20 Attractions to Explore Near Withernsea Lighthouse Museum
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Pier Towers, Withernsea
0.45km from Withernsea Lighthouse Museum
The Withernsea Pier, Promenade, Gas & General Improvement Co. was formed in 1871. Work on the 1196 foot structure began in 1875 to the design of Thomas Cargill. It opened in August 1877 having cost £12,000. There was a saloon on the pier-head and a large brick-built gateway. Day-trippers from Hull helped generate a small profit.
1.34km from Withernsea Lighthouse Museum
This scenic 75,000 sq. ft. verdant greenbelt which was located in The Quarter near The North Chapel and showcases a grand fountain at the far end is surrounded by the historic Naval Training Center’s Spanish Revival Style Architecture, rustic pathways, and iconic archways. One of the iconic locations where you can host any events and also you can spend some nice time in this green area.
3.9km from Withernsea Lighthouse Museum
Tunstall Beach is a rural sandy beach, set amongst low craggy cliffs. It is a tranquil setting popular with couples and young families. There is a raised peat bed that was once a large mere (marsh), with a settlement known as Sand-le-Mere which can be seen at low tide. Tunstall is the perfect spot for those wanting to get away from it all. Set amongst low cliffs Tunstall beach is a tranquil setting popular with young families.
RAF Holmpton - Visit the Bunker
5.81km from Withernsea Lighthouse Museum
RAF Holmpton is a recently decommissioned and fully restored RAF bunker near Withernsea in the East Riding of Yorkshire. It’s a fascinating place to visit and certainly not your regular kind of day out. Plus it’s all completely indoors so great to visit in any weather. The bunker was built in the 1950s as an early warning radar station for nuclear war.
St Patrick's, Patrington
5.92km from Withernsea Lighthouse Museum
Patrington's parish church is known as The Queen of Holderness, and for good reason. This is a real gem of a church, one of the most enjoyable parish churches in England. It was such a unity of design and quality of architecture; an almost perfect example of Decorated Gothic style. The church is a Grade I listed building and attracts a lot of tourists too.
9.8km from Withernsea Lighthouse Museum
The Holderness Coast is located on the east coast of England. It extends 61km from Flamborough in the north to Spurn Point in the south. Holderness was the name of an ancient administrative area called a wapentake until the 19th century, when its functions were replaced by other local government bodies, particularly after the 1888 Local Government Act. The city of Kingston upon Hull lies in the south-west corner of Holderness and Bridlington borders the north-east but both are usually considered
13km from Withernsea Lighthouse Museum
This 35 hectare of lagoon and coastal grassland is a patchwork of connected lands owned by Associated British Ports, Environment Agency and this Society managed by the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust as part of the Easington Biodiversity Steering Group . Today it was busy, with families of starlings feeding on the edge of the main pond. A pied and a yellow wagtail hovered just over the water surface capturing insects. The Yellow Wagtail was carrying food for the young.
St. Andrew's Church
16.82km from Withernsea Lighthouse Museum
St Andrew's stands in a large peaceful churchyard at the southern end of the hamlet. With wonderful views over the surrounding countryside, this village church, completed in 1877, boasts a striking 32-metre spire. The church is in the Transitional style, with an Italian feel. The exuberant Victorian interior - designed as a complete, unified scheme by G E Street - is particularly impressive.
Burton Constable Hall & Grounds
17.4km from Withernsea Lighthouse Museum
Burton Constable Hall, near Hull, is one of Yorkshire's finest country houses. This fascinating Elizabethan gem nestles in over 300 acres of natural parkland and offers visitors unrivalled access to 30 rooms of faded splendour that are filled with fine furniture, paintings and sculpture.
18.26km from Withernsea Lighthouse Museum
Spurn Point is Yorkshire's very own Lands End - an iconic and constantly moving peninsula which curves between the North Sea and the Humber Estuary. At over three miles long but as little as 50 metres wide, this landscape is unique and ever-changing. It has been owned since 1960 by the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust and is a designated national nature reserve, heritage coast and is part of the Humber Flats, Marshes and Coast Special Protection Area.
19.5km from Withernsea Lighthouse Museum
A lovely stretch of sandy beach between two granite rock breakwaters. Ideal for families and popular for all beach activities. You can have fun hunting for fossils washed out of the cliff but be aware of tide times and steep clay boulder cliffs. YOu can spend some nice time in this calm and beautiful location with your dear ones leaving all the worries in this sea.
23.95km from Withernsea Lighthouse Museum
An award-winning museum depicts the changing patterns of village life over the past centuries, which was based in an 18th Century farmhouse. Here you can see a Victorian bedroom, a dairy, washhouse, workshops, barn, cart bays full of tools and implements from local industry, railway memorabilia, and of course an almost full range of Hornsea Pottery dating from 1949 to the factory’s closure in 2000.
23.99km from Withernsea Lighthouse Museum
Hornsea Mere is the largest freshwater lake in Yorkshire, England, which covers an area of 467 acres and lies to the west of Hornsea in the East Riding. It is also a center for bird-watching and a tourist attraction offering rowing, sailing, boat trips, and fishing. One of the iconic attraction which is surrounded by greenery where you can spend some free time in your busy life.
Hall Garth Park
24.08km from Withernsea Lighthouse Museum
A beautiful and greenish outdoor park which is a recreational haven for walkers. It also contains a free skatepark specifically designed to suit skaters of all abilities without compromising on fun. A variety of events are held at the park such as the Hornsea and East Riding Cross Country Championship and Hornsea Carnival.
24.53km from Withernsea Lighthouse Museum
Wassand Hall is a fine Regency House in beautiful tranquil surroundings between Seaton and Hornsea on the B1244, approximately 12 miles east of Beverley, 18 miles north of Hull. The Estate has been in one family ownership since 1530 and enjoys beautiful walled gardens, woodland walk and half-mile park walk with views of Hornsea Mere which belongs to the Estate.
Bondville Model Village
28.96km from Withernsea Lighthouse Museum
A beautiful model village with over 200 buildings including a castle, ruined Abbey and Harbour. cottages, houses and shops are lovingly hand-crafted and give a taste, in miniature, of traditional village life. Visitors of all ages will be charmed and intrigued by the tremendously detailed and intricate work that's gone into this place, with wry little jokes and humorous set ups side by side with genuinely touching life in miniature.
29.02km from Withernsea Lighthouse Museum
A fantastic Indoor market at Skirlington with a great variety of stalls, after a complete refurbishment in 2019. Take a break at The Grainstore or Zoe's Café and watch the bustle of the indoor market. Inside the original farm buildings you will find over 100 stalls, two indoor cafes with the best breakfasts, Jacket potatoes, freshly made sandwiches, and The Cow Shed license bar selling a great value Sunday Lunch.
30.88km from Withernsea Lighthouse Museum
Beverley Beck is a short canal in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. The beck runs from Grovehill Lock on the River Hull at Beverley west for about 0.8 miles into the town of Beverley. There's a nice footpath running along the pretty beck which you can pick up just to the east of the Minster and train station. The path runs for just under a mile until it joins with the River Hull. The canal is now it is home to the historic barge 'Syntan' owned by the Beverley Barge Preservation Society.
31.27km from Withernsea Lighthouse Museum
Hessle Foreshore is situated in front of the Humber Bridge Country Park on the River Humber. Being at the start of the Yorkshire Wolds Way National Trail it is great for walkers. You can either go down onto the stones, or you can follow Jean’s Walk all the way along to the main part of the Foreshore. The path is part of The Yorkshire Wolds Way and is great for bikes or scooters and you can follow it along the banks of the river Humber.
Humber Bridge Country Park
31.87km from Withernsea Lighthouse Museum
Humber Bridge Country Park is a beautiful 48 acre wood with open meadows and wildlife ponds and so more. The majestic chalk cliffs which surround the park on three sides and look like they are snow-covered give rise to the park's local name of Little Switzerland. The tree-covered chalk terraces of the old chalk quarry offer dramatic views over the River Humber and towering Humber Bridge. One of the nice walking trails and also a good place to spend some leisure time.
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Withernsea Lighthouse Museum
47 Hull Rd, Withernsea HU19 2DY, UK
Withernsea’s Lighthouse is one of only a handful of lighthouses built inland, standing 127 feet (38m) high in the middle of the seaside town. It closed in 1976 after 82 years service and now serves as a memorial to local girl Kay Kendal 1950s famous film star, and includes a video film of excerpts from well-known films and memorabilia. Formerly owned and run by Trinity House of London, it ceased operation on 1 July 1976 and is now used as a museum.