Bridlington, North Beach

Bridlington has two main beaches, North Beach and South Beach, divided by Bridlington harbour. Both are accessible from the town centre.

Getting between the two beaches is easy – so you can visit both during the same visit to make the most of what Bridlington has to offer.

Bridlington North Beach

About Bridlington North Beach

Bridlington North Beach is one of the most visited beaches on the Yorkshire coast, mainly due to the array of attractions close by and the length of the beach, meaning its great for those who looking to pitch up for the day as well as those who want to take a long stroll.


Bridlington North Beach is located within walking distance of Bridlington town centre, so it’s accessible for all.

Use the following location for navigating to Bridlington North Beach: Alexandra Promenade, Bridlington, YO15 2JG

Getting to Bridlington North Beach

There’s multiple ways to get to Bridlington North Beach due to the location and transport links around the town.

On foot

To get to Bridlington North Beach, you can head out of the town centre towards Bridlington harbour. From here, head North (with the sea on your right), first heading past the funfair towards Beaconsfield Promenade. You will eventually find access to the beach from the promenade.

The walk should take no longer than 10 minutes so it’s an option, even for children.

By car

You can access Bridlington North Beach easily by car, with plenty of parking (pay and display) available on North Marine Drive, which overlooks the beach itself.

Getting to Bridlington from both the North and the South is via the A165 or the A164 if you’re heading from the West. The journey from Hull should take around 40 minutes and from York is just over 1 hour. If you’re heading in from the North, you can expect the journey from Scarborough to take around 30 minutes and from Whitby around 1 hour.

By bus

The East Yorkshire Bus Service allows you to visit Bridlington from local towns and cities, including Hull, York, Driffield, Pocklington, Scarborough, Beverley, Wheldrake, Home on Spalding Moor, Filey, Hornsea, Brough and Withernsea to name a few.

By Train

There is a train station located in the town centre, which is around a 10 minute walk from Bridlington North Beach. You can visit Bridlington by train from Scarborough, Hull, Doncaster, Sheffield, Leeds, Manchester, Selby and Rotherham (changes may be required).

Facilities at Bridlington North Beach

There’s plenty of amenities in and around Bridlington North Beach, so you’ll always be close to the local shops and facilities.

Toilets: North Beach, Bridlington has toilets with baby changing and special needs changing facilities.

Wheelchairs: Beach wheelchairs can be hired on a half-day basis and is located at the Foreshores Office on Princess Mary Promenade.

Washing facilities: Although there are no public showers, you can make use of the toilet facilities to wash off the sand.

Cafe’s/Restaurants: At Bridlington North Beach you are close to plenty of Fish & Chip restaurants/takeaways and just a short walk from Bridlington town centre where you’ll find other local restaurants and cafes.

Shops: You’re only a short walk from Bridlington town centre when visiting North Beach, where you will find shops of all kinds, including gift shops, high street brands and local produce.

Are dogs allowed at Bridlington North Beach?

Dogs are not permitted to be exercised on Bridlington North Beach (between the northern end of North Marine Promenade and the north-eastern face of the North Pier) between 1st May and 30th September. From 1st October to the 30th April, dogs can be walked freely on Bridlington North Beach.

What is there to do at Bridlington North Beach

If you’re visiting Bridlington North Beach with the whole family, there’s plenty to keep everyone occupied, including a fun fair with rides, amusements, mini golf and ten pin bowling.

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