Tophill Low near Driffield, both within 30 minutes drive. Also central to York and the North York Moors.

self-cateringStroma Cottage - Filey, East Yorkshire

1 Cowton Lane Reighton Nr Filey YO14 9SA Tel : 01723 377210 or 07927 602670   email website

Stroma CottageSet in tranquil countryside, yet only one mile from the golden sandy beaches which lead to the small fishing town of Filey. Stroma is an ideal base for walking and touring the North Yorkshire Moors, Yorkshire Wolds, Costal Towns and Villages. This charming rustic cottage was built around 1860. It features a traditional cottage garden, lawn and patio area.

Stroma Holiday Cottage is perfectly located being only a short distance from Scarborough, Filey, Bempton and the North Yorkshire Moors.

Bempton Cliffs is home to more than 200,000 birds over the summer and is the perfect place to see Puffins and Gannets. Regular boat cruises lets you get up close to the cliffs and see the birds in the natural habitat. A short distance away is the North Yorkshire Moors.

self-cateringGlen Alan - Bridlington, East Yorkshire

21 Flamborough Road, Bridlington, East Yorkshire, YO15 2HU Tel : 01262 674650   email website

Room at The Glen AlanThe Glen Alan is a family-run guesthouse, completely refurbished for 2010. We offer spotless, comfy rooms, including a 2-bedroom suite, situated on the third floor with views of Flamborough Cliffs and Sewerby. (Please note we do not have a lift) All rooms are en suite, with complimentary drinks tray, toiletries and the use of our dressing gowns and slippers.

Breakfast and Evening Meals are served in our spacious Dining room, where we use all local produce to ensure your meals are as fresh and tasty as possible. Residential bar (Opening times vary depending on seasons). Guest Television lounge with a hearing loop, where you can relax with friends both old and new.

Situated just 200 metres from North Beach and a 5-minute level walk from the town centre and harbour. At North Beach there is a spectacular view of Flamborough Cliffs and Sewerby, Bridlington Spa is also within walking distance.

bed and breakfastself catering The Cottage, Reedness Hall - Goole

The Cottage, Reedness HallThe Cottage, Reedness Hall, Reedness, Goole East Yorkshire DN14 8ER Tel: 01405 704555  email website

A tranquil base from which to visit 6 reserves. Within river bank walking distance of RSPB Blacktoft Sands (where you can find Avocets, Reed Warblers, Marsh Harriers, Bitterns) and the village pub.

The cottage for two is on one level with underfloor heating, all mod cons, en-suite with separate bathroom and walk in shower. A retreat with everything provided including a "welcome pack" to help you unwind.

B&B Guests are offered a "deliciouslyorkshire" breakfast.

bed and breakfastAKO's B & B - Bempton

Ako's Newsham Hill Lane, Bempton, Bridlington, East Yorkshire YO16 6XE Tel: 07740 172217  email website

Akos B&BKeith and Nancy would like to share with you their home. A lovely tranquil environment, with superb views.

Situated on the outskirts of the rural village of Bempton. 1 mile away from the RSPB Bempton cliffs bird sanctuary. And 3 miles away from the seaside town of Bridlington. We have 2 en- suite double bed rooms. With colour tv.

There are facilities to prepare drinks in the dining room 24/7. We serve a full English breakfast with fruit juice toast and cereals. Cars can be parked in our private car park.

self-cateringHope Cottages - Filey, North Yorkshire

24 Airedale Drive, Bridlington, East Yorkshire, YO16 6GL Tel: 01262 603098   email website

Hope Cottages in Filey, North YorkshireTwo luxury three bedroomed seafront cottages. They both have living rooms at the front of the house with glorious views over Filey Bay.

The beach is just down the slipway and Filey Brigg just a short walk along the beach. Both are very popular with bird watchers as is Filey Dams nature reserve. Flamborough Head and Bempton Bird Sanctuary are a few miles away.

Both cottages are centrally heated and open all year. See our website for more details.

self-cateringWest Lawn Farm - Bridlington, East Yorkshire

West Lawn Farm, c/o 11A, The Avenue, Norton, Malton, N. Yorkshire YO17 9EF Tel: 01653 691146   email website

West Lawn Farm, BridlingtonWest Lawn Farm is a five bedroom 17l Century farmhouse which sleeps 10. It is located in Boynton, a tiny hamlet only a short distance from Bempton cliffs and Flamborough Head.

The spacious farmhouse has a kitchen diner, snug (with open fire), lounge, 2 bathrooms, 2 double bedrooms and 3 twin rooms, a well equipped utility with washer/drier, larder fridge, separate freezer and plenty of drying space.

Prices from £460 per week, short breaks from £275.

You will be met by the owners and welcomed with homemade cake, fresh flowers, milk, tea, coffee and sugar.

self-cateringNidd Hall Hotel - Harrogate

Nidd Hall Hotel, Nidd, Harrogate, HG3 3BN Tel: 01442 236777 Fax: 01442 211008   email website

Nidd Hall Hotel, Harrogate Nidd Hall Hotel is a Grade II listed building, built in the mid 19th century to an imposing design, combining late Georgian and early Victorian architectural styles. 45 acres of landscaped gardens, lawns and terraces surround the hall, including a private ornamental lake.

Not only does Nidd Hall make an exceptional destination in its own right, the hotel has a fantastic location, situated on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales and Yorkshire Moors National Park, just 10 minutes from the beautiful spa town of Harrogate and less than an hour from York.

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