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Pickering

Pickering is Yorkshire’s time-travelling capital, home to the world-famous North Yorkshire Moors Railway, with its iconic 24-mile steam trains journey, and ‘Harry Potter’ train station, ‘Hogsmeade’.
 
An annual highlight is the Pickering Wartime Weekend in October, where the entire town turns the clock back to the 1940s in the largest festival of its kind in Britain. There’s also living history museum Beck Isle Museum, the towering ruins of Pickering Castle (English Heritage), and in the local church are magnificent wall paintings considered to be a masterpiece of European medieval art. Not surprisingly, Pickering’s shopping experience has a distinctly vintage flavour, including the North’s premier Antique Centre, and tea-rooms specialising in traditional recipes.

With the North York Moors and Dalby Forest on the doorstep, Pickering is also a great base for outdoor adventure with shops, bike hire, and some of the region’s leading guides and adventure experts including Forest Holidays, Trailblazer and Gone Mountain Biking.

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What's on near Pickering

2019 Pullman Dining Services Now Available!

NYMR - Afternoon Tea

Pickering (0 miles, 0 km)

Tue 12 Feb - Sat 31 Aug 2019

We are very pleased to announce that our 2019 Pullman Dining Services are now available. Due to the popularity of our dining trains, advance booking is essential. To avoid disappointment book online at nymr.co.uk/pullman

2019 Pullman Dining Services Now Available!

NYMR - Pullman Dining Services Now Available!

Pickering (0 miles, 0 km)

Tue 12 Feb - Sat 31 Aug 2019

We are very pleased to announce that our 2019 Pullman Dining Services are now available. Due to the popularity of our dining trains, advance booking is essential. To avoid disappointment book online at nymr.co.uk/pullman

Forestry 100 Running at Dalby Forest

Forestry 100 Running 10k

Pickering (4 miles, 7 km)

Sun 19 May 2019

Set across 16 beautiful forest locations, the Forestry 100 Running series allows you to experience the freedom, fresh air and scenery of running in the nation’s forests.

Royal Corps of Signals Reunion Day

Royal Corps of Signals Reunion Day

Malton (7 miles, 11 km)

Sun 19 May 2019

Reunion event in its third year for all members, past and present, of the Royal Corps of Signals.

Walking in the Footsteps

Walking in the Footsteps of Capability Brown

Malton (7 miles, 11 km)

Tue 21 May 2019

Join one of our heritage volunteers on a fascinating guided walk of the parkland and learn about the legacy that landscape architect Capability Brown has left on the landscape here.

Boxing Hare Workshop

Boxing Hare

Malton (7 miles, 11 km)

Thu 23 May 2019

Make your very own willow boxing hare with Wendy Bristow of Twigs and Sprigs.

St Michael's church

Malton Food Lovers Festival

Malton (8 miles, 12 km)

Sat 25 May 2019

Set across the streets of Yorkshire’s Food Capital, Malton Food Lovers Festival is a celebration of the finest Yorkshire produce and cooking.

Ryedale Garden Photography

Ryedale Garden Photography

Malton (7 miles, 11 km)

Sat 25 May 2019

Learn to take beautiful photos in the garden with Ryedale Garden Photography.

St Michael's church

Malton Food Lovers Festival

Malton (8 miles, 12 km)

Sun 26 May 2019

Set across the streets of Yorkshire’s Food Capital, Malton Food Lovers Festival is a celebration of the finest Yorkshire produce and cooking.

Wonderful Wildlife Day

Wonderful Wildlife Day

Malton (7 miles, 11 km)

Fri 31 May 2019

Another fantastic event with Natural England, encouraging kids to get outdoors and explore!

Spring Plant Fair

Spring Plant Fair

Malton (7 miles, 11 km)

Sun 2 Jun 2019

Scampston's increasingly-popular Spring Plant Fair returns, offering the perfect day out for keen gardeners.

Cyanotype (Sun Printing) Workshop

Cyanotype (Sun Printing) Workshop

Malton (7 miles, 11 km)

Fri 7 Jun 2019

An introduction to Cyanotype (a photographic printing process that produces a cyan-blue print).

Malton Monthly Food Market

Malton Monthly Food Market

Malton (8 miles, 12 km)

Sat 8 Jun 2019

Malton Monthly Food Market is one of Yorkshire’s most renowned food markets running on the second Saturday of every month from February through to the two day Christmas Food & Gift Market in December.

Botanical Printing

Botanical Printing

Malton (7 miles, 11 km)

Tue 11 Jun 2019

Following on from Jane’s 2018 Eco Printing course, this exciting workshop will have plenty of ta-dah moments!

Trilogy: An Evening of Music

Trilogy: An Evening of Music

Malton (8 miles, 12 km)

Fri 14 Jun 2019

Living in Yorkshire, usually, the only way to hear world-class music is to travel to the big cities and pay big ticket prices. However, as a local young musician, I want to change all that. In 2005, I was Minister FM’s Child of Achievement

Group Rally Weekend

Fire Service Preservation Group Rally Weekend

Malton (7 miles, 11 km)

Sat 15 - Sun 16 Jun 2019

The annual rally for the Fire Service Preservation Group.

Yorkshire Modified Car Show

Yorkshire Modified Car Show

Malton (7 miles, 11 km)

Sun 16 Jun 2019

Attractions include: Stuntworld, and Yorkshire Top 20 Show Car Competition. More info to follow.

Walking in the Footsteps

Walking in the Footsteps of Capability Brown

Malton (7 miles, 11 km)

Tue 18 Jun 2019

Join one of our heritage volunteers on a fascinating guided walk of the parkland and learn about the legacy that landscape architect Capability Brown has left on the landscape here.

Mono Printing Workshop

Mono Printing Workshop

Malton (7 miles, 11 km)

Wed 19 Jun 2019

This highly creative process will enable you to make one off creative prints from natural materials.

Willow Owl

Willow Owl

Malton (7 miles, 11 km)

Fri 21 Jun 2019

Join Wendy from Twigs & Sprigs to make your very own willow owl.