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There is plenty to do in Bridlington even on rainy days and wonderful places to visit, below are a selection of attractions well worth a visit when you come to Bridlington.

1. Bayside Pleasure Park

Bayside Pleasure Park operates a token system. Tokens may be purchased from Bayside token booths.

Bayside Pleasure Park situated on Bridlington Sea Front, a great day our of all of the family, with £2.5 million invested this season on new equipment you can be sure you are riding the latest most exciting attractions on the coast.

Bayside Pleasure Park attractions:

  • Mad Mouse
  • Super Bungie
  • Bad Boys 11
  • Twister Disco
  • Dodgems
  • Galleon ship
  • Mini Wheel
  • Carousel
  • Formula 3000
  • Motor Boats
  • Wild Bills
  • Aqua Blaster
  • Whirling Waltzer
  • Fun & Games Shack
  • New attraction Just arrived Sky Flyer

2. Bayle Museum Bridlington

The Bayle is a 12th century stone two storey gatehouse, of the Augustinian priory. In 1143, during the Anarchy in the reign of King Stephen, the priory and The Bayle, were fortified by William le Gros, with the priory being granted licence to crenellate in 1388, by King Richard II. The large vehicular archway of The Bayle, was the priory’s main entrance and the interior passage gives access to small chambers, both with a garerobe, one being the porter’s lodge and the other a prison. Accessed by spiral stairs, is a large first floor chamber, used as the Court of the Priors and although altered and repaired in brick during the 17th century, the gate, still retains its original form and arrangement. 4 miles north-east is Flamborough Castle and 6 miles south-west is Burton Agnes Manor House.

Collections description

The museum has varied collections including: local social history, Green Howards Military History, agricultural objects, photographs, Medieval manuscripts and much more. The Museum was updated in 2001 and now incorporates, interactive games, life-size models, CD-ROMs and audio panels to tell the history of Bridlington.

Schools Education

Primary school education service available
Printed/audio-visual information available for schools
Secondary school education service available

Facilities

  • Picnic area
  • Shop

3. Bridlington Animal Park

We are a family run award winning business located near Bridlington, East Yorkshire. At the park we offer a fun filled day out you will always remember. In our wonderful woodland setting we offer the chance for adults and children of all ages, to experience being close to nature and have lots of fun with our wonderful birds of prey and all our furry friends.

There are lots to see and do at Bridlington Animal Park, You can meet the animals, Feed the animals, Be a Keeper, or even be a falconer. And the added attraction are the Meerkats who are being kindly sponsored by Murray Hill Solicitors their sponsorship is helping these endangered animals enjoy their life and the expert care of the staff at the Animal park, the Park also hosts Birthday parties and weddings, and they love School visits.

4. Bridlington Harbour Heritage Museum

Located on Bridlington’s historic harbour side of the Harbour Heritage Museum and is operated by the Bridlington Sailing Coble Preservation Society (BSCPS). Registered charity no 1095946.
The main exhibit is the sailing coble ‘Three Brothers’ built in 1912 which is moored in the harbour. The museum includes photographs, harbour history models, diorama of fishing techniques, video presentation and art gallery where paintings by local artists can be purchased.

  • Monday: 10am-4pm
  • Tuesday: 10am-4pm 
  • Wednesday: 10am-4pm 
  • Thursday: 10am-4pm 
  • Friday: 10am-4pm 
  • Saturday: 10am-4pm 
  • Sunday: 10am-4pm

5. Land Train

Bridlington Land Train Be transported up and down the North and South Promenade and along the top to Sewerby, The Train runs approximately every 30 minutes Picks up North side-Sewerby Lime Kiln Lane & Leisure World

6. Woldgate Trekking Centre

Situated on the old Roman Road, 1 mile west of Bridlington on the East Yorkshire Coast, we have built up a team of safe and friendly horses and ponies suitable for both novice and the more experienced riders of all ages.

A series of superb treks through woodland and over dales has been planned to accommodate both beginners and advanced riders. All treks are escorted by experienced riders, and nervous beginners may be lead if desired.

Safety hats are provided for everyone and we are licensed by the local council and approved by the Association of British Riding Schools.

Large groups and families may be eligible for discount.

The Centre

We offer 1 & 2 hour treks, Riding lessons and young riders club. We are open 7 days a week all year round and have a snack kiosk on site as well as a Camping & Caravan site.

Children’s Specials • Fun Days • Young Riders Club • Pony Club

7. The Yorkshire Belle

Built 1947 by Cook Walton & Gemmel, Beverley, a passenger vessel which ran pleasure trips based at Bridlington.
She has a rivetted and welded steel hull and two Gardner diesel engines 8L3 models built in 1951.

She is the last remaining Bridlington pleasure boat of the 6 that operated during the 1920s to 1950s.

Details

Name: Yorkshire Belle
Certificate number: 440
Status: Registered
Function: Passenger Vessel
Location: Bridlington, East Riding of Yorkshire, England
Length Overall: 24.38 metres (79.93 feet)
Gross Tonnage: 69.94
Draught: 1.52 metres (4.98 feet)
Maximum Breadth: 5.79 metres (18.98 feet)