Where We Are – Cowscot House B&B near Ripon & Masham

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Cowscot House B&B is located in the North Yorkshire village of Kirkby Malzeard, in the Yorkshire Dales, near Ripon and Masham, in the Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and close to Fountains Abbey (6 miles away).

Nidderdale is one of the Yorkshire Dales, so we are in the Yorkshire Dales, though not within the boundaries of tbe Yorkshire Dales National Park (though many think we should be)!

We’re about 6 miles North West of Ripon, and about 5 miles South of Masham, as shown by the marker on this map. Being centrally located between the East and West coasts of Northern England, we make a good location for exploring the North of England.

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Our Address

Back Lane, Kirkby Malzeard
North Yorkshire


Find Us By Car

From the North (A1M)

Get off the A1 at Leeming Bar.
Take the signed route to Bedale, then to Masham on the B6268.
On entering Masham, bear left through the town centre and follow the signposts to Grewelthorpe, then Kirkby Malzeard.
On entering Kirkby Malzeard, you pass the church on the left and at the crossroads turn right.

From the South (A1M)

Leave the A1M at junction 48 and follow the signs to Ripon.
You pass the racecourse before entering Ripon.
Pass over the first two roundabouts.
At the traffic lights turn right up High Skellgate, then left at the lights at the top of the hill.
150 yards further on bear right, picking up the signs to Grewelthorpe and Kirkby Malzeard.

From Ripon

Leaving Ripon on the Kirkby Road signposted Grewelthorpe and Kirkby Malzeard after 4 miles there is a Y junction.
Turn left to Kirkby Malzeard (signposted Kirkby Malzeard one and a half miles).

On entering the village continue down the Main Street past the village shop on the left and The Henry Jenkins Pub also on your left.
After about 100 yards take the right turn just after Highside Butchers (has grey slate canopy).
Turn immediately left into Back Lane.

Continue down this narrow road for about 200 yards and you will find Cowscot House on the left.

Cowscot House B&B near Masham - entrance in Back Lane