Withernsea Town Walk 2

3 Miles, 4.8 km

Withernsea Town Walk 2
Withernsea Circular Town Walk
(3 Miles, 4.8 km )
Suitable for prams, wheelchairs, walking and cycling.

1) This is a circular walk around Withernsea, so you can start at any point, but this guide will start at Pier Towers on the central promenade.
Pier Towers are now run by the Withernsea Pier and Promenade Association.
They opened to the public in June 2020 with a number of displays in the towers:
- Plans for the new Withernsea Pier
- The Coastal Change Observatory
- Windmills of Holderness
- Birds of Yorkshire
- The Tolkien Triangle
- Photographic and art displays
- Crafts stalls
The towers are open daily 10am to 4pm during the summer season.
Free admittance

Pier Towers, Withernsea
2) Head south along the promenade past the commercial fishing compound and the historic picture boards. The 27 large pictures depicting the history of Withernsea surround the site of the old Teddys Night club. Before it was a night club, it used to be the sun lounge. 
Further information about these large pictures can be found here
3) Further down South Promenade you will reach the RNLI lifeboat station. RNLI Lifeboat station, Withernsea
4) Carry on to the end of the promenade. Here you can see the effects of coastal erosion on the cliffs where the sea defences end. South of South Promenade Withernsea
5) Come back up the promenade about 20 yards and turn left into Louville Avenue. Follow the road to the A1033 and cross over into Chestnut Avenue along side the petrol station. Walk down to the bottom and turn right into Hazel Avenue (gravel road). About 50 yards down Hazel Avenue go through the gate on the left onto the golf course. Pop in for a drink, or walk past the clubhouse onto Egroms Lane. Withernsea Golf Club
6) Follow the road alongside the golf course to the end and turn right into Norman Avenue, then at the T junction, turn left into Ryecroft Drive. Follow the drive into Kirkfield Road and follow the road round to the right. At the T-junction turn left, then left again towards the allotments. Go up the ramp and follow the path along the allotments until you reach the bottom of Park Avenue. On your left is the Millenium Green Play Park. Millenium Green Play Park, Withernsea
7) From the park, head towards the Pavilion Leasure Centre. This houses a 25m swimming pool with one of the longest water slides in Yorkshire, a sports hall, squash courts, gym, rifle range and a cafe.  Pavilion Leasure Centre
8) At the Pavilion, Turn Left into St Nicholas Walk. Follow the road round and at the end turn left down the path through to Piggy Lane. At Piggy Lane, turn left again and follow the path up to Lascelles Avenue. Directions at Piggy Lane
9) Turn Right and go to the end of Lascelles Avenue. At the T-junction, turn left into Hull Road. Walk a short distance up to the Withernsea Lighthouse. Today the Lighthouse is a museum featuring local history and seafaring memorabilia. It also pays tribute to glamorous Hollywood ‘Kay Kendall’ who was born in Withernsea in 1927. The views from the lamp room in the Withernsea Lighthouse are breathtaking, especially after climbing 144 steps. At the back of the lighthouse is a sheltered garden with tea rooms serving hot and cold drinks and a variety of food. At different times there are various exhibitions on display here. Withernsea Lighthouse

10) From the lighthouse go north up Arthur Street. At the phone box next to No 92 North Road, turn right and follow the footpath through to Seathorne and then on to the north promenade.

Phonebox path to promenade
11) Follow the promenade south back to Pier Towers. North Promenade Withernsea

For more walks and cycling routes arround Withernsea, please return to the Map page