A festive York visitor attraction has enjoyed a record breaking Christmas after drawing bigger crowds than ever before. Yorkshire’s Winter Wonderland and the Ice Factor, which operated at the York Designer Outlet, had its most successful yet with almost 48,000 visitors over the month it was open, up from 46,200 the year before.

Food extravaganza: This year’s Malton Food Lovers Festival will be held on May 24 and 25. It will have some 160 stalls and is expected to attract more than 22,000 visitors to the market town. The deadline for stallholder and street food applications has been extended to January 31. For forms visit maltonyorkshire.co.uk

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