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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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Activity holidays in Bridlington

Have you noticed how many trampoline parks, climbing venues and other physical activity options are springing up around the UK? The British are embracing the need to keep fit in new and innovative ways and that includes looking for holidays that feature the opportunity to engage in fun exercises. They say the family that plays together, stays together. Well there is certainly some truth in that. What better way to bond as a family, create holiday memories and shared stories, than quality time doing activities together on holiday. So how can you do all that, and enjoy the relaxation of coming back afterwards to the comfort of Bridlington Holiday Cottages? An adrenaline rush For the ultimate in adventure and a great view of this lovely part of England, book yourself in at Skydive GB in Bridlington, Yorkshire’s only skydive centre. If something at ground level suits you better but you still want an adrenaline rush, a trip down to the harbour will put you on board Bridlington Speedboat tours. Competitive and laid-back options For a […]

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Things to do in Bridlington during winter

It may be getting chilly, but the seaside town of Bridlington in East Riding still offers plenty to do whatever the weather. If you’re planning a winter getaway to Bridlington this year then read on to find out the brilliant all-weather activities in and around the town. We take a special look at what to do in the run up to Christmas too. Christmas in Bridlington If you’re lucky enough to be visiting Bridlington in the run up to Christmas you’ll find plenty to do. Every year Bridlington Spa Theatre has a pantomime performance running from mid-December to January. The town’s second theatre, the cosy Spotlight, also runs a Christmas pantomime performance on certain dates in December and January. The town is also located well for access to some of the best Christmas markets in the Northeast. This includes Beverly Festival of Christmas which is held every year in early December. The city of York is easily accessible for a day trip and is home to a charming Christmas festival that includes log cabins, choirs, […]

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Top walking spots in Bridlington

Bridlington holidays are geared towards lazy days relaxing on the beautiful beaches, but if you want to be a bit more active during your stay, there are plenty of lovely walks in this area. Whether you seek an easy stroll or something a bit more challenging, there are many walks in Bridlington to suit every level of walker. Bridlington Old Town If you’re looking for an easy walk where you don’t need to stray too far from your Bridlington Holiday Cottages, this circular, flat walk is ideal. It starts and ends at the Sports Centre, and takes in interesting views of the Old Town along the way. The route is just 2.5 miles, so shouldn’t eat too much into your day. Bridlington Hill Another easy walk not too far from the holiday cottages in Bridlington, this route is 3 miles long and affords lovely views of the Old Town, fields and farms. Again, you start and finish at the Sports Centre, heading towards the direction of Pinfold Lane. Bridlington Priory This easy walk should take […]

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Step back in time in Bridlington Old Town

Bridlington holidays aren’t complete if you don’t visit Bridlington Old Town, especially if you want an antidote to the hustle and bustle of modern beach towns. The star location of the 2016 Dad’s Army film, Bridlington Old Town is an enchanting slice of Yorkshire just over a mile away from the sea and main town centre. Filled with charming architecture and cultural history as well as modern shops and fashionable galleries, you’d be sure to miss out if you don’t pay it a visit. Whilst visiting, why not follow ‘The Old Town Trail’. This route will take you around the Old Town, which was once the heart of the town. Whilst on the trail you can take in The Bridlington Priory Church, which has links to Henry V after his victory at Agincourt and is a popular historical site. As you continue to follow the trail, you can also visit The Bridlington Bayle Museum. Fun for all the family, the museum is a Grade 1 Listed scheduled monument and contains more information on the history […]

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The best museums in Bridlington

Whilst sunny days may be best spent on the beautiful beaches of Bridlington, here is a run-down of some of the best museums in the area for when the clouds return! Whether you’re interested in ancient history or modern art, there is something for everyone in this delightful coastal town: 1. Bondville Model Village The model village is an adorable must-see that will delight the entire family. There is great attention to detail throughout the attraction, and a quiz available to make sure you don’t miss out on any of the delightful details. There is also a tearoom on the site, so you can enjoy an afternoon tea while looking over Bondville Village. 2. Bayle Museum If you’re looking to learn more about the fascinating history of Bridlington, look no further than the Bayle Museum. The museum includes life size figures and interactive games, so children and adults alike will delight in the exhibitions housed within this Grade I listed scheduled monument. 3. Bridlington Harbour Heritage Museum Located on the harbour and run entirely by […]

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Eating out in Bridlington

Bridlington has so much to offer the entire family. There is the stunning coastline, beaches, family attractions and friendly locals. If you are searching for holiday cottages in Bridlington for that perfect family break, then it is a good idea to find out where all the best places are to enjoy a meal or snack when you want a break from cooking. Below we share some top restaurants and cafes in Bridlington. Restaurants Bridlington has a diverse range of restaurants for the whole family to enjoy. You can choose from Thai, Chinese, Italian, English and vegetarian dishes. The Joypur Restaurant is an Indian restaurant that serves traditional dishes. The restaurant is well known for its uniquely blended sauces that accompany their dishes, as well as their friendly and professional service. The New Barn Restaurant & Carvery serves traditional pub grub that is highly regarded in the area. Children are welcome to sit and enjoy a meal, and there is a very relaxing beer garden for you to enjoy. The Emperor Ming Chinese Restaurant is a […]

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Bridlington’s hidden gem

Think of Bridlington and traditional images of the seaside spring to mind; walks along the sand, ice creams and promenades. While Bridlington offers all of this, there is also a hidden side to Bridlington, one that sits quietly right under the nose of most tourists and visitors, waiting to be discovered. The rich history of Bridlington comes from its medieval past, and in particular, the Priory Church of St Mary, tucked away on Church Green. An Augustine monastery – one of the largest boasted by the order – the structure dates to 1113, and was considered one of the great monastic houses of England. The site which remains would have been approximately half of the size of the original, which would have rivalled Selby Abbey in terms of stature and grandeur. In addition to the church, the structure would have included a variety of monastic buildings including cloisters, dormitories, a Chapter House, infirmary and Priory Hall. All aspects of life would have taken place within the walls, with prayer a central focus to the day. […]

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