|Shire County:||North Yorkshire|
|Region:||Yorkshire and the Humber|
|Os Grid Reference:||SD969429|
Cowling is a village and civil parish in the Craven district of North Yorkshire, England.It is a small village consisting of 1000 to 2000 residents. The village is expanding due to new housing built around the outskirts of the village. The village comprises a 2 village shops, 1 pub, 2 restaurants, chip shop, chemist, hairdressers, village hall and the headquarters of newly licensed Community Radio station Drystone Radio.
Cowling until the 20th century used to refer to the geographical area of the hills and the valley that the village is formed in, and the village took on the name of the area rather than one of the other smaller villages that it neighbours.