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County - East Yorkshire | Map
Tel code: 01262 | code search
Postcode: YO15 | code search
Population: 33800
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Birthplace of:
William Kent
Alfred Matthews

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Folk Customs:
Kiplingcotes Derby

Bridlington Events

May
Bridlington Midnight Walk 21 May 2011

July
Bridlington Model Boat Society Open Day - Model Boat Show
Cactus Show - BCSS 32nd Annual Show
Viva Cabaret - Summer Show

August
Viva Cabaret - Summer Show

September
Cactus Show - BCSS 32nd Annual Show
Viva Cabaret - Summer Show
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The pretty seaside resort of Bridlington in East Yorkshire may have declined as a destination for hordes of West Yorkshire factory workers, but for those who enjoy an old fashioned seaside holiday, albeit with some modern touches, it takes some beating. This is a place with a great deal of history behind it: archaeologists have found evidence of Stone Age man making axes here; the Bronze Age Daneís Dyke, an earthwork fortification, can be found in Flamborough to the north; and the Romans were here too, seen in the Roman coastal road in the area. The Saxons developed the settlement, but when William the Conqueror grabbed the country in 1066 it became a royal possession. King John in 1200 granted a market and annual fair, and Henry VI allowed the town two more fairs, making the place a significant trading point in the region. There are in fact two Bridlingtons, albeit merging in modern times, with the original settlement about the ancient Priory, a short way inland, and Bridlington Quay, where the fishing port and harbour grew up. To add to the confusion, until the 19th century the place was more often than not referred to as Burlington, and some locals still insist on this name. With the fashion for sea-bathing, and the lure of the fresh air to be found at the coast, in the late 18th century Bridlington began to be a leisure resort, gaining its first hotel in 1805. This trade was of huge value to the town in late Victorian times, and on through the 20th century, until cheap package holidays to guaranteed sunshine displaced the British seaside holiday as the annual destination for millions. These days more people are likely to come for short breaks, with a wide variety of attractions to amuse them: the London Eye-style wheel; the lovely beaches; old fashioned cafes and rock shops, and the beauty of nearby Flamborough Head, and of the RSPB nature reserve at Bempton Cliffs; or the simple pleasure of a stroll along the elegant prom-prom-prom.

Accountant

Crumpton & Co Chartered Accountant
J R Zealand & Co
Unified Independent Financial Planning

Attraction

Bayle Museum
Beside the Seaside
Bondville Miniature Village
Bridlington Harbour Aquarium and History Museum
Bridlington Priory St Marys Parish Church
Kimberley (Boat Trip)
M V Yorkshire Belle
Old Penny Memories
Park Rose Owl Sanctuary
RSPB Bempton Cliffs Nature Reserve
Sewerby Hall & Gardens

Camping

Fir Tree Caravan Park
Mere Farm Camp Site
Poplars Touring Park
Woldgate Trekking and Livery Centre

Caravan Park

Fir Tree Caravan Park
Hawthornes Caravan Park

Old Mill Caravan Park
Poplars Touring Park
South Cliff Caravan Park

Care Home

Mallard Court

Classes

Dance - Lavender Lodge Studio Dance & Fitness
Yoga - JS Goacher

Cottage

Harbourside at The Quayside
Marton Manor Cottages
North Kingsfield Holiday Cottages
Sandside at The Quayside
The Tall House

Dentist

Dental Surgery
Dental Surgery

Estate Agent

Belt Nicholas (Estate Agency) Ltd
Lamberts Estate Agents
Nicholsons Yorkshire Coast Estate Agents
Promark Ltd
Reeds Rains Estate Agents
Spencers
Ullyott & Butler

Golf Club

Bridlington Golf Club
Bridlington Links

Holiday Park

Carnaby Heritage Park
Little Eden Country Lodges

Market

Danes Wood Farm Car Boot
King Street Market
Reighton Car Boot
Strawberry Fields Car Boot

Pub and Bar

Bull & Sun
Coachman
George
Hook & Parrot
Mermaid
Nags Head
Old Ship Inn
White Horse Inn

Restaurant

Annabel's
Baynham's
Bonifacio's
Bridlington Tandoori Restaurant

Burlingtons
China City
Ellie Mae's
Honeycombe Restaurant
Hook & Parrot
Sandown Restaurant
White Horse Inn

Self-Catering

Beaconsfield House
Boynton Hall
Bradville House
Carnaby Heritage Park
Farina Holiday Apartments
Harbourside at The Quayside
Little Eden Country Lodges
Marton Manor Cottages
North Kingsfield Holiday Cottages
Spa Holiday Apartments
The Tall House

Solicitor

Houlton Carr

Taxi

1st Line Taxis

Arrow Cars
Macs Taxis
Prima Travel
Q Cars
Street Cars

Theatre

Spa Royal Hall & Theatre

Vet

Priory Veterinary Group

Sports Clubs

Bridlington CC (Cricket)
Bridlington CC (Cycling)
Bridlington LTC (Tennis)
Bridlington Town (Amateur Football)
Sewerby Cricket Club (Cricket)

Shops

English Country Garden
Boots
Eastfield Garden Centre Ltd
Brentek Computers
Wedding Photography by Cliff & Andrea Norton
Old Town Chemist
Langtons
N & V Clayton

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Neko's
J D Sports
Bridlington Stationers Limited
Alex May Gallery
Thorntons
Gallerino Studio
Crab Pot Model Shop
Sensational SoundZ
H Samuel
Peacocks
B&Q
Flickers
Specsavers
Pets At Home
Chiltern Mills

Activities

Skydive Bridlington(Airsports)
Bridlington Cycling Club(Cycling)
Woldgate Trekking Centre Ltd(Riding)

Places to Stay near Bridlington

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The Brunswick Hotel (0.07 miles)

The Brunswick Hotel
The Brunswick Hotel is situated in the heart of Bridlington, only 50 yards from the harbour. The Brunswick Hotel was established in the 1800s thus making it one of the oldest hotels in the area. The ... More | visit website
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Balmoral House (0.08 miles)

Balmoral House

The new owners, Jim and jane,welcome you to 4 star guest house accommodation. All rooms en-suite,with a choice of four poster, doubles,twin,single and family rooms available. A well stocked bar,residents lounge and outside seating area. ... More | visit website

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Apple Tree Lodge (0.11 miles)

Apple Tree Lodge

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Close to the beach, harbour and town centre, this small and friendly guest house offers a cosy retreat at value-for-money prices. Proprietors Andy and Kaye welcome you to a traditional guest house, ... More

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Mayville Guest house (0.11 miles)

Mayville Guest house
The Gill family would like to welcome you to the Mayville Guest house in Bridlington, a beautiful Victorian property with the traditional look of a seaside guest house. We moved into the property at the ... More | visit website
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Malvern Guesthouse (0.13 miles)

Malvern Guesthouse
The Malvern guest houses is in the Victorian heart of Bridlington and just 5 minutes from the sea front, and town centre also close to the bus and railway stations.

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Brentwood House Hotel (0.15 miles)

Brentwood House Hotel
Peter & Denise have great pleasure in welcoming you to Brentwood House Guest Accommodation here in the very centre of Bridlington.Brentwood House is a friendly family run guest house offering; Bed & breakfast awarded 3 ... More | visit website
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Victoria House (0.22 miles)

The English Tourist council has inspected all 15 bedrooms and we can offer a wide variety of double, twin, single and family rooms. They are all equipped with a bath or ... More | visit website

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Rags Restaurant with Rooms (0.23 miles)

Rags Restaurant with Rooms

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Stylish Ensuite bedrooms some with sea views, corner baths & power showers falt screen Tvs with free view and DVD players.Ground Floor room with jacuzzi bath & walk in Massage ... More

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Gascoigne House (0.26 miles)

Gascoigne House

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Gascoigne House is a family run bed and breakfast that takes pride on making your stay with us warm, relaxing and friendly from the moment you arrive to the moment ... More

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Lincoln House (0.27 miles)

Lincoln House

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Lincoln House was renovated to a very high standard in 2007, and is located just a 10-minute stroll from the town centre, beach, theatre, harbour, bus and rail stations. Built circa 1892, ... More

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