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Farndale is the starting point for a journey to see a great spring spectacle - Grouse season.

In spring Farndale Moor is a brilliant place for bird watching - it's a riot of display of calls and mating behaviour, especially where the moor land meets the farmland.

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Some moors are wild and inhospitable places, but they are also great places to see nature if you're prepared to look carefully.

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  • Moorlands are good places for wildlife watchers because they boast ideal habitats for game birds and reptiles.

Farndale Moor - Visitor Guide


Farndale Moor, Hutton le Hole, North Yorkshire.

Fax:01904 435520

English Nature - 01904 435500
Ordnance Survey:OS grid ref SE 705 899
Key attractions:

Nature trek on moors. Daffodil walk. Bird watching.

Essential kit:Walking shoes. Binoculars for bird watching.
Nature watching:

Bird watching. Wild flowers. Grouse spotting.

Access:Variable terrain.
Getting there:

Hutton le Hole is located two miles north of Kirbymoorside. Take the A170 west from Pickering.

During Easter Bank Holiday and on Sundays there is transport laid on to Farndale, you can also leap off just outside Hutton-le-Hole to see the upland wildlife.

Opening times:Year round.
Charges:Open access.
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