Can you find the Battle of Byland?
Find out more about our lovely corner of the North York Moors. Just a mile from Coxwold Cottages are the majestic ruins of Byland Abbey, maintained by English Heritage. Nearby was the Battle of Byland, fought 700 years ago. Coxwold is surrounded by fascinating heritage.
You can’t miss the White Horse of Kilburn
Whether travelling through or staying in our new luxury Shepherd’s Hut or boutique Forge Cottage, you can’t miss the White Horse of Kilburn. Visible for miles around it is the most striking landmark in the area. James Herriot described this as being “the finest view in England”.
Share our history when staying at Coxwold Cottages
The property at Coxwold Cottages has a fascinating history. Probably dating from the 1500s, The Forge and the adjacent Forge Cottage are amongst the oldest surviving properties in the picture-postcard village of Coxwold.
What’s on in Coxwold 2019?
There is plenty to see and do in Coxwold village, nestling in the North York Moors national park. These are some of the highlights of what’s on in Coxwold during 2019: Coxwold Village Market, exhibitions at Shandy Hall, Coxwold Village Open Gardens and the Newburgh Priory Plant Fair. All well worth visiting!
What makes Coxwold a special place for a short break or holiday?
The picturesque village of Coxwold is inside the North York Moors national park and adjacent to the Howardian Hills area of outstanding natural beauty. And just an hour from York or Harrogate!
What’s on in 2019 near Coxwold in North York Moors?
There are lots of things to look forward to – from the Dark Skies Festival to the Malton Food Lovers Festival, from Countryfile Live at Castle Howard to Duncombe Park Country Fair and more!
Visit Coxwold Church – a unique survivor
Coxwold Church is really unique and can be enjoyed all the year round. It really is a fascinating building both inside and out. Well worth visiting, hopefully whilst you are staying at Coxwold Cottages!
When the Great War came to North Yorkshire
Although most places (including Coxwold) have a war memorial, a recent visit to Oliver’s Mount overlooking Scarborough provided a new twist – not all those commemorated are military.
Coxwold by the Sea? The perfect holiday location!
Just an hour’s drive from our holiday cottage in picturesque Coxwold and we can be enjoying the fabulous North Yorkshire coast. In the recent sunshine we headed for Cayton Bay near Scarborough.
Autumn sunshine at Helmsley Castle near Coxwold
Here at Coxwold Cottages we are enjoying lovely Autumn sunshine – perfect for exploring nearby Helmsley Castle. Just a short drive from our luxury self-catering holiday cottage in Coxwold.