Elslack is a village and civil parish in the Craven district of North Yorkshire, England, near to the border with Lancashire and 4 miles west of Skipton. Thornton in Craven is nearby. The Tempest Arms is a large pub in the village, sited by the A56, which is popular with locals from the surrounding area. Elslack Moor, above the village, is crossed by the Pennine Way, though this does not visit the village itself.
A Roman fort lies at  The fort was probably named Olenacum. It guarded a Roman road linking two major centers: Bremetennacum at Ribchester and Olicana at Ilkley. This road has been traced by archaeologists running northeast up Ribblesdale ca 1km east of Clitheroe. Then at it turns eastwards passing Barnoldswick, Elslack and Skipton.about 500m northwest of Elslack.
Elslack is mentioned in the 1086 Domesday Book as Eleslac.
Elslack had its own railway station, but this was closed in 1952. The line passing through it suffering the same fate in 1970. The station site is now privately owned.
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