There is ample car parking space available in front of the darkrooms.
Adjacent to the darkroom study area there are tea and coffee making facilities and a WC.
Stillington has two pubs: The White Bear, with traditional pub food and The Bay Tree with a more upmarket menu, and pizza take-away. In addition, there is a Bangladeshi tandoori restaurant (the Gulshan Tandoori), a fish and chip shop, post office and stores.
The market town of Easingwold, four miles away, offers a wide range of shops and services, including banks and a supermarket, as well as a weekly market on Friday mornings and a monthly Farmers market on Wednesday mornings.
Reliance bus service 40 runs every hour from York Exhibition Square to Easingwold via York Hospital, Sutton-on-the-Forest, Huby, Stillington and Crayke. From the bus stop in Stillington, Vale of York Darkrooms are a pleasant ten minute walk through the village, turning right at the Village Hall and heading out for approximately 500 yards on the road signposted to Farlington.