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Gannets at Bempton

georgehopkins 11 112 England
28 Mar 2016 1:54PM

Quote:Re-reading this thread I think that I will visit Flamborough Head sometime early June almost certainly from a Monday to Thursday or Friday; I also like the idea of the boat trips from Bridlington to see the Gannets diving.


If you want to do the boat trip you need to book ASAP it gets fully booked pretty quickly, think its around 65 for a 3 hour trip. They feed the gannets so getting shots of them diving is near enough 100% guaranteed, think Steve Race runs the workshop for this expedition.

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peterjones 17 4.9k 1 United Kingdom
28 Mar 2016 5:22PM
Thanks George for the tip, I will book ASAP after Easter.
JamesDurrant 12 10 England
28 Mar 2016 6:49PM
a search for RSPB Bempton brings up info on the area and there is a blog of what is happening , may be of help to you
peterjones 17 4.9k 1 United Kingdom
28 Mar 2016 8:07PM
Many thanks James that is very useful ....Grin
StrayCat 15 19.1k 3 Canada
29 Mar 2016 7:44AM
Gannets, yummie!
LenShepherd 11 4.1k United Kingdom
29 Mar 2016 8:15AM
I booked several months ago for a gannet diving trip on 18th June, with 2 nights B&B in case the weather is bad and the trip is delayed 1 day.
One challenge with the boat trip is getting a B&B prepared to serve breakfast before 5.30 am as the best boat leaves Bridlington harbour at 6 am Sad
The boat trips are run by Steve Race of
peterjones 17 4.9k 1 United Kingdom
29 Mar 2016 9:13AM
I have booked a stay for three clear days late May (my diary wouldn't let me do otherwise) at a B&B and also enquired re a Gannet Diving trip via email to Steve Race; I'll see if he has any space at this latish stage.
peterjones 17 4.9k 1 United Kingdom
29 Mar 2016 9:33AM
Too late Steve Race is all booked up however if anyone is interested he has space on Sunday 29th May.

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