Bridlington is a popular Beach Resort
on the northeast coast of England, in
Yorkshire, 41 miles east of York.
The Town is popular for its vast
Beaches, many Boat Trips, Amusements,
Fair Rides, Surfing, Leisure
Centre with a Splash Zone, Harbour
Museum, Large Priory, Walk along
Cliff Tops, Model
Village & Sewerby Hall
& Gardens 2 miles north. See bottom
of page for Area Attractions.
The image top is of the vast South Beach at
Bridlington with Road Trains running all day
transporting people along the Beaches.
The Harbour is where you can take a number
of Boat Trips from leisurely Cruises to Speed
Boats that give 5 minute exhilarating trips
around the Bay.
Boat Trips are: Yorkshire Belle .
Pirate Ship .
The Harbour area is surrounded with Diners,
Amusements, and Fair Rides.
The Bronze Statue at the harbour is the
Gansey Girl, erected in 2015 in honour of
Bridlington Fishing Families.
Fishing here had been to supply the local
area until the Railways arrived in 1846,
leading to a large number of Boats catching
vast amounts of Fish to supply much of England
and areas in Europe. Although over fishing led
to the decline of the White Fish industry in
the area in the mid 1900s, Bridlington is still
a major Shell Fish Port.
The North Beach runs towards Sewerby Cliffs
2 miles north. This is where Surfing began in
England after two Hawaiian Princes traveled to
England for education in 1890. The Princes
began using Bridlington North Beach for
Surfing, with locals soon having a go
Bridlington High Street is narrow with a
good selection of small Shops.
The Bayle Museum is
at the north end of the High Street at
Kirkgate. This Museum is in the Gatehouse to a
Castle complex from about the 1100s. Nothing
remains of the Castle.
The Gatehouse has been used as a Court,
Prison, and now a Museum covering the History
of Bridlington and Local Area.
Bridlington Priory is next to
the Gatehouse, built from the 1100s in the
Castle Complex. At over 400 feet long, it is
one of the most impressive Churches in
Sewerby and Cliffs are 2 miles north of
Bridlington centre with a Path all the way, or
there is a huge Car Park at the Cliffs.
Village is by the Car Park at Sewerby
Cliffs, built from 1987 with over 200 buildings
such as a Castle, Abbey and Harbour.
Sewerby Hall is
next to the Model Village with a large Car Park
by the Hall. The Hall was built from 1714 for
the Greame family, now open for Tours, Gardens,
Shop, Cafe, and Zoo. You can also watch Cricket
and Bowls by the Hall.
Park 3 miles south YO15 3QF
miles north with a Lighthouse, Nature Reserve,
Scenic Coves, Castle Ruin, St Michaels Church,
and a good selection of Cafes and Diners.