Self catering holiday cottages in Thirsk, Yorkshire, England

Escape for a relaxing country cottage holiday in Thirsk, North Yorkshire. With the North York Moors National Park less than 10 miles to the east of the town, the Howardian Hills just a little further afield and the Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty around 15 miles away, a cottage break in Thirsk could be ideal for those who want to spend time walking, hiking, cycling or horseriding in the gorgeous North Yorkshire countryside.


What Thirsk offers for Self-Catering Breaks

Thirsk has plenty to recommend it for self-catering breaks, with its traditional market square and distinctive town clock. Browse the independent shops or look for bargains at the twice-weekly market (Saturdays and Mondays). If you want to come to the area because you are a keen walker, Thirsk is the perfect base and has the coveted Walkers are Welcome accreditation. Thirsk Racecourse is another draw and is known for its pretty setting and hospitality. Of course, this is Herriot Country, referring to the country vet, James Herriot, who entertained readers with his many stories in best-selling books. The World of James Herriot museum is in the building that served as his home and surgery for so many years. You can also see a life-size statue of him in the town.
 

Attractions to Discover From Thirsk

•    Stunning landscapes await in the nearby North York Moors, the Nidderdale AONB and the Howardian Hills.

•    Visit the historic attractions in the city of York just 23 miles away.
 
•    Similarly, you could discover the elegance that is the spa town of Harrogate, just 26 miles away.

•    Whatever you opt to do on a cottage break in Thirsk, we trust that you’ll enjoy discovering some of the very best of North Yorkshire.

Book a Thirsk cottage and look forward to discovering some of the best of Yorkshire on holiday.

6 rental properties

Wheelhouse Barn near the North York Moors, Sowerby, Yorkshire, Northern England, England

3 bedroom Barn Conversion, Thirsk 2 miles away

sleeps 2 - 6 guests
2 - 6
3 bedrooms
3
1 bathrooms
1
no dogs allowed
5 star

You can truly relax at this family-friendly holiday barn near to Thirsk in the Vale of Mowbray, on days out discover some of the best of Yorkshire with the North York Moors National Park, Harrogate and York within easy reach for days out.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £386
Next availability:
from 05 October to 09 October 20

Grove Country Cottage near the North York Moors and Yorkshire Dales, Thirsk, Yorkshire, Northern England, England

1 bedroom Holiday Cottage

sleeps 1 - 4 guests
1 - 4
1 bedrooms
1
1 bathrooms
1
dog-friendly cottage, 1 dog(s) welcome
1
5 star

Beautifully decorated 1 bedroom holiday cottage with a light and airy interior, perfect for couples but can accommodate up to 4, ideal location for keen walkers and cyclists with a location mid-way between the stunning Yorkshire Dales National Park and North York Moors National Park.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £263

Barn Owl Rural Retreat, Brandsby, Yorkshire, Northern England, England

2 bedroom Barn Conversion, Thirsk 12 miles away

sleeps 1 - 4 guests
1 - 4
2 bedrooms
2
2 bathrooms
2
no dogs allowed
5 star

For a taste of rural bliss in the Howardian Hills, Yorkshire, this 2 bedroom family-friendly holiday barn with its stunning luxurious interior and views out over fields and pastures could be perfect and is situated conveniently near to the North York Moors National Park.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £399
Next availability:
from 31 October to 07 November 20 from 14 November to 12 December 20

Stonetrough Rural Retreat, Newton le willows, Yorkshire, Northern England, England

1 bedroom Romantic Retreat, Thirsk 14 miles away

sleeps 1 - 2 guests
1 - 2
1 bedrooms
1
1 bathrooms
1
no dogs allowed
5 star

Romantic rural retreat set next to beautiful countryside, just 3 miles from Bedale.

Special features: free internet access, tennis court.

Weekly Price from: £278
Next availability:
from 23 October to 06 November 20 from 13 November to 14 May 21

Unique Willow Garth Holiday House near the Yorkshire Dales and North York Moors, Great Smeaton, Yorkshire, Northern England, England

6 bedroom Unusual Self-Catering, Thirsk 15 miles away

sleeps 4 - 12 guests
4 - 12
6 bedrooms
6
5 bathrooms
5
no dogs allowed
5 star

Unique 6 bedroom holiday house with a beautiful luxurious interior and stunning countryside views, originally a water tower, this superb property enjoys easy access to the North York Moors National Park nearby and has plenty to keep guests entertained with a games room with table tennis and table football on site and with the capacity to sleep up to 12, this is a great place for groups of friends or family.

Special features: free internet access, games room.

Weekly Price from: £1345
Next availability:
from 28 September to 09 October 20

In and Out Country Cottage, Yorkshire Dales, Middleham, Yorkshire, Northern England, England

1 bedroom Stone-Built Holiday Cottage, Thirsk 19 miles away

sleeps 1 - 2 guests
1 - 2
1 bedrooms
1
1 bathrooms
1
no dogs allowed
5 star

Utterly charming sleeps 2 romantic retreat in the village of Middleham with exposed stone-work, warming woodburning stove, exposed wooden beams and one double bedroom plus a location conveniently near to the Yorkshire Dales National Park, this is a great place for a couple to get away and spend quality time together.

Weekly Price from: £302
Next availability:
from 01 October to 02 October 20 from 09 October to 10 October 20