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Wren Cottage

Bagby near Thirsk, North York Moors & Coast (Ref. 2983)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher


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22 Customer Review(s)

  • Mr Fennelly

    “Wren cottage is lovely, as is North Yorkshire.”

    On the whole a fantastic week.

    On the whole a fantastic week.

    - Mr Fennelly, August 2013

The property

A delightful, brick-built terraced cottage, in the small village of Bagby, three miles from the market town of Thirsk.

Named after the small carvings on the woodwork throughout the accommodation, Wren Cottage is a real delight, a Yorkshire cottage of character and charm, including a cosy open fire and a lovely cottage garden.

Lovingly restored, the accommodation is bright and spacious, with a warm, snug sitting room, a dining room, spacious kitchen and two lovely bedrooms.

The area is ideal for walking and cycling, whilst the nearby town of Thirsk, with its range of amenities, is just a short drive.

An ideal touring base for exploring the coastal resorts of Whitby and Scarborough, the Yorkshire Dales, the North York Moors and the magnificent city of York, this lovely Bagby cottage makes a great holiday home for relaxing, at any time of year!


  • Over three floors
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size double (zip/link, can be twin by prior arrangement), 1 x 2nd floor 2'6” single with additional pull-out stacker bed
  • Bathroom with bath, shower cubicle, basin & WC
  • Kitchen
  • Dining room
  • Sitting room with open fire.
  • Oil central heating with open fire in sitting room
  • Electric cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV, DVD, radio/CD player, books/games/DVDs
  • Fuel, power & starter pack for open fire inc. in rent
  • Additional fuel at £1 per bag
  • Bed linen & towels inc. in rent
  • Cot & highchair on request
  • Roadside parking for two cars (quiet road)
  • Enclosed front garden, enclosed rear yard with furniture
  • BBQ on request
  • Sorry, no smoking & no pets
  • Shops 3 miles, pub 1 min walk
  • Note: This property is suitable for a maximum of 4 people including infants.

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About the location


Thirsk 3 miles; York 20 miles.

The charming village of Bagby is a small village just three miles from Thirsk, nestling between the Hambleton Hills to the east and the Yorkshire Dales to the west. Consisting of a few farm dwellings and traditional houses, peaceful Bagby boasts a variety of splendid walks, great cycle paths, good local fishing, fantastic bird watching opportunities and of course, a great local pub! Nearby Bagby Airfield offers microlight flights, and the visitor centre at Monk Park Farm is a great day out for the kids. Just three miles away, the town of Thirsk offers something for all tastes. The famous racecourse, which holds over a dozen events each year, and the cobbled streets and quaint little alleyways are awash with cosy teashops and lovely little delicatessens. Better known to many as James Herriot's town, Alf Wight, the "real" James Herriot and author of the James Herriot novels, lived and practised as a vet here for over 50 years, with Thirsk becoming his inspiration for the fictional town of Darrowby. With the historic cathedral cities of York and Ripon also close by, and the coastal resorts of Whitby and Scarborough within easy reach, this great area has something for everyone.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute

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