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Places of Interest in the Bridlington area

While there is no disputing that Bridlington itself offers plenty to do for all the family such as Bridlington Old Town, Bridlington Harbour, Bempton Bird Sanctuary to name but a few. It would nonetheless be a shame to visit the area and not  consider what the outlying area has to offer. The area of  East Yorkshire and nearby North Yorkshire have a wealth of interesting locations to enjoy. The history and majesty of York, The excitement of The Deep in nearby Hull or a nostalgic visit to Goathland where the immensly popular Heartbeat was filmed. For the nature lovers among you there is the ever popular Spurn Point plus much much more. So why not take a look through our directory of local places of interest and expand your Bridlington holiday experience.

  • Driffield - Capital of the Wolds

    Driffield - Capital of the Wolds

    Driffield - Capital of the Wolds

    Known as the Capital of the Wolds, Driffield is a thriving market town and annually holds the largest Agricultural show in Britain. The 500 year old tower of All Saint's Church can be seen from miles around, like a beacon guiding visitors into the town, but it was the opening...



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  • Barmston

    Barmston

    Barmston

    Barmston beach is a wonderful stretch of beach which people walk to get away from the hustle and bustle of modern day life.The flat beach is ideal for watching seabirds on the wing and during the summer the low clay cliffs are home to sand martins which can be seen flying in and out of...



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  • Wharram Percy Medieval Village

    Wharram Percy Medieval Village

    Wharram Percy Medieval Village

    Wharram Percy 25 Miles from Bridlington

    Wharram Percy is a deserted medieval village (DMV) site on the western edge of the chalk Wolds in North Yorkshire, England.

    The site is about one mile south of Wharram-le-Street and is clearly signposted from the B1248 Beverley to Malton road. grid reference SE858646.

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  • York

    York

    York

    York 40 Miles from Bridlington.

    The North's spiritual capital for 2000 years, York is central to Britain's colourful history. Visit the stunning York Minster, enjoy Stonegate and Shambles shopping and live the history at the JORVIK Viking Centre, National Railway Museum and York Castle Museum. There is so much to do...



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  • Spurn Point

    Spurn Point

    Spurn Point

    45 Miles from Bridlington

    Spurn Point or Spurn Head is a very unique place in the British Islands.

    Three and a half miles long and only fifty metres wide in places. Extending out in to the Humber Estuary from the Yorkshire coast it has always had a big effect to...



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  • Hull

    Hull

    Hull

    Hull 27 Miles from Bridlington

    Hull is a vibrant city with lots to do; it is a natural focus for retail shoppers but also has a tradition of arts and culture with a large theatre, the New Theatre opened in 1939 as a successor to the Hull Repertory Theatre Company. The...



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  • Goathland

    Goathland

    Goathland

    Goathland 39 Miles from Bridlington

    Goathland is a lovely place to go and take a walk with a picnic, it is now famous as the setting of the fictional village of Aidensfield in the Heartbeat television series set in the 1960s. Fans of Heartbeat will not be disappointed by a visit...



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  • Flamborough

    Flamborough

    Flamborough

    Flamborough  5 Miles from Bridlington

    The massive peninsula of Flamborough is situated on the East coast of Yorkshire, England, and is approximately 5 miles from Bridlington. The peninsula forms one of the most impressive landscapes of this stretch of coastline. The headland extends into the wild North Sea by approximately...



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  • Scarborough

    Scarborough

    Scarborough

    Scarborough 18 Miles from Bridlington

    Scarborough harbour has undergone major regeneration including the new Albert Strange Pontoons, a more pedestrian-friendly promenade, street lighting and seating.The North Bay has traditionally been the more peaceful end of the resort and is home to Peasholm Park whose attractions include an artificial boating lake, a...



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  • RSPB Bempton Cliffs Nature Reserve

    RSPB Bempton Cliffs Nature Reserve
    01262 422202

    RSPB Bempton Cliffs Nature Reserve

    Welcome to Bridlington.net's information on RSPB Bempton Cliffs Nature Reserve. Bempton RSPB

    The chalk cliffs at Bempton form part of England's largest seabird colony between Flamborough Head and Bempton. Over 250,000 seabirds breed on the reserve alone. As well as managing reserves such as this the RSPB also works for...


    01262 422202
    bempton.cliffs@rspb.org.uk

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  • Malton

    Malton

    Malton

    Malton is a small market town in North Yorkshire, the market takes place every Saturday.It is between York, Pickering, Scarborough and Whitby and forms the boundry between East Yorkhire and North Yorkshire. In the town centre there are small traditional independent shops and high street names. The market place has...



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  • Hornsea

    Hornsea

    Hornsea

    Hornsea 13 Miles from Bridlington

    The seaside town of Hornsea is perfect for a family day out, with a lovely sandy beach, a busy promenade to stroll along, amusements and plenty of attractions for all the family. The town has retained a pleasant village atmosphere and people come from miles around...



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  • Flamborough Lighthouse

    Flamborough Lighthouse
    Sewerby Hall on (01262) 673769

    Flamborough Lighthouse

    Flamborough Head Lighthouse is located approximately one mile away from the village of Flamborough. At the lighthouse, guided tours are available providing useful and interesting information on how the lighthouse operates.Climb the 119 steps to the top of the Lighthouse to see the wonderful views over Bridlington Bay and the Heritage Coast.istory

    A lighthouse...


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  • Driffield - Capital of the Wolds

    Driffield - Capital of the Wolds

    Driffield - Capital of the Wolds

    Known as the Capital of the Wolds, Driffield is a thriving market town and annually holds the largest Agricultural show in Britain. The 500 year old tower of All Saint's Church can be seen from miles around, like a beacon guiding visitors into the town, but it was the opening...



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  • Bridlington Harbour

    Bridlington Harbour
    01482 391634

    Bridlington Harbour

    The area in which the Harbour is located is called Bridlington Quay, the Harbour was established where a small stream known as the Gypsey Race runs into the sea. Bridlington Harbour is a great attraction for all ages, trawlers bring their catch of fish to Bridlington where it is loaded...


    01482 391634
    bridlington.tic@eastriding.gov.uk

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  • Withernsea

    Withernsea

    Withernsea

    Withernsea 30 Miles from Bridlington

    With miles of sandy beaches and plenty of family entertainment, Withernsea is perfect for a relaxing day at the seaside, and enjoys the atmosphere of a smaller, more traditional resort. Withernsea provides plenty of entertainment for everyone on and off the beach, including a market area...



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  • The Heritage Coast

    The Heritage Coast

    The Heritage Coast

    Lots to visit on the Heritage Coast

    One thing for sure, East Yorkshire's coastline deserves more than a flying visit. There are so many things to see and places to go that perhaps you need a flight plan!

    The sharp scent of salt in the air coupled with the excitement...



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  • Fort Paull Museum

    Fort Paull Museum

    Fort Paull Museum

    Fort Paull Museum

    30 Miles from Bridlington

    Fort Paull Museum - Yorkshire's only remaining Napoleonic Fortress.

    Fort Paull is a gun battery situated on the north bank of the Humber, near the village of Paull. Fort Paull has been utilised in various roles since the first Fort was built on...



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  • The Wolds Way

    The Wolds Way

    The Wolds Way

    The Wolds Way

    A curving route around and across the Yorkshire Wolds via Market Weighton, linking the North Sea at Filey to the Humber Bridge in Hessle. The path follows the crest of the chalk escarpment overlooking the Vales of York and Pickering. The landscape is dominated by farming and...



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  • Whitby

    Whitby

    Whitby

    Whitby 38 Miles from Bridlington

    Whitby, currently a fishing port and popular tourist destination, is dominated by the ruins of St. Hilda's Abbey – Whitby Abbey, high on Whitby's East Cliff, made famous by Bram Stoker's novel Dracula. Below the abbey a maze of narrow streets run down to the busy...



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  • Pickering

    Pickering

    Pickering

    Pickering 36 Miles from Bridlington

    Pickering is a thriving, historic market town on the edge of the North York Moors National Park and the Vale of Pickering. It is an ideal centre for exploring the locality.You can take a relaxing ride through the lovely countryside on England's longest steam railway (The...



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  • Barmston Beach

    Barmston Beach

    Barmston Beach

    Barmston beach is a wonderful stretch of beach which people walk to get away from the hustle and bustle of modern day life.The flat beach is ideal for watching seabirds on the wing and during the summer the low clay cliffs are home to sand martins which can be seen flying in and out of...



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  • Dalby Forest

    Dalby Forest
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    Dalby Forest

    Dalby Forest  32 miles from Bridlington

    For a fun day out why not take a trip to Dalby Forest, you could take a picnic or use one of the supplied BBQ areas.

    A toll is charged to enter the forest by car, although parking is free. The main visitor centre...


    01751 472771
    yorkshirefd@forestry.gsi.gov.uk

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  • YWT Living Seas Centre

    YWT Living Seas Centre
    01262 422103

    YWT Living Seas Centre

    Start your exploration of Yorkshire's Living Seas with us! Nestling just five minutes stroll from the beach at South Landing, Flamborough, the Living Seas Centre is a great all-weather location to kick-off your family's wild day out at the seaside.

    Pop in for art and craft activities, rockpooling tips, tide...


    01262 422103
    livingseas@ywt.org.uk

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  • Beverley

    Beverley

    Beverley

    22 Miles from Bridlington

    By far one of the most popular towns in this part of Yorkshire is Beverley, a medieval town which is surrounded on three sides by ancient common lands, known as Beverley Pastures. The town is only six miles from Hull.

    The main landmark of the town...



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  • The North Yorkshire Moors

    The North Yorkshire Moors

    The North Yorkshire Moors

    The North York Moors 32 miles from Bridlington to Pickering.

    The North Yorkshire Moors is a national park in North Yorkshire, England.

    The moors are one of the largest expanses of heather moorland in the United Kingdom. It covers an area of 1,436 km2 (554 sq miles), and it has a...



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  • Bridlington Old Town

    Bridlington Old Town

    Bridlington Old Town

    Great food, shopping and a historic experience.

    Without doubt many thousands of visitors to Bridlington fail to enjoy the full experience that Bridlington has to offer due to their not being aware of Bridlingtons Old Town.

    Tucked away close to the historic Priory and Bayle museum Bridlington Old Town which...



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  •  Mappleton

    Mappleton

    Mappleton

    Mappleton is a village and civil parish in the East Riding of Yorkshire. It is situated on the North Sea coastline in an area known as Holderness and lies approximately three miles (4.8 km) south of the seaside resort of Hornsea.

    The civil parish is formed by the village of Mappleton and the...



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  • Wilsthorpe

    Wilsthorpe

    Wilsthorpe

    Anti-tank blocks can be found on the beach near the medieval village of Wilsthorpe. There is very little cliff here and much of the farmland is only a couple of metres above sea level. The area is now constantly threatened by the North Sea and was thought extremely vulnerable to enemy attack during World War II...



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  • Sewerby Hall & Gardens

    Sewerby Hall & Gardens
    01262 673769

    Sewerby Hall & Gardens

    Sewerby Hall is a grade one listed building constructed throughout 1714 to 1720 by the Greame family. Between 1808 and 1856 numerous additions were made to the hall including the portico, stable block, gatehouse, balustrade and conservatory (now the Orangery). It is a very fine example of an early Georgian...


    01262 673769
    sewerby.hall@eastriding.gov.uk

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  • Bempton Village

    Bempton Village

    Bempton Village

    Bempton village and RSPB Nature Reserve 5 miles from Bridlington

    Bempton village is well known for its cliffs. Bempton Cliffs is a RSPB nature reserve, best known for its breeding seabirds, including Northern Gannet, Atlantic Puffin, Razorbill, Common Guillemot, Black-legged Kittiwake and Fulmar. It is one of the best places...



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  • Fraisthorpe

    Fraisthorpe

    Fraisthorpe

    This long sandy beach is ideal for wind and kite surfers because the water is shallow a long way out. Also, this location receives more wind than many other sites along the same stretch of coast becausethe sand dunes are lower so they cast less of a wind shadow.

    It is situated approximately 4...



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