The county of East Yorkshire has so much to offer that you could stay for a month and still do something different everyday. We are close by the beautiful Yorkshire Wolds, the historic town of Beverley and the famous city of York, whether you want peace and tranquility, culture and history or a family break we can offer you all of these.
Here are a few places we think you would enjoy visiting! Click on the links for more information.
Bridlington – 6 miles
When you want a real Yorkshire seaside holiday, it’s got to be Bridlington.
Buckets and spades, fish and chips, funfairs and arcades, gorgeous sandy beaches. For those less than perfect sunny days there is a leisure centre with swimming pool and slides, a cinema and our newly refurbished ‘Spa’ Theatre featuring many top acts.
As well as plenty of other attractions in the town there are many more great things to do nearby in the smaller seaside resort of Filey and a bit further down the road the bright lights of Scarborough
Beverley – 17 miles
The historic market town of Beverley is a thirty minute drive away, it features the famous Minster, the free pastures of the ‘Westwood’ and of course the Beverley Racecourse.
Hull – 22 miles
Hull has a host of activities for all tastes, whether it is culture, art, theatre, cinema or shopping. It has been the base for several notable poets, including former University of Hull Librarian Philip Larkin, many of whose poems were set in the city. The Museum Quarter of the Old Town has a number of free museums, including one dedicated to the famous William Wilberforce who was instrumental in the abolition of slavery.
Other attractions include the newly built ‘Deep’ which is one of the most spectacular aquariums in the world, the choice of three vibrant city centre theatres, an ice arena, cinemas, shopping centres and a fantastic marina.
Hull is also the City Of Culture for 2017. Every week there are some fantasic events, whether you are interested in theatre, music, dance, history, art or film there is something for everyone.
York – 37 miles
The historic walled city of York is approximately a sixty minute drive away. There is plenty to do here for all the family including go-karting, ghost walks, the dungeons, the York maze, and many museums including the national railway museum and the famous Yorvik centre which be warned recreates the sights and smells! of ancient York.
For those with amore cultural visit in mind York’s cobbled streets hide a number of treasures including the Georgian ‘Fairfax’ house, the Merchant Adventurers Hall, The Treasurers House and of course no visit is complete without seeing the spectacular York Minster.
We have listed below some activities which we think you may like:
Stately Homes and Churches
Sewerby Hall is on the north side of Bridlington and features a museum, beautiful large gardens, a 10 hole golf course, tea rooms and a small children’s zoo.
Burton Agnes Hall is a magnificent Elizabethan stately home described by Simon Jenkins, author of England's Thousand Best Houses as one of the ’20 best English houses’. There are woodland walks, art collections, and occasional festivals and exhibitions.
Castle Howard as well as been one of Yorkshires finest historic houses is also a thriving rural estate. Many of you will recognise it as the location from ‘Brideshead revisited’ whilst some of the younger family members may be more familiar with it as the setting for ‘Garfield 2’. As well as the House itself there are the extensive grounds, an adventure playground, cafes, a boating lake and an extensive list of annual events including the famous ‘Last Night of the Proms’
Burton Constable Hall is a country house museum and has been the family home of the Constable family for seven hundred years
Beverley Minster dates from 1220 on the site of a monastery founded by John, Bishop of York. His tomb was buried in the Saxon church and it became a place of miracles and pilgrimage.
York Minster Is the largest gothic cathedral in Northern Europe
Bridlington Priory Church was founded in 1113 AD and was one of the largest Augustinian houses in the country
Bempton chalk cliffs are home to 200,000 seabirds
The Wolds Way Lavender farm and visitor centre is near Malton in North Yorkshire
Dalby Forest is close to Thorton-Le Dale in North Yorkshire and features walking, cycling, horse riding and a visitors centre
Flamborough Head and Lighthouse – visit this heritage coastal feature.
Go Ape in Dalby Forest is a tree top adventure– not for the faint hearted!
The York Dungeons an entertaining way of discovering the gruesome history of York
Candy Kingdom in Bridlington is a soft play area for 0-12 year olds
Bondville Model Village in Bridlington
Honeysuckle farm gives children a chance to see and feed the animals on a real farm.
The John Bull Rock Factory in Bridlington offers tours to see how rock and lollipops are made
The Sea life Centre in Scarborough
The Deep aquarium in Hull – the worlds only Submarium
Brimham Rocks An amazing collection of weird and wonderful rock formations which makes a great day out for families, climbers and those wanting to enjoy the view of Nidderdale in North Yorkshire
Flamingo land Theme Park and zoo near Malton
Peasholme Park situated on the north bay of Scarborough has a host of and activities and events
York Maze is a rural attraction for all ages
Bridlington Leisure World has three indoor swimming pools including one with waves and slides.
Bayside Fun Park in Bridlington - It’s the fun of the fair ground right on the sea front
Bridlington Foreshores offer beach chalet and deck chair hire, a land train and kiddies corner.
The Yorvik Viking Centre recreates the sights and smells of ancient York
The National Railway Museum in York is free to visit and has something for young and old alike
York Museums include the Yorkshire Museum nominated for the 2011 Art Fund Prize for Museums and Galleries and the Castle Museum which recreates Victorian life and features the recently opened castle prison.
Eden Camp in North Yorkshire is a modern history museum covering British military and social history from 1914 onwards
The Captain Cook memorial museum in Whitby
The Yorkshire Air Museum In Elvington near York is the home of the Allied Air Forces Memorial in the UK
Hull museums, include the Maritime, Wilberforce House, the History Centre and the Hull and East Riding museum
The Bayle museum in Bridlington is next to the Priory Church
York Boat Rides along the River Ouse provide the perfect city cruise
The North Yorkshire Moor Railway is a steam enthusiast’s perfect day out
The Yorkshire Belle is Bridlington’s famous pleasure boat offering cruises around the coast.
The Bridlington links Golf Club includes a driving range that is open for all to use.
FI Premier Go Kart Racing near York can cater for all the family
Sea Fishing in Bridlington – charter boats
Fly Fishing near Driffield
Rowing Boats on Hornsea Mere
Billabong Water Sports near Bridlington for tuition or private water vehicle options, whether you choose to Wakeboard, Water-ski, and Kneel board or just tow inflatables. Scarborough surf school for paddleboarding or surf lessons Hull indoor rock climbing centre