Welcome to Womersley Parish Council Website


Stage 1 The Heritage Stage will start in Doncaster finishing in Selby on Thursday 2nd May a total of 178km.

The Tour de Yorkshire Roadshow is to be held The Courtyard Tea Rooms, Park Lane, Womersley, DN6 9BH on Wednesday  6th February 2019 from 17.45 to 20.15.  Registration will be at 5.45 and the event will start promptly at 6pm.

Businesses and residents are being invited to this roadshow delivered by Welcome to Yorkshire is a great opportunity to come along and find out more about that is happening acress the region during the Tour.

For more information please go to  https://letour.yorkshire.com/tour-de-yorkshire-2019/ 



The Parish Council is submitting an application to NYCC for permission to construct a new vehicular crossing which will allow access to a car park for users of the play area or playing field.


Please see attached sketch plan. If you have any queries please contact the parish clerk or any members of the Council. 



The Notices of Election for both the District and Parish Elections will be published on Monday 18 March 2019. Nomination forms can not be accepted until the Notice of Election has been published.


The deadline for submission of nomination papers for both the District and Parish elections is 4pm on Wednesday 3 April 2019. Nomination papers can be delivered to Democratic Services between 10am and 4pm at the Council Offices in Selby.

The deadline to register to vote for these elections is Friday 12 April 2019. More information about registering to vote can be found here: www.gov.uk/register-to-vote

The deadline to apply to vote by post, or make changes to an existing postal vote, is 5pm on Monday 15 April 2019.

The deadline to apply to vote by proxy or make changes to an existing proxy vote, is 5pm on Wednesday 24 April 2019.

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Due to the closure of the Village Hall for the foreseeable future all meetings will be held in The Courtyard, Womersley.

All members of the press and public are welcome to attend.

The meetings will start at 7pm and are generally held on the last Monday on the month unless there is a public holiday.

Therefore, the next meetings (2019) 7th January, 28th January, 25th February, 25th March and the Annual Parish Meeting and the Annual Council Meeting on the 20th May. There will be no meeting in April.

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Womersley Park

Womersley is a lovely village in Selby District in the county of Yorkshire. It is 6 miles from Pontefract, 11 miles from Selby, and 14 miles from Doncaster and has a population of approximately 500 people according to the 2011 census.

Womersley War Memorial

Walkers can enjoy a delightful a circular walk of about 7.5 miles in the pleasant countryside to the south of Womersley, encompassing the small villages of the Smeatons and Waldon Stubbs. Which is the southernmost tip of North Yorkshire and easy accessable from South and West Yorkshire. Click here for the pdf.

There are several places to visit along the route starting on the main street, a slight deviation to the walk takes you to the Blue Lagoon Diving & Leisure, once back on the footpath visit Little Smeaton and Kirk Smeaton and Waldon Stubbs. Once back in Womersley visit the lovely

double-spout pump

Church of St. Martins and the Courtyard Tea Room.

The Parish Council owns a play area with play equipment and a play field just off Cow Lane on the Main Street.

On the Main Street there is an interesting double-spout pump with a compound handle, which may date back to 1842.

In the Churchyard is the Womersley War Memorial.