Discover Burton Leonard

Burton Leonard is an attractive North Yorkshire village centred around a picturesque village green. Local facilities include a village store/post office, a pub, a village hall, church and play area.


Burton Leonard is conveniently located approximately 6 miles north of Harrogate and 4 miles south of Ripon. The nearest motorway junction is Junc 48 on the A1(M) which is just over 5 miles to the east, approximately 10 minutes drive by car. This makes it the ideal commuter village with easy access to nearly towns/cities.


The village boasts a primary school (Ofsted rated ‘outstanding’), as well as access to excellent secondary schools in Ripon and Harrogate including the highly regarded Ripon Grammar School.

Local Community

Burton Leonard enjoys a vibrant community with numerous sporting and community activities including including cricket, football, yoga and Pilates as well as a drama group, WI, Brownies and toddler group to name but a few.

Places to Visit

There are an array of historical and cultural sites available within easy reach of Burton Leonard, these include Fountains Abbey, Newby Hall, and RHS Harlow Carr. There are also many countryside walks around the village and surrounding area or within a short drive into the beautiful Yorkshire Dales.

Transport Links

Buses – The village has a regular bus to Knaresborough, Harrogate and Ripon.

Trains – The rail network is easily accessed from Knaresborough station, just over 4 miles away.

Airport – Leeds Bradford airport is 20 miles away

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