Why We Love a Yorkshire Christmas

We asked our fans on facebook and our followers on Twitter what they loved most about Christmas in Yorkshire… here’s a collection of the answers that’ll be sure to turn the festive feeling up a notch…

Andrew Allsop – Walking down the Shambles in York, feels like you’re on a Christmas card!The Shambles at Christmas

Sarah Butters – A winter walk in The Christmas Adventure at Stockeld Park. When the snow falls, you actually feel like you’re in a magical winter wonderland. It’s where we will be on Christmas Eve waiting for Santa!

Paul Wood – Well, being a southerner living in Rotherham, I love the warm Yorkshire Christmas spirit

Yolanda – Bons jacked potatoes!

Carly Tordoff – The Leeds German Christmas Market

Emma Jones – Fountains Abbey in the snow – a magical place!

Alison Bartram – The warm welcome you get from Yorkshire folk, Christmas Carols round the tree in Hebden Bridge, late night shopping in Hebden Bridge with family and friends, enjoying mulled wine and mince pies in most of the shops and a Christmas Day walk round the Luddendendene Valley or Hardcastle Crags ❤

Becky Procter – Whitby on Boxing Day…easy to park, a bracing walk along the sea front followed by the world’s finest fish and chips mmmmmmm!

Sandra Huckerby – because it’s a beautiful place and it’s my home

Susan Hiley Donald – I live in Australia but born in Yorkshire and will be spending Xmas in 30 odd degree heat and that isn’t right, should have snow and a huge fire!

Christmas in North Yorkshire

Alessandra Gritt – Pateley Bridge late night shopping & Christmas trees lining the high street 🙂

John Mounsey – Roasted chestnuts for sale on Fargate in Sheffield City Centre

Angie – A stroll up to Top Withins (Wuthering Heights)

Rich Huxley – Real fires in pubs, walking the dog on hard icy ground, hot toddys and mulled wine…and Yorkshire!

James West – Santa Special on the North York Moors Railway is brill!

Siobhan Hymes – I love going to the Christingle service that my girl’s primary school organises.

Mike Benson – I begin to enjoy when the family come over on xmas eve for a couple of drinks and some nibbles,

Golf Bar Leeds – The smell of the jacket potato stand when you’re Christmas shopping in the dark, the shops & lights all lit up.

Elaine from Nicholson’s – Xmas Day walk on #Ilkley Moor

Elaine from Nicholson’s – Treats from Betty’s in Ilkley

Sarah Boothman – Late night shopping in Leeds when it is snowing outside but warm in the shops!

Neil Salvin – Christmas carols being played by the greatest brass bands in the world.

York Marriott – A cold crisp day spent in & around Grassington, walk down to the river then back up to the vilage for tea & cakes.

Della Parsons – All the Christmas Markets, the warm Yorkshire welcome and seeing the Moors & Dales beautifully frosted.

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