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Flamborough Head is an outdoors lovers' heaven surrounded by a series of steep whitish crags. It is an ideal starting point for birdwatching, wind-swept trails and canoe trips around the cove - but only for seasoned outdoors! Flamborough Head is an outdoors lovers' heaven surrounded by a series of steep whitish crags.
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The Flamborough Head () is a headland 8 mile ( ) long on the Yorkshire coastline, between the Filey and Bridlington coves of the North Sea. Two lighthouses stand on the rock, the oldest from 1669 and the Flamborough Head Lightthouse from 1806. This older beacon was declared a historical monument in 1952 and is now on the National Heritage List for England, which is led by Historic England The rocks offer breeding grounds for many thousand sea birds and are of great importance for their geological diversity.
Flamborough Head draws many migratory species in the fall and is an important point to observe migrating marine species. Many birdwatchers observe marine fowl under the lighthouses when the winds blow in the eastern direction, or later in the fall the land bird bushes and vale.
The Flamborough Head has a birdservatory. On 23 September 1779, a French-American wing was fighting with a couple of Royal Navy fregates in the Revolutionary War in America. Toposcopes at the beacon commemorate the ninety-eight (1959) year of the war. In Flamborough Head and Flamborough Town, an old man from America is fighting to rescue his grandmother's home - where he, his brother and mother live - from being destroyed by the ocean, and the story of Bill Take the Helmet by Betty Bowen.
The Flamborough Head was introduced on Seven Natural Apartments as one of the miracles of Yorkshire and briefly in the first Coast show. The Flamborough Head was in the final of the ITV 3 Serie Scott & Bailey game.