5 Yorkshire Experiences to Brighten up your Bank Holiday

5 great Yorkshire experiences to try this bank holiday

Three days off but don’t know what to do with them? We’ve got some suggestions for a range of Yorkshire experiences that will brighten up any bank holiday weekend.

Our pick of 5 great Yorkshire experiences to try this bank holiday

Get out and about on a quad bike

If you like high action bank holidays why not try your hand at quad biking this bank holiday? You’ll learn to master the basics in the beautiful surrounds of Hazlewood castle near York and Leeds. This tranquil 70+ acre woodland is split into 2 separate circuits – easy and hard! Choose from a 40 minute or 50 minute session which gives you the chance to test your skills on a variety of obstacles. Bring a friend on this thrilling activity for two!

From £118 for a 40 minute Quad Biking Session for Two People

Enjoy Afternoon Tea that packs a punch!

Want to while away your bank holiday in a comfy Chesterfield sofa, soaking up the atmosphere and indulging in afternoon tea experience with an exciting twist? You do?! Excellent! The guys at Lazy Lounge in Leeds have swapped the traditional cuppa for a refreshing gin punch served in a china tea pot and accompanied by a small selection of cakes and sandwiches. Perfect for sharing with friends.

Only £28 for the Afternoon tea pot – perfect for 2 people to share!

Escape Room by Post For Kids - The Secret Service

Try a stay at home escape game – wet weather option

Agent Jones needs help! She’s the chief spy in the Secret Service and she’s discovered a series of clues to unlock a secret message, but she can’t crack the code on her own. Keep the kids busy for a while this bank holiday with a Puzzle by Post. You’ll receive all the clues and a UV pen in your puzzle pack. Leave a message in the secret vault for the kids to find when they successfully solve the puzzle.

Only £12 for the Puzzle Pack, Pen & Postage!

Learn the art of modern calligraphy

With this luxury modern calligraphy kit from the UK’s leading contemporary calligrapher, Kirsten Burke, you will be swirling your s’s and looping your l’s in no time. The kit comes with lots of useful templates and quality kraft cards for creating your own beautiful greetings cards and postcards.

Only £40 for a starter calligraphy kit in a luxury presentation box

Bird of Prey Flying Experience

Meet a feathered friend

Meet up in the majestic museum gardens in central York and spend 30 minutes enjoying a taster bird handling experience.  During your 30 minute experience you will handle a selection of different birds of prey with an experienced falconer before flying a barn owl and a Harris hawk. Learn to cast the bird free and how to call it back to your hand. 

Only £20 for a 30 minute bird of prey flying experience

If nothing in our list floats your boat we have over 200 alternative Yorkshire experiences to try this bank holiday.