Discover Bridlington

Discover award-winning beaches, outstanding attractions, rich history, unique character and stunning scenery. Bridlington is the ideal choice for a weekend getaway, for family beach holiday freedom, or a day trip to explore the ‘real’ British outdoors.

Whether you’re braving a dip in the water or relaxing to the sound of splashing waves, Bridlington's two glorious beaches, splendid land trains and iconic beach chalets, can be enjoyed by kids and adults alike.

What else is there to do? Rain or shine, there’s plenty to entertain the kids at this much-loved seaside resort. From fun-filled days out at Sewerby Hall and Gardens, to a mouth-watering rock factory and pirate ship rides!

Beaches in Bridlington

Visitors to Bridlington can enjoy two stunning beaches that straddle either side of the town's historic harbour.

Both beaches are award-winning with long swathes of golden sand, attractive promenades and traditional beach chalets.

North beach is a sand and shingle beach, backed against impressive views of Flamborough's cliffs. You'll find plenty of cafes, shops, amusements and even a fun fair close by at one end and the magnificent Sewerby Hall and Gardens towards the other end.

South beach is longer and less shingly with a slightly more relaxed feel, although you'll still find a good selection of cafes here as well as a children's lido.

Bridlington harbour

Situated in the heart of Bridlington lies its magnificent bustling harbour - a living reminder of the town's rich fishing heritage. It's the perfect place to marvel at panoramic views out to sea and treat yourself to traditional seaside fish and chips!

You'll never go hungry in Bridlington

Alongside all the traditional British seaside favourites - fish & chips, ice cream, candy floss and waffles, the town offers a wide range of restaurants, cafes and tearooms, And as you'd expect in a town renowned for its busy fishing industry, fresh seafood is never far from the menu. Bridlington is the lobster capital of Europe, landing 300-tonnes each year and these delicious Yorkshire delicacies are enjoyed as far afield as the Azores! No need to travel that far to try them though, you’ll find Bridlington Bay Lobster taking pride of place in many of Bridlington’s restaurants.

Bridlington Old Town

Bridlington’s Old Town offers another side to the seaside. Your journey through its quaint, pretty streets is entirely your own unique tale and there are some fabulous events held here every year to enjoy too!  Explore the Georgian High Street with its vintage galleries and quirky independent shops and boutiques. Whether you're searching for bespoke jewellery, beautifully crafted ceramics, or anything in-between, you're sure to pick up something special here.

Pick up a copy of the Old Town Trail and you’re all set for a journey through Bridlington’s past. 


The great Bridlington outdoors

With miles of dramatic coastline, there's ample opportunity to rockpool, trek, climb or cycle along the rugged natural beauty of the East Coast. Just to the North of Bridlington is a mecca for the wildlife lover, the RSPB reserve at Bempton Cliffs, with its wheeling colonies of seabirds, including puffins, guillemots, razorbills and the largest and most accessible mainland nesting colony of gannets.  Take a self guided tour, find the perfect view and appreciate the incredible sight of nesting seabirds, swooping around the impressive coastline.

Festivals galore in Bridlington 

If you can think of something cultural...well, chances are we have a festival for it on the East Yorkshire Coast...kite, Puffin, Race the Waves, 1940’s and so much more. Not to be missed this Christmas is the enchanted Winter Woodland, a magical outdoor journey of lights and sounds, at Sewerby Hall and Gardens.

Let the explorer in you out...

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