Create cherished memories with your closest girlfriends this galentine’s day! There are plenty of ways to celebrate your friendships in Yorkshire, whether it’s by enjoying a low-key day of relaxation, or an adventurous day out. No matter what your plans are, or what you fancy doing, we have an option for you. Here are some of the best ways you can spend Galentine’s day this year…

Are you and your friends the adventurous type who love nature and being outdoors ? Then lace up your hiking boots and get ready for a hike from Ripon to Fountains Abbey! This scenic walk will allow you to take in the beauty of the stately lime avenue through Studley Royal Deer Park, the water garden, Ripon Cathedral, and even the Seven Bridges Valley on your return journey heading home. This tranquil trail is approximately 8 miles long with fairly easy walking terrains and a few moderate hills making it perfect for almost everyone, no matter if you’re a nature enthusiast or amatuaer hiker. This is a great way to spend Galentine’s reconnecting with nature and your girls!

Celebrate you and your friends in style by indulging in a delicious brunch at Spring Espresso in the heart of York. This brunch spot offers a welcoming and cosy atmosphere, perfect to catch up and gossip with your girl pals! Whether you’re a fan of hearty breakfast dishes, or a brunch treat that’s a bit sweeter, Spring Espresso has a diverse menu that can cater to everyone’s tastes! From savoury posh muffins, eggs Benedict and avocado toasts, to sweet French toasts and pancakes, there is truly a tasty option for all the girls!

The days that surround Valentine’s can often be difficult for some people, so why not release all your bottled up tensions by slinging some steel at The Hilt Axe Throwing venue in York. At the Hilt, they believe fearless is fun and what better way to experience this than by launching axes into a target with all your closest girls! For only £20 per person you can transport yourself back to Viking times and perfect you ace throwing abilities. If all the throwing builds up your appetite, you can also grab a bite to eat from their street food bar. For a unique and thrilling Galentine’s day out, The Hilt is the place to go!

For a nice Galentine’s dinner, head on over to Holmfirth to dine at the charming Devour. Located in the heart of the picturesque town, this eatery is perfect for a relaxed lunch, evening dinner, drinks or celebration with your closest friends. Their constantly evolving menu offers up delicious seasonal regional dishes inspired by all things Italian. On their menu you can find dishes ranging from pigeon saltato and tasty pasta dishes such as maiale gnocchi, to mouthwatering pizzas with toppings such as the classic margherita and fennel sausage. This is the perfect place to enjoy a nice meal for Galentine’s day!

Located in the heart of Sheffield, is the unique dining and activity experience Lane7. With exciting activities such as ten-pin bowling, ping pong, darts, arcades and American pool, this is a destination perfect for an exciting night out with your closest friends. Not only can you indulge in these classic games and activities, you can also enjoy a game of shuffleboard or even beer pong! You can also grab a bite to eat or fancy a cocktail, there are plenty of tasty options available at Fat Hippo located in Lane7. If you’re looking to celebrate Galentine’s day with some friendly competition, good food and drinks, Lane7 is a must visit venue!

Indulge in a day of luxury this Galentine’s with a trip to Grantley Hall in Ripon. This hidden Yorkshire jewel is home to the Three Graces Spa and the ELITE Luxury gym, perfect for a day of relaxation and wellness. There is a wide selection of options at the spa including facials, massages, hair treatments and more! After a long day of focusing on your fitness and wellness, why not visit one of their five indulgent restaurants which includes Michelin-stared Shaun Rankin!