What to do in Yorkshire in Autumn?

For those who want to get out and about this Autumn, there’s plenty of family fun around. We’ve picked out some of the highlights on offer. 

Spilmans Pumpkin Festival 2022 – Church Farm, Sessay, YO7 3BN

Open weekends 1st/2nd and 8th/9th October and daily on 14th/15th/16th & 18th October. With over 125,000 pumpkins of all different sizes and colours to choose from, tractor rides, pumpkin sling shot, a carving tent and fairground rids, Spilmans is truly a fun family day out.

York Ghosts in the Garden – Museum Gardens, Museum St, York YO1 7FR

September 23rd – November 7th 2022

Why not take a trip to Yorks Museum Gardens this Halloween, to find ghostly shadows and capture the ethereal sculptures in their beautiful setting. Proven to be very popular with families and photographers, this year’s display promises to be bigger and better with the addition of even more ghosts than last year! There are twenty- five ghosts in all to find.

Van Gogh Alive – Regency Hall Yorkshire, 142 E Parade, Bradford BD1 5BP

Van Gogh Alive is coming to Bradford this autumn for its Yorkshire premiere. Experience the artist like never before in this multi-sensory experience at Regency Hall Yorkshire.

Buy tickets here.

Castle Howard, York YO60 7DA

There is always something exciting going on at Castle Howard with their ever-changing programme of events. Why not visit to enjoy
the spectacular Autumn colours at the home of some of the largest and rarest trees in England. Explore the 120 acres of beautiful foliage, wander around the halls of the beautiful home or take a picnic to enjoy the beautiful surroundings.

York Gate – Back Church Lane, Adel, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS16 8DW

York Gate is a Grade II national heritage garden, inspired by the Arts & Crafts movement. The garden was first opened in 1951, now widely recognised as one of the most innovative small gardens in the world.

Extend your visit by visiting the café, for some wholesome homemade food that reflects the seasons and promotes local produce or visit the gift shop for the perfect place to find something special for the home and garden.

Our residents love getting out and about into the local communities to see what activities are on offer. Explore more about our activities and wellbeing at Springfield Healthcare.

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