Hornsea is a small seaside resort, community and civil parish in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. The negotiation dates to at the very least the very early middle ages duration. The community was broadened in the Victorian age with the coming of the Hull and Hornsea Railway in 1864. The civil parish includes Hornsea community; the all-natural lake, Hornsea Mere; as well as the shed or deserted towns of Hornsea Beck, Northorpe and Southorpe. Structures of note with the church include the medieval parish church of St Nicholas, Bettison's Folly, Hornsea Mere as well as the sea front boardwalk. The Hull and Hornsea Railway opened up 1864, as well as was closed in 1964-- the major train station, Hornsea Town, is still extant, as well as the previous trackbed types the area of the Trans Pennine Route to Hull. In the First World War the Mere was quickly the website of RNAS Hornsea, a seaplane base. During the Second World War the community and also beach was heavily fortified against invasion. Hornsea Pottery was developed in Hornsea c.? 1950 as well as closed in 2000. Modern Hornsea still works as a seaside resort, and has huge caravan sites to the north as well as southern.