Nature and wildlife

Whatever the month... enjoy fantastic seasonal walks and tips for wildlife watching across the North York Moors and Howardian Hills.

We can't guarantee that you'll see these birds, plants and animals on any wildlife watching trip - but the unpredictability is part of the excitement! Some species of birds and wildflowers are very rare, and most mammals are notoriously difficult to see, some being partly nocturnal. Our expert advice, patience and a little bit of luck should all help.

Wildlife watching

From moorland birds to minke whales, there’s a wealth of wildlife waiting to be discovered in the North York Moors. Here's a selection of spots that are easy to get to and where you've got a good chance of seeing something.

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Nature friendly

The North York Moors has a family of business who offer specific activities, facilities, information and services to enhance your nature experience. Check out who they are to plan your perfect nature holiday.

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