Wednesday, 20 November 2013

Stay At Drey Cottage For a Special Occasion With Friends and Family

Sally has had some friends staying in Drey Cottage and they all had a 'Bubbly' afternoon tea.


Valley View Farm Cottages are a great place to stay for a special occasion with family and friends.

Drey Cottage is a pretty two bedroom cottage which sleeps 4,  but can connect to Holt Cottage to make a 10-person family cottage. This bright and sunny two double bedroomed cottage has the added benefit of a private stone walled south facing patio area.



If you would like to a break at one of the Valley View Farm Cottages then you can book online by clicking the link or alternatively you can phone 01237 459888 quoting Valley View Drey.

Sunday, 20 October 2013

Eating Out In Helmsley & Surrounding Area

EATING OUT

The Carpenters Arms, Felixkirk, YO7 2DP
Tel: 01845 537369 Website: http://www.thecarpentersarmsfelixkirk.com
Warm and welcoming family pub offering great food and service. Choice of 7 meals, all £7 before 7pm, available Sunday to Friday

The Fairfax Arms, Gilling East, YO62 4JH
Tel: 01439 788212 Website: http://www.thefairfaxarms-gilling.co.uk/restaurant
A popular Pub/ Restaurant serving delicious local food set in a picturesque village location.

The Durham Ox, Crayke, YO61 4TE
Tel: 01347 821506 Website: http://www.thedurhamox.com 
Enjoy a hearty evening meal and the spectacular views in front of crackling log fires. A choice of 7 meals, all £7, before 7pm.

The White Swan, Ampleforth, YO62 4DA
Tel: 01439 788239 Website: http://www.thewhiteswan-ampleforth.co.uk/menu.htm
Fairly large pub and the food is excellent – our favourite!

The White Horse, Ampleforth, YO62 4DX
Tel: 01439 788378 Website: http://www.whitehorseinnampleforth.co.uk
Cosy and welcoming, call in for a bar meal if you're passing.

Black Swan Country Inn, Oldstead, YO61 4BL
Tel: 01347 868387 Website: http://blackswanoldstead.co.uk/restaurant.html
'Voted Pub of the Year in the Yorkshire Moors and Coast Tourism Awards'. Michelin Star.

Fauconberg Arms, Coxwold, YO61 4AD
Tel: 01347 868214 Website: http://www.fauconbergarms.com/food-and-beverage.php
Excellent food, an interesting village which welcomes locals at lunchtime. Dogs welcome.

The Star Inn, Harome, YO62 5JE
Tel: 01439 770397 Website: http://www.thestaratharome.co.uk/star_restaurant.htm
Recommended by Egon Ronay. Has one Michelin star. Great for a special occasion.

The Feversham Arms Hotel, Helmsley
Tel: 01439 770766 Website: http://www.fevershamarmshotel.com/food-wine
Top quality, very expensive, great for a treat and just off the Market Square.

The Feathers, Helmlsey, YO62 5BH
Tel: 01439 770275 Website: http://www.feathershotelhelmsley.co.uk
Lively. The place to go if you want bar meals for adults and children.

The Royal Oak, Helmsley, YO62 5BL
Tel: 01439 770 450 Website: http://www.theoak-helmsley.co.uk/the_oak
Pretty pub in a lovely town, serving locally produced dishes. Dogs welcome.

The Sun Inn, Chop Gate
Tel: 01439 798206
Food served Wednesday and Sunday. Cheap and cheerful.

Gepettos, Helmsley, YO62 5BG
Tel: 01439 770479 Website: http://gepettos-helmsley.co.uk
Restaurant that serves home cooked Italian food. Offering takeaway too.We've all eaten there.

The Forrester Arms, Kilburn, YO61 4AH
Tel: 01347 868386 Website: http://www.forrestersarms.com
Friendly family run with good reports on the quality of the meals. Dogs welcome.

Whitestonecliffe Inn, Sutton under Whitestonecliffe, YO7 2PR
Tel: 01845 597271 Website: http://www.whitestonecliffe.com
Splendid views on the way. Good bar meals. Has a pool table. Pet friendly.

The Moor and Pheasant Public House and Restaurant, Dalton, YO7 3JD
Tel: 01845 577756 No website
Pleasantly decorated, extensive choice of menu, very good food, service and presentation.

The Queen’s Head Cantonese Restaurant, Amotherby, YO17 6UN
Tel: 01653 693630 Website: http://www.queensheadamotherby.co.uk
A great place with authentic Cantonese Food. Takeaway available. Booking recommended.

The Blacksmith’s Arms, Lastingham, YO62 6TN
Tel: 01751 417247 Website: http://www.blacksmithslastingham.co.uk/
A traditional pub, open fires and a warm welcome. Quality homemade dishes.

The Lion Inn, Blakey, YO62 7LQ
Tel: 01751 417320 Website: http://www.lionblakey.co.uk/

There are plenty of tearooms in the area. You can hardly fail to find one to satisfy you. For tea and an afternoon out, try the Walled Garden in Helmsley, homemade cakes and great hot chocolate, or take a ride over the moors and finish off with tea at the Moors Centre Danby and a walk. For an old fashioned hotel style tea you could try the Grange at Lastingham after paying a visit to the famously pretty village of Hutton le Hole (which also has a pet-friendly pub and a museum). Or for an adventure, go to Trenchers or The Magpie in Whitby for the fish and chips of a lifetime.

If you would like to book a break at one of the Valley View Farm holiday cottages then you can book online by clicking on the link or alternatively book over the telephone on 01439 798221 .

Friday, 18 October 2013

Local Shopping Information

We have updated our local shopping information.

Helmsley:
Market Day Friday
Parking Pay and display in Market Square. Free in Castlegate.
Banks Barclays, Nationwide, NatWest Cash Disp. Barclays, NatWest
Shops Co-op and Costcutter Supermarkets, Bakeries, Butchers, Greengrocer, Newsagents, Delicatessen, Clothing Shops, Gift Shops, Bookshop, Pubs, Cafes, Italian Restaurant, Fish and Chip Shops

Thirsk: Market Days Monday and Saturday.
Farmer’s market every 2nd Monday of the month
Parking Pay and display in Market Sq and surrounding streets. Free in The Marage.
Banks Barclays, HSBC, Lloyds TSB, Nationwide, NatWest, Santander, Yorkshire Cash Disp. HSBC, Santander, Tesco, Yorkshire
Shops Co-op, Lidl, Tesco (towards Ripon) Supermarkets, Bakeries, Butchers, Greengrocers, Newsagents, Chemists, Off-Licence, Delicatessen, Clothing/Shoe Shops, Gift Shops, Bookshops, Craft Shops, Pubs, Cafes, Fish and Chip Shops, Indian/Chinese/Pizza Takeaways
There are still many traditional market towns in the Yorkshire Dales and surrounding areas for you to visit. They are a great place to pick up quality fresh local produce as well as a good place to get a feel for the local scene.
Why not take a trip to the indoor market at Appleby? Or travel just outside the Dales to the outdoor market at Northallerton which lines the long broad high street every Wednesday and Saturday creating a bustling market atmosphere, attracting visitors from afar.

For market days by town in the Yorkshire Dales visit website: http://www.yorkshiredales4u.co.uk/market-days.php

If you would like to book a break at one of the Valley View Farm holiday cottages then you can book online by clicking on the link or alternatively book over the telephone on 01439 798221 .

Thursday, 17 October 2013

Takeaways In Helmsley and Thirsk Area

Fancy a night off from cooking whilst on holiday then why not get a takeaway.

Here are some of the takeaways you can order in the local area.

Helmsley Spice, YO62 5BG, Tel: 01439 771777/770131 – Takeaway or eat in offering a wide variety of Indian Food.

Gepettos, Helmsley, YO62 5BG Tel: 01439 770479 Website: http://gepettos-helmsley.co.uk Takeaway pizzas and pasta. Restaurant that serves home cooked Italian food.

Scotts of Helmsley, 6 Bridge Street, YO62 5BG, Tel: 01439 772465 – Not just fish and chips but also pies, salads, soups, tea, coffee, cake and lots more. Eat in or takeaway. Visit their website for opening times and menus: http://scottsofhelmsley.co.uk/

Dragon Inn, 3 Finkle Street, Thirsk, YO7 1DA, Tel: 01845 523055 – a good selection of Chinese dishes to takeaway.

Raj of India, 42 Long Street, Thirsk, YO7 1AU Tel: 01845 526917/526866 – Good selection of Indian dishes to eat-in or takeaway. Visit their website to see the menu: http://www.rajofindia.net/ 

If you would like to book a break at one of the Valley View Farm holiday cottages then you can book online by clicking on the link or alternatively book over the telephone on 01439 798221 .

Wednesday, 16 October 2013

Cottage Availability From 25th October 2013

Here is the cottage availability from the 25th October 2013.

Holt Cottage, from 25th October, 7 nights £561
Granary Cottage, from 25th October, 7 nights £600
Couch Cottage, from 25th October, 3 nights £187
Formicary Cottage, from 25th October, 3 nights £187
We have short breaks and week long stays so please visit our booking & availability page for more information or telephone 01439 798221.
If you would like to book a break at one of the Valley View Farm holiday cottages then you can book online by clicking on the link or alternatively book over the telephone on 01439 798221 .

Wednesday, 9 October 2013

Cottage Availability From 18th October 2013

Here is the cottage availability from the 18th October 2013.

Form Cottage, from 18th October, 7 nights £311
Formicary Cottage, from 18th October, 7 nights £311

Holt Cottage, from 18th October, 7 nights £561
Granary Cottage, from 18th October, 7 nights £600
Couch Cottage, from 21st October, 4 nights £187

We have short breaks and week long stays so please visit our booking & availability page for more information or telephone 01439 798221.
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Friday, 4 October 2013

Cottage Availability From 11th October 2013

Here is the cottage availability from the 11th October 2013. Don't forget Pickering War Weekend is the 11th to 13th October 2013.

Drey Cottage, from 11th October, 7 nights £499
Holt Cottage, from 11th October, 7 nights £561
Granary Cottage, from 11th October, 7 nights £600
Couch Cottage, from 14th October, 4 nights £187

We have short breaks and week long stays so please visit our booking & availability page for more information or telephone 01439 798221.
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Wednesday, 2 October 2013

Cottage Availability From 4th October 2013

Here is the cottage availability from the 4th October 2013.

Form Cottage, from 4th October, 7 nights £311
Holt Cottage, from 4th October, 7 nights £561
Granary Cottage, from 4th October, 7 nights £600

We have short breaks and week long stays so please visit our booking & availability page for more information or telephone 01439 798221.
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Tuesday, 1 October 2013

Cottage Availability October 2013

We have some availability for a weeks stay or a short break throughout October, so why not book some time away in the beautiful North York Moors.


Here is the cottage availability from the 4th October 2013.
Form Cottage, from 4th October, 7 nights £311
Holt Cottage, from 4th October, 7 nights £561
Granary Cottage, from 4th October, 7 nights £600

Here is the cottage availability from the 11th October 2013 - Don't forget Pickering War Weekend is the 11th to the 13th October 2013.
Drey Cottage, from 11th October, 7 nights £499
Holt Cottage, from 11th October, 7 nights £561
Granary Cottage, from 11th October, 7 nights £600
Couch Cottage, from 14th October, 4 nights £187

Here is the cottage availability from the 18th October 2013.
Form Cottage, from 27th September, 7 nights £311
Formicary Cottage, from 27th September, 7 nights £311
Drey Cottage, from 27th September, 7 nights £499
Holt Cottage, from 27th September, 7 nights £561
Granary Cottage, from 27th September, 7 nights £600
Couch Cottage, from 21st October, 4 nights £187

Here is the cottage availability from the 25th October 2013.
Holt Cottage, from 25th October, 7 nights £561
Granary Cottage, from 25th October, 7 nights £600
Couch Cottage, from 25th October, 3 nights £187
Formicary Cottage, from 25th October, 3 nights £187

We have short breaks and week long stays so please visit our booking & availability page for more information or telephone 01439 798221.
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Monday, 30 September 2013

Christmas Trees For Sale Scampston Hall

Scampston Hall will be selling Christmas Trees at Scampston. The estate-grown trees are all are grown to the highest standards using sustainable, environmentally friendly, husbandry. Sales start from December 2 and will be available from 10am until 4pm every day until 22 December. The Gift Shop in the Walled Garden will also be open for gardening gifts and vouchers for Season Tickets, Visits with Cream Teas, and Plant Sales for use in 2014 - perfect gifts for the gardener who has everything!

 Why not treat yourself to a few days away, here at Valley View Farm Cottages, as we are just 27 miles away from Scampston Hall.
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Friday, 27 September 2013

Beautiful Location & Cottage Clean And Comfortable

It's always nice to get feedback and it was lovely to read this review by one of our guests posted on Room Check.
“Beautiful location, cottage clean and comfortable. The setting for these cottages is ideal if you want peace and quiet. It is a bit remote but as long as you have transport that is not a problem just remember to stock up while you are out as there is not a local shop! The cottage itself was spotlessly clean and comfy. Well equipped kitchen. Lots to see and do in Yorkshire. Whitby abbey is a must see and the James Herriott museum in Thirsk is great especially for children. Also for a great and FREE outing , Yorkshire Lavender is a great place to visit. Stunning scenery and the wonderful frangrance of lavender , also great cream teas. We hope to stay here again." 
If you would like to book a break at one of the Valley View Farm holiday cottages then you can book online by clicking on the link or alternatively book over the telephone on 01439 798221. 

Thursday, 26 September 2013

Granary Cottage An Excellent Holiday Cottage

 It's always nice to get feedback and it was lovely to read this review by one of our guests posted on Trip Advisor.
"Excellent Holiday cottage. Warm, spacious, has all the requirements you need to either snuggle down in a blizzard or venture out into the beautiful countryside. Lovely kitchen, one that cooks who like to experiment can enjoy and make the most of local food. Beds very comfortable, all ensuite & downstairs bedroom/shower room perfect for my elderly parents. Our dogs were made most welcome, with no quibbles about size or hidden extra costs, and they enjoyed themselves too. Plenty of walks direct from cottage, but you have some of the best of Yorkshire within a half hour drive. Check out VV Farm website for full details of where to go and what to see, but NY Moors railway, Whitby and Rievaulx Abbey all a must see. We have stayed four times, all in depths of Winter (and we are talking serious snow here), but had fun as in 4x4s. This cottage has an extra to be found no where else! Ladies, this is the home of Ample Bosom, a fantastic place to purchase some fabulous underwear. This is farm diversity at its very best. You can try on what you want, while you stay. Finally, this is a seriously welcoming stay, with a lovely Yorkshire Tea on arrival, all the comforts you might need, and the loveliest of hard working people on hand to help if required. "
If you would like to book a break at one of the Valley View Farm holiday cottages then you can book online by clicking on the link or alternatively book over the telephone on 01439 798221.

Wednesday, 25 September 2013

Relaxing Stay At Valley View Farm

 It's always nice to get feedback and it was lovely to read this review by one of our guests posted on Room Check.
“Lovely, relaxed stay. - Everything was lovely, the delicious cake and tea things left for us were greatly appreciated after a long drive from the highlands. Just a minor irritation was that the televisions in the bedrooms did not appear to work at all and were very outdated as was the set in the main room although we were able to receive some channels on this. Didn't disrupt our holiday though as the children were better off for a tv break! Wish there had been a visitor book and also some local information rather than out of date leaflets for whole of Yorkshire. Other than that a really lovely, beautifully decorated place to stay." 

 If you would like to book a break at one of the Valley View Farm holiday cottages then you can book online by clicking on the link or alternatively book over the telephone on 01439 798221.

Tuesday, 24 September 2013

Walk With Head Gardener 22nd October 2013

Walk with the Head Gardener at Scampston Hall on Tuesday 22 October 2013. Walks start at 10.30am and last about an hour and a half.

Why not treat yourself to a few days away, here at Valley View Farm Cottages, as we are just 27 miles away from Scampston Hall.
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Monday, 23 September 2013

Very Comfortable Cottages

It's always nice to get feedback and it was lovely to read this review by one of our guests posted on Room Check.
“Very comfortable. Thank you for a lovely stay at your cottages. It was nice to back after a long day and have a comfortable place to stay." 
If you would like to book a break at one of the Valley View Farm holiday cottages then you can book online by clicking on the link or alternatively book over the telephone on 01439 798221.

Sunday, 22 September 2013

Cottage Cleanliness & Staff Service Excellent

It's always nice to get feedback and it was lovely to read this review by one of our guests posted on Room Check.
“Very Good. Would go again and recommend. The cleanliness and staff service was excellent. Value for money only 4* because holiday cottages anywhere in UK are dear compared to trip abroad. Location only 4* because it would not be ideal for a late autumn winter stay if weather bad as very narrow roads from farm. Services and Facilities - only facilities apply really in a cottage and they were very good."
If you would like to book a break at one of the Valley View Farm holiday cottages then you can book online by clicking on the link or alternatively book over the telephone on 01439 798221.

Saturday, 21 September 2013

Cottage Availability Weeks Stay From 4th October 2013

Here is the cottage availability from the 4th October 2013.

Form Cottage, from 4th October, 7 nights £311
 Holt Cottage, from 4th October, 7 nights £561
Granary Cottage, from 4th October, 7 nights £600

We have short breaks and week long stays so please visit our booking & availability page for more information or telephone 01439 798221.

Friday, 20 September 2013

Cottage Availability For A Week From 27th September 2013

Here is the cottage availability from the 27th September 2013.

Couch Cottage, from 27th September, 7 nights £311
Form Cottage, from 27th September, 7 nights £311
Formicary Cottage, from 27th September, 7 nights £311
Drey Cottage, from 27th September, 7 nights £499
Holt Cottage, from 27th September, 7 nights £561
Granary Cottage, from 27th September, 7 nights £600

We have short breaks and week long stays so please visit our booking & availability page for more information or telephone 01439 798221.

Thursday, 19 September 2013

Family Fun Trail Rievaulx Abbey October Half Term

A family fun trail will take place from Saturday 26th October til Sunday 3rd November 2013.

Help find the missing mini model monks around the ruins.

Prices - English Heritage Members Free, Adult £6.00, Child, 5-15 years £3.60, Concession £5.40

Rievaulx Abbey is only about 2.8 miles from Valley View Farm Cottages, so why not make Valley View Farm your base and then enjoy the wonderful setting of Rievaulx Abbey.
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Tuesday, 17 September 2013

Scampston Autumn Plant Fair 6th October 2013

For all you plant lovers and garden enthusiasts I just thought that I would let you know that Scampston Autumn Plant Fair will take place on Sunday 6th October 2013 at The Walled Garden at Scampston.

Lots of specialist nurseries and stalls selling garden related items will be attending the Plant Fair. All of the stalls will have excellent plants and products for sale and refreshments will be available.

Scampston Hall is the home to the stunning Walled Garden and Grounds, the beautiful contemporary garden, the gardens only became open to the public for the first time in 2004, people visit from all over the world and it has been received with great acclaim.  Open for a short period during the late spring, and sitting in its own, more traditional gardens, the Hall is one of the finest country houses in Yorkshire. Lovingly restored by the Legards, it is a family home and contains many fine works of art, furniture and china.

Why not treat yourself to a few days away, here at Valley View Farm Cottages, as we are just 27 miles away from the Walled Garden at Scampston.

Monday, 16 September 2013

Walk with Head Gardener Scampston Hall 24th September 2013

Walk with the Head Gardener at Scampston Hall on Tuesday 24th September 2013. Walks start at 10.30am and last about an hour and a half.

Why not treat yourself to a few days away, here at Valley View Farm Cottages, as we are just 27 miles away from Scampston Hall.
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Sunday, 15 September 2013

Robert Parkin Exhibition Scampston Hall

A brand new exhibition of prints by wildlife artist and conservationist, Robert Parkin, has just opened in the Restaurant at Scampston Hall.

Robert will also be on site, sketching and talking to visitors from 11am on Wednesday 18th September and Sunday 6th October, and will be very happy to discuss his techniques, sources of inspiration and thoughts on wildlife on both days.

Why not treat yourself to a few days away, here at Valley View Farm Cottages, as we are just 27 miles away from Scampston Hall.
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Saturday, 14 September 2013

Heritage Open Day Scampston Hall Sunday 15th September 2013

Heritage Open Day - Sunday 15th September 2013.

  • Free access to Cascade Circuit Walk. 
  • Free family activities and self-guided walks in the grounds of Scampston Hall between 10am and 4.30pm.
  • There will also be two guided walks, lead by our Heritage and Learning Officer, Paul Mosley, one at 11.30am and one at 2pm.
  • Opportunity to find out more about the conservatory project. 

Why not treat yourself to a few days away, here at Valley View Farm Cottages, as we are just 27 miles away from Scampston Hall.

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Cottage Availability From 20th September 2013

We have the following availability during the week commencing 20th September.
Granary Cottage, from 20th September, 7 nights £701

Holt Cottage, from 20th September, 7 nights £664

We have short breaks and week long stays so please visit our booking & availability page for more information or telephone 01439 798221.

Please see our booking & availability page for more information or telephone 01439 798221. 

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Wednesday, 11 September 2013

Events At Castle Howard October 2013

Castle Howard regularly holds special events and activities.

Here is the months list for events in October:

Sat 25th May to Wed 31st December Exhibition - Duty Calls: Castle Howard in Time of War 

Fri 4th October Photography Course 

 Sat 5th October Annual Pass Holder Mausoleum Tour 

Tue 8th October Craft & Produce Market 

Fri 11th October From Bach to Bond 

Sun 20th October Annual Pass Holder Open Day at the Yorkshire Arboretum 

Wed 23rd October Annual Pass Holder Open Day at the Yorkshire Arboretum 

Wed 30th October 'Chills & Thrills' Halloween Spectacular

Castle Howard is one of Yorkshire's finest historic houses.  Set within 1000 acres of beautiful country the Howardian Hills are marked as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.  Castle Howard offers much more than a visitor attraction, it's always worth a visit especially when they are holding one of their many special events.

Castle Howard is a 40 minute drive from Old Byland and so if you are joining us for a break away it is a day out not to be missed.

There is plenty to see and do in North Yorkshire and you can find out more about the local attractions by visiting out 'What to See & Do' page on our website.

Thursday, 29 August 2013

Duncombe Park Christmas Craft Fair 16th - 17th November 2013

I just wanted to let you know that the popular Christmas Craft Fair will take place at Duncombe Park on Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th November 2013. The craft fair will take place from 10:00am - 4:30pm.

Duncombe Park is just a 13 minute drive from Valley View Farm Cottages so why not take a break at our 4 star holiday cottages and combine it with a visit to Duncombe Park and the Christmas Craft Fair.
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Wednesday, 28 August 2013

40th Anniversary Autumn Steam Gala 27th to 29th September 2013

For all you railway enthusiasts the 40th Anniversary Autumn Steam Gala will take place on 27th to 29th September 2013 at Pickering.

See home-based and visiting engines along the line.

The North Yorkshire Moors Railway is just a 30 minute drive from Valley View Farm in Old Byland, so why not stay at one of our 4 star self catering cottages and take a ride on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway, a great way to see the North York Moors.
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Tuesday, 27 August 2013

Stokesley Agricultural Show 21st September 2013

I just wanted to let you know that the annual Stokesley Agricultural Show will take place on Saturday 21st September 2013.
  • Various horse classes
  • A dog show
  • A parade of vintage tractors
  • James Dylan Motorcycle Stunt Show
  • Brass band
  • Various musicalaAttractions during the day
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Monday, 26 August 2013

Scarborough Jazz Festival 27th to 29th September 2013

Do you like jazz music? If so then you won't want to miss the Scarborough Jazz Festival which is to be held from the 27th to 29th September 2013.

Why not make your base one of the Valley View Farm cottages.
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Sunday, 25 August 2013

Ladies Day Thirsk Races Saturday 7th September 2013

For Ladies' who love their fashion, food and racing ,Thirsk's Ladies' Day on Saturday 7th September is an event that you wont want to miss!

So if you enjoy a day at the races why not make a break of it. Valley View Farm cottages are just a 20 minute drive from Thirsk racecourse giving you the opportunity to spend a day at the races.
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Saturday, 24 August 2013

Events At Nunnington Hall August to December 2013

Here are the events at Nunnington Hall from late August til December 2013.
  • Axel Scheffler Illustrations: featuring the Gruffalo Dates: 14 dates between 17 August 2013 and 1 September 2013 Price: Adult £7.30, Child £3.65, Family £18.25 
  • Flutterbies and Crawley Creepies Dates: 22 August 2013 2:00pm Price: Adult £7.30, Child £3.65, Family £18.25 Nunnington Hall 
  • Wild About Nunnington Dates: 25 August 2013 11:00am and 26 August 2013 11:00am Price: Adult £7.30, Child £3.65, Family £18.25 Nunnington Hall 
  • Discover Nunnington Hall for Free Dates: 7 September 2013 11:00am Price: No Additional charges Nunnington Hall
  • Steve McCurry Photography Dates: 48 dates between 10 September 2013 and 3 November 2013 Price: Adult £7.30, Child £3.65, Family £18.25 Nunnington Hall 
  • Juan Martin Concert Dates: 21 September 2013 7:00pm Price: All Tickets £23 Nunnington Hall 
  • Gary Stewart Concert Dates: 22 September 2013 7:00pm Price: All Tickets £18 Nunnington Hall
  • Halloween Experience & The Hex Factor Dates: 26 October 2013 11:00am and 27 October 2013 11:00am Price: Adult £7.30, Child £3.65, Family £18.25 Nunnington Hall
  • Autumn Festival Dates: 6 dates between 29 October 2013 and 3 November 2013 Price: Adult £7.30, Child £3.65, Family £18.25 Nunnington Hall
  • The British Wildlife Photography Awards Dates: 12 dates between 9 November 2013 and 15 December 2013 Price: Adult £7.30, Child £3.65, Family £18.25 Nunnington Hall
Nunnington Hall is a picturesque Yorkshire manor house set on the bank of the River Rye, with organic garden and an exciting programme of art and photographic exhibitions.

Nunnington Hall is about a 20-30 minute drive from Valley View Farm Cottages, so why not have a break away and visit the beautiful Halls and find out about life as a gardener at the Hall.
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Friday, 23 August 2013

Harrogate Antiques Fair September 2013

For those who like to browse antique fairs then I just wanted to let you know about The Harrogate Antiques Fair which will take place from 25th to 29th September 2013 at Harrogate International Centre.

We are about a 50 minute drive from the Harrogate, so why not combine a trip to the Harrogate Antiques Fair with a break away here in the beautiful North York Moors.
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Thursday, 22 August 2013

Events At Helmsley Arts Centre September 2013

Here are the upcoming events at Helmsley Arts Centre for September 2013.
  • Sun 1 Sept 9.30am – 5.00pm A Workshop With Nick Bagnall The Presence Of The Actor 
  • Tue 3 Sept Exhibition Opens Today Scenes And Sunsets: Lynette Lunn Exhibition ends 27 September
  • Wed 4 September, 7.30pm Cinema Behind The Candelabra 
with Michael Douglas, Matt Damon, Rob Lowe, Dan Aykroyd, Debbie Reynolds
 
  • 5/9/13 Peter Grimes On Aldeburgh Beach 

  • Sat 7 September, 7.30pm Chris Helme 
  • Sun 8 Sept 7.30pm Chris Berry: Great Nights Of Songs & Laughter 
  • Wed 11 Sep 7.30pm Cinema Now You See Me 
  • Fri 13 September, 7.30pm Townsend Productions Presents We Will Be Free 
  • Wed 18 Sep 7.30pm Cinema Thérèse Desqueyroux 
  • Fri 20 September, 7.30pm York Light Opera Company Presents A Night With The Light 
  • Sat 21 September, 7.30pm Fol Espoir Presents Winston On The Run 
  • Sun 22 Sept 3.00pm followed by tea
 An Illustrated Talk With David Hall Frics Of Sustrans Free Your Bike 
  • Wed 25 Sep 7.30pm Cinema Summer In February Thurs 26 September, 7pm National Theatre Live Presents Othello 

  • Sat 28 Sept, 7.30pm
 Fake Thackray 
  • Sat 28 & Sun 29 Sept York Theatre Royal & Helmsley Arts Centre Present #littlefest 
  • Sun 29 Sept 3pm followed by tea North Star Series Jenny Lewisohn & Gunel Mirzalyeva Jenny Lewisohn - Viola Gunel Mirzalyeva – Piano
 Why not book a stay at one of the Valley View Farm Holiday Cottages and enjoy one of the upcoming events at Helmsley Arts Centre which is just 13 minutes from Valley View Farm.

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Wednesday, 21 August 2013

Moor To Sea Cycle Route


Moor To Sea Cycle Route – This cycle route links the towns of Scarborough, Pickering & Whitby in a scenic long distance cycle route of over 80 miles which can be ridden at your own pace.

Take to the countryside on two wheels, following cycle trails through beautiful moorland and forest landscapes. There are plenty of cycle trails around Sutton Bank and this area, so if you are a keen cyclist Valley View Farm Cottages are a great place to take a break as we are only 7 minutes in a car away from Sutton Bank! I'll have to time myself on the bike when I next cycle to Sutton Bank!

Here are some of the cycle trails around Sutton Bank:

Sutton Bank Short Blast Mountain Bike Ride


The Cleveland Way - Sutton Bank To Osmotherley

If you feel inspired to get on your bike and see some of the Yorkshire countryside, then why not take a break in the North Yorkshire Moors where you will be able to find some great cycle routes and cycle trails to get on your bike with the whole family, so why not stay at Valley View Farm Cottages. The North York Moors is a great place to see on two wheels!

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Tuesday, 20 August 2013

Helmsley Arts Centre Late August 2013

Here are the upcoming events at Helmsley Arts Centre for late August 2013.
  • Fri 23 Aug 7.00pm Glyndebourne
 Opera Billy Budd 
by Benjamin Britten 
  • Fri 23 - Sun 25 August Forest Of Galtres Festival

  • Sat 31 Aug 7.30pm
 Vacation Chamber Orchestras 
 Why not book a stay at one of the Valley View Farm Holiday Cottages and enjoy one of the upcoming events at Helmsley Arts Centre which is just 13 minutes from Valley View Farm.

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Monday, 19 August 2013

York Food & Drink Festival September 2013

This September 20 - 29th the Festival of Food & Drink will be held in York.
The event will be packed with street food and quality markets, demonstrations, tastings and workshops. This festival has everything you would expect and more.  There will be a comprehensive evening programme of ticketed food and drinks events keeping visitors entertained from 9am to 11pm.  The focus is on Yorkshire produce in the community and offers visitors the chance to take part in a cooking competition in the workshop and demo tents. 
The theme for 2013 is Food & Science!
"Food Production is the oldest applied science. Cheese and Bread making, Brewing, Salting and Smoking were practiced in the ancient world; the Victorians introduced chemicals to raise cakes and discovered the importance of bacterial spoilage. In 21st Century York food and science continue to go hand in hand with the work of the Food and Environment Research Agency (FERA) and Nestlés Product Technology Centre. This year the Food and Drink Festival celebrates this diverse relationship. Come and see simple technology in action – make your own bread, make chocolate from cocoa beans, meet cheese makers and brewers. Hear professional opinions on the future of food." Source: YorkFoodFestival.com website
So if this gets your tast buds tingling then why not tie in a short break away staying at one of our holiday cottages and take a visit to York during the Food & Drink Festival.  A great time to visit, and just a 50 minute drive away from Valley View Farm.  To find out about more things going on around us please visit our 'What To See & Do' page on our website.

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Sunday, 18 August 2013

York Family Race Sunday On 8th September 2013

The Family Sunday at York Races is a great day out with 7 exciting races held on Sunday 8th September 2013.  There are lots of special things going on to get the whole family involved including bouncy castles, face painting and a racehorse corner.

This year also features a special guest appearance from Peppa Pig!

Family Sunday also gives the chance for families to enjoy the course enclosure and grandstand for one ticket price when booked in advance.   To find out more visit www.yorkracecourse.co.uk

York is just a 50 minute drive away from Valley View Farm, and so our cottages make the ideal base if you'd like to explore some countryside and have a day trip out to York.  Visit www.valleyviewfarm.com to find out more about what we have to offer.

Saturday, 17 August 2013

Harrogate Autumn Flower Show 13th -15th September 2013

The Harrogate Autumn Flower show will be held from 13 - 15th September 2013 at the Great Yorkshire Showground.

The Harrogate Flower Shows are widely regarded as the UK's biggest and most prestigious gardening events.  The Autumn show promises to be another great day out with a vast range of plans and gardening products, expert advice, demonstrations, crafts & gifts and specialist food including a cookery theatre.  

 Things to look out for at the show:
  • Kitchen Garden Live is returning with seasonal talks and demonstrations.
  • Visit the show gardens.
  • Check out the Floral Art.
  • The Cookery Theatre will have local chefs demonstrating with the recent harvest.
  •  New for 2013 is the very first ChilliFest with 100s of plants, advice on how to grow them and much more of all things hot and spicy - including the floral art!
  • Plus competitions, entertainment, food and shopping.
To find out more visit www.flowershow.org.uk

 We are just a 50 minute drive from the Harrogate showground, so why not combine a trip to the Harrogate flower Show with a break away here in the beautiful North York Moors.  To find out more about what's on around us visit our 'What To See & Do' page on our website.
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Wednesday, 14 August 2013

Tour Of Archaeology Store Helmsley September 2013

Join the Curators at the English Heritage Archaeology Store for a free guided tour of the collection on Friday 27th September 2013.

We are just 5 miles from Helmsley. If you would like to book a break at one of the Valley View Farm holiday cottages then you can book online by clicking on the link or alternatively book over the telephone on 01439 798221.

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Tuesday, 13 August 2013

Twelfth Night Performance Helmsley Castle Friday 16th August 2013

I just wanted to let you know that there will be a performance of Twelfth Night at Helmsley Castle on Friday 16th August.

Gates open 6.45pm, Performance starts at 7.30pm.
Prices English Heritage Member (Adult) £15.00 English Heritage Member (Child) £13.00 English Heritage Member (Concession) £13.00 Adult £15.00 Child, 5-15 years £13.00 Concession £13.00

We are just 5 miles from Helmsley so why not come and stay with us and visit Helmsley Castle.
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Monday, 12 August 2013

Cottage Availability From 23rd August 2013

Here is the cottage availability from the 23rd August 2013.

Couch Cottage, from 23rd August, 7 nights £504
Form Cottage, from 23rd August, 7 nights £504
Formicary Cottage, from 23rd August, 7 nights £504
Drey Cottage, from 23rd August, 7 nights £664
Holt Cottage, from 23rd August, 7 nights £727

We have short breaks and week long stays so please visit our booking & availability page for more information or telephone 01439 798221.

Sunday, 11 August 2013

Events At Duncombe Park August 2013

Events at Duncombe Park in August 2013 include:

Friday 23rd – Sunday 25th August 2013 - The Galtres Festival

Sunday 25th - Monday 26th August 2013 - Summer Craft and Gift Festival - 10:00pm - 4:30pm

Duncombe Park is just a 13 minute drive from Valley View Farm Cottages so why not take a break at our 4 star holiday cottages and combine it with a visit to Duncombe Park and one of this years craft fairs.
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Saturday, 10 August 2013

Summer Craft & Gift Festival Duncombe Park August 2013

Duncombe Park, Helmsley will play host to a Summer Craft and Gift Festival from Sunday 25th August til Monday 26th August 2013.

If you enjoy browsing craft fairs then why not come along to Duncombe Park with it's beautiful house and grounds, it would make a great day out.

Duncombe Park is just a 13 minute drive from Valley View Farm Cottages so why not take a break at our 4 star holiday cottages and combine it with a visit to Duncombe Park and one of this years craft fairs.
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Friday, 9 August 2013

Rosedale Annual Show 17th August 2013

Just wanted to let you know that the Rosedale Annual Show will be held on Saturday 17th August 2013. This show was founded in 1871.

At the show you will see Cattle, Goats, Hunters, Heavy Horses, Ponies, Jumping, Sheep, Produce, Flowers, Fruit, Vegetables, Rabbits, Cavies, Pigeons and Poultry, Vintage Tractors & Scarecrows and lots more!

The show will be in Milburn Arms Field, Rosedale Abbey.

Rosedale is about 42 miles from Valley View Farm, so why not make your base one of the Valley View Farm cottages.
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Thursday, 8 August 2013

Events At Castle Howard September 2013

Castle Howard regularly holds special events and activities.

Here is the months list for events in September:

Sat 25th May to Wed 31st December Exhibition - Duty Calls: Castle Howard in Time of War.

Tue 10th September Craft & Produce Market.

Castle Howard is one of Yorkshire's finest historic houses.  Set within 1000 acres of beautiful country the Howardian Hills are marked as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.  Castle Howard offers much more than a visitor attraction, it's always worth a visit especially when they are holding one of their many special events.

Castle Howard is a 40 minute drive from Old Byland and so if you are joining us for a break away it is a day out not to be missed.

There is plenty to see and do in North Yorkshire and you can find out more about the local attractions by visiting out 'What to See & Do' page on our website.

Wednesday, 7 August 2013

Whitby Folk Weekend 17th to 23rd August 2013

Just wanted to let you know that Whitby Folk Weekend will be taking place from August 17th - 23rd 2013.

This will be 7 days of dancing in the streets, music and singing in the pubs, concerts and dances until late into the night, and a whole lot more.

"This long-standing celebration of the traditional music, dance and song of the British Isles has taken on the trappings of a tradition in its own right. With over 600 events covering workshops, concerts, singarounds, dance, sessions, street entertainment and the extensive ‘fringe’ events that blossom spontaneously. Folk Week is a festival that no lover of real music should miss."

Why not make Valley View Farm your base and then enjoy some of the great music, activities and events Whitby Folk Weekend has to offer.

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Tuesday, 6 August 2013

Whitby Regatta 10th to 12th August 2013

Just wanted to let you know that Whitby Regatta will be taking place from August 10th - 12th 2013.

Whitby Regatta presents three full days of entertainment; embracing yacht racing, rowing races, fancy dress and funfair rides all culmintating with a prize presentation and spectacular firework display.

Why not make Valley View Farm your base and then enjoy some of the great events Whitby regatta has to offer.

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Monday, 5 August 2013

Cottage Availability from 16th August 2013

Here is the cottage availability from the 16th August 2013.

Couch Cottage, from 16th August, 7 nights £504
Form Cottage, from 16th August, 7 nights £504
Formicary Cottage, from 16th August, 7 nights £504
Drey Cottage, from 16th August, 7 nights £664
Holt Cottage, from 16th August, 7 nights £727

We have short breaks and week long stays so please visit our booking & availability page for more information or telephone 01439 798221.

Sunday, 4 August 2013

Abbey Quest Event At Rievaulx Abbey This Summer

An abbey quest event will take place from Saturday 20th July til Sunday 1st September 2013 (bank holiday)
A fun family quest amongst the ruins of the magnificent Rievaulx Abbey. Seek out the monks within the ruins of the abbey church, cloisters, and chapter house as they depict the daily life of the medieval abbey. With a prize certificate for every child.

Prices - English Heritage Members Free, Adult £6.00, Child, 5-15 years £3.60, Concession £5.40

Rievaulx Abbey is only about 2.8 miles from Valley View Farm Cottages, so why not make Valley View Farm your base and then enjoy the wonderful setting of Rievaulx Abbey.
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Friday, 2 August 2013

Updated Cottage Availability From 9th August 2013

Here is the cottage availability from the 9th August 2013

Form Cottage, from 9th August, 7 nights £504
Formicary Cottage, from 9th August, 3 nights £302
Drey Cottage, from 9th August, 7 nights £664
Holt Cottage, from 9th August, 3 nights £436

We have short breaks and week long stays so please visit our booking & availability page for more information or telephone 01439 798221.

Thursday, 1 August 2013

Thirsk Race Fixtures August & September 2013

There are lots of great race events at Thirsk Race Course.
  • Friday 2nd August 2013 - The Totepool.com Thirsk Summer Cup Meeting (Day 1) 
  • Saturday 3rd August 2013 - The Totepool.com Thisk Summer Cup Meeting (Day 2) 
  • Monday Evening 12th August 2013 - Glitz & Glamour Night
  • Monday 19th August 2013 - Pirates Family Day
  • Friday 30th August 2013 - Super-Heroes Family Day
  • Saturday 7th September 2013 - Ladies' Day
  • Tuesday 17th September 2013 - Thirsk's 2013 Finale!
So if you enjoy a day, or evening at the races, why not study the following dates and take a break. Valley View Farm cottages are just a 20 minute drive from Thirsk racecourse giving you the opportunity to spend a day at the races
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Wednesday, 31 July 2013

Ripley Agricultural Show 11th August 2013

The Ripley Agricultural Show will be held on 11th August 2013 at Ripley Castle Park near Harrogate.

There are classes for heavy and light horses, dog shows, sheep, cattle, pigs, vintage machinery & tractors, horticulture, product and handicrafts.

There will be a restaurant and bar on site with various attractions to keep the family entertained for the day.

There are lots of traditional county fairs in Yorkshire, so keep up to date with our blog or visit our 'What To See & Do' page to plan a break away when you can also tie in a visit to one of the local shows.

Tuesday, 30 July 2013

Egton Bridge Gooseberry Show 6th August 2013

Do you love gooseberries or grow gooseberries? If so then the Egton Bridge Gooseberry Show is the show for you!

Egton Bridge Gooseberry Show will be held on Tuesday 6th August 2013 from 2pm. The event takes place in Egton Bridge which is near Whitby in the North York Moors National Park.

This is the oldest surviving gooseberry show in the country, established in 1800.

The show looks to find the heaviest gooseberry and past winners have weighed in at 33 drams which I believe is approximately 2 oz. There are four classes of gooseberries that gardeners can enter the gooseberries in: red gooseberries, yellow ones, greens and white ones.

So if you fancy viewing prize winning gooseberries then why not make Valley View Farm self catering cottages your base.

If you would like to book a stay at one of the Valley View Farm holiday cottages then you can book online by clicking on the link or alternatively book over the telephone on 01439 798221.

Monday, 29 July 2013

Cottage Availability From 9th August 2013

Here is the cottage availability from the 9th August 2013

Couch Cottage, from 9th August, 7 nights £504
Form Cottage, from 9th August, 7 nights £504
Formicary Cottage, from 9th August, 7 nights £504
Drey Cottage, from 9th August, 7 nights £664
Holt Cottage, from 9th August, 3 nights £436

We have short breaks and week long stays so please visit our booking & availability page for more information or telephone 01439 798221.

Sunday, 28 July 2013

Tockwith Show Sunday 4th August 2013

The Tockwith Show is a traditional country show with a high reputation within the county.  This year the show will be held on Sunday 4th August.

The main displays will be of working rural crafts alongside a Farmers Market.

Old Byland is just a 50 minute drive away from Tockwith and so if you're thinking of having a break away this summer the Tockwith Show may be one of the events you can enjoy.  There's always plenty to do in North Yorkshire to find out more about whats on around us please visit our 'What to See & Do' page on the website.

Saturday, 27 July 2013

Thornton Le Dale Show Wednesday 7th August 2013

The Thornton Le Dale Show will be held on Wednesday 7th August 2013. The show is very popular locally and considered to be one of the friendliest of the Country's traditional village shows.

The show includes working terriers, lurchers, junior show jumping, children's fancy dress, sports, tug of war and much more.  There are long established classes for cattle, sheep, pigs, goats and horses.  Approximately 150 trophies are to be won in over 450 classes.

Traditional rural crafts feature prominently and Made in Yorkshire will present their popular Craft Marquee.

Valley View Farm is just a 30 minute drive away from Pickering and the show ground for the Thornton Le Dale show.  Why not book a midweek short break and enjoy a great day out at the show.  To find our more about our cottages and check availability visit our website.

Friday, 26 July 2013

Yorkshire Day 1st August 2013

I just wanted to let you know that it is Yorkshire Day on the 1st August 2013 and what better time to come and visit Yorkshire than on Yorkshire Day!

There will be plenty of events taking place in the region to make your stay in Yorkshire that bit more special!

So why not treat yourself to stay at one of the Valley View Farm Cottages and celebrate Yorkshire Day in the heart of Yorkshire.
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Thursday, 25 July 2013

Osmotherley Show 3rd August 2013

On Saturday 3rd August the Osmotherley Show will be held at Home Farm, near Northallerton.  This Agricultrual show will include ponies, cattle, sheep, sheep dog trials, horticulture, childrens classes, trade and craft stands.
The Osmotherley Band will be playing at the show and it promises to be a fun family day out.
There are several country fairs which are held throughout North Yorkshire each year.  You can keep track of events by following our blog or checking out our 'What To See & Do' page on our website.  Valley View Farm will give you a taste of farm life when you stay in one of our holiday cottages so why not tie in a visit to a local agricultural fair to get a real feel for the countryside life.

Wednesday, 24 July 2013

Country Shows August 2013

There are many festivals and country shows that take place across North Yorkshire. Here are some of the events to be held in August 2013.
Saturday August 3rd Osmotherley Show Thimbleby near Northallerton

Sunday August 4th Tockwith & District Agricultural Show Tockwith, near Wetherby

Tuesday 6th August Egton Bridge Gooseberry Show

Wednesday 7th August Thornton-le-Dale Show

Friday 9th August Hinderwell Horse & Agricultural Society Show

11th August Ripley Show

10-18th August Kettlewell's Scarecrow Festival

Wednesday 14th August Danby Agricultural Show

Saturday 17th August Rosedale and District Annual Show

Saturday 17th August Gargrave Show

Wednesday 21st August Egton Horse & Agricultural Show Egton nr Whitby

Monday 26th August Reeth Show

Monday 26th August Farndale Show

Saturday August 31st Bilsdale Show

If you are not from this area, why not combine a stay at Valley View Farm Cottages with one of the North Yorkshire Country Show dates.
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