Take five: The best places to celebrate Burns Night across Yorkshire

Celebrate Burns Night, the birthday of Scotland's most famous poet with an evening of food, whisky and dancing.

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Tapton Hall

The Sheffield landmark hotel, which was once home to Florence Nightingale’s grandmother, will be celebrating the life and work of Robert Burns on Jan 27, with a Scots-themed dinner, including Ayrshire bacon, Aberdeen Angus beef and an Irn Bru cheesecake. The evening is £24.95 per person. Taptonhall.com

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Carlton Towers

Celebrate in true 19th Century style by dining in the State Room with Lord and Lady Fitzalan Howard on Jan 27. Guests will be greeted by bagpipes and roaring fires. The meal will include piping in the haggis and all guests get a Scotch or glass of fizz. Dinner is £45 per person. Carltontowers.co.uk

The Whisky Lounge

This event on Jan 24, will include six whiskies to taste in the company of the Lounge’s whisky experts. A half-time supper of haggis, neeps and tatties will be served. Held at the Northern Monk Brewery, Leeds, tickets are £32.12 from thewhiskylounge.com

The Carpenter’s Arms

The award-winning inn near Thirsk is holding a traditional Burns’ Night celebration on January 25. A three-course menu featuring Scottish fare and the traditional haggis, neeps and tatties will be rounded off with Wensleydale cheese and Ardbeg whisky. Thecarpentersarmsfelixkirk.com

York Theatre Royal

A lively night of dancing led by the Great Northern Ceilidh Band will celebrate Burns Night on January 27 in the Ballroom of the De Grey Rooms. Fronted by Roy Atkinson, it will include English, Irish, Scottish and American tunes. A dram of whisky is included in the ticket price of £18. Yorktheatreroyal.co.uk