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Great place to pass a couple of hours Amazing views. Brilliant wild life Cafe is ace not over... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Brendan W
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Good landmark for the area We walked with our dogs from Thornwick Bay to Flamborough lighthouse and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Carol H
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A lighthouse was first built on the Flamborough Headland in 1669 but was never lit. The current lighthouse was built in 1806 and acts as a waypoint for deep sea vessels and coastal traffic as well as marking the Flamborough Headland for vessels...more
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Flamborough Head, Flamborough, Bridlington, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a beautiful place but the amount of rubbish and plastics strewn about the cliff tops particularly around the shop/cafe area is both upsetting and disappointing. Visiting these places to see the scenery and sea birds is spoilt by this rubbish particularly in view...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Great place to pass a couple of hours Amazing views. Brilliant wild life Cafe is ace not over priced good quality, good verify

Thank Brendan W
Reviewed 2 days ago

Good landmark for the area We walked with our dogs from Thornwick Bay to Flamborough lighthouse and beyond. We could see the lighthouse from our caravan lighting up ther area at night which was wonderful to see. Beautiful old building of historical interest.

Thank Carol H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stunning place to visit in all seasons and weather. North and South Landing are also with a visit. The caffe at Flamborough head is a bit on the expensive but nice to sit outside weather permitting. Plenty of parking but it is pay and display.

Thank Andy C
Reviewed 1 week ago

we didn't visit the lighthouse itself, but the views you have from there are just overwhelming. You can clearly see how erosion is changing the landscape. Gaps in the cliffs will in due time break part of the cliff away and form a small island.

Thank lvermo688913
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really nice walk walk along the cliff tops from the lighthouse to the lifeboat station and then we walked back along the road but the old lighthouse. Took a couple of hours as we stopped along the way but we'll worth it. Parking at lighthouse...More

Thank Joanna P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had been trying for a few years to go up the lighthouse,So I was pleased to find it was still doing guided tours on certains days/times. Best to check before going. Malcom the guide was informative & friendly. The climb of the steps was...More

Thank sarah h
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a fantastic place to visit and the guides were so friendly. They are knowledgeable and will help in any way they can, well worth a visit. The steps are great so if your not up to it you can still learn the history...More

Thank Wil113
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Only open on certain days so best to check? Me and husband got here for the first tour which starts at 12 noon and there were 10 people in our group,our guide was Malcolm and he explained about trinity who are in charge of the...More

Thank Tracey752015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We parked in the car park and had hot chocolate in the cafe/restaurant. The best bit was the walk up to the lighthouse and up and along the cliffs. Such a spectacular view. Wish I’d taken my binoculars so I could have seen the birds...More

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denney555
28 June 2018|
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Response from Mandy L | Reviewed this property |
Yes very rocky underfoot and would definitely need a blanket to sit on.
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Joanneltidy
29 May 2018|
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Response from Jane_402018 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure maybe contact the local council or trinity house who operate the lighthouse.
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ManchesterPauline
26 May 2018|
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Response from catherinerttr | Reviewed this property |
No but from memory I recall they are closing in June for repainting. Check first on their website maybe to avoid disappointment. Have a good time.
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