Visit Malton - Yorkshire's Food Capital

Discover Malton

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 Events

Malton Christmas Festival 2022

Market Place , Malton, North Yorkshire, YO17 7LX

Date & Time:

December 3rd, 2022 9:00am

Sky Magic Scampston

Scampston Walled Garden, Scampston, Malton, YO17 8NG

Date & Time:

November 4th, 2022 4:30pm

Malton Monthly Food Market – October 2022

Market Place , Malton, North Yorkshire, YO17 7LX

Date & Time:

October 8th, 2022 12:00am

Malton Visitor Attractions

Brass Castle Brewery

10A Yorkersgate, Malton, North Yorkshire, YO17 7AB

Flamingo Land Theme Park, Zoo and Resort

Flamingo Land Theme Park, Zoo & Resort, Malton, North Yorkshire, YO17 6UX

Raisthorpe Flyers

Wharram, Malton, North Yorkshire, YO179TF

ButterBees of Malton

12 Market Street, Malton, North Yorkshire, YO17

Passione Della Pasta

52 Yorkersgate, Talbot Yard, Malton, North Yorkshire, YO17 7AG

Food 2 Remember

4 Talbot Yard, Yorkersgate, Malton, North Yorkshire, YO17 7AB

Wolds Way Lavender

Wintringham, Malton, North Yorkshire, YO17 8HW

The Whole Hogg

Howe Bridge Farm, Low Marishes, Malton, North Yorkshire, YO17 6RQ

The Talbot

Yorkersgate, Malton, North Yorkshire, YO17 7AJ

Scampston Hall and Walled Garden

Scampston Hall Estate Office, Scampston, Malton, North Yorkshire, YO17 8NG

Kirkham Priory

Whitwell On The Hill, Malton, North Yorkshire, YO60 7JS

Yorkshire Lavender

Yorkshire Lavender, Terrington, Malton, North Yorkshire, YO60 6PB

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.

The Private Hill

Thrussendale Road Acklam, Malton, YO17 9RG, United Kingdom

The Old Cart House

Deepwell Cottages, Brawby, Malton, North Yorkshire, YO17 6QA

Wolds Way Caravan and Camping

West Farm, West Knapton, Malton, North Yorkshire, YO17 8JE

The Cross Keys

The Cross Keys, Thixendale, Malton, North Yorkshire, YO17 9TG

1 Rodgers Mews

Malton, YO17 7AA, United Kingdom

Laurel Farm

Malton, YO17 8EB, United Kingdom

The Old Chapel, Malton

Malton, YO17 6TU, United Kingdom

The Bothy, 21 West Street, Malton

Malton, YO176SP, United Kingdom

Sykes Lodge

Malton, YO17 9QS, United Kingdom

Saville Street

Malton, YO17 7AB, United Kingdom

Primrose Cottage

Malton, YO17 9LU, United Kingdom

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.

Where Next?

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.