Old Oak Cottages

“Luxury cottages with superb leisure facilities on site and many local attractions” - VisitEngland Assessor


Thirsk, North Yorkshire

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  •   Social distancing and safety measures in place
  •   Follows government and industry guidelines for COVID-19
  •   Signed up to the AA COVID Confident Charter
Opening status: Open
Our COVID-19 measures:
When restrictions allow, the pool will be operated on an individual cottage basis. Each cottage will have its own time slot, so not mixing with any other guests. Spa bath/sauna/changing room not permitted for use Hand sanitizer at entrance to pool building. Hand sanitiser located in outdoor play area - this is a large area - plenty of space for social distancing Each cottage is equipped with ample new cleaning cloths, together with disinfectant and other cleaning materials.

Our Inspector's view

Eight luxury cottages in a fantastic location offering superb views. Excellent base for visiting the many local attractions. With superb on site leisure facilities the cottages are ideal for a holiday at any time of the year. 4 Star Gold Award or 5 Star Gold Cottages. Many excellent local restaurants and pubs within a short drive. Guests are guaranteed a warm welcome to Old Oak Cottages from the resident owners - on hand to offer help and advice.

Awards, accolades & Welcome Schemes

5 Star Self-Catering
Recommended for cyclists
Recommended for walkers

Awards and ratings may only apply to specific accommodation units at this location.

Old Oak Cottages
Thwaites Lane,Little Thirkleby,THIRSK,North Yorkshire,YO7 2BB
Phone : 01845 501258


  • Total units: 8
Opening times
  • Open all year

About the area

Discover North Yorkshire

North Yorkshire, with its two National Parks and two designated Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, is England’s largest county and one of the most rural. This is prime walking country, from the heather-clad heights of the North York Moors to the limestone country that is so typical of the Yorkshire Dales – a place of contrasts and discoveries, of history and legend.

The coastline offers its own treasures, from the fishing villages of Staithes and Robin Hood Bay to Scarborough, one time Regency spa and Victorian bathing resort. In the 1890s, the quaint but bustling town of Whitby provided inspiration for Bram Stoker, who set much of his novel, Dracula, in the town. Wizarding enthusiasts head to the village of Goathland, which is the setting for the Hogwarts Express stop at Hogsmeade station in the Harry Potter films.

York is a city of immense historical significance. It was capital of the British province under the Romans in AD 71, a Viking settlement in the 10th century, and in the Middle Ages its prosperity depended on the wool trade. Its city walls date from the 14th century and are among the finest in Europe. However, the gothic Minster, built between 1220 and 1470, is York’s crowning glory.


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