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The Poplars Cottages

  • Carlton Miniott
  • Thirsk
  • North Yorkshire
  • YO7 4LX


  • Barbecue
  • Close to Shops
  • Cot and Highchair
  • Countryside Views
  • Dishwasher
  • Family
  • Garden
  • Garden - Open/semi-enclosed
  • Group Holidays
  • Historic Romantic
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Open fire / Wood burner
  • Other Accommodation On-site
  • Outdoor Gear Storage
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Pet Friendly
  • Rural Location
  • Self Catering
  • Weekend Breaks
  • Welcome Hamper
  • WiFi

At a Glance

  • 3 cottages, 2 lodges
  • Sleep 2-6
  • Tripadviser Excellence Award
  • Thirsk centre 1 mile
  • Racecourse 5 minute walk
  • Pubs nearby 

About The Poplars Cottages

The Poplars Cottages are 3 charming cottages and 2 Scandinavian style lodges set within beautiful landscaped gardens just 1 mile from Thirsk town centre and a 5 minute walk from Thirsk Racecourse.  Properties sleep from 2 to 6 guests and are fully equipped to a high standard with character features including open fires. 

Free WiFi is available and dogs are welcome with a wealth of walking opportunities in the surrounding Yorkshire Dales and North York Moors National Parks.  Enjoy barbecues in the garden on warm summer days or snuggle up in front of your fire during winter months.  Ample parking is onsite and families are warmly welcome with a cot and high chair available on request.

Short breaks are offered during low season - perfect for that festive getaway or Valentines retreat.  The cottages are easily reached just off the A61 and only 250 metres from Thirsk station. 

Pips Lodge - Sleeps 6+Cot

  • One of our two Scandinavian style lodges.
  • Detached and accessed via a wooden veranda.
  • Open plan living, dining and kitchen areas.
  • Two cosy twin bedrooms, a double bedroom and shower room.
  • Fully fitted kitchen with a dishwasher, microwave and washer.
  • Central heating throughout. 
  • Lounge with electric fire, TV and DVD.
  • Stunning views across adjacent fields

Poppy's Lodge - Sleeps 4+Cot

  • Our second Scandinavian style lodge.
  • Double and twin bedroom.
  • Bathroom containing a bath with a shower over.
  • Accessible via the wooden veranda.
  • Open plan living, dining and kitchen areas.
  • Fully fitted kitchen with a dishwasher, microwave and washer.
  • Central heating throughout.
  • Lounge with electric fire, TV and DVD.
  • Pretty views across surrounding fields.

Rose Cottage - Sleeps 4

  • Our biggest cottage, an end terrace.
  • Single storey with open plan living, dining and kitchen areas.
  • Fully fitted kitchen with a microwave, washer and dishwasher.
  • Lounge with gas fire, TV and DVD.
  • Double and twin bedroom.
  • Main family bathroom with a bath and shower
  • En-suite shower to the master double bedroom.
  • Central heating throughout. 
  • Benefitting from dual aspect - look out for regular visitor, our friendly horse Jackson who appears at the lounge window!

Herriot Cottage - Sleeps 4

  • A 2 bedroom end terrace cottage.
  • Herriot is a former Grain store with living space across 2 floors.
  • Open plan living, dining and kitchen areas.
  • Central heating throughout and cosy gas fire in the lounge.
  • Twin bedroom, double bedroom and shower room upstairs.

Granary Cottage - Sleeps 2+Cot

  • A real cottage retreat for two or suitable for a small family group with a cot.
  • Mid-terrace with bright open plan living, dining and kitchen areas on the ground floor
  • Kitchen with a washing machine, microwave and all essential accessories.
  • Super king-size double bedroom or configured as a twin with 2 single beds if preferred. (upstairs)
  • Bathroom with a bath and shower over. (upstairs)
  • Central heating throughout and a cosy gas fire in the lounge.
  • Space for a cot available.

Facilities and Services

  • Kitchens with microwaves, washing machines and dishwashers (except the Granary).
  • Hairdryers and ironing facilities.
  • Bed linen and towels provided.
  • Central heating and fires in lounges.
  • Cot and Highchair available on request.
  • Off road parking.
  • Guests are welcome to pre-order welcome packs featuring fine local produce and starter self-catering essentials.
  • Special occasion hampers are also happily provided on request.
  • Free WiFi internet access.
  • Well trained dogs welcome.
  • Secure bike storage.


Visit our website for information on our latest last minute availability, offers and short breaks.  Bed and breakfast accommodation is also available onsite.

Around and About

The Poplars Cottages are situated in Carlton Miniott, a mere 1 mile from Thirsk's market town centre which hosts twice weekly farmers' markets on the cobbled market square.  Visit famous Thirsk attraction 'The World of James' Herriot' or take a tour of the spectacular 15th century St Mary's Church nicknamed the 'Cathedral of North Yorkshire'. 

Thirsk Racecourse is just a 5 minute walk from the cottages, and the town benefits from a well equipped leisure centre with gym and pool.  Further afield, we're within easy reach of North York Moors visitor centre Sutton Bank, Fountains, Rievaulx and Jervaux abbeys and Masham's award-winning Theakstons and Black Sheep breweries.



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