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August events

Lights, Camera, Traction Film Trail

Join us this summer and try out our brand-new film trail. We’ve got literally tonnes of fun for you in the shape of our giant steam engines and hands-on family activities throughout the summer holidays and best of all KIDS GO FREE*... See more >
Park Street, Pickering YO18 7AJ
Sat 20 Jul to Sun 1 Sep

The Grange - Open Garden for NGS

The Grange - Open Garden for NGS Over four acres of wonderfully varied garden set in the grounds of Victorian house (not open) with mature trees and panoramic views towards The Gateway to the Dales. The garden has been restored and expanded by the owners over the past three decades... See more >
The Grange, Skipton BD23 3BU
Wed 24 Jul, Wed 14 Aug

Dippy Craft Fair Whitby

Dippy Designs Gifts & Events return again to the Pavilion with four dates in 2024!  Overlooking the sea this is a beautiful venue. A fabulous Craft & Gift Fair with 40-60 stalls. Free entry for visitors & dogs are welcome. Onsite cafe. See more >
Whitby Pavilion, West cliff Whitby YO21 3EN
Sat 3 Aug and Sun 4 Aug

Coverham Abbey - Open Garden for NGS

Coverham Abbey - Open Garden for NGS Stunning gardens set in the heart of tranquil Coverdale. Within the grounds of C13 Premonstratensian Abbey ruins, a large intricate knot garden, mixed borders, parterre and yew rondel with rose arches. Some new areas being developed. Wildflower meadow at front of house. See more >
Coverham Abbey, Leyburn DL8 4RL
Sat 3 Aug

Coffee Morning

Coffee Morning Saturday 3rd August from 10am Normanby Methodist Church Cake Stall, Book Stall, DVD’s & CD’s, Jigsaws, Bits & Bob’s Stall, Raffle to name a few. Entry £1.50 which includes tea/coffee & treat Come meet old friends & meet some new ones, all are welcome. See more >
Normanby Methodist Church Corner of Cleveland Street and Patten Street, Normanby TS6 0LW
Sat 3 Aug

Run the York 10K in support of your local Hospice

The York 10K is one of Yorkshire’s most popular and beautiful city runs. The flat and fast course is perfect for all levels of runners - from beginners to those chasing a personal best... See more >
York Racecourse, Racecourse Road, Knavesmire Road, York YO23 1EX
Sun 4 Aug

Harrogate MG 2024 & MGOC Northern National

One of largest MG show in the North. MG Concours & Condition classes. All classics welcome. Trade stalls, refreshments & fun dog show. See more >
Bewerley Park Pateley Bridge HG3 5HQ
Sun 4 Aug

Greencroft - Open Garden for NGS

Greencroft - Open Garden for NGS ½ acre country garden with long herbaceous borders packed with colourful late summer perennials, annuals and exotics. Circular garden with views through to large wildlife pond and surrounding countryside. Ornamental features inc gazebo, temple pavilions, formal pool, stone wall with mullions, gate to pergola and a water cascade. See more >
Greencroft, Ripon HG4 3LS
Sun 4 Aug

Westborough Summer Concert

The tenth Concert out of fifteen promises something different and special. The advert claims we shall not be disappointed See more >
Westborough Methodist Church Westborough Scarborough YO11 1TS
Mon 5 Aug

Hilarity Bites Comedy Club feat. Silky & Alex Hylton

Hilarity Bites Comedy Club feat. Silky & Alex Hylton Coming to Hilarity Bites at Ripon Arts Hub on August 6th 2024: Hilarity Bites Comedy Club feat. Silky, Alex Hylton, and host John Scott Show details: Silky - “...a very, very funny fella... just brilliant” - John Bishop. “One of the comedy circuit’s most popular headliners..... See more >
Ripon Arts Hub, 49a Allhallowgate , Ripon HG4 1LQ
Tue 6 Aug

Jervaulx Hall - Open Garden for NGS

Jervaulx Hall - Open Garden for NGS Eight acre garden adjacent to ruins of Jervaulx Abbey and inc Abbey Mill ruins with views of River Ure. Mixed borders and beds, croquet lawn, parterre, glasshouse. A small vegetable garden and fernery. Magnificent older trees and woodland areas with choice trees and shrubs planted in last seven years, inc magnolia, acer, Sorbus and Betula... See more >
Jervaulx Hall, Ripon HG4 4PH
Wed 7 Aug

Mansion Cottage - Open Garden for NGS

Mansion Cottage - Open Garden for NGS A truly hidden, private and secret garden with exuberant, packed, vibrant borders. Visitors book says a veritable oasis, the garden is inspirational, with a surprise around every corner. See more >
Mansion Cottage, Bridlington YO15 1HW
Sat 10 Aug and Sun 11 Aug

Westborough Summer Concert

Concert eleven see A Cappella entertaining See more >
Westborough Methodist Church Westborough Scarborough YO11 1TS
Mon 12 Aug

Watercolour Workshop

Embark on a journey of artistic exploration with watercolour artist Richard Burton, in collaboration with the North Yorks Arts School. Join us for an immersive experience where you'll delve deep into the captivating world of landscapes and watercolours... See more >
19 Main Street, Buckton YO15 1HU
Tue 13 Aug

Monster Stunts Show - Scarborough

Monster Stunts Show - Scarborough Are you looking for a monster mashing, high octane family friendly stunt show, then look no more the OMG Stunt Show presents Monster Stunts LIVE show!... See more >
Redcliffe Lane YO11 3NT
Thu 15 Aug
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Things to do around North Yorkshire

North Yorkshire offers a plethora of delightful activities for a memorable day out. Whether you're a local or a visitor, here are some fantastic options to explore:

1. Climb Brimham Rocks:
- Located just outside the small city of Ripon in the Yorkshire Dales, Brimham Rocks is a geological wonder. These massive rock formations were shaped by a river long before dinosaurs roamed the Earth. Today, you can climb, hike, do yoga, and even take photography classes amidst these unique formations. Don't miss the locally loved Yorkshire Dales ice cream from the kiosk.

2. Flamingo Land:
- Not far from beautiful York, Flamingo Land combines the best of both worlds: a theme park and a zoo. Spend half your day on thrilling rollercoasters, ghost trains, and teacups. Then transition to the animal exhibits, including lion enclosures, giraffe parks, and reptile centers. There are also cable cars, sea lion shows, and opportunities to meet meerkats or feed giraffes. Arrive early to make the most of this exciting attraction.

3. National Railway Museum:
- Located in York, this museum houses iconic locomotives and an unrivaled collection of railway history. Admission is free, making it a great educational and family-friendly outing.

4. York Minster:
- Dating back to medieval times, York Minster is a splendid Church of England cathedral. Explore its stunning architecture and learn about its rich history.

5. Stockeld Park:
- Enjoy outdoor adventures at Stockeld Park, which offers activities like solving detective mysteries, pumpkin picking, and exploring beautiful gardens.

Remember to plan ahead and check opening hours for these attractions. Whether you're fascinated by geology, wildlife, or history, North Yorkshire has something special for everyone!