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3 BEARS LODGE- Peaceful & Secluded, Relax, ExploreCompleted late 2020 a Contemporary Lodge with a warm homely feel & open views from a comfy leather sofa & electric flame fire. An attached modern shower room - kitchenette + large summerhouse with balcony offering exclusive 180 degree country views. This quiet village setting is just a short drive to golden beaches & other attractions. A perfect base to relax & explore East Yorkshire. Check-in 2pm & Check-out 11am. Early luggage drop off requests welcome. See ''The space'' for details.
One bedroomed cottage with private gardenComfortable 1 bedroomed cottage in the lovely rural scenic village of Sewerby. Just three miles from Bridlington on the East Yorkshire Coast, Cherry Tree Cottage is around a 15 minutes walkaway from the historic Sewerby Hall and gardens, Cliff top walks and stunning sea views. There is also a Pub just a stone throw away. If you are a keen Bird watcher then Bempton Cliffs reserve is just 2 miles away. Cherry Tree Cottage is within a 10 minutes drive from the town centre and towns Spa Theatre.
Flamborough Rock Cottage, village centre, sleeps 4Relax and unwind in this traditional yet modern 2 bedroom cottage situated in the exclusive and blissfully peaceful village of Flamborough. Comfortable and beautifully designed, furnished to an exceptionally high standard with contemporary furnishings, central heating and all the home comforts you could wish for. Centrally located in the heart of the village only 1 minutes stroll to local shops, pubs and supermarket. A 5 minute drive or 20 walk to the several beaches.
Nicknamed the “lobster capital of Europe,” this friendly Yorkshire town is an old-fashioned, Northeast-style seaside resort. What Bridlington lacks in azure tranquillity, it makes up for with nostalgic fun and down-to-earth charm. The peachy sands of Bridlington’s two beaches are a magnet for ice-cream lickers, as they were a century and a half ago, when the first holidaymakers poured in to paddle in the North Sea in their knickerbockers. The promenade is crammed with kids’ rides and amusements, and fish and chips are wolfed gleefully in the bustling harbour — alas, most of the lobster hauled in here is currently exported to Europe, but there are plans to build up the local foodie scene.
A string of sandy beaches runs south along the East Riding coast, while to the north lie the monumental white-chalk cliffs of the Flamborough Headland Heritage Coast. Bempton Cliffs are like Ibiza for breeding seabirds in summer, when half a million gannets, puffins, guillemots, razorbills, kittiwakes, and other breeds flock here to get it on.
Major A-roads lead to Bridlington from the direction of York or Hull, and while a car is useful for touring, those wanting to ditch their vehicle can use a park-and-ride service from South Cliff car park, a mile out of town, that drops you into the centre. Bridlington has its own railway station connecting to the national network; with some changes, you can access the area’s nearest international airports, Leeds Bradford (LBA) and Teesside International Airport (MME), each three to four hours by rail or a two-hour drive (the airports have car hire). At Bridlington’s harbour, novelty land trains offer short sightseeing journeys. Adapted disability bikes can be hired for free at the promenade, but for regular cycle hire you’ll have to try nearby Scarborough or Filey.
To make the most of the beaches and coastal walks, come between late spring and early autumn, when the weather will usually be kinder. Like any seaside community, school holiday weeks and hot weekends find the area bristling with visitors. Those who can dance the jitterbug or have a penchant for twinsets with pearls and World War II Army uniforms should come in June, when the Old Town hosts its annual 1940s festival. Expect live swing bands and gallons of tea. April to October is prime time to see the huge populations of seabirds on nearby Bempton Cliffs. Gannets hang around into October, while short-eared owls arrive for the winter with other migrant species.
Set back from the harbour, the Old Town was once a separate city, and makes for some very pleasant exploring. Interesting buildings include an inn dating to the 15th century;, a 900-year-old priory, once the largest in Yorkshire; and little independent shops, galleries, and pubs.
The epic, 120-metre-high Bempton Cliffs tower above a crashing inferno of waves, sea caves, and bird shrieks. The migratory seabirds gathering on a 5-kilometre stretch protected by the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds create one of Britain’s greatest natural spectacles, and other interesting species such as skylarks can be spotted among grasslands above the cliffs. Hikers can follow the coastal path a few miles from Bridlington, looking out for Bronze Age earthwork, Danes Dyke, and the Flamborough Head Lighthouse.
If the joy of being in a vast natural environment that makes you feel small and insignificant isn’t your vibe, try Bondville Model Village and feel like a giant. After completing a quiz as you explore the miniature hamlet, head to the cafe for delicious, and thankfully life-size, scones and afternoon tea.