Seabird Cities

From April-August, more than a quarter of a million birds – including the charismatic puffin and the huge gannet – make a home on the Flamborough Headland where cliffs rise from 100ft to more than 400ft (higher than those of Dover).

Head to Bempton Cliffs & Seabird Centre for fantastic all-access viewing and live camera footage, or Flamborough Cliffs nature reserve (North Landing) for a more adventurous stroll to view into the secluded chalk cliff bays. The birds reside remarkably squabble-free in their high-rise terraces, with puffins and fulmars at the top, cascading down through common gulliemots, kittiwakes and razorbills, to shags and cormorants near the surf. Larger gulls patrol above and one or two pairs of peregrines often nest in the area too. Autumn sees shearwaters pass offshore, and skuas – the feathered equivalent of pirates - may join the passing migration south.

Wildlife boat trips include a traditional fishing ‘coble’ from Flamborough which sails right underneath the seabird colony and into local sea caves, or take the grand Yorkshire Belle from Bridlington for a longer, more sedate cruise along the coast.


 

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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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Farm Adventure & Holiday Cottage

Ripon, North Yorkshire

Farm Adventure is the outdoor events place, where you can enjoy farm styled group activities, and then relax...

£695 -£895 per week
Type:
Self Catering
Sleeps:
10-14 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. ...

Visit England 4 * rating
£195 -£625 per week
Type:
Self Catering
Sleeps:
2-6 in 1 Unit
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Heapfield Cottage

Driffield, East Yorkshire

A one bedroom self-contained cottage attached to the farmhouse. Set in a peaceful , off road location,...

Visit England 3 * rating
£245 -£315 per week
Type:
Self Catering
Sleeps:
2 in 1 Unit
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Holme Wold Farm Cottage

Beverley, East Yorkshire

2 or 3 bedroom Cottage enjoying views over the beautiful Yorkshire Wolds. An ideal base for walking and...

Visit England 4 * rating
£550 -£995 per week
Type:
Self Catering
Units :
1
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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
Type:
Self Catering
Sleeps:
2-4 in 2 Units
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Dale Farm Glamping Cabins

Hunmanby, Yorkshire Coast, North Yorkshire

Three cosy cabins in the woodland, ideal for couples or a group of friends. There are 2 doubles and a twin...

From £70 per unit/pitch per night
Type:
Glamping & Camping
Units/Pitches :
3
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Shepherd's Rest

Selby, York

Convenient for York, this is a cosy retreat for two and also suitable for business travellers. Peaceful self...

Visit England 4 * rating
£245 -£355 per week
Type:
Self Catering
Units :
1
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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...

Visit England 4 * rating
£65 -£85 per room per night
Type:
B&B
Rooms :
9
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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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