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A Summer of Fun in North Yorkshire & York - What's On



We absolutely love Yorkshire and spend quite a bit of time in this beautiful part of the world. I always get asked for ideas for things to do, so a while back I started to cover the North Yorkshire area. I have decided this year to do a Summer guide featuring some fab events and activities taking place across this gorgeous part of the world, ideal if you are visiting the area and looking for a few ideas.

If you have a family friendly event that you would like us to include in our guides please click HERE


For more great ideas, check us out on Facebook, Instagram or twitter


You can also advertise your business every Friday for free in our very popular Facebook Group. HERE




What's On


North Yorkshire Moors Railway

The Big 50 - A bucket list of activities to see and do - Throughout Summer

Tickets last a full year and Kids go free! Bargain!


Thorp Perrow

Family Fun Weekend - 5th, 6th August

National festival circus - 16th-20th August

Summer trail - Throughout Summer


Whitby Abbey - English Heritage

Dracula - Every weekend throughout Summer


Scarborough Castle - English Heritage

Knights Tournament 25th-27th July

Legendary Joust - 8th -10th August

Pirates! - 22nd -24th August


Nunnington Hall - National Trust

Let's Draw!- Throughout Summer

Seasonal Gardens Tour - Throughout Summer

Summer of play - throughout Summer



Brimham Rocks - National Trust

Guided walks - throughout Summer

Summer of play taster day - 25th July, 28th August

Various Taster days running throughout Summer


Fountains Abbey & Studley Gardens - National Trust & English Heritage

Sanctuary in play - Throughout Summer

Deer walks - Throughout Summer

Help the gardeners pond weed - 25th July

Family tours - Various dates


Beningbrough Hall - National Trust

Pop up book sale - Various dates

Yorkshire day - 1st August

Family crafts - running throughout August

Terrific Tansy Beetles - 9th August


Peasholm Park - Scarborough

Brass bands playing throughout summer

Daily boating throughout summer

Mini golf - throughout summer


Scarborough Sealife Centre

After hours with the mermaids - 28th July, 25th August


National Railway Museum

Road train - Running throughout Summer




Jorvik

The Jorvik Viking trail


Castle Howard

Summer Bat walk - 28th July


Monk Park farm

Farm Fest - 12th August


Butterwick Alpacas

Book an Alpaca walk


Mother Shipton's Cave

Pirates & Mermaids - Throughout Summer


Woldies Lavender & Nature farm

Trails

Adventure playground

Maze of games

Butterfly Hunt

Den building

Steam train

All throughout Summer



Yorkshire Arboretum

Dragonfly Walk 25th July, 1st August

Nature rangers day - plants & growing - 26th July

Willow Squirrel workshop - 28th July

Children's pond dipping - 1st August

Meet the trees - 8th August

Minibeast hunt - 15th August

Bat fest day - 19th August

Children's Nettle & Dock Workshop - 21st August

Looking after honey bees & other pollinators -26th August

Nature rangers day - The creatures in out environment - 31st August


Dalby Forest

Malton Sculpture festival - throughout Summer

The living forest theatre workshop - 1st/2nd August

Various trails

Gruffalo Trail

Zog Trail

Orienteering


York Maze

Re-opens for the Summer! New maize theme and new attractions. 2023 Theme is Tutankhamun!

Find out more


Flamingo Land

Daytime shows - Throughout Summer

Rides & Zoo are open


Catterick Racecourse

Go Racing Summer festival - 26th July

Salute our Heroes family day - 8th August

Family Sports day - 21st August


Richmondshire Museum

The magic of medieval music


Kiplin Hall

Peter pan - 24th August


Ripon Racecourse

Animals fancy dress family day - 7th August

Car show - 27th August

Find out more


Ripon Library

Lego Club- Various dates throughout


Thirsk Racecourse

Circus Family Day - 11th August


York Castle Museum

Summer of fun at the castle - Throughout Summer


Piglets Adventure Farm

Piglets Summer of Adventure - Throughout Summer




If you have a family friendly event that you would like us to include in our guides please click HERE


For more great ideas, check us out on Facebook, Instagram or twitter


You can also advertise your business every Friday for free in our very popular Facebook Group. HERE




Check out these other posts for more ideas

Spring walk ideas (Also nice during summer)

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