on the YorkshireAutumn Coast Your guide to enjoying East ’s wildlife and wild places this season

WILD Wings, waves and walks! day Only a day to spend on the coast? Make the most of it with these ‘must-see’ places and activities around .

Filey RSPB Where to go... Bempton Cliffs Yorkshire Wildlife Trust Yorkshire Wildlife Trust Flamborough Flamborough Cliffs Cliffs Nature Reserve A hotspot for birds on their amazing autumn migrations. Also look for seals and dolphins! YO15 1BJ North Landing

Yorkshire Wildlife Trust Flamborough Living Seas Centre Head Lighthouse Discover about life under the waves, get top tips for seasonal sightings and enjoy a cuppa! YO15 1AE FLAMBOROUGH RSPB Bempton Cliffs Short-eared owls turn heads Living Seas Centre on this reserve as they arrive for the Danes Dyke winter months. Café treats and & retail therapy too! YO15 1JF National Nature Reserve What to do...

Headland hike Lighthouse lookout A fish supper Enjoy the colours of autumn Walk the two miles from Enjoy fish and chips as the woodland meets the North Landing to the straight out of the sea in a Danes Dyke to South Landing Lighthouse. (Open Friday, Saturday and paper with a side order of loop (3 miles). YO15 1AA Sunday from end of September). fresh sea air!

WILD Sea air adventure! weekend Extend your trip, make a weekend of it and include the following over the course of two days:

Enjoy rooms with sea views, cosy cafés What to do... and tasty local produce too! Go on a guided adventure! Go on a seashore safari Go fossil hunting Join a specialist wildlife tour Check out and join in with Hat, scarves and with Yorkshire Coast Nature the Living Seas Centre’s gloves ready... Get ready to for a day to remember! Enjoy whale or hands-on activity programme. comb the beach at Bridlington. Spot bird watching with expert guides. Visit Rock pooling is fun whatever the fossils of ancient, long extinct marine life. yorkshirecoastnature.co.uk weather! ywt.org.uk WILD Migration Marathon! Autumn is an amazing time to see flocks of migratory birds all week along the Yorkshire Coast. More seasonal spectacles await…

A short drive away...

Picturesque peninsula Seashore stroll Walk this way! Enjoy stunning cliff top Don’t miss the five miles From , step on to and coastline views from of golden sands in Filey the Coast Path Filey Brigg. Also keep an eye out Bay itself – or relax and recharge National Trail. It connects with for harbour porpoise, whales with long shoreline walks at the Way and Wolds and seals on a calm day. YO14 9ET nearby Gap. Way for postcard picture views.

Spurn safari Day trip adventures… East Yorkshire Coast to Coast Journey at peak migration time (September & October) to Yorkshire’s very own Land’s End, Spurn Point – 1 hr 40 mins drive from Bridlington, HU12 0UH

Sally Henderson Sally Spurn Discovery Centre Using the Discovery Centre as your base at this Yorkshire Wildlife Trust Reserve, you can pack so Treat yourself much wild adventure into one day! Wrap up warm at the Discovery and don’t forget your binoculars and camera… Centre café too! Walk the wildlife trails and Tour the reserve aboard Return north on the settle into a hide. Look the Spurn Safari and climb coastal road to enjoy out for deer and seals too. the tallest lighthouse in huge skies and hopefully northern England. a colourful sunset.

Hornsea Mere Grey heron Batt Martin Head to Hornsea Mere Head south to Yorkshire’s largest freshwater lake – a crucial stop off for migrating birds too! (30 mins drive from Bridlington, HU11 5RJ). Hornsea has a long golden beach, a pretty town centre and marks the eastern end of the Trans Pennine Trail

Jess Charlton Jess long distance walking route.

Pack a flask and Fill your lungs with fresh Be charmed by binoculars, settle into a air – a stroll around the Hornsea town with its hide and be amazed by lake is a delight Elizabethan mansion, vast gatherings of wildfowl. whatever the season. museum and 19th century folly.

For further information and more ideas ywt.org.uk/wild-guides

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