0.2 Miles (0.3 KM)
From £POA Per Week
1.1 Miles (1.8 KM)
From £POA Per Week
1.3 Miles (2.1 KM)
From £POA Per Week
1.4 Miles (2.2 KM)
From £POA Per Week
1.4 Miles (2.2 KM)
From £317 Per Week
1.4 Miles (2.2 KM)
From £POA Per Week
2.5 Miles (4 KM)
From £POA Per Week
2.5 Miles (4 KM)
From £POA Per Week
2.6 Miles (4.2 KM)
From £POA Per Week
2.7 Miles (4.3 KM)
From £POA Per Week
Property AvailabilityCheck Availability
Courtyard Cottage is a 4 bedroom self catering holiday accommodation that sleeps 6 and is located in Scarborough, Northern England. This property is pet friendly allowing for 1 pet. . Local to Burniston, Cloughton, Gristhorpe, Muston
This well-appointed and well-equipped comfortable, modern house is located in the village of lrton, 4 miles from the popular coastal resort of Scarborough with its sandy beaches, harbour and shops. Set within a courtyard, it provides an ideal base for a self catering family holiday, with a large enclosed paved area to the rear. There are some lovely walks in the immediate area or you can walk through the beautiful North Yorkshire Moors National Park and the many other resorts along the east coast. Shops and pubs 1/2 mile.
Ground floor: Living room. Dining room. Kitchen. Separate toilet. First floor: 4 bedrooms: 1 double, 1 twin, 2 single. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet.
Oil CH, Electricity and bed linen included. Travel Cot. Freeview TV. DVD. Stereo/CD. Electric Cooker. Microwave. Washing Machine. Dishwasher. Large enclosed patio area and furniture. BBQ. Garage (1 car). Parking (1 car). No smoking.
Venture from the North York Moors and into the historic seaside town of Scarborough and you will find Marmalade's Restaurant at the Beiderbecke's Hotel. Chic, sophisticated and highly recommended.
Enjoy stunning sea views while you have lunch or dinner at this restaurant on the beach front. Good selection on the menu and all dishes are cooked to order. They source their food locally, and prepare traditional Yorkshire dishes. Fully air conditioned.
A traditional English pub serving up home cooked favourites and a variety of Yorkshire ales. The pub is set in fantastic grounds overlooking Kirkham Abbey and the River Derwent.
The White Horse Inn dates back prior to 1666, when it was originally a coaching inn, and is unique in that it still has the majority of its original features, including gas lights and chandeliers, small individual rooms, antique furniture, rickety stone and wooden floors and open fires. This charming and authentic pub is located in the the town of Beverley continues to be a popular spot with both locals and visitors but is better known as Nelly's. You are assured a warm and friendly welcome and the staff are very friendly. They serve a nice selection of hot and cold meals that are very tasty, service is prompt and excellent value for money. Drinks are well priced and not as expensive as other local pubs. There is no music but it still has a nice lively vibe and will soon be joined in convesation by the locals. The White Horse is a delightful unique and quintessentially English pub, takes you back in time and allows you to relax and enjoy the cosy surroundings. There is lots of history located around the pub about its origins and the characters who have ran it. If in Beverley or nearby don't miss the opportunity to visit this delightful pub you will not be disappointed.
Chequers Micropub has opened its doors to those that want a no frills true pub experience, it is the first Micropub in Yorkshire. It is an intimate establishment with a warm and inviting establishment with a jovial atmosphere. You will find on offer a selection of five real ales, seven real ciders and real perry and six quality wines and genuine conversation, what you won't find here are kegs, alcopops, lagers, music, games machines or a TV. What you get is a genuine pub experience, good conversation and great ales, that continually change and tradtional pork pies. The staff are friendly and knowledgeable about the ales and ciders on offer and can make suggestions. Chequers Micropub is open Tuesday through to Sunday and midday to about 10.00pm. If you want great company, good beer and a welcoming atmosphere then look no further than Chequers Micropub, unmissable.
Pay a visit to this charming three-hundred year old pub. Offering tasty local ingredients and a warm welcome, the Durham Ox is well worth a visit for a drink or some traditional pub grub. With numerous awards to its name, including ?Yorkshire Pub of the Year 2009?, as judged by The Good Pub Guide, it is popular with locals and tourists alike. (A La Carte menu not available for Sunday lunch)
Peasholm is a beautiful park with a tranquil lake on which people can hire boats of all sorts to enjoy messing about on the water. Check out the Peasholm Park naval battle as well.
Sea Life's magnificent ocean tank has been spectacularly transformed with its own colourful Caribbean-style coral reef and hundreds of dazzling reef fish sharing quarters with turtles and tropical sharks.
Situated in acres of award-winning gardens, Sledmere House is one of Yorkshire's most beautiful houses. Exquisitely decorated, it houses antiques, fine pottery and many works of art. A picnic in the grounds or a woodland walk are perfect ways to enjoy the peace and quiet of the surroundings here. A newly developed play area, terrace café and Military museum make this an ideal destination for all the family.
The UK's only theme park, zoo and holiday village set in 375 acres of North Yorkshire parkland with lots to see and do. Masses of rides, from big rollercoasters to smaller rides, and a wide range of animal species to look at and even adopt.
A popular holiday resort, attracting visitors from all corners of the world with its magnificent harbour and marina area. You can also enjoy 'catch of the day' from award winning restaurants.
46-acre Honeysuckle Farm has been welcoming visitors since 1992. Milking demonstrations and cart rides are among the attractions on offer here. Home to lambs, calves, heavy horses, pigs and donkeys, Honeysuckle Farm offers a fun-filled day out for all the family.
With its superb combination of great value shopping and leisure activities, Freeport Hornsea offers a great day out for all the family - and up to 60% off high street prices! Add free parking, play areas for children and plentiful eating places, and you have the perfect recipe for a memorable holiday experience, whatever the time of the year.
Beverley racecourse enjoys a picturesque setting surrounded by rolling hills. Themed days, evening events and attractions, added to the exhilaration and excitement of the racing itself, make Beverley Races a great day out for everyone.
A delightful sandy beach, sheltered by imposing cliffs. A little tricky to find parking, but well worth a look if you can. It doesn't get too busy and is a perfect place for surfers.
A famous sandy beach with a lovely historic promenade. Charming beach chalets and a Sculpture Trail give the area a unique feel. Explore the local rock pools and stroll along this lovely beach.
The award winning Blue Flag sand and shingle beach of Bridlington North is the ideal place to relax and unwind. Sit and watch the hustle and bustle of the busy harbour or stroll along the promenade, backed by the magnificent Flamborough cliffs.
Fraisthorpe beach is set in the middle of Bridlington Bay, and is a safe and popular haven for families and watersports enthusiasts alike.
Fraisthorpe Beach is an award winning sandy beach that is safe for bathing and ideal for walks and other beach activities. It is located just south of Bridlington in Yorkshire, and is lovely and clean. It is a large flat beach and the sand goes for miles in both directions, and is popular for all sorts of activities from horse riding to kite surfing. There are cliffs that provide shelter from the winds and also affords privacy. At low tides there are lots of rock pools for children to explore. A major positive of this beach is that it does not get too busy even during the busy summer months. Fraisthorpe Beach is a lovely sandy relaxed beach that offers a great day out for everyone.
Hornsea beach, situated at one end of the Trans-Pennine Trail, is made up of golden sand and shingle and well deserves its Blue Flag status. Once a Victorian Spa resort, Hornsea has a newly developed promenade which contrasts with the its historic houses and parish church, dating back to the 12th century.
Starting in the village of Levisham, the route continues along the valley to Levisham Beck. You will discover the Hole of Horcum gorge and Fylingdales radar station. These particularly wild moors are a sight to behold and are a highlight of the 6.5 mile walk.
A hard walking route that starts at Robin Hood's Bay and follows routes east to west over northern England, including the three national parks, before ending in the lovely Lake District for a well earned rest.
The Cleveland Way covers 109 miles of fantastic landscapes and scenery. Opened in 1969, it was the second national trail in England and Wales.
A picturesque circular countryside walk, passing Helmsley Castle and then heading towards Blackdale Howl wood before making its way up to Rievaulx bridge and Abbey and then back into Helmsley. The route is a little over 6 miles on easy terrain.
Enjoy a lovely walk across the North York Moors. Leave Staithes and walk along the coastline, breifly, before heading into Roxby Woods. Visit Roxby Church, Oakrigg Wood and Borrowby Dale.
Situated just off the promenade in Bridlington, Leisure World offers a variety of activities for all the family. Pools, tropical rainstorms and waterslides entertain the children, whilst the Caribbean Club sauna and steam room with relaxation area give the adults an opportunity to unwind.
The perfect day out — take the controls of a plane and learn to fly! Based at an old RAF base with fully qualified instructors who are on hand to make your day.
Sandburn Hall is a popular and locally-acclaimed 18 hole course. Set in the spectacular Vale of York, this course with its lakes, streams and woodlands is suitable for all ages and abilities. A truly beautiful setting for a relaxing round of golf.
Hornsea Golf Club is thought by many to be one of the best golf courses in Yorkshire with 18 holes to suit golfers of all levels and abilities. Afterwards, relax in the Clubhouse and enjoy a warm welcome in either of the bars or restaurant.
Recognised RYA training centre offering sailing, kayaking, windsurfing and canoeing. Hire equipment at the centre or launch your own craft. The centre also has 3 acres of dedicated fishing lakes.
Set in beautiful countryside on the outskirts of York, the course and club provide outstanding facilities. A 9 hole academy course and golf tuition are available.
Beverley Leisure Complex offers a 25metre pool with a spectator gallery, health and fitness facilities and lots of outside amenities for children including a skate park. Café-Vibe is on hand for refreshments after activities and a creche facility is available most mornings for parents who need to relax and unwind.
Covering 6 acres of old gravel pit, this is a great place to fish. Set in a lovely, peaceful environment take advantage of the area and do a spot of fishing.
This course is only a short drive from the centre of Beverley and is alleged to be the oldest golf course in Yorkshire. Dating from 1889, its combination of parkland, heathland and links make it a fabulous course suitable for golfers of all ages and ability.
Risby Park makes a perfect day out for anglers, cyclists and walkers alike. The four well stocked ponds, set in peaceful surroundings, make for a great day's fishing. Visitors can also enjoy food and drink at The Folly Lake Café whilst admiring the undulating beauty of the surrounding scenery.
A wonderful 29 hole golf course set at the stunning Hunley Hall, near the lovely fishing resort of Whitby. Why not play a round on this championship length course on the beautiful North Yorkshire coast.
This park attracts visitors from all over Scarborough for its charming splendour and beautiful coastal scenery. There is also a children's play area in the lower grounds.
Dalby Forest is is located in a prime position on the southern banks of the North York Moors National Park. It is a picturesque area that allows you to enjoy the best of the great outdoors, plenty of fresh clean air and an abundance of peace and tranquility. The southern region of the forest is broken up by a number of valleys that have made a "Rigg and Dale" landscape while the north section is found on an elevated position. There are a total of eleven walking trails around the forest that cater to all abilities, they are not difficult walks ranging from easy to moderate, the quieter walks are heading toward Crosscliff and Bickley Gate. In addition there are a choice of bike trails for those who prefer to take their wheels, or you can hire bikes here. You get fantastic views, get to see the local wildlife and the stunning natural sandstone sculptures of the Bridestones. For younger visitors to the forest there are two thrilling adventure play areas, located at Grandfather Oak and the Curious Forest and at Adderstone Field, in addition to loads of open spaces to run around in and places to explore as well as streams to paddle in. Dalby Forest hosts a range of fun and exciting events and activities throughout the year including, craft activities, duck races, concerts and festivals so it is worth checking to see what is on. All information pertaining to the forest can be obtained from the Visitor Centre. The Dalby Activity Centre offers a choice of beverages and light refreshments, it is open during the school holidays and weekends from Easter to October. Dalby Forest is the perfect day out for everyone lots to keep everyone entertained, pack a picnic or take a BBQ and make the most of your time here.
Encompassing 5 acres, this charming walled garden is located at the heart of North Yorkshire. Originating in 1758 near the magnificent Helmsley Castle, the garden is undergoing a massive restoration project. Spend the day at this beautiful place and marvel at the work put in to make it a fully working kitchen garden once again.
Just a stone's throw from the North Yorkshire Moors, Duncombe Park is possibly the most amazing of historic houses and estates. Something for everyone to enjoy, including the marvellous landscaped gardens.
These enchanting gardens provide a little oasis away from the busy market town of Pocklington. Admire the beautiful collection of Hardy Water Lilies which to this day are the largest collection to be found in a natural setting throughout Europe. These lakes, a wonder in themselves are situated amongst eight acres of expansive garden. View the lovely rock gardens, the natural shrubbery, the stunning formal beds and discover the Secret Garden.
These lovely gardens were awarded the Silver Gilt award during 2008's Yorkshire in Bloom festivities. With many other awards under their belt, you can see why this beautiful setting has proved so popular in the past. See rows upon rows of herbaceous borders featuring stunning roses. There are also a great many rare plants, many pretty woodland walks to explore and a Georgian Icehouse.
This railway is a unique attraction, carrying over 200,000 passengers per year and providing fun for all the family. Recreating the main line in miniature, with tunnel, bridges, signal box, turntable and station.
Gillies Jones Glass is located in a picturesque building in the centre of the beautiful North York Moors National Park. The artists Stephen Gillies and Kate Jones use time honoured techniques in making their stunning contemporary blown glass pieces that are then show cased in this lovely gallery, you can see them hard at work when you visit the gallery, there is an open viewing area that looks onto their workshop. The artists are very talented and draw inspiration from their stunning surroundings and this is reflected in the vibrant colours and designs they use in their glass work. The works of these respected artists are highly regarded both in the UK and worldwide and their work is highly revered and collectable. There is a stunning collection of permanent glass ware on show, the colours are glorious and resplendent, these stunning pieces are available to buy and they will commission pieces as well. The bowls are very reasonably priced considering the thought, work and experience that goes into each piece, you are sure to find a special item to take home. If you are touring this area of Yorkshire do take the time to visit you will not be disappointed.
The Joseph Rowntree is a volunteer run theatre near the centre of York and provides a venue for amateur and professional theatre, dance, music and other stage based events.
Richard Burton Art Centre is located in Bempton along the lovely East Yorkshire coast. Richard Burton the artist is an award winning professional landscape artist who uses all mediums of paints in his works but particularly favours watercolour and oils. His works represent the colourful and stunning local scenery and wildlife of this East Yorkshire Coast. Many of his paintings have been made into prints and greeting cards. In addition to his own works the gallery also has a large collection of black and white photos depicting life around the Bridlington, Flamborough and surrounding areas since the early 1900's they are intriguing and give a real glimpse into what life was like in this area. The centre is also home to Tea Rooms that serves a nice selection of home made delicious beverages and light refreshments, served in a welcoming and cosy environment, they are open from 10.30am to 4.30am, Friday to Monday. If you are in the area you should call into the Richard Burton Art Centre, his paintings are excellent and perfectly capture the beautiful local countryside.
Britain's most popular heritage railway carries over 300,000 passengers per year on scenic journeys through 18 miles of beautiful North Yorkshire Moors National Park.
Pickering Antique Centre is located in Pickering and is home to a vast collection of antiques and collectibles that are displayed in this large shop. All items are clearly displayed so you can look and touch at ease. Some of the more valuable and delicate items are located in display cases. You are assured high quality goods and the staff are friendly, experienced and knowledgeable and will be more than happy to assist you with any queries you might have. The centre is open daily from 10.00am to 17.00pm except Sunday when the hours are shorter. The items are well priced and there will be something to appeal to all tastes and budgets. Pickering Antique Centre is like an Aladdins cave and could easily spend several years here just browsing amongst all the items on show.
75,000 square foot shopping centre providing a quality covered environment in the heart of Bridlington.
The Spa Bridlington is an easily recognisable building in the town of Bridlington and conveniently located close to town centre. It is a highly regarded building and has served as a popular entertainment and cultural centre to the local community, it also has lovely views out to the sea. It is extremely popular owing to the diverse programme of events they host including, public performances, concerts, theatre, opera, public dances and much more, with many top artists appearing here. Today it is a state of the art facility having undergone extensive renovation making it suitable for todays demanding market, it boasts all modern facilities, including air conditioning and is comfortable with a welcoming atmosphere. Wherever you sit you are afforded a great view of the stage. It is also home to a contemporary gallery space that runs regular exhibitions showcasing the work of various artists, the exhibits change frequently so there is always something new to see here. The Spa Cafe bar opens throughout the week as well as during events, they serve a good selection of hot and cold meals, snacks and delicious cakes, the food is fresh, tasty and well priced, the piano playing in the background is a nice touch. Staff throughout are really friendly and helpful, you receive excellent customer service here. The Spa Bridlington is a great venue from the impressive range of shows, great ticket prices, lovely cafe and great staff, it makes for an enjoyable and entertaining night out.
Land Trains are novelty trains that run along the promenades in Bridlington and offer the ideal way to observe the stunning views of the bay and harbours as you pass along. There are two trains that operate on the North Promenade from Leisure World to Sewerby Hall and Gardens. The South Promenade has one train that runs from Bridlington town centre to the park and ride and South Cliff Caravan park. They operate from Easter to the end of September and from 10.30am to 4.00pm and 5.00pm in the summer holidays. Trains are prompt and operate every half an hour. The prices vary and there are special offers and discounts available but offer good value for money. Land Trains provide a nice relaxed train ride along the seafront and children will love riding on them, and are excellent value for money.
Bridlington Pirate Ship is a popular boat ride attraction located in this stunning area of East Yorkshire coastline. There are a choice of boat rides available ranging from the standard ten minute ride to scenic tours, or you can hire the boat for private functions. It was built as fishing boat but now revels in its role as a pirate ship providing great value tours of the Bridlington Bay. Children will love the experience of sailing on board a pirate ship in the clam waters of the bay where you get unparalleled views of the town and coastline. The boat is well maintained and spotlessly clean and the crew are friendly, knowledgeable and there is lots of banter throughout. Prices are extremely reasonable and brilliant value for money. Bridlington Pirate Ship offers organised, professional and enjoyable tours, so step aboard and enjoy the adventure, what could be better on a nice warm summers day, highly recommended.
Cropton Brewery is located on the edge of the stunning North Yorkshire Moors National Park and has been manufacturing award-winning ales since 1984. You can take a tour of this brewery at the New Inn and see first hand how these fabulous ales are made as well as getting the opportunity to sample them. Tours operate every day except Wednesday and Sunday and they run at 11.00am and 2.00pm, you have to be over twelve to enter the brewery and the cost of the tour is £6 per person. You will find the guides to be friendly and animated and they are so knowledgeable about the entire process, making the tour interesting and engaging for all. Afterwards you can dine in the Inn they do a lovely selection of meals that are fresh, home cooked and delicious and excellently priced too. Each year they hold a beer fest that runs over a weekend in November, a fun and great way to sample the ales, beers and lagers they produce. Cropton Brewery is a fantastic micro brewery that produces great ales and beers, whether you are a fan of ales or not you will still enjoy the tour, definitely worth a visit if you are in this area of North Yorkshire.
Beverley Boat Hire allows you to rent self drive motor and rowing boats on the River Hull. They are located at Ticton, Beverley and offer a choice of rental options from an hour to a full day. Renting a boat will give you the opportunity to immerse yourself in the delights of the river, as you enjoy the East Yorkshire countryside and its myriad of local wildlife, fishing, stunning views all amongst the peace and tranquillity of the waters. Beverley Boat Hire is open throughout the year and their rental rates are very reasonable and offer great value. The staff are friendly and helpful and go through everything with you before you set off, they provide all equipment as well, all you need to take along is a picnic, camera and some binoculars to enjoy the wildlife. It is the perfect escape for a couple of hours thoroughly relaxing and enjoyable can't recommend enough.
East Riding Treasure House is a multi-disciplinary centre for heritage and information services all located in the one spot. You will find here archives, local studies, a library, a museum and art gallery. In addition there is a coffee lounge and gift shop. The tower can also be accessed where you will get fantastic panoramic views of Beverley, it gives a completely different outlook of the town. The centre is located in the town and easily accessible, it opens Monday through to Saturday, it opens late on a Thursday and closes an hour earlier on Saturday. There is no charge for entry to the Treasure House but, they do run events and activities throughout the year so there may be charges for these. There are two art galleries, one houses a permanent collection of paintings including, The Panic, the world's biggest cattle painting, the second galley houses temporary exhibits, these change frequently and include collections from local artists, touring national exhibitions or by amateur art groups. The museum has on display a collection of East Riding treasures, which include items on geology, natural history, landscape, social and cultural heritage, of particular prominence is the South Cave Weapons Cache, a very important display of Iron Age Swords, all items are well displayed. The staff are very friendly and helpful, in advising where to go and assisting with the equipment. The coffee lounge is a lovely relaxing and cosy spot perfect for enjoying a coffee and snack in the comfortable surroundings, reasonably priced too. East Riding Treasure House is an excellent facility that brings people together and promotes the community in a positive way.
A unique haunted house thrill. Ride the lift simulator and tour the old film sets from famous chiller movies including Dracula's Castle, Aliens and Jurassic Dinosaurs plus many more. There are real actors among the models, see if you can tell the difference! (Not suitable for under 5s)
Beck Isle Museum is located in the centre of Pickering, in a beautiful historic building that was England's first agricultural college. The museum offers visitors an opportunity to step back in time and experience another era, you will find more than 25 themed rooms here to explore each giving a glimpse into the history of Pickering over the past 200 years, looking at how people lived and worked, it is a hands on museum and there are lots of activities available for the children, as well as activity trails and quizzes. There is so much to see here from the authentic and traditional Victorian Pub, Cobblers Shop, Chemist Shop, Costume Shop, Rosedale Railway and Mines, the Print Room that still gives demonstrations using the old printing methods, the large collection of tools and machinery that are restored by volunteers and used on the farm. The volunteers that run the museum are very friendly, helpful and obliging in answering any questions you might have. There are also lots of information boards and pictures to learn more about the history of life here in Pickering. The museum is open from February through to the end of November from 10.00am to 5.00pm and there is a small charge for entry as well as family and season tickets available. Throughout the year they run a number of different events so it is worth keeping an eye out for these. There are plenty of picnic areas where you can enjoy the lovely grounds. Beck Isle Museum is a brilliant museum, it is very interesting and allows you to relive history as you wander around, all ages will enjoy this fantastic museum, worth taking the time to come and see you will not be disappointed.
St Peter and St Paul Church is located on the outskirts of the North York Moors National Park, and forms part of the religious culture here in the region. It is a beautiful early Norman church and its spire is a familiar and notable part of the towns landscape, a church has stood here for hundreds of years although not much is known about the earlier buildings, all that remains from the earlier structures is a carved cross shaft and the bowl of the stone font. Over the years additions have been made to the church although the jewel of the church is the mediaeval wall paintings these are thought to have been commissioned in 1450, but painted in the next decade as indicated by the costumes and armour of the figures therein, there are only five sets of these complete paintings still in existence in the country. Other interesting features of the Church include, the freezes, frescoes and ornate nave. There is a guide book detailing all about theses paintings explaining each scene as well as the history of the church, it is available in the Church bookstall for a cost of £2. There is a warm welcome to all who come to visit this magnificent Church and the volunteers are very friendly and forthcoming in answering questions and advising on local history and places of interest. St Peter and St Paul forms an integral part of the religious worship here in the town and is open daily to allow its worshippers to pray in the this tranquil and reflective atmosphere, you are more than welcome to join them or just visit this lovely church. St Peter and St Paul Church is a glorious place of worship and history, definitely worth a visit if you are in the area.
Bayle Museum is found in a Grade I listed scheduled monument and is a very distinctive building in the town. The museum is located in the Old Town of Bridlington across from Priory Church and is committed to the history of the town of Bridlington, looking at its farming history, involvement in the Napoleonic wars and you also find out about some of the towns colourful characters. It might look small from the outside but inside is a different story, it is a vast space that houses a great collection interesting exhibits and displays, as well as items of historical significance. Exhibits include a Military Room, Bayle Room, the Kidcote, Victorian Kitchen, Agriculture Room and Collections Room. There are also life size figures as well as interactive games and fun for all the family. Being laid out over four floors there are stairs to access the museum, so it might not be suited to everyone. It is open From Easter through to the end of September, Monday to Friday from 10.00am to 4.00pm. There is a nominal charge for entry for adults, children are free. The staff are friendly and very knowledgeable and will happily answer questions. Bayle Museum is a real gem of a museum it is crammed with so much to see and do, there is something for all ages here and gives a fascinating insight into the history of Bridlington.
Burton Agnes Hall is among the finest of English houses. This stately home is bursting with artefacts, treasures and works of art collected by the family over five centuries. Beautiful grounds, woodland walks and a walled garden containing a maze, giant games and a jungle garden make a day out here perfect for all the family. (No second floor access for wheelchairs)
Bridlington Priory Church is located in the historic Old Town of Bridlington and was the former base of St John Bridlington, the patron saint of fishermen. This historic church dates back 900 years and was at one time a key monastery in the north and probably twice as large as it is today. It is a beautiful example of pre-Reformation splendour, that has been beautifully restored and maintained over the years. There are many wonderful features to the church including its 19th century organ, magnificent stained glass window and high vaulted ceilings, and much more. Children will enjoy the game of following the mouse trail. An interesting and fairly new addition to the church are the Priory Tapestries that illustrate important events in the churches history and were made by local ladies of the town, they are now on display. The church adheres to three monastic themes being prayer, study and hospitality and it is an extremely friendly and welcoming congregation and the doors are open to everyone, and there are regular services if you wish to attend one. If you get to hear the organ playing that is even better the acoustics are excellent, a lovely experience. There are volunteers here who have a wealth of knowledge on the church and are willing to impart it, they are also very friendly. In addition there are also lots of information boards around. There is no charge for admission to the church and it is open throughout the year except the month of January when it is only open for services. Bridlington Priory Church is a beautiful historic church that is full of wonderful features and a truly spiritual place, the perfect place to come relax and enjoy the tranquillity it offers.
A visit to this museum (housed in an original 'Prisoner of War' camp) is both entertaining and educational and will appeal to all ages. There is so much to do, it makes a great day out.
A day at Sewerby Hall and Gardens offers something for all the family. Along with award-winning gardens, Amy Johnson room, museum and art gallery, there is a children's zoo, tea rooms and a pitch and putt golf course. Why not end the day with a ride on the landtrain - a cliff top journey from Sewerby to Bridlington taking in stunning views of the Yorkshire coast?
Rising to a height of 400ft, the magnificent chalk cliffs of Flamborough Headland are part of a heritage coast which is home to a wide variety of bird, plant and animal life. The visitor centre here organises regular walks along this stretch of coastline and also holds talks about the cliffs and the surrounding countryside.
Glorious 'Brideshead Revisited' mansion with gardens on a grand scale. The park covers 1000 acres, a fittingly beautiful setting for impressive architecture: The Mausoleum, The Temple of the Four Winds, and the new river bridge.
Earthworks are all that remain of this remarkable Norman motte and bailey castle. Dating back to 1086, the original fortification was destroyed in the 13th century, although some of its original stones can still be seen in the motte.
This award winning museum has featured in many television programmes and shows you the changing patterns of village life throughout history... from as early as the 1700's to post second world war Britian.
Beverley Saturday Market has been in existence for over 800 years. An eclectic variety of stalls (selling everything from speciality breads and olives to jewellery and tools!) can be found underneath its colourful awnings. Views of Beverley Minster and St Mary's church create a stunning backdrop to this bustling, lively market. There is also a smaller Wednesday market.
ST Mary's Church Beverley is a fabulous building that has stood in the town for hundreds of years, it has an interesting history and continues to be a focal landmark here. It took almost 400 yeras continous building to complete, work commencing in 1120 and finishing in 1530. In 1844 and 1876 it underwent a complete restoration, and has a lot of interesting architectural features, these include the pinnacles of the South Porch, the battlements of the Nave, South Transept and Central Tower. The interior has many delights too such as the Lewis Carroll White Rabbit and the ceiling of Kings, beautiful windows, lovely carvings, magnificent organ pipes. The church is very welcoming to visitors and has a lovely peaceful and reflective atmosphere. The church is open most days from 11.00am to 3.00pm if there are volunteers avaialble and for services on a sUnday, if you want to visit outside of these hours they will do their utmost to accomodate your request. THe gravestones have some interesting writing on them who can be explained by the volunteers who, you will find to be really friendly nad helpful. There are also booklets available telling you about the history of the church. If you can go at Christmas time try catch the orchestras they are superb. St Mary's Church Beverley is as impressive as the Minster and and certainly worth a vist, there is no charge to see this wonderful church but, they are trying to raise funds to continue to restore this beautiful building to its former glory.
Beverley Minster is the Parish Church of St. John and St Martin. Lauded as the most impressive place of worship in England without cathedral status, it took 200 years to build. Around 7000 AD St John of Beverley founded a local monastery and his bones are buried beneath the nave.
A stunning Cistercian abbey in an impressive condition, showcasing a whole array of architectural styles. The excellent museum also presents numerous archaeological finds from the site which offer interesting insights into the lives of the 200 monks and lay brothers who once called the abbey home.
An 18th century stately home, built by Philip Harland and the current residence of Sir Reginald and Lady Sheffield. The fascinating history of the Sheffields and their ties to Buckingham Palace have resulted in many impressive pieces which have been collected by the family over many generations. Take some time to admire them at Sutton Park.