Bridlington is located in East Riding of Yorkshire. There are two parts to the town, the Old Town and Bridlington Quay. The Old Town is the section where the ancient market town was once located. Bridlington quay includes the harbour and tourist area. Sea bathing is a popular activity in this section of the town. The dramatic views that surround the local area are one of the many reasons that draw visitors to Bridlington each year. If you are planning a visit during the summer, make sure you plan your trip in advance as the local population swells during this time.
Bridlington is a popular seaside resort in the East Riding of Yorkshire, close to Flamborough Head, an 8 mile chalk headland that faces into the North Sea. The headland has a number of well marked trails for walkers and cyclists to follow and witness the spectacular views out across the ocean.
Bridlington is split into two main parts: the Old Town, which is about a mile inland and is home to the town's historic market and Bridlington Quay, which is next to the harbour and is the main destination for tourists who visit the town. The harbour is bordered by two stone piers.
Close to the town is the Bempton Cliffs nature reserve, which is a regular breeding ground for Atlantic Puffins, who can be seen in their thousands at certain times of the year. Consequently the area is very popular with bird watchers.
In Old Town, you can see Bridlington Priory Church, which is on a site that has had religious meaning since the early 1100's. The church underwent extensive renovation in the late 1800's to bring it back to its former glory.
When you visit Bridlington, you can enjoy a round of golf on one of the two local courses. That said, younger members of your party may be more attracted by the funfairs and other traditional seaside facilities that can be found closer to the sandy beach or, if the weather is kind, even a swim in the sea. There is also plenty of entertainment to be found at Bridlington Spa with its theatre and concert hall, which can hold up to 1,000 people.