Airton shown within North Yorkshire
|Population||228 (Including Otterburn. 2011 Census)|
|OS grid reference|
|– London||234 miles (377 km)|
|Shire county||North Yorkshire|
|Region||Yorkshire and the Humber|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|EU Parliament||Yorkshire and the Humber|
|UK Parliament||Skipton and Ripon|
Airton (also known as Airton-in-Craven) is a small village and civil parish in the Craven district of North Yorkshire, England, situated 10 miles (16 km) north-west of Skipton. The village had a population of 175 according to the 2001 Census, increasing to 228 at the 2011 Census.
It was known as Airtone in the Domesday Book and takes its name from the River Aire which runs to the east of the village. Originally a Quaker village, there is still a Quaker meeting house, a squatter's cottage on the village green and an old mill on the River Aire which is in use as a private residence. The old mill was given listed status in 1989. There is no pub or Post Office in the village, however there is a Farm Shop and Tea Room at Town End Farm on the road to Malham.
There is a bus stop in the village with daily links to Malham and Skipton. Also, the local roads link the village to the A65.
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