Friday, 28 October 2011

Karen Live on BBC Radio Tees

This morning we received a phone call from Radio Tees saying they had heard our great news about the National Awards, and asked if I would do a live interview later in the day. Below is the link, hopefully you can all hear the interview! (talk about nerve racking or what!)

You will need to copy and paste the link into a new browser, then Scroll on the time bar to 40:00 minutes, that's when the 5 minute interview begins.

Tuesday, 11 October 2011

White Rose Awards 2011

Last night we attended the White Rose Awards at Doncaster Racecourse. We had a fantastic night. There were stilt walkers and roller blades performing in and around all the guests. There was a rocking band till 1am, classical singers and an Abba tribute band too. The meal itself was cooked by a Michelin star chef for 1000 people!

We were put through for Sustainable Tourism and although we did not win the outright prize we were delighted to be the Runner Up. Because of this we have now been put through to the Visit England National Awards for Excellence next year.

With a 20 plus year history, the VisitEngland Awards for Excellence (formerly the EnjoyEngland Awards) are the highest accolade in English tourism.

The awards recognise businesses that incorporate best practice throughout their operation and also celebrate the very best quality and innovation, helping to raise standards across the industry and secure England’s place as a world-class holiday destination.

We are delighted and very proud of our achievements. Can we take this opportunity to thank all of our guests for choosing to stay at The Leeway and make all this possible.

Tuesday, 6 September 2011

Special Offer for 2012

If you book a 2012 stay with us before 31st December 2011, you can have it at this years prices. So your 2012 stay will only cost the same as it did in 2011. Now that's great value!

Wednesday, 10 August 2011

New Year Weekend with extras

Celebrate the New Year at The Leeway.

Book your 3 night break now. Most places increase their prices for the New Year period, but not us. You will find our price is just the same no matter what time of year it is.

Not only is the price the same as always, but we are throwing in some special treats too.

Get your New Year celebration off to a great start with a complementary bottle of wine in your room ready for your arrival and indulge in some festive treats we'll have left there for you. Breakfast on New Years day will be much later than normal, so you can relax and enjoy a couple of extra hours in bed. Then to get the New Year off with a kick start, enjoy a glass or two of Bucks Fizz, while you enjoy our award winning breakfast.

Book your 3 day New Year break with us this year and enjoy our special treat.

Winter Special Offer

Come and stay at The Leeway during November and December and receive a FREE nights stay. Just book a 3 night midweek break, any time between Sunday and Thursday inc. and you only pay for 2 - your last night is FREE.

So come along and do your Christmas shopping in Whitby, where you'll find some wonderful gifts in the little individual shops here. The scenery is beautiful in winter and with the added bonus of a free nights stay, what could be better.

Offer available between Monday 7th November until Thursday 15th December.

Friday, 1 July 2011

White Rose Awards 2011

We received FANTASTIC news today. We have been put through for the very prestigious Welcome to Yorkshire's White Rose Awards for Sustainable Tourism. This is the second year running that we have been finalists. The glittering award ceremony will take place on the 10th October, at Doncaster Racecourse, we have booked our hotel already! How exciting.

We are the only Whitby Tourism Business to be through to these prestigious awards, so we hope we win, not just for ourselves but to fly the flag for Whitby too!

Wednesday, 20 April 2011

Royal Wedding Bank Holiday

Help us celebrate the marriage of William and Kate. Our 'special' for that mornings breakfast will be dedicated to the Royal wedding and everyone will get a glass of Ker Royal to toast the happy couple.

I am sorry, but there will be buntin up and even Union Jack napkins - well it doesn't happen that often does it - lets splash out and enjoy the day.

Happy Easter

A very Happy Easter to all our guests, old and new! Hope you all have a lovely time, and enjoy this sunshine, and eat lots of chocolate eggs!!

Our new website should be up and running now ready for the new season - so hope you all like it. Check out the availability to see when you can visit us again!!

Our Daughter's Wedding

Our Daughter Becky got married in March at Grinkle Park Country House Hotel, at Saltburn by the Sea. Grinkle Park is a wonderful venue for anyone looking to get married. The whole day was fab, and nothing was too much trouble for Chris and his team there. We can fully recommend it. We all had our hair done at Grinkle Park by Leanne from Shearer's in Whitby, who did a great job, and made us all look beautiful. We had a live band - Laughing Jacks from the North East area, they were fantastic and played all the songs that Becky had requested. We also hired a photo booth which was great fun - everyone dressed up and had the classic 4 in a row photos taken in the booth. The official wedding photographer was Scott Wickins in Whitby, and he took some lovely photos. The brides, bridesmaids and my own jewellry were bespoke and made for us by Linda Havelock Thanks so much Linda, we love them - especially my jet and amber set. Becky's flowers were made by House of Flowers in John Street Whitby, our local florist, who did a fantastic job - Steph managed to get roses to match the burnt orange of the bridesmaids dresses. They were amazing. Thanks to everyone who helped make the day so special.

Thursday, 24 March 2011

WWF - Earth Hour 2011

For the past 3 years we have taken part in WWF's Earth Hour.

Join us and switch of on Saturday 26th March at 8:30pm and help save our planet.

Friday, 21 January 2011

Extra Special Winter Offer

Firstly a belated Happy New Year to everyone. Hoping it's a good one for you all!

To start the year off, we are offering an extra special offer for January - Stay 3 nights and get your 3rd night FREE, for the first time ever, this also includes stays at WEEKENDS.

As an extra bonus we are extending this brill offer for part of February too, upto and including the 10th February ( 10th February is our 5th Anniversary at The Leeway - how time flies).

So if you want a 3 day break for the price of 2 from now until the 10th Feb, give us a call on 01947 602604. Whitby is lovely in Winter, white waves crashing in against the pier and not too many crowds!

From Sunday 13th February we still have a winter special offer on - Stay 3 nights and get your last night half price, but that is from Sunday - Thursday only. Weekends are not included in this offer.