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Slingsby from the air, 2002 – Photograph by Steve Allen Photography

Welcome to the website for the Parish of Slingsby, Fryton and South Holme.

The village of Slingsby lies 6 miles west of Malton on the B1257 road to Hovingham, Helmsley and the North Yorkshire Moors. Slingsby is about 2 miles north of Castle Howard and 16 miles from York.

The hamlet of Fryton lies half a mile west of Slingsby. Like Slingsby, it stretches between the Malton to Hovingham road and the line of the disused Thirsk and Malton railway that closed in 1964. South Holme lies a mile and half north of Slingsby, on the road to Ness and the River Rye.

Our website provides information for residents and visitors alike. Here you will find information about our parish and community, including details of our clubs and societies, and a guide to local businesses.

Slingsby’s important buildings and places of interest in the area are described. We include an up-to-date listing of news and events. If you have more time, you will not want to miss the comprehensive history of the parish.


Recent News and Events Posts

You will find below the Castle Howard Vision document we promised in yesterday's post, (which carried Castle Howard's message regarding their development proposal affecting Slingsby's sportsfield and castle). As stated Read More

The recently published development sites which Castle Howard Estate have put forward for the review of the Ryedale Plan included (among four sites) the Slingsby Sportsfield. This has understandably caused Read More

Ryedale District Council are starting the process of reviewing the 'Ryedale Plan'. Part of this process is requesting that development sites be put forward for residential, employment, mix use, leisure Read More

Saturday 21 May 2022, 4pm, Pickering Parish Church. Seven Mercies is a Community Song Cycle by composer Joseph Howard and writer Emma Harding, inspired by the famous murals of Pickering Read More

In this unique display of Castle Howard on camera, get up close to original props and inspired costumes from period features. Castle Howard has been the backdrop for much of Read More

Monday 23 May 2022, 7.30 pm, Slingsby Village Hall The Annual Parish Assembly is an important event. All residents are urged to attend. The Parish Council says: "Residents views are Read More


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Last year the Slingsby village website received over 45,040 page views. That works out at an average of 123 page views a day. In May 2018, the website received a record 6,471 page views.

Why not help support the Slingsby website and advertise your business on the website.  A banner advert, often seen at the bottom of the website’s pages, costs just £30 per year. For more details click here 


Residents – we want this website to be a dynamic and up-to-date resource for you all. Please ensure your news and events appear here. We update the website at least twice a week.

Get Involved! We welcome new website content contributions, so if you have something you’d like to see published on the website, send it in to the team. Would you like to join the website team and help run the village website? If so then we’d love to hear from you.

Contact us at [email protected]

Photograph by David Critchley

Visitors – we hope this site assists you in planning a visit to our area. Find out about Our Village and then for information about accommodation here and places to visit in the surrounding area, see Tourism information.

Photograph by David Critchley

This website was launched on 1st March 2011 and is managed and maintained by volunteers who came forward in response to a recommendation in the Slingsby, Fryton and South Holme Parish Plan 2010.

We are constituted as the Slingsby Website and Newsletter Group. For more information about the group click HERE

The website administrators place information on this website in good faith. However, they can bear no responsibility for errors in the information provided by contributors. Please let us know if you spot anything wrong! Tell us what you think! Give us your news and events!

Contact the website team at [email protected]


Message from the Parish Council The Parish Council is very pleased that following the Parish Plan process several residents have pulled together to produce the website for the parish and feels that it will make an extremely valuable contribution to the community.


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