Whitby 60s Festival, 8th – 10th June.
Don your best 60s outfits and head to the Whitby Pavilion Complex for a weekend of tribute acts and classic bands from the 1960s
Scarborough Open Air Theatre, various dates.
The fabulous Scarborough Open Air theatre is one of the best places around to catch a summer concert. Performances during June include Lionel Richie, Gary Barlow and Alfie Boe.
Robin Hood’s Bay Folk Weekend, 8th – 10th June.
Enjoy a free weekend of music in the pretty Yorkshire Coast village of Robin Hoods Bay. There’s acoustic performances, dance displays and singalongs.
York Races Summer Music Saturday, 30th June.
A Saturday at York that combines horse racing and the music of Paloma Faith. A great day out – especially if you can pick a winner or two!
Helmsley Walled Garden
Dogs on leads are welcome in all parts of the garden. The Vine House Café is also dog-friendly if you fancy a bite to eat during your visit.
The Yorkshire Arboretum
Located in the beautiful Howardian Hills is The Yorkshire Arboretum. This fabulous 120-acre tree garden is part of Castle Howard and includes peaceful lakes and tranquil parkland. We recommend exploring and just seeing what you can find!
Falling Foss Tea Garden.
The well-loved Falling Foss in the North York Moors is home to a waterfall, a selection of woodland and riverside walks (which doggies will love) along with a peaceful tea garden where you can get a bite to eat well-behaved dogs are available on leads.
York’s Chocolate Story
Who doesn’t love chocolate? York has a long history of chocolate making which you can learn more about at York’s Chocolate Story. You’ll find out how chocolate first came to York, how it is made and even get to sample some fabulous hand-made chocolates.
York Maze is open for summer each year (from July to September) and families can enjoy variety of shows, rides and attractions. The giant Maize Maze is one of the biggest in Europe. It’s created with a different theme each year. Previous themes have included Roald Dahl, Star Wars, Doctor Who and Yorkshire Legend.
National Railway Museum-: Free to visit
This is the largest railway museum in the UK where you can get up close to a range of trains and other railway memorabilia. Hunt various items around the museum with an interactive treasure hunters app and there’s also a variety of interactive science shows.
With a popular monthly food market, a twice-yearly food festival and an abundance of artisan suppliers and delis, this market town near York is well worth a look. Antonio Carluccio called Malton ‘Yorkshire’s Food Capital’ and we couldn’t agree more.
Malton Monthly Food Market
The Malton Monthly Food Market takes place on the second Saturday of each month (from 9am – 3pm) in and around the market square. With more than 35 specialist food producers to browse there’s also chef demonstrations and live music to enjoy. It’s a great chance to stock up on top quality Yorkshire ingredients from local artisan suppliers with everything from cheese to chocolate available.