Local Area

Withernsea is a seaside resort town and civil parish in the East Riding of Yorkshire, and forms the focal point for a wider community of small villages in Holderness. Withernsea has a population of approximately 6000.

The resort offers plenty of entertainment for everyone on and off the beach. A thriving market is held several days a week and the newly refurbished Valley Gardens, a beautifully landscaped open space with seating, children’s play equipment and a stage, presents open air concerts, events and activities during the main season.

Its most famous landmark is the white inland lighthouse, rising around 127 feet (39 m) above Hull Road. The lighthouse — no longer active — now houses a museum to 1950s actress Kay Kendall, who was born in the town.

Like many seaside resorts, Withernsea has a wide promenade which reaches north and south from Pier Towers. A variety of pubs and restaurants are situated around the centre of the town, along with a a wide variety of local shops and cafes.

The surrounding villages also offer some traditional country pubs with exceptional food.

Only a couple of hours drive from West Yorkshire it is very popular with people from this area.