COVID-19 UPDATE We have increased our cleaning regimes and now offer a full 24 hour break between bookings. We are monitoring the Government guidance and applying all suggested safety measures to ensure you enjoy your holiday in a safe and responsible way. We have rebooked those who had to cancel due to lockdown and given full refunds to anyone who has been unable to rebook. No vouchers, no roll overs. We hope you are all safe and well and looking forward to your time by the coast or in the hills. Have fun. All at Update.
COVID-19 UPDATEWe have increased our cleaning regimes and now offer a full 24 hour break between bookings.We are monitoring the Government guidance and applying all suggested safety measures to ensureyou enjoy your holiday in a safe and responsible way.We have rebooked those who had to cancel due to lockdown and given full refunds to anyone who has been unable to rebook. No vouchers, no roll overs. We hope you are all safe and well and looking forward to your time by the coast or in the hills.Have fun. All at Update.

Damm the weather

This has been around since the 1920s and must commemorate a particularly persistent gloomy spell.

1 measure gin. 1/2 measure sweet red vermouth.1/2 measure orange juice. 1/4 measure orange curacao. Shake well with ice and strain into a chilled whisky tumber. Add twist of orange wrapped around a cocktail stick.


Arctic Summer

Appealing sunset colour. Don't stint on the ice.

1 1/2 measure gin. 3/4 measure apricot brandy.1/4 measure grenadine. 4 measures sparkling bitter lemon. Fill highball glass with ice and add contents one by one in that order. Do not stir. Garnish with lemon slice.


Sea Breeze

Very popular.

2 measures vodka. 2 measures grapefruit juice. 3 measures cranberry juice.Shake all together with plenty of ice pour into highball glass and add a wedge of lime.


Filey Brigg

Rum isnt just good with coffee but with tea as well.

1 and 1/2 measures light rum. 1/2 measure clear honey. 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon. lemon slice, 1 teacup of hot black tea, piece of crystallized ginger. Add all to pan and gently warm/


A Dunc

Ann and Duncan lived at Dunstarn from 1957 nearly reaching their Golden Wedding anniversary. This was devised for them. As mint grows where the women is boss!

Muddle mint in sugar syrup and discard. Add 4 parts Rum, 1 part Gin l part lime juice 2 parts lemonade and dunk a strawberry slice or two in with crushed ice.


But best of all  ............... create your own holiday cocktail and let us know. 

What to do?

All of our properties are close to fabulous beaches or woodland walks, so pack up a picnic and enjoy the wonderful British summer countryside. Bath in nature...............


Have you seen?

For all rentals please contact May Rhodes on or 07474449190 or Linda Burrows

07801651783 at Dunstarn Cottage is also available through Air B and B.


Over the past couple of years we have hosted a walking theatre performance and two summer outdoor theatre events, as well as assisted Cinematography students to make a film for Leeds University..........if you have a project in mind, we'd be pleased to discuss things.........


Currently we host regular gun dog training courses through Kirkbourne Spaniels.........


Last updated 18th Aug 2020

Web photos courtesy Linda Burrows

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