Grassington Dickensian Festival
3rd to 11th December 2016
For nine days before Christmas, Grassington travels back in time for the annual Dickensian Festival. Visitors are treated to a glorious array of sights, tastes and smells from a bygone era. The village is adorned in Christmas lights, the square and streets come alive with a traditional market with shopkeepers and villagers dressed in Victorian costume. Visitors can revel in delight at the musicians, dancers, street entertainers and exhibitions of traditional country crafts.
Full Dickensian market and entertainment programme on Saturday 3rd, Sunday 4th, Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th December, with a programme of events and entertainment midweek, Monday to Friday.
Click here for further information about the festival.
How to Get to the Festival
In order to avoid creating traffic congestion and to avoid car parking problems the best way to travel to the Grassington Dickensian Festival is by public transport. Note that there is no car parking available for visitors in the village during the festival - visitors arriving by car will need to use the frequent Park & Ride service from Threshfield Quarry (£10 per car).
Follow these links for details of bus services to Grassington:
Service 72 from Skipton (Monday to Saturday)
Service 72B from Buckden and Kettlewell (Monday to Saturday)
Service 74 from Ilkley, Burnsall and Hebden (Saturdays)
Service 74A from Ilkley, Burnsall and Hebden (Monday and Wednesday)
Service X43 from Manchester, Burnley and Skipton (Sundays)
Service 874 from Wakefield, Leeds, Ilkley and Burnsall (Sundays)
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