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The village of Ulleskelf is situated 4 miles from Tadcaster, the most northerly town in Selby District, 5 miles from Sherburn and approximately 9 miles from Selby. It lies on a tidal stretch of the River Wharfe and is just a couple of miles off the A162, which runs from Tadcaster to the A1 at Brotherton. The B1223 road from the A162, which runs through the village, and can be used to access Selby, and as a back route to York via the bridge at Cawood should there be major problems on the A64.

The Parish is split between the village of Ulleskelf where most of the population live (approximately two-thirds) and the ex RAF Air Base houses.

The parish has a Post Office/General Store and a Garage, which also has a shop/general store. It also has a Public House, a Methodist Chapel and a Village Hall, which also contains a Church of England Chapel. All of these amenities are situated in the village.
It has a station and is on the bus route between Tadcaster and Pontefract.

The M1/A1 road network can be quickly accessed via Tadcaster and the A64 or via Towton on the B1217 Aberford/Garforth road.

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