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Wild Flower Discovery Walks - Flowers Of A Lowland Farm

  • Terrington, Howardian Hills

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 new landscape and its native plants. from the wild uplands to lush lowland wetlands. Each of the six walks is led by an expert guide from YCN. Our relaxed learning environment will ensure you learn a lot and have fun. These walks are suitable for beginners and intermediate levels of knowledge. 

Flowers on a Lowland Farm

Birkdale Farm is a 300-acre working family farm in the heart of the Howardian Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. On the farm 100 breeding Romney ewes graze species rich wild flower grasslands and an Environmental Stewardship agreement helps support rare and captivating arable plants, wildflowers, farmland birds and protect soil and water.

We will be hosted by Frances the farmer who is passionate and very knowledgeable about her wild flowers especially scarce arable plants such as; Red Hemp Nettle, Weasel Snout, Corn Mint, Large Flowered Hemp Nettle, Small Flowered Buttercup and Ramping Fumitory. Frances will also be able to tell us about how they manage the farm to create a balance between making a living and conserving the wonderful wildlife habitats on their holding. She has also promised home made cake!

Date: 17th July 2021. Please book on the date below

Meeting Place: Birkdale Farm, Terrington.. Meeting Place map will be sent by email after your booking

What you can expect on one of our Wild Flower Discovery Walks:

  • A professional and local expert guide with lots of enthusiasm and knowledge
  • A small group ensuring a high-quality experience 
  • A fun packed day with exciting locations, wildflower ID tuition and opportunities for photography
  • Your booking makes a difference for wildlife; YCN will donate 20% from our income on these walks to a local conservation project

Wild Flower Discovery Walks - Flowers of a Lowland Farm

Richard Baines PGdip MCIEEM YCN role: Company Director and Birding/Wildlife Guide Qualifications: National Diploma Land Use and Recreation, Post Graduate Diploma Environmental Conservation Profession al Membership: Member of the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (CIEEM) Personal… Read More »


Wild Flower Discovery Walks - Flowers of a Lowland Farm

Claire Bending BSc Hons   YCN role:  Botanist/Wild Flower Walks Guide Qualifications: BSc Hons Agriculture Personal Profile: A Westcountry girl who used to think York was in East Anglia, Claire spent a free-range childhood exploring the downs and woodlands of West Dorset and completely took for… Read More »

Date & Time Duration Location Type Price Availability
Sat 17th Jul - 9.00am 8 hours Terrington, Howardian Hills Group £60 2 Places remaining