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Things to do in Hornsea, East Yorkshire


Hornsea is renowned as a quiet location, suitable for family holidays.

Hornsea, South Beach. © Sandra Lemonsand Ed The Wonder Dog!
Hornsea, South Beach

This welcoming town is subject to an ongoing programme of sympathetic renewals in keeping with typical East Yorkshire architecture.

There is a thriving Leisure Centre with a traditional swimming pool, fitness suite and facilities normally found in much larger towns.

Ed the dog enjoys Hornsea sunshine © Sandra Lemonsand Ed The Wonder Dog!
Ed the dog enjoys Hornsea sunshine

The Hornsea Museum is a real 'Tardis', containing more than you might think when viewed from the outside.

As well as items relating to the family life of those who lived on Burns Farm (the original site of the museum), the Museum also houses the national reference collection of Hornsea Pottery.

Mud erosion, South Beach. © Sandra Lemonsand Ed The Wonder Dog!
Mud erosion, South Beach

The South Beach has gained the awards for cleanliness, while the North Beach is a haven for dogs and their owners.

Beach and boat fishermen alike will enjoy this location. Coarse fishermen are also catered for locally.

Hornsea Mere is a haven for local birdlife and bird watchers. This large lake offers a quiet haven for all.

Atmospheric Hornsea. © Sandra Lemonsand Ed The Wonder Dog!
Atmospheric Hornsea

A surprising variety of food is available in the town catering for all tastes.

Local produce is readily available both from farms and from shops.

Children and parents alike will enjoy Honeysuckle Farm, where you can meet the animals, enjoy a cart ride and try ice-cream made from Jersey Milk provided by the farm's own cows.

Description by Sandra Lemons

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