Little Thornwick

The sheltered bay of Little Thornwick (photo by George Stoyle)

North Landing

An iconic and popular site, home to the life boat museum and a launch for traditional cobles (photo by Caroline Comins)

Atlantic Puffin

One of the UK's most recognisable and charismatic seabirds, puffins nest all along the headland's cliff top (Photo: Wildstock)

Sewerby Cliffs

At the southern side of the headland the North Seas first No Take Zone has been established (photo by Caroline Comins)

Holmes Gut

Gorse, bramble, scrub and rich grassland provide nesting sites and foraging for many farmland bird species (photo by Caroline Comins)

Sea Cliffs

Towering up to 400ft, Flamborough Headland has spectacular sea cliffs and seascapes (photo by George Stoyle)

Hawthorn Shield Bug

The headland's vegetated sea cliffs support a diverse assemblage of insects (Photo by George Stoyle)


Flamborough Head European

 Marine Site

Flamborough Head is situated on the North East coast of England and at the boundary of the northern and southern bodies of the North Sea. The European Marine Site consists of a Special Protection Area and a Special Conservation Area within tidal waters. Flamborough also has one of only three fully protected No Take Zones in the United Kingdom, where removal of any fish or shellfish, from the beach or sea, is prohibited.