Official Tourist Board Website
Call us today! 01723 383636

What's On in the North York Moors

From the UK’s oldest surviving gooseberry show to an annual World War II extravaganza weekend hosted by the world’s best-known heritage railway, the National Park buzzes with events and festivals – often of the most eccentric kind!

But you can also find the more regular music, food and sport festivals, events and summer country shows across the Park’s many beautiful towns and villages – and the National Park Authority itself also organises an annual programme of events, ranging from art exhibitions to treasure hunts and high-octane adventures for families, and including craft workshops where you can make anything from a quilt to a hedgehog house.

What's on in the North York Moors

 
 
 
Christmas magic

Christmas through the ages

Nunnington Hall, Nunnington Hall, Nunnington, YORK, YO62 5UY

Fri 6 - Sun 8 Dec 2019

Come and enjoy the house decorated for Christmas through the ages.

Art for Christmas community exhibition

Art for Christmas – Community Exhibition

Nunnington Hall, Nunnington, Nr Helmsley, York, YO62 5UY

Sat 7 Dec 2019

The Art for Christmas exhibition is a creative platform for artists to showcase a mixed media of work, and celebrates the best arts and crafts from Yorkshire and beyond.

Christmas through the ages

Christmas through the ages

Nunnington Hall, Nunnington, Nr Helmsley, York, YO62 5UY

Sat 7 Dec 2019

Discover the hall as it would have been at Christmas through history, from the indulgent Georgian era and impressionist Victorian age to the memorable post war years. Normal admission prices apply.

Christmas Through Time

Christmas Through Time

Ryedale Folk Museum, Hutton-le-Hole, Nr. Pickering, North Yorkshire, YO62 6UA

Sat 7 Dec 2019

From celebrations during the Iron Age, through to make-do festivities in the Second World War, join us to discover more about the changing traditions of Christmas.

Malton Cookery School Courses and Demos

Malton Cookery School Courses and Demos

Malton Cookery School, 15 Market Street, Malton, North Yorkshire, YO17 7LY

Sat 7 - Sun 8 Dec 2019

Malton Cookery School will be running Christmas themed courses and demos on during the weekend of the Malton Christmas Market.

Northern Lights Express

Northern Lights Express

North Yorkshire Moors Railway, Pickering Station, Park Street, Pickering, YO18 7AJ

Sat 7 - Sun 8 Dec 2019

Join us this winter for a trip on our new, Northern Lights Express!

  Christmas Moorlander Lunch

NYMR - Christmas Moorlander Lunch

North Yorkshire Moors Railway, Pickering Station, Park Street, Pickering, YO18 7AJ

Sat 7 Dec 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

Santa Specials

Santa Specials

North Yorkshire Moors Railway, Pickering Station, Park Street, Pickering, YO18 7AJ

Sat 7 - Sun 8 Dec 2019

Join Santa and his special helpers on a magical adventure aboard the Santa Express, which will take you on a festive journey you won’t forget!

Art for Christmas community exhibition

Art for Christmas – Community Exhibition

Nunnington Hall, Nunnington, Nr Helmsley, York, YO62 5UY

Sun 8 Dec 2019

The Art for Christmas exhibition is a creative platform for artists to showcase a mixed media of work, and celebrates the best arts and crafts from Yorkshire and beyond.

Christmas through the ages

Christmas through the ages

Nunnington Hall, Nunnington, Nr Helmsley, York, YO62 5UY

Sun 8 Dec 2019

Discover the hall as it would have been at Christmas through history, from the indulgent Georgian era and impressionist Victorian age to the memorable post war years. Normal admission prices apply.

Christmas Through Time

Christmas Through Time

Ryedale Folk Museum, Hutton-le-Hole, Nr. Pickering, North Yorkshire, YO62 6UA

Sun 8 Dec 2019

From celebrations during the Iron Age, through to make-do festivities in the Second World War, join us to discover more about the changing traditions of Christmas.

  Christmas Moorlander Lunch

NYMR - Christmas Moorlander Lunch

North Yorkshire Moors Railway, Pickering Station, Park Street, Pickering, YO18 7AJ

Sun 8 Dec 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

A Winter Challenge

Willow Weaving Workshop: Christmas Decorations

North York Moors National Park, The Old Vicarage, Bondgate, Helmsley, YO62 5BP

Sun 8 Dec 2019

Looking for an innovative way to decorate your home at Christmas?

Northern Lights Express

Northern Lights Express

North Yorkshire Moors Railway, Pickering Station, Park Street, Pickering, YO18 7AJ

Thu 12 - Fri 13 Dec 2019

Join us this winter for a trip on our new, Northern Lights Express!

Christmas magic

Christmas through the ages

Nunnington Hall, Nunnington Hall, Nunnington, YORK, YO62 5UY

Fri 13 - Sun 15 Dec 2019

Come and enjoy the house decorated for Christmas through the ages.

Art for Christmas community exhibition

Art for Christmas – Community Exhibition

Nunnington Hall, Nunnington, Nr Helmsley, York, YO62 5UY

Fri 13 Dec 2019

The Art for Christmas exhibition is a creative platform for artists to showcase a mixed media of work, and celebrates the best arts and crafts from Yorkshire and beyond.

Christmas through the ages

Christmas through the ages

Nunnington Hall, Nunnington, Nr Helmsley, York, YO62 5UY

Fri 13 Dec 2019

Discover the hall as it would have been at Christmas through history, from the indulgent Georgian era and impressionist Victorian age to the memorable post war years. Normal admission prices apply.

Art for Christmas community exhibition

Art for Christmas – Community Exhibition

Nunnington Hall, Nunnington, Nr Helmsley, York, YO62 5UY

Sat 14 Dec 2019

The Art for Christmas exhibition is a creative platform for artists to showcase a mixed media of work, and celebrates the best arts and crafts from Yorkshire and beyond.

Christmas through the ages

Christmas through the ages

Nunnington Hall, Nunnington, Nr Helmsley, York, YO62 5UY

Sat 14 Dec 2019

Discover the hall as it would have been at Christmas through history, from the indulgent Georgian era and impressionist Victorian age to the memorable post war years. Normal admission prices apply.

Northern Lights Express

Northern Lights Express

North Yorkshire Moors Railway, Pickering Station, Park Street, Pickering, YO18 7AJ

Sat 14 - Sun 15 Dec 2019

Join us this winter for a trip on our new, Northern Lights Express!