Rawcliffe is a village and civil parish in the unitary authority of the City of York in North Yorkshire, England. It lies on the A19, a couple of miles north-west of York centre, between Skelton and Clifton Without.

According to the 2001 census the parish had a population of 5,407. Prior to 1996 it had been part of the Ryedale district.

The area is mainly residential but is known for its wildlife reservations that border the River Ouse which flows along its western border. Wildlife found in the area includes foxes, rabbits, and a variety of other fauna and flora.