AWAY FROM IT ALL
Summer may still be hanging around, but we can’t help but think of cosy log cabins for future autumnal breaks. The Hay Barn, near York, is a five-star, luxury eco barn is great for families and groups looking to splash out.
Experience a magical outdoor performance of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, presented by the Chapterhouse Theatre Company within the grounds of Auckland Castle.
The 102nd Wensleydale Agricultural Show kicks off this Saturday. See animals in action and visit the Food From Farming marquee for local artisan produce.
WITH THE KIDS
Take your Batman and Superman fans to Newcastle’s Marvel Superheroes exhibition, featuring a stand-out collection of limited edition artworks featuring iconic Marvel comic book covers, hand-signed by industry legend Stan Lee.
Make it a magical bank holiday and take them to North York Moors National Park’s first and Fairy and Lost Boy Adventure weekend. Dress them up as fairies and elves and venture into a world of making wands, wings, potions and outfits.
Enjoy soothing music, nibbles and tipples at Hotel du Vin Newcastle’s Acoustic Live Lounge on Friday between 5-7pm. Expect fab drinks offers, including half price champers.
Orange Pip Market returns this weekend. The August edition promises even more gourmet grub, from artisan donuts and cakes to the finest street food. A sweet day out.