• Malton is a pretty Yorkshire market town, located on the north of the River Derwent on the historic boundary between the North and East Ridings of Yorkshire.

    The town is known as a top foodie destination with its famous food festival, monthly food market, Malton Cookery School, traditional food shops and 'Made in Malton' artisan producers. It was Antonio Carluccio who first called the town, "Yorkshire's Food Capital!". It also has a large number of excellent independent shops.

    The Town is fit to burst with food and drink Festivals. Monthly food markets and tours available at the Brass Castle Brewery, for more information and dates for all events please visit: http://maltonyorkshire.co.uk/.

    Surrounding Malton and Norton are some of Yorkshire's most popular attractions, including:

    Flamingo Land

    Set in 375 acres of beautiful countryside, you will find something for all ages to enjoy. If you are looking for adrenaline-fuelled thrills, there is a sensational collection of extreme rides, including the record-breaking Mumbo Jumbo, plus a great choice of junior and family attractions. You will also quickly discover what makes Flamingo Land the UK's most visited Zoo. With over 140 species of reptiles, mammals and birds, plus our amazing penguin pool and Muddy Duck Farm, you can enjoy an amazing view of the animal kingdom.

    Wolds Way Lavender

    Set closely to Wolds Way Walk, surrounded by mature woodland, on the edge of the picturesque Yorkshire Wolds. Wolds Way Lavender and Herb Farm is a wonderful and relaxing place to visit. The family run 12 acre site is currently planted with over six acres of lavender ranging from rich hues of purple to the purest white.

    Yorkshire Lavender

    This is the North of England's triple award-winning visitor attraction, lavender farm and gardens all set within the Howardian Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Visit the award-winning Gardens, The Wibbly Wobbly Way, The Lynne Goodwill Memorial Garden, Deer Park, Sculpture Park and probably the largest hillside Snakes and Ladders in Yorkshire - fun for all the family!