Back to Events

Design Your Own Birding Day Or Wildlife Safari

  • North and East Yorkshire

Yorkshire Coast Nature is offering an exclusive opportunity to design your own tailor made birding day or wildlife safari. From the beautiful Yorkshire Wolds and Derwent Valley to the huge estuary of the Humber; from the Great Yorkshire Forests and moors of North Yorkshire and the rugged coastline near Whitby to the huge cliffs of Flamborough Headland, we can go anywhere you wish!

We have developed a timetable of our activities throughout the year. Each activity is displayed with the month highlighted when that feature or workshop is available. For some specialist species such as rare fritilliary butterflies the window is short, but longer for others such as winter wildfowl.  

Examples of recent tailor made trips:

Goshawk Day, Honey Buzzard Day, Puffins and Seabirds,

Family Wildlife Safari,

If you only have a day we recommend you focus your tour on a maximium of two areas/species or activities. If you wish to book a longer tour however, there are many more opportunities. For those needing advice on the best places to stay in the area, we have developed a partnership with some of the best accommodation in the area, offering fantastic places to stay in the heart of the countryside. Please visit our accommodation page to see what's on offer.

Prices from as little as £70/day per person. We will pick you up at your accommodation and take you back, so you can relax without having to drive!

Please download our timetable on the link opposite to see the full range of tours and workshops available. If you like what you see or have any queries, please give us a call.

Design Your Own Birding Day or Wildlife Safari

Richard Baines PGdip MCIEEM Richard is an experienced ornithologist/ecologist who has been studying and working as a Wildlife Guide and in Nature Conservation for over 30 years. From recording UK migrant birds as a volunteer for Flamborough Bird Observatory to monitoring Siberian migrants in China; he has become highly… Read More »

Design Your Own Birding Day or Wildlife Safari

Mark Pearson BSc Mark is an obsessive Yorkshire coast birder and naturalist whose roles include wildlife guide, ecologist, speaker, writer and educator. He is regularly asked to share his knowledge and enthusiasm on TV and radio and delights in spreading the gospel by any means necessary, whether through outreach,… Read More »

Design Your Own Birding Day or Wildlife Safari

Margaret Boyd Margaret has been a keen birder from an early age, growing up in the Ribble Valley, in Lancashire. She has lived in East Yorkshire for the past 25 years and has gained excellent knowledge of the local birding sites. She is an experienced teacher both in the classroom and in the outdoor environment;… Read More »

Design Your Own Birding Day or Wildlife Safari

John McLoughlin John is an experienced bird and wildlife tour leader. As well as the UK John has led tours as far afield as Mongolia and Tierra del Fuego. He is currently a principal leader with Bird Holidays Worldwide based in Yeadon, Leeds. You may also know him for his previous work with optics specialist In… Read More »