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Stable Cottage, Millfield, Stockton Road, South Kilvington, Thirsk, YO7 2NL


“The love and thoughtfulness John and Kathy put into the renovation of this Cottage was and will always be remembered and appreciated. We have stayed in many Cottages Abroad in both France and England and Florida this Cottage excels in comfort and excels! Plus the beautiful Gardens. John and Kathy have such good Hearts and it shows in all they have done for their guests. This is our second visit to Yorkshire and we are booking again for next year. We are now spoiled and won't stay anywhere else as long as this Cottage is available”

Earl & Cate Green - Aug 2014

“We will remember North Yorkshire, for the beautiful , the Moors and Dales. York and Scarborough Castles, Abbeys and Gardens Delicious food at the Old Oak inn. sunshine and blue Sky every day. Thank you for your hospitality and your generosity”

Joseph & Edethe (Passart, Austria) - Aug 2014

“We have thoroughly enjoyed our stay in this lovely Cottage.”

Christine & Helyn (Ipswich) - June 2014

“Another wonderful Holiday in this first class accommodation, Kathy and John We wish you all the best health and happiness in the world and rest assured as Holiday Home Hosts You'll never be beaten”

Gloria & Doreen - May 2014

“Yorkshire would have been terrific no matter where we stayed, But being at Stable Cottage made our week superb. Our wonderful hosts welcomed and advised us about some fine sights. Kathy your Garden is glorious, Thanks for guiding us through it, The Cottage had all we needed and more”

Lenette & Larry Taylor (Ohio, USA) - Oct 2013

“Another wonderful stay at Stable Cottage, a Very comfortable ans well equipped cottage and the Gardens are beautiful. The location is perfect for touring Yorkshire”

Stuart & Anne Robson (Ottawa, Canada) - Aug 2013

“A very comfortable and relaxing week at Stable Cottage. The local scenery is outstanding; Sutton Bank, Castle Howard, North Yorks Moors Railway. The hosts very helpful and friendly”

Dawn & Shirley Taylor (Hamstead, Kent) - Jul 2013

“Wonderful comfortable welcoming Cottage, Thanks to Kathy & John. You have thought of everything and are so easy to be with. We have loved the Yorkshire Countryside and finding family connections here . This is such a convenient & central place to be (I'd love to come again).”

Penny (Melbourne, Australia) - Jul 2013

“After many years of Holidaying in this area .We have finally found perfection in terms of accommodation, and a lovely welcome to match so pleased to have found you.”

Gloria (Leigh on Sea) - Jul 2013

“John & Kathy have provided everyone with a wonderful home for their holidays. We have had a wonderful week, Highly recomend Walks in the Dales from, Aysgarth Falls, West Burton, Middleham, and a trip to Whitby well worth the effort. National Trust at Beninborough Hall. Food excellent at the Old Oak But all Pub grub sampled was tremendous. Back to work next week for a rest.”

Mike & Ann (Walsall) - Jul 2013

“Lovely well equipped Cottage and wonderful welcoming hosts. The Garden is superb but we could never do the work involved to keep it so. More power to your elbows Kathy & John. Been to a lot of old favourites, York, Ripon and Northallerton and it never ceases to amaze me how friendly are the natives. Beds were wonderful a good nights sleep means a good start to the next day. Pub Grub good too! Certainly a place to recommend to friends and Family, Thanks for everything.”

Allan (Newcastle) - Jun 2013

“Thank you to John & Kathy for such a warm welcome and all their help why we were here. A lovely clean and comfortable Cottage very well equipped, it has everything you could possibly want or need. The local Pub Old Oak is very good for food. We enjoyed a day at Thirsk Races its a lovely Racecourse. We took the bus to York and found it very convenient, didn’t have to worry about anything. This Cottage is very Convenient for going to lots of different places. We enjoyed Helmsley, Ripon, Knaresborough, & Northallerton. Yorkshire folk are the best Thank you xx”

Angela (Isle of Man) - Jun 2013

“Beautiful appointed Cottage and excellent premises and very warm welcome from John & Kathy.”

Glyn (Melbourne, Australia) - Jun 2013

“Came up for my nieces Wedding which held locally. Just looking for a base for Wedding Festivities. What a surprise! The Cottage was beautiful, All mod cons, beautiful Gardens and lovely comfortable beds, Just amazing. John & Kathy were lovely and very helpful. Thanks folks we will recommend you to anyone we know wanting to stay in this area”

John & Ann (Dewsbury) - Jun 2013

“What a lovely Cottage and beautiful Gardens. Found the Cottage very clean and comfortable beds. There was every facilities in the Cottage. We had a restful and peaceful time. Good food only a 100yds away at the Old Oak Tree. Recommend you book a table very busy. Many thanks to John & Kathy.”

Margaret (Manchester) - May 2013

“Lovely Cottage very well equipped and very comfy beds. Owners John & Kathy are very friendly and helpful. Good Pub for food just along the road, Would recommend to anyone.”

Norman (Beverley) - May 2013

“Lovely Cottage vary clean and well equipped, Helpful and friendly owners. And would not hesitate to recommend to friends. Thanks for a most enjoyable stay. See you again in August.”

David & Collette (Wigan) - May 2013

“What a lovely Cottage, Everything you want and very comfy. Top class in everything, A fantastic position to have a peaceful holiday and the Garden is one to die for. We have all had a lovely time and the host's have been very helpful and friendly. We will recommend it to all our friends it as been a pleasure to meet you both.”

Carole (Melton Mowbray) - Apr 2013

“Fantastic Cottage immaculate with everything you could possibly want for a time away from home stay. The Welcome Pack with Wine, Cookies and other goodies was very welcome indeed. Thank you Kathy & John for your warmth and friendship. We will remember our visit to North Yorkshire and will certainty recommend Stable Cottage to our friend's.”

Connie (Perth, Australia) - Apr 2013

“Thank you for the warmth of your welcome and your willingness to help with anything. The Cottage was everything we needed.”

Mr & Mrs Cross (Cheshire) - Apr 2013

“We had a very lovely time and were made to feel very welcome by John & Kathy. The Gardens are beautiful and the Cottage was lovely and warm and comfortable beds and sofas. The Pub down the road a good place. York was a lovely place to visit and shop, Thank you very much.”

Angela (Preston) - Nov 2012

“We enjoyed our stay in this perfect Cottage, We will tell people who want to go to Yorkshire they have to go to your address. If we are in this area again, we will come again. Thank you for your great hospitality.”

JC & S (Holland) - Oct 2012

“As far as my wife and I are concerned it is probably the best cottage we have rented. Inspite of the bad weather forecasts we only stayed in once and got wet once. Apparently this area has its own weather.”

P C Herbert - Oct 2012

“We have been using self -catering cottages in northern England and Scotland for the last 20 years and would rate this as best yet. Friendly hosts, quiet location, very comfortable seating and beds, very clean, lots of little extras e.g. toiletries, umbrella etc. and the food in the pub was first rate.”

M Mooney - Sep 2012

“The facilities of Stable Cottage surpassed our expectations. Every possible comfort and assistance provided by friendly welcoming hosts so conveniently on hand. Delightful garden in which we would have spent more time if holiday had been longer. The nearby family friendly "Old Oak Tree" also provided an excellent and varied menu.”

C J Gee - Aug 2012

“Good location for exploring the moors and dales, not far from York and Harrogate. Very quiet location, but at centre of village, so close to the local pub and less than two miles to Thirsk and local supernarkets. Lovely garden.”

H M Parker - Jul 2012

“Comfortable beds, comfortable sofas, very clean,good shower, hosts very friendly and helpful.Nice welcome pack. Would recommend to anyone wishing to visit Thirsk area.”

Dj Smith - Jul 2012

“Very enjoyable stay. The cottage was immaculate and the owners very helpful. Would highly recommend the property to anyone wishing to stay in the area.”

Nov 2011

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