Braecote reviews

We’ve enjoyed a lovely break here for our honeymoon. It’s a wonderful cottage in a beautiful area. Thank you for the Prosecco and chocs! It’s been a perfect weekend. J&C Feb 20


The perfect cottage to explore Yorkshire from! We spent our first day in the Moors National Park seeing Byland and Rievaulx Abbey. Today was spent exploring the coast- Whitby and Robin Hood’s Bay – magnificent! This cottage is the perfect relax and rest spot at the end of adventures! Thank you. L&A Jan 20


We’ve had a lovely few days to celebrate my wife’s birthday. The cottage is perfect, everything works and is very clean. Very welcoming, thank very much. K&E Dec 19


We’ve almost lost count of the number of times we’ve stayed in this cosy and peaceful cottage, a real home from home without the clutter. Thank you as ever Sarah for all that you do to make this beautiful cottage feel so welcoming and special. P&J Nov 19


A lovely birthday break visiting this area. Beautiful views from the top of Sutton Bank and could almost see as far as home. Cottage was cosy and had all we needed, will recommend to friends and family. M&D Oct 19


A beautiful cottage, thank you very much for letting us stay. It was the perfect couple of days needed since having our little boy. Everything was so clean and tidy and everything was thought of – even a towel for the baby. Coxwold is a beautiful place, we are hoping to come back again very soon. H&R Oct 19


What a wonderful weekend at this lovely cottage. Thank you Sarah for making us feel at home straight away. It won’t have been our last visit. A&W Oct 19


A lovely week in this cosy cottage. Very clean and well presented. We’ve enjoyed exploring this part of Yorkshire and look forward to returning soon and discovering some more of this lovely area. M&A Sep 19


An absolutely lovely cottage, very clean and well equipped. We have thoroughly enjoyed our stay here – first time visiting Yorkshire – and would happily come back to Braecote. J&B Sept 19


What a wonderful cottage and fabulous area to stay in. Thank you for the milk and the cake and for the pretty vase of flowers from your beautiful garden. We are here for a wedding at Newburgh Priory and this is the perfect place to stay. We very much hope to return before too long. S&T Sept 19


We have thoroughly enjoyed our short stay at Braecote – only wish we could have stayed longer. The cottage was very attractively decorated and furnished and in a great location. We hope to return to this beautiful part of the world to explore further. M&S Sept 19


Thank you for having us in your beautiful cottage, a perfect spot for my sister’s wedding at Newburgh Priory. A particular favourite is the village tea room which does amazing scones. The market on Saturday morning was also great and wonderfully vibrant. Thank you again for our stay. G&B Aug 19


What a wonderful and cosy place to stay. Everything has been thought of and its also super clean. Every day we enjoyed beautiful walks, what a great piece if England Coxwold is. W&C Aug 19


A delightful cottage and village – wish we could have stayed longer –for ever?! The Black Swan is superb as is The Star at Harome. The tour of Shandy Hall was fascinating and remarkably entertaining. The church is magnificent with splendid family monuments. A truly memorable and tranquil break. So much to see and do another visit is a must. A&D Aug 19


Wow what a wonderful little cottage, we are now wishing we could have stayed longer.….We will definitely be back for another visit. A&N Jul 19


Our sixth visit to this beautiful, peaceful cottage. It’s been very hot, 33degrees today, so we have enjoyed the welcome cool of the cottage to read….. Thank you again Sarah for all you do to make this lovely, restful cottage such welcome retreat. P&J Jul 19


Thank you for letting us stay in your beautiful cottage. Coxwold is lovely and the area is outstanding and there’s so much worth seeing….If we come to the north of England again we’ll certainly come back to Coxwold. Thank you so much. H&H Jul 19


A truly beautiful cottage, providing the perfect base for us to explore the area. A lovely welcome with biscuits and all essentials, well equipped, clean and tidy. The perfect break away. B&L Jul 19


Thank you for allowing us to stay in your beautiful cottage. That good that we booked for new year within ½ hour of walking in. So comfortable and great location for walking. . . . .looking forward to returning in the colder months. S&J Jul 19


We have loved our stay at your fabulous cottage. The swifts have kept us entertained for many a happy hour feeding their young in the eves of the house opposite. The dusk chorus has to be heard to be believed. It has been a great base to visit many beautiful gardens in the area – so much so we would love to come again, but this next time much longer. D&G June 19


We love this part of the country and this is an ideal base. Lovely cottage and very thoughtful owner – we had a really nice break. Thanks. A&J May 19


Isn’t this a comfortable and cosy cottage! And a great place for exploring the area. P&A May 19


Enjoyed a (too) short break here – gorgeous cottage and super comfy Enjoyed the fire too! B&A Apr 19


Your cottage is superb! Absolutely immaculate, well presented and well equipped. It made for an excellent base to explore surrounding areas and visit a couple of stunning places to eat – The Black Swan and The Star at Harome. Even though the weather wasn’t great it didn’t matter as the cottage was such a cosy retreat. L&A Mar 19


Thank you Sarah. We really appreciate the care that has been taken preparing the cottage for guests. The garden is a delight with all the snowdrops. Everything is just perfect indoors too – comfy bed, good kitchen equipment, stylish interior and super clean. R&E Feb 19


Our second visit to Braecote – only two months after our first! We got engaged here in December so it will always hold a special place in our hearts. We’ve enjoyed a fantastic and memorable lunch at The Black Swan, walked through the rolling fields to Byland Abbey and tucked into some quality pub grub at the Fauconberg. That’s without mentioning our cosy nights in front of the log burner here at Braecote! R&D Feb 19


From the moment we walked into Braecote we loved the cottage. Cosy yet spacious, perfect for two; thank you for providing a wonderful base for this area. D&C Jan 19


Wonderful stay. Braecote – absolutely perfect in every way-many thanks for the thoughtfulness that you take to make sure your guests have a fabulous time. Memorable and amazing dinner at The Black Swan, thank you. B&I Jan 19


We’ve had a gorgeous stay here t Braecote Cottage to celebrate G’s 30th birthday. An incredible meal at The Black Swan and a home cooked meal here for our last night. The cottage is spotless, so nicely decorated with lovely art work. Thank you for our stay, we hope to be back again in the future! C&G Jan 19


We enjoyed staying in this cosy cottage, everything to hand. We loved the log burner however no time to try it out, a good excuse to return again….We shall certainly look forward to visiting and saying here again. Thank you Sarah for a lovely stay here in Coxwold, highly recommended. L&M Jan 19


Second visit here and was as great as the first. Super comfortable and super clean. We’ll be back next year, thanks. E&A Dec 18


This has been our forth stay in this delightful cottage and we’ve loved being here and feeling able to unwind. The highlight this time was an amazing lunch at Roots in York. P&J Oct 18


What a place, beautifully decorated throughout with everything you could possibly need. We will be back N&L Oct 18


Loved our two-night stay in your beautiful cottage. The place was immaculate and really cozy. The village was lovely and we enjoyed a couple of drinks at the local. B&S Oct 18


Fab two days, perfect cottage. Just my taste set in a beautiful village. Good pub meals too. Of course having sunny, warm weather added to a wonderful visit. E&P Oct 18


The perfect base for an amazing few days in Yorkshire; The cottage is made to feel so homely and we loved the log burner. Thank you for a great stay. A&J Oct 18


A real bolt-hole. We’ve had a wonderful time visiting Helmsley and the local area…. the last few days have re-charged our batteries. 10-14 Oct 18


All was perfect for our stay in your lovely cottage, thank you. R&S Oct 18


We absolutely loved our stay here – the cottage is beautiful and had everything we needed. Great location, lovely cycling and going to Tommy Bank’s restaurant. We would love to come back again. A&A Sep 18


Such a beautiful cottage to have a wonderful relaxing weekend away! Thank you and cant wait to visit again soon! J&L Sept 18


Thank you for another lovely weekend in your cottage. This is the fourth time we’ve been and will definitely return. D&N Sep 18


Thank you for another relaxing stay in your lovely cottage. The Dutch House in Crayke = superb pancakes! Byland Abbey tea rooms = huge lunch! Amazing peace and quiet, we love it here! P&B Aug 18


We have had a very pleasant stay in this lovely little cottage, so many places to visit, gardens abbeys and walks (bit too hot for many of those this week!). The trip from Pickering to Grosmont on the NYM railway was fun. Thank you for a clean and cool cottage, we hope to come again. M&D Jul 18


We loved our stay at Braecote. The cottage is so spotlessly clean and beautifully presented, everything we needed was here. It was always lovely to return here after a day exploring, we hope to come back before too long. J&D Jul 18


Another excellent stay at this superb cottage, thank you Sarah for such high standards in everything. It is lovely to come on holiday and that nothing disappoints. We shall be back next year. D&S Jun 18


Thoroughly enjoyed our stay at this beautiful cottage with a lovely sunny garden. Nice meal in the local pub, hope to come back for a second visit. A&S Jun 18


Thank you Sarah for the use of your beautiful cottage, we have enjoyed every minute and have visited many of our favourite villages and pubs (White Swan at Ampleforth and Golden Lion at Osmotherley). Your cottage couldn’t be better placed. Thanks again. D&M Jun 18


We had a wonderful stay at this delightful cottage. Coxwold really is a beautiful place. We enjoyed a fantastic meal at The Black Swan and an enjoyable day trip to York. Diolch yn fawr! R&A Jun 18


This has been our third visit to this beautiful peaceful cottage. We love the surrounding countryside and walks, enjoy the friendliness of Easingwold and especially Dooley’s food shop. Thank you again Sarah and Ian for all the thoughtful touches which make this lovely cottage so welcoming and peaceful. We’ll be back again. P&J May 18


This is an excellent, comfortable cottage with lots of thoughtful touches. I’m sure we’ll stay again as we love the area…we’ll tell our friends about you!! A&J May 18


Lovely visit with very comfortable cottage and pub over the road. Fantastic five mile walk from Byland Abbey to the Observatory, also great walk around the Hole of Horcum. J&L Apr 18


What a wonderful place to spend our first holiday with baby Georgia and to celebrate our 6th wedding anniversary. Braecote felt like a home from home and provided a fantastic base from which to explore the local attractions. We will recommend to anyone heading over the hills to the North York Moors! M&L Apr 18


This was the perfect place to get snowed in! Our plans to visit York and various other places were abandoned and we settled in to a cosy stay in your lovely cottage and two dinners at the Fauconberg Arms. From our warm welcome when we arrived – thank you for the lights and heating when we arrived all the little touches provided so thoughtfully-we has a lovely weekend. S&U Mar 18


We had a lovely stay, the cottage is immaculate and beautifully decorated. The wonderful log fire also makes the place really cosy. The surroundings are so peaceful…..we hope to return one day! S&J Mar 18


Gorgeous cottage which was made to feel like home. Loved the films and games, nice tough to a cosy night in. Fabulous location for walking, thank you for everything! S&K Feb 18


One of the best we’ve stayed in – immaculate facilities and décor, warn and comfortable. Thank you for the tasty starter pack and everything we might need. Good bar food and welcome at the Fauconberg Arms. T&J Feb 18


So we have returned to this beautiful cottage a year on! It’s so well equipped, so peaceful and just gives us the perfect break from busy lives. The log burner makes it so cosy and really good value at £5 for another basket of logs. L&R Feb 18


Really enjoyed the cottage, very comfortable with everything we could need. We had dinner at The Black Swan which is a highly recommended experience. Freddy the taxi driver provided transport even through a snow storm. Thanks for an excellent stay. A&R Nov 17


What a beautiful cottage to spend our first anniversary! It was so cosy and welcoming as soon as we stepped through the door. Coxwold is the perfect retreat to get away from everything, thanks to Sarah for making our stay so lovely. G&J Nov 17


Once again we have had a relaxing break in this beautiful cottage which has been so thoughtfully created. We will be back again next year. P&J Nov 17


A very well appointed and comfortable cottage with everything one needs for a great break. Thank you. R&H Oct 17


A great autumn break with (mostly) kind weather in a lovely spot and a terrific cottage. Lots of walking and cosy nights in, exactly what we were looking for. T&A Oct 17


Wonderful cottage, so comfortable and wish we could have stayed longer. SC Sept 17


We really enjoyed staying in this lovely cottage – beautifully furnished with everything we needed The surrounding area provided lots of beautiful walks and places of interest to visit. Helmsley to Rievaulx and back was a highlight. Thank you. G&J Sept 17


Thank you an excellent holiday. A wonderful cottage in a wonderful location, it’s lovely to come on holiday when the cottage exceeds expectations. Everything was as advertised and the attention to detail was fabulous. D&S Aug 17


The cottage is just perfect, the village and surrounding area just gorgeous. We delighted in simply getting lost in the labyrinth of roads that crisscross the national park and stopping at beautiful country pubs along the way. Having such a cosy cottage to return to in the evenings guarantees our return in the future. We will be back and will recommend Braecote to friends and family. M&J Jul 17


We have enjoyed our stay at your comfortable and well-equipped cottage. We hope to return when next in the area. S Jul 17


Thank you for creating such a beautiful place for your guests to stay and for providing all the little extras for a comfortable stay. We loved everything about Braecote and Coxwold – a wonderful place to relax after two busy days exploring this lovely area. J&P Jun 17


We have had a wonderful week here in Braecote. The village is lovely and is a great base for exploring many different things. We found the cottage to be extremely comfortable, well sourced and charmingly decorated, thank you. G&G Jun 17


We have really enjoyed our three days here. Very well equipped and comfortable cottage in such a pretty village. J&D Jun 17


Having previously stayed at Black Bull Barn we knew the cottage would be lovely and we were not disappointed. Thank you both. K&M Jun 17


We had a wonderful few days in this absolutely delightful cottage – so comfortable, so beautiful in its simple furnishings, lovely artwork and such a well-equipped kitchen. Thank you for all the care and thought which has created such an exquisite place to stay. We will be back…… P&J May 17


Lovely comfortable cottage, very thoughtfully equipped. We hope to be able to book again. A&J Apr17


We have had such a wonderful stay at Braecote. The cottage has eveeything that we needed and it is decorated and finished to very high standards. Coxwold is a stunning village with some lovely walks too. It was lovely to be welcomed by milk, tea and biscuits – what a lovely touch. E&H Apr 17


We only had a few days to spend here, we now wish it was longer. A great little cottage and base for exploring east to the coast, north to the moors and west to the dales. We were very impressed with the standard of the cottage, it felt like a home from home as soon as we walked through the door and it was lovely spending the evenings in front of the fire. M&D Apr17


We’ve had a wonderful week here at Braecote. The cottage is charming and perfectly sized for the two of us to relax and spend some time just chilling out. Thank you! J&D March 17


What a beautiful cottage! We have had a wonderful time and the cottage has been perfect for much needed relaxation. Coxwold is beautiful and clearly a very historic village and the food at the local pub is excellent. We look forward to hopefully returning next year. LR and O Jan 17


This is a lovely property, very warm and comfortable. Would highly recommend to our friends and family. J&S Jan 17