12th, 13th August 2017

We’ve got a fantastic weekend of activities planned paying respect to ‘Local Heroes’, (Yorkshire-based charities and the Emergency Services).  Police Car Hire UK attending with some fab cars.  The Fire service are bringing an arial ladder, 4x4 for recruitment and fire engine for kids to climb in and play with sirens etc

For the kids, we’ve also got Macies Face Painting and Little Zoo 2 You, plus lots of charities in attendance from the North Yorkshire Emergency Services to Furever Loved Small Animal Rescue.

We’ll be running a raffle with some amazing prizes including a Cream Tea for two at Just By The Bridge, a family ticket to Thornton Hall Farm, a tattoo voucher, a piercing from the lovely staff at Pegasus Piercing at Craven Court, Skipton, a hamper, a ghost hunt with D.S. ghost HUNTS and a wine tasting session for up to 10 courtesy of Majestic Wines Gift Vouchers, to name a few.

We recommend train tickets are purchased in advance.  Only £11 for adults and £5.50 per child age 3-15. (Face painting is not included in this price) Click here and choose ‘Day Train Tickets’.


Embsay Station

American and British Police Cars – (Police Hire UK)

North Yorkshire Fire Brigade

Macies Face Painting (extra cost to admission)

Skipton Air Cadets squadron 264

Embsay Pre School

Little Zoo 2 You – Creepy Crawlie Exhibition (Sunday only)

Bolton Abbey Station

Furever loved small animal rescue (Saturday only)

North Yorkshire Police (Saturday only)

Beamsley Project

Wharfedale Air Cadets squadron 1224

SCAD (Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection)

Keighley Armed Forces Association

Sibes And Sled Dogs Welfare (Saturday only)

Upper Wharfedale Fell Rescue Association (Saturday only)

Sue Ryder Hospice (Sunday only)

North Yorkshire Air Ambulance Fundraisers (Sunday only)

Royal Life Saving Society (Sunday only)


We’ve also got Macies Face Painting at Embsay Station (not included in the train ticket price) all weekend which is sure to be a hit with the kids!

We’ve got Zoo 2 You visiting with their wonderful collection of small animals! (Sunday only, based at Embsay on the lawn bringing ferrets, spiders, snake, snails etc for children to hold).


Donate an urgently needed item and receive a discount on Adult tickets!

sfbWe’re collecting food for Skipton Food Bank. If you are able to bring any of the following items to donate, then you’ll receive £1 off the Adult tickets.  Urgently required: Tinned potatoes, Tinned carrots, Tinned sweetcorn, Packets of custard, Instant Coffee, UHT Milk, Jam / Marmalade / Honey, Jars of Cooking Sauce, Packet Soup, Pasta Sauce, Shampoo, Shower gel, Tinned Fish, Tinned Fruit, Tinned Meat, Tinned Rice Pudding, Tinned Spaghetti, Tinned Tomatoes, Tinned Vegetables, Toilet Rolls, Toothbrushes, Toothpaste, shampoo, body gel


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