Hunton Steam Gathering 2024

Hunton Steam Gathering 2024

About

Set in  picturesque Lower Wensleydale in North Yorkshire, the Hunton Steam Gathering offers an enriching experience for all ages. The event, held annually in September, covers 70 acres and features an array of historical exhibits and family-oriented activities.

Event Features

  • Displays of steam engines, vintage cars, tractors, and more, spanning over a century of progress.
  • Vintage fairground attractions, falconry shows, and various live demonstrations.
  • Comprehensive marketplace including a craft fair, food stalls, and a bar with refreshments.

Historical Significance and Charity Work

The Gathering, initiated in 1985 by steam enthusiast David Robinson, has evolved from a small fundraiser to a major event. It has significantly contributed to community development in Hunton and supported various local charities.

Visitor Attraction and Community Contribution

As the largest annual event of its kind in Richmondshire, it draws thousands of enthusiasts, enhancing tourism and economic growth in the region. Managed by volunteers, the Gathering is a testament to community spirit.

Exhibition Highlights for 2024

  • An impressive lineup of steam engines, including iconic Fowler BB1 steam ploughing engines.
  • A vast array of classic cars, tractors, and other historic vehicles.

Additional Attractions

The Gathering will host a diverse Craft and Food Market, alongside various entertainment options and a bustling fairground.

Ticket Information

Tickets for the event will be available for purchase at the entrance, with options for adults and children, and special arrangements for caravanning.

For more details, visit the official website of the Hunton Steam Gathering 2024.

Where

Hunton, Bedale, Bedale Road, Hunton, Bedale, North Yorkshire, DL8 1QF
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When

7th Sep - 8th Sep, 2024

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