As this The Telegraph explains, Malton has changed so much in recent years.
I’d vouch for that! It’s now a destination in its own right now, rather than a place you’d pass through.

I’m sure my guests will vouch for this market town, just 5 miles from Spring Cotage.

Karen

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/destinations/europe/united-kingdom/england/yorkshire/articles/malton-north-yorkshire-what-to-see-and-do/