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4 top seaside activities in Bridlington

When you go to holiday in Bridlington, it’d be a crime to not take part in exciting seaside activities. With a variety of choices that will keep children delighted and adults excited, you’ll be sure to find a great seaside activity. Here are four top activities for you to try on your seaside holiday: 1. Sail around the bay What could be better than sailing the high seas of Yorkshire? Choose from a range of boats and cruise types, including a luxury cruiser for those looking for a little class and posh service, and a traditional pirate ship, for the big kids who want to live out their childhood dreams. For those with an adventurous heart, take a speedboat and bounce through the waves while the wind whips your hair. 2. Take up tradition Whether it’s a donkey ride on the beach where you can sit on the beach snapping the perfect pics of your Bridlington holiday, or eating fish and chips, delectably prepared and fresh from the daily catch, seaside holiday traditions have lasted […]

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Golf courses in and around Bridlington

The county of East Riding of Yorkshire is a golfer’s paradise, with plenty of options in and around the town of Bridlington, perfect for those staying at the Bridlington Holiday Cottages. This makes the town a wonderful place to base yourself for a golfing trip, with courses open all through the year with various options for visiting guests. Here, we take a look at the best golf courses close to Bridlington. Bridlington Links Golf Club The nearest to the town centre, this ‘links’ club is also located adjacent to Sewerby Hall. This 18 hole, clifftop par 72 course is not only a challenge, but also offers exceptional views of Bridlington Bay, Flamborough Head and the town itself. With a driving range available as well as an inn and restaurant each with excellent views, every golfer will want to book a day at Bridlington Links during their stay in the town. Flamborough Head Golf Club Located right at the edge of Flamborough Head, this prestigious and traditional golf club offers amazing views of both the North […]

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Exploring historic houses from Bridlington

If you choose to stay in one of the many Bridlington holiday cottages on your next getaway, you’re choosing an area jam-packed with things to do for couples, families and explorers alike. In and around the stunning east coast near Bridlington and all across North Yorkshire are many historic house and landmarks that offer an interesting and insightful day out, especially in winter when the many beaches aren’t an option. Here are three historic houses for great days out: 1. Burton Agnes Hall Known as Yorkshire’s hidden gem, this fifteenth-century stately home has much to offer, including award-winning gardens, impressionist paintings and a packed calendar of events for families. Built between 1598 and 1610, this Elizabethan House has stayed within the same family for over 400 years. The woodland sculpture walk offers a beautiful stroll approximately a mile long. For children, take a look at the audience with Father Christmas events that run from 2-23 December. 2. Sewerby Hall This historic country house and estate is set in fifty acres of stunning parkland and offers […]

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Christmas events in Bridlington

Christmas is getting close, and if you’re ready to get yourself and the family into the Christmas spirit, then we’ve got just the thing for you. We’ve listed the top events happening this Christmas season in Bridlington for you to enjoy! 1. Aladdin What’s Christmas without a family visit to the Pantomime? It’s a wonderful event that brings laughter to both adults and children. This year, the Bridlington Spa is showcasing the fantastic Aladdin from the 15 December – 2 January. Get your tickets early as this will be a popular show. 2. St Marks Westhill Christmas fair at Bridlington Christmas can’t be Christmas without a trip to the market. Filled with handmade gifts, delicious foods and tasty mulled wine (for the adults!), it’s the perfect place to enjoy the Christmas atmosphere that surrounds you. Running on Saturday 2nd December from 10 am to 2 pm, it’s the perfect spot for a morning shopping trip. 3. Christmas lights switch on The Christmas Tree Lights switch on will take place on the 9th of December in […]

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Five interesting facts about Bridlington

Bridlington holidays have something for everyone: beautiful beaches, intriguing history and breath-taking nature, as well as independent shops, sporting activities and captivating entertainment. Here are five interesting facts about Bridlington that you may not already know. Early Bridlington Archaeological evidence shows that Bridlington was inhabited in the Bronze Age and in Roman times, but the first written evidence of Bridlington comes from the Domesday Book, which notes “Bretlinton” as being held by Earl Morcar before passing into the ownership of William the Conqueror. Bridlington was known as Berlington, Brellington and Britlington before its current name was decided. Historic harbour Goods have been exported from Bridlington since mediaeval times, although the harbour took its current shape in 1848. Today, Bridlington harbour is the largest shellfish port in England. It is home to almost 100 businesses and provides employment for around 400 people. Queen Henrietta Maria In 1643 Henrietta Maria of France landed at Bridlington with troops and arms to support the Royalists in the English Civil War. The town was bombarded and the royal party forced […]

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Exploring the east coast from Bridlington

Sitting on the dramatic north east coast of England, Bridlington serves as the perfect base from which to explore. Holiday cottages in Bridlington can offer you fast an easy access to the sights of the north east, the fantastic coastline and lots of tourist attractions in the nearby area, too. Here are three top east coast locations that are easy to explore from Bridlington: 1. Flamborough Head Bridlington is a hotspot for great coastal walks and there are wonderful walks in the old town, too. Heading out to the lighthouse from Flamborough Head will take you along brilliant chalk coastline as it is smashed by the waves. There are two iconic lighthouses at the head – the oldest was built in 1674, on commission of Charles II. 2. Whitby Abbey Whitby Abbey is one of the most celebrated sights of north Yorkshire and it is well worth as visit on your Bridlington holiday. Little over 30 miles away, the drive from Bridlington takes you into the dramatic North York Moors and along the coastal roads […]

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Bonfire night at Bridlington with the children

Bonfire night is just around the corner, so if you haven’t got anything planned, don’t panic! Here is your guide to the top things happening on and around the celebrations of Guy Fawkes Night in Bridlington this year. There are lots of brilliant events available in Bridlington with things to do around Guy Fawkes ranging from fabulous firework parties to the more traditional face painting events. Guy Fawkes Trail at Sewerby Hall and Gardens Guy Fawkes Night, celebrated on 5 November, is the perfect way to end the Halloween season. Join the Guy Fawkes trail at Sewerby Gardens and Hall by following the clues to discover the barrel of gunpowder in the house. This is a super fun activity trail to do with all the family! This event runs from 30 October to 5 November 2017, so you’ve got plenty of time to get involved. Bonfire Night Head up to Bridlington Rugby Club on Sunday 5 November to experience a fantastic firework spectacular. Absorb the surrounding atmosphere by the bonfire whilst watching the explosion of […]

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Explore Bridlington this autumn

Autumn is a wonderful time of year. With beautiful foliage in shades of brown, red and orange, coupled with brisk weather that requires a cosy scarf, it’s the perfect time of year to escape to Bridlington for a weekend away. Below are some of the top things to do in Bridlington during the autumn season: 1. Take an autumn stroll Autumn is a perfect time of year for a stroll. It’s not as bitterly cold as winter and all you need is a scarf and coat to stay warm. Bridlington is full of walks that are beautiful in the autumn time, including the Bridlington Old Town walk, the Bridlington Priory walk, the Boynton to Woldgate Stroll and many more. A popular option this time of year is the Bempton Cliffs Nature Trail. This is a great place to take the children, too, as you’ll learn fun wildlife facts and meet some of the wildlife that live there. Just pop on your best walking shoes and get going. You could even reward yourself with a delicious […]

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Love theatre? Love Bridlington

The North Yorkshire coast has been a favourite destination for holidaymakers for decades. Immaculate beaches, spectacular coastline and fantastic family accommodation all keep people coming back year after year. Bridlington’s enduring reputation owes more than passing thanks to the show business industry, however. With a schedule packed full of quality productions, any fans of ‘stage and screen’ will feel right at home in Bridlington’s classic theatres. Featuring two main venues – the Spotlight and Bridlington Spa – a programme teeming with variety and choice is available all year round. Indulge in the classics of opera & ballet Opera fans will be spoilt for choice with regular visits from New York Met Opera Company, scheduled to perform ‘Die Zauberflote’ and ‘The Examining Angel’ this winter, and shows from the Royal Opera House touring to Bridlington on a regular basis. Other features include ‘Rigoletto’, the tale of a court jester to the libertine Duke of Mantua. Giuseppe Verdi wrote in 1855 that ‘Rigoletto’ was his ‘best opera’ and, indeed, it has remained one of the most popular […]

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Why Bridlington is the perfect location for a family reunion

When you’re planning a family reunion, you want to find a location which will suit a range of tastes and ages in your group so that everyone has a wonderful time away together. You’ll want somewhere that come rain or shine offers you plenty of fun activities which are child-friendly, ensuring your time together is full of fun and amazing memories made. The seaside town of Bridlington in Yorkshire is a stunning destination where you’ll be able to make the most of the time you have together. For our top reasons why Bridlington is the perfect location for a family reunion, read on below! The sun is shining! When the weather is nice, hitting the beach is one of the best parts of spending time together as a family in Bridlington. There are several beautiful beaches located near our welcoming accommodation, with some just a short walk from your holiday home. Why not get the whole family together for a game of beach cricket or a beach BBQ or picnic and enjoy spending time together […]

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