What's on inPickering

Welcome to Pickering

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Pickering - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Pickering to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Pickering

03
APR
Easter Trail
Sledmere House and Gardens

Family fun Easter Trail around the Gardens. Follow each clue from one to the next around the Gardens and receive an Easter treat when you are done…

Location: 14.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01377 236637
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05
APR
The Grainary Easter Egg Hunt
The Grainary

The annual Grainary Easter Egg Hunt returns to the farm for another year. Situated in Harwood Dale which is close to Burniston and Cloughton. The Grainary is an ideal day trip for families in the Scarborough and Whitby area. With The Grainary…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01723 870026
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15
APR
Fawlty Towers Dining Night @ The Grainary
The Grainary - Farm Stay Bed & Breakfast and Country Tea Rooms

Fawlty Towers meets The Grainary in what will prove to be a fun filled evening on the farm.A 6 course meal served by The Fawlty Towers dining experience team and cooked by our Head Chef Dan Hargreaves.Manuel will be clumsly.Basil will be…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01723 870026
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01
MAY
Tour De Yorkshire @ The Grainary
The Grainary Farm Stay Bed And Breakfast And Country Tea Rooms

A major new international cycle race for Yorkshire has been confirmed by the sportsworld governing body the UCI.The provisionally titled Tour de Yorkshire run by Welcome to Yorkshire andAmaury Sport Organisation which operates the Tour de France and backed byBritish Cycling…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01723 870026
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03
MAY
Gardeners' Weekend
Sledmere House and Gardens

2 days for anyone interested in Gardening from beginners to the more experienced. Workshops lectures and talks will be given by our Head Gardener and other members of his team throughout the weekend along with guided tours of the Walled Garden.…

Location: 14.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01377 236637
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16
MAY
Pickering Game & Country Fair
Pickering Showground

Attractions include Clay Shooting Air Rifle Competitions Mounted Games Association Terrier Show & RacingGundog Scurries organised by Adrian Slater Flycasting Demonstration & Tuition by Hywel Morgan K92000 Dog Display TeamLurcher Show & Racing organised by Alan Tyer Gundog Demonstration Fun Dog Show…

Location: 1.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01751 200839
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17
MAY
Dog Fun Day
Sledmere House and Gardens

A great day out for dogs and their owners Novelty dog show have‐a‐go games demonstrations souvenir photography charity stalls and trade stands.Demonstrations from the East Coast Flyball Team Gun Dog Training Bloodhound display and musical displays and demonstrations with the Tailwaggers…

Location: 14.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01377 236637
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13
JUN
Scampston Hall's Big Vintage Weekend
Scampston Hall

Grab your trilbies don your best frock shine up your chassis and put 13 and 14 June 2015 in your diary Scampston Halls Big Vintage Weekend is back for a THIRD year Set in the picturesque lakesaide gardens of the regency Scampston…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01423 561431
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27
JUN
Nostalgia Weekend
Sledmere House and Gardens

2 days to immerse yourself in the Britain of times gone by. Music living history displays trade stands and re‐enactments primarily based around the 1940s and 1950s also childrens activities and vintage games.Large display of vintage toy train sets in the…

Location: 14.8 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01377 236637
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05
JUL
Stately Home Charity Car Boot Sale
Sledmere Park

Over 100 stalls selling a variety of goods from antiques to toys clothing to furniture. Proceeds will be shared between the Yorkshire Air Ambulance and the Sledmere charities including St Marys Church Sledmere Sledmere Primary School Sledmere Village Hall and the…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 01377 236637
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02
AUG
Teddy Bears' Picnic
Sledmere House and Gardens

Teddy Bear Treasure Hunt around the Gardens; follow the clues from one bear to the next to see if you can find all the hiding teddies. Complete the answer sheet and collect a treat in the Shop on your way home.Face…

Location: 14.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01377 236637
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25
OCT
Children's Halloween & Pumpkin Hunt
Sledmere House and Gardens

Pumpkin trail around the Walled Garden face painting spooky Halloween crafts and outdoor lawn games. Fancy dress recommended.…

Location: 14.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01377 236637
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27
OCT
Pumpkin Trail
Sledmere House and Gardens

Pumpkin Trail around the Walled Garden. Use your answer sheet and see if you can find all the pumpkins hidden within the Walled Garden then collect a treat in the Shop.…

Location: 14.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01377 236637
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Tourist Attractions


Castle Howard

Castle Howard is one of Britain's finest stately homes, located in the beautiful Howardian Hills, fifteen miles northeast of the famous city of York.Built in 1699, Castle Howard is, today, still the private home of the Howard family. As a major tourist attraction the house receives hundreds of…

Flamingo Land

Our zoo is home to over 1,000 animals, including Siberian Tigers, Grants Zebras, Bactrian Camels, Monkeys, Sea Lions, Reptiles, Humboldt Penguins and Meerkats. We also of course, have our famous pink flamingos, the largest flock in the country. In our Bird Walk you can see birds…

North Yorkshire Moors Railway

The North Yorkshire Moors Railway provides some 18 Miles of preserved steam railway running through the spectacular scenery of the North Yorkshire Moors. The North Yorkshire Moors Railway runs between Grosmont in the north and Pickering in the south.…

Malton & Norton Golf Club

Malton & Norton Golf Club ‐ golf course in Malton, North Yorkshire. Contact the golf course on telephone number 01653 695955 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at Malton & Norton Golf Club golf courseclub.…

Derwent Swimming Pool

Swimming pool at Derwent Swimming Pool in Malton, North Yorkshire. Contact venue on 01653 693407 for opening times and entrance costs.…

Castlegate Amusement Arcade

Castlegate Amusement Arcade ‐ Amusement Park in Malton, North Yorkshire. Contact venue on telephone number 01653697305 for opening times, entrance costs, and attractionsrides available at this park.…

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