A Whale of a Time

Did you know you can go whale watching in Yorkshire? August to October sees the annual gathering of herring and mackerel along the North and East Yorkshire coastline, bringing in magnificent marine mammals including the minke whale.

Lucky viewers may spot these 5 tonne, 30ft creatures from the cliffs above, or venture to Whitby for a dedicated boat trip and get eye-to-eye above the waves. Seals, porpoises and dolphins also head in to make the most of the bounty, whilst secretive porpoises can be hardest to spot.

In particularly good years (of which 2014 was one) additional, much larger whale species can join the regular cast of minkes, including Sei whales, humpbacks and even 70ft long fin whales – second only to the world’s largest, the blue whale. Be sure to book early for this amazing spectacle.

 

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Dale Farm Self Catering Studios

Hunmanby, Yorkshire Coast, North Yorkshire

These luxurious self-contained studios are converted from the original farm dairy. There are 2 units, a twin...

From £80 per week
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Self Catering
Sleeps:
2-4 in 2 Units
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Holme Wold Farm Cottage

Beverley, Yorkshire

Visit the stunning Yorkshire Wolds. Within easy reach of Hull, York, Yorkshire Coast and Moors. Ideal for...

Visit England 4 * rating
£575 -£1095 per week
Type:
Self Catering
Sleeps:
2-7 in 1 Unit
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Lund Farm Cottage

Selby, York

Convenient for York, a beautiful renovated farmyard cottage. Log fires in winter, sunny patio in summer. ...

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£195 -£625 per week
Type:
Self Catering
Sleeps:
2-6 in 1 Unit
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High Catton Grange

York, North Yorkshire

A welcoming and relaxed atmosphere awaits you at this delightful 18th century farmhouse B&B in peaceful,...

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£80 -£90 per room per night
Type:
B&B
Rooms :
2
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High Catton Grange Holiday Cottages

York, North Yorkshire

At High Catton Grange we have three very comfortable self-catering cottages, set in a peaceful rural location...

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£290 -£920 per week
Type:
Self Catering
Sleeps:
2-6 in 3 Units
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North Kingsfield Holiday Cottages

Bridlington, East Yorkshire

3 holiday cottages part of a barn conversion located on the East Yorkshire coast not far from Fraisthorpe...

£395 -£745 per week
Type:
Self Catering
Sleeps:
1-4 in 3 Units
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Greenwick Farm

York, Yorkshire

Picturesque family run B&B farm on Wolds. Glorious views from farmhouse set in lovely garden, offering three...

Visit England 5 * rating
£60 -£100 per room per night
Type:
B&B
Rooms :
3
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Highfield Farm B&B

Driffield, East Yorkshire

Experience the beauty of East Yorkshire at Highfield Farm. Our accommodation has been furnished to the...

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£60 -£90 per room per night
Type:
B&B
Rooms :
1
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Dale Farm Bed and Breakfast

Hunmanby, Yorkshire Coast, North Yorkshire

This pretty B&B is converted from the original farm hand's cottage and has 3 bedrooms (2 en-suite, 1 with...

£70 -£110 per room per night
Type:
B&B
Rooms :
3
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Broadgate Farm Cottages

Beverley, Yorkshire

Luxury award winning barn conversions set on our farm with views over open countryside yet 2 miles from the...

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£450 -£1360 per week
Type:
Self Catering
Sleeps:
4-8 in 7 Units
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