We are an innovative and evolving hub of small scale business, arts & heritage. Based on sound social and environmental principals, we are committed to bringing together people, place and skills to create action -

locally and organically



In response to government safety guidelines, we, like all businesses across the country are having to adapt to changing times. 

We very much look forward to seeing the Stable Yard thronging with people again but in the interest of public safety and that of Cotesbach residents we are making the following temporary changes: 

The Stable Yard

The Yard Cafe
Cafe closed until further notice, but running a delivery service for local residents. Please see our facebook page for updates & information. 

Jason's Butchers


10am - 2pm

Idle Torque
Closed until further notice

Other businesses

Please see businesses page and contact them directly for more information

The Yard is otherwise closed until further notice. If visiting the butchers shop, please be conscientious and observe the social distancing guidelines. 


All events estate wide are postponed until further notice. If you have not been contacted regarding cancellation or a ticket refund, please contact us. We regret that this does include Music in the Yard Festival which was due to be held on 11th July - fear not, we will be back with music when the time is right! 

In these strange and challenging times, our goals are more relevant than ever. We are using this time carefully to reflect and develop our offering, and we really look forward to seeing you on the other side!


With best wishes from all at Cotesbach

Cotesbach Estate is the surviving core of the ancient lordship of Cotesbach, a cluster of historic buildings including the Hall, Manor, Stable Yard and Schoolhouse, (now part of the Cotesbach Educational Trust), and an area of organic farmland to the south of the A426.  The Hall has been home to descendants of the same family since 1768 when Robert Marriott took on the land and the living as Rector of Cotesbach. 


Thousands of documents are preserved in the CET Archive, some from Jacobean times when the enclosure of land triggered a notorious peasant's riot in 1607.  Today, the Stable Yard is a thriving hub of the community, where history is tangible and our own story a dynamic one.  Group tours and educational opportunities can be arranged via the CET but please do visit both websites for more information. 


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