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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!

 

Birding and Wildlife of Bhutan. Land of the Thunder Dragon

Birding And Wildlife Of Bhutan. Land Of The Thunder Dragon

Birding and Wildlife of Bhutan 21st February - 8th March 2020 The Kingdom of Bhutan is a small landlocked country located in the southern foothills of the Himalayan mountain range,...
Birdsong For Beginners May 2019

Birdsong For Beginners May 2019

Introduction The North Yorkshire Coast and Forests are blessed with ideal conditions for experiencing and learning birdsong. To really hear every note and bathe in this blissful sound you...
Birdsong Workshop June 2019

Birdsong Workshop June 2019

Introduction The North Yorkshire Coast and Forests are blessed with ideal conditions for experiencing and learning birdsong. To really hear every note and bathe in this blissful sound you...
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...
In search of forest birds of prey © Richard baines

Design Your Own Wildlife Safari - One Day Trips

Yorkshire Coast Nature is offering an exclusive opportunity to design your own very special wildlife safari or photography workshop. From the beautiful Yorkshire Wolds and Derwent Valley to...
Birding Discovery Days - Coastal Birds

Birding Discovery Days - Coastal Birds

The Yorkshire Coast is one of the best areas of the UK for birding. Three Bird Observatories; Spurn, Flamborough and Filey, more than any other county, add to that the rugged and spectacular...
Birding Discovery Days - Forest and River Birds

Birding Discovery Days - Forest And River Birds

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 An Irish Adventure 2019

Seabirds And Whales An Irish Adventure 2019

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...
Nightjar - Dan Lombard ©

Nightjar Safaris North York Moors National Park

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 dance....
Spurn Wader ID & Phonescoping Workshop

Spurn Wader ID & Phonescoping Workshop

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...
Autumn Birdwatching and Wildlife Photography 2019

Autumn Birdwatching And Wildlife Photography 2019

Autumn Birdwatching and Wildlife Photography 2019 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...
Seabirds And Whales A Yorkshire Adventure 2019

Seabirds And Whales A Yorkshire Adventure 2019

A Birdwatching and Cetacean Safari on Land and Sea! The North and East Yorkshire Coast has long been famous for its seabirds. From the towering chalk cliffs of Flamborough Headland which...
Bird Migration Workshops 2019

Bird Migration Workshops 2019

Bird Migration Workshops 2019 (in partnership with Yorkshire Wildlife Trust and Flamborough Bird Observatory) Ever wondered how bird migration works and how amazing it would be to witness...