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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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4 top tips for making your Bridlington holiday cottage feel like home

Holidays and short breaks give you every opportunity to explore new locations, appreciate different scenery and experience activities that you don’t usually do at home, but it’s important to add homely touches to your holiday cottage as soon as you arrive. Bridlington holidays are the perfect choice for couples, families and singletons, so check out our useful tips for making your Bridlington holiday cottage or apartment feel just like home for the duration of your stay: 1. Unpack all your cases and belongings as soon as you arrive You won’t relax if you’re living out of a suitcase throughout your holiday, so take a few minutes to hang all your clothes and arrange your possessions in your temporary home. 2. Take all your home comforts along to Bridlington If you enjoy snuggling up under a throw or blanket at home, take it along to your holiday home so you can relax in the evenings. If you’re more relaxed in PJs around the house, bring along your favourite pyjamas and chill out in your Bridlington holiday […]

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5 fantastic hiking and walking routes in Bridlington

Bridlington is a superb UK holiday destination for those who like to be on the beach, but it’s also a fantastic place to visit for those who like to stretch their legs and enjoy walks – either by themselves, or with family and friends. Here we take a look at five brilliant walking and hiking routes for your Bridlington holiday. 1. South Landing (distance 6.4km) South Landing is a circular route on the outskirts of Bridlington, and at a distance of 6.4km it is perfect for the intermediate walker, or one who is not used to lengthy hikes. Following a clifftop route from South Landing towards Bridlington, you will have lovely views out over Bridlington Bay. At Old Fall, proceed in the direction of Selwicks Bay, then from there head towards Flamborough and in turn back to South Landing. 2. Danes Dyke – Flamborough – Beacon Hill (distance 4.8km) This is another circular route on the outskirts of Bridlington, taking in beautiful church and farmyard scenery and views over the Holderness coastline. You will also […]

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Staycation-heaven – Why Bridlington is the best place to head this summer

We made it! The summer is finally here, which means we can start thinking about where we’re going to spend our much-needed holiday, if we haven’t done so already, that is. Whilst many opt to go abroad, with prices getting increasingly more expensive, more of us are opting for a staycation on good old British soil, instead. Bridlington holiday cottages are one way you and your family can enjoy a beautiful staycation this summer. Here are just a few reasons why the stunning East Yorkshire coast is the place to be. Local areas Checking out the local goings-on is a great way to spend your days here in Bridlington. Not only is the surrounding village a beautiful place to explore, but nearby you’ll also find the medieval town of Beverley, and if you’re after more hustle and bustle, Hull is just over an hour away in the car. Things to do When it comes to activities, you’ll be spoilt for choice. Beautiful rolling beaches with a picturesque coastline, where you can kick back and relax […]

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Family fun in Bridlington

If you’re looking for the perfect family holiday, why not consider a holiday cottage in Bridlington? You don’t have to spend a ridiculous amount of money traveling abroad, stressing about transport, exchanging money and fighting with language barriers. There are many reasons to stay closer to home and enjoy some quality time with the family. Consider the relaxing element to renting a holiday cottage – no crowds, less noise, more space and more freedom to do what you want, when you want! Bridlington is in Northern England, on the Yorkshire Coast. It boasts sandy beaches, a historic harbour and promenade. On the beach is the opportunity to try out a donkey ride, play in the amusements and go wild in the funfair. Get creative Bridlington offers many child-friendly activities, get creative with a trip to ‘Pot a Doodle Doo’, and design your very own masterpiece on pottery. Wonderful keepsakes that will remind you of special memories in years to come. Find your inner Tiger Woods ‘Treasure Island Mini Golf’ is a great rainy day activity […]

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Geocaching: A free way to explore Bridlington

Geocaching is described as “the world’s largest treasure hunt”. As you take part, you’ll search for caches (ranging in size from tiny tubes to large Tupperware containers) that might contain pocket money items or simply a piece of paper to sign. But the real treasure isn’t physical – it’s the adventure you have on the way, and the chance to bond with your family and see some sights that only locals really know about. Caches are everywhere. You’d be surprised just how many are on your doorstep if you’ve never tried geocaching before. Bridlington is no exception. From our holiday cottages in Bridlington, you can walk or drive to a multitude of caches that will show you sights that you’d otherwise miss. The experience won’t cost you a penny! What might you see when geocaching on Bridlington holidays? Geocaches are intended to direct you to hidden beauty spots, or simply the best places to visit. One existing cache route takes you through the village of Sewerby, near the Danes Dyke Nature Reserve and Bridlington Links […]

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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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