Barmston Beach

Barmston Beach is located between Bridlington and Hornsea, offering that family friendly seaside experience that is much quieter than the popular beaches nearby.

Barmston Beach

About Barmston Beach


Barmston beach is located just 7 miles South of Bridlington and 10 miles North of Hornsea and is near to the busier beaches if you want to visit some of the popular attractions, but far enough away to escape the hustle and bustle. If you are travelling to Barmston Beach beach by car, you can use the following postcode for your navigation device: Driffield, YO25 8PJ.

Getting to Barmston Beach

Barmston beach is located near the village of Barmston, which is a quiet area of the East Yorkshire coastline.

Barmston Beach can be accessed easily from York, Hull and Bridlington. From Hull, you can expect a 30 minute journey by car.

On foot

One of the best ways to visit Barmston beach is to take the walk down the coastline from Fraisthorpe where there is ample parking and a cafe to purchase some refreshments.

Alternatively, you can walk from the village of Barmston towards Barmston Beach holiday park where you can access the beach via a suitable footpath or you can choose to walk from Skipsea Sands which is accessible via the beach.

By car

The closest pay and display car park is located at Fraisthorpe beach which costs around £5 to park all day or £3 for 3 hours.

Address: Fraisthorpe, Bridlington, YO15 3QU

From York, you will head East down the A1079 and then onto the A614. Coming from Hull, you can stick to the A165.

By bus

If you’re looking to travel to Barmston Beach by bus, you should know that there are only 3 buses each day, but they are conveniently timed. The bus travels between Bridlington and Hornsea, so you can catch it from either of those towns or any of the stops in between which include Skipsea and Fraisthorpe.

The bus is run by East Yorkshire Buses and you can purchase day tickets or just single tickets to suit your journey.

Facilities at Barmston Beach

Barmston beach doesn’t have many facilities, but there is a local holiday park that has an outdoor swimming pool, a restaurant and a children’s play area.

Toilets: The nearest toilets are located at Fraisthorpe beach which is around a 2 mile walk or a 4 mile (8 minute) drive.

Washing facilities: There are no showers (except within Barmston Beach Holiday Park).

Cafe’s/Restaurants: There’s a restaurant located at Barmston Beach Holiday Park, alongside a Costa Coffee. Black Bull pub is located just a stones throw away from the beach in the village of Barmston.

Shops: There are no shops locally, so we recommend taking your own drinks and snacks.

Are dogs allowed at Barmston Beach?

Dogs are allowed to be walked on Barmston Beach as it’s not a popular family beach.

What is there to do at Barmston Beach?

There are no activities or attractions at Barmston Beach itself, but there is a holiday park located right at the top of the cliff which offers family activities if you are staying in the resort.


About the Author

Hi and welcome to Yorkshire Beaches! My name is Amber and I live in North Yorkshire, so I visit the range of beaches we are lucky to have along our coastline on a regular basis, whether to enjoy getting out on my paddleboard or just to have a walk around the coastal towns.

Having these beaches ‘on my doorstep’ so to speak, means I can offer you some insight into what there is to do when visiting Yorkshire’s beaches, some hidden gems in the towns and how to make the most of your trip.

With each of Yorkshire’s beaches offering different experiences, there really is something for everyone, whether you want a bustling seaside town or a peaceful, quiet beach for a dog walk.

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