Local life in Raskelf

Raskelf is a close-knit friendly community and has much to offer, we think it’s a pretty great place to live!

This quaint North Yorkshire village is a perfect place to live for those looking for a village lifestyle. Situated 3 miles to the west of Easingwold the village is nestled in farmland and surrounded by beautiful natural scenery.

The Old Black Bull is at the heart of the village where you will be greeted with a warm welcome, fine food and drink.

Raskelf Village Hall is the hub of the village hosting many local events, playgroups and is available to hire for parties, weddings etc. There is a vibrant sporting scene. For any keen cricketers there is an active club, tennis club and short mat bowls club. There is also a children’s play area.

St Mary’s Church is situated at the edge of the village. This 12 century church is one of the few remaining churches in England with an original wooden tower.

Nearby Easingwold has an array of local amenities, lots of shops, cafes, post office and a weekly market held every Friday.

Primary schools are available in Easingwold and Helperby. Secondary schooling available in Easingwold.

Raskelf has good transport links, the A19 and A1 is readily accessible. York is 12 miles to the south; the market town of Thirsk is 8 miles to the north. Both have a train station and a regular service to Kings Cross, London.

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