AWAY FROM IT ALL
From food, to fashion to furnishings, Stockholm is a hip and stylish summer destination…
Fashion-lovers are invited to The Bowes Museum to see one of its major summer exhibitions, bringing together hundreds of original images from the king of catwalk photography, Chris Moore, and a selection of original outfits from the world’s leading fashion houses.
Mooch around Stokesley’s Farmers’ Market on Saturday, tasting your way through tempting stalls and filling your bags with locally-made treats for Sunday brunch. Yorkshire cheese, just-baked cupcakes and hearty, local pies are on our list.
WITH THE KIDS
The folk behind Durham Cathedral are giving families the chance to climb the building’s North West tower for the first time. Make your way up 137 steps to reach the top, where you’ll see the roof, masonry and central tower up close.
Take them to Kielder to mark National Countryside Week. Get stuck in to loads of family-fun activities, from osprey and red squirrel-watching, to wildlife boat cruises, fishing, nature walks and more.
Glug keg and cask beer delights from 30 of the country’s biggest names at this year’s Gosforth Beer Festival. Nab a pint or two of the good stuff, washed down with wood-fired pizzas, American-style cheeseburgers, tacos and more.
Celebrate Yorkshire Day with a spot of special Afternoon Tea at Gisborough Hall, showcasing limited edition cakes, pies and teas, inspired by some of Yorkshire’s best most-loved ingredients and suppliers.