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Things to do in Bridlington on a rainy day

In Northern England, we’re used to the unpredictable weather and a bit of rain never hurt anyone, but it can sometimes put a stopper on days out when you’re trying to enjoy yourself whilst keeping the kids entertained. But you needn’t worry! There are a variety of fun days out in Bridlington that you can pop open your rainy-day fund for when the heavens open! Historical days out Let your imagination run wild in some of the most breathtaking, historical buildings that Yorkshire has to offer. Boasting grand manors, walled gardens, extensive art collections and historical artefacts, attractions such as Burton Agnes Hall, Sewerby Hall and Gardens and Bridlington Priory offer a magical day out in the surrounding area. Just for the kiddies Candy Kingdom and Beach Cove at Hornsea Freeport are both just a hop, skip and a jump away from the heart of Bridlington. Sit back with a book and let the kids run wild (and hopefully wear themselves out so you can have a nice evening to yourself) in a sea of […]

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The benefits of a Bridlington holiday cottage

The annual holiday is something to be treasured. It is where our memories are made and often, generations of families will return to the same place they enjoyed as a child. That is why it is so important not only to get the destination right but the accommodation too. Here’s a few reasons to consider holiday cottages in Bridlington. More spare cash for ice cream A holiday cottage is far more cost effective than a hotel, especially if you have a family in tow. Hotels do not come cheap whilst cottages offer exceptional value for the space and quality. Having the opportunity to prepare your own meals will definitely give you more spare cash for those lovely ice creams as you explore the delights of Bridlington. Your own space to relax Ever tried to survive in a hotel room for a week with two kids, suitcases, miscellaneous teddies and toys? It is compact. Bridlington cottages give you the space to breathe and relax. There’s a living area in addition to the bedrooms offering you ample […]

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Bridlington – a great destination for cyclists

Bridlington is a treasure trove of things to see and do if you’re lucky to be staying in one of our Bridlington holiday cottages, but with such beautiful surroundings and fresh sea air, the place begs to be explored by bicycle. Even if you aren’t able to bring your own bikes to the holiday cottages in Bridlington, this won’t stop you getting on two wheels and pedalling off, as you can easily find places to hire bikes locally, such as Spa Cycle Hire and Chaiin Cycles. The beauty of cycling on your Bridlington holiday is that there are plenty of options to suit everyone, whatever your cycling ability. The 1.5-mile route that starts at Sewerby Hall and passes along the North Promenade is a good choice for beginner cyclists, for instance, whilst the 1.2-mile route beginning at the Spa Promenade and then passing Belvedere Parade and back in a loop to the Spa is ideal for families. Cycling has become a big thing in Yorkshire in recent years, and Stage 1 of the first Tour […]

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What’s on in Bridlington this summer?

In January 2018, The Telegraph cited Yorkshire as the best UK holiday destination thanks to its natural beauty, its food and drink and its heritage. Amongst those travelling to Yorkshire, Bridlington holidays are a popular choice thanks to the nature, its Old Town and its beaches, among other reasons. You’ll find holiday cottages in Bridlington to rent all year round, but in the summer, there’s even more to keep the whole family entertained. It’s in the summer months that the town is home to a huge number of events of all types – so if you’re planning a stay in one of our Bridlington holiday cottages in 2018, here’s why the summer months are a perfect choice. For nature lovers… Just north of Bridlington you’ll find RSPB Bempton Cliffs, home to some amazing seabird colonies. This summer, it’s also home to the National Whale and Dolphin Watch Week. From 10am to 4pm between 28 July and 5 August, the Seawatch event will see the team – and visitors – monitoring whale and dolphin sightings, as […]

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The top 5 parks and nature reserves in Bridlington

Bridlington is often a popular holiday choice for those who love to spend time relaxing on the beach. What many people don’t realise is that Bridlington is an absolute haven for nature and wildlife enthusiasts. Below we share the top 5 parks and nature reserves that Bridlington holidays have to offer you. 1. RSPB Bempton Cliffs This nature reserve in Bridlington is home to millions of birds during May to October. Nestled among the white chalk cliffs, you’ll be able to see puffins, garnets, and barn owls. However, it’s not just during the summer months that you can see stunning wildlife; in the winter months, you can see goldcrests and redwings. The reserve has walkways, offers guided tours, and there is also a cafe. 2. Sewerby Hall and Gardens Sewerby Hall is set within 50 acres of parkland, where visitors can enjoy its many gardens and stately home. You also get picturesque views of the coast when standing in the grounds. There is the Clock Tower Cafe for you to enjoy, as well as woodland […]

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Bridlington voted 5th most popular emerging UK holiday destination

The Yorkshire coastline offers superb opportunities for holidays any time of year, and Bridlington is ideally located for exploring the surrounding area. You’ll discover a range of activities in Bridlington to suit visitors of any age, including the wide expanses of sandy beach, historic promenades and a working harbour, which is the largest port in Europe for shellfish landing. About Bridlington Bridlington offers everything needed for traditional family seaside holidays, with its own funfair and amusement arcades, donkey rides on the beach and plenty of areas in the Old Town which are well worth exploring. But there’s much more than this to the town. Bridlington hosts a variety of cultural events and festivals throughout the year and is also home to vast colonies of seabirds at the RSPB Bempton reserve. Local entertainments are provided throughout the year at the Bridlington Spa, and visitors are sure to appreciate all the amenities offered at the East Riding Leisure complex. In fact, Bridlington has become such a popular UK holiday destination it was voted as the fifth most […]

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Festival fun in Bridlington

As spring slowly turns into summer, your thoughts turn to the annual summer holidays. Where better to spend this summer than in the quintessentially British seaside resort of Bridlington? And who better to trust your accommodation needs to than Bridlington Holiday Cottages? Together they make a winning holiday combination. What’s more, Bridlington has some fabulous festivals and events to make your holiday truly memorable! Old Town 1940s summer festival This June 10, Bridlington steps back in time to the 1940s when the town nostalgically pays homage to the spirit of Britain. As the setting, Walmington On Sea, for the successful 2016 film Dad’s Army, Bridlington is no stranger to transforming into a 1940s heyday. Along with a myriad of Union Jack buntings, visitors can expect first class entertainment with a range of superb vocalists capturing the sounds of the era. All ages will be enthralled by the planned Battle of Britain Flyover and the streets converted into an extensive food and craft market. After all the entertainment and excitement, hunger and thirst pangs will be […]

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The top 5 beaches in Bridlington

Are you looking for a top seaside destination without the trouble of leaving Britain? Bridlington could be the ideal choice. This hidden gem in Yorkshire has some truly stunning beaches, with plenty to keep all the family busy if you decide to choose Bridlington holidays. South Beach This stretch of glorious sand is over a mile long, and will offer a very different experience depending on what time of year you visit. Between October and April, this glorious beach is a popular spot for dog-walkers, who enjoy the chance to walk as far as the Humber estuary. However, in summer pooches are limited to a small designated area, and Bridlington South Beach is transformed into the perfect place to bring the kids, with donkey rides, a paddling pool, and the ideal sand for building sandcastles! North Beach Just a stone’s throw from our holiday cottages in Bridlington, North Beach offers some of the most spectacular views in the region. It’s the best place to go to get pictures of the chalk cliffs of Flamborough Headland, […]

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Top 3 reasons to choose a holiday cottage

If you’re looking for a relaxing time away with the family for your Bridlington holidays, then there is no better choice than a holiday cottage. Our holiday cottages in Bridlington are an incredible way to spend your time, with all the amenities you could wish for. So why should you choose a holiday cottage for your time away? Freedom Hotels can be fussy, especially with children. You have to worry about being in a corridor with a floor full of other people and may have conditions during your stay. A holiday cottage is a home away from home where you will be in peace to do as you like, whenever you like. Whether you’re looking for a romantic break, somewhere you can take the children or a good space for your new baby, a holiday cottage allows you to do as you wish. Space With a holiday cottage, you’ll get a lot more space than you would do with a hotel room for the same price. This will give you and your family the space […]

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Why choose Bridlington for your Easter getaway?

It’s been a long, cold winter – but it’s finally coming to an end. With spring just around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about Easter. If you want to enjoy a break over the holidays, then coming to one of our holiday cottages in Bridlington is a great choice, with plenty to keep the whole family busy. Easter egg trail at Burton Agnes Hall Kids who are young enough to still get excited by the magic of Easter will have a great time in Bridlington. The bank holiday weekend will see an Easter egg trail set up in the local manor house, Burton Agnes Hall, complete with puzzles to solve and games to play. With free entry for under-4s, this is a great way to celebrate the arrival of spring. Sewerby Hall’s Easter programme Meanwhile, nearby Sewerby Hall has its own programme of family Easter events, including Easter Bonnet making sessions, Easter Bunny balloon modelling, face painting and an Easter egg hunt. Mum and Dad will also enjoy the chance to visit the […]

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