Flamborough Castle - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
About Flamborough Castle
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.
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Attractions Near Flamborough Castle
South Landing Beach
1.14km from Flamborough Castle
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.
Danes Dyke Nature Reserve
1.33km from Flamborough Castle
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.
2.09km from Flamborough Castle
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.
2.18km from Flamborough Castle
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.
Sewerby Hall & Gardens
2.73km from Flamborough Castle
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.
2.75km from Flamborough Castle
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.
Discover More Attractions in East Riding of Yorkshire, Home of Flamborough Castle
East Riding of Yorkshire
East Riding of Yorkshire is a no-nonsense sort of place. Its largest city, Hull - more properly known as Kingston upon Hull, is where the county's beating heart lies. It is a solid city that just gets on with the business in hand, which in this case is shipping. Hull is still very much a busy commercial port.