Yorkshire Dales Events
Here's a selection of the many great events in the Yorkshire Dales accessible by bus and train services.
Follow these links for events organised by:
- DalesBus Ramblers (free guided walks accessible by bus or train)
- Friends of the Settle Carlisle Line (free guided walks accessible by bus or train)
- Friends of Dalesrail (free guided walks accessible by train)
- Friends of the Dales
Peregrines at Malham Cove - Every Thursday to Monday until Monday 5th August 2019 (viewpoint closed on Tuesdays & Wednesdays) - buses to Malham
Settle Flowerpot Festival - Monday 1st July to Sunday 8th September 2019 - trains from Leeds, Skipton and Carlisle (daily); Craven Connection bus from Skipton, Ingleton, Kirkby Lonsdale and Lancaster (daily); bus 11 from Tosside and Horton-in-Ribblesdale; and Coast & Cove DalesBus 881 from Morecambe, Lancaster, Slaidburn and Malham (Sundays/Bank Holiday)
Leyburn 1940's Weekend - Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st July 2019:- SATURDAY: bus 156 from Hawes and bus 159 from Ripon and Richmond. Wensleydale Railway from Leeming Bar, Bedale and Redmire. SUNDAY: buses 856 and 857 from Hawes, bus 856 from Northallerton and Bedale, and bus 859 from Richmond. Connections on bus 830 from Preston, Lancaster and Ribblehead, and on bus 830 from Middlesbrough and Darlington. Wensleydale Railway from Leeming Bar, Bedale and Redmire.
Masham Steam Engine & Fair Organ Rally - Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st July 2019: SATURDAY: bus 159 from Ripon, Richmond & Leyburn; SUNDAY: bus 825 from Selby, Wetherby & Harrogate, bus 859 from Richmond and Leyburn.
Yorkshire Dales Food & Drink Festival - Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st July 2019: Free bus service from Skipton Railway Station and Skipton High Street
Westmorland Dales Day, Kirkby Stephen - Sunday 28th July 2019: trains to Kirkby Stephen Station (1.7 miles from town centre) from Leeds, Skipton, Settle and Carlisle.
Aldborough & Boroughbridge Agricultural Show at Newby Hall - Sunday 28th July 2019: bus 822 from Selby and York; free bus from Minskip and Boroughbridge
Kettlewell Scarecrow Festival - Saturday 10th to Sunday 18th August 2019: Monday to Saturday - Venturer minibus 72B from Grassington (connections on bus 72 from Skipton) & Buckden; Sundays - bus 874 from Wakefield, Leeds, Otley, Ilkley, Grassington & Buckden, bus 875 from Wakefield, Leeds & Ilkley; connections to Grassington on bus 72 from Skipton, and on bus 822 from Selby, York, Ripon and Pateley Bridge.
NiddArt Trail - Friday 16th to Monday 26th August 2019: buses in Nidderdale, including daily bus 24 from Harrogate, and Sunday/Bank Holiday Nidderdale DalesBus 821 from Keighley/Otley and DalesBus 822 from Selby/York/Ripon.
Gargrave Show - Saturday 17th August 2019: Craven Connection bus 580/581/582 from Skipton, Settle, Ingleton, Kirkby Lonsdale and Lancaster, bus 75 from Malham, trains from Leeds, Skipton and Carlisle, trains from Leeds, Skipton and Lancaster
Malham Show - Saturday 24th August 2019: bus 75 from Skipton
Reeth Show - Monday 26th August 2019: bus 830 from Middlesbrough, Darlington and Richmond
Kilnsey Show - Tuesday 27th August 2019: Venturer minibus 72B from Grassington (connections on bus 72 from Skipton) & Buckden
Skipton Farmers and Craft Market - 1st & 3rd Sunday of each month March to December 2019 - bus X43 from Manchester, Burnley & Barnoldswick; bus 66 from Keighley; bus 72 from Grassington; and bus 873/884 from Ilkley, Addingham & Embsay.
Grassington Farmers Market - 4th Sunday of each month March to December 2019 - bus 874 from Wakefield, Leeds, Ilkley and Buckden; bus 72 from Skipton
Sedbergh Artisan Market - Saturdays 27th July, 24th August and 21st September 2019: bus S1 from Dent Station, Dent and Kendal
Events may be subject to change or cancellation - please check details with the organisers before travelling.