East Yorkshire’s Wild Wolds

The understated and gentle rolling of the Yorkshire Wolds belies secluded valleys home to several species of orchids and more than 30 species of butterflies.

Barn owls hunt low over the grasslands and verges, and in the skies above, the majestic red kite is now a frequent sight with its distinctive forked tail. Large numbers of kites can gather at Nunburnholme in the winter.

Spring sees brown hares ‘boxing’ in the fields or running the tractor lines at over 40mph – look out for their large, pert and black-tipped ears.

Chalk and limestone grasslands are home some of the county’s most delightful wildflower meadows, with bee orchids joined by pyramidal, common spotted and purple orchids as summer approaches. Butterflies include the marbled white, ringlet and common blue.

The same chalk allows for wonderful crystal-clear streams, where lamprey are joined by kingfishers and occasional water voles.


 

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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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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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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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Shepherd's Rest

Selby, York

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

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£195 -£355 per week
Type:
Self Catering
Units :
1
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Heapfield Cottage

Driffield, East Yorkshire

A one bedroom cottage attached to the farmhouse. A peaceful , off road location, fabulous clear sky views...

Visit England 3 * rating
£315 -£350 per week
Type:
Self Catering
Sleeps:
2 in 1 Unit
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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 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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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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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 :
1
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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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