About the Village

Appleton Wiske is a small village which lies some 10 miles north of Northallerton and dates from Saxon times. The path of a Roman road runs close to the village and Appleton has always marked an important crossing of the River Wiske, from which it takes its name.

The Parish has an electoral roll of 390 people who live in 190 houses and farms. Roughly 85% of the population live within the village boundary.

Appleton Wiske -Village Aerial Photo
Appleton Wiske -Village Aerial Photo


Although now largely a commuter village for Northallerton, Darlington and Teesside, Appleton Wiske still remains an agricultural village with many farms within its parish boundaries.

Community Spirit

The village has always been known for its community spirit, with the villagers being responsible for the development of a village hall, the acquisition of a communal minibus, a recreation field with a children’s play area, a skateboard park and many other projects.


There is a wide range of properties within the village ranging from the older cottages through to a modern housing estate and including privately owned houses, housing association properties and sheltered accommodation for the elderly.

Village Map

Appleton Wiske - Village Map
Appleton Wiske – Village Map

Village Welcome Pack

You can download the Village Welcome Pack using the link below.

Welcome Booklet 2019