Stape

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Stape
Stape is located in North Yorkshire
Stape
Stape
Stape shown within North Yorkshire
OS grid reference SE793932
Civil parish
  • Stape
District
Shire county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town PICKERING
Postcode district YO18
Police North Yorkshire
Fire North Yorkshire
Ambulance Yorkshire
EU Parliament Yorkshire and the Humber
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Yorkshire
54°19′42″N 0°46′55″W / 54.328400°N 0.781900°W / 54.328400; -0.781900Coordinates: 54°19′42″N 0°46′55″W / 54.328400°N 0.781900°W / 54.328400; -0.781900

Stape is a hamlet and civil parish in the Ryedale district of North Yorkshire, England. At the 2011 Census the population was less than 100. Details are included in the civil parish of Cropton. It is in the North York Moors National Park, 7 – 8 miles north of Pickering. There is an activity centre, known as the Ken Ather Outdoor Centre, built for use by pupils of the village until closed by the as then North Riding Education Authority. It is now run by the Joseph Rowntree Trust and often used by Joseph Rowntree School, New Earswick, York.

The Ken Ather Outdoor Centre, Stape, formerly a school