There are lots of opportunities to enjoy getting out and about and be inspired by the festive atmosphere, gathering plenty of exciting ideas whilst having a day out!  The past two weeks have seen the 3 day Christmas Market in Harrogate, the Christmas Fair at Ripley Castle over 4 days. This week in Harrogate hosts the annual Country Living Christmas Fair which is bursting with seasonal ideas, workshops and gifts.  Late night shopping and street party in the Montpellier Quarter on the 14th December 5-8pm.

Grassington hosts their annual Dickensian Festival on the weekends 2nd/3rd and 9th/10th December.  Fountains Abbey is so atmospheric when the lights and the music are displayed during December. Also Welcome to Yorkshire has gathered together a comprehensive guide to events around the region.  Follow the link to see what’s for you