Information about events and activities taking place on the coast, byelaws, holding an event, using metal detectors, walking your dog and riding your horse on the beach.
Various events and activities take place along the coast such as concerts, exhibitions, sporting events and wildlife events.
Please use the events calendar to locate specific activities. You will need to select the relevant brochure and search by area, by activity or by month;
For guidance on the numerous activities along the coast please view the relevant byelaws which are available via the attached documents; Byelaws for the seashore, Byelaws for promenades and Exploring the East Riding Coast:
Byelaws for the seashore (pdf 79kb opens in new window)
Byelaws for promenades (pdf 46kb opens in new window)
Exploring the East Riding Coast (pdf 2.4mb opens in new window)
Anyone wanting to hold an event on the beach such as a sporting event, barbeque, charity event or similar must complete an event notification form (opens in new window). Please note: 28 days notice is required to hold an event.
Yes. For full guidance on the use of metal detectors you are encouraged to read the Metal Detecting National Code of Practice document:
Metal Detecting National Code of Practice (pdf 476kb opens in new window)
During the bathing season of 1 May – 30 September dog exclusion zones are in effect on parts of Bridlington north and south beaches, and parts of Hornsea and Withernsea beaches. All exclusion zones are signposted and there are location maps along the promenades showing the areas covered.
The following pdf document provides more detail on these laws.
Public Spaces Protection Orders - Dog leaflet (pdf 772kb opens in new window)
Read more about Public Spaces Protection Orders
For further information contact Foreshores office (01262) 678255
Access is normally permitted to beaches with the exception of any resort award beaches during the bathing season (1 May - 30 September.) Horses are not permitted on promenades.
Certain areas of the East Coast beaches contain debris from erosion and/or fragments of debris from Ministry of Defence (MOD) firing ranges. All riders are advised to check the area for hazards before taking their horses onto the beach. Added care is needed when walking or cantering through the surf or waters edge.