Burrill with Cowling is a civil parish in the Hambleton district of North Yorkshire, England, including the villages of Burrill and Cowling. It is only a 5-minute walk between the 2 small villages and lies west of Bedale by 1 mile. According to the 2011 census it had a population of 104 with 50 households in total. It is a small parish surrounded by sparsely populated countryside, containing mainly detached and semi-detached houses. The closest city is Middlesbrough which is located 32.2 miles away while being approximately 4 hours (234 miles) away from London. Burrill with Cowling is most accessible by the A1, which runs 3.1 miles east of Burrill with Cowling with the nearest railway station being 15 miles away in Northallerton.
In 1870/72. John Marius Wilson described Burrill with Cowling as:
Prior to the nationwide municipal reorganization of 1974, Burrill-cum-Cowling was part of Bedale Rural District. Historically, it was located in the ecclesiastical parish of Bedale in wapentake of Hang East.