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Coastal Towns and Villages

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The East Yorkshire Coast has three distinct personalities - sweeping golden beaches in traditional resorts such as Hornsea and Withernsea; great for families, the haunting landscape of Spurn and the Humber; a wildlife watchers paradise, and gentle countryside plains with quiet lanes and small market towns like Hedon; perfect for cycling and visiting welcoming pubs for Sunday roasts.
Hornsea Folk Museum
Hornsea is the perfect base for a family holiday, with its lovely sandy beach, bustling promenade to stroll along, amusements and plenty of attractions for all the family. It also has the largest freshwater lake in England, Hornsea Mere, Hornsea Museum and Honeysuckle farm  Hornsea Freeport outlet village has the best bargains and Neptune Kingdom to keep the kids entertained.
Withernsea Steam Rally
The traditional seaside resort of Withernsea offers a Blue Flag beach of golden sand with its own rather regal castellated entrance, pier Towers, on a mile-long promenade and a rare inland lighthouse, now a museum, situated in the town centre. This family friendly seaside town hosts a programme of summer events and carnivals in the Valley Gardens, a perfect public gardens and outdoor stage space.
A small market town, Hedon's crowning glory is St Augustine's known as the King of Holderness. Stroll down the high street and have a cuppa in one of the tearooms, visit Hedon Museum, reached from Watmought’s Arcade, to find out about local history or take a guided ghost or history walk to see points of interest and related stories of Hedon through the ages.
Spurn Point
Spurn National Nature Reserve is a unique and iconic place, internationally renowned for its wildlife and heritage. Access is now on foot or by cycle only, paying close attention to any warning signs.  The newly restored Spurn Lighthouse sits within the wildlife haven of Spurn National Nature Reserve. Visitors can make their way along the three and a half mile peninsula, or climb aboard a Spurn Safari Unimog to travel in style.
Brid Spa Cafe
You’ll never go hungry on the East Yorkshire Coast. Alongside all the traditional British seaside favourites – fish and chips, ice cream, candy floss, doughnuts and waffles – the coast offers a wide range of international cuisines in some great restaurants, cafes and tea rooms.
Bridlington Birds of Prey and Animal Park
East Coast Towns and Villages have on offer a great range of exciting, interesting and engaging things to do and see, whatever the weather. Regardless of your age, interest or time frame, you will be able to enjoy a memorable day out with the wide array of varying activities available.
Accommodation on the Coast
Fancy treating yourself to a luxury hotel or cosy cottage? How about a comfy B&B on the sea front? Or family-friendly Caravan or Camping site? You can be sure of a warm welcome and a home from home that suits your taste and budget on the East Yorkshire Coast.

Fun at Hornsea Freeport

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