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Attractions to explore nearby RSPB Bempton Cliffs

RSPB Bempton CliffsCliff Ln, Bempton, Bridlington YO15 1JF, UK

Bempton Cliffs, 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 that overlook the North Sea.  Bempton Cliffs are one of the country’s top wildlife spectacles.  Nearly half a million seabirds swooping, soaring, and screeching around towering chalk cliffs on the spectacular Yorkshire coast.

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Thornwick Bay3.91 KMs away from RSPB Bempton Cliffs

Thornwick Bay beach has one of Haven’s larger parks behind it so it can get quite busy when the caravan park is open. It’s a mostly rocky beach with huge rocks and boulders covering most of the shoreline. There is some shingle in both Thornwick Bay Beach and Little Thornwick. It’s a popular spot with snorkelers.

North Landing4.59 KMs away from RSPB Bempton Cliffs

This small, picturesque beach of North Landing is flanked by stunning chalk cliffs, which are backed by grassy hills. It is situated in a natural cove on the north side of the Flamborough headland, about 7 miles southeast of Reighton.  One of the picturesque locations where you can spend some good time with your loved ones and it is apt for a swim also.

Flamborough Castle4.63 KMs away from RSPB Bempton Cliffs

a 12th century fortification owned by the Constables of Holderness. The site was dominated by a rectangular stone tower that had been built in the mid-fourteenth century and this would have been surrounded by a Great Hall and a host of other ancillary buildings. The tower remained occupied for around 200 years.

Danes Dyke Nature Reserve4.82 KMs away from RSPB Bempton Cliffs

The reserve is part of one of the finest stretches of coastland on the east coast and is the most northerly outcrop of coastal chalk in the British Isles.  It covers around 148 acres and was declared a Local Nature Reserve in 2002 in recognition of its wildlife value and its importance to the local community. 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.

Sewerby Hall & Gardens4.92 KMs away from RSPB Bempton Cliffs

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 to the deep rooted heritage of the house.

South Landing Beach5.75 KMs away from RSPB Bempton Cliffs

South Landing Beach is a small rural sandy beach situated on the Yorkshire coast. The beach is 300 meters in length. The shingle and pebble beach here is backed by grassy, chalk cliffs, which provide beachgoers with some degree of shelter from the sea breezes. It is one of the iconic attractions where you can spend some nice time enjoying the beauty of the nature.

Bridlington Priory6.29 KMs away from RSPB Bempton Cliffs

Bridlington Priory is a majestic church which was in Bridlington’s Old Town and was founded as an Augustinian monastery in 1113 and was from the start a rich and important religious house. Inside the church, as well as beautiful soaring columns and impressive stained glass windows, visitors can learn about the history of the Priory through a fascinating series of appliquéd pictures. It was one of the main pilgrimage sites in this area as well as a tourist attraction too.

Bridlington Sea Front6.39 KMs away from RSPB Bempton Cliffs

Bridlington, a coastal town and civil parish on the Holderness Coast of the North Sea, nicknamed the "Lobster Capital of Europe", belongs to the unitary authority and ceremonial county of the East Riding of Yorkshire.  Bridlington is the largest lobster port in the UK and Europe, with over 300 tonnes of crustaceans being landed there each year. Alongside small manufacturing, retail, and service firms, its main trade is summer tourism.

The Bayle Museum6.41 KMs away from RSPB Bempton Cliffs

A Grade I Listed Building and Scheduled Ancient Monument which includes a monastic gatehouse over 800 years old, the gatehouse was once the entrance to Bridlington Priory which amongst the wealthiest monasteries in Yorkshire in the fifteenth century. The Museum was founded in 1928. Its collection is dedicated to the history of the town and the local area. Each year the Museum’s main exhibition, spanning the expanse of the large top floor Courtroom, displays artifacts based on a theme chosen by t

Selwicks Bay6.46 KMs away from RSPB Bempton Cliffs

Selwicks Bay lies on the Flamborough headland, just above the most easterly point in the promontory. Set in a bay at the foot of high cliffs this sand and pebble beach stretches for around 3/4 mile. As the tide goes out a rocky shoreline, with many rockpools, is revealed. It was one of the iconic attraction in this area and attracts a lot of tourists.

Bridlington Beach6.47 KMs away from RSPB Bempton Cliffs

An excellent sand and shingle beach with an attractive promenade and great views of the impressive chalk cliffs of Flamborough Headland. The cliffs are a nesting site for thousands of sea birds and the only mainland nesting site for the Gannet in the UK.  One of the iconic attractions in this area and is famous for its natural beauty.

Flamborough Head6.53 KMs away from RSPB Bempton Cliffs

Flamborough Head is an outdoor lover's paradise. The coastline is a great base for bird watching, hiking along windswept paths and sea canoeing around the bay - but only for the experienced outdoor pursuits enthusiast! With a scenic nature reserve and two ancient lighthouses nearby, this Special Area of Conservation is a haven for anyone looking to explore the Yorkshire Coast at its most wild and untamed.

Flamborough Lighthouse6.58 KMs away from RSPB Bempton Cliffs

Flamborough Head Lighthouse is an active lighthouse located at Flamborough. 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.

Bridlington South Beach8.14 KMs away from RSPB Bempton Cliffs

Bridlington South Beach is a large beach resort situated on the Yorkshire coast. South beach Bridlington is the more popular of the two beaches and even at high tide there’s still plenty of sandy beach for everyone. There are no opportunities for rock pooling on this beach but it’s a great spot to fly a kite, build a massive sandcastle or go on a donkey ride. South beach Bridlington is the more popular of the two beaches and even at high tide there’s still plenty of sandy beach for everyone.