When it comes to Valentine’s Day, are you a celebrator or a cynic? Do you buy into the romance and buy up the gifts or do you opt out of commercialism and opt to ignore? Whilst, for some, the roses and chocolates are a tired cliché designed to fill retail pockets, it also seems rather curmudgeonly to leave your partner loveless. Well, there is another option that can please all attitudes: to fall in love with the great outdoors.
As comic lovers visit the city from near and far to take in the diverse delights of the day - this time themed ‘Hunters, German Commanders and Creatures’ and including media guests from the likes of Star Wars and Dr. Who, favourite comic creators and authors, and classic movie sets – there are also more attractions for them to explore in York.
Many couples take this day beyond the event and into the city. York has an essence which lends itself to romance, and as such there are a variety of places that are apt to visit around the fair. We took a look at some of the ways to make the most of it…
Last week, Whitby held its annual Fish and Chip Run, an event for classic car owners to meet in Malton and drive over the North York Moors for portions of Yorkshire's East Coast’s finest. As it doesn’t take much to persuade us to partake in both a seaside trip and a chippy tea, this was reason enough to take our own tour of Whitby’s best fish and chips shops.