Important notice

We are sorry but we are not able to accommodate motorhomes that require more than one standard car parking space. The car park at Bempton Cliffs is private property and overnight parking or camping is not permitted.

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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  • Puffin flying
  • Tree Sparrow on a cold day
  • Gannets with young
  • Great Skua
  • Gannet
  • Gannet hovering
  • Gannet portrait - gathering ready to nest.
  • Puffin 1a

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Map of Bempton Cliffs

Map of Bempton Cliffs

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Date: 4 September 2015


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Other places to visit

Aerial view of RSPB Blacktoft Sands nature reserve

Blacktoft Sands

Spectacular wildlife at the start of the Humber estuary

Thrift growing on the cliff tops, RSPB Troup Head nature reserve

Troup Head

Fantastic views with gorgeous gannets and a stunning seabird city

Brown hare running


Bracing sea breezes and big skies filled with majestic flocks of waterfowl

People enjoying a seabird cruise off Bempton

Gannet and Puffin cruises

Let us introduce you to stunning seabirds on a Bempton Cliffs cruise.

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