News and Views based on our experiences of managing our self-catering business in Whitby, North Yorkshire.

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Mulgrave Estate - a Hidden Gem

We happened across the fabulous Mulgrave Estate purely by chance after spotting a castle on our OS map. This fabulous castle and grounds is a wonderful place to walk during the weekend and is a quiet haven for escaping the busy Whitby summer streets.

Interior Design for Holiday Lets. Advice for Owners

The last 3 years have been fantastic and we really enjoy designing our apartments for our guests to be chic but practical. However we have learned lessons over this time and I thought I'd share!
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A diary of the purchase of Whitby Harbour Apartment

Although first viewed in December 2013, we didn't officially offer until April 2014. It's taken some time to wade through, but the purchase is slowly going through!

Tour de France - Le Grand Depart

Amazing Experience had in Yorkshire following the Tour de France, Grand Depart 2014. Photos from Leeds and near Blubberhouses.

Loving Yellow and Grey Room Decor

I am so inspired by images of grey and yellow rooms I have seen on Pinterest recently. I am definitely going to do something like that in my next project!

Bread Making Course with LandGirls

After years of struggling with the whole bread making thing, my wonderful hubby paid for me to go on a bread making course

My Special Chocolate Tiramisu Recipe

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Best Ever Mince Pies!

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Why Yorkshire People eat Yorkshire Puddings as a Starter

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Whitby Christmas Market

The first ever Whitby Christmas Market has generated a lot of excitement, but did it live up to the hype?