Rural Tourism Conference - Yorkshire

Wednesday October 16, 2019

Rural Tourism Conference - Ripley Castle

Wednesday 16th October 2019

Rural Tourism is our topic for the Autumn Tourism Society Yorkshire Conference to be held at the wonderful Ripley Castle by the kind permission of Sir Thomas Ingilby. 


5.30 Arrival | 6.00 Welcome and Introductions | 6.10 Presentations begin.

Presentations from:

  • Julie Barker - Head of Visitor Services, The Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority - Dark Skies, Nature Tourism, Local Food - Getting the best from the Special Qualities of our protected areas.
  • Jim Richards - Director, Rural and Business Specialists Limited - Funding for Leisure and Lifestyle business, holiday cottages/complexes, camping, glamping, leisure and outdoor pursuits.
  • Sally Walker - RIBA Conservation Accredited Architect, Native Chartered Architects - Conservation Counts - How good design contributes to rural tourism business success.
  • Richard Bryan - Managing Director, Qa Research Insights from research with rural tourism businesses 

We'll end the evening with a buffet supper and wine plus the opportunity to view Ripley Castle.

Book Online at: 

Contact T: 07967 032623.


Look forward to seeing you at Ripley Castle, John Gallery, chairman, the Tourism Society Yorkshire.

Venue Information

Ripley Castle


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