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Bridlington Tourist Information.


The Headland Way

Distance in Miles: 16 Shortened distance 12 - Distance in Kilometres: 26

Location: Outskirts of Bridlington.- Circular Route: - Grade: Notice: Undefined variable: record in /home/sites/4b/4/4af2cde633/public_html/listings/walks_detail.php on line 731 - Walk Type: Coast and Beach Walks - OS Explorer Map: 301
Car Parking Facility: Roadside near the Baylegate Museum, Bridlington - Refreshments: Pubs and shops in Bridlington and Flamborough - Public Conveniences: North Landing, Flamborough
Start Point: Various - End Point: Various
Towns & Villages: Bempton, Buckton and Flamborough
Start Easting: 517,655.00 - Start Northing: 467,960.00
End Easting: 517,655.00 - End Northing: 467,960.00

Accessibility Information:
This route:-
Contains some steep slopes.
Contains kissing gates and hand gates.
Contains steps and/or stiles.
May involve walking through fields with livestock.
Crosses at least one road.
Contains surfaces which can be boggy in wet weather.
May involve walking through planted crops.
Contains some uneven surfaces.


The Headland Way officially starts at the Priory Church of St Mary in Bridlington, but it can start from other points along the route (see the map for car parks around the headland).

The route follows streets and paths to the cliff top towards Sewerby. From here on navigation couldn't be simpler - just keep the sea on your right until you reach Filey.

Between Speeton and Filey you can walk along the beach if the tide is out, but please check tide times before setting out (see the links section).

Additional Information

This cliff top walk links Bridlington with Filey.

Badges and certificates are available for those who successfully complete the walk.

For a full route and further details please contact Mr G Hood, 329 Kingston Road, Hull HU10 6PY


The map below shows the route for this walk however you can view or download the map as an A4 pdf file from the link below

Map Download

Map and information courtesy of East Riding of Yorkshire County Council

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