Book the best boltholes in Yorkshire with Gorgeous Cottages, a charming, family-run company, where it’s never too late for a stress-free staycation.

Dreaming of time away but can’t face getting on an aeroplane or checking into a bustling hotel? Look to Gorgeous Cottages for peaceful, self-catering properties across Yorkshire (whose nickname is, after all, God’s Own County).

The family-run company, led by Christina Brion, has over 170 luxury holiday cottages in its collection. Put together when the company launched in 2012, the Gorgeous Cottages team is properly passionate about Yorkshire. Would you prefer to walk on the Dales, relax on the Moors or eat fish and chips on the coast? Your wish is their command.

Whether you want original features or contemporary design, a barn conversion or a boutique bolthole, you will find what you’re looking for. Here, we select six of the finest properties on Gorgeous Cottages’ books.

CHERRY TREE HOUSE


This lovely spacious five en suite-bedroom holiday home is located in a pretty North Yorkshire village. It's the perfect house for special get-togethers with family or friends.

CHURRA


Clean lines and mod cons characterise this shepherd's hut that nestles on the edge of a pretty duck pond.

THE FRENCH HOUSE


Set within a large estate on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales, this elegant dwelling is all Farrow and Ball colours and fairy-lit courtyards.

CHURCH FARM COTTAGE


You can enjoy sundowners on the decked balcony, first-rate food at the feted local gastro pub and stunning views of the Yorkshire countryside from this bijou retreat.

BLUE PLAIN DAIRY


A beautiful barn conversion in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, this place has a hot tub in the garden, a perky nearby pub and excellent local walks.

THE RETREAT


Once the home of the US editor of Vogue, this enchanting house offers a secluded coastal location, dreamy interiors and award-winning gardens.

August 2018