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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 An Irish Adventure 2022

Seabirds And Whales An Irish Adventure 2022

Yorkshire Coast Nature team up with Shearwater Wildlife Tours based in the wonderful Irish county of Cork to bring you a holiday teaming with fabulous wildlife encounters. The tour includes...
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...
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...
Birding Discovery Day - Spurn Migrants 2022

Birding Discovery Day - Spurn Migrants 2022

Spurn is one of the best Bird Observatories in the entire UK for bird migration. Its unique combination of geography, habitat and location combine to attract, 'funnel' and concentrate migratory...
Spurn Birding Holiday - Spring Migrants 2023

Spurn Birding Holiday - Spring Migrants 2023

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...
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 - Flowers of a Lowland Farm

Wild Flower Discovery Walks - Flowers Of A Lowland Farm

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...
Upland Hay Meadow - Wild Flower Wander

Upland Hay Meadow - Wild Flower Wander

Yorkshire Coast Nature are excited to bring you these new events celebrating the amazing colour and diversity of our home county. Each short walk is a journey of discovery, an opportunity to...
Birdwatching for Beginners - Course

Birdwatching For Beginners - Course

Birdwatching or birding is a wonderful way to connect with nature. There are so many birds around us and each one has a different story. Here at YCN we have been celebrating our local birdlife...
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...
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...
Birding Discovery Day - Autumn Migration Special 2022

Birding Discovery Day - Autumn Migration Special 2022

Autumn Migration Special 2022 -  Flamborough and Filey Join us on our one-day bespoke migration specials, dedicated specifically to making the most of bird migration on the hallowed...
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...
Black Grouse Birding Safari

Black Grouse Birding Safari

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...
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...
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 - 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...
2023 Jungles and Wetlands of India-Birding & Photography

2023 Jungles And Wetlands Of India-Birding & Photography

India is one of the top countries in the world for birding and wildlife photography. It really is teeming with wildlife wherever you go. From Wild Boars wandering through the centre of towns...
Goshawk Birding Safari 2023

Goshawk Birding Safari 2023

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...
Northumberland Wildlife Spectacular 2023

Northumberland Wildlife Spectacular 2023

Join us on the 15th, 16th and 17th June and 29th, 30th June and 1st July 2023 on an incredible wildlife watching and photography trip to the Northumberland coast. We will be visiting the...
Spurn Birding Holiday - Autumn Migrants 2023

Spurn Birding Holiday - Autumn Migrants 2023

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...