Most towns in North Yorkshire hold regular markets, below is a list of those worth a visit. Some are on our doorstep others a little further afield but possibly on you route to Hovingham or to your next destination.
But don't forget Hovingham's own award winning market which is held at the village hall on the first Saturday of every month.
Kirby Stephen, Pickering, Selby, Scarborough, Skipton, Thirsk
Bedale, Hawes, Kirkby Lonsdale, Richmond (indoor), Scarborough, Settle, Whitby
Knaresborough, Kirbymoorside, Masham, Northallerton, Scarborough, Sedbergh, Skipton
Guisborough, Kirkby Lonsdale, Richmond (indoor), Ripon, Scarborough, Tadcaster, Wetherby
Easingwold, Helmsley, Leyburn, Reeth, Richmond, Selby, Scarborough, Thirsk, Whitby
Hovingham (first Saturday of the month except January) Appleby, Guisborough, Malton, Masham, Northallerton, Richmond, Selby, Scarborough, Thirsk, Whitby
The number of farmers markets has grown to 450 nationally. They all share the ethos that the producers are present to sell what they have reared, grown, baked or brewed. They are all managed to ensure that they remain true to these founding principles.
Hovingham Village Market
2nd Tuesday of the month (May to December) contact 01653 648444 or visit www.castlehoward.co.uk
3rd Wednesday of every month contact 01347 810340 www.easingwoldcommunity.co.uk
2nd Thursday of every month contact 01943 851204 www.visitharrogate.co.uk
Last Saturday of every month (except August and December) contact 01653 692151
1st Thursday of every month contact 01751 473780
3rd Sunday of every month 01748 884965 www.ndfm.co.uk
Murton 1st and 3rd of every month 01904 489731 www.ylc.co.uk
Parliament St. last Friday of every month 01904 551355 www.vsityork.org