Hornsea, located in East Riding of Yorkshire, is a small seaside resort town. The town was once home to a pottery factory. Today Hornsea Museum features exhibits regarding the local pottery industry. The town also features a promenade that is home to shops that sell a variety of wares and treats, including ice cream and fish and chips. Visitors to the area will also want to visit Hornsea Mere, which is a large bird sanctuary and lake. The lake, which is a natural lake and not manmade, is a popular destination for sailing. There are ample accommodation options located in Hornsea as well as in the surrounding area.
The small English seaside resort that is known as Hornsea is part of the East Riding of Yorkshire. The town is also a civil parish and it is located on the eastern end of the trail that is known as Trans Pennine. The town of Hornsea has a population of about eight thousand two hundred and forty two. The town of Hornsea is well known for the old pottery factory that operated within the town up until 2000 and the factory was home to the company that was known as Hornsea Pottery. The town of Hornsea forms part of the parliamentary constituency that is known as Beverley and Holderness.
There is a museum located within the town of Hornsea and it contains displays of local history and also a vast display of Hornsea Pottery. The museum is located on the main street across from the Folly.
The other large resort town that are within the local area are places such as Filey, Scarborough, Withernsea and also Bridlington to name a few. The town of Hornsea features a promenade, which is home to a vast array of shops that sell a variety of items that includes buckets and spades, ice creams and also fish and chips. As with a lot of other seaside resorts the buildings have been allowed to deteriorate over the years.
Within the town is Hornsea Mere and this is a large lake, which is also home to a bird sanctuary, and it is very popular for sailing. Hornsea Mere is not man made it is a natural lake that was created by movements of glaciers during the Iron Ages.