Yorkshire Visitor Farms, Wildlife, Walks and Trails

    Visitor Farms, Wildlife, Walks and Trails

  • Big Sheep, Little Cow, Bedale

    Big Sheep, Little Cow makes a great day out for all the family in Bedale. Enjoy the Wooly Jumpers Play Barn, go outside on the go-karts or in our large sandpit play area. We offer school visits and educational farm visits as well as childrens birthday parties and cafe

    Big Sheep, Little Cow, Bedale Website Map Where to Stay
  • Billy Bob's Parlour Diner Play

    Yorkshire Dales Icecream Farm makes a great family day out, near Skipton and Bolton Abbey, with breathtaking scenery, super free wooden play area for children and new undercover play area. There is great food on offer in American style diner with delicious icecream, made on the farm.

    Billy Bob's Parlour Diner Play Website Map Where to Stay
  • Blacktoft Sands

    Blacktoft Sands is on the south bank of the River Ouse, where the waterway widens to become the Humber Estuary. The reserve is full of waders, warblers and raptors, easily spotted from accessible trails and hides.

    Blacktoft Sands Website Map Where to Stay
  • Boston Park Farm, near Doncaster

    Boston Park Farm with indoor and outdoor play areas is open all year round and is a fantastic place to take toddlers and young children to play. There are lots of animals to see and feed. The Maize Maze is open from mid July to end Oct with 5km of paths.

    Boston Park Farm, near Doncaster Website Map Where to Stay
  • Brimham Rocks, near Pateley Bridge

    Brimham Rocks near Pateley Bridge Nidderdale offers beautiful walks and rock climbing amongst dramatic moorland rock formations. This is a precious wildlife habitat where you will find changes from season to season, with overwintering birds and bilberry season in autumn.

    Brimham Rocks, near Pateley Bridge Website Map Where to Stay
  • Cannon Hall Farm

    Cannon Hall Farm is an award winning working farm set in the rolling Pennine hills in a landscape full of undiscovered charm; home to hundreds of creatures, great and small waiting to welcome you to a world of animal magic.

    Cannon Hall Farm Website Map Where to Stay
  • Chevin Forest Park, Otley

    Our aims are to increase your enjoyment of Chevin Forest Park and to help you understand more about the evolution of this landscape that is the result of many thousands of years of interaction between people and nature.

    Chevin Forest Park, Otley Website Map Where to Stay
  • Curious About Walks

    Have fun discovering York and Yorkshire towns and cities with unique, self-guided heritage walks, with optional treasure hunt. Suitable for all ages, the walks take 1-2 hours each and are wheelchair and buggy friendly. Booklet of two walks available to buy or download from just £3.99

    Curious About Walks Website
  • Falconry at Coniston Hotel

    One of the finest falconry centres in the north of England at The Coniston Hotel features an amazing array of eagles, owls, hawks, falcons and white-tailed sea eagle. Friendly and knowledgeable instructors help you fly these magnificent birds in the open countryside.

    Falconry at Coniston Hotel Website Map Where to Stay
  • Fewston Reservoir

    Fewston Reservoir was built in 1879 in the Washburn Valley, north of Otley and west of Harrogate. The overflow from the reservoir feeds directly into the adjoining Swinsty Reservoir.

    Fewston Reservoir Website Map Where to Stay
  • Gaping Gill

    This is one of the most famous caves in the Dales and one of the largest underground chambers in Britain. Gaping Gill is a 98 metre (322ft) deep pothole with the stream Fell Beck flowing into it, before draining through to Ingleborough Cave.

    Gaping Gill Website Map Where to Stay
  • Gouthwaite Reservoir

    Gouthwaite Reservoir and its site of Special Scientific Interest attracts a wonderfully wide range of wetland birds, raptors and waders such as Oyster Catchers, Willow Warblers, Black Caps and spotted Flycatchers. Free carpark.

    Gouthwaite Reservoir Website Map Where to Stay
  • Hardcastle Crags

    Visit this beautiful wooded valley with National Trust 19th-century Gibson Mill Visitor Centre at its heart. There is a choice of walks through the 400 acres of unspoilt woodland with something to enjoy in every season, from bluebells in spring to autumn colours.

    Hardcastle Crags Website Map Where to Stay
  • Hesketh Farm Park, Bolton Abbey

    Bring your little ones to enjoy a great family day out at Hesketh Farm Park at Bolton Abbey near Skipton. There are plenty of farm animals to enjoy, pigs to brush, guinea pigs to groom, eggs to gather, tractors and go karts to ride.

    Hesketh Farm Park, Bolton Abbey Website Map Where to Stay
  • How Stean Gorge

    Prepare for adventure at the How Stean Gorge Outdoor Centre in Nidderdale, Yorkshire! How Stean Gorge is a spectacular limestone gorge in the stunning Yorkshire Dales. Open each day 9am - 5pm to the public and for group activities, team building, stag and hen dos.

    How Stean Gorge Website Map Where to Stay
  • Hunt a Hockney Art Location

    Visit the Yorkshire Wolds and follow the trail of David Hockney's Art Locations from the setting for 'Bigger Trees near Warter' to 'Late Spring Tunnel May' near Kilham. ‘Hockney Country' is one of the most beautiful parts of the UK countryside, with much to explore among rolling hills, hidden dales and coast.

    Hunt a Hockney Art Location Website Map Where to Stay
  • Ingleton Waterfalls Walk

    The famous Ingleton Waterfalls Trail in Yorkshire offers some of the most spectacular waterfall and woodland scenery in the North of England. The trail follows a well-defined footpath which runs as close to the edge of the two rivers as possible.

    Ingleton Waterfalls Walk Website Map Where to Stay
  • Larks Edge Alpacas

    Welcome to Larks Edge, just south of Thirsk in North Yorkshire, where we offer the fascinating experience of walking with alpacas. The alpaca experience includes introductions, 'any questions' and about an hour's accompanied walk.

    Larks Edge Alpacas Website Map Where to Stay
  • Malham Cove

    Malham Cove is a huge curving amphitheatre of limestone rock near Malham. It is popular for walkers, rock climbers and bird watchers with the RSPB manning a Peregrine viewpoint for part of the year. Nearby is Malham Tarn, a Site of Special Scientific Interest.

    Malham Cove Website Map Where to Stay
  • Monk Park Farm

    This popular, family friendly farm park is host to hundreds of friendly, cute animals to meet and great farm-based activities. It is based in Thirsk, North Yorkshire.

    Monk Park Farm Website Map Where to Stay
  • Nidderdale Llamas

    Kiln Farm, idyllically positioned with fantastic views, is a family run trekking centre in the heart of Nidderdale. You can even hold a hen party there ! Opportunity to adopt a Llama or Alpaca.

    Nidderdale Llamas Website Map Where to Stay
  • Nosterfield Nature Reserve

    The Lower Ure Conservation Trust is a charity dedicated t restoring once productive sand and gravel quarries to habitats with rich wildlife. It is 150 acres of wet grassland and open water between the Rivers Ure and Swale.

    Nosterfield Nature Reserve Website Map Where to Stay
  • Oakhill Nature Reserve

    This is run by volunteers Friends of Oakhill's who all work to protect this important green space. They fund-raise, manage the surrounding habitats, conduct surveys and lead free guided walks and educational events

    Oakhill Nature Reserve Website Map Where to Stay
  • Pannett Park

    In the centre of Whitby, this beautifully maintained park has a sunken pond and themed gardens. There has been regeneration to Pannett Park through Lottery funds, creating a fun, family friendly place for all ages. The Friends of Pannett Park hold regular events and activities.

    Pannett Park Website Map Where to Stay
  • Peasholm Park

    This historic and uniquely beautiful park is one of the UK's top parks. Peasholm Park has a tranquil lake and in the summer months people can hire boats of all sorts to enjoy the water. The park has been designed with an oriental theme and there is much evidence of this as you wander through its pathways.

    Peasholm Park Website Map Where to Stay
  • Piglets Adventure Farm Park

    Oink Oink! Piglets Adventure Farm offers a fantastic family day out, packed with exciting attractions and buckets of fun. There's animal cuties to get up close to, special events programme, delicious snacks, sweet treats and refreshments.

    Piglets Adventure Farm Park Website Map Where to Stay
  • Playdale Farm Park

    Playdale Farm Park is situated near Scarborough on the Yorkshire Coast on the outskirts of the village of Cayton. Keep the children entertained with the huge indoor play area, tractor zone, adventure trail and the Animal Barn and Interactive Paddocks which allow the children can see animals in a natural farm environment.

    Playdale Farm Park Website Map Where to Stay
  • RSPB Bempton Cliffs

    Bempton Cliffs offer a great place to see, hear and smell seabirds. Between mid-Apr to mid-Jul the much-loved puffin makes its home here. From Feb to Oct thousands of gannets nest on the cliffs of the only mainland gannetry in England.

    RSPB Bempton Cliffs Website Map Where to Stay
  • RSPB Old Moor

    A nature reserve set in 250 acres of wetland, RSPB Old Moor is a great place to see exciting birds and other wildlife from 7 hides along the trail.

    RSPB Old Moor Website Map Where to Stay
  • Studfold Adventure Trail

    An intriguing fun filled adventure in stunning countryside for children and their grown ups! Find a great range of events from bushcraft and craft days to den building and interactive sculptures. Close to Pateley Bridge and convenient for York and Leeds.

    Studfold Adventure Trail Website Map Where to Stay
  • Sutton Bank National Park Centre

    This Sutton Bank Visitors' Centre hosts exhibitions and displays about wildlife and there is a gift shop and tea room. The surrounding scenery is breathtaking. There is a bird feeding station with an interactive camera set up to view owls and other birds of prey.

    Sutton Bank National Park Centre Website Map Where to Stay
  • The Deep

    The Deep, one of the most spectacular aquariums in the world is located in Hull, East Yorkshire. This award-winning visitor attraction is home to over 3,500 fish including spectacular sharks and rays making it the perfect family day out.

    The Deep Website Map Where to Stay
  • Tropical World Leeds

    Discover exciting new worlds, alien landscapes and exotic plant life all in Yorkshire. The Roundhay Park attraction is home to the largest collection of tropical plants outside Kew Gardens. Exciting new plans include a new crocodile enclosure, children's education zone and aquarium.

    Tropical World Leeds Website Map Where to Stay
  • Yorkshire Sculpture Park

    This is UK's leading open-air gallery, showcasing British & International artists, including Henry Moore & Barbara Hepworth. 'Celebrating 40 years of art without walls'. Open daily except Christmas Eve & Day 10am - 5pm

    Yorkshire Sculpture Park Website Map Where to Stay
  • Yorkshire Wildlife Park

    Yorkshire Wildlife Park, Doncaster offers a wonderful day out for all ages. On offer is the Wildlife Park, Lion Country, Lemur Woods, African Plains and Endangered Africa, Wallaby Walkabout, Land of Tigers, South America Viva, Talks, Feeding Times and Play Grounds.

    Yorkshire Wildlife Park Website Map Where to Stay