20-30 September 2018

Join us in September 2018 for the very first Broughton Hall Children's Literature Festival at Yorkshire’s majestic Broughton Hall Estate. 

Our stellar line-up includes Andy and The Odd Socks, Clare Balding OBE, Carnegie Medal Winner Tanya Landman, poet Tony Walsh who performed at the One Love Manchester concert, Young Samurai and Bodyguard author Chris Bradford, Ross Welford, Robin Stevens, M.G. Leonard and World Slam Poetry Champion Harry Baker.

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Getting to the festival...

Broughton Hall is located a few minutes from Skipton, Gateway to The Yorkshire Dales

By Car

When travelling from Skipton bear left 200 metres past The Bull Inn. When travelling from Lancashire, follow signs to Skipton, turn right 200 metres after the A59/A56 roundabout.

Car parking costs £10 per day and you are free to leave and re-enter the festival car park on the day as you please. Cash only.

By Train

Trains run frequently from Skipton station to all parts of the UK. There is a direct service to and from London King’s Cross St Pancras.

By Plane

Leeds/Bradford, Manchester and Liverpool airports are quickly accessible by road.

The Broughton Hall Estate features a beautiful historic home, stunning purpose-built modern venues, holiday cottages and 3,000 acres of spectacular landscape in which to live, work and play.

For more information, visit broughtonhall.co.uk.


The Broughton Hall Estate

Skipton, Yorkshire
BD23 3AE


All day events include...

Animal petting • Bollywood dancing • Donkey rides • Face painting • Live Music from Brassanova • Messy Play with Spongetree and Yorkshire Sculpture Park • The Micralite Scarecrow Trail (45min walk) ⚡ Duel with He Who Must Not Be Named ⚡

PLUS, loads of food and drink available throughout!

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