Exploring York - Woodthorpe

Woodthorpe is a fantastic family-friendly suburb located in the south of York. It is a popular residential area, known for its variety of properties and peaceful surroundings. If you are looking for a place to call home in York, Woodthorpe is definitely well worth considering. Many of the properties in Woodthorpe have better sized gardens, making it a great place for families or those who are green fingered.


One of the main attractions of Woodthorpe is its peaceful surroundings. The area is situated on the outskirts of York, and it is surrounded by green fields and woodland. This makes it a great place for anyone who loves the outdoors, with plenty of opportunities for walking, cycling and other outdoor activities. The nearby York Racecourse is also a popular destination for horse racing enthusiasts, with regular race days throughout the year, or those who like to take part in Park Run.

Woodthorpe is also well-connected, with easy access to the A64 for Leeds and the A1(M) as well as the A1237, making it easy to get to other parts of York and beyond. York city centre is just a short drive away, and there are regular buses that run from the area.


There are also plenty of amenities in Woodthorpe, including a range of shops, cafes and restaurants. Some even feature in our other blogs!


The area is in the catchment for several good schools such as Woodthorpe Primary School and York High Secondary School. It’s also not too far from York College, making it a popular choice for families.

Overall, Woodthorpe is a fantastic place to live with its peaceful surroundings and great amenities. If you are looking for a place to call home in York, it is definitely worth considering.