Patrington 0.7 miles.
The Yorkshireman is a cosy, single-storey lodge adjoining the owner's small Bed and Breakfast outside the village of Patrington, within an easy drive of Hull and just 5 miles from the coast.
This bijou retreat is just the ticket for exploring the beautiful east coast of Yorkshire and beyond.
Start the day with a hearty breakfast prepared in the well-equipped kitchen which has a dining area, while in the evening the sitting room is ideal for relaxing and putting your feet up in front of the electric fire after a busy day spent discovering the local area.
The Yorkshire coast offers some of the best coastal regions in the country, from the majestic cliffs of the north to the gentler beaches further south.
The Spurn Peninsula is home to the Spurn National Nature Reserve which stretches along this 3-mile spit of shingle and offers glimpses of many migrating birds and seals.
This area is a delight for birdwatchers and offers a fascinating view of the many boats travelling in and out of the Humber Estuary.
Withernsea is both charming and eccentric with its castellated entrance to its beach.
For a visit with a difference, take a tour of RAF Holmpton's former Cold War era nuclear bunker!
The traditional seaside town of Hornsea is less than 20 miles north of Patrington and the bustling market town of Beverley with its minster, history in abundance, cobbled streets and racecourse is within a half hour's drive.
A lovely holiday base.
About the location
Withernsea 5 miles; Driffield 35 miles; Market Weighton 36 miles.
The bustling village of Patrington lies on the Holderness Peninsular, a few miles inland from the coast. The village has a good array of amenities catering for all daily needs, including a butchers, bakers, newsagents, small supermarket, bank and traditional local inns. The village is dominated by the huge spire of Patrington Church, known as the Queen of Holderness. Surrounded by open farmland, the area is excellent cycling and walking country and in the spring and autumn, this area is renowned for the migrating birds stopping off to refuel at nearby Spurn Point. A few minutes’ drive from Patrington is the popular seaside resort of Withernsea, with long, sandy beaches, a traditional promenade, children's playgrounds and plenty of delicious fish and chip cafes! The town boasts some historical landmarks, including a lighthouse, now housing a museum, a Napoleonic fortress and a huge nuclear bunker which runs award-winning tours. There are pretty market towns nearby to explore, including Beverley, Driffield and Market Weighton, whilst a little further afield brings you to the larger resorts of Bridlington and Scarborough.