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Scarborough – A Classic Yorkshire Seaside Tourist Town

History Scarborough, a seaside town on the Yorkshire coast,  is thought to have first been founded by a Viking raider called Thorgils Skarthi. It’s part of an Icelandic Saga. However as far as archaeology goes, there’s evidence the area was inhabited in the Stone Age and Bronze Age. There was a Roman signal station on the headland, but a lot

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Cayton Bay – A Quiet Unspoiled Bay

Cayton Bay is a quiet hamlet located between popular seaside resorts, Scarborough and Filey. The beach is large and quiet, meaning it’s the perfect place to go to get away from it all. It could be a good place to settle for a couple of days, or to use as a base to visit the busier places up the coast.

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Easington – An Isolated Community

Easington is an isolated Yorkshire community with plenty to see and do. The people who live here have to deal with long travel times to get to secondary school, and access essential services like hospitals. There are also no supermarkets. However, it’s one of the best places for the views, and a walk along Spurn point–a narrow stretch of land

Barmston Sands

Barmston – A Town Falling into the Sea

Barmston as a beautiful Yorkshire town in East Riding, not too far from Bridlington. What was once a wonderful tourist trap, the perfect place to go on holiday without being a big town, has now become well known for its coastal erosion. It’s the worst spot in England for coastal erosion thanks to the soft clay cliffs. That doesn’t mean

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Kingston Upon Hull – Yorkshire’s Industrious Port City

Kingston-Upon-Hull (also known colloquially as just ‘Hull’) sits on the north bank of the Humber Estuary, giving it a prime spot for transporting to mainland Europe. It’s no surprise that the area has been inhabited by humans for over 1000 years, since the location offered plenty of access by ship and to In 2017, Hull became the UK City of

Hornsea Beach

Hornsea – An Old Victorian Yorkshire Town

Hornsea is a quaint coastal Yorkshire town with a history steeped in Victorian tourism. But the area has been lived in for centuries, and there’s plenty to do here that will keep the whole family occupied. If you’re looking for a town with a vast unspoiled beach that doesn’t attract the same level of tourists each Summer as other hotspots

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Atwick – A Quintessential Coastal Yorkshire Village

Atwick is located on the East Yorkshire coast. It’s a small coastal village of brick houses and just over 300 people. Beside it lies a beautiful golden beach, and it’s rooted in folklore and mythology. Nearby, there are dramatic cliffs that offer an incredible view over the North Sea. When pronouncing the name, the ‘w’ is silent. So, the actual

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Hessle – A Bustling Suburb of Hull with an Active Community

Hessle sits on the banks of the River Humber, near the estuary and near to Kingston-Upon-Hull (known simply as Hull). It’s a local town with a rich past in shipbuilding, and expanded dramatically because of its geographical location. As people moved out of the dirty city, merchants moved to Hessle and constructed large houses. Now it’s known for The Humber

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Anderby Creek, Lincolnshire – A Quiet Place to Get Away From It All

Anderby Creek is a tranquil hamlet between Skegness and Chapel St. Leonards in Lincolnshire. It’s known for the serene sandy beach that stretches along its coastline, a beautiful spot to visit all year round. It’s a tiny place with just a few houses, a shop and a village pub. The entire hamlet is built around the end of a creek

North Sea Observator

Chapel St Leonards – An Unspoiled Seaside Village

Chapel St Leonards is a village in Lincolnshire between two popular beach resorts, Skegness and Mablethorpe. It’s on the coast and has miles of unspoiled golden sandy beach to enjoy. There are a couple of excellent visitor attractions for nature lovers too. If you’re looking for a location that is tranquil, away from the busy crowds, then Chapel St Leonards

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Cleethorpes – A Touristy Coastal Town

Cleethorpes is a busy seaside town that sits on the estuary of the River Humber. It rose in popularity as a holiday destination during the 1800s and continues to be popular with tourists looking for a seaside resort. There’s plenty to do both on the beach or in the town, so you won’t ever be bored. History Humans have occupied

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Barton-Upon-Humber – A Historic Town on the Banks of the River Humber

A beautiful town on the southern estuary of the River Humber, Barton-Upon-Humber, has a lot to offer visitors. The entire town is steeped in history, so if you want to visit a place that’ll make you feel you’re stepping back in time, this is worth a look. It’s also the beginning point for the Viking Way under the impressive Humber

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