Reading list ideas relating to the North York Moors
If you cannot travel to the places you love such as Coxwold in the North York Moors, then maybe staying at home and reading about the area is the next best thing. Here is our Coxwold reading list including Tristram Shandy, but not the edition you would expect!
Holiday in Coxwold – one of Yorkshire’s Prettiest Villages
Coxwold is one of Yorkshire’s most picturesque villages. With its pretty cottages, country church, fascinating history and rural backdrop, Coxwold has always been considered a picture postcard village – a pretty village.
What’s on in 2020 near Coxwold in North York Moors?
What’s on in 2020 near Coxwold in the North York Moors? Here are some highlights: Dark Skies Festival; Malton Food Lovers Festival; Countryfile Live at Castle Howard; Duncombe Park Country Fair; World Jam Festival, Helmsley; and rock concerts in York.
Castle Howard Christmas Masquerade
Since moving to Coxwold in North Yorkshire, we have become regular visitors to Castle Howard, 25 minutes away across the lovely Howardian Hills. Fast becoming a Christmas tradition is a visit to the Castle Howard Christmas Masquerade.
Visit Hackfall – England’s best folly landscape?
That Hackfall has survived at all is remarkable. Yet Hackfall is today one of the most evocative of all England’s folly landscapes. Our holiday cottage and shepherd’s hut at Coxwold are just 25 miles from Hackfall via Ripon.
Exploring Brimham Rocks in the Yorkshire sunshine!
Brimham Rocks is just 45 minutes from Coxwold Cottages and is an awe-inspiring place to visit – whether you are a walker, a photographer or simply someone who enjoys the great outdoors. Even better in the sunshine!
Some great walks near Coxwold in North Yorkshire
Find hidden gems in the majestic countryside around Coxwold in the North York Moors national park. Here are three great walks to: Hood Hill, Mount Snever Observatory and John Bunting’s Memorial Chapel.
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.