A 3 mile circular walk around the wooded Pennine valley of Hardcastle Crags, near Hebden Bridge in West Yorkshire. Owned by the National Trust the valley comprises a beautiful shallow river, Hebden Water with steep wooded valley sides and you will have chance to discover lots of wildlife plus some industrial archaeology along the way. If you have children with you, you may wish to bring along crayons and paper as there are several engraved markers around the site, showing the various leaves and seeds in the woodland.
Bridlington Beach South
Bridlington Beach South
Duration: As long as you like
Level of walk: EasyView Walks Key
Why you should do this walk…
What else you need to know
The beach is open to you and your dog from 1 October to 30 April.
The busiest area of the beach; from the south pier to a line extending east from Kingston Road is closed to dogs from 1 May to 30 September. The signs are very clear.
How to get there – from the A165 Hull to Bridlington road (Kingsgate), follow Kingston Road or Shaftsbury Road towards South Marine Drive.
Car park – Pay and Display street parking on South Marine Drive near the Spa theatre. At busier holiday times, it may be easier to use one of the main car parks in Bridlington.
Start – from the Spa theatre, head first for the promenade then southwards along the beach. At peak holiday times when dogs are not allowed on the beach near the theatre, simply walk further along the promenade before making for the sands.
Length/time – as long as you like
Terrain/difficulty – EASY, fine flat sand, the beach is very clean and easy to walk on.
Dog friendliness – great beach to run around, normally not busy in the winter. Dog bins available near the beach.
Food and drink – nearest dog friendly pub is the Ship Inn at Sewerby, see Directories for details.
Public toilets available in Bridlington.
Other interesting info:
Bridlington was a popular holiday destination for West Yorkshire workers and the first hotel was opened in 1805. Much later in 1846 a railway station was opened between the Quay and the town. The town was brought up to date in 1995 when a new Spa Promenade was opened.
The port still has a lucrative export markets for shell fish to France, Spain and Italy, said to be worth several million pounds a year.
PLEASE NOTE: This walk is not on the iFootpath App