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.

Take a look at the Farm Stay accommodation available in East Yorkshire below to find your ideal B&B, Self Catering and Glamping accommodation where you can enjoy a stay in the picturesque Yorkshire countryside combined with a little whale watching!
 

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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
Sleeps:
1-2 in 3 Rooms
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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 -£695 per week
Type:
Self Catering
Sleeps:
1-6 in 1 Unit
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Wolds Way Holiday Cottages

Cottingham, East Yorkshire

Our beautifully converted granaries are located in the heart of the Yorkshire Wolds with access to the...

£75 -£200 per week
Type:
Self Catering
Units :
3
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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
£580 -£1400 per week
Type:
Self Catering
Sleeps:
1-7 in 1 Unit
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Highfield Farm B&B

Driffield, East Yorkshire

Experience the beauty of East Yorkshire at Highfield Farm. Our 9 twin/double bedrooms have been furnished to...

£70 -£100 per room per night
Type:
B&B
Sleeps:
2 in 9 Rooms
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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 -£930 per week
Type:
Self Catering
Sleeps:
2-6 in 3 Units
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Dale Farm Self Catering Accommodation

Hunmanby, Yorkshire Coast, North Yorkshire

Luxurious studios, retro summerhouse, airy loft apartment, stunning cottage all converted from the original...

From £90 per week
Type:
Self Catering
Sleeps:
2-7 in 5 Units
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West Hale Gate Glamping

Burton Fleming, East Yorkshire

We offer a high end Glamping experience which can be an escape from the day-to-day stresses. We offer...

From £120 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...

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£195 -£395 per week
Type:
Self Catering
Sleeps:
1-2 in 1 Unit
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Life Hill Farm Cottage

Driffield, East Yorkshire

Enjoy a taste of country living, set in the Yorkshire Wolds. Cosy living room with quaint range fire,...

£245 -£725 per week
Type:
Self Catering
Sleeps:
2-8 in 1 Unit
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