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Ray has a lovely spacious home in a stunning location. We could have spent all day sitting in his conservatory watching the wildlife and taking in the view. He was very helpful and the house was spotless & beautifully decorated and furnished.
Raymond was a very generous host. His beds are very comfortable and bathrooms clean. Breakfast was great with many choices. Area is great for bike riding and site seeing in Yorkshire.
Ray was a very friendly and accommodating host. The house is situated in a very quiet village ideally placed for exploring the Yorkshire Dales, especially for cyclists. This was great value for money
Thanks Raymond for having us to stay. The house was beautiful and we had the whole top floor to ourselves. The bed was really comfy and everywhere was incredibly tidy and clean. We loved having a picnic dinner in the conservatory looking out at the field of cows. It was a great place to stay. Hopefully we will be back for the next horse competition.
Ray was a very kind host and his house is lovely. Breakfast - delicious. Bike storage in the garage - secure. Bed - very comfortable. Thank you Ray. We hope to see you again.
Raymond was a brilliant host. He was very welcoming and helpful. His house was lovely and very clean. Great big bed with private en-suite. Perfect location for the wedding we were staying at. Thanks Raymond!
Probably the best B and B we have ever stayed in. Great communication from the host, who turned out to also be very friendly and helpful. Clean, comfy, quiet, well presented house/room. Morning breakfast was fantastic. Will definitely stay again if up that way for another trip. Thanks Ray!
We had a wonderful and relaxing time at Ray's house. The breakfast was delicious and plentiful and Ray was exceptionally helpful lending us maps to plan and guide our cycle routes, as well as offering advice on where to go, what to see and where to eat. The house is warm and lovely, with gorgeous country views. We aim to return in the future to explore more fo the area by bike. Highly recommended.
Raymond has the most beautifully appointed and comfortable home simply waiting for more travellers to enjoy it. It is spacious, new and modern with a fabulous range of old Inns for hearty evening meals in close proximity. The accommodation is superbly located for both car and bicycle travellers with many interesting tourist sites and bicycle routes to enjoy throughout the Yorkshire Dales. This residence has a true rural aspect over the back fence. Good morning cows and pheasants and the many small birds visiting the seed trays, you help make it very relaxing.
Lovely house in a great location, ideal access to the dales. Raymond is very friendly & helpful, he even let us dry our wet clothes after a massive downpour. The Tempest serves fantastic food and is only a short drive away. The next day we rode in Gisburn Forest, with loads of single tracks it is a real hidden gem. Weekends there is a cafe there, weekdays head 10 minutes along the road to Tosside to the Old Vicarage.
Raymond and Joanne stayed with us for 2 nights. He kept in contact to let me know when they were arriving. I didn't spend long with them but found them to be very nice people, they also left their room clean and tidy.
I would have no hesitation in recommending them to any future host.
Raymond stayed with us for four nights - he was a lovely guest: polite, friendly, self-sufficient, clean and tidy. I would happily recommend him to other hosts.
Enjoyed both Raymond's and Meelan's company. Had great talks over breakfast and meals at home. Shared many shared travelling experiences re: Norway!
Ray and his whife where nice to have as guests. This was second time we hosted them and would love to welcome them back at any time.
It was a pleasure to have Ray and Melan as guest, and I would love to have them visiting again. Impressive and inspiring how they explore the world travelling with bikes...
Ray and his whife are the people I want to be when I grow up. Travel around the world and be openmindet to other people :)
Ray and Melan were lovely guests - polite, communicative, and clean. We would love to have them visit again!
Ray and Melan were lovely guests - polite, clean, and communicative. We would consider ourselves lucky to have them stay with us again in the future!
They are very nice. It was a pleasure to have them as guests. Always they will be welcome
Ray and Melan were very pleasant guests. During the booking process they were communicative and they informed us of their plans. They are also very open and friendly and their cycling holidays and lifestyle are inspiring! As guests they are tidy and considerate. Welcome back at the end of May :)