Ruswarp is a village within the Scarborough borough of North Yorkshire, England. It lies around 1.8 miles (2.9 km) from Whitby, at the junction of the B1410 and B1416 roads, on the River Esk and the Esk Valley Line, with trains stopping at Ruswarp railway station. Bus services also connect the town to the surrounding area. The village is served by local shops. There is a pub, the Bridge Inn and a Church, the Ruswarp Church of St. Bartholomew. Primary education is catered for by a local Church of England primary school. The village also boasts one of the area’s most popular tourist attractions, Esk Leisure, which consists of Mini Monsterz Indoor Play with pottery painting and laser tag. Also at Esk Leisure is Outdoor Laser Combat and a Farm Park which once was a 9 hole pitch & Put which closed in October 2009.

The village lies on the national hiking trail the Esk Valley Walk.