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Bridlington Spa

Discover the East Yorkshire Coast

The East Yorkshire Coast offers so much, whether you're looking for a leisurely beach break, a busy weekend of arts and culture, spot of wildlife watching, or latest in high tech sporting fun.

The scenery at Flamborough and Bempton, with their white chalk cliffs and seabird colonies, is very dramatic, then gradually becomes gentler as you approach Spurn Head, passing through Barmston, Ulrome, Skipsea, Hornsea and Withernsea.

Top 5 things to do

Take a stroll on the Beach

Family strolling on beach

Go see a Show

Bridlington Entertainment

Go rock pooling at Flamborough

Family rockpooling

Walk around Spurn Point

Spurn Point
Living Seas Centre

Yorkshire Wildlife Trust’s Living Seas Centre at Flamborough is a great family gateway to learning about what lives above and below the waves. Get top tips for rock-pooling and seashore exploring nearby, and find out the latest information on sightings of dolphins, porpoises and whales all along the coast.

Dad's Army film clip
The big-screen version of the much-loved Dad’s Army was mainly filmed in the Bridlington Old Town High Street and Market Place and the Flamborough Heritage Coast. Tom Courtenay (born in nearby Hull), Bill Nighy, Michael Gambon, Catherine Zeta Jones and Toby Jones are amongst the glittering cast of the movie
Family bowling on Beach

Those who love the great outdoors will enjoy the East Yorkshire’s many coastal walks and cycle routes. For slightly cosier pleasures, Bridlington offers theatres, cinema, bowling – and even the opportunity to make your own stick of that classic seaside treat, rock!

Sewerby Hall and Gardens
Sewerby Hall and Gardens are a must visit in Bridlington and there is something to keep everyone happy from walled gardens, to woodland walks, the hall itself, zoo, cafe, children’s play area and the spectacular view from the cliff top. Not to mention the regularly changing exhibitions on display it is a great reason to come to Bridlington.
ER Leisure Bridlington
The newly-built Leisure Centre is now open on Bridlington’s seafront and is certain to WOW! 70 piece fitness suite, health suite, 6 court sports centre, squash courts, swimming pool, leisure pool and a climbing wall means the whole family can find their niche and enjoy! On the seafront side of the leisure centre there is also a new Tourist Information Centre and outlet selling snacks, icecream, tea and coffee, souvenirs and beach goods, so you can plan your visit whilst enjoying a delicious treat.
harbour

For a traditional seaside trip of family fun and happy memories, it's got to be Bridlington and the East Yorkshire Coast.

There is something to suit everyone in Bridlington and along the coast, you can build sandcastles, tuck into fish and chips, go fossil hunting with the kids, and watch the boats go by on our glorious Beaches, secret coves and bustling harbour.

Take the family on a great day out to a popular attraction like Sewerby Hall & Gardens, Bondville model village, John Bull world of rock, Hornsea Folk Museum and Withernsea Lighthouse Museum to name just a few.

Show at the Spa

The East Yorkshire Coast brings you the best entertainment, events and festivals every year, ranging from sport through dance, comedy and drama to top international names in music.

The Spa Bridlington is renowned for bringing in some top acts and the musicals set to hit the stages at the Spa this year are no exception. With names such as Gareth Gates, Amelia Lily and Maureen Nolan these shows are not to be missed!

 

Bayle Museum

There are excellent museums on the East Yorkshire Coast: the Bayle, housed in the former entrance to the town’s Augustinian Priory, and now dedicated to the history of the town, and the Harbour Heritage Museum, which catalogues the resort’s maritime history. Hornsea Folk Museum, complete with Victorian farm kitchen, dairy and Blacksmith's shop, is award winning. Withernsea Lighthouse Museum and Holmpton's Cold War era nuclear bunker are must-see attractions!

Fesh Crabs for sale

And finally but by no means least come to the Coast with an empty stomach because we have fish and chips galore! There is nothing like sitting on the seafront gazing at the gorgeous views, eating fish and chips with a wooden fork, the smell of salt and vinegar lingering in the air and listening to the sound of the waves! That’s not all that’s on the menu with some fantastic eateries around the town but it’s always a good place to start.