Broomfleet is a village and civil parish in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. It is situated on the Humber Estuary approximately 4 miles (6 km) west of Brough. According to the 2011 UK Census, Broomfleet parish had a population of 302,[1] an increase on the 2001 UK Census figure of 293.[2]

Broomfleet is located in East Riding of Yorkshire
Location within the East Riding of Yorkshire
Population302 (2011 census)[1]
OS grid referenceSE881273
• London155 mi (249 km) S
Civil parish
  • Broomfleet
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townBROUGH
Postcode districtHU15
Dialling code01430
UK Parliament
List of places
53°44′05″N 0°39′52″W / 53.734688°N 0.664574°W / 53.734688; -0.664574Coordinates: 53°44′05″N 0°39′52″W / 53.734688°N 0.664574°W / 53.734688; -0.664574

The village is served by Broomfleet railway station on the Selby Line.

The local parish church is dedicated to St Mary and is designated Grade II listed.[3]

Whitton Island in the Humber Estuary falls partly within the parish. The island was formed from a mud and sand bank at the turn of the 21st century.[4][5] Broomfleet Island is an area of low-lying land adjacent to the Humber Estuary which was historically detached from the mainland by the tidal channel of Broomfleet Hope.[6]


  1. ^ a b UK Census (2011). "Local Area Report – Broomfleet Parish (1170211151)". Nomis. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 15 February 2018.
  2. ^ UK Census (2001). "Local Area Report – Broomfleet Parish (1543504198)". Nomis. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 26 November 2018.
  3. ^ Historic England. "Church of St Mart (1346687)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 30 June 2020.
  4. ^ "BBC Inside Out discovers an island paradise in the Humber" (Press release). BBC. 10 October 2002. Retrieved 20 November 2014.
  5. ^ Ordnance Survey 1:25,000 scale Explorer mapping. Retrieved 31 October 2014
  6. ^ "Sheet 80 Kingston upon Hull (hills) Publication date 1895". Map images. National Library of Scotland. Retrieved 30 June 2020.
  • Gazetteer — A–Z of Towns Villages and Hamlets. East Riding of Yorkshire Council. 2006. p. 4.