Frances' Blog

Dark Skies

We have been accepted by North York Moors and the National Park to be a Dark Skies friendly accommodation provider. This is a brilliant opportunity for us as we can offer our guests a unique experience. The North York Moors are one of only 18 designated sites in the world. Due to low light pollution […]

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A Friendly Update!

Hello from Croft House. Just an update to let everyone know where we are! As we move into March, we look and hope for better times ahead. Spring is a time for making plans and we need them more than ever this year. The snowdrops are well established and here in North Yorkshire the daffodils […]

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The Seasons

I have to say I love a snowy picture, but I do enjoy all the seasons and what they bring to our surroundings. Since moving from York, we are more conscious of what the weather is like, maybe it’s because we spend more time outside walking Alfie and in the garden, but whatever the weather, […]

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Gallery

The gallery is a selection of images, (sometimes a bit random!)of life here at Croft House. There are ones of the garden and house, walks and the surrounding countryside, to get a feel of how we live, making our home an enjoyable experience for our guests. You may see some projects on the go, but […]

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Guided Walks

Whether you are one for trekking or ambling, walking is a fantastic way to take in the beauty of this stunning area in North Yorkshire. Planning your activities is great fun and some exercise while you’re here will give you a great appetite for the amazing food on offer at our local pubs and restaurants! […]

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House and Garden

We have combined the house and garden in the blog as they flow together, so whether it’s a newly decorated room or time for planting veg, we’ll pop things we hope you’ll find interesting here! January 2020 has been a busy month decorating one of the bedrooms and it’s en-suite and we are delighted with […]

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Cakes to Delight!

I have always baked for my family so although they have grown up and left home, I can now continue to make sweet treats for our guests! I’m often trying new recipes but it’s still the old favourites that remain popular, Scones and Cream, Victoria Sponge and Bakewell Tart to name a few. I hope […]

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Walks and Bike Rides

Late Autumn on Hawnby moor near Rievaulx and Alfie with the wind flapping his ears! There is a lovely walk from Harome to Nunnington, mostly following the river, in Spring the wild garlic smells heady,adding a blanket of white along the bank. I always pick a few leaves as it makes great fresh pesto! The […]

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Period Living Magazine

We are thrilled for our b&b to be featured in Britain’s Best Selling Period Homes Magazine!

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