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Hunmanby tourist attraction to host Tour de Yorkshire roadshow

Hunmanby tourist attraction to host Tour de Yorkshire roadshow


An award winning Hunmanby tourist attraction will host a Tour de Yorkshire roadshow for local business owners later this month.


The Pot Still Coffee Shop at the Spirit of Yorkshire Distillery in Hunmanby will host the roadshow from 5pm on 18th March.  Organised by Welcome to Yorkshire, it is one of a series of events for businesses and communities to learn how to make the most of the opportunities afforded by the four day race that starts on 2ndMay.


Spirit of Yorkshire Director and Co-founder, David Thompson said: "The third stage of the tour passes through Hunmanby on 4thMay on its way from the start at Bridlington to the finish at Scarboroughand represents a great opportunity to showcase the best of North Yorkshire to visitors from all over the world.


"The roadshow session will include a short presentation, detailed information about the route, advice about making the most from this world-class event and a Q&A session. It should be an interesting and informative event."


The Tour de Yorkshire roadshow is a free event, but booking is essential. To register a place at the event, go to


Spirit of Yorkshire was launched in 2016 and is a collaboration between farmer and brewer, Tom Mellor from Wold Top Brewery and business partner, David Thompson. The pair have invested significantly to follow their dream of creating a Yorkshire whisky that doesn't simply replicate Scotch. The distillery is a true grain to glass business and boasts some of the most impressive distilling equipment in the country, includingtwo of the largest Forsyth pot stills operating in the UK outside of Scotland.




Photograph caption:David Thompson is looking forward to welcoming the Tour de Yorkshire roadshow to the Spirit of Yorkshire Distillery David Thompson


For more information or to arrange an interview with a spokesman from Spirit of Yorkshire Distillery, please contact Tracey Baty at three60 marketing on;


Direct line:01430 871360

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Notes to editors


  1. Spirit of Yorkshire won Best Tourism award at the Scarborough Business Awards 2018
  2. Spirit of Yorkshire won best Small Business Award at the Chamber Bridlington and Yorkshire Coast Business Awards in October 2018
  3. Spirit of Yorkshire Distillery won Best Filey Business in the Toast of the Coast awards 2018
  4. Spirit of Yorkshire won a VisitEngland Welcome Award in the Attractions Accolades in appreciation of the outstanding experiences they have provided since they opened their visitor attraction in April 2017