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Tucked away at the foot of the Howardian Hills, is one of Yorkshire little gems and a food lovers’ paradise – Easingwold.
This attractive Georgian market town regularly tops national charts in all manner of culinary fare.
And with attractive countryside all around to explore you’re sure to have no trouble building up an appetite!
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Things to do in Easingwold
- Easingwold Market: Visit the traditional market held every Friday in the Market Square. It offers a variety of local produce, crafts, and goods.
- St. John the Baptist Church: Explore this historic parish church located in the heart of the town, known for its beautiful architecture and serene atmosphere.
- Easingwold Maize Maze: During the summer months, navigate through this family-friendly maize maze, which also offers other farm activities and fun challenges.
- Galtres Forest: Wander through this ancient hunting forest, which offers walking and cycling trails, wildlife spotting, and a sense of tranquillity.
- Easingwold Golf Course: Enjoy a round of golf in this picturesque 18-hole parkland course, suitable for players of all abilities.
- Newburgh Priory: Just a short drive away, explore this historic house and its gardens. While parts of the home are still a private residence, certain areas are open to the public, and the gardens are particularly captivating.
- Take a Countryside Walk: The area around Easingwold boasts several scenic walking routes, taking you through lush fields, woodlands, and past historical landmarks.
- Visit Art Galleries and Studios: Easingwold is home to a number of local artists. Spend some time exploring galleries and studios, and perhaps take home a piece of local art.
- Easingwold Railway Path: Follow this 2.5-mile path that was once the old railway line. It’s an ideal route for a leisurely walk, jog, or bike ride, offering peaceful countryside views.
- Walk the Foss Way: which goes from Easingwold all the way to York, along the course of the pretty river Foss.
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Easingwold is firmly within what they call Herriot Country, in between the Yorkshire Dales and the North York Moors, and provides a good base for visiting both. It’s also close by to visit the ancient cobbled streets of York, or take a day trip or longer excursion to the incredible Yorkshire Coast.