Scarcroft Tourism

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Scarcroft is an upmarket village and civil parish 6 miles (10 km) north east of Leeds city centre in the City of Leeds metropolitan borough, West Yorkshire, England. The village lies on the main A58 road between Leeds and Wetherby. Scarcroft has a LS14 postcode and two of the most expensive streets in Yorkshire and the Humber - Ling Lane and Bracken Park. It has a population of 1,153 increasing to 1,194 at the 2011 Census. The village of Bardsey is further 1 mile (2 km) eastwards on the A58 towards Wetherby. The Scarcroft Watermill was built in 1810 to grind corn. There is one pub in Scarcroft, the New Inn, established in 1852. It was at one time called The Bracken Fox but reverted to its former name in 2011. The village's shop and post office have closed. The closest local shops are in Bardsey, Shadwell and Whinmoor. The closest supermarkets are Tesco in Seacroft and Morrisons in Wetherby. Scarcroft is also renowned for having among the most expensive streets in Leeds; Bracken Park - recently revealed as the most expensive - and Ling Lane, regularly appearing in top ten lists.


This warm abode of Scarcroft is a delightful place to visit in United Kingdom. The nearest major city to Scarcroft is Manchester. Manchester, is a worth visiting city owing to its prime attractions like Museum Of Science And Industry, The Lowry, The Village. To explore Scarcroft, set aside 1 to 2 number of your days. You'll be coming back for more!

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Facts and Stats for Scarcroft*

  • Pollution Statistics in Scarcroft

    Know the pollution level of Scarcroft before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 42.86 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 17.31 (Very Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 41.07 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 40.28 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 31.67 (Low)
  • Scarcroft: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Scarcroft for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Scarcroft.

    • Burglary and Theft 45.56 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 35.23 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 36.36 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 23.26 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 31.25 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 48.89 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 36.67 (Low)
    • Drug offense 51.67 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 80 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 53.41 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 42.78 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 26.14 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 48.33 (Moderate)
  • Living in Scarcroft - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Scarcroft is 175.6 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 60.1 (High)
    • Climate Index 84.82 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 44.57 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 32.25 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 75.14 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 80.85 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 6.04 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 110.81 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Scarcroft

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Scarcroft

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.12 USD
    • International Movie per seat 13.88 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 45.63 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 80.33 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 81.81 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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