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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.
Malton on the Map
Malton is in the North York Moors, between York and the Yorkshire Coast.
Things to do in Malton
Browse a range of things to do in and around Malton, with the Events and Attractions listed below.
Malton Christmas Festival 2022Market Place , Malton, North Yorkshire, YO17 7LX
Date & Time:December 3rd, 2022 9:00am
Sky Magic ScampstonScampston Walled Garden, Scampston, Malton, YO17 8NG
Date & Time:November 4th, 2022 4:30pm
Malton Monthly Food Market – October 2022Market Place , Malton, North Yorkshire, YO17 7LX
Date & Time:October 8th, 2022 12:00am
Malton Visitor Attractions
Flamingo Land Theme Park, Zoo and ResortFlamingo Land Theme Park, Zoo & Resort, Malton, North Yorkshire, YO17 6UX
Scampston Hall and Walled GardenScampston Hall Estate Office, Scampston, Malton, North Yorkshire, YO17 8NG
Check out our curated page of Malton Essentials to learn more about what’s happening in the area.
Where to Stay – Accommodation in Malton
Also browse hotels in Malton and B&Bs in Malton.
FAQs About Malton
Is Malton Worth Visiting?
It’s well worth visiting, particularly if you like food. Foodies will find Malton is one of the best towns in North Yorkshire in terms of options.
Journey into the North York Moors, take a trip to the Yorkshire Coast, or head to the ancient cobbled streets of York for a day of shopping amidst historic splendour. Also see our North Yorkshire page.
What day is Malton market?
The market takes place every Saturday. There are also livestock markets at the auction mart twice a week, on Tuesdays and Fridays.