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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 / 13th August 2019

Allied Air Force Memorial Day event

Come down to the Yorkshire Air Museum on September 1st to enjoy the Allied Air Force Memorial Day event!

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  News / 29th July 2019

BBC Radio York CAKE AND A CUPPA

Help BBC Radio York host the biggest ever Cake and a Cuppa event this Yorkshire Day.

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  News / 4th June 2019

Elvington is up for Best Dressed Village from the Tour de Yorkshire - vote now!

Elvington is up for an award for Best Dressed Village in the Tour de Yorkshire, but voting is only via Twitter, and only for one week!

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