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About Elvington

Our village

The village of Elvington lies to the south east of York on the west bank of the River Derwent.

Elvington is well known for its air museum which lies on what was originally the airfield of RAF Elvington. The Yorkshire Air Museum opened to the public on the airfield on 31st May 1986.

The village once played host to a popular air show, and a number of other events still take place both at the museum and on the airfield, including numerous driving and sports activities.

As well as a thriving residential community, the village has a number of businesses and industries, a medical practice, a primary school and a church.

Click on the links on the left to learn a bit more about the history of the village and to see some pictures of Elvington past and present. Please see the how to get here page for travel information.

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  News / 17th April 2019

Turn Elvington blue and yellow!!

Let's make Elvington the best dressed village on May 2nd when the Tour de Yorkshire passes through!

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  News / 16th April 2019

White Rabbit trail at Yorkshire Air Museum

On Easter Sunday and Monday the White Rabbit Trail comes to Yorkshire Air Museum.

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  News / 1st April 2019

Elvington does the Tour de Yorkshire

Now's the time to get painting your old bikes and making bunting!

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