A Blend of Natural Beauty and Fascinating History

Bridlington and East Yorkshire offer a splendid staycation destination for those seeking a delightful blend of natural beauty, fascinating history, and exciting attractions. Whether it’s a short break for two or a week with the family, this picturesque region captivates visitors with its pristine beaches, charming market towns, beautiful countryside and diverse array of activities. You will be sure of a memorable stay in East Yorkshire.

Bridlington and the East Yorkshire Coast

Discover Bridlington’s award-winning beaches, whatever time of the year. Take a dip and make a splash in the sunshine or embrace wild winter wave watching. Pitch up with the family and enjoy a free day out along our stunning coastline. With endless options of what to do, if you want to make more of a simple beach day, hire one of our iconic beach chalets or ride on our Bridlington land trains to take in the picturesque views of Sewerby, or Fraisthorpe.

For a family-friendly adventure, look no further than Sewerby Hall and Gardens. This stately home boasts stunning architecture, beautiful gardens, and an array of attractions to captivate visitors of all ages. Explore the magnificent house, meet the friendly zoo animals, or enjoy a fun-packed event day.

Keeping the family entertained can sometimes be tricky, but no trip to Bridlington is complete without visiting the many attractions. Bridlington Spa is an iconic entertainment venue hosting a variety of performances, from live music to comedy shows, ensuring an unforgettable evening for all. Whatever the weather, East Riding Leisure Bridlington will keep everyone active with its choice of swim and splash zone, gym, courts and even a clip ‘N climb wall.

In the heart of Bridlington lies the bustling Harbour. For a touch of maritime history, watch as the fishing boats come and go, soak up the lively atmosphere, sample some of the finest seafood or fish and chips and learn more of the town’s rich fishing heritage.

Explore the vintage shops, galleries, and boutiques on the Georgian High Street in the charming Bridlington Old Town. Lined with traditional pubs, quaint shops, and inviting cafes, grab a copy of the Old Town Trail and take in its historical value.

Nature lovers will be in awe of the area's natural beauty. The Flamborough Headland Heritage Coast presents awe-inspiring cliffs, secluded coves, and a rich variety of wildlife. Explore the dramatic landscapes and take in the panoramic views. Walk the King Charles III coastal path around the headland, discover the local nature reserves, take a tour of Flamborough Lighthouse and then on to RSPB Bemptonempton Cliffs for seabird spotting! The towering Bempton Cliffs boast the UK’s largest and most accessible mainland nesting colony of lovable puffins, razorbills, guillemots and more.

Following the coast south, Hornsea is another of East Yorkshire’s beautiful coastal towns. Home to sandy beaches, flat promenades, amusements and traditional seaside fish and chips, Hornsea also has the largest freshwater lake in Yorkshire to admire, Hornsea Mere.

Visit Hornsea Museum for a step back into Victorian times. Enjoy family fun at Honeysuckle Farm or make time to do a spot of shopping at Hornsea Freeport.

The family-friendly resort of Withernsea hosts a variety of annual carnival and summer events in Valley Gardens, the perfect public garden picnic spot. The mile-long promenades run alongside the Blue Flag beach, and no trip to Withernsea is complete without climbing the 144 steps to the top of Withernsea Lighthouse and museum, which is a rare inland lighthouse with breathtaking views of the Holderness.

For a truly unique and memorable experience, climb aboard the Unimog at Spurn Nature Reserve to discover the last of East Yorkshire's coastal beaches. Known for its rich wildlife and heritage, visitors can make their way across the three and a half-mile peninsular to the newly restored Spurn Lighthouse.


Beautiful Beverley is a thriving traditional market town with the perfect mix of independently owned boutiques and high street stores, while its popular market takes place every Saturday. Don't miss the stunning Minster, arguably one of Europe’s best Gothic buildings before heading across to the opposite end of town where you’ll find St Mary’s Church. If you look closely, you’ll see the white rabbit that inspired the character in Alice in Wonderland.

While the original gate to Beverley - the old North Bar - still exists, the real gateway to the market town is the vast grassy expanse of the Westwood pasture. From town, meander through the quaint shopping streets out towards the sprawling grass and woodland where there’s always space to play. Home to a racecourse, golf course, and its resident grazing cows, it’s the perfect place for a dog walk, picnic, or to fly a kite.

Easily explored on foot, the town has the perfect mix of independently owned boutiques and high street stores, while its popular Saturday market takes place each week. Flemingate brings fashion, food, and film close to East Yorkshire’s historic heart, offering an independent cinema and a mix of high street names, independent shops, and boutiques alongside local creative talent. A great place for cafe culture and entertainment for the whole family. Explore the outdoor play park, get sweaty at Jump Inc or cool off with ice cream.

The Yorkshire Wolds

If you are searching for peace and tranquillity, an active break, or would love a family day out with a difference, the Yorkshire Wolds is the perfect place to escape to the country.

Known to many as being the inspiration to internationally acclaimed artist David Hockney, along with features from filmmakers, photographers, and other artists, the outstanding beauty of the Yorkshire Wolds is there to be enjoyed by all. With endless options, you may choose to explore on foot, by car, or if you are feeling adventurous enough, horseback.

Recently celebrating its 40th year, The Yorkshire Wolds National Trail is a 79-mile trail, guiding visitors through the Yorkshire Wolds from Hessle to Filey. For those who thrive in the outdoors, unearth the picturesque villages, lively market towns, and draw on the colorful landscapes and big skies that inspire Hockney.

From cozy tea rooms, traditional country inns to the Michelin-starred restaurant, the Pipe and Glass, these hidden culinary gems are set to suit all. Many of the eateries within the Wolds are supplied by local producers from the region, serving fresh seasonal produce all year round.

Choose from a variety of accommodation options for your next hideaway, from luxury B&Bs, boutique hotels, contemporary cottages, or camping and glamping; this stunning rural location will be a home from home.

Bridlington and East Yorkshire


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