Thirsk is a traditionally styled market town in the Vale of Mowbray, in the North Yorkshire Moors, England. The town is situated at the 'gateway to the Yorkshire Dales', with the North York Moors National Park to the east and the Yorkshire Dales to the west and has a population of around 4,500. Thirsk has a Market Place dating back to medieval times and to this day still has a twice weekly market selling a variety of goods.

The town has a variety of sights for tourists to see. Thirsk has a famous racecourse, with over 150 years of racing under its belt and regular races including Ladies' Pimms and Champagne Days. There is also the 15th century church of St. Mary's, which was built on the site of an earlier Norman church. It is a beautiful building with unusual architectural features.

Thirsk is perhaps most famous, though, for James Herriot, who remained in the area from 1940 to his death in 1995. His famous books have led to the area being nicknamed 'Herriot Country'. His original vets' surgery has now been transformed into the 'World of James Herriot' centre, where you can travel back to the 1940s and become immersed in the world of the author.

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There are 27 cottages near Thirsk.

Kilburn Park Cottage ref: CC251105

near Kilburn, York & Vale of York

£332-£562
4 star rating
Kilburn Park Cottage
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This delightful upside down holiday home offers excellent accommodation with stunning views.
  • Sleeps
    2
  • Number of Pets
    1
  • Bedrooms
    1
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Changeover
    FRI
  • Distance from Thirsk (miles)
    4

Ryedale ref: UK2014

Sutton-under-Whitestonecliffe near Thirsk, York & Vale of York

£419-£810
3 star rating
New!
A well-presented holiday cottage with a shared indoor heated swimming pool, tennis court and croquet lawn all within four miles of Thirsk.
  • Sleeps
    6
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    2
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    SAT
  • Distance from Thirsk (miles)
    3

Coverdale ref: CC233045

South Otterington near Thirsk, North York Moors

£282-£652
4 star rating
Central location, ideal for exploring all that North Yorkshire has to offer
  • Sleeps
    6
  • Number of Pets
    1
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    2
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    FRI
  • Distance from Thirsk (miles)
    4

Rowan Cottage ref: CC233003

Boltby near Sutton Bank, York & Vale of York

£322-£542
4 star rating
Cosy and romantic cottage in picturesque village of Boltby
  • Sleeps
    2
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    1
  • Bathrooms
    1
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  • Distance from Thirsk (miles)
    4

Stable Cottage ref: CC252112

South Kilvington near Thirsk, York & Vale of York

£319-£622
4 star rating
Discover this beautiful area of Yorkshire with easy access to York and market towns. This former stable is close to Thirsk and within walking distance of the pub.
  • Sleeps
    4
  • Number of Pets
    1
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
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  • Distance from Thirsk (miles)
    1

The Old Post Office ref: CC224014

Great Thirkleby near Thirsk, York & Vale of York

£377-£717
4 star rating
Picture postcard cottage nestling within a tranquil village setting with no through traffic.
  • Sleeps
    6
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    4
  • Bathrooms
    2
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  • Distance from Thirsk (miles)
    3

Middle Cottage ref: 27124

Thirsk, York & Vale of York

£308-£719
4 star rating
Just off Thirsk’s market square, this cosy mid-terrace cottage has its own secluded courtyard and open fire.
  • Sleeps
    4
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
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  • Distance from Thirsk (miles)
    0

Swaledale ref: UK2012

Sutton-under-Whitestonecliffe near Thirsk, York & Vale of York

£419-£838
3 star rating
New!
Situated in the grounds of Sutton Hall with access to a pleasant indoor heated swimming pool and Jacuzzi as well as beautifully maintained gardens.
  • Sleeps
    6
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
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  • Distance from Thirsk (miles)
    3

Grove House Cottages - Valley Cottage ref: 26897

Carlton Miniott, nr. Thirsk, York & Vale of York

£300-£721
4 star rating
Thirsk is just 2 miles from this delightful detached cottage, Sutton Bank, Fountains Abbey and Aysgarth Falls easily reached.
  • Sleeps
    4
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
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  • Distance from Thirsk (miles)
    2

Paper Mill Cottage ref: 29836

Sutton-under-Whitestonecliffe, nr. Thirsk, York & Vale of York

£444-£936
5 star rating
After a day spent exploring the Yorkshire Dales or the Moors, relax with a drink on the patio or by the cosy woodburner.
  • Sleeps
    4
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    2
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  • Distance from Thirsk (miles)
    3

Bilsdale - Knayton Moor Cottages ref: 25566

Knayton, nr. Thirsk, North York Moors

£242-£569
4 star rating
Enjoy peace and tranquillity in this lovely cottage, with beams and wood floors, Ripon, Harrogate and Fountains Abbey all nearby.
  • Sleeps
    2
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    1
  • Bathrooms
    1
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  • Distance from Thirsk (miles)
    4

Bellwood House Annexe ref: 30650

Felixkirk, nr. Thirsk, York & Vale of York

£277-£629
3 star rating
Choose from an action-packed outdoor holiday, or just gently tour the area from this comfortable cottage 25 miles from York.
  • Sleeps
    2
  • Number of Pets
    2
  • Bedrooms
    1
  • Bathrooms
    1
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  • Distance from Thirsk (miles)
    2

Bilsdale ref: UK2010

Sutton-under-Whitestonecliffe near Thirsk, York & Vale of York

£349-£627
3 star rating
New!
A cottage within the grounds of a beautiful Grade II listed 18th-century manor house just a few miles from the market town of Thirsk.
  • Sleeps
    4
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    1
  • Bathrooms
    1
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  • Distance from Thirsk (miles)
    3

Duck Cottage ref: CC233094

Thirsk, York & Vale of York

£270-£587
4 star rating
Charming cottage in ideal location for exploring Yorkshire Dales & Moors
  • Sleeps
    4
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Changeover
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  • Distance from Thirsk (miles)
    0

Ewelands House ref: 24627

Felixkirk, nr. Thirsk, York & Vale of York

£1068-£2476
4 star rating
Set on the edge of the Hambleton Hills, this property enjoys views across the Vale of York, and is perfect for exploring.
  • Sleeps
    12
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    6
  • Bathrooms
    3
  • Changeover
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  • Distance from Thirsk (miles)
    2