GPS Cycle and Walking Routes


Bridlington to Flamborough Head Coastal Walk

6 miles (9.5 km)

Enjoy a wonderful coastal hike from Bridlington to Flamborough Head on the North York Moors coast. It's a great cliff top section of the path with large numbers of seabirds to look out for on the way. The route runs for a distance of about 6 miles so 12 miles there and back.
Starting at the harbour at Bridlington you head north along North Sands to Sewerby. Here you will pass the Grade I listedGeorgiancountry house of Sewerby Hall. You could take a detour from the route to visit the hall and enjoy the splendid 50 acre landscaped gardens.
The route continues past the wooded valley of Dane's Dyke before coming to the impressive cliffs at South Landing. Here you can enjoy a nice picnic area and a number of interesting sculptures.
The final section takes you past the South Landing Lifeboat station before coming to Flamborough Head. It's a fabulous spot with a number of large sea stacks, wonderfull cliffs, pretty bays and the oldest surviving lighthouse in Britain. The area is also designated as a nature reserve so look out for large seabird colonies including auks, gannets and gulls.
The East Riding Heritage Way passes through Flamborough Head so you could continue along this path to the nearby Bempton Cliffs where you can see more seabirds.

Bridlington to Flamborough Head Coastal Walk OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Bridlington to Flamborough Head Coastal Walk Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

On Flamborough Head you can visit the 19th century North Star Hotel for refreshments. There's fine sea views and an award-winning restaurant renowned for its fresh Flamborough seafood and wild game caught on the Yorkshire Wolds.

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Photos

Bridlington Harbour at High Tide. - geograph.org.uk - 401774

Bridlington Harbour at High Tide.

Beach Huts, North Sands, Bridlington - geograph.org.uk - 506629

Beach Huts, North Sands, Bridlington

Sewerby Hall

Sewerby Hall

Danes Dyke - geograph.org.uk - 1211621

Danes Dyke

Path Above South Landing - geograph.org.uk - 412226

Path Above South Landing

Flamborough Head - South Landing sculpture - geograph.org.uk - 685448

Flamborough Head

High Stacks Flamborough Head

High Stacks, Flamborough Head

Cliffs and Stack in Selwicks Bay - geograph.org.uk - 771832

Cliffs and Stack in Selwicks Bay

GPS Files

GPX File

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Memory Map Route

Bridlington to Flamborough Head Coastal Walk.mmo (On Desktop:Right Click>'Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold >Share>Save to Files)