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What a beautiful well equipped cottage!  Lovely letting, great location.  Heather & Richard are excellent hosts & provided everything we needed.  One of the best places we have stayed.  Stayed with family members, who took 2 of the other cottages & they were all decorated wonderfully & were very comfortable.  Thank you so much you have a wonderful place.  The information package & additional touches were greatly appreciated.  Highly recommended.

Family from Texas with other family, Stayed in Topaz Cottage, August 2019

We've stayed now each Summer for six years and we always have a fab time.  After a long day out we are always eager to get back to Topaz.  We love everything about it.  We are now going home to book for October as we are intrigued about how we'll find the cottage and its surroundings in a different season.  Thank you Richard & Heather and we'll see you very soon x

The Berry family, Stayed in Topaz Cottage, July 2019

Our fourth visit since 2012.  Everything as it ever was.  Some scorching weather whilst we were here but we just relaxed here in these beautiful surroundings.  Enjoyed a foray into the Wolds, lovely walk to the Poetry Bench from Huggate and the fascinating Heritage Center at St James Church, Warter.


Clair Binns, Stayed in Topaz Cottage, July 2019

Lovely cottage.  Very clean.  So quiet here, lovely to relax.  Gardens are beautiful.  Fascinating to watch the birds.  A good base for visiting places.

Rex & Joan, Stayed in Topaz Cottage, July 2019

We have had a lovely relaxing stay in this beautiful setting.  A haven of nature, bird & wildlife.  The gardens are certainly award winning and an extra bonus.  We were blessed with sunny weather and enjoyed days out in Sandsend, Pickering, Whitby - nice walks on doorstep for the dog.  Had nice meal in The Grapes Inn, Ebberston.  Lovely hosts & sensitively restored buildings mixing old & new.  Thank you & look forward to booking again in the future.

Mary, her Mum & her little dog, Stayed in Topaz Cottage, May 2019

Our 5th visit to your amazing cottages. Another great relaxing holiday, we can't believe it's been so long between visits. We're coming back next Spring. A big thank you for all your care and friendship. Sunday lunch at the Grapes was very good, had a great family day at the Playdale Farm All the animals had space and was very clean, lots for children to do. A good visit to Bridlington on a sunny 16 degree day, end of October making sandcastles! Enjoyed walks with George in the forest so near. Many thanks.

Heather & Geoff and family - (these were our first ever guests when we opened!!), Stayed in Topaz Cottage, November 2018

Once again a week at Basin Howe Farm just doesn,t seem long enough! That's why we keep on returning - it feels like Home! Moreso with Heather & Richard to welcome us and be there for us. The cottages is wonderful; the places to explore are fabulous! Another fabulous week - with fabulous September sunshine! Thank you Heather & Richard! See you again......soon x

Written in beautiful calligraphy Jan & Sandra from Gosforth, booked again for April 2019.

That's why we keep returning, Stayed in Topaz Cottage, September 2018

A fantastic place to stay. Everything here you could need, very clean & beautiful surroundings, great weather topped off a lovely week.

Lovely family from St Neots plus Chester the happy little dog.

A lovely week, Stayed in Topaz Cottage, September 2018

Best place we have ever stayed. Loved it... Katie loved feeding fish every day....Can't wait to come again.

Family from Chesterfield

Katie loved feeding fish, Stayed in Topaz Cottage, September 2018

A wonderful place to stay lovely surroundings and within easy reach of Yorkshire's attractions, well equipped cottage, clean and homely. Many thanks to Heather & Richard they deserve their top awards. We had hot sunny weather, a holiday to treasure. Hope to visit again.

Chris & Charles. Stafford

C & C, Stayed in Topaz Cottage, July 2018