Bishop Wilton is a small picturesque village in the East Riding of Yorkshire situated approximately 4 miles (6 km) north of Pocklington and 6 miles (10 km) east of Stamford Bridge.

The civil parish is formed by the village of Bishop Wilton, Gowthorpe and Youlthorpe. Just north of the village is Garrowby Hill which is 807 feet (246 m) above sea level, and is the highest point on the Yorkshire Wolds.

Through the centre of Bishop Wilton is a large green which has a beck running through it. The open grass verges serve as a habitat for endangered wildlife including water voles, toads and newts.

The village has a local shop, primary school, village hall, an art gallery with screen printing workshop, and the Fleece Inn public house.

St Edith's, the medieval Church of England Parish Church is dedicated to Edith of Wilton. The church was restored in 1858–59 and was designated a Grade I listed building in January 1967.

Around the village there are walks on the Wolds with views across the Vale of York. Please see the detailed parish map for all walks. 

Detailed parish map.