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Willow CottageNorth York Moors, Yorkshire


Part of a collection of beautifully refurbished cottages at Grade II listed Thirley Cote Farm, Willow Cottage is the perfect choice for small groups and families. Formerly the farm’s cart shed, the accommodation is spread across one floor with both a double bedroom and a twin. The double bedroom is wonderfully appointed with open stoned walls and full length windows and the cottage has traditional vaulted beam ceilings and wooden floors.

Underfloor heating by Air Source ensures you never have to feel chilly and there are both entertainment facilities and cooking appliances of a high standard to ensure all your needs are catered to throughout your stay. Willow Cottage guests can also make use of the fantastic shared facilities. These include access to the lawned area and hot tub. There is also a shared games room for indoor entertainment, picnic area and a children’s play area.

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Willow Cottage offers two bedrooms (sleeps four), a bathroom and an open plan lounge kitchen/diner. The accommodation is all on one floor, with large glass windows that open out onto a private gravelled area. All power, heating, bed linen and towels are provided as well as Wi-Fi access.

Ground floor

Bedroom 1

Modern double bedroom with full length windows and open stone walls, wardrobe, hairdryer, bedside tables and lamps.

Bedroom 2

Twin bedroom with full length patio window, wardrobe, bedside table and lamp, hairdryer.


Spacious room with bath, shower, sink and toilet, tiled floor.

Open plan living area

Character valued beams above the lounge area with leather sofas and separate dining area, 32" freesat TV, Blu Ray DVD player, iPod dock and CD player. Electric Stove fire.
Sofa bed in lounge suitable for 2 small adults available at an additional £10 per night.
Satellite broadband with Router.

Kitchen Area

Open plan kitchen area, electric oven, hob and extractor, fridge freezer, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine, Nespresso Coffee machine with capsules.



All fuel, bed linen and power is included. Satellite WIFI is available but is only really suitable for browsing and e-mail, not for streaming games etc.Travel cot and highchair are available on request.


Willow Cottage benefits from a private gravelled courtyard together with quality teak garden furniture and Weber BBQ with initial supply of fuel.

There is a large shared lawned area with a separate play area for younger children who must be supervised and a shared games room facility. A hot tub seating 6 people is also available again on a shared basis .

Full use of the estates’ grounds include access to a larger open grassed play area and our enchanting 4 acre woodland which has an unfenced stream running along the bottom so children must be supervised, we also have a nature area with pond some 500 yards from the property to observe all our wildlife !

Please note, we are happy to accept 1 large or 2 small/medium sized dogs.

We have plenty of open parking and 2 covered spaces on a first come first serve basis. We are a non smoking property .

The Cottage Escapes reception is onsite and our friendly staff are readily available to help you with anything you need .






This is our 3rd visit to Willow cottage, we have a wonderful stay every time and find it very well placed to visit many places on the east coast. It's always full of everything you need and it's amazing here !


Had a lovely stay in Willow Cottage. It's comfy and well equipped and the enclosed garden was ideal for our dog. We especially enjoyed watching the bats at night ! Would defy recommend it to others .


Had a lovely time, enjoyed our stay thank you

TYSON & CO - SEPT 17 -

We had a wonderful holiday, enjoyed our stay


We had a fantastic week. Sunny every day. We've had and amazing time, fab cottage, beautiful location. Highly recommended. We will be telling all our friends and family


Excellent accommodation, warm welcome and so comfortable. First holiday home in the UK with no draughts and a comfortable temperature at all times. Dalby Forest. Scarborough, Leeds and Whitby fish and chips all a winner. The NYM Railway to Pickering and visiting the Beck Isle Museum was also a winner. We will be back


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In the area

Thirley Cote Farm offers a plentiful range of facilities on site including opportunities for adventure. Set over 17 acres of beautiful countryside, you can explore the four acres of picturesque woodland or head to the fascinating wildlife pond, where you can spot many species of bird, including heron. Exploring beyond the borders of farm is easy with many local cycle paths and hikes to get you started.

Thirley Cote Farm is just on the edge of the North York Moors National Park which means you can easily head into the park and enjoy the many natural attractions, walks and more. It is also only 45 minutes from the county city of York, which offers up hours of cultural, historic entertainment as well as much more. Other nearby towns include Whitby, famed for its Gothic and literary connections and Scarborough for a classic British seaside day out.

Price, Availability and Book

Weekly prices from £395 - £765 (Based on 7 nights)

Short breaks available

prices from £395 (Based on 7 nights)

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At a glance

  • Pets
  • Wifi
  • Garden
  • Parking
  • 3-6 night short breaks
  • 2 Person Discount
  • Hot tub