Local Area

At the Heart of the East Yorkshire Coast

Sewerby Hall

Sewerby Hall & Gardens

Uniquely situated in a dramatic clifftop position with spectacular views over Bridlington and set in 50 acres of early 19th Century parkland, Sewerby Hall and Gardens offers something for everyone, from the magnificent gardens and zoo to the deep rooted heritage of the house.

Bempton Cliffs

Bempton Cliffs RSPB

The Bempton Cliffs reserve, on the spectacular Yorkshire coast, is home to one of the UK’s top wildlife spectacles. Around half a million seabirds gather here between March and October to raise a family on towering chalk cliffs which overlook the North Sea.

Flamborough Lighthouse

Flamborough Head Lighthouse

A lighthouse was first built on the Flamborough Headland in 1669 but was never lit. The current lighthouse was built in 1806 and acts as a waypoint for deep sea vessels and coastal traffic as well as marking the Flamborough Headland for vessels heading for the ports of Scarborough and Bridlington. Tours of Flamborough Lighthouse are organised by East Riding of Yorkshire Council.

Thornwick Bay Rock Pools

Living Seas Centre

Discover the weird and wonderful creatures to be found hidden below the waves, learn how the upwelling of the Flamborough Front supports such a huge variety of life, watch locally shot video of undersea kelp forests and chalk reefs, embark on a storyboard trail around Flamborough Cliffs and find out how we can all do our bit for marine wildlife all whilst enjoying a cup of tea or an ice cream.

Bondville Model Village

Bondville Model Village

Hidden behind trees on the top of Sewerby Cliffs is a magical little kingdom just waiting to be explored.

Set in one acre of beautiful gardens Bondville is a unique family attraction!

It’s cottages, houses and shops are lovingly hand-crafted and give a taste, in miniature, of traditional village life. Originally conceived in 1987 Bondville Model Village took 2 years to build and the village is not modelled on any particular location but everybody seems to recognise somewhere even if not quite sure where!

Danes Dyke near Bridlington

Danes Dyke

Danes Dyke was declared a Local Nature Reserve in 2002 in recognition of its wildlife value and its importance to the local community.

The reserve is part of one of the finest stretches of coastland on the east coast. This unique sea and cliff environment is protected as a Site of Special Scientific Interest and its seabird colonies mark it as a Special Protection Area. The offshore environment has been identified as a Sensitive Marine Area and a Special Area of conservation