Want to try something differentBridlington beach area while on vacation or on retreat? Bridlington offers a peaceful and quiet environment to stay in, enjoy the outdoors and shop at the same time.

Here are 5 reasons Bridlington is just the place to hang out, as compiled by Bridlington Holiday Cottages.


A beach bum would surely love the many beaches within a short drive from your holiday cottage. The Wilsthorpe beach with its rolling sand dunes is just a mile away. A little further is Skipsea with a few shops and cafes. To the north of Bridlington is the magnificent Flamborough Head that offers breathtaking stretches of sand and white pebbles; cliffs, sea caves, coves and stacks.

Animals and Wildlife

Between April and September, over 20,000 nesting seabirds including puffins migrate in Bridlington. Just next door is the Park Rose Birds of Prey and Wildlife Park where children can pet birds, visit Meerkat Mountain and Wallaby Woods, and feed goats and chickens.


Trace Bridlington’s history by visiting stately homes and historic houses such as the Burton Agnes, an Elizabethan manor house still lived in by descendants of the original owner. You can also discover the many beautiful examples of stained glass in churches across the county, while one of England’s most beautiful towns, Beverley, is just twenty miles away. Here you can find the thirteenth century minster, medieval and Georgian architecture and unique shops.

Sports Activities

How about some exercise? Cyclists can explore quiet country lanes; there are challenging and more gentle routes of the Wolds for mountain bikers, and nearby stables offer guided treks for both novice and experienced horse riders. In the meantime if you like playing golf, why not join any of Bridlington’s three local clubs that accommodates all visitors?


About an hour’s drive away, Hull is a cosmopolitan city where you can spend a day discovering the 6,300 different fishes at the deep housed in spectacular aquariums. There are also free museums you can visit including the Spurn Lightship.

Bridlington is a place of interest, and for explorers who want to explore every nook and cranny if this place, there is nary a time that they would feel jaded. Of course, after each day of going about, why not retire to the best accommodations Bridlington has to offer?

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