Hornsea in Lincolnshire is a lovely quintessential British seaside resort, with the simple joys of a day by the sea. A sand and shingle beach walled by a big embankment with a promenade, gardens, cafes, a chippy and far-off vistas of the North Sea. Also at Hornsea you will find something for everyone such as an animal farm, bug zoo and a large natural lake with rowboats.
Honeysuckle Farm - is a family-owned animal attraction where children can meet, pet and feed all sorts of friendly domestic animals. Set over 46 acres and has a Border collie, cows, sheep, goats and horses. There’s also a straw barn, play forts, a hazel maze, slides, tunnels and ponds. Also you will find two big draft horses used for cart rides around the farm. The milk is pasteurised and processed on site, and the farm is the only place where you can buy this ice cream.
Hornsea Museum - is a museum of Victorian rural life, set in an 18th-century farmhouse with cottages and a set of outbuildings including a barn, also from the 18th century. The farmhouse was in the hands of one family, the Burns, for almost three centuries. There are also more than 2,000 pieces of authentic Hornsea pottery, a Victorian street scene, model fishing boats, real craft workshops, vintage toys and compelling displays on different strands of local history like the old Hull and Hornsea Railway.
Hornsea Mere - In the First World War the Hornsea Mere was put to military use as a base for the Royal Naval Air Service, and later by the RAF. Interestingly some of the brick buildings erected by the RAF in 1919 are still in place and occupied by the cafe and boatyard, which opens in summer. For holidaymakers the lake comes into its own in summer when you can take a motorboat cruise, hire a rowboat or play the 18-hole putting green next to the water.
Hornsea Beach - mainly shingle and great fine golden sand, and offers a classic traditional seaside experience for the family. Flamborough Headland is visible to the north, while to the south the Holderness coast can be seen. For the walkers this beach is the start or the end of the Trans Pennine Trail.