7 Yorkshire Coast Hidden Gems For You To Explore This Summer

7 Yorkshire Coast Hidden Gems For You To Explore This Summer

We are all looking for things to do this summer and the biggest county in England Yorkshire has plenty of hidden gems for you to enjoy this summer. Whether you’re finding something to do with the kids or wanting to get away for the day, we have a range of Yorkshire coast hidden gems for you to get stuck into this summer.

1. Bempton Cliffs

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Just on the outskirts of Bridlington in East Yorkshire, you’ll find one of the UK’s greatest natural wildlife spectacle. Millions of seabirds gather in the chalk cliffs to raise their young. It’s the largest seabird colony in the UK and you can see an array of huge birds soaring along the white cliffs. Its six viewpoints give you a great look at the mass of birds. Your children will love getting to see the mass of birds along the 330ft cliff side.

2. Spurn Point

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Yorkshire’s very own Land’s End, you’ll find Spurn Point on the East coast. It reaches 3-miles into the River Humber estuary and is 49-metres wide. Along with its iconic lighthouse, it is one of the most awe-inspiring views along the Yorkshire Coast. Due to the tides, no day is ever the same along Spurn Point, giving you a perfect reason to visit again.

3. Staithes

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Yorkshire’s own taste of paradise, Staithes is a picturesque fishing village in North Yorkshire that is untouched. It hasn’t changed much over the last hundreds of years, and its cobbled streets and labyrinth of alleyways are just as exciting to explore now than ever. There are charming pubs and restaurants to visit and some spectacular views of the village from the cliffs above.

4. Falling Foss Waterfall

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The wonderful Falling Foss waterfall is found just a few miles south of Whitby in North Yorkshire. It stands a huge 30ft tall and is a perfect place for a little dip in the water. You can make a day of it by parking up at May Beck and doing a circular walk. Make sure you visit the Falling Foss Tea Room for a pick me up after you’ve enjoyed the beautiful North Yorkshire falls.

5. Hayburn Wyke

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This lesser-known beauty spot is a beautiful waterfall that falls straight onto the beach. Not only is Hayburn Wyke a mystical name it sits in wonderous deep green woodland vegetation along the North Yorkshire cliffs. You can enjoy iconic coastal views out towards the North Sea. Therea re lovely rock pools for you and the kids to search for crabs and fossils.

6. North Landing Beach

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The wonderful enclosed beach of North Landing is a natural cove on the north side of Flamborough headland and is surrounded by amazing white chalk cliffs. The beach is a mix of golden sand and pebbles. You and the kids can search the rock pools for marine life or enjoy some time sunbathing on the beach switching off away from the world.

7. Sewerby Hall & Gardens

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The stunning Sewerby Hall is situated along the clifftops near Bridlington and offers amazing views. The 19th-century parkland that surrounds it is full of fun things to do. You can enjoy a nine-hole pitch and putt golf course, visit their wonderful zoo with all kinds of creatures to see before visiting the brilliant Clock Tower Cafe. It’s the perfect day out for all the family, where you have to visit more than once.

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