Acomb Park

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Acomb Park
Acomb Park is located in North Yorkshire
Acomb Park
Acomb Park
 Acomb Park shown within North Yorkshire
OS grid reference SE5680148922
Unitary authority City of York
Ceremonial county North Yorkshire
Region Yorkshire and the Humber
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town YORK
Postcode district YO24
Dialling code 01904
Police North Yorkshire
Fire North Yorkshire
Ambulance Yorkshire
EU Parliament Yorkshire and the Humber
UK Parliament York Outer
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Coordinates: 53°56′15″N 1°07′39″W / 53.937430°N 1.127370°W / 53.937430; -1.127370

Acomb Park is a suburb of York, England, located on the south-west fringes of the city, approximately 3 miles from York city centre.

The area runs west of Woodthorpe from Eden Close to the A1237 York by-pass. To the north is Foxwood which is separated by Acomb Wood.

Education[edit]

The suburb is served by one primary school, which is the nearby Woodthorpe Primary school in Woodthorpe

Children aged 11+ usually travel to York High School, Millthorpe School or Tadcaster Grammar School in Tadcaster. Young adults wishing to go into further education usually attend York College.

Public transport[edit]

Acomb Park is served by First York route 12 (Pink Line) which departs every 30 minutes and travels to York city centre

Local amenities[edit]

There are no amenities in Acomb Park, however the suburb is well served by shops in the nearby Acomb Wood and also Woodthorpe. There is also a Tesco Extra within 1 mile, located just off the roundabout at the bottom of Moor Lane. The two public houses that serve the residents are the Quaker Wood in Acomb Wood and the Dick Turpin in Woodthorpe.