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Meet our guest bloggers – all happy to share their top tips and travel experiences along our coastline to inspire your next visit to the North York Moors National Park.

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Four legs good
Those of you with canine chums will be glad to know that the North York Moors coast is dog-friendly and there are tons of places you can have a pint or lunch with your pooch in tow.

Is there honey still for tea?
Squidbeak have heard that 2016 has been the best year for honey in 50 years! There's still time to look out for ‘heather honey for sale’ signs around our moorland villages and try some for yourself.

Cycle the coast
If the idea of bowling along the coast on a bicycle with the wind in your hair sounds like a grand day out, then take Squidbeak's tip and hire a bike from Trailways of Hawsker and head along the traffic free Cinder Track to Robin Hood’s Bay.

Chocolate heaven
Just on the off-chance that you’ve got a bit of a chocolate habit, here are a couple of places that Squidbeak think you might want on speed-dial.

To dine for
So you’ve booked your holiday cottage for a group of friends or family. Squidbeak reckon you can't go too wrong by hiring this private chef to cook a meal for your celebration, good value too!

Five places to shop for hygge
Hygge isn’t just for winter. And guest blogger Clare Gogerty knows just the places to head to for gifts to make our homes feel fresher and brighter.

Tea rooms
Squidbeak are as partial as anyone to a slice of cake and can confidently recommend the following tearooms.

Finding hygge on the North Yorkshire coast
Part three - Author and writer Clare Gogerty discovers that spending a day with those closest to you, doing what you all love best (eating), is what hygge is all about.

Five places to stormwatch snugly
Winter may be nearly over, but just in case it has a sting in its tail, guest blogger Clare Gogerty suggests you snuggle up and stormwatch in one of these places.

Great makers
We all love stories about folk making stuff in their kitchens and becoming entrepreneurs. SquidBeak suggest you hunt down these two!

A cliff adventure
Travel journalist Kevin Rushby recounts tales of past storms, wrecks and brave lifeboat men.

Down the pub
It’s not that Squidbeak spends a lot of time in boozers but after extensive research they’re happy to share their pick of the pubs.

Finding hygge on the North Yorkshire coast
Part two - Author and writer Clare Gogerty knows there's nothing more cosy than watching windy and wet weather from a comfortable perch indoors with your hands wrapped around a mug of tea.

Eating out in style
There’s far more to food on the coast than just fish and chips; here’s a few of Squidbeak’s favourite restaurants waiting to be discovered.

A cliff adventure
Travel journalist Kevin Rushby finds that the hunt for some winter drama doesn't always go to plan.

Food with a view
You’ve made the effort to reach the coast, it stands to reason you want to maximise the time spent staring out to sea. These are some of Squidbeak's top spots for wave-watching.

Finding hygge on the North Yorkshire coast
Part one - Author and writer Clare Gogerty finds the National Park’s coast in winter has its own particular pleasures.

Winter warmers
In the first in a series of guest blogs, independent food reviewers, Squidbeak share their selection of cosy café’s for winter.