The August Bank Holiday is nearly upon us and we’re wondering how you will spend your 3 day weekend if you are staying in your holiday home. Only 9 miles from Warren Forest, Harrogate is always a great place to visit. Whether it’s the beauty of the spa town, the shopping, or the fabulous afternoon tea’s you will definitely find something to enjoy!

This bank holiday the StrEat Food Festival returns to the stunning Valley Gardens in for the second year running over the August Bank Holiday, 25th to the 28th of August.The national 4-day celebration of some of the best street food from around the world, enjoyed a hugely successful launch last year with. The atmosphere is fabulous and you are bound to find some food that you love….a must for all foodies!

If you’re looking for a day out with a difference the Ripon Racecourse is a popular choice. Ripon has the well earned title as ‘Best Small Racecourse in the North’ as voted by the Racegoers Club. Due to its most pleasant surroundings, Ripon is known as Yorkshires Garden Racecourse.

With total prize money well in excess of a million pounds, the fixture list at Ripon incorporates some outstanding races. In August alone, the course stages two major highlights. This August bank holiday Monday, Ripon stages the second of these, the Listed EBF Champion Two Year Old Trophy. A great place to go if you fancy a flutter or just want soak up the atmosphere!

So there are a couple of suggestions,or of course you may prefer to relax and unwind here at Warren Forest. Enjoy a game of putting, a visit to the Library and good walk along the Nidderdale way, the choice is yours…..