Helmsley Horse Races will be held at Duncombe Park on Sunday February 12. Organised by the Sinnington Hunt, the Races are a traditional form of point-to-pointing, which is confined to amateur trainers and jockeys. Horses and riders compete to see who can complete the three miles and 18 fences in the shortest time. There will […]
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The popular NSPCC Christmas Fair is moving this year from its regular venue at Castle Howard to Duncombe Park. Bringing together a handpicked selection of exhibitors, The NSPCC Duncombe Park Christmas Fair offers discerning shoppers an exciting array of beautiful, unusual, and special gift ideas along with loads of lovely treats for the Christmas season. […]
The results have just been announced. Best New Dwelling goes to Upgang, Westgate, Thornton le Dale with judges commendation being awarded to Alum Drive Eskdaleside Sleights, (affordable homes development). Best Extension to an Existing Dwelling was awarded to The Old Vicarage, Ingleby, Greenhow. Best Conversion went to High Ewecote Farm, Chopgate, Best Non-Residential Development was […]
Established in 1982 – the original country fair of North Yorkshire in the beautiful grounds of Duncombe Park – a fantastic day out for the whole family. Find out more.
Took these photos whilst out in the late afternoon today. Duncombe Park looked stunning as the mist began to fall and yet in town reminders of summer were still present in lingering floral displays. copyright free
Over the last eighteen months the North York Moors National Park Authority (NYMNPA), has facilitated the restoration of 24 listed buildings that are considered ‘at risk’. These have included a number of decorative Georgian structures, the Doric and Ionic temples and portico at Nawton Towers and the Ionic temple at Duncombe Park. As part of […]
Several events are coming up for enthusiasts for birds of prey, or anyone simply wanting to find out more about these lovely creatures. Hawk Walk at the Yorkshire Arboretum Experience the magic and thrill of flying birds of prey. Enjoy a walk with a hawk following through the trees and flying to your gloved fist, […]
The Raptor Fair is a show devoted to showcasing the very best of birds of prey and falconry in the UK and abroad. Held in the grounds of the acclaimed International Centre for Birds of Prey at Duncombe Park it is a fantastic setting for a very special event. Organised by the International Centre for […]
Established in 1982 – the original country fair of North Yorkshire in the beautiful grounds of Duncombe Park. Clowns and variety artists, dog displays, horses and dog shows, trade stands, craft tents and farmers market. Find out more. A FANTASTIC DAY OUT FOR ALL THE FAMILY Free car park Parking on the showfield £7 extra per car […]
More than 75 entrants have been confirmed for this year’s Roger Albert Clark Rally, which gets under way with a series of special night stages in the North Yorkshire forests around Pickering starting on Friday (November 8). The second biggest rallying event in the UK, which is expected to attract more than 50,000 spectators during […]
The Bird of Prey Centre, ICBP Duncombe, have two baby owls now. They are out in a playpen on the grass during the day for the visitors to see. The grey one on the left in the picture is a Tawny Owl and the white one is a Barn Owl. They grow up very fast […]
Two from our regular contributor Mike Ward from Kirkbymoorside Camera Club. First, the recently renovated South Gate to Duncombe Park – it looks fantastic. Also just across the A170 is the village of Sproxton, where I met and had a chat with the two walkers. They had travelled from Yeadon, West Yorkshire, to spend a […]
This well established fair at Easter is held at Duncombe Park, home to the Duncombe family since the 18th Century. Held on Easter Sunday and Easter Monday each year, the fair is set throughout the stately home which is not normally open to the public. There are are over 50 stalls and the fair runs […]
The first episode of a new period drama, Parade’s End, part of which was filmed at Helmsley’s Duncombe Park, will be shown on Friday on BBC2. Adapted by Sir Tom Stoppard from a novel by Ford Madox Ford and set in the lead up to the First World War, the five-part mini series stars Rupert Everett, […]
The new bird of prey visitor centre at Duncombe Park was planned to open for the current tourist season, but work has been held up by the weather. Full story here.
Developments from the fast evolving project site are described by Charlie Heap who is heading up the centre which he hopes to be open at some point in the autumn. Visit Charlie’s Facebook page here and their website.
Plans are once again well advanced for the Great Yorkshire Traction Engine Club’s rally at Duncombe Park, Helmsley on the 7th & 8th of July. The event attracts about 50 full size steamers, 30+ miniatures, more than 100 Commercials, 200+ Tractors & stationary engines & 200 Vintage Cars & motorcycles. Several organs, models, working area, […]
Described by The Times as “in a class of her own”, Kate Royal will be appearing at the Ryedale Festival Gala Concert to be held at Duncombe Park on Friday 13th July. A regular visitor to all the world most famous concert halls and opera houses, Kate Royal is a soprano of immense quality – […]
In this film Charlie Heap, who is heading up the development up at Duncombe Park, describes the building works that are currently taking place on site and the sustainable elements that are key to the project. Visit the Centre’s website here but for more detailed information about ICBP visit their website here. Music – […]
A birds of prey centre is set open in the grounds of Duncombe Park this summer after planners gave the proposal the green light. The venture was given unanimous support by the North York Moors National Park’s planning committee last Thursday after Charles Heap, of the International Centre for Birds of Prey, told members that the […]