Community Information

Community Information

Community Information

Below is a list of the local services in Kilnsey and Conistone in Upper Wharfedale, together with telephone numbers and contacts for the Link Parish Magazine, the Conistone with Kilnsey Parish Meeting, churches, clubs and groups. 

There is also contact information for the regular annual events held in and around Kilnsey and Conistone including the Kilnsey Show , Grassington Festival , the Grassington Dickensian Festival and the Grassington Farmers' Market.

Local Services

Emergency Dial: 999
Police, non-emergency: 101
Select option 2 and ask for department or officer
North Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service: 01756 692563
Fell Rescue: 999 and ask for fell rescue
Grassington Medical Centre:
01756 752313
Post Office: 01756 752226
Bank: Barclays - Cash Point - Main Street, Grassington
Community Library:
Tel: 01756 752222
The Grassington Hub and Library at Manor Hill Barn, Garrs Lane offers a  volunteer-led community library service six days a week.
Opening hours:
Monday to Friday 10am -5pm Saturday10am-1pm
Transport: Pride of the Dales
01756 753123
    Transport: The Dales Bus
      9 Station Road, Grassington
      Tel. 01756 752338
      Opening hours:
      Monday to Friday 8:30am-6pm
      The garage at Threshfield is currently being redeveloped and will re-open in Spring 2017
      Yorkshire Dales National Park Information Centre 01756 751690 (Colvend, Grassington)
      Democratic Representation:
      Craven District Council - Upper Wharfedale Ward
      Tanya Lisa Graham (Conservative)
      Tel: 01756 753477

      North Yorkshire County Council - Mid Craven Division
      Mrs Shelagh Marshall (Conservative)
      Tel: 01756 794861
      Email :

      Local Communication Links

      Articles for the Link Parish Magazine: 01756 760235 (Published monthly)
      Conistone with Kilnsey Parish Meetings: 01756 753905 (twice yearly, April and December)


      St. Mary's Conistone (Anglican): 
      01756 753139
      St. Margaret Clitherow, Threshfield: 
      01756 793000
      Methodist Church, Grassington:
      01756 753139
      St Mary's Church, Kettlewell:
      01756 760237
      St Michael and All Angels Church, Hubberholme: 01756 760237
      St Oswald's Church, Arncliffe:
      01756 760237

      Regular events in the area

      Kilnsey Show:
      Tuesday after August Bank Holiday
      Secretary Kath Lambert: 01756 753259
      Grassington Festival:
      Takes place in June
      01756 752691
      Dickensian Festival:
      Three weekends (Saturdays) before Christmas
      0845 0942819
      Grassington Farmers' Market
      Third Sunday of each month, 9:30 am to 3:00pm.

      More information at http//

      Local Clubs and  Organisations

      Upper Wharfedale Field Society:
      Meet fortnightly on Monday at
      the Octagon, Grassington 7.30pm
      (Annual reports available)
      Kettlewell and District Womens Institute:
      Meet second Tuesday every month
      Kettlewell Village Hall, 7.30pm
      Secretary Jenny Cuthbert: 01756 760224
      Upper Wharfedale Heritage Group:
      Regular monthly meetings with talks and walks
      Daytime practical archaeology activities
      Secretary Alan Williams
      Wharfedale Rugby Union Football Club:
      Matches in the National League 2 are played at Wharfeside Avenue, Threshfield
      01756 752547
      Upper Wharfedale Arts and Literature Society:
      New society to serve Upper Wharfedale, organising lectures, workshops, exhibitions and displays.
      Yorkshire Dales Society: www,
      An independent educational charity working to ensure that all agencies deliver their promises to care for the Yorkshire Dales.
      Upper Wharfedale Cricket Club, Grassington
      Village cricket is played at Cracoe, Threshfield   
       Hetton, Arncliffe and Kettlewell
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