Facilities at Bempton Cliffs

Full facilities information

Visitor centre
  • The Seabird Centre is open from 9.30am - 5pm in summer and 9.30am - 4pm in winter.
  • Camera showing live clifftop action from inside the Seabird Centre.
  • Mobility scooter hire available, click here to book.
Car park
  • 131 spaces
  • 7 Blue Badge spaces
  • No overnight parking.
  • Limited parking for large vehicles.
  • All coaches and minibuses must book in advance to park on-site, otherwise drop off only.
  • Motorhomes needing more than one standard car space cannot be guaranteed parking; overnight parking is not permitted.
  • Cycle shelter situated near Seabird Centre.
  • Situated in the Seabird Centre.
Accessible toilets
  • Situated in the Seabird Centre.
  • No formal cafe facility, however there is a grab and go offer including hot and cold drinks, sandwiches, pies, cakes, snacks and ice creams. We have wheelchair-accessible picnic tables.
  • Limited vegetarian and gluten-free food options.
  • Soya milk is available on request. 

The shop stocks a range of binoculars and telescopes, books, bird food and feeders, nestboxes and gifts.

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.

Baby changing
  • Situated in the Seabird Centre.
Picnic area
  • There are a number of picnic tables and benches close to the Seabird Centre and on the reserve.
Binocular hire
Guided walks
Viewing point
  • Six viewpoints along the cliff top path.
Nature trails
  • Seasonal trails are available to follow all year round.
Educational facilities
  • We are delighted to welcome school groups to our reserve. You can find more information on our school trip ideas page for Bempton Cliffs.