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Nature Reserve:Flamborough Outer Headlandadd to shortlist

Nature Reserve, free entry

Heritage Coastland.

Flamborough Lighthouse

Flamborough Lighthouse

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Flamborough Outer Headland forms part of one of the finest stretches of coastland in the East. There are several features of archaeological interest that remain well preserved, such as signs of medieval ridge and furrow farming in the fields, as well as more recent history along the cliff path with concrete WW2 pillboxes positioned to defend against the threat of invasion.
The present lighthouse was built in 1806, becoming automated in 1996 to show four white flashes every 15 seconds. The old Flamborough lighthouse is a 1673 constructed chalk beacon tower, thought to be the oldest building of its type in England.
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. The reserve is part of the Flamborough Headland Heritage Coast.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Gift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsAccepts groups

Grounds for outdoor activitiesChildren welcomeDisabled accessDogs accepted

Disabled access up to Fog Signal Station. Headlands Family Restaurant and Cafe Bar.

Open all the time


Free entry



Countryside Officer


Flamborough Head Heritage Coast,
B1255 Bridlington to Flamborough,
Y015 1AR



See location of Flamborough Outer Headland on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: TA 254705  Lat: 54.11579 Long: -0.08306

By Car:
B1229 Bempton to Flamborough 5 miles
B1255 Bridlington to Flamborough 6.7 miles

Parking: with charge


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Grounds for outdoor activitiesGrounds for outdoor activities
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted

Disabled access up to Fog Signal Station. Headlands Family Restaurant and Cafe Bar.