Welcome to Visit Rufforth Places
The Walkfo guide to things to do & explore in Rufforth

Visit Rufforth PlacesVisit Rufforth places using Walkfo for free guided tours of the best Rufforth places to visit. A unique way to experience Rufforth’s places, Walkfo allows you to explore Rufforth as you would a museum or art gallery with audio guides.

Visiting Rufforth Walkfo Preview
Rufforth is a village in the unitary authority of the City of York in North Yorkshire. It lies about 4 miles (6.4 km) west of York. The village is mentioned in the Domesday Book and dates from Saxon times. The parish also includes the village of Knapton and the Trenchard Road Estate. When you visit Rufforth, Walkfo brings Rufforth places to life as you travel by foot, bike, bus or car with a mobile phone & headphones.


Rufforth Places Overview: History, Culture & Facts about Rufforth

Visit Rufforth – Walkfo’s stats for the places to visit

With 13 audio plaques & Rufforth places for you to explore in the Rufforth area, Walkfo is the world’s largest heritage & history digital plaque provider. The AI continually learns & refines facts about the best Rufforth places to visit from travel & tourism authorities (like Wikipedia), converting history into an interactive audio experience.

Rufforth history

Rufforth History photo

Rufforth was historically a parish in the West Riding of Yorkshire. In 1974 it was transferred to the Harrogate district in the new county of North Yorkshire. The first record of a mill at Rufforth goes back to 1671. The site remained in RAF hands until they finally departed in 1974.

Rufforth geography / climate

The soil is principally clay with a sandy ridge and a high water table. Roe Deer are resident in surrounding woodland and birds of prey such as Barn Owl, Little Owl, Tawny Owl and Buzzard are commonly seen. Sand Dyke Nature Reserve lies to the North West of the village.

Why visit Rufforth with Walkfo Travel Guide App?

Visit Rufforth PlacesYou can visit Rufforth places with Walkfo Rufforth to hear history at Rufforth’s places whilst walking around using the free digital tour app. Walkfo Rufforth has 13 places to visit in our interactive Rufforth map, with amazing history, culture & travel facts you can explore the same way you would at a museum or art gallery with information audio headset. With Walkfo, you can travel by foot, bike or bus throughout Rufforth, being in the moment, without digital distraction or limits to a specific walking route. Our historic audio walks, National Trust interactive audio experiences, digital tour guides for English Heritage locations are available at Rufforth places, with a AI tour guide to help you get the best from a visit to Rufforth & the surrounding areas.

“Curated content for millions of locations across the UK, with 13 audio facts unique to Rufforth places in an interactive Rufforth map you can explore.”

Walkfo: Visit Rufforth Places Map
13 tourist, history, culture & geography spots


  Rufforth historic spots

  Rufforth tourist destinations

  Rufforth plaques

  Rufforth geographic features

Walkfo Rufforth tourism map key: places to see & visit like National Trust sites, Blue Plaques, English Heritage locations & top tourist destinations in Rufforth


Best Rufforth places to visit

Rufforth has places to explore by foot, bike or bus. Below are a selection of the varied Rufforth’s destinations you can visit with additional content available at the Walkfo Rufforth’s information audio spots:

Rufforth photo Rufforth Circuit
Rufforth Circuit was built on the site of a World War II bomber base, RAF Rufforth, opened in 1942. The airfield remained in active service after the war, eventually closing in 1954. The circuit hosted Formula 2 and Formula Junior races between 1961-1978.


Visit Rufforth plaques

Rufforth Plaques 0
Rufforth has 0 physical plaques in tourist plaque schemes for you to explore via Walkfo Rufforth plaques audio map when visiting. Plaques like National Heritage’s “Blue Plaques” provide visual geo-markers to highlight points-of-interest at the places where they happened – and Walkfo’s AI has researched additional, deeper content when you visit Rufforth using the app. Experience the history of a location when Walkfo local tourist guide app triggers audio close to each Rufforth plaque. Currently No Physical Plaques.