A Blue Flag beach, graceful promenade and ancient town centre are all on the doorstep of holiday cottages in Hornsea. Once renowned as a centre for pottery production, it is now a popular destination for a relaxing break by the sea. Hornsea is also home to Yorkshire’s largest freshwater lake, where 250 species of birds can be spotted. This laid-back resort lies on the North Sea coast, in North Yorkshire. Exploring the old town centre from your holiday cottage in Hornsea, you will discover narrow streets lined with red-brick, slate-roofed homes and a variety of independent shops. There are some great places to eat and drink, too, including Lemon Tree, No 10 and Cafe Chocolat.
Close to the coast, this large and luxurious North Yorkshire holiday cottage with a hot tub, sauna and games room lies in a remote rural location between Beverley and Hornsea. Perfect for self-catering holidays for large families or groups of friends. Sleeps 16.
Hornsea's old town is centred around Market Place, Southgate, Westgate and Mere Side and is connected to the promenade by New Road. Don’t miss the world’s largest collection of Hornsea pottery at the award-winning Hornsea Folk Museum. On the opposite side of the road, Bettison Folly is a striking 19th century building of locally produced ‘treacle’ bricks. Just outside the town, Constable Hall is an Elizabethan manor set in 300 acres of glorious parkland and gardens.
Self-catering holidays in Hornsea are popular among visitors tackling the Trans Pennine Trail, a 215-mile route that ends at the town’s seafront. There are plenty of family-friendly events to enjoy in Hornsea, including the annual carnival celebrations in July, with rides, entertainment and a brilliant fireworks display. With Bridlington, Filey and Scarborough to its north, Hornsea is perfectly located for exploring the rugged North Yorkshire coast. Follow the shore southward and you will reach Spurn Point, a unique, arcing spit of land stretching for more than three miles into the Humber Estuary. To the town’s northwest, York is a beautiful city with some of the country’s most impressive architecture. The Yorkshire Dales and North York Moors national parks are close enough for day trips.