On entering Eweland's House it was like a show house with everything that you could require for a holiday. I lot of thought has gone into the detail of requirements. The smell of home made bread was inviting. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay but felt that a little more worktop space would be an advantage. Unfortunately the mattresses on the beds were too soft for us. The only suggestion we would make is to renew the baking trays in the oven as we always used the foil provided to cover the trays before popping things in the oven. The owners have to be commended on their attention to detail.
Despite the poor, cold weather, our time spent at Rural Retreats was just what we were looking for. Beautiful scenery, perfect accommodation, easy access to Whitby by the twice an hour local bus and the excellent shopping facilities and eating-out establishments in Sleights itself.
We had a wonderful stay, so comfy and very well equipped, cooking is a pleasure in the excellent kitchen. Brilliant location, local bakers and butchers are a few minutes walk and are both fantastic. Local pub is great too. Thanks again for such a lovely holiday, we came away with memories to treasure.
Loved our stay at Cowslip Retreat, loved being there so much that we we reluctant to venture far. Although we did. It was so relaxing, we couldn't stop taking in the view. We will return. Great pub in walkable distance too.
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The weather was exceptional, the cottage of a very high standard and the village was so nice. The butchers/deli and fish and chip shop were both high quality (I wish we had shops of this quality at home). During our stay we had the World Cup and Wimbledon constantly on tv so having smart TVs came in very useful as well as a choice of movies on Amazon Prime and Netflix. The views were spectacular and we enjoyed seeing the steam train pass by. We took our own binoculars and on cloudless days we had a good view of Whitby Abbey and the sea. There are a couple of ...more