The district extends north from a boundary near Skipton, with West Yorkshire to the southeast, Lancashire to the west, and Cumbria to the northwest.
The area covers 117,876 hectares (15% of North Yorkshire), and it has a population of 55,400, giving it a population density of 44 people per square kilometre, being in the top ten lowest population density councils in England . (UK average 245 people per sq km).
Each year Craven District Council produces an Annual Report, which sets out all the services we provide, the major events of the year, and where exactly your council tax is spent.
To download the most recent Annual Reports please use the links below.