Tells you where resort beaches are located, beach awards, attractions to visit, local events and activities, where to park, byelaws, available chalets, hiring deckchairs and changing facilities.
High quality beaches are situated in the resort towns of Bridlington, Hornsea and Withernsea and all facilities are fully detailed in the brochure 'Explore the East Riding Coast' which is available as a pdf document below.
Explore the East Riding Coast (pdf 3.2mb opens in new window)
You can also view all resort beach locations in the 'Your Guide to the East Riding Coast' document
Your Guide to the East Riding Coast - Map (pdf 759kb opens in new window)
The individual resorts are considerably different in size and vary with the type of facilities provided. Many of the services and promenades are managed by East Riding of Yorkshire Council tourism services.
The visit Hull and East Yorkshire website provides more information and links to the location details
Visit Hull and East Yorkshire (external website)
Yes, Hornsea and Withernsea have the Blue Flag award whilst Bridlington's North & South Beaches have the Seaside Award.
Blue Flag is a prestigious, international award scheme which acts as a guarantee to tourists that a beach or marina they are visiting is one of the best in the world. It is awarded to coastal destinations which have achieved the highest quality in water, facilities, safety, environmental education and management.
The following document provides more information on the Blue Flag awards:
Blue Flag Awards Information (pdf 5mb opens in new window)
Each resort offers different levels and types of activities and attractions. For resort guides and information visit the Hull and East Yorkshire website.
Visit Hull and East Yorkshire website (external website)
Further information is also available in the brochure 'Explore the East Riding Coast'
Local attraction and information available in the resorts can be viewed by visiting the Visit East Yorkshire website:
Visit East Yorkshire website - Bridlington (external website)
Visit East Yorkshire website - Hornsea (external website)
Visit East Yorkshire website - Withernsea (external website)
Car parking for each resort is indicated on the 'Your Guide to the East Riding Coast' map:
For more details about Bridlington's park and ride service, please visit the park and ride page.
For general information about the car parks available at each resort, please visit the car parking page.
The following documents provide details of all the byelaws which cover all promenades at all of the resort towns.
Byelaws on the Promenade (pdf 83kb opens in new window)
Byelaws for the seashore (pdf 80kb opens in new window)
Public spaces protection orders - dogs (pdf 763kb opens in new window)
Chalets are available at both Bridlington and Hornsea. To book a chalet you can either visit the foreshore office on Bridlington’s South Promenade, telephone (01262) 678255 or email:
Alternatively you can check availability using the online availability checker and then click through to book online via the link below:
Online chalet booking (external website)
Deckchairs and windbreaks are available for hire at Bridlington (subject to weather conditions) at both the north and south Bridlington foreshore offices all of which are well signposted on the seafront.
All resorts have toilets with baby changing and special needs changing facilities.
Yes, three beach wheelchairs are available for hire on Bridlington’s south beach. Two of the wheelchairs can be used in the sea and can float and one is for beach use only.
These wheelchairs enable visitors to enjoy the freedom and surroundings of the Bridlington south beach. The large rubber wheels of the Landeez are designed especially for outdoor use, making the beach easily accessible. The following document shows a picture of the wheelchair:
Image of the Landeez Wheelchair (jpg 77kb opens in new window)
The wheelchairs can be hired on a half-day basis and is located at the Foreshores Office on Princess Mary Promenade. A deposit of £10 is required but there is no charge for the hire of the wheelchair.
To hire the wheelchair you can:
Go to the Foreshore Office on Bridlington’s South Promenade
Telephone (01262) 678255
Yes. Aimed at people with disabilities, their families and their carers, this scheme offers adapted bikes, safe cycle routes along the North Promenade, organised rides and a chance for people to take part with their families, friends and carers.
The maximum booking will be one hour of cycling time, though two-hour slots will be allocated, to allow time for training and familiarisation with the bike.
You can view photos of the different types of disability bikes available to hire in the document below:
Disability bike descriptions and photos (pdf 991kb opens in new window)
Bikes must be booked in advance. You can make a booking the following ways:
You can telephone the council’s Bridlington South Foreshores office on:
Telephone: (01262) 678255,
You can visit the the office on Princess Mary Promenade in person.
You can also email at:
Please see list of websites below for further information regarding seaside resorts and promenades:
Yorkshire Water (external website)
Environment Agency (external website)
Royal National Lifeboat Institution (external website)
Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (external website)
Yorkshire Wildlife Trust (external website)
Yorkshire Wildlife Trust Puffin Mark (external website)
Marine Management Organisation (external website)
Keep Britain Tidy (external website)
Maritime and Coastguard Agency (external website)
Humber Shipping Forecast (external website)
Met Office local weather (external website)