Thornwick Bay

Visit Thornwick Bay

Rugged Thornwick Bay beach is situated on the Flanborough Heritage coast in East Yorkshire.

There is a cafe here, the Thornwick Bay Cafe which serves hot meals, cakes and refreshments.

On a sunny day, this beach is ideal for paddleing and snorkleing.

From here you can follow the scenic Flamborough Headland Heritage Coast path along to Bempton Cliffs. An exhilarating cliff top walk, with stunning scenery.

Next to the beach is the famaily friendly Haven Thornwick Bay Holiday Park.

Thornwick Bay is dog friendly all year round.

This beach is …

  • backed by a holiday park
  • Dog friendly
  • Great for snorkelling

What to see and do

  • Great for long cliff top walks
  • Scuba Diving

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Places to stay

  • Holiday park
  • Campsite
  • Self catering cottages

Holiday accommodation near this beach.

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Have a great day out by the coast

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