Category Archives: Tourism

Campaign Against 10 Cottam Wind Turbines

A CAMPAIGN has been launched to halt plans for a huge wind farm which residents say will blight one of the most remote and beautiful locations in the heart of the Yorkshire Wolds. It follows an application by RWE npower … Continue reading

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Yorkshire Wolds Treasures ‘as important as Stone Henge’

HISTORIC “at risk” treasures have been saved across the Yorkshire Wolds after archaeological features were hailed “as important as Stonehenge”. English Heritage has taken almost 100 of the region’s scheduled monuments off its At Risk Register, including ancient burial grounds, … Continue reading

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Why David Hockney’s not mad to have swapped an exclusive LA address for East Yorkshire

[adsenseyu1] By Laura Davis: ON SUNDAY, I risked the sharp elbows of fellow Aldi shoppers and the scratch-risking circumnavigation of the packed car park in order to buy a kite. Facilitated by an alert on my Aldi iPhone app (seriously … Continue reading

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Dale Farm Holidays

Welcome to Dale Farm Surrounded by peaceful countryside at the north eastern edge of the Yorkshire Wolds and a couple of miles from the lovely beach at Hunmanby Gap, our location can’t be beaten for exploring the best of Yorkshire. … Continue reading

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Sewerby Hall and Gardens

Sewerby Hall and Gardens Situated in a dramatic cliff-top position with spectacular views over Bridlington and set in 50 acres of early 19th Century parkland. Sewerby Hall and Gardens offers something for everyone from the magnificent award-winning gardens to the … Continue reading

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First Loco for the Yorkshire Wolds Railway

The Yorkshire Wolds Railway has taken delivery of its first locomotive at the site of its proposed Visitor Centre. The diesel-hydraulic shunter, purchased from a site near Doncaster, was delivered to the YWR site near Wetwang. The locomotive was built … Continue reading

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Award Winning Wines from the Wolds

[adsenseyu1] Set on south-facing slopes at the foot of the picturesque Yorkshire Wolds, Ryedale Vineyards is not only the most northerly commercial vineyard in England, it’s also the largest. Stuart and Elizabeth Smith planted at Westow, about seven miles from … Continue reading

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The land of Hockney and prize-winning fish and chips: Yorkshire is in a world of its own.

[adsenseyu1] The first place in the Yorkshire Wolds we set on the satnav (we took the arrow- straight Roman road route up through Lincolnshire, and over the Humber Bridge) was the address of, officially, Britain’s best chippy of 2011.  At … Continue reading

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Malton Dodger Bus Service

A BUS service accessing some of the most idyllic and remote parts of the Yorkshire Wolds is returning for a new season. On Easter Saturday, the seasonal Driffield Malton Dodger (Service 133) will begin operating between Driffield and Malton every Saturday, … Continue reading

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REYTA Award Winners 2013

Hull and East Yorkshire’s very own tourism “Oscars” culminated in a triumphant and glittering awards evening attended by more than 400 people at the Mercure Hull Grange Park Hotel in Willerby last night (Thursday, March 14). There were record entries … Continue reading

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Remarkable East Yorkshire Tourism Awards 2013 Finalists

[adsenseyu1] REYTA Remarkable Hotel Accommodation • Beverley Tickton Grange • Hallmark Hotel, North Ferriby • The Lowther, Goole • Holiday Inn, Hull Marina • Mercure Hull Grange Park Hotel, Willerby • De Vere Village Urban Resort, Priory Park, Hull Remarkable … Continue reading

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Local Businesses up for Tourism Award

A NUMBER of Bridlington businesses are hoping to taste success at the area’s premier tourism awards. The shorlists for the fourth annual remarkable East Yorkshire Tourism Awards feature a mixture of familiar faces and newcomers from the resort. And a … Continue reading

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Yorkshire Wolds Websites

[adsenseyu1] Food Yorkshire Wolds Cookery School Yorkshire Wolds Apple Juice Wolds Village   Tourism Visiting the Yorkshire Wolds   Cycle Yorkshire Wolds Yorkshire Wolds Railway   Yorkshire Wolds Cycle Challenge Art Yorkshire Wolds Art Gallery Wolds Village   Holiday Accommodation … Continue reading

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Raven Hill Holiday Farmhouse & Caravan Site

Nestling deep in the heart of the Yorkshire Wolds, this holiday Farmhouse enjoys a tranquil, private and secluded setting where visitors can enjoy far reaching countryside views and an abundance of birds and wildlife. Just 20 minutes from the coast … Continue reading

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Early David Hockney artworks to go on show at Cartwright Hall, Bradford

A new exhibition of works from the early stage of David Hockney’s career, bringing together items that have rarely been seen in public, is to open in Bradford next month. David Hockney: The Early Years will include the large oil painting … Continue reading

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Hockney Exhibition at Cartwright Hall in Bradford

Early art works from Bradford born David Hockney will be on display at Cartwright Hall in Bradford between Saturday, December 15th 2012 and Sunday, April 14th 2013. Prior to the exhibition an CartwrightHall will make an appeal to members of … Continue reading

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Yorkshire Wolds Railway gets Planning Permission for Visitor Centre

The East Riding of Yorkshire Council gave the Yorkshire Wolds Heritage Railway project the planning approval for the development of a visitor centre near to the location of the old Fimber railway station. Yorkshire Wolds Railway would like to reinstate … Continue reading

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Places to Visit in the Yorkshire Wolds

Sewerby Hall and Gardens Situated in a dramatic cliff-top position with spectacular views over Bridlington and set in 50 acres of early 19th Century parkland. Sewerby Hall and Gardens offers something for everyone from the magnificent award-winning gardens to the … Continue reading

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