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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...
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 - Coastal - Winter 2021

Birding Discovery Day - Coastal - Winter 2021

Winter on the Yorkshire coast is a great time for birds and birding, with divers, seaducks, waders, seabirds, a variety of gulls and much more on offer, plus specialist songbirds and even raptors!...
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 - 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 - Coastal - Winter 2022

Birding Discovery Day - Coastal - Winter 2022

Winter on the Yorkshire coast is a great time for birds and birding, with divers, seaducks, waders, seabirds, a variety of gulls and much more on offer, plus specialist songbirds and even raptors!...
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...
Birding Discovery Day - The Uplands 2022

Birding Discovery Day - The Uplands 2022

The northern Yorkshire Dales are a wonderful place for birding. Distinctly different from rest of the National Park. the lower valleys are dominated by traditional hay meadows whilst the...
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...
Birding Discovery Day - Coastal Spring 2022

Birding Discovery Day - Coastal Spring 2022

Spring on the spectacular coast of East and North Yorkshire is a great time for many species, from migrant songbirds and shorebirds to thousands of nesting seabirds! Join expert local...
Birding Discovery Day - Spurn Migrants 2022

Birding Discovery Day - Spurn 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...
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...
Nightjar Safaris North York Moors National Park 2022

Nightjar Safaris North York Moors National Park 2022

Join us on a safari with a difference as we go on the search for the incredible elusive  'Nightjar' .  This nocturnal bird is famed for its churring love call and aerobatic courtship...
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...
Seabirds And Whales A Yorkshire Adventure 2022

Seabirds And Whales A Yorkshire Adventure 2022

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

Seabirds And Whales Twilight Short Trips 2022

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...
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...