Bird watching is a great activity to add to your To Do list if you are following the Mindfulness Trail of the Adventure All Ways route. 2017 research from the University of Exeter, the British Trust for Ornithology and the University of Queensland showed that seeing birds and being outside in nature can lower your risk of anxiety, stress and depression (Find out more here). There was also a link between the number of birds seen in the afternoon and happiness. There is a wide array of birds which can be found along the route, from coastal favourite: the puffin, birds of prey such as peregrine falcons and game birds such red grouse so always keep an eye on the skies, you never know what you might find! You may also want to venture out in the early hours to experience the wonders of a dawn chorus or head to one of the places listed below as some of the top places to watch birds in Yorkshire.