"Helgi's Open Land"
from the Old Norse personal name 'Helgi' and the Old English 'feld' meaning open, level ground
Hellifield is a village on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales National Park.
The village is sited on the main A65 road and has a station on the Leeds to Carlisle Railway.
In medieval times it seems that wolves hunted the area between Hellifield and Long Preston
During the 19th century, the railway revolution reached the village, which dramatically changed the growth
The village has an Inn, Cafés, Post Office, Village Store, Fish & Chip Shop and a Ladies & Gents Outfitters.
There are 25 listed buildings within the parish all of which are Grade II or II*.
In and Around Hellifield