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Wildlife & Birdwatching

The Yorkshire Coast, North York Moors National Park and the Yorkshire Wolds are amazing places for wildlife with many diverse habitats and spectacular scenery. YCN's top-class wildlife safaris are led by local experts in a small group environment allowing time for everyone to learn and ensuring pressure on wildlife is kept to a minimum. From snakes on the moors, birds of prey and butterflies in the hidden depths of the Great Yorkshire Forest to rare migrant birds at the sandy beaches of Spurn Point and rocky cliffs of Filey, Flamborough and Bempton. If you don't see what you want on this page, give us a call!

 

Design Your Own Birding Day or Wildlife Safari

Design Your Own Birding Day Or Wildlife Safari

Yorkshire Coast Nature is offering an exclusive opportunity to design your own VIP tailor made birding day or wildlife safari. From the beautiful Yorkshire Wolds and Derwent Valley to the...
Design Your Own Wildlife Safari - (holiday break)

Design Your Own Wildlife Safari - (holiday Break)

Yorkshire Coast Nature is offering an exclusive opportunity to design your own very special wildlife safari or photography workshop holiday! From the beautiful Yorkshire Wolds and Derwent...
Seabirds And Whales A Yorkshire Adventure 2021

Seabirds And Whales A Yorkshire Adventure 2021

A Birding and Cetecean Safari on Land and Sea! 2021 The North and East Yorkshire Coast has long been famous for its seabirds. From the towering chalk cliffs of Flamborough Headland which...
Spurn Wader Id & Phonescoping Workshop 2022

Spurn Wader Id & Phonescoping Workshop 2022

Want to take your wader identification to the next level and learn how to capture your birding experiences on film? Join us for a five day workshop which combines wader identification with...
Seabirds and Whales Twilight Short Trips 2021

Seabirds And Whales Twilight Short Trips 2021

These special afternoon/evening boat trips will sail from the wonderful fishing village of Staithes. The trips will last up to four hours and are designed to give people an experince of watching...
Twilight Nature Sounds Safari

Twilight Nature Sounds Safari

Being out at twilight is a magical time of the day. Fading daylight gives way to night. Twinkling stars slowly start to appear. Nocturnal creatures venture out while diurnal species head back...
Birding Discovery Day - Autumn Migration Special 2021

Birding Discovery Day - Autumn Migration Special 2021

Birding Discovery Day - Autumn Migration Special 2021 Flamborough and Filey Join us on our one-day bespoke migration specials, dedicated specifically to making the most of bird migration...
Birding Discovery Day - Autumn Black Grouse Safari 2021

Birding Discovery Day - Autumn Black Grouse Safari 2021

The northern dales are a wonderful place for birds. Distinctly different from the rest of the National Park.. The lower valleys are dominated by traditional hay meadows whilst the tops...
Autumn Birding And Wildlife Photography 2021

Autumn Birding And Wildlife Photography 2021

Autumn Birding and Wildlife Photography 2021 Based at Highfield Farm, this 2.5-day tour focuses on the wonderful diversity of bird species in East and North Yorkshire. Over 100 species of bird...
Birding Discovery Day - Spurn Migrants 2021

Birding Discovery Day - Spurn Migrants 2021

Spurn is one of the top Bird Observatories in the UK for bird migration. The unique long, narrow hook of Spurn at the southern end of the Holderness coastline encourages birds to follow the narrow...
Birding Discovery Day - Winter Wetlands 2021

Birding Discovery Day - Winter Wetlands 2021

Wildfowl, Waders and Raptors of the Lower Derwent Valley The Lower Derwent Valley is one of the most impressive sites for birding in the north of England. This magical area supports tens of...
Birding Discovery Day - Coastal - Winter 2021

Birding Discovery Day - Coastal - Winter 2021

Winter in East and North Yorkshire is a great time for many birds, from wildfowl and waders to gulls, songbirds and even raptors! Join expert local professional guide  Mark Pearson...
Birding Discovery Day - Winter Wetlands 2022

Birding Discovery Day - Winter Wetlands 2022

Wildfowl, Waders and Raptors of the Lower Derwent Valley The Lower Derwent Valley is one of the most impressive sites for birding in the north of England. This magical area supports tens of...
Winter Birding And Wildlife Photography 2022

Winter Birding And Wildlife Photography 2022

Winter Birding and Wildlife Photography 2022 Winter in East and North Yorkshire is a great time for many birds from wildfowl and waders to gulls and songbirds. Highfield Farm close to...
Birding Discovery Day - Forest And River Birds 2022

Birding Discovery Day - Forest And River Birds 2022

The Great Yorkshire Forest is one of the few areas of large landscapes in England we can truly call a forest. Habitat networks link the landscape over 30 miles in extent between Scarborough and...
Goshawk Birding Safari 2022

Goshawk Birding Safari 2022

Northern Goshawks are one of the most magical birds in Europe. Their aerial display, strength and hunting ability is legendary. They are one of the most powerful and iconic raptors in the UK and...
Spring Birding And Wildlife Photography 2022

Spring Birding And Wildlife Photography 2022

Based at Highfield Farm, this 2.5-day tour focuses on the wonderful diversity of bird species in East and North Yorkshire. Combining both photography and birding, you will have the unique...
Bhutan & India Birds and Wildlife April-May 2022

Bhutan & India Birds And Wildlife April-May 2022

Birding and Wildlife of Bhutan & India 28th April - 17th May 2022 (Longer trip; 21 days) The Kingdom of Bhutan is a small landlocked country located in the southern foothills of...
Spurn Birding Holiday - Spring Migrants 2022

Spurn Birding Holiday - Spring Migrants 2022

Spurn is one of the top Bird Observatories in the UK for bird migration. The unique long, narrow hook of Spurn at the southern end of the Holderness coastline encourages birds to follow the narrow...
Wild Flower Discovery Walks - Ancient Woodlands

Wild Flower Discovery Walks - Ancient Woodlands

Yorkshire Coast Nature are excited to bring you these new events celebrating the amazing colour and diversity of our home county. Each day is a journey of discovery, an opportunity to explore a...
Wild Flower Discovery Walks - Coastal Flowers

Wild Flower Discovery Walks - Coastal Flowers

Yorkshire Coast Nature are excited to bring you these new events celebrating the amazing colour and diversity of our home county. Each day is a journey of discovery, an opportunity to explore a...
Wild Flower Discovery Walks - Flowers of Moorland and Bog

Wild Flower Discovery Walks - Flowers Of Moorland And Bog

Yorkshire Coast Nature are excited to bring you these new events celebrating the amazing colour and diversity of our home county. Each day is a journey of discovery, an opportunity to explore a...
Autumn Birding And Wildlife Photography 2022

Autumn Birding And Wildlife Photography 2022

Based at Highfield Farm, this 2.5-day tour focuses on the wonderful diversity of bird species in East and North Yorkshire. Over 100 species of bird are possible. Autumn migration brings...
Spurn Birding Holiday - Autumn Migrants 2022

Spurn Birding Holiday - Autumn Migrants 2022

Spurn is one of the top Bird Observatories in the UK for bird migration. The unique long, narrow hook of Spurn at the southern end of the Holderness coastline encourages birds to follow the narrow...