Take part in a farm adventure with a twist at Hill Top Farm in Masham. The company allows people to experience being a farmer for the day in true Yorkshire style.
If you want to know where some of the best bilberry bushes are in Britain, head to Brimham Rocks. Bilberries are our version the blueberry, so look out for them if you visit the dramatic moorland balancing rock formations in Nidderdale.
We’re really resisting the urge to use an a-maze-ing pun here… York Maze, is quite simply the largest maze in the UK. Its twisting walkways spread over 15 acres, using more than one million maize plants to create its dizzying effects in farmers’ fields just outside the city of York.
Looking for something quirky? How about the chance to go llama trekking in Yorkshire. Yes, we know these slightly strange looking creatures and their cousins alpacas are more normally found in South America, but you don’t have to venture that far when you can meet them in Nidderdale. Nidderdale Llamas operates from Kiln Farm, a friendly, family-run trekking centre in heart of Nidderdale, not far from the town of Pately Bridge in North Yorkshire.
Get out and about with your camera with a Yorkshire photography tour. Yorkshire boasts some breathtaking scenery in England so it’s a great place to get to grips with new skills. Walking Photographer Tours takes budding snappers to some of the county’s most inspiring locations.
Enjoy an unforgettable encounter and get to meet birds of prey at SMJ Falconry. Both half and full-day experiences are catered for and both offer the chance to get up-close and personal with more than 30 different types of birds of prey including owls, falcons, hawks, kestrels, kites, and eagles.
Pesky Husky is a unique Yorkshire experience. The company was set up in 2007 to teach people about the breed and now offers mushing tours in Yorkshire around a purpose-built course. You’ll need no snow when you jump on their specially adapted carriages!
There are few more noble pursuits as thrilling as falconry… and you can get up close to birds of prey at the Coniston Hotel outside Skipton. The hotel, in a gorgeous setting on a 1,400-acre estate overlooking Coniston Lake is a great setting to try our this amazing sport.
If you really want to discover the county in all its glory, create your own bespoke Yorkshire tour with expert Blue Badge guide Tim Barber. Real Yorkshire Tours offers a host of different options, from dinosaur-and-fossil excursions to walks around the fishing village of Whitby.