York, North Yorkshire Moors and Coast Nature and Wildlife Attractions

Along with the attractions listed on this page you may also find places of interest on the North Yorkshire Moors and Coast Attractions and Heritage pages. We suggest that you also visit the pages for the neighbouring counties to see what else there is in the area.

We support ‘Accessible Countryside for Everyone’ in providing a brief guide as to the access / facilities for the sites listed, where we have them.


Beacon Alpacas - nr Thirsk - Alpaca walks, "Adults and children over 12 may lead one of our Halter trained alpacas for a walk in the Hambleton Hills" - we have no disabled access info for this site


Birds of Prey and Conservation Centre - Sion Hill Hall, Kirby Wiske, Thirsk - Eagles, falcons, hawks, kites, vultures and owls - accessible, "paved pathways all around the centre" -


Burton Riggs Nature Reserve - Yorkshire Wildlife Trust - 14 hectares, consisting of freshwater lakes, some scrub, woodland and grassland - nr Scarborough - a route around the smaller lake specially designed for disabled access


Filey Bird Garden & Animal Park - 5 acres to explore, feed friendly animals, talk to the parrots, adventure trail, gardens, exotic birds, cafe,  - Filey - Disabled / pushchair friendly / baby changing (some restrictions) please see the website


Flamingo Land Theme Park and Zoo - family funpark, over 100 attractions, 5 shows and Europe's largest privately-owned zoo - Kirby Misperton - Disabled / pushchair friendly / baby changing, "Changing Places" accessible toiletchanging-places-icon (some restrictions) please see the website


International Centre for Birds of Prey & Duncombe Park Gardens - largest collection of these wonderful birds in the north of England, birds flies free three times a day, allow 2-3 hours to see everything - Duncombe Park, Helmsley - Disabled / pushchair friendly / baby changing (some restrictions) please see the website


Playdale Farm Park - fun day out for all the family with an array of farmyard friends great and small waiting to be stroked and fed, playbarn, undercover sandpits and straw barn, other play areas situated outside including pedal Go-Karts and frisbee golf,  shop, cafe - Disabled friendly / baby changing please see the website


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