Harome is a small village and civil parish in the Ryedale district of North Yorkshire, England, around 2 miles south-east of the market town of Helmsley, and 24 miles north-east of York. The village has a population of 261 people according to the 2011 UK census, and a total land area of 9,539 sq metres. It is situated to the east of the River Riccal. The village has 109 households, with agriculture and retail trade being the two main employers for the residents. The name Harome simply means rocks/stones, and translates from old English meaning a heap of stones.