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Thornwick Bay
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Yorkshire
54° 7' 52.8" N 0° 6' 57.6" W
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Thornwick Bay is located at Flamborough Head close to Bridlington in Yorkshire.

Thornwick Bay can be reached from the cafe on top of the cliff and views of three large caves can be seen. These are known as the Smugglers Caves which are the largest on the east coast of England, Church Cave and ThornWick Cave.

There are two bays, the large bay is Thomwick Bay and the small one, Little Thornwick Bay. You can walk between them at low tide and a natural amphitheatre exists with many rock pools awaiting exploration. The next bay is Chatterthrow Bay. Beware. The only entrance and exit is through the large rock arch. You can't climb up the cliff and you will be stranded until the tide goes out again.