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.

3 rental properties

Price from: £410
Next available: 7th Feb to 11th Feb 22
5 star
sleeps 2 - 6 guests 2 - 6
3 bedrooms 3
1 bathrooms 1
no dogs allowed

3 bedroom Barn Conversion, Thirsk 2 miles away

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.

Facilities & Features: TVFree Wifi
Price from: £905
Next available: 4th Feb to 8th Apr 22
5 star
sleeps 4 - 8 guests 4 - 8
4 bedrooms 4
3 bathrooms 3
no dogs allowed

4 bedroom Cottage

4 bedroom 3 bathroom character holiday house just a few miles from the North York Moors National Park, no pets.

Facilities & Features: Free Wifi
Price from: £367
Next available: 31st Jan to 4th Feb 22
5 star
sleeps 1 - 2 guests 1 - 2
1 bedrooms 1
1 bathrooms 1
no dogs allowed

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

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.

Facilities & Features: TV