We’ve pulled together our Top 5 Yorkshire Experiences for Foodies, collecting some of the highlights of Yorkshire cuisine, so you can treat yourself or your friends to a delicious Yorkshire experience.
Uniquely Local Yorkshire Days Out for Food Lovers
The beautiful landscape and rich history of Yorkshire has inspired artists and writers alike; from the blue rolling hills of Turner’s paintings to the windswept moors in the writings of the Bronte Sisters. Yet Yorkshire has also yielded culinary inspiration, with produce born from rich soil and generations of farming. Combine this tradition with the creativity and invention of local chefs, and you have a must-visit location for food lovers!
If you’re looking for inspiration for a foodie day out, keep reading! Come together to celebrate, savour, and try something new with Uniquely Local.
Kelham Island boasts a fascinating history as one of Sheffield’s oldest manufacturing sites which once housed cutlery and steel works. Now you can put that cutlery to good use in a food tour of this regenerated, creative community.
During this experience you’ll be guided through all the best spots to eat in Kelham Island, enjoying delicious and generous samples from a whole range of establishments, including coffee roasters, a micro-bakery, and even Sheffield’s first urban cheesemaker for the cheese-lovers among you.
This insider’s guide to the eating out scene in Kelham Island is perfect for any curious foodies out there – you’ll be sure to leave full and satisfied.
Enjoy a food tour of Kelham Island in Sheffield for only £60 per person
Calling all cheese lovers! Let’s get hands on (and tummies full) with this amazing Yorkshire cheese making experience. Set in the beautiful Yorkshire Dales with wonderful views in every direction, you and a friend will be treated to a full day of cheese making at an artisanal cheese factory, using local milk to cook up some delicious creations.
This foodie day out features all aspects of cheese-making including cheese grading, cheese waxing, and (of course) cheese tasting. At the end of the day you can take samples of your creations home to share your new cheesy skills with friends and family! A great experience for any food-lovers in Yorkshire.
Learn to make cheese in the Yorkshire Dales for only £99 per person or £150 for a couple
The York food scene has been growing in leaps and bounds, and with this hidden gems food tour you’ll be able to sample some of the very best bits. Whether you’re a committed foodie or just curious, this tour will introduce you to innovative flavours and creative dishes that are locally sourced and freshly made.
Discover the hidden gems of York as you explore culinary offerings from unique and independent businesses. The best part is that you can feel great about your impact on the planet as you fill up on delicious local cuisine! If you have a group of foodie friends who want to try something new, this is the experience for you.
Discover York’s Hidden Foodie Gems from £55 per person
Now, what to drink? How about some Yorkshire-grown wine enjoyed in the shade of a beautiful vineyard? The Yorkshire Heart Vineyard and Brewery features 10 acres of natural beauty, and with this experience it will be yours to explore as you take a tour, before settling down for a wine-lover’s dream tasting. You’ll get the chance to sample local white, red, and rose wines and marvel at the fact that rainy Yorkshire could produce something this good.
It gets better! To finish off the day you’ll be treated to a scrumptious traditional afternoon tea with all the jam and cream you can handle. If you’re a wine-lover who wants to explore local Yorkshire wine, this should be at the top of your list.
Enjoy Afternoon Tea at Yorkshire’s premier vineyard for only £40 per person.
No meal is complete without a sweet treat, so to finish off our round-up of Yorkshire foodie experiences, let’s have some chocolate! This hands-on experience is held in the centre of the chocolate city York, and gives you the chance to make your very own customised bar of chocolate! Not only this, but you’ll learn all about cocoa beans while sampling a range of chocolate for ‘research’ purposes. (Research! We promise!) If you want to satisfy your sweet tooth and get creative, this is a must-do. Combine this foodie experience with a day out in beautiful York, and your weekend plans are sorted.
Create your own chocolate bar at York Cocoa Works for only £22.50 per person