Tours and workshops

Be immersed in the diverse and vibrant East Yorkshire by joining one of the many curated tours and workshops, designed to offer unique and immersive experiences, from soaking up the history and magnificent views from a minster rooftop, to creating delicious delights at the cookery school.


Historical tours

Uncover the stories of East Yorkshire’s past with guided and self-guided tours of market towns. Explore the majestic and renowned Beverley Minster, where you can both delve into the tales of its medieval origins and take a tour to dizzying heights of the rooftops to enjoy the panoramic view. And if you’re visiting one the region’s grand stately homes, the expert guides will take you on an exploration through time and East Yorkshire Heritage.


Wildlife tours

Whether it’s a Seashore Safari or a Puffin and Gannet Cruise, East Yorkshire’s rich wildlife has its very own wildlife experts to help you discover, spot and learn about the area’s nature.

Cookery classes and tours

In a county that is proud of its local provenance and excels in creating delicious produce, it’s only fitting that you’re able to develop your own cookery skills using high quality, local ingredients. The courses available at Wolds Escapes cover dishes from across the globe, including Modern British giving you the chance to take your classic dishes to the next level. Side Oven Bakery offer regular breadmaking courses and open days of their farm and mill where they create a variety of organic and delicious products. For something more unique a trip to John Bull’s World of Rock, may be just the thing, as you smell sweetness in the air and learn how all their sugary treats are made you can even have a go at making your very own stick of rock, including learning how they get the little letters through the centre. If you're visiting East Yorkshire in a group, Butterflies Chocolates offer workshops and tastings in a venue of your choice.


Vineyard and brewery tours

From first class ales to top rated wines, East Yorkshire is home to a number of brewers and distillers creating fine drinks for your palette. If you want to see the magic that goes into their making, many offer regular tours and events from growing, picking and bottling at Laurel Vines Vineyard and Winery to sampling the beers and uncover the story of Wold Top Brewery.


East Yorkshire has an array of immersive tours, workshops and experiences to whet your intellectual, curious and passionate appetites, whether you want to develop your skills or just get to know East Yorkshire a little better there’s plenty to choose from.

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