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Egton Village


Local Amenities
Location Map
Accommodation in Egton
Local Sights
Community Groups
Heritage (History, Geology & Archaeology)

Entering Egton

Arriving at Egton

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Egton was formerly an important township on the North York Moors, now a peaceful village.


Local Amenities

A village having wide grass verges on either side of the main street, the old market cross signifies the centre of the village.

Egton, once an important township, now a tranquil village set in traditional farmland with rolling green fields, amenities available include:

  • public house
  • public phone box
  • church - St Hilda with Grosmont C of E
  • (Egton Bridge) Station on the Middlesbrough to Whitby main line at the bottom of the hill in Egton Bridge

The prefix of the Post Code for Egton is YO21-1.

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Egton is located in grid C2 community location map

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Accommodation in Egton

We do not currently have any accommodation listed in Egton, but hope to be able to bring you details soon, in the meanwhile you may care to check out availability of suitable accommodation in the nearby village of Glaisdale.

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Local Sights

Egton hosts the largest agricultural show in the area.

Visitors from all around the country, come to Egton for the largest agricultural show in the area, which takes place in August.

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Community Groups

The following is are details of local none profit making Community Service Group or Registered Charitable Organisation, serving this community.

There are many community groups serving the area and it our intention to bring you details of their activities, if you are an organiser or member of a group or organisation and would like to see your details here, please contact us on

Esk Valley Lifeline

The main activities of the group are to Raise money for equipment for doctors and patients at Danby and Egton Surgery

Organised Event and Meetings
Several events are organised throughout the year, including a tombola stall at Egton Show and the group meets Quarterly at Danby and Egton Surgery. The next AGM will be at Danby Surgery on Thursday 26th November 2009 at 7pm.

With your support Esk Valley Lifeline has been able to buy lifesaving equipment for the Esk Valley residents and enables the doctors to give a more comprehensive cover, especially for accidents and cardiac problems.

Mrs Nicola Harforth (Secretary)
Chestnut Cottage
Nr Whitby
North Yorkshire
YO21 2HG

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Research is currently being carried out to bring you details of the heritage of Egton.

If you have any knowledge or have information about local history, folklore, Geology & Archaeology which you think would be of interest to other please contact us.

Egton War Memorial

A memorial to John Foster, a local estate owner who died in 1910

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