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Bridlington is situated in East Riding, Yorkshire and overlooks the North Sea. It began as a fishing port before becoming a popular seaside resort during the 19th century, thanks to the development of its quay. The town lies to the south of Scarborough and Whitby and boasts two award-winning beaches as well as a picturesque promenade.

Visitor Attractions - Beside the Seaside celebrates the town's history as a popular resort with Punch and Judy shows, reconstructions and models of famous entertainers who performed in Bridlington as well as a switchback railway. For a taste of life before the advent of tourism, try the Bridlington Heritage Museum. It features a life-size exhibit of a sailing Coble, an art gallery and video presentations.

Old Penny Memories is also worth visiting and exhibits the largest collection of antique slot machines in England. Many remain operational and can be played by visitors. Bridlington Leisure World offers a more active day out and features three swimming pools, a variety of slides and a bowling alley. There's also a selection of health suites and gym.

Bridlington's South Beach, a Blue Flag Award winner, features traditional seaside activities and a selection of restaurants. To the North, lies the picturesque Flamborough Headland, while further South, the golden beach stretches to the Spurn Point which lies at the mouth of the River Humber.

Food and drink - The Naked Fish Restaurant, situated on Bridge Street, has attracted rave reviews for its outstanding seafood. It uses only locally caught fish, for its vibrant, seasonal menu. The service is also friendly and the staff welcoming. For a taste of the Oriental, try Supattra Restaurant, which specialises in authentic Thai cuisine and has an extensive wine list.

Bridlington has a number of good pubs. The Black Lion on the High Street, dates back to the 1700s and features a spacious outside area and restaurant. For a range of cask beers, visit The Marine Bar on North Parade. It has a large, open-plan bar and is renowned for its Haddock and Chips. The Old Ship is also noteworthy and serves ales such as Bass Red Triangle and Old Speckled Hen.
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Bridlington North Beach: Sandy
South Beach: Sand/pebbles, Lifeguarded: Yes (Both)
Water grade: MCS Recommended, Basic Pass

Bridlington cottages and self catering properties

Cottages 4 YouCottages 4 You - Around 40 Bridlington cottages and a variety of other self catering properties such as barn conversions, 19th century holiday homes and stone-built fisherman cottages. Discounts are offered for a good number with most holiday properties attaining 3 stars or higher for quality. Booking rates for low season breaks start at about £300.

HoseasonsHoseasons - 10 Bridlington cottages with a wider selection within a 10 mile radius of the town. Their holiday properties are located both on the seafront and in the surrounding region in places like Sewerby, Flamborough, Marton and Bempton. Bookings for seven day breaks start at around £260 during low season.

Holiday RentalsHoliday Rentals - Another 10 Bridlington cottages and self catering holiday properties to rent in the North Yorkshire region. Their collection is varied and includes both traditional properties. Some are available for around £180 per week and user reviews are available in some cases. Visit the site for information about the latest deals and discounts.

Independent CottagesIndependent Cottages - 5 Bridlington holiday cottages and self catering accommodation from £280 per week during off-peak times. Their collection features barn conversions and a fisherman's cottage some of which have attained five stars for standards and quality. Parties of up to 10 are accommodated in certain cases.

Holiday lettingsHoliday Lettings - More Bridlington cottage properties in local locations such as Burton Agnes and Bempton. Their collection includes bungalows, renovated barns and traditional cottage properties. All are located within 2kms of the beach with prices ranging from £200 to £1300 for seven nights. Some are able to accommodate up to 14 people.
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Bridlington Visitor Attractions - Top 5

Bridlington Heritage Harbour Museum
Harbour Road, Bridlington, YO15 2NR
Tel: 01262 609 598
Email: s.lowe66@yahoo.co.uk
Website: http://www.bscps.com

Beside the Seaside
34-35 Queen St, Bridlington, North Humberside YO15 2SP
Tel: 01262 674 308
Email: charity@themail.co.uk
Website: http://www.realyorkshire.co.uk

Bridlington Leisureworld
Leisure World, The Promenade, Bridlington, YO15 2QQ
Tel: 01262 606 715
Email: adam.mainprize@eastriding.gov.uk
Website: http://www.bridlingtonleisureworld.co.uk

Old Penny Memories
2 Marlborough Terrace, Bridlington, YO15 2PA
Tel: 01262 608 400
Email: chrisroadhog@yahoo.co.uk
Website: http://www.oldpennymemories.co.uk

Bridlington Spa
South Marine Drive, Bridlington, YO15 3JH
Tel: 01262 678258
Email: spasales@eastriding.gov.uk
Website: http://www.eastriding.gov.uk
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