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Helmsley Horse Races

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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NSPCC Christmas Fair moves to Duncombe Park

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. […]

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North York Moors National Park Authority’s 2016 Design Award winners

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 […]

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National Park restoration successes

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 […]

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Birds of prey on show

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, […]

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Duncombe Park Country Fair – Monday May 26th 2014

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 […]

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Roger Albert Clark Rally comes to Helmsley this Saturday

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 […]

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Helmsley images

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 […]

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Duncombe Park stars in new TV drama

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, […]

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Duncombe Park Steam Rally – July 7th & 8th – a great reason to visit Helmsley

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, […]

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Kate Royal Opens Ryedale Festival

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 – […]

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Helmsley’s new International Birds of Prey Centre starting to take shape

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 – […]

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Birds of prey centre at Duncombe Park gets go-ahead

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 […]

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