Organised Events and Activities

Bird ringing

There are plenty of guided wildlife tours, events and activities taking place throughout eastern Yorkshire throughout the year. This is a handy guide to where to look for upcoming events

Guided wildlife tours

Yorkshire Coast Nature are the leading wildlife tour operators in the region, with a wide variety of trips and tours for all interests. Local and professional expert guides take small group tours into the landscapes of the Yorkshire Coast, North York Moors National Park, Great Yorkshire Forest and Yorkshire Wolds. Visit the Yorkshire Coast Nature website here.

Events

RSPB Bempton Cliffs, near Bridlington, offer year round events programme. The highlight is unquestionable the daily Puffin Patrols and Guided Gannet Walks which take place during the seabird breeding season (March – August), but there are events taking place all year round. Visit the RSPB website here.

The Living Seas Centre, near Bridlington, offer a guided events programme which can be viewed under Yorkshire Wildlife Trust’s main ‘’What’s On’’ pages (which list events taking place all over the county). Highlights include guided rock pooling, bird ringing demonstrations and beach art days for the kids. Visit the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust website here.

Tophill Low Nature Reserve, near Beverley, is a bit of a hidden secret – and one of the best ways of discovering this lovely nature reserve is to join in with one of the free (admission charges apply) informal 2 hour guided walks with the warden which take place at 10am on the first Saturday of every month. Visit the Tophill Low website here.

Spurn National Nature Reserve, near Easington, offer a year round events programme – the highlight of which are the Spurn Safari tours aboard the 4x4 Unimog vehicle, which includes a tour up the lighthouse and a short guided walk at the Point. All events taking place at Spurn can be viewed under Yorkshire Wildlife Trust’s main ‘’What’s On’’ pages (which list events taking place all over the county). Highlights include guided rock pooling, bird ringing demonstrations and beach art days for the kids. Visit the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust website here.

The East Riding Of Yorkshire Council run a countryside events programme which has activities taking place on nature reserves across the East Riding. Highlights include bat and moth watching, seashore walks and more. All of these events are listed alongside all council events, so use the drop down arrow in the brochure option to find countryside events. Visit the events pages here.