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Cowshed Cottage

East Knapton near Rillington, North York Moors & Coast (Ref. 1083542)


Yorkshire Coastal Cottages rating

  • 2 Guests

  • 1 Bedroom

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

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  • Swimming pool
  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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10 Customer Review(s)

  • Roy

    “Small but warm, clean and tidy.”

    My three night occupancy in November (fireworks weekend) of one adult and one very small Lhasa was probably just right. Two adults at this time of year may be a push if each likes their own space now and again. Outside environment well cared for.

    My three night occupancy in November (fireworks weekend) of one adult and one very small Lhasa was probably just right. Two adults at this time of year may be a push if each likes their own space now and again. Outside environment well cared for.

    - Roy, November 2023


  • All-ground-floor
  • One double bedroom
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Biomass central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, dishwasher, microwave and fridge/freezer
  • TV with Freeview, and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking
  • Enclosed patio with seating
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome at £25 per pet per stay
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 2.9 miles, pub 1.1 mile
  • Note: The bedroom is not an enclosed room
  • Note: Swimming pool available from 10.30am to 8pm, except on Saturdays when it opens 4pm to 8pm and it is shared with three other properties
  • Note: Check-in is from 4pm, check-out by 10am

The property

Rillington 3.2 miles.

Enjoying a wonderful spot within the spacious farmland and grounds of the owner's farm in East Knapton near Rillington, amongst three other properties, is this lovely romantic retreat, Cowshed Cottage.

Offering amazing features like the shared indoor swimming pool, as well as picturesque surrounding rural landscapes and easy access to a host of popular places and attractions, Cowshed Cottage will be a welcome break in North Yorkshire.

Laid out all on the ground-floor beneath rustic, exposed beams, enter into the hall past the shower room, and be welcomed into the bedroom space where a double bed awaits you after adventurous days of walking the North York Moors.

Continue on to discover the quaint open-plan living space, with a kitchen hosting all the appliances you need to whip up some tasty meals when you're not out enjoying the local cuisines.

Wind down in front of the TV resting on one of the classic armchairs, or sit out in your own fenced seating area in warm weather with a refreshing drink, and watch the ponies grazing in the fields outside.

Take a dip in the indoor swimming pool, or sink into the jaccuzi, when you're not delighting in the wonders of North Yorkshire.

Cowshed Cottage is a charming dwelling where you can relish quality time with your loved one.

Note: This property can be booked with Refs. 1075805, 1083541 and 1083540, together sleeping up to 18 guests.

Hartswood Farm Cottages

Malton 8 miles. Situated near the small hamlet of East Knapton, surrounded by open, working countryside, these four properties, including two lovely apartments, a ground-floor open plan barn conversion, and a delightful wing of a former farmstead are set within the owner’s large property and grounds. Ideally located, these Malton cottages are close to many attractions in the area, including stately homes, gardens and the seaside towns of Filey and Scarborough. Both of the apartments provide inviting first-floor accommodation, with bright and comfortable sitting rooms and modern bathrooms and kitchens, whilst the former farmstead cottage boasts period features, such as beamed ceilings, parquet floors, original fireplaces and a woodburning stove. The ground-floor open-plan cowshed is a lovely romantic retreat, with all you need in one place beneath delightful exposed beams, with views of the ponies and goats in the fields to wake up to. Tastefully furnished and decorated, these four properties near Malton have shared access to a fabulous heated indoor swimming pool with a Jacuzzi, changing rooms and comfortable seating. Outside the two apartments each enjoy their own private patio, the cowshed has a lovely fenced seating area, whilst all four holiday homes have access to communal lawns, with rural views towards Dalby Forest and the Vale of Pickering. The pretty market town of Malton offers a cobbled market square, independent shops and an array of tea rooms and pubs, whilst nearby Pickering has a castle, museums and is the terminus of the North Yorkshire Moors Railway; well worth a nostalgic trip through spectacular moorland scenery. For the more energetic, Dalby Forest offers biking and walking trails, with its Go Ape activity centre and bike hire. Why not enjoy a visit to nearby Scampston House and its beautiful gardens, or have a fun-filled day at Flamingo Land theme park? With something for everyone in this beautiful area, these three holiday homes near Malton will appeal to all the family.

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About the location


Malton 4.7 miles; Scarborough 18.5 miles; York 23 miles.

Rillington is a small village and civil parish located on the A64 road in North Yorkshire, with easy links to the historical city of York and the bustling coastal town of Scarborough. Rillington was mentioned in the 1086 Domesday Survey and is now home to a Post Office, two pubs, The Coach and Horses and The Fleece, and a church. The rural community was developed many years ago due to the presence of fertile soil and the village is still home to an active farming community. Nearby attractions include the Scampton Walled Garden, a contemporary garden open for visitors throughout the year, and the Wolds Way Lavender, a lavender farm and visitor centre. Further afield into the city of York, you can discover the incredible York Minster and grand city walls. Heading towards the coast, the seaside towns of Filey and Scarborough offer a good selection of shops, pubs, restaurants and cafés, as well as gorgeous promenades, water sports and golden sandy beaches.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season