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Food, glorious food!
Whether you are looking for a cosy pub with great food or a comforting café Easingwold and the villages surrounding the town have lots to offer. Sample the cakes and pastries at the independent bakery’s and tea rooms. Clustered around the Market Square are places to while away a morning or an afternoon enjoying the hustle and bustle of this market town.
Also, if you’ve got a sweet tooth, head to Sugar Mouse! This is Easingwold’s old fashioned sweet shop filled with more than 200 jars of delicious treats, artisan chocolates and fudge, refreshing frozen yoghurt, 50+ flavours of milkshakes and smoothies and our own delectable miniature cupcakes and cakepops.
Set in the ancient Forrest of Galtres this traditional market town offers great atmosphere and a countryside setting, surrounding the market square and Georgian buildings provide an unspoilt welcoming place to explore.
Stately homes and historic houses are located within a short distance from Easingwold. Sutton Park offers visitors not only extensive gardens to explore but the opportunity to wander around the house and its collections in the picturesque village of Sutton –on- the- Forrest.
The National Trust’s Beningbrough Hall, located on the River Ouse this grand 1716 Georgian mansion, with impressive baroque interior, is set in a park and gardens. More than 100 18th-century portraits and seven interpretation galleries in partnership with the National Portrait Gallery are on display here.
There is also a fully equipped Victorian laundry, with wet and dry rooms, and a delightful working garden, which supplies the Walled Garden Restaurant.
Surrounded by long quiet country lanes for cycling Easingwold is home to bridleways to ride on for weeks on end and a whole range of footpaths on which to spend an afternoon exploring the beautiful Hambleton Hills that run through the area.
Enjoy the cobbled square and the great quality shopping experience with charming local retailers offering everything from bespoke tailors, Artisan Bakers plus gifts and treats for you and your family.
The family style independent traders provide a memorable welcome with the Howardian Hills to the north and the historic City of York to the south you can spend many hours, as a visitor stocking up on local products to remember your stay in the town mixing with local people doing their shopping.
The Yorkshire Jigsaw Store stocks the largest range of puzzles in Yorkshire. With jigsaws from all the main manufacturers including, Gibsons, Ravensburger, House of Puzzles, Jumbo and many more. From children to adults there is something for everyone in the family.
The gateway to North Yorkshire
With its unpsoilt town square and good range of shops (antique aficionados are well catered for) Easingwold has plenty to keep the visitor entertained. But the town is also a charming gateway to whole of the region. York isn’t far away, whilst Heartbeat country and the seaside towns of Scarborough and Whitby are all within easy drive. In fact, the town even enjoys splendid views of the White Horse at Kilburn over 10 miles away!