Coxwold Village

Coxwold is a small attractive village on the South-western edge of the North York Moors, just inside the boundaries of the National Park.

Nearby Attractions

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Rievaulx Abbey
Located in the valley of the North York Moor, Rievaulx Abbey are impressive ruins of one of England's most powerful Cistercian monasteries.
Kilburn White Horse
The White Horse was designed and financed by Thomas Taylor, who marked out the figure of a horse on a hillside and a team of volunteers deposited 6 tons of lime on the naturally greyish rock beneath to whiten it.
Lake Gormire
Formed by glacial erosion over 20,000 years ago, Lake Gormire is full of myths and mystery around its formation as it has no major inflow or outflow of water - confounding people who wondered how the lake was fed.
Roulston Scar
The largest of a series of promontory forts located along the west and north edges of the Hambleton Hills. The defences surround the entire promontory (some 24 hectares or 60 acres) make it the largest and strongest prehistoric enclosure in Yorkshire.
Duncombe Park
Known as one of Yorkshire’s finest historic houses and estates, Duncombe Park has over 450 acres of spectacular gardens, parklands and classical temples.
White Mare Crag
Also known as Whitestone Cliff, it has been formed in the eighteen century when the steep scarp slope slumped.

Related Tours

Bridgerton-Themed Castle Howard Private Day Trip from York
Castle Howard is a place and palace like no other where for over 300 years the Howard family have been welcoming visitors. In just one visit you'll see a palace, a town, a fortified city, temples, magnificent woods, hills, vales and a mausoleum.  On your private tour you will:

  • Enjoy sensational views of York Minster across the vale of York as you drive out of the city
  • Drive through Howardian Hills an area of outstanding natural beauty
  • Enjoy a guided tour of Castle Howard and formal gardens, which were used as Bridgerton's Clyvedon Castle - the Duke of Hastings’ family estate.
  • Visit  Coneysthorpe, where you'll enjoy magnificent views of Castle Howard across the lake.
  • Enjoy breathtaking views across the North York Moors.
  • Visit picturesque, quaint villages, and pass by Newburgh Priory, which was founded in 1145. 
  • Be dropped off at your hotel in York after the tour concludes.
Heading out of York you'll take in breathtaking views of York Minster as you head into the Vale of York. You'll then be driven through the charming villages of Sutton on Forest and Stililngton both mentioned in William the Conquerer’s Domesday Book after which the imposing York Minster comes into view. 

After driving through the Howardian HIlls and former Castle Howard estate village of Bulmer you'll arrive at Castle Howard  where you'll have the chance to stop for a coffee and browse the estate's shops. This will be followed by a private tour of the house and formal gardens before you're left to have lunch and explore on your own. 

After lunch you'll have plenty of photo opportunities on the specially curated tour of picture perfect, chocolate box villages including a stop in Coneysthorpe where Bridgerton filming took place, before travelling through Hovingham past Hovingham Hall where HRH Duchess of Kent was born. You'll drive by many magnificent abbeys and their ruins including Rievaulx Abbey established in 1132, once one of the most important abbeys in England. 

On your way back into the Howardian Hills you'll travel past Newburgh Priory towards the village of Crayke mentioned in the Domesday Book. Far reaching views across the Vale of York and towards the Yorkshire Dales lead you back to your hotel where you'll be dropped off.


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