Draughton, North Yorkshire

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Draughton is located in North Yorkshire
 Draughton shown within North Yorkshire
Population 373 (2011)[1]
OS grid reference SE039524
Civil parish Draughton
District Craven
Shire county North Yorkshire
Region Yorkshire and the Humber
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town SKIPTON
Postcode district BD23
Police North Yorkshire
Fire North Yorkshire
Ambulance Yorkshire
EU Parliament Yorkshire and the Humber
UK Parliament Skipton and Ripon
List of places

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Draughton (pronounced Draff-ton) is a village and civil parish, population 240, in the Craven district of North Yorkshire, England.

It is situated 3 miles (4.8 km) east of Skipton and lies on the Embsay and Bolton Abbey Steam Railway.

File:Main road in Draughton heading south.jpg
The main road south out of Draughton towards the Embsay and Bolton Abbey Steam Railway and the A59 road

On 5 July 2014, the Tour de France Stage 1 from Leeds to Harrogate passed through the village.[2]


  1. "Parish population 2011". Retrieved 26 July 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. "Tour de France Stage 1". Retrieved 15 July 2014.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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