Bridlington is a town and civil parish within the unitary authority and ceremonial county boundary of the East Riding of Yorkshire. It is 19 miles (31 km) north north east of the unitary authority headquarters in Beverley and 24 miles (39 km) from the largest city in the county, Kingston upon Hull. The Gypsey Race river runs through the town and emerges into the North Sea in the town harbour.
According to the 2011 UK Census, the population was 35,369. It is a minor sea fishing port on the Holderness Coast of the North Sea with a working harbour and is well known for its shellfish. It has a mix of small businesses across the manufacturing, retail and service sectors with its prime trade being tourism during the summer months.
The origins of the town are uncertain, but archaeological evidence shows habitation in the Bronze Age and in Roman times. The settlement at the Norman Conquest was called Bretlinton, but has also gone by the names of Berlington,Brellington, and Britlington, before settling on its modern name in the 19th century.
The town is twinned with Millau in France and Bad Salzuflen in Germany. One of the UK's coastal weather stations is located at Bridlington. The Priory Church of St Mary and the associated Bayle Gate are Grade I listed buildings. The church stands on the site of the original Augustine Priory.
Local authority: East Riding of Yorkshire Council
OS Grid Reference: TA178672
Tourist Information Centre
25 Prince Street
Phone 01262 673474
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Lincoln House was renovated to a very high standard in 2007, and is located just a 10-minute stroll from the town centre, beach, theatre, harbour, bus and rail stations. Details...
Located in Bridlington, less than 10 minutes’ walk from the railway station and 1 minute from Duke’s Park, Maryland Bed and Breakfast features a shared lounge with TV and free WiFi available throughout. Details...
A 5-minute walk from the centre of Bridlington, including the rail and bus stations, The Hollies offers elegant ground-floor bedrooms, free WiFi and permits for free on-street parking. Details...
In the heart of Bridlington, Etherleigh Guest House is just 5 minutes’ walk from Bridlington Harbour. The charming house offers home-cooked food and cosy rooms with free Wi-Fi. Details...
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Located a short walk from the seafront, The Chimes offers bed and breakfast accommodation in central Bridlington. Free parking is possible on site, and free WiFi be be accessed in public areas. Details...
Harbour View Apartment is a modern high rise apartment with spectacular views in the Yorkshire seaside town of Bridlington just twenty miles south of Scarborough. With two double bedrooms this apartment can sleep up to four people. Details...
Golden Sands Cottage is a spacious maisonette in the heart of Bridlington, set over two floors above a local shop. The property offers a double, king-size double and twin bedroom, along with a bathroom, kitchen with dining area and a sitting room. Details...
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Woodcroft Cottage is a semi detached cottage in a quiet location just set back from the sea front in the Yorkshire resort town of Bridlington. The cottage has one double bedroom, one twin bedroom and a family bathroom, making it suitable for four people. Details...