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County - North Yorkshire | Map
Tel code: 01757 | code search
Postcode: YO8 | code search
Population: 12000
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Birthplace of:
Smithson Tennant Henry I Jonathan Hutchinson
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Folk Customs:
Bainbridge Horn Ceremony
Goathland Plough Stots
Ripon Hornblower
Scarborough Skipping Day

Selby Events

Towerfest Country Music Festival

2nd Annual Scarecrow hunt
Beer Festival
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New Country Inns Selby
"Very poor standard, I would not recommend the wishing well, we are a family of four I had the steak which was over cooked and not a lot to accompany ..." More

New Country Inns Selby
"Can't believe how many bad reviews there are, as I've had nothing but good experiences there, staff are always polite and kind, and food had always been great. In fact ..." More

New Country Inns Selby
"Hi, I used to work here and can say that it was a hell hole with all the miserable and ungrateful customers that visit. I remember the customers that left a review ..." More

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Selby is a bustling market town, situated in the heart of Yorkshire. Conveniently situated near to the A1 and M62, and close to Leeds and York, Selby and the surrounding area offers something for everyone. The central attraction has to be the 11th century Selby Abbey, birthplace of Henry I. Its features include Norman arches, the Washington window and the Cholera Burial Ground. For those interested in history, Cawood Castle, where Cardinal Thomas Wolsey was arrested, is nearby, as is the village of Towton. This was the scene of England's bloodiest battle in 1461 between the Yorkists and the Lancastrians. Selby also offers ample opportunity for shopping, with an open air market every Monday and Saturday, as well as regular livestock and farmers' markets. Bank Holiday markets are always popular with tourists and locals alike. The scenic setting of the Vale of York makes Selby and the local area ideal for people wishing to explore. Disused railway lines and river footpaths and cycleways are flat and easy ways to discover the Selby district by foot or bicycle. The Transpennine Trail also passes through Selby. For those with cars, there are many small, picturesque villages in the area, with friendly and welcoming country pubs. Local country halls also run events throughout the year.


Barlow Common Local Nature Reserve
Real Aeroplane Museum
Selby Abbey


Breighton Ferry (The)
Ranch Caravan Park (The)
Royal Oak Inn (The)

Care Home

Firth House


Selby Globe Community Cinema


Dance - The Selby Dance Centre


Selby District Council

Estate Agent

Black Horse Agencies - Renton & Renton
Brown William H
Fourlet (York) Limited
Keith Taylor FNAEA
Reeds Rains Estate Agents
Stephenson & Son
Townend Neville E

Golf Club

Scalm Park Golf Club
Selby Golf Club


New Country Inns Selby

Royal Oak Inn Hotel


Selby Country Market
Selby Livestock Auction Market

Performing Arts

Abbey Belles Chorus

Pub and Bar

Cricketers Arms
New Huntsman Inn
New Inn
Queen Vaults
Royal Oak
The Greyhound
Unicorn Inn
Wadkin Arms


Read School


A 2 B Travel
Daves Taxis
Selby Taxis
Station Cars
Thorpe Cars

Sports Clubs

Selby (Women's Hockey)

Selby RUFC (Rugby Union)
Selby Town (Amateur Football)


Selby Garden Centre
Simply Organic
Erin House Prints
Field and Lawn (Marquees) Ltd
Safe Pet Pens
Pets At Home

Places to Stay near Selby

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Londesborough Hotel (0.18 miles)

Londesborough Hotel

This former Coaching Inn is superbly situated in the heart of the town in the Market Place next to the Abbey. The hotel, like Selby itself, promises visitors old world charm and every modern amenity. ... More | visit website

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New Country Inns Selby (1.11 miles)

New Country Inns Selby

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A modern friendly hotel, located on the A63 Selby Bypass, only 3/4 of a mile from the town centre. Our hotel also has a bar and family restaurant with a children's ... More

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The Park View (3.38 miles)

The Park View
The Park View offers a range of accommodation to suit every need, from single bed, to double or twin bed, or family room. All seven bedrooms have recently been refurbished. The rooms are charmingly ... More | visit website
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Cawood Guest House (4.02 miles)

Cawood Guest House
We are a newly opened small,friendly Home from Home offering comfortable,spotless accommodation and comprehensive breakfast menu..OUR NIGHTLY RATE FOR 1 GUEST IS JUST HALF FULL ROOM RATE..NO SINGLE SUPPLEMENT! Situated in the peaceful,historic village of Cawood,backing ... More | visit website
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Owl Hotel (4.04 miles)

Owl Hotel

The Owl Hotel at Selby, near York, is a traditional pub with 22 high quality hotel rooms, located in the pleasant village of Hambleton on the outskirts of Selby. Inside the pub you will find ... More | visit website

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Cawood Park (4.75 miles)

Click here to learn about and book this Hoseasons resort. ... More | visit website

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Royal Oak Inn Hotel (4.80 miles)

Royal Oak Inn Hotel
The Royal Oak Inn Hotel is located in the rural village of Hirst Courtney. We are less 3 miles from Carlton Towers. The Royal Oak Inn is a welcoming Hotel with its friendly staff features ... More | visit website
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Old Vicarage Hotel (5.98 miles)

Old Vicarage Hotel

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Just 25 minutes south of York on the A19, the Old Vicarage, with en suite rooms, large gardens and private parking, is only 1 mile from exit 34 of the M62. ... More

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Black Bull Inn (6.52 miles)

Black Bull Inn is ideally situated between York and Selby, providing you with good local amenities, as well as lovely traditional foods & beverages from in and around the local, which add to the ambience ... More | visit website
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Black Bull Inn (6.52 miles)

Black Bull Inn

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Traditional country Inn situated in the picturesque village of Escrick. The rooms are quaint and full of character, ideal for a peaceful overnight stay or a few days in the ... More

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Battle of Sampford Courtenay - 1549, Battle of Preston - 1648, First Pedestrian Killed by Car - 1896, Animal Farm Published - 1945
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