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Wenlock Almshouses

The Wenlock Almshouses in Escrick is a charity which provides housing for the more vulnerable.  The Almhouses, originally founded by the estate, continues to receive its support.  Along with dedicated volunteers from the local community, the estate contributes the roles of clerk, treasurer and chairman. 

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Escrick & Deighton Club

The characterful setting of the arts and crafts Escrick & Deighton Club provides a wonderful venue for an evening drink with friends, a place to tuck into Sunday lunch with family, or a why not enter into one of the highly contested quiz nights.


Congregated in the heart of Escrick, are the tennis courts, the village hall, the nursery, and the club.  The estate also offers up land for an array of other community uses which, in Escrick, includes the village green, the playing fields, the Jubilee Garden, the allotments, Gassy Wood and Three Hagges Woodmeadow.  In Skipwith, the recreation area and the Little Theatre are provided for community activities, as well as hosting the renowned village fete and numerous garden open days at Skipwith Hall.  In both parishes there are a number of public rights of way which have been expanded through the opening up of permissive paths.