Staveley, North Yorkshire
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Staveley shown within North Yorkshire
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Staveley is a village and civil parish in the Harrogate district of North Yorkshire, England. It is situated 4 miles (6.4 km) north of Knaresborough and near the A1(M) motorway. The racehorse Staveley, winner of the 1805 St Leger Stakes, was born at nearby Boroughbridge.
Staveley is home to many local attractions and has the following aspects:
- Martin's Pond: Situated at the end of Lowfield Lane, this pond sits at the bottom of the abandoned railway tracks and has an abundance of wild life.
- Staveley Community Primary School, rated 'good' in a 2010 Ofsted inspection.
- The Royal Oak Pub.
- The Railway Line: Abandoned for several years, the railway track offers a walk elevated through wildlife, whilst capturing the peaceful bliss of the countryside.
- Nature Reserve: A long walk that stretches beyond Staveley. The reserve has many wild and rare species of flower and wildlife.
- Sporting magazine (Oct. 1805-Mar. 1806). Wheble. 1806. p. 3. Retrieved 17 March 2013.
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