Summer 2018 is a great time to visit the city of York and the surrounding North Yorkshire countryside. An extra attraction this year will be The Heart of Yorkshire Festival, a new pop-up festival packed with events, exhibitions, and activities for all ages will run in York Minster’s Dean’s Park.
The Dean’s Park is set to be transformed in to a unique space to hold a range of events, including an international stone carving festival, open air cinema and a tipi bar from the team behind the popular THOR’S tipi bar. A highlight of The Heart of Yorkshire Festival, will be the incredible Stone Carving Festival, which will see stone masons from across Europe coming together to celebrate the ancient craft. Other features included in the heart of Yorkshire festival include family workshops for both adults and children as well as the return of the Minster’s popular children’s craft activities. There will also be music, dance and storytelling workshops, in addition to talks and activities for adults.
The Heart of Yorkshire Festival
This all leads to York Minster’s claim “ there is nowhere else to be this summer, than with us, in the heart of the city, at the Heart of Yorkshire. “
The Heart of Yorkshire Festival takes place from 7 July to 2 September between 10:00am to 10:00pm, every Saturday, Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday. Details of events can be found on the York Minster website
The Summer is also a great time to explore the north Yorkshire countryside and coastline so a why not consider a short break to Yorkshire.
The Burn Hall hotel York is set in the North Yorkshire countryside and just 20 minutes drive from York city centre. The hotel is also convenient located for the York Park and Ride which is a great way to access the city without the hassle of parking. The hotel has plenty of free parking and offers guest complimentary Wi-Fi . The hotel restaurant and bar offer a menu of home cooked dishes which features local Yorkshire produce.
The Burn Hall Hotel York offers a range of offers throughout the year and the great value “Yorkshire Summer Special Offer “ is a great way to explore the city of York and the surrounding countryside at is priced at £129 for two nights including dinner on the first night . Full details and Ts & Cs can be found on our offers page or for availability or further details please call the Burn Hall hotel reservations team on 01347 825400