The living room at Northfield Lodge, Yorkshire
Location Icon York, Yorkshire Wolds
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Northfield Lodge

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Sleeps 12
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6 Bedrooms
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7 Bathrooms
A stunning countryside retreat in the Yorkshire Wolds which offers flexible accommodation for group getaways or corporate events and provides a range of on-site facilities and unique activities to enjoy throughout your stay.
Northfield Lodge comprises three properties, Cowdale Cottage, Rabbitdale Barn and The Blacksmith's Shop. Each designed with warmth and comfort in mind, this delightful collection provides the perfect accommodation for families, friends or corporate events thanks to the high-end amenities included in each property and the abundant activities and facilities on-site. Rabbitdale Barn and The Blacksmiths Shop are both complete with a private hot tub overlooking the serene countryside, while Cowdale Cottage enjoys a peaceful, south-facing terrace with views of the Yorkshire Wolds. Cooked English breakfasts, homemade stone baked pizzas and freshly baked bread are also available to pre-book at an additional fee.

Key Features

Dog-friendly Dog-friendly
Hot tub Hot tub
Countryside views Countryside views
Garden Garden
Parking Parking
Pub within walking distance Pub within walking distance
BBQ - charcoal BBQ - charcoal
Children welcome Children welcome
Extensive gardens Extensive gardens
Farmhouse kitchen Farmhouse kitchen
Flame effect burner Flame effect burner
Free-standing bath Free-standing bath
Luxury toiletries Luxury toiletries
Modern kitchen Modern kitchen
Period features Period features
Roll top bath Roll top bath
Sun terrace Sun terrace
Sustainable Sustainable
Wine cooler Wine cooler
Celebration cottages Celebration cottages
Corporate Corporate
Family friendly Family friendly
Sustainable cottages Sustainable cottages
Wedding venue Wedding venue
Wheelchair accessible cottages Wheelchair accessible cottages
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Why we love this

  • Two cottages and a barn on a countryside estate in the Yorkshire Wolds
  • Private dining and catering are available in the Northfield Lodge dining room
  • Fantastic base for exploring the historic city of York and a selection of beautiful places to explore

Cowdale Cottage

3 Bedrooms / 3 Bathrooms / 6 Guests

There is a country-style kitchen/dining room that is fully equipped with all the essentials, while the light, spacious living room provides the perfect place to socialise and relax . Upstairs, three beautifully decorated en-suite bedrooms comprise a zip and link super king bedroom, a king size bedroom and a twin bedroom. Outside, you will have access to a south-facing terrace over looking the wolds with garden furniture and a charcoal BBQ.

Rabbitdale Barn

2 Bedrooms / 3 Bathrooms / 4 Guests

The living room is a particularly cosy space with ample seating space and a log-effect fireplace, while the sociable kitchen provides everything you should need to self-cater with ease. Two beautiful en-suite bedrooms comprise a super-king-size bedroom and a large twin bedroom. Outside, you will have access to a south-facing garden with views over Rabbitdale and a private hot tub and charcoal BBQ.

Blacksmith's Shop

1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom / 2 Guests

The cottage features a sitting area with a cosy log-effect fireplace, while the kitchenette cupboard provides a small selection of essentials. Just a few steps away is the super-king-size bed and a luxurious bathroom with walk in shower and free standing bath. Outside, you will have access to a terrace with garden seating, gas BBQ and a private hot tub which overlooks the Yorkshire Wolds.

Private dining

The Northfield Lodge dining room is available to pre-book before your stay and is perfect for family meals, celebrations or events. Seating up to 14 guests, enjoy delicious banquets and dinners prepared by the owner who is a professionally trained cook and offers a range of menus and cuisines to suit your requirements.
There is also a well-stocked bar and a sitting room with a log fire where you can relax, socialise and enjoy a drink with a backdrop of the stunning Yorkshire Wolds.

Willow Sculpting

Willow sculpting and willow weaving require a minimum of six participants. The class includes creating small woodland-themed sculptures, garden frames and baskets to take away with you.

Wire Sculpting

The owner is an expert in wire sculpting and will teach you to create your very own sculpture. Classes run for the full day and a homemade lunch with wine can be included at an additional fee.

Painting and Drawing

The beautiful surroundings provide the perfect setting for beginners and advanced artists alike. The classes are taught by experienced artists, plus a homemade lunch with wine can be included at an additional fee.


Relax and recharge in tranquil surroundings and join in on a yoga class with an experienced instructor.

Sourdough Bread Baking

The owner is a passionate cook and will teach you how to make your own loaf of bread and provide a sourdough starter kit so you can work on your new skill at home too.

Please contact our Guest Services team for more information or to pre-book before you arrive.

The owners will greet you on arrival and show you into the property.

If you would like to offset the carbon emissions from your trip, get in touch and we can arrange this for a small fee.

Check-in: from 14:00
Check-out: by 12:00

A highchair and cot are available upon request.

Please keep children and dogs under control and away from the pond within the grounds.

Deposit: Bookings are subject to a non-refundable deposit of 30% of the booking value plus applicable booking fees with the balance payable 60 days before the date of travel.

Accidental Damage Deposit: To maintain the highest standards in our properties, guests will need to pay a refundable Accidental Damage Deposit of £200 prior to their stay. An advance payment as detailed in the booking summary can be made to waive this requirement.

Book with confidence: If your booking is affected by new Government travel restrictions which were not known at the time of booking, and you are legally unable to travel, we will arrange with the property owner to refund 100% of your holiday cost.

  • No smoking/vaping
  • No parties and events
  • Please keep noise to a minimum
  • Children of all ages are welcome
  • Up to 2 dogs are permitted with an additional fee of £30 per dog
  • Please check in before 21:30

Bespoke your stay

Stay your way with our bespoke travel service. Our Guest Services team are available to tailor-make your holiday matching you with the perfect property and provide personalised recommendations on anything from local restaurants to unforgettable experiences.

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The neighbourhood

The cottage is located in the picturesque Yorkshire Wolds with pretty walks from the doorstep including the Wolds Way footpath, The Chalkland Way and The Minster Way. If you prefer a two-wheel adventure, bring your bikes along and admire the stunning scenery as you go.

There are plenty of great pubs and restaurants in the area, with the closest being The Wolds Inn which serves a range of traditional meals and local ales, plus it's within walking distance. The Gaite and The Goodmanham Arms are also great choices and just a 10-minute drive away, while the Michelin-starred restaurant Pipe & Glass is a 20-minute drive. Booking is essential.
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Contact Us

If you have any questions about any of our cottages or if you’d like some help with your booking, you are very welcome to get in touch with us.

We are always happy to help and go out of our way to tailor your perfect UK holiday.

Call Us
0121 517 0350
Office Hours
Monday - Friday: 9am - 6pm
Saturday & Sunday: 10am - 4pm
Head Office
Luxury Cottages, C/o WeWork, 55 Colmore Row, Birmingham, B3 2AA