Spurn Point National Nature Reserve
Last Updated on February 20, 2024 by Suzy
Things to do at Spurn Point National Nature Reserve review
Spurn Point is the southern tip of the East Riding of Yorkshire. Don’t let its address fool you though as it’s a long way from Hull. It’s so remote that it’s pretty much a long way from anywhere. There is a relatively new discovery centre and it’s a great place to enjoy a family-friendly walk away from traffic.
The Point at Spurn is a nature reserve that is protected by the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust. The modern visitor centre has public toilets, a cafe and a small visitor centre. You can even borrow their litter pickers and help clean away any rubbish you see. The centre also hires out bikes.
Spurn Point is surrounded by sea and there are beaches, along most of it. Although dogs are permitted at the visitor centre they are not permitted on the nature reserve. There are a great number of birds and you may even spot a seal or two. There is a 1km washover section of sand that is covered by water at high tide so make sure you check the tide times before visiting.
Spurn Point is 3 miles long and 50 metres wide. You can choose to walk as much or as little of it as you please. If you don’t fancy walking all the way they have excellent Unimog tours that you can prebook on. These run throughout most of the year, however, they don’t run every day and pre-booking is essential. You can find out more about their Unimog tours here.
Important Information Spurn Point National Nature Reserve
Is there food and drink available?
There is a cafe serving hot and cold food and drinks. You are welcome to bring a picnic.
What are the main things to do?
Unique nature reserve on a long but thin strip of land surrounded by sea, there are many birds, sometimes seals and excellent Unimog tours. There are toilets and a cafe.
What are the ticket prices?
*free, u003cbru003e*Prices are subject to change and/or discounts online. *free, . The nature reserve is free, to visit. There is a charge for the Unimog tours.
Is there parking?
There is parking, charges apply to non-members.
When are they open?
The nature reserve is open at all times. Please visit the nature reserve website for the latest information on tide times and inclement weather. The cafe closes for a few days over Christmas.
Dogs are welcome at the Discover centre but they are not permitted on the reserve. There are some areas nearby where they are permitted.
Are they accessible?
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