Bridlington is now a great seaside resort, but was once a fishing port and still lands over 300 tonnes of the crustaceans each year. With a large seaside front overlooking a large bay Bridlington makes a great seaside day out for all the family.
Bridlington Harbour is home to the fishing fleet as well as home to the boats that offer sea tips and private fishing trips. The famous Yorkshire Belle is to be found here which offers arrange of sea trips.
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 filed on the streets of Bridlington.
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.
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.
The town at Bridlington has a host of small shops located just of the promenade all within easy walking distance
Bridlington Animal Park
This small but packed full of animals makes a great day out for all the family. WithZebras, Camels,Lemurs, Meerkats and much more. A gift shops and Cafe are on site too.
Bridlington South Beach
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 is normal to hunt around for a place. Public toilets are located close to the beach
East Riding Leisure Bridlington
Opened in 2016 at a cost of £25 million, and 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 the steam room, sauna, and Jacuzzi.
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