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Bridlington: the perfect artist’s retreat

Bridlington is truly the perfect location for an artist’s retreat. Whether you’re a painter looking for inspiration, or a poet or writer looking for a relaxed cottage stay to finish your work or attend a workshop, our cottages will be the ideal place to visit. You will love the tranquil atmosphere of our modern holiday cottages in Bridlington, they are fitted with mod cons, including a hot tub, where you can sip a glass of wine in the evenings after a day flexing your creative muscles. Let Bridlington holidays inspire you With stunning clean beaches, an exciting history and amazing nature, Bridlington truly offers something to stimulate any artist, whatever the weather. Bridlington’s beautiful harbour and Old Town are not to be missed, especially if you are interested in history, as they are full of ancient character, like the stunning Augustinian Priory, the Bayle Museum and the Harbour Heritage Museum. Imagine sitting by the harbour, painting the glorious view and absorbing the way of life of this beautiful Yorkshire coastal town, or walking along the […]

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The Way of the Roses: romantic Bridlington

With charming, award-winning beaches, a rich history and some incredible nature, Bridlington holidays offer some of the most romantic sights in Yorkshire. Let’s take a look at some of the top spots to explore. Promenade the harbour Bridlington is host to a pre-Roman harbour which is still a working fishing port, making its silhouettes after the sun sets particularly stunning for romantic walks hand in hand. We recommend dining in one of its many high quality restaurants, and what better to try than locally sourced fish and shellfish? Get lost in the old town The olde-worlde style shops and narrow streets in the old town area of Bridlington make it the perfect destination for just getting lost with your loved one. With Georgian tea houses, colourful flags and some impressive bowed shop fronts, it’s a little like stepping back in time and speaks of days gone by. Look back on the town from Flamborough Lighthouse Take a romantic walk across the cliffs to the lighthouse at Flamborough Head. Many of the holiday cottages in Bridlington […]

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Bridlington; A Hikers Paradise!

Fresh sea air and lush green countryside are a dream combination for any avid hiker. Situated between the rolling Yorkshire coastline and the stunning Yorkshire Wolds, Bridlington Holiday Cottages are the perfect base for those looking to embark on foot along the stunning seaside and green country lanes Bridlington has on offer. There are 300 marked walking routes in the East Riding of Yorkshire and 29 of those are around Bridlington. Here are a few to choose from: Walk the Wolds The Yorkshire Wolds boasts some of the most tranquil countryside in England featuring rolling hills and valleys that seemingly go on forever. If you’re really adventurous, the National Trust Trail is 79 miles and takes up to 7 days to complete – but of course, you could just complete a section of it. There are also many circulars and shorter routes that are a must to take advantage of while you’re staying at the holiday cottages in Bridlington. Go cliff Side: Bridlington to Flamborough Head This is a popular 6-mile cliff walk on moderate […]

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Visit Sewerby Hall, Gardens and Zoo while holidaying in Bridlington

Bridlington holidays are ideal for families, couples, singles and groups. This pretty seaside town offers holidaymakers far more than great beaches. You’ll discover there are lots of events, activities and festivals that take place in Bridlington throughout the year. Sewerby Hall is one local attraction that’s well worth a visit during any Bridlington stay and really does offer something for everyone. What’s at Sewerby Hall and Gardens? Sewerby Hall is a Grade 1 building which was built by the local Greame family in 1714. The Hall has had many extensions since and features a gatehouse, orangery, stable block and portico. The property was totally redesigned and refurbished in 2014 and is now a recreation of the way an Edwardian home would have looked in the year 1910. Visitors can tour the Hall for a variety of interactive experiences. Curators are dressed in period costumes and visitors also have the opportunity to dress as servants or family members. The Hall and gardens also host a variety of events throughout the year, including classic car rallies, historical […]

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A rainy day guide to Bridlington

In an ideal world, when it comes to our summer holidays we’d be able to arrive on day one and not have to face a drop of rain until the day we leave! Unfortunately, as anyone who’s spent any time in the UK knows, expectations won’t always meet reality. Not to fear though – in this blog post we’ll be covering all of the fascinating possibilities for a rainy day spent in the beautiful seaside town of Bridlington. A trip to the pictures Those lucky enough to visit Bridlington would be foolish not to visit the Picture House at Bridlington Spa. This stunning venue even has a free matinee showing of films each week, so it’s a great idea for a lower cost day out. Bridlington Spa does far more than just show films too – it’s long been an established magnet for talent from far and wide, and is definitely a must-visit for any culture vultures. Check out the events page on their website to see if there any upcoming performances that take your […]

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Treat yourself to afternoon tea in Bridlington

Taking a holiday is all about treating yourself, escaping from the daily grind and enjoying little luxuries you don’t get every day at home. When you’re staying in one of our Bridlington holiday cottages, you should be relaxing, unwinding, and letting someone else do the legwork. And what’s more of a luxury than treating yourself to afternoon tea? Whether it’s a full three-tier cake stand affair or a more modest scone with jam and cream, Bridlington boasts some fantastic cafes and tea rooms. We’ve rounded up some of the best places in Bridlington to enjoy afternoon tea on your holiday. The Georgian Rooms Not just a tea shop, but an antiques centre too, The Georgian Rooms is a ready-made afternoon out if antiques and cake float your boat. Offering seasonal afternoon tea options or light bites like sandwiches and cakes, there’s plenty on the menu to appeal to everyone. Finish off with a spot of light browsing for a delightfully slow-paced afternoon. Sereni-tea This little tea room is a relatively recent addition to the Bridlington […]

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Stage 3 of Tour de Yorkshire cycle race sets off from Bridlington in May

Bridlington is an ideal destination for a UK staycation or short break and offers lots of leisure and entertainment activities for visitors of any age. Our comfortable Bridlington holiday cottages (insert link http://bridlingtonholidaycottages.co/) are situated in a peaceful holiday park, just a couple of miles outside the town. This means you benefit from a holiday cottage that’s bang in the middle of the rolling Yorkshire countryside, making it really easy to visit all the other local seaside towns, like Scarborough and Whitby. Alternatively, you can opt for a relaxing drive across the Moors and pull in a day’s shopping in York or Harrogate. Tour de Yorkshire cycle race sets off from Brid on 4 May 2019 If you’re visiting Bridlington in early May you may be fascinated to watch the start of Stage 3 of the popular Tour de Yorkshire women’s cycle race which takes place on the 4th of the month. Our visitors will find it’s easy to source a local vantage point to watch the cyclists, as the route then goes on to […]

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Quality “me time” for solo travellers in the Bridlington area

Where can you go in the UK as a solo traveller, and enjoy a warm welcome and safe exploration and adventures? Well, Bridlington and the Yorkshire coast for certain! Increasingly, people who are single – or who value “me time” – are going away for weekend breaks or are taking vacations solo. In fact, according to travel body ABTA, in the previous 12 months, one in nine holidaymakers surveyed said they had holidayed on their own. This was double the total for six years ago! (source: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/comment/whats-behind-the-rise-in-solo-travel/) Why solo holidays in Bridlington are easy Single person excursions are nowhere near as daunting as they were once thought to be. For one thing, you no longer need a companion to help you read maps! With Google maps on your phone, navigating around is child’s play. Plus, in the busy and pressurised world of today, who doesn’t crave some breathing space and quality alone time! All jokes aside, when considering single holidays and breaks, it’s important to choose a location that offers the best experiences and security. […]

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A foodie’s guide to Bridlington

Yorkshire has built a reputation as a foodie destination in recent years, thanks to the ongoing popularity of traditional foods such as parkin, Wensleydale cheese, liquorice and – of course – Yorkshire puddings. Bridlington holidays are a chance to try out these local delicacies, as well as a host of British seaside classics such as fish and chips, whelks, fresh crab and ice cream parlours. Here are some of our top picks for a foodie trip to Bridlington… 1. Fresh seafood The Old Town Esplanade is lined with seafood stalls and restaurants, where you can sample the catch of the day, as well as seasonal staples such as mussels, crabs and scallops. If you are staying in Bridlington holiday cottages, you will have the freedom to cook your own meals, so stock up on fresh shellfish and experiment at your leisure. 2. Indulge your sweet tooth Bridlington is packed full of cafes and tea houses where you can indulge your sweet tooth with a thick slice of buttered parkin, a tall stack of pikelets, or […]

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Set sail for the 2019 Bridlington Regatta

This year the famous Royal Yorkshire Regatta sets sail for a week of events both onshore and afloat from the 3rd to the 10th of August. Situated just a 10-minute drive from the harbour, Bridlington Holiday Cottages are a great base from which to enjoy the event. Bridlington bay is widely regarded as the best on the whole of the east coast for sailboat racing. Visitors and sailing enthusiasts alike flock to the East Yorkshire resort for seven days of action upon the water as well as activities and events ashore. A royal regatta Not many people realise that Bridlington is home to a famous royal sailing club which is steeped in history. Situated atop the western end of the harbour, the Royal Yorkshire Yacht Club was established in 1847. The club’s patronage began with Queen Victoria and continues with the Duke of Edinburgh who visited in 1997 to mark the association’s 150th anniversary. The 2019 Bridlington Regatta is the 162nd staging of the event. Few sailing clubs can boast a week-long regatta these days […]

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