{"LocationDetails":{"Id":547,"Name":"Bridlington","Description":"\u003ch1\u003eOur guide to Bridlington holiday cottages\u003c/h1\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eDid you know...Bridlington\u0026#39;s home to not just one, but two sandy beaches?\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eBridlington is one of those friendly Yorkshire pockets that have barely been touched by time, and that means it offers its visitors a character that\u0026rsquo;s unlike any other destination. Two sandy beaches, traditional family attractions and striking coastal scenery make this historic town a firm favourite all year round, and it hosts unique annual events that celebrate its charm with all the warmth and enthusiasm we love Yorkshire for. A holiday in Bridlington is perfect for those of you keen to get a taste of a bustling Yorkshire town in all its glory.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n","Alias":"bridlington","MainImageLocation":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_carousel/users/emily.judge/2018/11/Bridlington .jpg/carousel.jpg","PointOfInterests":[{"AdditionalImages":[],"Id":0,"Title":"South Bay Beach","Body":"\u003cp\u003eSouth Bay Beach is the busiest beach in Scarborough, and it\u0026rsquo;s the very stretch of sand that made the town Britain\u0026rsquo;s first seaside resort. With fine sand that makes creating sandcastles particularly easy and mild waters sheltered by the castle headland to the north, this beach has always been a family favourite and it\u0026rsquo;s surrounded by everything you need to enjoy a day by the sea.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eIf you haven\u0026rsquo;t spent a summer\u0026rsquo;s day at South Bay Beach yet the chances are you\u0026rsquo;ll have still seen pictures of its colourful beach huts or the amusements that have entertained kids for decades. The tide doesn\u0026rsquo;t often reach the promenade so there\u0026rsquo;s always plenty of space to pick a spot of sand and set up camp for the day, and since there\u0026rsquo;s a cliff lift nearby you\u0026rsquo;ll be able to reach the town centre within just a few minutes.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eThe water at South Bay is fairly safe for swimming but trained lifeguards man the sands during the summer, and there are toilets and beach shops nearby to keep sunbathers stocked up with buckets, spades and the all-important ice lollies.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n","AtGlance":null,"Categories":[],"Inspirations":[],"HotPick":false,"LocationLatitude":54.2822,"LocationLongitude":-0.395747,"MainImage":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_carousel/users/102/2014/01/Scarborough_24856.jpg/carousel.jpg","LogoImage":null,"Alias":"yorkshire/scarborough/south-bay-beach","MainImageSmall":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_1x1/users/102/2014/01/Scarborough_24856.jpg/carousel.jpg","Locations":[]},{"AdditionalImages":[],"Id":0,"Title":"Filey Bay Beach","Body":"\u003cp\u003ePicture yourself standing on the perfect sandy beach and it won\u0026rsquo;t look much different than Filey Beach. This is the stretch of Yorkshire coastline where you\u0026rsquo;ll find golden sand heading as far as the eye can see and the kind of unspoilt beauty that makes it easy to lie back, close your eyes and just enjoy being on the beach. This long expanse of sand rolls on for five gorgeous miles, and the historic promenade that runs behind it only adds to its charm.\u0026nbsp;\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eThe nice thing about a beach that rolls on for mile after sandy mile (other than being able to shake out your towel without showering the family closest to you) is that it means plenty of room for activities as well as relaxation. Filey Beach comes with all the trimmings of a bustling seaside resort, including deckchairs available for hire, nearby shops and access for the disabled. There\u0026#39;s also a lost child service.\u0026nbsp;\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eA visit to Filey Beach on a warm summer\u0026rsquo;s day will probably mean you\u0026rsquo;ll see sailing classes taking place, and the pony rides available throughout the summer mean children can live the dream and enjoy a trot along the shore during their visit. For rock pooling, wander to nearby Filey Brigg which is also the starting point of the Cleveland Way Walk. For a walk close to Filey Beach, pick up its unique Sculpture Trail.\u0026nbsp;\u003c/p\u003e\r\n","AtGlance":null,"Categories":[],"Inspirations":[],"HotPick":true,"LocationLatitude":54.2078,"LocationLongitude":-0.282563,"MainImage":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_carousel/users/102/2014/01/filey-bay.jpg/carousel.jpg","LogoImage":null,"Alias":"yorkshire/filey/filey-bay-beach","MainImageSmall":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_1x1/users/102/2014/01/filey-bay.jpg/carousel.jpg","Locations":[]},{"AdditionalImages":[],"Id":0,"Title":"Pony Rides on Filey Beach","Body":"\u003cp\u003eStand and look along the 5 sandy miles of Filey Beach and you\u0026rsquo;ll be hard pushed to think of ways it could be any better for families, but visit on a summer\u0026rsquo;s day and you\u0026rsquo;ll be able to offer your little ones pony rides up and down the sand \u0026ndash; now that\u0026rsquo;s one idyllic day on the beach.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003ePony rides along the beach are as much a Filey tradition as hiring deckchairs and tucking into fish and chips, and as long as the sun\u0026rsquo;s shining you\u0026rsquo;ll most likely see them making their way up and down the shoreline with happy little people on board. Thanks to its huge expanse of sand the beach has plenty of space for all kinds of activities so there\u0026rsquo;s always something going on to entertain.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eFiley Beach is one of those that feels just like a day on the beach used to, and with its brightly coloured beach huts and family-friendly amenities it makes a lovely setting for a day beside the sea with the kids. Times and prices can vary but rides are generally available during high season.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n","AtGlance":null,"Categories":[],"Inspirations":[],"HotPick":false,"LocationLatitude":54.1876,"LocationLongitude":-0.277605,"MainImage":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_carousel/users/102/2014/02/pony.jpg/carousel.jpg","LogoImage":null,"Alias":"yorkshire/filey/pony-rides-on-filey-beach","MainImageSmall":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_1x1/users/102/2014/02/pony.jpg/carousel.jpg","Locations":[]},{"AdditionalImages":[],"Id":0,"Title":"The Scarborough Fair Collection","Body":"\u003cp\u003eDescribed by one of many happy reviewers as \u0026ldquo;a magical walk down memory lane\u0026rdquo;, The Scarborough Fair Collection is an indoor attraction dedicated to all the fun of the traditional fair. Every guest receives a free ride token when they enter, and there are dozens of old fashioned fairground rides to choose from all under one roof.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eAdd to that an extensive collection of vintage cars and steam engines and mechanical organs that the volunteers are always happy to play to visitors and you\u0026rsquo;ve found yourself a fantastic place to spend a few hours. The attraction closes during the winter, but there\u0026rsquo;s an annual Christmas event \u0026ndash; The Christmas Carousel - that comes highly recommended and during the season tea dances are held every Wednesday. Show off your footwork to the sounds of the Wurlitzer organ and experience the atmosphere in style.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eThere are rides and toys for small children to enjoy and all the old favourites including bumper cars, gallopers and the speedway, so this attraction tends to get rave reviews from all age groups. You\u0026rsquo;ll find the attraction on the coastal road that links Scarborough and Filey.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n","AtGlance":null,"Categories":[],"Inspirations":[],"HotPick":false,"LocationLatitude":54.2345,"LocationLongitude":-0.337021,"MainImage":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_carousel/users/102/2014/02/carousel.jpg/carousel.jpg","LogoImage":null,"Alias":"yorkshire/scarborough/the-scarborough-fair-collection","MainImageSmall":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_1x1/users/102/2014/02/carousel.jpg/carousel.jpg","Locations":[]},{"AdditionalImages":[],"Id":0,"Title":"Filey Bird Garden","Body":"\u003cp\u003eFiley Bird Garden and Animal Park is a five acre attraction that\u0026rsquo;s suitable for all ages. Visitors can hand feed the friendly animals (always a hit with the kids), follow one of the adventure trails or just sit back and tuck into a picnic in the peaceful gardens. The collection of exotic birds makes this a unique place to spend an hour or two, and the family-run park includes plenty of information about every animal and bird to make it an engaging attraction.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eThe animals include giant rabbits, pigs, miniature ponies and all kinds of colourful birds, and those who feel a little more daring can feel inside the feely boxes and try to guess what\u0026rsquo;s lurking inside. The worm world and mini beast mansion ensure that the creatures that live below the ground aren\u0026rsquo;t forgotten, and there\u0026rsquo;s always plenty to watch going on in the pond thanks to its resident ducks.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eThe wild flower meadow is one of the park\u0026rsquo;s highlights, so Filey Bird Garden is a lovely place for adults to take time out and enjoy being close to nature as well as families. Speaking of families, if your little ones can make it to the top of the fort they\u0026rsquo;ll be able to see for miles!\u003c/p\u003e\r\n","AtGlance":null,"Categories":[],"Inspirations":[],"HotPick":false,"LocationLatitude":54.2167,"LocationLongitude":-0.307063,"MainImage":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_carousel/users/102/2014/02/wild flowers.jpg/carousel.jpg","LogoImage":null,"Alias":"yorkshire/filey/filey-bird-garden","MainImageSmall":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_1x1/users/102/2014/02/wild flowers.jpg/carousel.jpg","Locations":[]},{"AdditionalImages":[],"Id":0,"Title":"Bridlington North Beach","Body":"\u003cp\u003eBridlington North Beach is a Blue Flag-waving, award-winning gem of a beach backed by Flamborough Cliffs. The beach is sand and shingle so you\u0026rsquo;re in luck if you\u0026rsquo;re going to have your very own team of sandcastle builders in tow and there\u0026rsquo;s plenty of space to enjoy the sand with your clan even at the height of summer.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eThanks to the wide promenades that surround it, Bridlington North Beach is a favourite spot with visitors to the area as it\u0026rsquo;s within easy reach of those amenities that can make or break a day on the sand (ice cream shops and the toilets to be precise). Bridlington\u0026rsquo;s always been the kind of Yorkshire seaside resort that has something for everyone and it\u0026rsquo;s one of the most picturesque beaches in the region.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eThere\u0026rsquo;s a seasonal dog ban on the beach (between the north pier and the east of Limekiln Lane), and it\u0026rsquo;s close enough to Bridlington\u0026rsquo;s bustling harbour that you can just take time out on the sand and watch the boats drifting in and out in the distance. On a summer\u0026rsquo;s day the sounds of the fair carry on the breeze and the North Beach welcomes families, walkers and sightseers, but thanks to its wide expanse of sand there\u0026rsquo;s always plenty of space no matter what you like to do.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n","AtGlance":null,"Categories":[],"Inspirations":[],"HotPick":false,"LocationLatitude":54.0593,"LocationLongitude":-0.210485,"MainImage":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_carousel/users/102/2014/06/Bridlington Beach - edited.jpg/carousel.jpg","LogoImage":null,"Alias":"york/bridlington/bridlington-north-beach","MainImageSmall":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_1x1/users/102/2014/06/Bridlington Beach - edited.jpg/carousel.jpg","Locations":[]},{"AdditionalImages":[],"Id":0,"Title":"Bridlington South Beach","Body":"\u003cp\u003eBridlington South Beach is a fantastic vantage point for views across Bridlington Bay, and the best part is it\u0026rsquo;s one of those sandy beaches that just rolls off into the distance for as far as you can see (well, almost). Flamborough Head sits to the north, and South Beach extends all the way to Spurn Point at the mouth of the River Humber so if you fancy a walk along the shore you\u0026rsquo;ll have plenty to enjoy.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eThe Quality Coast Award to its name makes this beach a popular one with families and it\u0026rsquo;s a popular spot with anglers too. If you\u0026rsquo;re taking\u0026nbsp; the kids along head to the end of the beach closest to the harbour for rock pools at low tide, and don\u0026rsquo;t worry if you haven\u0026rsquo;t got nets as the beach is close enough to the shops and promenade to nip and stock up before the explorers in your family start exploring!\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eThere\u0026rsquo;s a seasonal dog ban at Bridlington South Beach and it\u0026rsquo;s an easy walk from the centre of town and the harbour area.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n","AtGlance":null,"Categories":[],"Inspirations":[],"HotPick":false,"LocationLatitude":54.0579,"LocationLongitude":-0.210249,"MainImage":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_carousel/users/102/2014/06/BEACH BAG.jpg/carousel.jpg","LogoImage":null,"Alias":"yorkshire/bridlington/bridlington-south-beach","MainImageSmall":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_1x1/users/102/2014/06/BEACH BAG.jpg/carousel.jpg","Locations":[]},{"AdditionalImages":[],"Id":0,"Title":"Flamborough Head","Body":"\u003cp\u003eYou can\u0026rsquo;t miss Flamborough Head as it\u0026rsquo;s marked by dramatic white cliffs that are visible for miles, and this stretch of Yorkshire\u0026rsquo;s coastline is windswept, wild and beautiful. Home to two nature reserves, Flamborough Head is a Special Area of Conservation and you don\u0026rsquo;t even have to be too knowledgeable about birds to spot some rare breeds as you walk.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eLook out for the historic lighthouses in the area too \u0026ndash; one of them still works today and the Chalk Tower was once a vital warning system for the ships of years gone by. There\u0026rsquo;s something inspiring about the landscape of Flamborough, and part of its charm is that little has been changed over the centuries and it remains unspoilt. It\u0026rsquo;s one of the area\u0026rsquo;s most popular spots for a hike and it\u0026rsquo;s made all the more exhilarating for the sight of the waves crashing against the cliffs below.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eThe walk from Bridlington is around 8 miles, but if you opt to take the car and save your energy for when you reach the headland instead you\u0026rsquo;ll find a car park nearby. Be careful if you take your pet with you as there are sheer drops with no fencing.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n","AtGlance":null,"Categories":[],"Inspirations":[],"HotPick":false,"LocationLatitude":54.1164,"LocationLongitude":-0.083946,"MainImage":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_carousel/users/102/2014/06/Flamborough Head Bridlington.jpg/carousel.jpg","LogoImage":null,"Alias":"yorkshire/bridlington/flamborough-head","MainImageSmall":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_1x1/users/102/2014/06/Flamborough Head Bridlington.jpg/carousel.jpg","Locations":[]},{"AdditionalImages":[],"Id":0,"Title":"Bempton Cliffs","Body":"\u003cp\u003eThe first thing that\u0026rsquo;ll strike you as you approach the Bempton Cliffs nature reserve \u0026nbsp;is the deafening screech of the birds that call the area home - so be prepared! These jutting cliffs are home to more than 200,000 sea birds and the whole landscape bustles with activity as they go about their lives by the sea. The cliffs make a unique spot for a family stroll as the sight of the colony always delights younger visitors, and the best time to visit is between April and August when they\u0026rsquo;re \u0026lsquo;in residence\u0026rsquo;.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eThere are usually puffins in the area between April and July, and the other birds you\u0026rsquo;re likely to see include gannets, razorbills, guillemots, fulmars and kittiwakes. You don\u0026rsquo;t even have to worry about braving the elements while you watch the birds as there are carefully designed viewpoints along the top of the cliffs \u0026ndash; see, they\u0026rsquo;ve thought of everything! The viewpoints are accessible to wheelchairs too.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eThe visitor centre opens every day and there are all kinds of family-themed events throughout the year. 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The race is divided into three gruelling stages, and as they make their way across the dramatic landscape we all know and love the region for, the riders will cover more than 320 miles.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eThe race is set to start on 29\u003csup\u003eth\u003c/sup\u003e April in Beverley, and it\u0026rsquo;ll end when the last rider crosses the finish line in Scarborough on 1 May. Last year, the race was viewed by more than a million spectators, and it all started when Yorkshire launched the Grand Depart for the Tour de France back in 2014.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eStage one will see the riders cycle all the way from Beverley to Settle. This is set to be one of the race\u0026rsquo;s most spectacular days as it\u0026rsquo;ll see riders from the whole world over pedal their way through some of Yorkshire\u0026rsquo;s finest scenery. Stage two will start in Otley and finish in Doncaster.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eStage three is the most challenging stage of the whole event, and the action will start at Middlesborough and finish in Scarborough. Some of the world\u0026rsquo;s most famous cycling teams will be taking part (including Team Sky and Team Wiggins), and the whole of Yorkshire will be celebrating the event throughout the weekend with the Tour de Yorkshire Festival. 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