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Art & Yorkshire

Yorkshire offers a stunning and varied landscape which has long been a popular draw for artists of all kinds. From the Dales to the coast, from waterfalls and rushing rivers to the expansive moors, this is picture-perfect countryside at its best. Whether you’re an artist or an art lover, there’s plenty for you to see [...]

Posted in Events on April 10, 2014

Looking for an Easter Getaway? Visit North Yorkshire

  The Easter holidays are fast approaching and every parent knows that it is important to find things to do to entertain the kids, lucky for you North Yorkshire and the surrounding areas are brimming with Easter activities that are fit for all the family. If you’re looking for an exciting Easter holiday, then don’t [...]

Posted in Events, General Interest, North Yorkshire Moors on February 21, 2014

Cumbria Open Art Studios

C-Art Open Studios is Cumbria’s biggest visual arts event, coordinated by Eden Arts, that takes place across the Lake District and Cumbria every year celebrating the breadth of contemporary and traditional visual art, craft and design to be found in the Lake District and across Cumbria. For two weeks in September, artists, designers and independent [...]

Posted in Events, General Interest on July 31, 2013

Bowes Museum Masterpiece

A 17th century painting locked away in a store at The Bowes Museum gathering dust for decades has been identified as an original Van Dyck masterpiece worth £1 million – one of the most fashionable and expensive artists of his day.

Posted in Events, General Interest on April 13, 2013

Tour De France – Grand Depart!

Yorkshire is confident that the cyclists in the Grand Départ of the 2013 Tour de France will be challenged by the roads throughout our spectacular scenery as they wend their way through many of our historic cities – York, Leeds, Ripon and Sheffield to name but a few .

Posted in Events, General Interest, Outdoor Activities on March 7, 2013

Autumn Half-Term Fun at Newby Hall and Gardens

We hear there’s lots of scary goings-on at Newby Hall, Ripon, at the end of October!  For 2012 only, the gardens, adventure garden, railway, restaurant and shop will be open at weekends in October and also for the whole of Autumn half-term (27th Oct – 4th Nov). Join them for some spooky Halloween fun for [...]

Posted in Events, General Interest on October 25, 2012

Skipton Yuletide Festival

This is one of Skipton’s major annual events, taking place on the 4th and 11th December and such a popular venue for everyone wanting to get into the Christmas spirit!

Posted in Events, General Interest on November 21, 2011

Merry Christmas!

Looking forward to all the Yuletide festivities?  We’re looking forward to a day at Grassington – the Dickensian Festival is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, proof in itself as to how successful and popular this event is!

Posted in Events, General Interest on November 15, 2011

Things to do in the Yorkshire Dales

There’s an amazing abundance of activities and attractions in the Yorkshire Dales, too much to see in one holiday and you’ll want to come back time and time again to this wonderful, scenic region. We’ve spent many years travelling around the Dales and in this blog we’ll mention a few of them and where possible [...]

Posted in Events, General Interest, Outdoor Activities on July 25, 2011

Skipton Castle, Skipton, Yorkshire Dales

Skipton Castle is more than just a castle – it’s one of the most complete and well preserved medieval castles in England and the venue for a host of events throughout the year.  

Posted in Events, General Interest on June 20, 2011