All around the city of York we are blessed with an array of amazing places to visit. From countryside to seaside, market towns to moors, there is a marvellous mixture right on our doorstep. With that in mind, il have put together a new blog series to showcase these fun days out, all within the YO postcode.

In it, we will cover the famous market towns that surround York, beginning with Yorkshire’s food capital Malton. There’ll be travels to the moors to see the wonderful sights of Helmsley and Pickering. And we’ll venture to the seaside, where the famous charms of Scarborough are celebrated. Plus, plenty more places besides…

As well as providing all the factual information that you’ll need to reach each destination from York by train, bus or car, we will also help you plan your perfect day there. We’ll take you to the go-to landmarks and uncover hidden happenings, arming you with the knowledge to explore like a tourist and live like a local.

In order to arrange when you want to hit the town, the series will tell you about upcoming events and regular attractions, such as food markets, music festivals and outdoor walks, plus direct you around the best permanent pleasantries of each place. Expect the eclectic!

Whether its food and drink, shopping and lifestyle, or entertainment and culture, Fun Days Out is here to help you discover the vast York surroundings and find your favourite new pieces of Yorkshire.