These photos show why RSPB Bempton Cliffs is a winner

The RSPB centre at Bempton Cliffs was named East Yorkshire's most Remarkable Visitor Attraction at the region's biggest tourism awards.

By John Edwards
Friday, 15th March 2019, 9:36 am
Updated Friday, 15th March 2019, 9:43 am
RSPB Bempton Cliffs
RSPB Bempton Cliffs

These photos show why it attracts around 100,000 visitors (and half a million seabirds) to the Yorkshire coast every year. Read more about the awards night here.

Puffins living life on the edge as they make the cliffs their home for several months each year.
Around half a million seabirds gather here between March and October to raise a family on towering chalk cliffs which overlook the North Sea.
Visitor operations manager Scott Smith at one of the centre's regular binocular and telescope events.
Climmers, who collected eggs from birds' nests on the clifs, are filmed in 1946.
There are six viewing platforms for visitors to enjoy spectacular scenes of the wildlife along the Yorkshire coast.
The spectacular scenes mean the reserve attracts many photographers. The seabird spectacle at Bempton Cliffs makes the reserve very popular during summer, while the farmland birds and migrants generate interest at other times of the year.
The chalk cliffs of Bempton Cliffs are an ideal habitat for a huge range of seabirds. From April to October, they support England's largest population of seabird.
This was the scene at Bempton in 1946.
TV presenter Chris Packham called Bempton the 'Nou Camp of the bird world'
Scott Smith, visitor operations manager at RSPB Bempton Cliffs, giving advice to visitors Ellis Carberry and Oliver Gilbert.
A puffin in full flight at Bempton.