News from Hungate
20% discount on all remaining June 2013 holidays of a week or more.
25% discount on all holidays of a week or more starting between 13th July and 10th August inclusive if booked directly with us between 4th April and the end of May 2013.
To claim these discounts, contact us on 01751 476382 or email email@example.com quoting "Summer Discounts".
New for 2013. Free admission to Eden Camp.....
As well as our existing "Specially Hungate" offers like free swimming and free admission to Dalby Forest, we are delighted to announce that we are now offering free admission to the wonderful Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum at nearby Malton. The Eden Camp offer applies to all guests staying at our cottages for a week or more. On arrival at the cottages we will give you a "2 for the price of 1" voucher redeemable during your stay with us. Keep the receipt from Eden Camp and we will refund the cost when you leave.
Many of you have been asking for the dates of the Pickering Traction Rally this year. It's on the 1st to 4th August at the Showground.
Pickering 60s Festival
12th to 16th June. The Pickering 60s Festival event is held over 5 days of which the main attraction is live sixties music from both headline and local bands. Other activities include a parade of classic sixties vehicles, fancy dress, period hairstyling, memorabilia stalls, kiddies rides and much more. During the evening on each day of the event there is a local 60s tribute band in each Public House in Pickering. Simply pick your place and carry on the celebrations into the following morning.
North York Moors Railway
Full services start on 23rd March 2013. Our friends at NYMR are celebrating their 40th Anniversary this year. There will be lots of special events in May and throughout the rest of the year. Details at NYMR at 40. Some highlights:
13th and 14th July. Classic Cars and Vintage Vehicles. Enjoy a weekend recalling motoring memories with vehicle displays at Pickering, Levisham and Grosmont. Live bands at Levisham and Goathland.
20th July to 1st September. Summer Fun Trails and Story Trains. Every Friday. Themed story trains including a Hobbit, Hagrid, Pirate and Alice in Wonderland.
27th to 29th September. 40th Anniversary Autumn Steam Gala.
Summer events at Castle Howard
Sat 25th May to Wed 31st December
Exhibition - Duty Calls: Castle Howard in Time of War
Sun 21st July
Castle Howard Triathlon
Thu 1st August
Yorkshire Day Food Market
Fri 2nd August
Pride & Prejudice Evening outdoor theatre. Adapted by Laura Turner.
Saturday 17th August
The Great British Proms Spectacular - the 23rd year of Castle Howard’s Great British Proms Spectacular – one of the most popular outdoor classical events in the UK featuring a stunning location; brilliant music and spectacular fireworks all combine to create an unrivaled evening of magical entertainment including popular classics, movie themes and traditional favorites associated with The Last Night of The Proms.
Details at http://www.castlehoward.co.uk/Whats-On.html
Pickering Town Guided Walks
Every Monday from 10.30 to 12.00 noon or later finish, starting May 6 to October 28. Guided walks and talks around Pickering's historical centre, with a duration of at least one and a half hours. Your friendly guide will try to answer any questions. Additional - dedicated guided walks can be arranged for groups of six or more persons. Please make special arrangements through Pickering Tourist Information Centre.
Beck Isle Museum
If you love Pickering you'll love the Beck Isle Museum. Special theme days throughout the summer with loads of interesting activities for young and old. Details at http://www.beckislemuseum.org.uk/
Rydale Folk Museum
A gem of a country museum only a few miles west at Hutton-le-Hole. Lots of special events during the summer. Check it out at http://www.ryedalefolkmuseum.co.uk/
Guests staying a week or more at Hungate Cottages can now enjoy a free day at Eden Camp. There's always lots to do and see for all ages and this year there are several special events. Details at http://www.edencamp.co.uk/events.html
Fabulous sporting events coming to North Yorkshire .....
The first ever York Marathon will be held on 20th October 2013. This will be a major event in the area bringing thousands of competitors and visitors to North Yorkshire. Only 2 cottages left for week commencing 19th October.
An even bigger event will be the "Grand Depart" of the 2014 Tour de France on 5th and 6th July 2014 which has been awarded to Yorkshire. Le Tour departs from Leeds on the 5th July and heads for Harrogate via the Yorkshire Dales. On the 6th July the event starts in York and heads for Sheffield. More details at http://letour.yorkshire.com
We are only 30 minutes from York so why not combine these amazing events with a stay at Hungate? Enjoy all the excitement then return to the peace and quiet of your very own luxury 4-star cottage.
2013 and 2014 Pickering Wartime Weekends fully sold out.
Congratulations to Kendra and Matthew, two recent guests from the USA, who having spent time in Romantic Paris and Lively London, decided to wait until they got to Hungate Cottages to get engaged. Says it all!!
Barbara & Jerry Watts
10th May 2013