Summary accessibility statement
How to get here
The nearest station is Bempton, on the Hull/Scarborough line. There is a walk of approx 1 1/4 miles from the station to the reserve.
There is currently no bus service to the reserve or nearby Bempton village.
The reserve is a 30 minute drive from Scarborough and around 10 minutes from Bridlington. Follow the brown signs from the main roads. Or key YO15 1JF into your Sat Nav.
Sat nav POI file: If you have a satellite navigation system that can accept POI files, please see our POI page for a download link and instructions.
Access to facilities
Blue Badge spaces can be found immediately outside the Seabird Centre.
- Three viewpoints nearest the Seabird Centre are fully wheelchair accessible and have bays to give improved viewing to wheelchair users.
- Most viewpoints have benches nearby.
- Webcam footage is available to view inside the Seabird Centre.
- A self-service food cabinet holds a selection of food and drink and can be accessed from a seated position.
- Limited indoor seating and tables available.
- Staff and volunteers are available to assist.
All picnic tables have spaces for wheelchairs.
- Assistance dogs are welcome.
- Dogs are welcome on the reserve, however they must be kept on leads at all times. This is to ensure that ground nesting birds are not disturbed, and also to ensure the safety of dogs on the cliff top.
Additional accessibility information
- The Seabird Centre and shop are within the same level-access and pen-plan building. Staff and volunteers are available to assist where needed. For further details please see full access statement.
- The site has one Tramper mobility scooter and one standard mobility scooter for disabled visitors to use. Advance booking via Eventbrite is recommended. While there is no official charge for this, a donation towards the maintenance of the scooters would be very much appreciated.
- There are also two push wheelchairs that can be used, should anyone prefer these to using a mobility scooter.