Minster FM has brought a brand new award ceremony to North Yorkshire.

The Listener Choice Awards, sponsored by YH Training Services,  are all about the businesses that make a real difference to our every day lives.

The winners were selected by a listener vote and announced with a live broadcast from the awards ceremony at York Theatre Royal on Tuesday October 18th 2016.

Best Convenience Retailer

Hovingham Stores – Winner


The perfect destination for your Christmas Adventures

St Nicholas Fair will be back from 17th November through to 23rd November – the streets are full of wooden chalets selling unique gifts and of course plenty of Festive food and drink. More info here:

You’ll be spoilt with the array of shops and boutiques for all your Christmas shopping. Check availability at No 25 Fulford Place here, call 07708 112950 or email


Stay at Home Cottage and visit Castle Howard to see the wonderful House decorated for the magical season – Christmas at Castle Howard runs from Saturday 19th November through to Friday 23rd December, 2016.

Check availability for Home Cottage here, call 07708 112950 or email


We have now completed Home Cottage and are very proud of how it looks we have had some great feedback from the guests that have stayed in the last month.

We look forward to welcoming are four legged friends and their families to Hovingham.

Availability for some of the October Half Term and then November and December.


No 25 Fulford Place has got an availability for a 2- 5 night stay commencing 11th June. Please get in touch if you’re interested.

Phone: 07708 112950


Started refurbishment on Home Cottage in April, and all going well. Decorator starts this week, some beautiful colour schemes have been chosen for our pretty stone cottage. Liam Gray Plumbing back into 2nd fix the bathrooms. Keep an eye for the first lot of photos which should be posted within the next couple of weeks, showing our progress and getting Home Cottage ready for our first guests this summer.