Bridlington is a great seaside resort, but was once a fishing port and still lands over 300 tonnes of crustaceans each year. With a large seaside front overlooking a large bay, You will find something for everyone from shopping, amusements, cafes and great restaurants.
Bondville Model Village - with over 200 buildings and even a ruined abbey and castle, taking 2 years to build. the village is not modelled on any particular location but everybody seems to recognise somewhere even if not quite sure where.
Bridlington Animal Park - this park is small but packed full of animals and makes a great day out for all the family, with zebras, camels, lemurs, meerkats and much more. A gift shop and cafe are on site too.
Bridlington Harbour - is home to the fishing fleet as well as home to the boats that offer sea trips and private fishing trips. The famous Yorkshire Belle is to be found here which offers a range of sea trips.
Bridlington South Beach - is a large and wide expanse of sandy beach The Princess Mary Promenade runs behind the beach which is accessed via a slipway. Several car parks can be found close to the beach so it should not be necessary to hunt around for a parking space. Public toilets are located close to the beach.
Bridlington Town - the town at Bridlington has a host of small shops located just of the promenade all within easy walking distance.
East Riding Leisure Bridlington - featuring a 25 metre swimming pool, a learner pool with movable floor, 6 court sports hall, squash courts, Tone Zone and Spin Studio which both have views over the North Beach and a health suite with steam room, sauna and jacuzzi.
Dad's Army - some of the scenes in Dad’s Army were filed in Bridlington; Principal photography took place at North Landing, Flamborough Head. However the marching scene was filmed on the streets of Bridlington.
Bayle Museum Bridlington - this museum is all about the history of Bridlington and used to be the gatehouse to a wooden palisade castle built by William Le Gros in 1143. Since the dissolution of the monasteries by Henry VIII the Bayle Gate has been used for a number of purposes, sometimes simultaneously. Include a Prison, a Court of the town, a Schoolroom for merchant’s apprentices, a Garrison for Napoleonic soldiers on route to Scarborough Castle, a Town Hall and a meeting room for the Lords Feoffees.