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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Mill Farm Shepherds Hut

Skipsea, East Yorkshire

If you are looking for a unique experience then a stay in Mill Farm Shepherds Hut is for you.

£59 -£69 per unit/pitch per night
Type:
Glamping & Camping
Sleeps:
1-2 in 1 Units/Pitche
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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...

Visit England 4 * rating to 5 * rating
£290 -£920 per week
Type:
Self Catering
Sleeps:
2-6 in 3 Units
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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 -£690 per week
Type:
Self Catering
Sleeps:
2-8 in 1 Unit
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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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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 -£1295 per week
Type:
Self Catering
Sleeps:
1-7 in 1 Unit
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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
Sleeps:
1-2 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
Sleeps:
2 in 2 Rooms
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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...

Visit England 5 * rating
£295 -£2400 per week
Type:
Self Catering
Sleeps:
1-12 in 6 Units
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Dale Farm Glamping Cabins & Treehouse

Hunmanby, Yorkshire Coast, North Yorkshire

Three cosy cabins and a romantic treehouse in the woodland, ideal for couples or a group of friends.

From £70 per unit/pitch per night
Type:
Glamping & Camping
Sleeps:
2 in 4 Units/Pitches
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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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