North Cowton is a village and civil parish, located in Richmondshire, North Yorkshire, England. The surrounding towns are Darlington, Northallerton, and Richmond.
The local school is called North and South Cowton Community Primary School.
North Cowton has a pub called the Blacksmiths Arms and two churches: St Lukes, Church of England and the Methodist Chapel.
Other notable neighbourhood amenities include the village hall, football pitch, children's playground, bus stop, war memorial, public telephone box and a postbox. There is also a petrol station/shop slightly outside the village on the B1263 road.
Notable amenities within the surrounding area include: Croft Circuit (cars), Catterick racecourse (horses), Darlington FC, Darlington Railway Centre and Museum, Kiplin Hall, Richmond Castle and several pubs.
The surrounding countryside is dominated by the impact of modern farming techniques, but retains its beauty nonetheless. There are a number of public footpaths and bridleways, including Cramble Cross.