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Important notice

We are currently upgrading some of our clifftop footpaths to further improve accessibility. This may cause some disruption to access for visitors with mobility issues. For the latest information, please ring the Seabird Centre on 01262 422212. Apologies for any inconvenience caused.

Top things to do in Spring

  1. Experience the return of the seabirds to the UK's largest mainland seabird colony
  2. Watch out for puffins amongst the 250,000 seabirds
  3. Look for harbor porpoises and grey seals swimming below the towering cliffs

Top things to do in Summer

  1. Experience the sights, sounds and smells of the miraculous seabird spectacle at the peak of the breeding season
  2. The surrounding fields are bejewelled by glorious red campion flowers
  3. Enjoy a bite to eat in the family-friendly picnic area

Top things to do in Autumn

  1. See the gannet chicks before they jump from the nest into the sea below!
  2. Contemplate the dramatic scenery from the viewpoints
  3. Search the trees and bushes for autumn migrants taking a break on their long journey south

Top things to do in Winter

  1. Blow away the cobwebs with a bracing clifftop walk, with the wild winter seas raging below
  2. Warm up with a hot drink at the visitor centre
  3. Which farmland and garden birds can you see at the feeding station?

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Map of Bempton Cliffs

Map of Bempton Cliffs

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Date: 4 September 2015


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Troup Head

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People enjoying a seabird cruise off Bempton

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