Living Seas Centre

Living Seas Centre

Discover Yorkshire's weird and wonderful marine wildlife! 

Come to the Living Seas Centre to learn about the amazing marine animals we find off the Yorkshire Coast. Treat yourself to a drink or an ice cream and talk with our friendly staff who can tell you what to look for and where. We have loads of events and activities to get involved with throughout the year. 

Plan your visit

All you need to know before you arrive...

Opening hours

The Living Seas Centre is closed for the foreseeable future due to COVID-19. We will update this page as soon as we have more information.


It is free to visit the Living Seas Centre and we welcome donations to help keep the centre running. Certain events have a small charge whilst others are free. Check the 'Events & Activites' page below for more information. 

Profit from any sales are ploughed straight back into our conservation work here in Yorkshire. 

How to find us


Living Seas Centre, South Sea Road (South), Flamborough, East Riding of Yorkshire, YO15 1AE. 


Teleophone = 01262 422103, Email =

How to get to the Living Seas Centre: 

The Living Seas Centre is located at South Landing, Flamborough. 

By car 

From Bridlington take the B1255 towards Flamborough and as you enter the village, follow the signs to South Landing. 

From Scarborough take the A165 towards Bridlington. At the Dotterel Roundabout take the 1st exit towards Flamborough. 

By public transport 

The nearest railway stations are Bridlington (4 miles) or Bempton (3.5 miles). 

The nearest bus stop is in Flamborough village (3/4 miles) which is served by EYMS bus route 510 (Bridlington to Flamborough). 


There is ample parking available for both cars and coaches right outside the Living Seas Centre. Parking is controlled by East Riding of Yorkshire Council and charges apply as below: 

60p for the 1st hour; then 80p per additional hour or £9.20 all day. 

You can also purchase an East Riding of Yorkshire Council wide car parking day ticket for £5.40. This will allow parking in any ERYC Long Stay car park on day of purchase. Other ERYC car parks near to the Living Seas Centre include Flamborough Head, Danes Dyke and Sewerby, alongside several car parks in Bridlington. 

Coaches are charged at £7.50. 


Shop - browse and buy a fabulous selection of nature-inspired gifts.

Light refreshments - enjoy hot and cold drinks, snacks and of course an ice-ceam! 

Toilets (including disabled access) 

The activities were engaging and fun, yet educational at the same time. It was great to see the awe and wonder in the children's faces as they discovered new creatures in the rock pools.

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(c) Pete Batchelor


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