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Harome, Near Helmsley, Yorkshire (YO096)
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All of our properties are no smoking
Ground Floor Bedroom
No Pets Allowed
Enclosed Garden
Log Burner/Open Fire
On Site Parking
No Wifi
Pub Nearby
Beach Under 15 Minutes Away
Jacuzzi/Hot Tub
Children Welcome
Games Room
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Swimming Pool
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11 October 2019
Fabulous cottage - 5 stars all the way. Hamper and flowers the best we have had. Thank you. Lovely meals at The Star and The Pheasant Hotel.
H.L - Southport
5 October 2019
A Haven of peace. Our second visit in 6 months speaks volumes about the cottage and the lovely hosts.
V.H - Cheshire
30 September 2019
Thank you for a wonderful stay - a 5* cottage in a 5* position. Great!
K & N - West Sussex
27 September 2019
Wonderful and relaxing stay, thank you so much.
Perfect location for walks and of course The Star! All of the wonderful touches including the hamper and flowers were so thoughtful. Thank you.
C & G - York
20 September 2019
Cottage and village are perfect. Thank you both for everything.
We have enjoyed all the walks, visits etc. Once again thank you.
Mr & Mrs R - North Wales
14 September 2019
Lovely cottage, had everything we needed and more.
Thank you for hamper and extras. Had a walk on the moors and steam train from Pickering to Whitley north.
Mr & Mrs Q - Wirral
7 September 2019
Cottage to a very high standard in an area ot outstanding beauty.
Thank you for all the extras - hamper and all the nice little touches. We'll return!
Mr & Mrs K - Essex
30 August 2019
Another lovely experience staying at Applewood Cottage.
Appreciate all the lovely extras, hamper etc. Many thanks.
H & K - Derby
24 August 2019
Lovely place, thank you for the hamper and cakes!
Excellent stay, we definitely will return and enjoyed the restuarants in the area. Thank you.
A & G - Hull
12 July 2019
Excellent cottage, lovely weather and every home comfort plus pleasant hosts, would come again.
H & S, Cheshire
3 July 2019
Excellent cottage, thanks for lovely hamper and cakes. We have enjoyed our stay very much. Thank you Anne and Phillip
D & M - Cambridgeshire
23 June 2019
Excellent cottage, thanks for the hamper and cakes. We have enjoyed our stay very much.
D & M, Cambridgeshire
18 June 2019
Friendly,welcoming hosts, great cottage with everything you need and a beautiful area. Thanks Anne and Phil, we've had a lovely holiday.
H & B - Derbyshire
15 June 2019
Thank you Anne & Phillip for another wonderful stay and for all the extra things you do to make Applewood the No1 Rural Retreat.
Mr & Mrs O - Ledbury
8 June 2019
What a beautiful place with all we could need for a comfortable stay. We are used to birdsong in our village,but here it was amazing. Thank you for all the extra treats, especially the cakes!
C & M - Somerset
7 June 2019
Thank you Ann and Phil for a lovely break in your gorgeous cottage and for all the thoughtful touches- especially the delicious cakes! (We were also very pleased to meet the delightful Hettie!)
S&H - Norfolk
29 May 2019

Thanks so much for a lovely experience here at Applewood. The accommodation is beautifully equipped. We found the area full of interest and very much enjoyed the local eating.

P & T - Wimbledon
18 May 2019
Short break to celebrate J's birthday. Lovely cottage with lots of personal touches.Thanks for being excellent hosts and the wonderful cake! We loved the area and will return.
J & C - Yorkshire
11 May 2019
Thanks for a great rural retreat. Wonderful cottage, very well equipped with everything we needed and more. Lovely hamper, cakes and sherry! Very welcoming hosts, we would love to return again and explore more of the area.
Mr & Mrs S - Somerset
30 April 2019
A cosy and comfortable cottage, with lovely hosts. Nice touches, the sherry and fresh flowers and wine. Would love to return
The H's, Cheshire
22 April 2019
A wee gem of a find! Absolutely perfect, wish it was ours! Anne & Phil have thought of every last touch. Very pleasant, we will be back. Gorgeous.
L & S, Aberdeen
8 April 2019
Wonderful cottage and location, really enjoyed our short break to celebrate our wedding anniversary. Some beautiful walks, especially the daffodil walk. Thank you for the lovely hamper
R & C, Northamptonshire
29 March 2019
Fantastic cottage - really cosy. Wonderful home made cakes. Great walks on the doorstep. Excellent food at The Star. Will definitely come back. Thanks Ann and Phil.
The S's, Newark
21 March 2019
Very pleasant and comfortable cottage, well positioned. Great walks and sore feet! One of the best Rural Retreats.
The E's, Wiltshire
17 January 2019
Cosy, comfortable cottage with thoughtful attention to detail.
Many thanks Anne & Phil!
H & D - Cheshire
9 December 2018
Excellent cottage for a winter break. Warm, comfortable and well equipped.
Thanks for the generous hamper and cakes. Looking forward to returning during Summer 2019!
H & D - Reading
4 November 2018
We enjoyed the lovely area. Thank you for the lovely hamper, very much appreciated.
S&M M Gloucestershire
29 October 2018
We have stayed in over 20 Rural Retreats properties and Applewood has been on of the best. Nunnington Hall and Rievaulx Abbey are worth a visit. Enjoyed costal walk from Staithes, Robin Hood Bay, and Whitby
P.J - S. Wales
26 October 2018
Well! what an utter delight - quite exceptional attention to detail. All very much appreciated.
J.R. - Nottinghamshire
17 October 2018
We enjoyed exploring this lovely area. Thank you for nice hamper and home produce. Much appreciated.
S.M - Glos
21 September 2018
Such a lovely place to get away from the hurly-burly of modern life.
We have enjoyed the peace and quiet. Many thanks to Anne and Phil for a true Yorkshire welcome.
H & A - Surrey
20 September 2018
What a smashing cottage Applewood is, a real gem of a find in this beautiful part of the world. All perfect.
S & D, Suffolk
19 September 2018
Superb Cottage with every detail covered. The owners are very welcoming. Thanks for a delicious hamper. Had a great stay.
J& L Hamps
5 September 2018
Perfect, with every detail thought of.
Thank you for the delicious cake and well thought of hamper, and the OS map!
F & C - London
25 August 2018
Thankyou for a beautiful cottage and such a thoughtful hamper to start us off.
Perfect base for exploring North Yorkshire and relaxing.
S & R - Hampshire
21 August 2018
Beautiful cottage, very well equipped to a high standard.
Excellent hamper and great to meet Phil & Anne.
L & M - Bakewell
4 August 2018
Wonderful cottage and locations - perfect. Attention to detail is spot on. Thank you for the lovely hamper, amazing cakes and bread - will definitely be back. Fully recommend Sunday Lunch at The Star Inn - worth every penny. Thanks again.
K & L B, Lincolnshire
23 July 2018
Wonderful accommodation, every thing thought of. Loved the garden and the peace and quiet. Yorkshire is my second home it is always beautiful.
J & L, Nottingham
14 July 2018
Uplifted by a sincere welcome ad enjoyed delicious home-baked cakes.
We appreciated the generous garden space of this quality accommodation, a cut above the rest.
Mr & Mrs H - Lancashire
7 July 2018
Lovely weather, lovely cottage and helpful hosts. Find food locally. Ideal spot for visiting the sights of North Yorkshire. thank you for a most enjoyable week.
R & J, Beckenham
6 July 2018
Charming hosts, excellent cottage, peaceful location - all this and great homemade cakes! What's not to like?
J + S, Hereford
27 June 2018
Spotless accommodation with the best hamper ever provided on a Rural Retreats break. A perfect location for the North Yorkshire Moors.
Mr J B, Buckinghamshire
23 June 2018
Had a lovely two days in a beautiful cottage. Thank you for the hamper, full of goodies.
Mrs M T, Barnsley
20 June 2018
Another lovely holiday in this fabulous cottage. Lots to see and do in the vicinity and exceptional accommodation and hospitality.
Mrs N T, Liverpool
22 May 2018
Applewood is the perfect location with top restaurants in walking distance. Helmsley close by the cottage and its owners A & P make you most welcome when you arrive. Enjoyed our stay, will visit again. The standard of this cottage raises the bar.
L & A, Essex
12 May 2018
Very comfortable cottage ina lovely setting- D loved the cakes. Weather good and owners helpful.
S & D, West Midlands
5 May 2018
Fantastic, beautiful cottage. Weather was great, the area is wonderful and good food. Ann & Phil are lovely and Ann's cakes tremendous, what more could you ask for!
Mr & Mrs B, Derbyshire
13 April 2018
Cosy with every convenience.
Welcome hamper was much appreciated, very peaceful spot in a lovely part of the country with great food.
Mr & Mrs S - Merseyside
30 March 2018
Lovely, very comfy cottage.
My husband enjoyed the cakes, We had a very nice lunch at The Pheasant Hotel.
M & D - Bedfordshire
22 March 2018
Stunning property in an amazing location.
High spec with everything you need. Great hamper and lovely cakes!
When can we move in! Thanks.
R & N - Kent
5 March 2018
Beautifully furnished cottage.
Very generous hamper and for the first time a day spent on the moors.

B & C - Cambridge
2 March 2018
Wonderful little cottage getaway, excellently proportioned and presented. Great fire. Thank you for an enjoyable stay.
Miss K, Newcastle.
23 February 2018
2nd perfect relaxing stay. Thank you.
Mr C, Stourbridge.
24 January 2018
Lovely relaxing weekend in a beautiful cottage and surroundings, just what we needed. Love the daffodils. Thank you so much.
J & M H, West Ella.
30 December 2017
A wonderful retreat in a great location for exploring this part of North Yorkshire. A warm welcome from our hosts complemented by homemade cake and a comprehensive hamper. A superb property, extremely well appointed with some lovely seasonal touches. We shall certainly tell friends of our 'find' and hope to return. We can recommend the Starr Inn and the Pheasant Inn.
A & A - Wiltshire
13 December 2017
The perfect combination of luxury and comfort with great attention to detail. Little 'festive' touches much appreciated.
The M's - Cheshire
1 December 2017
Fantastic weekend - lovely cottage and thank you for the great hamper and cakes.
G & V - Lancashire
9 November 2017
Lovely cottage - perfect place for a relaxing stay - thank you.
C & D - West Midlands
7 October 2017
Beautiful house. Warm, cosy and loved the woodburner on a frosty evening. Everything we needed here for a relaxing stay - loved the homemade cakes. Thanks.
R & J - Norfolk
1 October 2017
Have really enjoyed our visit to N Yorks. Cottage is to a very high standard. Definitely a place you want to come back to after a long day out. Fab hamper too.
A & S - Scotland
24 September 2017
Wonderful cottage and location. So much to see and do here. Many thanks for hamper and delicious cakes. Enjoyed every moment of our stay.
R & J - Suffolk
19 September 2017
C & A - West Midlands
10 September 2017
Lovely cottage, beautifully furnished. Very, very comfy and warm. Super hamper and cakes. This is an exceptional cottage well up to RR standard. Phil and Anne excellent hosts. Thank you.
J & J - Monmouth
1 September 2017
Lovely, relaxing week. Cottage and location perfect. Fab food at the Star and the Pheasant. Lovely hosts.
R & H - Cumbria
28 August 2017
Cleverly and attractively designed and equipped and well provisioned. Welcoming hosts ensure a happy time. Very comfy bed! Nice cakes too!
S & M - Hemel Hempstead
22 August 2017
Applewood is an exceptional cottage even by RR standards. Everything is beautifully presented and lovingly cared for. Credit to the owners. Lovely welcome basket and cakes! Much enjoyed.
A beautiful and very well equipped cottage in a tranquil location. Anne & Phillip were so welcoming and we loved the delicious cake. Thank you.
S & J - Cheshire
20 August 2017
Wonderful location, cottage and people. Very relaxing. Perfect break away. We will be back.
S & S - Bedfordshire
28 July 2017
Lovely cottage and very well furnished - great location and loved the cakes! Very friendly owners.
A & K, Northampton
21 July 2017
Perfect! Lovely cottage. We will be back.
M & D - West Yorkshire
10 July 2017
A thoroughly enjoyable week in lovely surroundings. Managed meals at both the Star and Pheasant, great food! Castle Howard worth a visit. Many thanks Anne & Phillip.
J & C - Cheshire
5 July 2017
Anne & Phillip, it has been a great pleasure to spend time in this lovely part of the world and to enjoy the comforts of your superbly presented cottage. Many thank and best wishes.
B & B - Ledbury
24 June 2017
Lovely cottage in lovely village and lovely cakes - lovely surprise!
The C's - Derby
16 June 2017
We were more than happy with the cottage, beautifully decorated and situated. Thank you so much Ann & Phillip for all your help. We had a great holiday.
The G family - Surrey
30 May 2017
Delightful house with so many added touches. Great for days out and good local eating places. Very friendly owners. Thanks.
The A's, Sheffield
26 May 2017
Beautiful place to relax. Everything you would ever need . Great eating places close by and gorgeous garden for a glass of wine.
J & J, Scotland
19 May 2017
Fabulous, well thought out house in a beautiful location. Loved the home made cake and Anne & Phil were fantastic. We've had a great time - thank you!
S & R, Cheshire
14 May 2017
Privileged to be the first guests at this lovely cottage! Everything here for a perfect holiday and in a beautiful part of the country too.
The T's, Liverpool

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