Elizabeth Botham Tea Rooms -Tea Guild Award

The Tea Guild Awards, now in their 27th year, are considered the ‘Oscars’ of afternoon tea industry, with the best tea rooms in Britain competing for the hugely coveted honour.
The Tea Guild has awarded 38 special Awards of Excellence to tea rooms across Britain in recognition of their outstanding quality and consistently high standards in tea service.

Guardian Newspaper recommends Perrys Plants

Perry’s River Garden Cafe on The Carrs at Briggswath has been named as one of the best budget eats along the Yorkshire Coast – and for the second year.

The Guardian wrote: “Part of Perry’s Plants – a quaint, idiosyncratic commercial nursery, that also comprises an 18 hole putting green – there has been a tearooms on this site for over 100 years, and little wonder”.

Queens Diamond Jubilee weekend 1st-5th June

As the big weekend draws near we are preparing to decorate the house accordingly.  There will be extra treats for anyone lucky enough to have booked with us.  Whitby will also be represented in the flottila pageant on the Thames.

The old Whitby lifeboat the William Riley will take its proud part, as she is rowed down the thames accompanying the Queens barge.  Keep your eyes peeled, you may see her on the TV!


Carluccio at Malton Food Festival 19th-20th May

Antonio Carluccio, Selina Scott and Rosemary Shrager are all lined up to attend the Food lovers Festival in Malton next week.

New to this years festival is the Masterclass marquee where the chefs will be interviewed by Selina Scott.

There will be 20 tasting venues around the town, and the market square will be full of Yorkshire finest producers

selling their wares.

Whitby passes beach tests 2012.

The Marine Conservation Society’s recent survey has declared Whitby’s bathing water as one of the cleanest in the country.  The annual tests highlighted Whitby’s beaches to have excellent water condition.  In addition to Whitby beach, those tested at Robin Hood’s Bay,  Sandsend and  Runswick Bay were also rated as having excellent water quality.


Syd Little at Whitby Gospel Weekend 18th-20th May

The 13th Whitby Gospel weekend on the 18th of May will include a first time appearance of Syd Little, one half of the  TV

comedians LIttle & Large.  George Hamilton IV will be both performing and comparing the events over the weekend.

George enjoys the Gospel weekend in Whitby so much that he has pencilled his appearance in his diary on a rolling basis.

We have one single room left (Syd needed a dressing room not a bedroom!).

For further information or to purchase tickets please phone 01947 810561.