Are you a foodie based in Yorkshire? This summer you can explore the best produce and food that Yorkshire has to offer at an array of events around the county. Here are some of our favourite food events in Yorkshire you need to visit…

Celebrate local Yorkshire produce whilst indulging in a delight dining experience featuring the finest beef paired with exquisite beers at Castle Howard. On the 17th of May you can dive into a delicious seasonal menu offering mouthwatering beef dishes and thirst quenching beers at Castle Howard’s Beef and Beer dinner. From Estate-reared Aberdeen Angus Beef, to locally brewed Castle Howard Session Blonde Ale, there is a range of tasty dishes and drinks that perfectly compliment each other.

Whitby Fish and Ships Festival is back! Celebrate Yorkshire’s rich fishing heritage with delicious seafood dishes and entertainment on the 18th and 19th of May! There is so much to do and explore at this fishy festival. From local chef’s headlining cooking demonstrations in the Seafood Kitchen and local artists performing live music, to street theatre performances and local stall holders, there is so much family friendly fun to be had!

Savour the delightful flavors of spring with a luxurious afternoon tea experience set within Castle Howard’s historic Grecian Hall on the 25th and 26th of May. Indulge in dainty sandwiches and hand-baked scones created using locally sourced ingredients whilst sipping on the most delicious beverages. A visit to the House is included in the price, so why not enjoy a springtime stroll around the Gardens before exploring the wonders inside. Prices start from £39.95 for adults and from £20.95 for children. Don’t miss out on this elegant afternoon tea, book your space now! If you can’t make the afternoon tea experience, don’t worry, on the 20th of June they’re celebrating Summer Solstice with a Solstice Fireside Feast! Slingsby lamb, and Estate beef will take centre stage, alongside sharing boards of Yorkshire charcuterie, Walled Garden greens, fire roasted nuts and the highest quality Estate produce. And, to make it even better this event includes a welcome drink and an outdoor tour of the Estate in our Tractor Trailer. Food, fun and family- what more could you want?

Experience a diverse array of culinary delights at Yorkshire’s food capital, Malton. The Malton Food Lovers Festival is celebrating Yorkshire’s finest produce and cooking from the 25th to the 27th of May. Here you can explore a variety of mouthwatering street foods, artisan stalls, celebrity chefs, talks, demonstrations and much more! This foodie event is perfect for all of the family, with something for everyone to enjoy!

Discover the vibrant food scene of Sheffield with a festival showcasing local flavors, and innovation right in the heart of the city! From the 25th of May to the 27th of May, the Sheffield Food Festival is back and ready to share the city’s culinary wonders. There is so much to explore at the festival. From artisan stalls and special events, to street food and drinks, there is fun for the whole family to get involved with.

Images: @castle_howard, @tominmalton