Yorkshire Warrior Obstacle Race – Ripley Castle


This fun event has gained an incredible following since starting back in 2013. Teams and individuals travel from all over the uk to take on the epic obstacle races. For more info or to reserve your place see: www.yorkshirewarrior.com

Yorkshire Flea – Skipton Auction Mart

9th April/ 23rd July
22nd October
9 – 4pm

50 – 80 stands of antiques, vintage, industrial salvage, mid century furniture and housewares, collectables and curios from the 18th – 20th century.

Grassington Festival


This is an annual multi arts and music festival that has been providing a lively and enriching cultural experience to all for 40 years with its combination of performances, visual arts & live music. Programme announcements coming soon please visit: www.grassington-festival.org.uk

Settle Flower Pot Festival

15th July – 3rd September 2023

Settle Flower pot festival guaranteed to make you smile! Over 150 flower pot creations on display throughout the town. Three different flower pot trails and quizzes available. All for £2!!

The Great Yorkshire Show – Great Yorkshire Showground

11th -14th July 2023

An iconic 4 day event and one of the biggest agricultural events in the English calendar featuring displays & demonstrations in the countryside arena, art show, cookery theatre, shopping, show jumping competition, flowers & horticulture, poultry, working terriers and lots more…..

Masham Steam Engine & Fair Organ Rally

15th & 16th July 2023

A fabulous celebration with over 800 entries, Something for everyone with children’s entertainers, stalls, fair, cookery theatre, displays, arena entertainment and much more.

The Yorkshire Dales Food & Drink Festival

22nd – 23rd July 2022

With live celebrity demos by The Hairy Bikers and James Martin, fabulous workshops and masterclasses, a vintage funfair, crafting demonstrations, lots of fun activities, tasting sessions, hundreds of exhibitors and some of the best street food the uk has to offer! yorkshiredalesfoodanddrinkfestival.com

Arncliffe Fete

Sat 12th August 2023

With fell races, stalls, children’s races, Strongman competition, dog show, fancy dress, hot dogs and refreshments – a great day out for all the family

Malham Show

Sat 26th August 2023

Held annually in the heart of beautiful Malhamdale in the Yorkshire Dales, under the shadow of Malham Cove this traditional agricultural country show has been taking place for over 100 years. www.malhamshow.co.uk

Kilnsey Show

Tues 29th August 2023

A great family day out, Kilnsey Show offers an enjoyable taste of life in the countryside.

Kilnsey Show first took place 1897 – Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee year. It’s keynote aim –as today – is to promote and showcase life and farming in the Yorkshire Dales, notably the breeding of livestock, along with crafts and rural traditions.

Harrogate Food and Drink Festival

24 – 25th June 2023

The Harrogate Food and Drink Festival will return to Ripley Castle bringing a huge selection of the best food, drink, performing arts and talented chefs in the area.

Harrogate Flower Show

15th- 17th September 2023

This will be held at the fabulous new venue, Newby Hall & Gardens. Lose yourself in a sea of over 5,000 beautiful autumn flowers in Britain’s biggest exhibition by specialist gardening groups.

1940’s weekend – Grassington

16th-17th September 2023

Grassington lends itself to the 1940’s era and what better stage could there be to join what we hope will be an amazing gathering of some of the best examples of vintage military and civilian vehicles in the north of England.


23rd – 24th September 2023

A creative festival celebrating all things woolly and wonderful. Yarndale plays host to an impressive selection of talented and passionate exhibitors. This award winning festival brings together over 180 makers, craft worker, retailers and artisans in the picturesque market town of Skipton.

Christmas Markets


many beautiful local villages & towns (Grassington, Otley, Skipton, Harrogate, York host their own festive markets – please check online for dates and times

Polor Express Train ride – Wensleydale


Your journey begins just like the 2004 motion picture where the polar express will pick you up and take you to the north Pole- Where you will have the chance to meet many characters from the film and the main man of course Father Christmas!

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any queries or would like more information.

Thank you.