Spurn Point (driving) Route Details

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Introduction

A drive out along the sand spit of Spurn Point, and then a walk around the lighthouse and lifeboat station area. The area is a wildlife reserve, popular with birdwatchers.

Conditions

Note: the area is a wildlife reserve, and no dogs are allowed.

Hazards and warnings

The road to the point may be closed during storms, when the sea washes over the road.

Detailed description

From the entrance gate drive down the track to the parking area by the lighthouse. Then walk along the inland side the island, past the small cluster of houses, where the lifeboat men and hull pilots live, and then round the end of the headland, before returning to the carparking area.

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