Welcome to the Escrick Parish Council website

This website is a community resource to help residents of the Parish find information useful for living in Escrick and to encourage people to get involved in community events and village life.

We welcome contributions from clubs, societies and event organisers - please visit the contact page.

Escrick Parish Council is proud to represent the residents of the Parish and works with Selby District and North Yorkshire County Councils on numerous issues. Please get in touch with any issues or concerns you might have.

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Latest Notices

National Youth Guitar Ensemble - free concert

published on 24th Jul 2015, 15:09

This August, talented young guitarists from across the UK will be taking residence at Queen Margaret's School, York to rehearse together as the National Youth Guitar Ensemble (NYGE). Directed by Oxford based composer/guitarist Gerald Garcia,... more

Selby Bypass reopens

published on 15th Jul 2015, 19:32

North Yorkshire County Council has opened the Selby bypass ahead of schedule this afternoon (Thursday) after completing a major reconstruction of the road from the A19 Greencore roundabout, Barlby to the A1041 Wishing Well roundabout.

The... more

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Upcoming events

August
12th
Wednesday
NATIONAL YOUTH GUITAR ENSEMBLE 15th Anniversary Concert (7:30pm) Details
August
16th
Sunday
Escrick 10k (11:00am) Details
September
11th
Friday
Field of Dreams Aircooled VW Festival (12:00am) Details
September
19th
Saturday
Escrick Huge Family Bash (12:00am) Details
December
4th
Friday
Carols on the Green (6:00pm) Details

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About Escrick.

Escrick is an attractive village just off the A19 between Selby and York. It has around 370 households and 1,100 residents of all ages. The village is made up of old and new houses which give it a great character. There is a village green with pond, a traditional local pub, a new gastro pub, a social club, a well equipped village hall and thriving primary school. There is the beautiful St Helen's church dating back to the 14th century. Behind the church is the doctor's surgery which has its own pharmacy. The village is also home to the Parsonage Hotel and Spa, and handful of B&Bs and the award-winning Sangthai restaurant. Queen Margaret's school (a private boarding school for girls) has been located in the old Escrick Hall in the village since 1949. Much of the village is part of the Escrick Conservation Area and surrounded by extensive parkland, woodland walks and the obligatory cricket ground.

The village enjoys an active social calendar, including summer and Christmas fairs, a 10k run, quiz nights, carols on the green and various other social events. There are many clubs and societies including Mother's Union, Tennis Club, Yorkshire Womens' Institute, Swimming Club, Young Farmers Association, and many more.