Darrington is a thriving and sociable village which boasts 3 public houses, 2 hotels, a primary school, a communal field and playground, a village shop and even its own golf course .
The Spread at Darrington
The SPREAD at Darrington is the beating heart of the rural village of Darrington.
The Village Field
The Village Field, thanks to the fundraising and improvement efforts of the Field Committee boasts a good selection of modern play and outdoor gym equipment as well as a football pitch, and is well used and appreciated all year round.
The Village Shop
The much loved village shop provides residents with their daily essentials and children in the village can often be seen buying goodies on the way home from school.
The shop also offers residents the opportunity to catch up on the news with its regular supply of newspapers.
Darrington C.E. Primary School
Though many surrounding villages have lost the essential infrastructure which keeps a village alive, Darrington retains a vibrant social web with one of the most successful schools in the area.
The Darrington Hotel provides affordable food and accommodation, and has a well equipped children’s play area, and The Kyte Hotel run by The Gallimores provides good food, accommodation and a function suite for events.
Mid-Yorkshire Golf Club
The Mid-Yorkshire Golf Club is to the east side of the village. This is a top class club with an extensive club house and function suite for events.
The Reading Rooms
The Darrington Reading Rooms offers comfortable surroundings for meetings, presentations and parties. The Hall has excellent lighting and acoustics and will accommodate 40 seated at tables, more for presentations etc. There is a large presentation screen. The fully equipped kitchen boasts 2 ovens, 2 hobs, a large microwave, fridge, catering tea urn and there is central heating and toilets.
Suitable for children's parties with low seating and tables to seat 20. The reading room is available for private and public functions; Contact Mr Michael Britton on 01977 708205
On the southern outskirts of the parish is West Park Homes, a modern development of residential park homes set in a tranquil, rural location but close to the main road network.