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Cloughton is located in North Yorkshire
 Cloughton shown within North Yorkshire
Population 687 (2011 census)[1]
OS grid reference TA008945
Civil parish Cloughton
District Scarborough
Shire county North Yorkshire
Region Yorkshire and the Humber
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Postcode district YO13
Police North Yorkshire
Fire North Yorkshire
Ambulance Yorkshire
EU Parliament Yorkshire and the Humber
UK Parliament Scarborough and Whitby
List of places

Coordinates: 54°20′10″N 0°27′02″W / 54.336100°N 0.450600°W / 54.336100; -0.450600

Cloughton (pronounced Cloh-tun) is a small village and civil parish in the Scarborough district of North Yorkshire, England. It is situated approximately 4 miles (6.4 km) north of Scarborough town centre.

The Blacksmiths Arms

It has a parish church and two pubs - the Blacksmiths Arms and the Red Lion. It is home to a large conference centre and hotel called Cober Hill. It has cricket and football pitches.

According to the 2011 UK census, Cloughton parish had a population of 687,[1] a reduction on the 2001 UK census figure of 711.[2] The parish council is Cloughton Parish Council.[3]

Craig White, Yorkshire cricketer, lives in Cloughton. It was also the home of the Reverend G P Taylor, author of Shadowmancer and Wormwood. Craig Hiley, Yorkshire Photographer, lives in Cloughton.


  1. ^ a b "Key Figures for 2011 Census: Key Statistics: Area: Cloughton CP (Parish)". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 7 February 2013. 
  2. ^ "2001 Census: Key Statistics: Parish Headcounts: Area: Cloughton CP (Parish)". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 6 July 2008. 
  3. ^ "Cloughton Parish Council". Cloughton Parish Council. Retrieved 18 November 2009. 

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