Ideas for family days out on the Yorkshire Coast
Bridlington, North Yorkshire
If your looking for fun seaside activities for the kids then look no further than a day out to Bridlington. The beachside promenade is packed with kids rides and amusements or you can show off you sand castle making skills on either of Bridlington’s two award winning beaches. The harbour town bustles in the summer months and for a unique way to explore the town why not hop on one of the famous ‘Tuk-Tuk’ rides!
Filey, North Yorkshire
Just a short distance from Scarborough is the traditional English seaside resort of Filey. A holiday hotspot since the Victorian era, Filey offers golden sands and a fishing harbour village with quaint shops and cafes. Take in the beautiful views of Filey Bay or enjoy a coastal walk along the cliff top to Bempton Cliffs or Flamborough Head.
Bempton Cliffs, North Yorkshire
Home to over 200,000 sea birds the RSPB reserve at Bempton Cliffs offers spectacular coastal views and is perfect for those with keen eye for bird watching. The reserve has some great events and activities for children to get involved in and look out for the Backpack days which are popular with visitors.
Castle Howard House and Estate, North Yorkshire
The magnificent Castle Howard labelled as one the ‘Top 10 Greatest Mansions in the World’ offers a spectacular step back in time. The splendid house and estate offers something for the whole family. Browse the 18th Century stately home, explore the extensive gardens or visit the museums and temporary exhibitions. During the summer months look out for special open air events and music concerts featuring many famous acts.
Flamborough Head Lighthouse
Take a trip around the iconic Flamborough Head Lighthouse, which gives our holiday park its name. Built in 1806, the current lighthouse acts as a waypoint for deep sea vessels and coastal traffic and marks out the Flamborough Headland for vessels heading into Scarborough and Bridlington. Tours of the lighthouse are organised by the local council
Thornwick Bay, Flamborough
Take the short trip to Thornwick Bay, a beautiful location on the north coast of Flamborough Head. This rocky bay is a popular spot with walkers and beachcombers and boasts an impressive sea arch in the cliffs.
East Riding Leisure Bridlington
Want to keep fit while you’re on holiday or want to take the kids to a place where they can have a splashing time in the water? Head over to East Riding Leisure Bridlington, a new £25 million state of the art seafront leisure complex, where there’s something for all the family – from gym suites to a swimming pool and splash zone!
Take a visit to Bridlington and visit the impressive church of the priory. Dedicated to St Mary, it escaped the destruction that followed the dissolution of the monasteries. Bridlington Priory represents an important part of the town’s past and visitors can wander around this striking building, inside and out, on most days.