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Important notice

Please note the visitor centre and toilets are currently closed, although the public footpaths remain accessible. We plan to re-open on 3 April 2015, but keep checking the website for updates. Please note: There is only limited car parking spaces available. Visitors can also use car park at North Landing, Flamborough (pay and display)

Top things to do in Spring

  1. Contemplate the dramatic scenery and watch the seabirds returning to their nest sites
  2. Watch out for a weasel or brown hare as you explore the paths
  3. View the variety of farmland and garden birds visiting the feeding station

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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Visitor comments

The best day ever! Breathtaking views and to see my first puffin I will never forget EVER. Such a thrill to see all the beautiful birds and I love the cliffs and the sounds of the birds. Will definitely return.

Jill Mills

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  • Lovely Gannet with nesting material
  • Gannet seen late August
  • Northern Gannets with chick
  • Guillemots and chick
  • Guillemots with chick
  • Kittiwake chicks
  • Atlantic Puffin on cliffside
  • Courting Gannets

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