Category Archives: Yorkshire Dales Events

Find out what’s going on in the Yorkshire Dales and what’s worth a visit while you’re in the area.

11 November 2014

Fountains Abbey & Studley Royal – 2015

Temple of Piety at Fountains Abbey & Studley Royal, credit Andrew Butler

 Something out of the extraordinary will be happening in the follies at Fountains Abbey & Studley Royal near Ripon, during May to November 2015. It was very fashionable to have follies in one’s garden In the 18th Century. Garden designers of the day used these rather whimsical buildings or structures to draw attention to a most carefully […]

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28 October 2014

Hallowe’en Story Trains on Track at NY Moors Railway


 The witches of Yorkshire are perhaps more used to travelling by broomstick, but this Halloween,they’ll be relying on a rather more traditional means of transport as they step aboard the North Yorkshire Moors Railway for the two Halloween Story Trains! These very special services will be departing from Pickering Station, and a magical crew will be […]

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22 October 2014

Country Living Magazine Christmas Fair

CLF Harrogate exhibitors 2014

 November 2014 sees the return of the Country Living Magazine Christmas Fair to North Yorkshire and welcomes the highest number of Yorkshire-based exhibitors in Harrogate’s leg of the Fair’s three year history. Held on 27th to 30th November 2014, this popular festive shopping event is taking over the Harrogate International Centre, with over 300 exhibitors. Stalls include: […]

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16 October 2014

Autumn & Christmas Events at Lightwater Valley

Frightwater Valley logo 2012

 HALLOWE’EN SPOOKTACULAR: Fri 31 October to Sun 2 November: 10am – 6.30pm    Join us for the fifth renewal of our annual Hallowe’en Spooktacular as a cloak of supernatural delight shrouds the theme park. All manner of creepy ghouls and beasties lurk within the Valley, so tread scarefully as we celebrate shocktober in style with mini, mega […]

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18 July 2014

Masham Steam & Fair Organ Rally


   Come along and celebrate the best of Britain’s fine Industrial Heritage at the 49th Masham Steam Engine & Fair Organ Rally this weekend – Saturday 19 & Sunday 20 July 2014. On show there will be Steam Engines, Fair Organs, Veteran Vehicles, displays of Heavy Horses and Drays plus Fairground, stalls and many crafts. […]

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9 July 2014

Feast and Beast Movement Festival – A First for Yorkshire


 From “Oo la la” to “Ee bah gum”! Now that the Tour De France has moved on this is a great opportunity to build on the excitement that has engulfed Yorkshire over the last few days. Spectators have been impressed by what Yorkshire has to offer, so let’s give them something else to rave about. […]

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2 June 2014

Frightwater Valley – Hallowe’en Spooktacular


  Visit Lightwater Valley for this popular event – being the 5th Hallowe’en Spooktacular. As a cloak of supernatural delight shrouds the Theme Park, all manner of strange and creepy ghouls and beasts lurk all around, so ensure you tread ‘scarefully’  as Shocktober is celebrated in horrific, ghoulish style. Be warned!!! Ultimate scares for all […]

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Ultimate Fireworks at Lightwater Valley

 Start your half term October holidays with a “BANG!” at Lightwater Valley to light up your holiday. Experience a thrilling cocktail of insane explosions that will be certain to light up the valley. Time: to be arranged (probably around 5.30pm) – please check the website for further information.  

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Super Hero Saturday & Ultimate Plunge


 SUPER HERO SATURDAY Join us at Lightwater Valley on Saturday 28 June  as we attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the largest gathering of Super Heroes – all in one place! Pull on that lycra, wear your cape with pride and remember for those brave enough to wear their outfit in public – […]

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Lightwater Valley – Pirates & Princesses

 Come and join us for two weekends of swashbuckling antics. We’re offering HALF PRICE* Theme Park Entry to all those who turn up in pirate or princess costume (and this includes the parents too!!!). Throw yourselves into swashbuckling dress-swishing action and enjoy all the fun. *Half price entry is for only £14.00 based on our […]

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