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Why Bridlington is the perfect destination for animal lovers

A beautiful location in the East Riding of Yorkshire, Bridlington is one of the most picturesque coastal towns in the region. Autumn is the perfect time of year to enjoy Bridlington holidays and treat yourself to a well-earned break. Bridlington is a paradise for animal lovers, and it is a great place to see a variety of different animals. We take a look at a few locations in Bridlington for animal lovers to experience their favourite creatures up close. Visit Bridlington Birds of Prey and Animal Park An award-winning business in Bridlington, this a perfect day out for animal lovers. The park is home to a range of birds of prey, giving you a chance to see animals such as hawks and falcons in close proximity. You’ll be able to see many traditional farm animals such as pigs, as well as those not from the UK such as alpacas and wallabies. You can also choose from activities including watching owls in a flying display or getting your chance to meet and hold a meerkat. Experience […]

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3 reasons why Bridlington is the perfect autumn getaway

A stunning coastal town in the heart of the East Riding of Yorkshire, Bridlington holidays are the perfect autumn getaway. As nature’s colours change to beautiful autumnal tones, the new season gives you the perfect chance to see one of Yorkshire’s best kept secrets. Here’s a selection of some of the best things to see and do over the next few months. Enjoy autumnal nature walks Bridlington perhaps shows off its Yorkshire charm and beauty best in the autumn months. There are multiple areas of natural beauty for you to take in, so a camera is a must to help you to capture some wonderful autumnal shots. From Flamborough Head to the RSPB Bempton Cliffs, there are plenty of chances to see stunning wildlife on display. On the 30th September, the RSPB offers you the chance to watch the seabirds’ migration. Take a trip to Sewerby Hall and Gardens A trip to Bridlington wouldn’t be complete without a chance to take in the historic Sewerby Hall and Gardens. Set among the clifftops, you’ll be able […]

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Bridlington: Why this sunny seaside town might be Britain’s best kept secret

Bridlington has a lot to offer, whatever your needs or interests. A friendly seaside town with a long history as the East Riding’s most popular resort, you’d be forgiven for thinking that Bridlington is simply a place for a quiet evening out or a day at the beach. You couldn’t be more wrong. Bridlington is bursting at the seams with activities and things to do. MUSIC Playing host to some of the biggest names in music, The Bridlington Spa boasts a world-class atmosphere and unrivalled beauty. It’s no surprise that it’s becoming one of music’s new hot spots. With a capacity of 675 people and over 100 years of history, you might be tempted to think that this is a venue solely for small acoustic gigs and intimate sets. You’d be wrong – having hosted the likes of Kasabian and Elbow in recent years (the former in a tour that culminated in an explosive night at the King Power Stadium), Bridlington Spa has a reputation of delivering a stadium-like atmosphere in a surprisingly small space. […]

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Three great benefits of self-catering in Bridlington Holiday Cottages

Self-catering offers a sense of escapism and adventure you are unlikely to find in an all-inclusive break. Whether you want to pull on your swimsuit and head to the sandy beach or put on walking boots and explore the beautiful North Riding Forest Park, Bridlington Holidays invite you to step into a different life of freedom for a week or two. We know families welcome the flexibility, privacy and low cost of our holiday cottages because they come back year after year. 1. Flexibility When you choose self-catering, you opt for complete flexibility around routines and mealtimes. Explore local cafes and restaurants free from the guilt of stepping outside an ‘all-inclusive hotel deal’. Tire the children out visiting Bridlington’s fantastic range of indoor and outdoor activities, tuck them in bed early, and spend your evenings together as a couple enjoying your own kitchen and living space! 2. Privacy For many of us, going away on holiday means creating precious family time away from the usual pressures of everyday life. Pack up your home comforts, your […]

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Explore some of the best of Yorkshire from your Bridlington Holiday Cottage

Why you should stay at Bridlington Holiday Cottages Situated close to the beautiful East Yorkshire coast and within easy reach of the delightful town of Bridlington itself, Bridlington Holiday Cottages give you the best of many worlds. Relax at the main site in the English countryside amongst picturesque woodland, or pop in and out of the lovely town of Bridlington with all its history, and not forgetting the beach for some traditional family fun. So much else to do only a short drive away The Holiday Cottages are also the perfect base for you to explore further afield if you wanted to be a little more adventurous. Close by is the glorious Flamborough Headland Heritage Coast, which is ideal for walkers and hikers, and also the stunning beaches and coastline at Reighton Gap and Hunmanby Gap for those who prefer to be ‘off the beaten track.’ Within easy reach of the magnificent Yorkshire Moors Only an hour’s drive away is North Riding Forest Park, which sits at the southeastern edge of the North York Moors. […]

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Ride the summer heatwave – Head to Bridlington!

The beautiful weather shows no sign of ending, and for the first time in years, many of us Brits have opted to stay at home for the summer months, to enjoy it while it lasts. And who can blame us? It’s not often we get to enjoy weeks of sunshine in good old Blighty. Situated on the beautiful north east coast, Bridlington holiday cottages are the perfect way to enjoy the weather this summer, but still feel as though you’re getting away. Make the most of the stunning English scenery and save money by not travelling abroad. The perfect accommodation Our holiday cottages in Bridlington are modern, contemporary and perfect for families and couples. Stock up on supplies (plenty of barbeque food!), and book yourself in to enjoy a summer getaway, without the hefty price tag. Our range of Carnaby cottages also have hot tubs in the garden, so you don’t even have to leave the house if you so wish – eat your heart out Costa Del Sol! Beautiful surroundings If you want to […]

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A hidden gem that you can find on Bridlington holidays

Bridlington is renowned for its seaside, ice cream and promenades. Many people flock to the coastal town to enjoy family holidays and soak up the sun on the sandy beaches. Bridlington holidays offer plenty when it comes to sightseeing and activities, but there’s a hidden side to the town which, while in plain sight of tourists, often goes undiscovered. Bridlington has a rich history The coastal town boasts plenty of historical sites that are reminiscent of the town’s medieval past. The Priory Church of St Mary is one of these historical sites, and is hidden away in Bridlington on Church Green. The church dates back all the way to 1113, and the site, which is still standing, is around half the size it would have originally been. The church is just one part of the structure, and the original would have included dormitories, an infirmary and a Chapter House. The Priory Church of St Mary Walter De Grant built the structure, and it is believed that during King Stephen’s reign it came under siege, amassed […]

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Take a march around the Dad’s Army trail and see the best of Bridlington’s Old Town

Don’t panic! Here’s a great idea to fit into you stay at Bridlington Holiday Cottages. The 2016 big screen version of Dad’s Army was filmed in Bridlington and following the trail of the movie makers is a great way to explore the historic Old Town. The transformation into Walmington-on-Sea During filming, Bridlington’s Old Town was transformed into wartime Walmington-on-Sea, from where the Home Guard were led by the officious Captain Mainwaring in the hugely popular sitcom of the late 1960s and 70s. In the movie, Mainwaring was played by Toby Jones who led an ‘A’ list cast of British actors including Bill Nighy as Sergeant Wilson, Sir Tom Courtney as Corporal Jones and Sir Michael Gambon as Godfrey. Joining them was Catherine Zeta Jones who played a wartime journalist. Filming of the movie began in 2014 and lasted several weeks. Areas of Westgate, High Street and St. Johns Avenue feature in the production. The shops and buildings were transformed to resemble 1940s Britain, street furniture was taken away and the roads had a temporary surface […]

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The history, culture and fame of Bridlington

A coastal town within the county of East Yorkshire, Bridlington is home to many alluring tourists spots and is a popular spot to visit during the summer months, but wouldn’t you like to know a little more about the town before you visit our Bridlington holiday cottages and explore the area? There are a whole host of fun and exciting facts about Bridlington’s history, culture and even a local boy who found fame. So, let’s start at the beginning. Origins It may come as a surprise but the quaint little town is steeped in mystery, as no one really knows for sure when or how or why the town began. Although the first actual mention of the town dates it to the Norman Conquest, Roman coins have been found within the town’s borders, as well as evidence of a Roman road to York and a man-made dyke (named Danes Dyke) dating back to the Bronze Age. Bridlington Priory A Grade I listed building, the Priory Church of St. Mary dates back to the 1100s with […]

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Discover Bridlington for a last minute getaway this summer

Beautiful Bridlington is the perfect destination for those looking to book a last minute getaway this summer. With the unsuspected heatwave set to last for at least another month, it really is the perfect time to book for some instant fun in the sun. Great for kids Set two miles from the seaside attractions, our selection of holiday cottages in Bridlington are perfect for the smaller members of the family. Make a day of it and pack a picnic before heading to the seaside with all the family (just don’t forget the suncream!). Relax on the beach, play games with the kids, and take a dip in the sea before settling down for sandwiches and sausage rolls. Then, once the food has settled, you can head to explore the old town and see all the attractions – don’t forget to stop off for an obligatory ice cream! Great for those who love sports For those who enjoy sports, and prefer their holidays to feature a few activities, there’s so much to do. The beautiful coastline […]

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