Wildlife and Nature Reserves in Yorkshire. Habitats for birds, squirrels, wild flowers and more, experience and be educated and enjoy the great outdoors.
The Snaizeholme red squirrel viewing area lies in the heart of the Widdale Red Squirrel Reserve. The Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority and local landowners have created the red squirrel viewing area for the public at Snaizeholme, so you can see them in the wild.
Coastland and wetand RSPB reserves in Yorkshire are home to a wide range of species, including unique and rare bird sightings.
The Yorkshire Wildlife Trust looks after over 100 nature reserves across Yorkshire, providing a wide range of protected ecosystems for wildlife and plant species.
Foxglove Covert Local Nature Reserve covers 100 acres and has a remarkable mix of habitats and species. The reserve contains semi-natural woodland, heathland, flower-rich grassland, streams, ponds, a lake, willow and alder carr, coniferous woodlands and wet meadows.
Located north of Hull in the East Riding of Yorkshire, Tophill Low Nature reserve is an active Yorkshire Water treatment works built in 1959. It formally opened as a nature reserve in 1993 and features 12 hides spread across a 300 acre site that flanks the river Hull.
Marsden Moor covers over 5000 acres of moorland. Fantastic place for a walk and to spend time with nature, the area also has historical significance with finds dating back to pre-historic man.
Potteric Carr is a wild oasis just waiting to be explored. Now nestling between motorway and railway, it's a remnant of the vast fenland that once stretched all the way across the Humber basin to the coast.
From meadows and reedbeds to woodlands and beaches, nature reserves are protected places where wildlife can live and ultimately thrive. Our nature reserves in Sheffield and Rotherham are managed by our dedicated conservation teams. We protect, restore and create a mix of habitats where wildlife can flourish.
Yorkshire Wildlife Trust Living Seas Centre is a marine education hub, located right on the coast, where we inspire and enthuse people about the wonderful marine life we find off the Yorkshire coast. This purpose built Visitor Centre is at South Landing, Flamborough.
Rodley Nature Reserve is designed to bring wetland wildlife back into the Leeds area. Created on a floodplain in Kirkstall Valley, a recognised ‘flyway’ for wildfowl and waders on migration, the wetland habitats constructed here complement the nearby River Aire and the Leeds and Liverpool Canal.