A mini-guide to Yorkshire Day events

A list of bbq’s, festivals, fun activites and more in honour of Yorkshire Day.

Here is a date for your diaries, the 1st of August is officially Yorkshire Day. Celebrate the history of the county and regional pride by joining in with one of our activities for the day. We think there will be something here for everyone.

 

OFFICIAL CELEBRATIONS Official civic celebrations for Yorkshire Day will take place in Whitby this year, so expect lots of crab sandwiches and street festivals galore. whitbytowncouncil.gov.uk ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- THE CHARITABLE EVENT  Leeds United Foundation is hosting an exclusive fundraising event to celebrate Yorkshire Day at Oulton Hall with a VIP barbecue lunch. leedsunited.com ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- THE NOVEL EVENT   The inaugural Great Yorkshire Pudding Challenge is a national cooking competition in search of the next groundbreaking Yorkshire pudding creation. thegrandyork.co.uk ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- LUXE IT UP  The Discover Yorkshire package at The Grange, York is a great way of soaking up the county with a four-and-a-half-hour tour with The Yorkshire Chauffeur Co. grangehotel.co.uk ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ALL THINGS YORKSHIRE York Maze, home to Europe's biggest maze promises a day to remember. Expect events including flat cap flinging, parking parkin, and Yorkshire pudding tossing.  yorkmaze.com ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- CELEBRATE LANDSCAPE  The National Park Centres in Aysgarth, Hawes, Grassington, Malham and Reeth will be offering local produce to try and a fiendish Yorkshire quiz. yorkshiredales.org.uk ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- QUINTESSENTIALLY YORKSHIRE Oulton Hall brings out the butlers to serve Yorkshire afternoon tea. Feast on Yorkshire Tea loaf served with Wensleydale cheese, Yorkshire ham and chutney. oultonhallhotel.co.uk ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- TASTE OF LUXURY  Yorkshire does spas pretty well, so celebrate by experiencing an award-winning spa. Rudding Spa's Escape Zone incorporates stunning images of Yorkshire.  ruddingpark.co.uk ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- STEAMING AHEAD  Jump on board North Yorkshire Moors Railway's Pullman Dining Train to feast on Yorkshire produce. Hop on the Pullman on August 2 to start the weekend fun. nymr.co.uk -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

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