Dogs and their owners cut off by the tide on Yorkshire beach

Coastguards rescued two people and two dogs who were cut off by the tide at Old Fall at Flamborough yesterday afternoon.

The rescue took place near to Flamborough Lighthouse

The team set up a safety system to allow one of the volunteers to approach the cliff edge. The stranded walkers were taken back to South Landing by Bridlington inshore lifeboat.

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A spokesperson said: “Always check the tide times when going for a walk along the beach below the cliffs.”