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10 activities to do with friends in Yorkshire

10 activities to do with friends in Yorkshire

Whether you’re travelling to Yorkshire with friends and just want a fun way to spend a few hours or have been tasked with organising the hen do to beat all hen dos you can’t go wrong with this diverse destination. We’ve compiled a list of our fave 10 activities to do with friends in Yorkshire.

With great cities and stunning scenery Yorkshire is the perfect location for your group get-together. You can be surfing in the morning and sampling craft beer in the afternoon at one of Yorkshire’s many award-winning micro breweries.

How about…

Bushcraft and campfire experience near York – a half day experience learning new bushcraft skills and cooking on a campfire in a beautiful private woodland near York. This is a truly unique experience for a group of up to 8 friends.

Guided Mountain biking in Swaledale in the Yorkshire Dales – this is a great way to experience Yorkshire with your friends. Having a guide who knows the terrain and can plan a route best suited to your groups’ abilities takes all the stress out of a ride and ensures that you and your friends have a great days cycling.

Private group surf lessons at North Bay, Scarborough – this Yorkshire coast town has some amazing beaches and an active surf scene. If you want a group activity that screams fun then this is definitely for you. Scarborough is fab weekend break destination with a lively night life and some great bars and restaurants.

Cosmetics making with gin afternoon tea – if you fancy a more crafty activity that lends itself to having a good old catch up whilst creating a super smelling reminder of your time together then this group activity is right up your street. Make two cosmetics from a range of eco friendly products and enjoy a delicious afternoon tea washed down with a bathtub gin.

High ropes tree top adventure at Ripley Castle near Harrogate – another picturesque setting for this great team activity, Ripley Castle is close to Harrogate, Leeds and York. This is fun and challenging group activity that is will have you leaping from great heights. This one of many group activities you can do at Ripley Castle so would make the perfect location for an action packed day out.

Pork pie and piccalilli making – a really fun way to spend the day with a group of friends is creating your very own pork pie recipe and producing a mouth watering piccalilli to serve with it. This is a unique experience for a group of up to 6 friends and takes place near Penistone which is approximately 14 miles north of Sheffield.

Taste of Kelham Island food tour – if you’d rather taste food than cook it yourself, how about this fabulous food tour of Kelham Island in Sheffield. one of the many food tours we have listed and always an excellent choice for a girly weekend break.

Group canoe experience from Ripon to Boroughbridge – spend the day with your friends messing about on the picturesque river Ure canoeing from Ripon to Boroughbridge. Your qualified guides will ensure you get the best out of this full day activity. It’s a great way to see Yorkshire from a different angle and get out and about in the fresh air with your friends.

Group photography walk and photography workshop in York – with so much to see and photography York is the perfect location for a photography walk and workshop. With so much to see and do York makes and excellent base for a weekend with friends. This 3 hour activity is a fun way to get the most out of a trip to this fantastic city.

Cheese making in the Yorkshire Dales – Reeth is the picture postcard setting for this group activity. Spend the day with friends learning how to turn 500 litres of local Yorkshire milk into various cheeses. It’s a fun and rewarding group activity that you wont forget in a hurry.

If nothing listed here floats your boat we’ve got a whole range of group experiences to do in Yorkshire.

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