Frequently Asked Questions
Here are a selection of frequently asked questions (and answers!) kindly provided by the Tourist Information Centre team to help you get the most from your stay.
Can I have a Yorkshire Wolds, Bridlington or Beverley guide?
Yes, you can download or order guides here.
Can you recommend accommodation?
Yes, we have many award winning accommodation providers in East Yorkshire that are fully open, restrictions permitting, you can find places to stay in the accommodation section.
Are the public toilets open in Beverley, Bridlington and East Yorkshire?
Yes. East Riding of Yorkshire Council public toilets are open in Beverley, Bridlington and the rest of the East Riding, further details can be found by clicking here.
What is the weather like in East Yorkshire?
For the latest weather information, please visit the Met Office website by clicking here.
Is public transport operating as normal in and around East Yorkshire?
Yes. All East Yorkshire buses are operating as per their timetables, as normal. Please consult their website, or pick up a timetable from Beverley or Bridlington Tourist Information desks.
Hull Trains and Northern Trains are running, however there has been some strike disruption, so it is advisable to check your journey as close to your travel time as possible using the National Rail Journey Planner website.
Are there any electric car charging points in East Yorkshire?
Visit East Yorkshire is passionate about promoting sustainable tourism and this means travelling by more sustainable methods and reducing your impact on the environment whilst still enjoying it. East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s electric charging points can be found through clicking here.
We are coming to stay in East Yorkshire in a few months. How can we find out if there are any special events taking place in the East Riding region during our visit?
Events are listed on our What’s On section and information can also be obtained by contacting one of the Tourist Information Centres. Bridlington TIC 01482 391634 or Beverley TIC 01482 391672 or email Bridlington.firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
Have you got any information on cycling and walking in the area?
We want to walk the Yorkshire Wolds Way. Where can we obtain information about the trail?
The Yorkshire Wolds Way is a National Trail of 79 miles which runs from Hessle to Filey. As the name suggests, the trail covers the stunning Yorkshire Wolds, some of the most tranquil, unspoilt and gentle countryside in the country. The National Trail website is an excellent place to start when planning however, you can also gain useful information on accommodation, places to eat or by contacting one of the Tourist Information Centres.
Which Stately Homes are open in Autumn and Winter?
There are a number of grand stately homes in East Yorkshire, including Burton Constable Hall, Sewerby Hall and Gardens, Burton Agnes Hall, Sledmere House and Wassand Hall.
Most have specific opening hours throughout Autumn and Winter for events and seasonal festivities. Please check opening times before setting off. Check out the Stately Homes & Gardens page for opening times.
Where can we go for somewhere to eat in Beverley, Bridlington and the East Riding of Yorkshire?
Beverley, Bridlington and East Yorkshire have many places to eat and drink, with eateries to suit all tastes. Check out the Food and Drink pages. You can also pop into the Tourist Information Centres in the Treasure House, Beverley or at Bridlington Spa to speak to a Customer Advisor. Whilst at the Tourist Information, why not pick up the East Yorkshire Local Food Network (EYLFN) booklet, or view online by clicking here, which has all you need to know about local food and drink in our area.
Is the Beverley Festival of Christmas taking place in 2023?
The Beverley Festival of Christmas is on the second Sunday in December, more details can be found by clicking here.
We’ve heard that there is a Medieval Guilds and Crafts Trail in Beverley. How can we do this?
Is the Saturday Market in Beverley still on?
Yes, the popular market is still running on a Saturday in Beverley. There is a friendly atmosphere and a vibrant mix of stalls, selling food from around the world, fruit and vegetables, freshly baked goods, arts and crafts, and clothing.
Details of other markets in the East Yorkshire region can be found on the East Riding of Yorkshire’s website
Is the Art Gallery open in Beverley?
The Art Gallery is situated in the Treasure House on Champney Rd which also houses the Local Studies and Archives Service and Beverley Library. From September 2023 the Treasure House will be closed for one year for refurbishment. The Art Gallery and Museum will provide a range of services online.
The Beverley Tourist Information Centre will temporarily move to the Customer Service Centre building on Cross Street. Please consult the website for opening times.
The Library Service is temporarily moving across the road from the Treasure House to the County Hall site and the Archive services will be accessible by appointment.
Is The Guildhall in Beverley open? How much is the admission price?
Yes, the Grade 1 listed Guildhall is normally open to the public Wednesdays and Friday and admission is free. Check website for opening times.
When is it low or high tide in Bridlington?
When visiting the coast, to be safe it is best to check the tide times, even if it is just to make sure you have plenty of beach to build sandcastles on. For the latest tide times information, please visit the BBC Tide Times website here.
How do I book a beach chalet on the Coast?
Beach chalets can be booked online or in person with the Coastal Services team at the Foreshores Office in South Promenade, Bridlington or by calling 01262 678255.
Further details and online booking can be found here.
Is the Bridlington Park and Ride and Land Train running?
How long does it take to get to the Old Town in Bridlington?
It is about a 30-minute walk from Bridlington Harbour area, and well worth the effort to visit historic buildings, galleries, antique shops and traditional cafes and pubs, in a beautifully preserved Georgian High Street. You can also travel by bus, taxi or in car.