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Ann's Cottage and The Old Smithy

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Hillyard Cottage | Rosedale East, Pickering YO18 8RH, England
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

A fantastic cottage with all the amenities you could wish for and a great arrival package of provisions that we were not expecting. The breakfast choice was great and so freshly cooked including the bread. The scenery and local walks were great. Would highly recommend.

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Ann S, Manager at Ann's Cottage and The Old Smithy, responded to this review

Dear Erica, Thankyou for your lovely review, and so happy that you enjoyed your stay in Rosedale and Colin and I look forward to your next visit, take care and Best wishes Ann and Colin. More 

wakefield west yorkshire
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just got back from an amazing nights stay in The Old Smithy and could honestly not rate it enough. Ann & Colin are amazing and made us feel so welcome from the moment we arrived. The area is stunning and so romantic which was ideal for us celebrating our anniversary. The full yorkshire breakfast was gorgeous and I couldn't even... More 

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Ann S, Owner at Ann's Cottage and The Old Smithy, responded to this review

Dear Debi and Lee, Just to say many thanks for your kind words and we are so happy that you enjoyed your stay here in Rosedale in The Smithy Cottage, it was a pleasure to meet you both and hoprfully you will come back for another stay soon and a little bit longer, ther is such a lot of things... More 

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have stayed in both Ann's Cottage and the Old Smithy, and can't thank Ann and Colin enough for their friendliness and hospitality. The cottages are quiet and peaceful, and the countryside is beautiful. There is so much attention to detail - they have thought of everything. But Ann's breakfast is one of the highlights - especially the home made... More 

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Ann S, Owner at Ann's Cottage and The Old Smithy, responded to this review

Dear Trish and Tom, Just to say thankyou for your lovely review and as I always say you arrive as guests and leave as friends, looking forward to next time when we can have a catch up over tea and biscuits and I will make sure that I have a good batch of home made bread to keep you going,... More 

County Durham, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ann and Colin are friendly, helpful and go out of their way to make you feel at home. You are provided with the best of facilities whether you stay in the Old Smithy or Ann's Cottage. A relaxing friendly base to explore a fantastic area. We have visited many times before and we will go back again.

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Ann S, Manager at Ann's Cottage and The Old Smithy, responded to this review

Dear Tom, Thankyou for your kind words, its always a pleasure having you both come to stay with us, and hopefully you will soon be back with us again. Hoping that you got back home safely with no problems, take care both of you and see you soon, Best wishes Ann and Colin. More 

Glossop, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Everything you need and much more in beautifully appointed accommodation with the most friendly welcome from Colin and Ann .A great place to visit the outstanding countryside and as Ann and Colin to tell you about the railway walk with a great watering hole halfway round.

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Ann S, Owner at Ann's Cottage and The Old Smithy, responded to this review

Thankyou for your lovely review and so glad that you enjoyed our railway walk with The Lion at Blakey Ridge for refreshments, a good watering hole for a sit down and a pint, looking forward to meeting you both again soon for a catch up over a cup of coffee and biscuits. Take care and Best wishes Ann and Colin. More 

Bournemouth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Recent stay and can't disagree with anything that's been said before - stayed in the old smithy - large room - couldn't enjoy all of it ! Well equipped kitchen - breakfast served to you there - very welcoming hosts Would seriously recommend it

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Ann S, Owner at Ann's Cottage and The Old Smithy, responded to this review

Dear Dave Thankyou for your lovely review, Colin and I are very happy that you enjoyed your stay in The Old Smithy, we will look forward to meeting you both again. Take care and Best wishes Ann and Colin. More 

Warrington
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31 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We have stayed here both in Ann's cottage and the Old Smithy and we keep coming back for more! As all the other reviews say, Ann and Colin are the consummate hosts and the food, facilities and friendliness are second to none. The fact that this little gem is located in the middle of a wonderful part of Yorkshire just... More 

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Ann S, Owner at Ann's Cottage and The Old Smithy, responded to this review

Thankyou so very much for the lovely review, it means a lot to us and it was a pleasure meeting you both again and look forward to next time that you come to Rosedale and The Old Smithy, Take care and thankyou, Best wishes Ann and Colin. More 

Blyth, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Wanted to keep this a secret, but can't! EVERYTHING about the Old Smithy is jaw droppingly beautiful - it is well equipped and extremely comfortable. Ann and Colin provided a welcome like we've never had before (and we've visited many places!). Breakfast was wonderful. Food ordered from Moors Kitchen arrived on time, was home cooked and very, very tasty. Already... More 

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Ann S, Manager at Ann's Cottage and The Old Smithy, responded to this review

Thankyou both for your kind words and Colin and I look forward to meeting you both again soon, it was a pleasure meeting you, take care and Best wishes Ann and Colin. More 

Cleckheaton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Just returned from a few days stay in Ann's Cottage, simply the best along with the Old Smithy, we have stayed in them both in the past. We would have loved to have stayed the week but unfortunately work got in the way so had to return. Ann and Colin are the best hosts, hospitality second to non. Breakfasts are... More 

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Ann S, Manager at Ann's Cottage and The Old Smithy, responded to this review

Thankyou so very much for your kind review, it means a lot to us in knowing that you enjoyed your stay with us in Ann.s Cottage and of course our lovely Rosedale and The North Yorkshire Moors, looking forward to next time on your return, Best wishes Ann and Colin. More 

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

What a fantastic location and such a warm welcome. Ann and Colin have a fantastic set up with lovely comfortable cottages and a truly warm Yorkshire welcome. Ann's Cottage is a 5 star quality cottage, very comfortable with all one needs for a relaxing break in magnificent scenery. Highly recommended.

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Ann S, Owner at Ann's Cottage and The Old Smithy, responded to this review

Many thanks for your lovely review and it makes us both very happy to know that you enjoyed your stay with us and so we look forward to next time when we meet again and catch up over a cup of tea and biscuits. Take care and see you both soon, Best wishes Ann and Colin. More 

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