Destination guide

Travel to cozy Thirsk

Enjoy the culture and other features of Thirsk. Well known for its bars, horseback riding and coffeehouses, this welcoming city won't disappoint. Fountains Abbey and Turkish Baths and Health Spa are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in Thirsk

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do in the city? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Thirsk a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Turkish Baths and Health Spa (18.7 mi / 30.1 km)
  • York Dungeon (21.6 mi / 34.8 km)
  • Falconry UK (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Romanby Golf and Country Club (9.1 mi / 14.7 km)
  • Ripon Racecourse (10 mi / 16.2 km)
  • Talon Falconry Birds of Prey Centre (10.2 mi / 16.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Thirsk

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Thirsk is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Sutton Bank National Park Centre (4.9 mi / 8 km)
  • Hemsley Walled Garden (10.6 mi / 17.1 km)
  • Thorp Perrow Arboretum (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
  • Redwood Park Fishing Lakes (12.1 mi / 19.5 km)
  • Studley Royal Park (13.3 mi / 21.3 km)
  • Beningbrough Hall and Garden (15.5 mi / 25 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Thirsk

The nearest airport is in Durham (MME-Tees Valley), located 19.6 mi (31.6 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Leeds (LBA-Leeds Bradford), which is 28.5 mi (45.9 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, the main station serving the city is Thirsk Station.

How many vacation rentals are available around Thirsk, GB?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 487 vacation rentals around Thirsk. From 393 bungalow rentals to 55 house rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Thirsk?

Vrbo offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Thirsk. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Thirsk Museum: 733 vacation rentals
  • Sutton Bank National Park Centre: 854 vacation rentals
  • World of James Herriot: 734 vacation rentals
  • Thirsk Station: 764 vacation rentals
  • The Courthouse (Rural Arts): 734 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Thirsk listed on Vrbo where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Bungalows in Thirsk?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 393 Bungalows in Thirsk. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Thirsk include:

  • Houses: 55 rentals available
  • Cottages: 393 rentals available
  • Cabins: 393 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Barns and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Thirsk?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 17 vacation rentals with pool available in Thirsk. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.