The desirable village of Yarwell sits in an elevated position over-looking the Nene Valley. The village evolved around a farming community. There is a public house.
The villages of Wansford and Nassington are each within a mile of Yarwell and contain a few useful shops and post offices.
The market towns of Oundle and Stamford are with easy driving distance. Peterborough lies about 9 miles to the East and offers extensive shopping and leisure facilities as well as main line rail travel (King's Cross 50 mins).
Yarwell is in the primary school catchment for Nassington Primary and the catchment for the Middle School in King's Cliffe and Prince William School in Oundle.