North Cave holiday cottage rental with internet access, walking and log fire and TV

Horseshoe Cottage, Nordham, North Cave, East Yorks

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Excellent 5/5

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The south facing sunny exterior to Horseshoe cottage, sunny walled courtyard; BBQ and eating area

Cottage / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 5 Home 265522

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Cottage / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 5

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 28 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed

~~~~ Horseshoe and Bay Tree Cottage of Nordham Cottages, HU15 2LT, were finalists in last years REYTA awards, East Yorkshire's Tourism Awards~~~~.~~~~ In September 2014, Horseshoe Cottage was raised to 4* Gold by Quality in Tourism~~~~

Our cottages are ideally located for a varied holiday and well situated to discover the secrets of the Yorkshire Wolds. Countryside location with coast, town and city, all within easy striking distance.

HORSESHOE COTTAGE is situated on the quiet street of Nordham, North Cave, and it was originally one of the gardener's cottages to Fawley House.

Horseshoe Cottage is on the edge of North Cave village with fabulous countryside from the door. In the village there is a playground, and wetlands bird sanctuary with picnic area, only a 5 minute walk away:

The village offers the shop/post office, perfect for the things you forgot to bring like milk, butter, bread, papers or even wine; and a really good fruit and veg shop 'Walkers' on the edge of the village. There's even a special occasion ladies dress boutique! There are two pubs, one close by and The Hotham Arms, less than 20 minutes walk through the park, a stunning flat walk to build a thirst!

The cottage is assessed as 4* GOLD by Quality in Tourism, and we work hard for our star rating, striving to offer our customers a welcoming, functional and comfortable environment, which is well cared for and regularly maintained .We like to involve our visitors by asking for their suggestions, and our regular visitors can see we have listened. Our visitor comments make me smile, and it's

good to know we have satisfied customers.

Here's just some of our comments below, please look at our reviews to see what we are about. We are proud to say that ALL our reviews are 5 * :

Horseshoe Cottage is "A wonderful place for a relaxing break", ideal for a long weekend/midweek holiday for 2 to 5 people, away from the stresses of everyday life. We have many lovely remarks about Horseshoe from our visitors book, and our questionnaires. Other Trip Adviser reviews are: " Perfect cottage in perfect village", "A beautiful well appointed cottage", "Everything you hope it will be".

Fawley House Garden next door to our cottages, is open for the The National Garden Scheme, and it is possible to see the gardens during your stay by making a small donation to help the charities which NGS supports: Macmillan, Marie Curie, Help the hospices and many others.

The extensive gardens have fruit and vegetable growing areas, and when available and in season, we offer you a fresh veg basket during your stay, and our flowers in the cottage are all home grown.

If our smaller cottage for a couple is already booked, we are happy to take bookings for just 2 people in Horseshoe, with a discount for reduced occupancy. Alternatively, Horseshoe can sleep up to 7, with 2 extra beds (£30 extra/bed), and it can also be linked to Bay Tree Cottage, next door to sleep up to 9. Useful for wedding parties, family celebrations and business events.In March 2014, our Nordham Cottages entry to the East Yorkshire Tourism awards was shortlisted, and we were given a place as a finalist for the Remarkable Self Catering Provider category, something we are really proud of.

Buying FOOD during your stay:

A really good supermarket selling local meats and local bakery products, and butchers are five minutes away at South Cave. The bigger supermarkets, are only 15 minutes away at Market Weighton and Brough. Our village shop is also great for basics. Drewtons farm shop is also only 5 minutes away and has some great specialist foods.

As well as the 2 pubs within walking distance, there's the Fox and Coney Pub and The Gallery (Italian) Restaurant, at South Cave where you will also find a chemist and gift shops, and antiques and a good Italian bakery.

Angie at the Wild Bird Café at The North Cave Wetlands, makes great bacon sandwiches in a morning and is only at the end of the our road. Enjoy a walk round the lakes whilst you are there, seeing spectacular wading bird life, including Avocets.

Lovely ' destination' walks - the Pub at Hotham (20 mins) and also Drewtons Farm Shop for a delicious award winning breakfast/lunch/evening meal on a Friday night (NB closes at 9)

If you really want to work up an appetite you can walk to the much renowned gastro pub The Star at Sancton, this takes approx 1 hour.

If you are just looking for good old diet busting Fish and Chips or a Chinese to bring back to the cottage, there are both at Newport, 5 minutes away in the car. There is also a pizza delivery service if don't want to cook or move!

If you enjoy ART, then we have a themed art exhibition on the doorstep on 19th February, early next year. Originals artworks to view and for sale with many local artists participating. The theme is Snowdrops, and the two and a half acre garden will be open to see the snowdrops and aconites. The garden opens for ngs and the £4 entry all goes to the nursing charities ngs supports. There will be another art exhibition later in the year: 'Art in the Garden', and this will showcase artwork completed in some of the ngs gardens of East Yorks during the 2015 season. The garden will be open again along with another garden in Nordham, and once again the £6 admission to see both gardens will all go to charity.

If you are looking for a cottage to be able to enjoy the CYCLING of the Wolds and Vale of York. Look no further! TOUR DE YORKSHIRE, which ran 1-3rd May 2015, virtually passed the door, in Stage 2 through neighbouring North Newbald. We have some testing cycle rides around here on quiet roads, enjoying the best of the Wolds, and we are happy to share our knowledge of local cycling. We have 'cycle lock up' so your bikes are safe.

If WALKING is your thing, there are some excellent walks from the door, with 2 longer walks created by leading walking journalist Fiona Baltrop who stayed at Horseshoe cottage in October last year. Another long walk was created for us by some keen walkers who stayed a while ago. Keen walkers ourselves, we also have a list of walks we have done with friends, with a good pub lunch to take a break! There are many shorter walks known to us, and we have a walking section in our info file for enthusiasts.

Plenty to do: There are two plant Nurseries in the village and Fawley House garden to visit; Bird watching; Kayaking on a Saturday; Walking and great cycling. Indoor bowls is offered in the winter months. Riding, Clay Shooting & Motor Cross Track 5/10 minutes away. We even have a Dive centre! There's the very popular Drewton's Farm Shop to visit which has produce, wine, gifts and a great restaurant (a customer favourite) and the Bird of Prey Centre less than 5 minutes away.Enjoy the clean fresh air and the peaceful Wolds countryside famed by Hockney. Discover the nearby towns and cities such as Beverley, Hull and York along with many others and explore the East Yorkshire coastline, which varies from white chalk cliffs to long sandy beaches stretching from Flamborough Head to Spurn Point.

Suggestions for HOLIDAYS WITH THE CHILDREN -The Deep in Hull; Jorvik Viking Centre in York; North York Moors National Park; Royal Armories in Leeds; a day at the seaside: many resorts to choose from; Bridlington Birds of Prey and Animal Park, Calypso Cove at Barnsley. Seven fun packed' days, and Horseshoe Cottage is ideally located to be able to do them all. These are just a few of the many things you could do. Coming to North Cave and scheduled to be finished for summer 2016 is 'Williams Den', an adventure experience for youngsters just on the outskirts of our village!


November Time Location

1st – 15th Hull Comedy Festival Various times Various locations

6th Festival of Remembrance 7:30pm Hull City Hall

6th – 16th Humber Mouth Literature Festival Various times Various times

7th - 8th Rememberance Weekend From 10:00am Streetlife Museum

9th - 15th Thought Bubble Festival, Leeds

10th – 15th Managing Complexity Models Conference Daily Hull University

15th Made & Sold Market 11:00am – 4:00pm Fruit Humber Street

16th Santa Parade 11:00am – 1:00pm Princes Quay

12th Christmas Lights Switch On From 6:00pm Fountain Area

Queens Gardens

19th – 22nd Humber Jazz Winter Addition Various times Hull Truck

21st Vintage Fair From 11:00am Hull City Hall

21st Nov - 23rd Dec Christmas at Castle Howard

Grounds open @ 10 House 11-4 or 5 on w/e

23rd -25th ISAN Conference Daily Hull Truck

28th Christmas Festival of Food & Drink 10:00 am – 3:30pm Beverley Minster

28th Christmas Markets & Victorian Weekend From 10:00am

Hull Old Town & Museums Quarter

29th Beverley Racecourse Christmas Fair 10:00am – 4:00pm Beverley Racecourse

December Time Location

6th Humber Bridge Farmer Market 9:00am – 1:00pm Humber Bridge

8th – 3rd Jan Christmas Panto – Snow White & the 7 Dwarves Daily Hull New Theatre

11th – 13th Beverley Minster Christmas Tree Festival 10:00am – 5:00pm

(Fri & Sat)

12:00 – 5:00pm (Sunday) Beverley Minster

12th Elves Christmas Market Hull City Centre From 9:00am

13th Beverley Festival of Christmas From 9:00am Beverley Saturday Market

16th The Snowman with Live Orchestra 7:00pm Hull City Hall

18th – 19th UB40 Concert 7:00pm Hull City Hall

20th Humber Bridge Farmers Market -TBC 9:00am – 1:00pm Humber Bridge

20th Christmas Reindeer Run 11:00am East Park

20th Made & Sold Market 11:00am – 4:00pm Fruit Humber Street

Dive into The Deep and discover the mysteries of the sea, a great place to go if it's a wet day. If its a sunny day, why not head for Flamingo Land. Visit the dramatic chalk cliffs at Bempton with world renowned bird-life to see. Walk along the sandy beaches at Bridlington, Hornsea and beyond. After a good day out, return to a relaxing, well equipped home and if the weather is good, light the log barbecue and enjoy an evening outdoors...perhaps not in the cooler months! If you'd rather have a cosy night inside, snuggle up round the fire with a film or enjoy a few of our board games with the family or friends.

Horseshoe Cottage is only 2 minutes from the motorway which will take you to Leeds and Harrogate with ease, and 45 minutes from York on the A1079. The cottage is only 20 minutes from Hull and the ferry terminals for North Sea Ferries, and 30 minutes from Humberside airport for those wishing to come from the continent.

Size Sleeps up to 5, 3 bedrooms
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms
Nearest beach Hornsea 28 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 350 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Humberside 25 km, Nearest railway: Brough 6 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, Video player, Table tennis, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Furniture King Beds (1), Single beds (3), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Shared garden, BBQ, Private fishing lake or river
Access Secure parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users
Further details indoors

• In addition, there are two extra beds available,one in the smaller bedroom and one in the twin room, allowing the cottage to sleep up to 7, with two in the King sized bed. There is a charge of £30 for each extra bed. • BBQ is log burning, with logs available* Lockable storage for bikes etc.• Horseshoe has an i-Pod docking station and radio. .• Character cottage which has kitchen, separate dining room with original, stripped pine cupboards either side of the fireplace housing games, videos, cycling and other information. Table tennis equipment. • Cosy characterful sitting room, with traditional fireplace with old pine surround and flame effect electric fire.• Child fire guard provided on request, along with high chair and stair gate, at a £25 charge. NB Cot bedding is not provided.

Further details outdoors

South facing, sunny courtyard garden. Separate areas for each cottage.Utility room with additional washer, dryer, fridge/freezer and air dryers, Lockable safe storage for bikes.Fishing on request. Streamside wildlife hide, available to use on request.Off street parking for 2 small cars/1 large car. 2 large cars can be accommodated if specially requested.

Further details

• A warm welcome.• 'Yorkshire Tea Tray' on arrival and fresh garden flowers. • Veg basket left at door, when produce is available from Fawley House (National Garden Scheme garden).• Jar of homemade preserves to take home.• Bed linen and towels are provided. (Please provide own bedding for cot).

The Yorkshire region

Many are familiar with the Yorkshire Dales in North Yorkshire, but East Yorkshire is quite a well kept secret. It has so much to offer! The lovely Wolds countryside, where you can pull off the road and hear the sky larks high above. Stop off at a Wolds pub for a bite to eat or a quiet pint!

Our varied coastline: long sandy beaches at Hornsea and Bridlington to the highest chalk cliffs in Britain at Bempton, home to 200,000 seabirds. Visit Hornsea Mere, Yorkshire's largest natural freshwater lake or the man made North Cave Wetlands, just at the end of our street -stroll down there on an evening to enjoy the sunset as well as the birdlife If you want to see another birdlife hotspot, visit Blacktoft Sands, the largest tidal reedbed in England. For walkers, the noteable paths of the Wolds Way and the Minster Way are a fantastic way to see our landscape, along with the many public footpaths we can recommend in our neighbouring villages. For cyclists the route 66 is the obvious choice, and there are many local tried and tested cycle routes around N. Cave. We are lucky to have York and Hull with their many visitor attractions, both cities very different, both of historical significance with much to see and do. Market towns of Beverley, Howden, Pocklington, Market Weighton are all only 20 minutes away, and are all well worth a visit. We have a good selection of gardens and historic houses - Burton Agnes Hall, Burnby Hall Gardens, Sledmere House, Sewerby Hall and Gardens, and some of the best churches to see in the country. If you enjoy Horse Racing, there are courses at Beverley and York.

There are several different festivals in our area, for example Hull Jazz Festival from 20th to 29th July, and festivals in Beverley throughout th summer, and events at Burton Agnes Hall. There is plenty of theatre to see in Hull and York as well as open air performances in the county, the nearest at Pocklington's Burnby Hall on July 28th showing Pride and Predjucie. With all the above to get through and more, we can guarantee you wont be bored!

North Cave

From the door in North Cave, there are lovely destination walks - Hotham Arms in the next door village, a short walk away; Drewton Farm Shop for an award winning breakfast; South Cave to the Gallery for a lunch or evening meal, or to see Angie's Wild Bird Cafe at the North Cave Wetlands for a ' bacon bap'. If walking isn't your thing, there's plenty more in store.

In North Cave you can go Fishing, Diving, Kayaking and Canoeing, play Bowls, and in the neighbouring village there's Golf & Spa, Clay Pigeon Shooting, Polo, & Horse Riding. If you 'green fingered', we have 4 ngs gardens from the door and Mires Beck Nursery and Marjoram Nursery in the village (which also has a fruit and veg shop). If wildlife is your thing, the paths by the stream, the parkland and footpaths around the village as well as the North Cave Wetlands, have plenty to show.

In addition to those already mentioned, there are other fine restaurants in the area, The Star at Sancton, and the Boars Nest at Rudston Walk, the Michelin Starred restaurant The Pipe and Glass at Dalton, and many good restaurants in Beverley including Cerutti 2 and the Westwood. If you don't want to go to the coast for Fish and Chips, there's Johny Haddock in Newport, the next village!

For food shopping visit Beverley market on a Saturday morning or the Farmers market in South Cave, or one of the nearby supermarkets in South Cave, Brough, Market Weighton, Howden or Pocklington. For a day 'in town', not much can beat Beverley which buzzes on a Saturday, with the lovely market in the square near the ' butter cross'. There are boutique shops and a fine selection of cafes and places to enjoy sitting for a while, before you look at the Minster or do the Town Trail!

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