Readers of The Guardian will know that it recently published a list of the 50 Best Sunday Lunches to be had, nationwide. Included in ‘the North’ was the Star Inn just down the road at Harome. Here’s what they had to say: The Star Inn conjures the feeling of JRR Tolkein’s hobbit-filled Shire as you […]
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You may well have already booked your place at the King’s Head St Patrick’s Day Party on Saturday evening from 7 p.m. which features a two course meal and entertainment. Details available from the King’s Head. In the morning, by kind permission of the proprietors, there is to be an informal reading of ‘The Rising […]
All you pub quizzers out there should keep SUNDAY 7th FEBRUARY free, and help THE CROWN INN, Hutton Le Hole break the current world record for the most pub quiz contestants at one time. The quiz, set by PUBAID, and played by contestants in over 1000 UK pubs, replaces the regular monthly quiz nights held […]
Congratulations to Steve and Maria Wrigley, who run the Kings Head in Kirkbymoorside, on being named runner-up in the Marston’s Turnaround Pub of the Year for the North of England. Steve and Maria moved to the area two years ago to manage the pub, after previously running a country inn in Knutsford, Cheshire, and spent […]
If you’re planning to visit the Sixties festival on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway next weekend, you might want to make a day of it with a Sixties event at the nearby Sun Inn in Westgate, Pickering.
WHAT’S ON IN NOVEMBER at THE SUN INN, PICKERING November’s Exhibition in The Garden Room Paintings by Kezy Feaster Wednesday 5th 6.30 p.m BONFIRE NIGHT HOT DOGS & BURGERS:FREE ENTRY BUT PLEASE THROW MONEY IN THE BUCKET! Thursday 6th 8p.m. QUIZ NIGHT Raising funds for Newbridge Park Project £5 per team. (max 5) Raffle Saturday […]
The Star Inn, in Harome, near Helmsley, run by celebrity chef Andrew Pern, has regained the coveted Michelin star it held from 2002 to 2011, after inspectors found it served dishes with assured flavours and a skilled, classical style. It was one of only 14 restaurants in the UK to be upgraded to Michelin star […]
“There’s no better time than autumn to be exploring the woods, especially if there is a toasty inn to scoop you up after your walk”, according to Broadleaf, the Woodland Trust magazine . Can’t argue with that, especially when their list of “five inspiring woods to visit this season, each with a classic country pub […]
Ryedale Walking Group will be doing a 5.5 mile (easy) walk, on Wednesday 17th July, taking in Howldale Wood & Scalla Moor. Park/Start: Ruffa Lane (East), Pickering (SE809838) at 6.30pm. Contact Phil on 01751 476380. The group will be doing a 6.5 mile (easy) 450ft/135m walk on Sunday 21st July, covering Marton, Great Edstone and […]
Continuing our occasional series on places to have lunch on the 128 bus route. Looking for a ‘cheap and cheerful’ lunch in Helmsley? Try the Royal Oak pub on the market square, run by Rachel Newton who used to work at KMS hairdressing here in Kirkbymoorside some years ago, until she married Craig and made […]
Events in June at the Sun Inn, Pickering
The Sun Inn, Pickering is holding its first ever Beer and Cider festival on 27th and 28th April. Admission £3 with commemorative glass (£2 for CAMRA members with card). Hot and cold food available, live music, 80’s disco Saturday p.m. Today is the 3rd anniversary of the Sun re-opening under new management: congratulations to all […]
North Yorkshire is being invited to nominate its favourite pub in a competition to find the county’s most popular local. Voting for Yorkshire’s Favourite Pub 2013 is now open and organiser Welcome to Yorkshire is encouraging people across Yorkshire to tell them which their favourite pub is and why. Last year, White Horse Farm Inn, […]
Given the concern in the town about pubs changing hands and possibly closing down altogether, it is good news that the Government has set up a Committee to look into the problems facing ‘tied’ pubs, especially excessive rents and the prices they are required to pay for beer. This committee is to be chaired by […]
Continuing our occasional series on places to have lunch on the 128 bus route, we’ve moved on to Thornton le Dale and the New Inn. Situated within sight of the bus stop, at the crossroads in the centre of Thornton, the New Inn couldn’t be easier to find, and it’s clearly popular as the dining […]
There are hopes that the once popular Plough Inn at Fadmoor near Kirkbymoorside may soon reopen. The Plough was closed over two years ago, after its owner, millionaire Peter Wilkinson said it was costing £35,000 a year to keep it open. Photo by Miss Steel for Geograph Read the full story here.
Following the sudden closure of the Green Chilli Indian several weeks ago, it seemed like Kirkbymoorside was to lose yet another outlet in the Market Place. However it is now under new management, a partnership between Conh Poc from the Sinh Ley and Carl Blackburn, former landlord of the Cricketers, West End. The Black Swan […]
Heading from Kirkbymoorside towards Scarborough, the 128 bus (timetable here) soon deviates from the A170 through the small village of Sinnington, where it stops very close to the Fox and Hounds, our next destination for lunch. I have to confess to bias here: I’ve been eating at the Fox and Hounds for a decade or […]
Part way between Kirkbymoorside and Helmsley, the small village of Wombleton lies just off the A170, and on the 128 bus route. The bus stops right outside the village’s only pub, the Plough Inn, which was our next port of call on our quest to find good places for lunch without driving. The Plough immediately […]
In case you haven’t noticed as you walk through the town, here is some good news: the King’s Head has re-opened. New opening hours are from 10 am daily Monday to Saturday, closing at 11 pm Monday to Friday and 1 am on Saturday, and from 12 noon to 11 pm on Sundays. A wide […]
Welcome to Yorkshire, in association with the Yorkshire Post, is giving you the chance to vote for your favourite Yorkshire pub. Whether it’s a traditional country pub, a historic tavern, or a city centre pub – they want to know. Have your say and tell why your local should win Yorkshire’s Favourite Pub 2012 award. Your votes will […]
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