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Driffield also known as the “capital of the Wolds” is a market town in the East Yorkshire, England. It is 14 miles by car and takes approximately 25 minutes to drive from Bridlington centre. Driffield and the village of Little Driffield are now joined. Named the Capital of the Wolds, mainly through virtue of its favourable location between Bridlington, Beverley and York.

On the Yorkshire Wolds at the start of the Driffield Navigation Canal, very near to the source of the River Hull.

The town lies on the A614, A166 and B1249, and can be reached by railway on the Bridlington to Hull railway line.

Little Driffield is where King Aldfrith of Northumbria is reported to be buried, and the town is also very close to the villages of Nafferton, Hutton Cranswick and Wansford.

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