Set in acres of beautiful countryside, Grade 1 listed Sewerby Hall an impressive property of the Georgian period. Visitors can enjoy access to the hall, with its restored interior from Easter to September. It houses a collection of memorabilia once owned by famous local aviator, Amy Johnson and frequently changing exhibitions. The 50-acre grounds with spectacular views over Bridlington Bay include award-winning landscaped gardens and numerous woodland walks. Introduce your children to a whole variety of domestic and wild animals from various countries at the zoo which features a walk through aviary and a colony of Humboldt penguins.
The Spa Theatre has been beautifully restored and modernised over recent years and is now the entertainment jewel of the East Coast. From hosting national pool tournaments, weekly roller disco and arts festivals to comedy acts such as Jimmy Carr, Sarah Millican and James Manford with music as diverse as Royal Blood to Brian Ferry. Click here for the 2015 events programme.
Don't be fooled by thinking that Bridlington is all donkey rides, fish and chips and ice cream. Explore a little deeper and you'll discover the delight that is the Old Town. Tucked away near the Priory and the Bayle Museum this Georgian gem is a real treat. Unfortunately it won't be our best kept secret for much longer as a new Dad's Army film has just finished being shot in and around the towns, villages, coastlinea and countryside of the East Coast. Starring Old Town Bridlington as Walmington-on-Sea (and also Michael Gambon, Bill Nighy, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Annette Crosbie, Sarah Lancashire and Alison Steadman among a long list of renowned others) it is set to hit the big screen in February 2016 so get down there before the rush!
A place of worship since around 1113AD this beautiful church is situated near the old town. A place of worship and a community hub for over 900 years, it is still a vibrant meeting place and for fans of John 'Mouseman' Thompson there are eighteen to find throughout this beautiful church. Check out opening times before you go.
Home to over 250,000 breeding birds, this stretch of chalk cliffs reaches from Flamborough Head to Bempton and is managed in parts by the RSPB and the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust. Puffins, guillimots, razorbills, gannets, kittiwakes, fulmars, shags and herring gulls are some of the birds making up the largest seabird colony in England. This spectacular natural wonder really does warrant a visit.