About Hutton Cranswick

A village set in the East Yorkshire countryside

Within easy driving distance of the coast to the east, the Yorkshire Wolds to the north, the Vale of York to the west and the River Humber to the south, Hutton Cranswick is located in almost the centre of East yorkshire.

Hutton Cranswick is actually two villages lying some 4 miles south of Driffield and 9 miles north of Beverley in the East Riding of Yorkshire.

Cranswick is the larger of the villages and is well known for its large village green and surrounding conservation area.

Cranswick is a working village and very conveniently located on the A164 road and on the Hull to Bridlington railway line allowing easy access to both work and leisure services in the wider area.

The village is designated as a local service centre by the East Riding of Yorkshire Council because of its wide range of facilities and services. These include a shop incorporating a post office, a public house, a primary school, fish and chip shop, hairdresser, garden centre and very extensive sports fields.

Hutton Cranswick is a very low crime area making it a wonderfully safe and convenient location for both individuals and families.

The primary school in the village provides an excellent start to education with most youngsters continuing their education at the Driffield School and Sixth Form only a few miles away.

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St Peter's Church, Hutton

Amenities and lifestyle

Recreation Grounds, Tennis Courts, Shops and Countryside Footpaths.

The large village green dominates the centre of the village of Cranswick, being approximately 6.5 acres in area. It is probably the largest in the East Riding of Yorkshire and features a village pond, large spreading horse chestnut trees and a children's play area.

There are three village halls in Cranswick, which are owned by the Sports and Recreation Assiciation, the Methodist Church and the Women's Institute. These are home to various clubs and societies and are used as official meeting places.

Places to visit

Tophill Low Nature Reserve

The reserve is based on the Yorkshire Water Treatment Works that was built in 1959. It became a Nature Reserve in 1993 and boasts 12 hides spread throughout the 300 acre site, which is adjacent to the River Hull. The two reservoirs are a substantial part of the reserve and are visited by a large and varied number of wildfowl. There are also marshes, ponds woodlands and grasslands that provide habitat for many other species.

The Tophill Low Nature Reserve can be found less than five miles to the south-east of Hutton Cranswick.

Grey Heron
Grey Heron
York Minster

The historic city of York

York Minster

The Minster is one of the finest examples of medieval architecture in all of Europe. The full name of the Minster is 'Cathedral and Metropolitical Church of St Peter in York'. It was built between 1220 and 1472, a period of over 250 years.

York Minster is situated 35 miles to the west of Hutton Cranswick.