What to do in Yorkshire in Spring?
Located in some of Yorkshire’s most beautiful neighbourhoods, each of our homes are walking distance from eateries, museums and famous landmarks. Here’s some suggestions on where to go this Spring.
A day at the Races – Beverley Racecourse
Starting the season with the opening event on 19th April 2023, Beverley Racecourse is a famous horse racing venue. Choose from one of three enclosures depending on the atmosphere you’re looking for. A great for a day out for the whole family or with friends.
Buy tickets at https://beverley-racecourse.co.uk/
Wild Plum, Harrogate
One of the most visited food destinations in Harrogate, the Wild Plum offers delicious, artistic food with a warm and friendly atmosphere. Head chef, Bethany, uses the finest Yorkshire ingredients to create tasty and exquisitely presented food. Choose from pancakes, waffles to breakfast quesadillas and toasties or opt for a delicious homemade cake from the counter.
Dark Skies Festival, North York Moors National Park
Discover, learn and enjoy the dark nights with a by participating in a variety of activities between 10th – 26th February at the Dark Skies Festival. From night runs, canoeing, navigation, astrophotography workshops, stargazing safaris, children’s daytime trails, art workshops and mindful experiences, there’s something for everyone.
Find out more at www.darkskiesnationalparks.org.uk
Pottery Painting and Donuts at Doe Bakehouse, Layerthorpe, York
Doe Bakehouse combines an imaginative paint -a-pot studio with a delicious cafe and bakery, serving fresh donuts daily. Pick from their pottery options and spend some time making it your own.
Find out more www.doefoods.com
Cottage Road Cinema, Headlingley, Leeds
Dating back to 1912, Cottage Road cinema is one of the oldest pictures houses in the UK. Choose from a selection of current releases or soak up some classics whilst keeping the traditional cinema experience alive.
Book tickets at www.cottageroad.co.uk/
Leeds Art Gallery
Discover modern and contemporary British art at Leeds Art Gallery, with collections and exhibitions that change. Frequently. If you’re looking for something fun and creative, they run a craft session every Friday, which is inspired by the exhibitions running that month (adults only). Accessible by wheelchair users.
The Headrow, Leeds, LS1 3AA
Kirkstall Abbey Markets
Every last weekend of the month, there are a wide selection of stalls with baked goods, chutneys, sweets etc… as well as crafts from local makers. Its set in the beautiful Abbey which is a lovely place to visit and to walk around the grounds. There is parking right across the road and paths to walk around the abbey.
Kirkstall Abbey, Abbey Rd, Kirkstall, Leeds LS5 3EH
The Tetley, Leeds
Located very near to the city centre, this contemporary art gallery offers amazing art exhibitions and workshops. Take a look at their website to find out more about their upcoming events.