Welcome to Copmanthorpe
Copmanthorpe is approximately 4 miles (6.4 km) south west of York, west of Bishopthorpe and close to the villages of Acaster Malbis, Askham Bryan and Askham Richard. An ideal location for commuters, the A64 Leeds to Scarborough road is situated to the North of the village, the A1237 York Outer Ring Road links off the flyer over, while the East Coast Main Line runs through its south-east periphery. The village is served by a local bus service from York as well as a service provided by Yorkshire Coastliner linking the village to Leeds, York and the East coast, perfect for a day out.
As many of the street names suggest, originally the village was a place for tradesmen and farming. Now Copmanthorpe is a village with many local amenities, with two churches, a post-office, a butchers, a library, a coffee shop, a hair dressers, a pharmacy, local shops, a public house, takeaways, doctors, a dentist and a pet shop/feed store just to the edge of the village heading into Acaster Mailbis.
Copmanthorpe has an active community. Copmanthorpe Recreation Centre provides sporting and social facilities including the now famous Copmanthorpe Carnival. Other clubs and societies worthy of mention are the children's play area, allotments, Women's Institute, drama group, youth club and both scouts and girl guide troops. There is a dedicated sports area at the Recreation Ground which is the home of Copmanthorpe Football Club and Copmanthorpe Cricket Club. Tennis and bowls are also played here.
Copmanthorpe not only has its own nursery, playgroup and primary school it also falls into the catchment area of the highly regarded Tadcaster Grammar School.