No.2 Railway Cottages

Sleeps 4 in a peaceful village, just outside Whitby, North Yorkshire
Call Joan on 01947 603801 to Book

October 22

This is our beautiful Horse Chestnut tree. The colours have been spectacular this year. Someone grew it from a conker and gave it to us when very small. It has thrived and grown each year and is now old enough to produce conkers.

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October 08

Day Out

We treated ourselves to a day out and went to Castle Howard, courtesy of free tickets won in a competition. It's only about an hour's drive away and turned out to be a lovely day. The weather was perfect; the house and grounds were amazing; we had an excellent lunch and the garden centre provided a selection of plants that I hadn't already got. What a day! We can certainly recommend it - even if you do have to pay for your tickets!!

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October 04

New Visitors

We had two new visitors this week. Beautiful male pheasants - really colourful. As usual, I didn't have the camera and by the time I'd found it, they'd gone! We sometimes see them in the depths of winter when food is scarce and they make for the veggie patch.

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September 30

Gilbert re-appeared yesterday. We hadn't seen him since I'd had to 'fence off' the apple trees to stop him helping himself. He must have been sulking!! One or two of the ducks have very light coloured feathers and we are wondering if they are Gilbert's offspring. The duck in the foreground is a possible example - what do you think?

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September 23

Autumn Vacancies

There are a limited number of vacancies through September, October and into November. This weekend sees the 40th Anniversary Steam Gala on the North York Moors Railway and 60s Festival in Whitby. Other events through Autumn include the Musicport Festival, the Bram Stoker International Film Festival, the Railway Wartime Weekend and the Goth Weekend. The season still has plenty to offer.

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