East Yorkshire - Attractions and Days Out
Burton Agnes Hall is a family Elizabethan Stately home, set in East Yorkshire almost midway between Bridlington & Driffield. The house is home to the ancstors of Sir Henry Griffith who built the Hall between 1598 and 1610, the beautiful gardens are packed with points of interest and fun for all ages.
Situated on the East Yorkshire Coast Bempton Cliffs is one of the best places in the UK to see seabirds. The RSPB reserve, located just to the North of Bridlington, is characterised by towering chalk cliffs which are home to over 200,000 birds between April and August. Species including kittiwakes, guillemots, gannets and fulmars nest on the sheer cliffs, a firm family favourite are the puffins who call the cliffs home between April and July.
The Ferens Art Gallery in Hull brings art to all, with a series of permanent and temporary exhibitions and the vibrant and multi-sensory children's gallery.
The sea has played a large role in Hull's history, discover all about it at the free Hull Maritime Museum. Exploring from the 18th Century to the present day the museum examines the whaling industry, fishng industry and merchant trade.