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Bridlington - South Beach Beach

Bridlington, East Riding of Yorkshire

The beach is formed by sand, pebbles and chalk from the nearby Flamborough Headland - a Heritage Coast. The beach is backed by the Bridlington foreshore and town.

Beach Type



Cafe / restaurants
Lost child centre
First-aid post
Toilets (including disabled facilities)
There is also a camp site and caravan park near the beach, kids rides, amusement arcades and an indoor water park


The main beach activity is fishing
There is no zoning for water sports activities but windsurfing and kitesurfing are popular

Nature and Wildlife

There are rockpools worth exploring near the harbour and various seabirds can be viewed from the Heritage Coast. There are walks around the town (both of historic and of tourist interest) and along the Heritage Coast.

Water Quality





Dogs are banned from the beach from 1st May to 30th September except for a designated area.

Awards and Recommendations

Quality Coast Award

Tourist Information

Tourist Information Centre. 25 Princes Street. Bridlington. YO15 2NP. Tel: 01262 673474. Fax: 01262 401797


Nearest town: Bridlington
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0771, -0.194705
Postcode: YO15 3JH
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

Explore more of the area around Bridlington, East Riding of Yorkshire at Explore Britain.


Take the A165 to Bridlington.

Public Transport

By bus from Bridlington. The nearest railway station is Bridlington.

Nearest Railway Stations

Bridlington (Less than half a mile away)
Bempton (Approx. 4 miles away)
Hunmanby (Approx. 8 miles away)
Nafferton (Approx. 9 miles away)
Filey (Approx. 10 miles away)

Important! Distances are as the crow (or seagull) flies. Road distances may be considerably longer, especially at estuary locations.


There is both FREE and pay and display parking (including disabled spaces).

Nearby Car Parks

South Marine Drive, Bridlington (Long stay).
About 0.2 miles away
Langdales Wharf, Bridlington (Long stay).
About 0.3 miles away
Nelson Street, Bridlington (Long stay).
About 0.4 miles away
Beck Hill, Bridlington (Short stay).
About 0.4 miles away
Palace, Bridlington (Short stay).
About 0.5 miles away
Hilderthorpe Road, Bridlington (Long stay).
About 0.5 miles away
Bridlington Station, Bridlington (Unknown stay).
About 0.5 miles away
North Street, Bridlington (Medium stay).
About 0.6 miles away
Leisure World, Bridlington (Medium stay).
About 0.7 miles away
Moorfield Road, Bridlington (Long stay).
About 0.7 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Bridlington