Focus on: Malton

Focus on: Malton

Located in the beautiful North Yorkshire near the Howardian Hills, the town of Malton is known as the food capital of the county, and offers everything a family needs.

The property

As you step into this newly built 3 bedroom home, you’ll find a large hallway with storage cupboard and WC. Through a door is the stylish kitchen, fitted with white high gloss units and integrated oven/hob. To the rear of the property is a spacious living area, fully carpeted and featuring patio doors leading out into the private rear garden.

Upstairs are three bedrooms, two doubles and one single, all fitted with carpet. The master bedroom additionally benefits from an ensuite shower room, whilst the house bathroom is fitted with a white three-piece suite including shower over bath. The property also benefits from allocated parking and gas central heating.

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The location

Greengage Close is located on the newly built Broughton Manor development in the beautiful town of Malton in Ryedale, situated on the edge of the Howardian Hills and the North York Moors. Malton is a 40 minute drive from York city centre, and under and hour from the stunning East Yorkshire Coast, which includes Scarborough, Filey and Bridlington.

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The “Food Capital”

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  • Overton’s Butchers and Fox’s Butchers and Game Dealer
  • Dales Fruit and Veg and Paley’s Fruit and Veg
  • Malton Relish Deli and Dickens of a Deli
  • Malton Fisheries
  • Scoops Ingredients Shop
  • The Patisserie and Costello’s bakery
  • Mennels Chocolates
  • Beechams Health Foods

In terms of eating out, The Talbot Hotel is certainly one of the best, with mouth-watering seasonal dishes using the best of Yorkshire produce, and an extensive wine list. The Malton Brasserie is a great eatery for the whole family, with dishes such as mussels steamed in Ampleforth cider, and a children’s menu, served in a relaxed, unfussy environment. The New Malton is a great gastropub serving delicious local dishes, whilst The Yard is a contemporary pub with a traditional Yorkshire welcome. Try Tuis Thai for something a little different, offering Thai dishes cooked with fresh Yorkshire ingredients. To dine, drink and socialise in comfort, the infamous Rory’s Bar is the place to be. If you’re looking for cute cafes, Leoni’s serves the best coffee and afternoon tea, whilst the New Brew Tea Room is famed for its fresh to order breakfasts, cooked with the finest produce. These are just a few of the many eateries around Malton, with so much to try you could never get bored!

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  • Howardian Hills (an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty) and Castle Howard
  • Wolds Way Lavender and Herb Farm
  • North York Moors National Park
  • Yorkshire Lavender: with gardens, a farm, deer park and sculpture park
  • Eden Camp and Malton Museum
  • The Milton Rooms: art hub for emerging artists to showcase their work
  • Scampston Hall Grade II* Listed building

 

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New build apartments in Newton Kyme!

New build apartments in Newton Kyme!

Get the best of both city and rural life at our new build apartments on the prestigious Papyrus Works development. Located in the peaceful village of Newton Kyme in Tadcaster, you’ll be just 30 minutes from both Leeds and York city centres.

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The properties

We are offering a selection of 1 and 2 bedroom apartments on this stunning new development, which offer modern living in a beautiful village location.

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In all of the apartments, there is a bright and spacious open plan living area, with plenty of room for dining table and chairs. Each stylish kitchen comes complete with oven/hob and extractor fan. The house bathrooms are fitted with a white three-piece suite including shower over bath, and all apartments feature additional storage space in the hallway.

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In the one bedroom apartments, there are spacious double bedrooms fitted with carpet, whilst the two bedroom apartments comprise of one double and one single bedroom, with the master bedrooms benefitting from an ensuite shower room with WC. As well as all of this, each household will be given an on site parking space.

The location

These stunning new build apartments are located on the prestigious Papyrus Works development by Redrow, in the village of Newton Kyme near Tadcaster. Whilst enjoying the peace and quiet of rural living, the development is located just half an hour from both Leeds and York city centres, as well as the stunning towns of Harrogate and Selby.

The development is located next to Newton Kyme Hall and St Andrew’s Church, and close to the River Wharfe with stunning countryside views. The village has a great community spirit and is an ideal place for families. Newton Kyme has great transport links, being easily accessible via the A1 and A64, and with regular bus services to nearby towns and cities. There is also a train station just 10 minutes away in Ulleskelf.

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Closer by is the town of Tadcaster, which offers a range of local amenities just 5 minutes away. Here you’ll find a number of shops, pubs, eateries and a leisure centre. About 10 minutes to the west of Newton Kyme is the town of Boston Spa, which also offers a range of amenities including several schools, a library and excellent restaurants such as Stew & Oyster.

For a fun family day out or weekend away, the Howardian Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is a 50 minute drive, Hull just over an hour, the Yorkshire Dales National Park 90 minutes, and the seaside town of Bridlington just 1 hour 20 minutes!

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What’s happening in Yorkshire 2017: Part 3

What’s happening in Yorkshire 2017: Part 3

In our third and final post of the What’s Happening in Yorkshire series, we’re looking at what exciting events York, Hull and Scarborough have to offer in 2017!

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York Residents’ Festival is a chance to explore this fascinating city for free! You can visit the cities best attractions for free, explore behind the scene of places not usually open to the public, and take advantage of great dining special offers! All you need is a valid YorkCard or York Student ID. 28 & 29 January. 

Step back in time with the Jorvik Viking Festival taking place this February half term! The week long celebration includes battle re-enactments, guided walks, talks and lectures, living history encampments, combat performances and loads more family-friendly events! 20-26 February.  

Let out your inner bookworm at the York Literature Festival. There are more than 60 events taking place over two weeks, with discussions, readings and performances, as well as music, comedy, cinema and theatre. 16-30 March.

Calling all chocolate lovers, this ones for you! York Chocolate Festival invites you to indulge in the Home of Chocolate and celebrate York’s confectionary history with chocolate workshops, stalls, museum attractions, demonstrations, live music and more! 14-17 April.

Whilst not one of the biggest events of it’s kind, York Pride is no less colourful and proud than any of the other pride festivals! The festival is back this year and promising to be even bigger and better than the last. 10 June.

The event of the summer in Yorkshire, the Great Yorkshire Fringe is not one to miss. With comedy, theatre, music, cabaret, activities and loads more, there’s something for everyone at this brilliant festival. 21 July-13 August.

Celebrate the amazing food and drink of the city at the York Food & Drink Festival. Following the Taster Festival on 10 & 11 June, the main festival is jam packed full of stalls, markets, workshops, live demonstrations, competitions, taste trails and lots more foodie delights. 22 September-1 October.

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Hull

In collaboration with London’s Battersea Arts Centre, Heads Up Festival presents 10 days of the best new work across theatre, dance, comedy, music and audio performance, from the most innovative and thrilling artists. 8-18 March.

WOW (Women of the World) is a festival of talks, debates, music, film, comedy and activism that celebrates women and girls and takes a frank look at what stops them from achieving their potential. 10-12 March.

With opportunities to experience the growing diversity that is the brewing industry, CAMRA will be sourcing over 130 different cask ales for the Hull Real Ale & Cider Festival this spring. 27-28 April.

The Pint of Science festival delivers interesting and relevant talks on the latest science research in an accessible format to the public – all in the pub! Topics include the mind and body, galaxies, planet Earth, and art and science coming together. 15-17 May.

BBC Radio 1’s Big Weekend is set to be one of the musical highlights of Hull UK City of Culture 2017, with confirmed acts including Kings of Leon, Little Mix and Stormzy. 27-28 May.

The Hull Folk and Maritime Festival is four days of music, dance and history that celebrate Hull’s rich and unique folk heritage. 20-23 July.

Hull’s spectacular, award-winning grassroots festival, Humber Street Sesh, returns for another year, showcasing emerging homegrown talent across all music genres. 5 August.

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Scarborough

At this years Coastival, you can expect to see artwork, music and performances in unusual locations as it looks to break with people’s expectations of a traditional arts festival. 18-19 February. 

Join the thousands of Goths and alternatives of all ages and walks of life for the amazing Whitby Goth Weekend. Spend the nights watching fantastic live music or the days shopping in the various ‘Bizarre Bazaar’ locations. 21-23 April.

For the third year in a row, Scarborough will be an official host town for the Tour de Yorkshire in 2017. The third edition of the race takes place between 28-30 April 2017. It encompasses all four corners of the county and takes in Yorkshire’s two UNESCO World Heritage Sites at Fountains Abbey and Saltaire. Bridlington-Scarborough 28 April.

Whether you want a new tattoo or just want to look at the amazing art work, head down to the Scarborough Tattoo Show this May, with over 50 award winning tattoo artists. 27-28 May.

Sample the best local produce at the Eat Yorkshire Food Festival in Filey, with three events throughout the year. Indulge in artisan breads, pates, pies, cheeses, cakes, jams, ciders, ales and so much more! 10-11 Jun, 12-13 Aug, 14-15 Oct.

SEAFEST Maritime Heritage Festival takes place on West Pier next to Scarborough’s idyllic harbour and South Bay Beach. A firm favourite with families to mark the start of the summer holidays, the event is now in its 19th year! 21-23 July.

If you’re a jazz music fan, then the Scarborough Jazz Festival is a must visit event for you! With a line up of world class jazz artists, this year is set to be even better than the last. 22-24 September.

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Village Living in Cayton, Scarborough

Village Living in Cayton, Scarborough

Do you dream of living by the seaside? Then this lovely two bedroom home in the village of Cayton in the seaside town of Scarborough is a dream come true!

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This cosy two bedroom home is ideal for small families, featuring a spacious open-plan living area that make the perfect space for the whole family to eat and relax. The lounge area is fitted with carpet and a large window creates a bright space. The stylish kitchen has white high glossunits and oak-effect worktops, complete with an oven/hob and vinyl flooring.img_0499

This property features one double bedroom and one single, both are spacious and bright due to the large windows, whilst the soft fitted carpet creates a cosy feel. A modern tiled bathroom is complete with a white three-piece suite including shower over bath, and a separate W.C is located on the ground floor, easing the morning rush. The property also benefits from a private rear garden and an off-road parking space.

Location

This stunning property is ideally located within the popular Springhill Meadows development in Cayton, a beautiful village just 4 miles south from the seaside town of Scarborough. The property is just a short distance from many amazing beaches including the more peaceful Cayton Bay, Filey, Cornelian Bay, and Scarborough’s North and South Bays. Other amazing sites and days out within easy reach are Flamborough Head, Bridlington, Dalby Forest, North Riding Forest Park and the North York Moors National Park, as well as the city of York. You’ll be spoilt for choice!

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Cayton has a friendly community spirit, and is well serviced by regular buses, and the Seamer railway station is just 5 minutes away. The village also has great local schools, independent shops and eateries, green spaces and family-friendly pubs, offering the perfect village setting within easy reach of one of the country’s best seaside destinations.

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What to do

  • Peasholm Park – a stunning oriental-themed park with beautiful gardens, lakes and fun activities
  • Scarborough Beach – The North Bay is more quiet and peaceful, whilst the South Bay is lively with plenty of arcades and fun seaside activities
  • Scarborough Castle – discover the fascinating history of the town’s castle which also offers incredible views
  • Cayton Bay – a peaceful beach, more untouched than Scarborough’s beaches, with a surf shop, snack bar, car park, and it’s dog-friendly too!
  • The Spa – North Yorkshire’s premier entertainment venue, host to the infamous Scarborough Jazz festival and fantastic events all year round
  • Playdale Farm Park – a delightful park with a farm and animals, making the perfect day out for families
  • Scarborough Open Air Theatre– the largest in Europe with an impressive list if past acts
  • Sea Life Sanctuary – get up close and personal with amazing sea creatures from sharks to penguins, rays to turtles
  • Go Ape – swing through the trees in this amazing adventure park in the nearby Dalby Forest

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Upcoming events

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Art & Heritage in Yorkshire

Art & Heritage in Yorkshire

The Staithes Art and Heritage festival this weekend has inspired us to discover what arts and heritage the rest of Yorkshire holds. Yorkshire is home to many museums, art galleries and historical landmarks, so why not explore the wonders of this fascinating county!

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Arts

  • The Hepworth, Wakefield – renowned, world-class gallery offering a vibrant social space and a programme of film screenings, talks and events
  • The Henry Moore Institute, Leeds – the ultimate gallery for sculpture in the heart of the city
  • The Dean Clough Galleries, Halifax – a stunning complex of converted nineteenth century mills now home to 6 amazing galleries
  • Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield – an international centre for modern and contemporary art, with 500 acres of landscape and 60 outdoor sculptures
  • Ashley Jackson Art Gallery, Holmfirth – illustrating the life and works of the country’s leading and most successful landscape watercolourists
  • York Art Gallery – enjoy a fine display of paintings and ceramics plus a busy events and exhibitions programme
  • Gallery Forty-Nine, Bridlington – a fascinating range of paintings, sculptures, jewellery and ceramics by contemporary British artists
  • The Civic, Barnsley – one of the town’s landmark creative spaces hosting design-led touring exhibitions from National Galleries, as well as creating unique exhibitions
  • Millennium Gallery, Sheffield – the city’s prestigious destination for art, craft and design where you can explore Sheffield’s heritage including it’s famous metalwork
  • Woodend Art and Craft Gallery, Scarborough – a contemporary venue featuring edgy and thought-provoking exhibitions, with free entry for all

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Heritage

  • Ripley Castle, Harrogate – set in a beautiful location, this historic attraction hosts numerous events year round including archery, falconry, classic car rally, concerts and plays
  • Scarborough Castle – discover it’s 2500 years of history defending a prominent headland between two bays with sheer drops to the sea
  • Rievaulx Abbey, Helmsley – one of the most complete and impressive abbeys in the country with an interactive museum, surrounded by stunning moorland
  • Fountains Abbey & Studley Royal, Ripon – Yorkshire’s finest Cistercian Abbey ruin with over 10 historics buildings spanning over 800 years of history
  • York Minster – the largest Gothic cathedral north of the Alps, with traces of every age from the Roman occupation
  • Beverley Minster – a Gothic masterpiece with a long and dark history, home to tombs that attracted pilgrims from far and wide
  • Eden Camp, Malton – transports you back to wartime Britain, house in an original prisoner of war camp
  • Kelham Island Museum, Sheffield – showcasing the infamous steel city’s industrial story, from early industrialisation to modern times
  • Keighley and Worth Valley Railway, Keighley – enjoy a ride on The Railway Children’s railway through the heart of Brontë Country
  • Sewerby Hall and Gardens, Bridlington – set in 50 acres of 19th century parkland on a dramatic cliff-top position, with stunning views, award-winning gardens and the heritage of the grand hall

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Village living in Malton

Village living in Malton

A stunning, newly built two-bedroom property in Malton, the food capital of Yorkshire. Damson Avenue is situated in the perfect location for young families, with good schools and family days out in the surrounding area, and great access to Scarborough, Leeds and York.

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This beautiful home features a spacious hallway entrance and an open-plan living and dining area, which is versatile and spaciouBarden Artist Impressions making it a great space for entertaining. The lounge leads out through a set of French doors into a private garden, making this an ideal home for summer entertaining. Extra storage space is provided by an under-the-stairs pantry. The contemporary kitchen has a high gloss finish, fitted with oven and vinyl floor.

On the first floor, a landing space leads to two spacious bedrooms; both are fully carpeted and have plenty of space for storage. The modern tiled bathroom is complete with a three-piece suite and over-the-bath shower. A separate WC is also located on the ground floor to help ease the morning rush. This home has off-road parking and pets are welcome!

Location

Set in the heart of Ryedale, this home provides the perfect setting for those who enjoy the great outdoors, with the North York Moors and the coastal town of Scarborough just a short drive away. Families will benefit from a choice of well-Maltonregarded nearby schools, a sports centre and a range of great family days out. There is also a community hospital and vetinary nearby, with Malton train station, a cinema, a golf course and big supermarkets a short distance away, alongside the River Derwent.

Malton is situated in a great location, close to the village of Norton, and with easy access to major Yorkshire cities including York, Harrogate and Leeds, and the beautiful coastal town of Scarborough a short journey to the east. You’ll have plenty of adventures to go on, as Malton is located not far from the Howardian Hills, which are home to Castle Howard, and the stunning North York Moors just a little further north. You’ll never run out of places to explore here!

Food Capital

Malton is the perfect location for food lovers, as this beautiful village is the self-proclaimed ‘Food Capital’ of Yorkshire. And it certainly does produce and host the best food around. There is a traditional market every Saturday, and a new Food Lovers Market every second Saturday, a must visit where you’ll find a whole host of delicious treats! OppMalton4osite The Talbot Hotel is the Talbot Yard Food Court, where an ice cream maker, brewery, bakery, coffee roastery and pasta maker are situated to form the Made in Malton tour of artisan producers, making Malton famous for its local produce. The village is home to a brilliant cookery school where you can learn the tricks of the trade! There is also the yearly Malton Food Lovers Festival on May 28th and 29th which will be full of locally produced food stalls, delicious street food, talks, tastings, celebrity chef demos, cookery lessons and much more. Craft beer and cider will be served at the festival bar, and there will be live music and family entertainment for all, definitely not one to miss!

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  • Overton’s Butchers and Fox’s Butchers and Game Dealer
  • Dales Fruit and Veg and Paley’s Fruit and Veg
  • Malton Relish Deli and Dickens of a Deli
  • Malton Fisheries
  • Scoops Ingredients Shop
  • The Patisserie and Costello’s bakery
  • Mennels Chocolates
  • Beechams Health Foods

In terms of eating out, The Talbot Hotel is certainly one of the best, with mouth-watering seasonal dishes using the best of Yorkshire produce and an extensive wine list. The Malton Brasserie is a great eatery for the whole family, with dishes such as mussels steamed in Ampleforth cider, and a children’s menu, served in a relaxed, no nonsense environment. The New Malton is a great gastropub serving delicious local dishes, whilst The Yard is a contemporary pub with a traditional Yorkshire welcome. Try Tuis Thai for something a little different, offering Thai dishes cooked with fresh Yorkshire ingredients. To dine, drink and socialize in comfort, the infamous Rory’s Bar is the place to be. If you’re looking for cute cafes, Leoni’s serves the best coffee and afternoon tea, whilst the New Brew Tea Room is famed for its fresh to order breakfasts, cooked with the finest produce.

For more on the Food Capital, visit http://maltonyorkshire.co.uk/

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  • Howardian Hills, an Outstanding Area of Beauty, and Castle Howard which hosts events and exhibitions
  • Wolds Way Lavender and Herb Farm provides a beautiful, relaxing day out
  • The breath-taking North York Moors National Park
  • Yorkshire Lavender set in the Howardian Hills, with gardens and a farm, deer park and sculpture park
  • Eden Camp, a modern history-themed museum
  • Yorkshire Arboretum, 120 acre garden of trees offering woodland walks, a café, interactive displays, events, lakeside trails and outdoor educationMalton5
  • The Milton Rooms, an art hub for emerging artists to showcase their work
  • Scampston Hall, a Grade II* Listed building surrounded by beautiful gardens
  • Malton Museum, displaying the long history of the village

Upcoming events

  • Malton Food Lovers Festival – 28 & 29 May – Malton
  • Malton Monthly Food Market – 11 June – Malton Market Place
  • Vintage Day – 12 June – Scampston Hall
  • Flower Festival – 23 to 26 June – Castle Howard
  • White Rose Classic – 3 July – Malton Market PlaceMalton6
  • Malton Agricultural Show – 3 July – Scampston Hall
  • The Yorkshire Wolds cycle challenge – 16 & 17 July – starts Norton College
  • Ryedale Festival – 13 to 30 July – Ryedale
  • Malton Game & Seafood Fest – 10 September – Malton Market Place
  • Ryedale Book Festival – 7 to 10 October – Malton

See http://maltonyorkshire.co.uk/whatson/ and http://www.visitryedale.co.uk/see-do/whats-on/major-events for details and more events.