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King’s Road Harrogate and the need to shop local

February 13, 2020 No comments

This is the notice I found today stuck on the outside of the now sadly dark and empty window of Ramus Seafood Emporium, the shop on King’s Road Harrogate which closed so suddenly earlier this month. Its message is well worth us all considering. “SHOP LOCAL” it urges, then sets out in an eloquent and[Read More]

Tennants auctioneers brings men’s fashion to the fore

January 16, 2020 No comments

Here at Gorgeous Yorkshire, there’s nothing we love more than an auction house but Tennants Auctioneers at Leyburn is really something else. It’s not just auctioneering, for a start. It’s a major destination in its own right, thanks to The Garden Rooms, which have been open since 2014, offering multi-purpose a venue for weddings, conferences,[Read More]

The Country Living Christmas Fair is here

December 5, 2019 No comments

It’s no secret that Sharon and I love the Country Living Christmas Fair in Harrogate and we make sure we have a good look around it each December to find great ideas (#christmasinspo), meet lovely creative people and stock up on gifts and decs – gin and deer-related products, usually. As I write, I have[Read More]

Gorgeous Yorkshire opens at 53 Bo’ Grove

November 8, 2019 No comments

Yes, it’s official! We have opened our very own little shop-within-a-shop at fabulous new Harrogate shopping destination 53 Bo’ Grove. Although Sharon and I have been talking about having a Gorgeous Yorkshire shop for years (ever since we started taking stalls at Yorkshire vintages fairs), it all came about rather suddenly. We read that 53[Read More]

53 Bo’ Grove brings eco-style (and so much more) to Harrogate

October 11, 2019 5 Comments

There’s a new buzz in Harrogate, fresh and free of spirit. It’s shaking up some of the town’s residual fustiness, bringing energy, life, hope. I’m talking about a new shopping destination. At its simplest, 53 Bo’ Grove is a large store showcasing a collection of independent vintage traders and designer-makers. But it is so much[Read More]