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Danes Dyke
LNR Type: Urban Fringe
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Natural England
Regional Team:
Yorkshire and the Humber
Year of Declaration: 2002
Declaring Authority: East Riding of Yorkshire Council (Unitary)
Area (Ha): Click here to open the site map (new window). Once displayed, click on the site to see area and other details.
Grid Reference: TA 214 694
Location: In between Bridlington and Flamborough, Bridlington Road, YO15
Owned by: East Riding Of Yorkshire Council (Unitary)
Managed by: East Riding Of Yorkshire Council (Unitary)
SSSI Type: Biological
Link to site map: Click here to open the site map from the MAGIC web site.
How to get there: By car; the site is signposted on the road between Bridlington and Flamborough, just before Flamborough village. B1255 Bridlington Road.
Visitor facilities: Car park. Accessibility is to BT Accessibility to All Standards. 3km Tree trail through broadleaved woodland and two shorter trails. There are steep flights of steps on the Tree Trail. Bridleway. Pedestrian access to the beach from the car park down a steep surfaced road. Events.
What to see: A wooded site with a deep ravine, good network of short circular walks, and access to a dramatic beach and cliff environment. Ancient linear ditch and dyke across Flamborough Headland. The ditch and dyke are a Scheduled Ancient Monument of unknown date but is comparable with similar post Roman earthworks. The woodland is good for birds, resident and migratory, and for bats which roost in the trees.
Contacts for further information and how to get involved: East Riding of Yorkshire Council
Tel:01482 393939
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Last Updated: 11/02/2013

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