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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 / 30th May 2021

Village litter pick, Sunday June 13th

Come along to the village hall between 10am and 1pm where you can collect pickers andbin bags!

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  News / 3rd December 2020

Elvington Christmas Trail

Spread the Christmas cheer and search for the Christmas themed houses

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