Enjoy the Yorkshire Coast and Wolds with Heritage Escapes
No matter which of our twelve award-winning holiday cottages you choose, each makes an ideal choice for a perfect self-catering cottage holiday in Yorkshire. We're blessed by being in a lovely rural location, very close to the sea, and only a stone's throw from the spectacular scenery of Flamborough Head’s cliffs and caves, plus Bridlington's safe, sandy beaches. North Bay is a popular family choice near to all the amenities, whilst South Bay offers miles of golden sands. The Bridlington Spa Complex and Bridlington Harbour are neatly sandwiched between the two.
Our farm location gives you the freedom to take country walks from your door, opening up super sea views over Bridlington Bay and great wildlife and bird-watching opportunities. Wander along the road to Bempton RSPB Bird Reserve, famous for puffins and gannets - it will amaze you and it’s on our doorstep!
We’re situated close to The East Yorkshire Wolds, The North Yorkshire Moors, Scarborough, Whitby, York, The Wolds Way and, of course, our own part of the Yorkshire coast around Bridlington, Bempton Cliffs and Flamborough Head. Take a journey on the North Yorkshire Moors Steam Railway, explore the Wolds Way, or potter around the brilliant Museum Quarter and The Deep in Hull.
Holiday with us and appreciate nature close at hand. There is an abundance of wildlife in our fields - a rich habitat for hare, deer, skylarks, owls, partridge and wildflowers. Our two wildlife ponds are populated with frogs, newts, dragonflies, fish and water-lilies. We have several farm walks for you to follow. It's possible to cover about five miles without leaving the farm or retracing your steps!
In winter, if you are lucky, you will see seals close to the shores. It is now possible to watch a seal colony living at the foot of the nearby
cliffs at Flamborough Lighthouse. An inlet, which was formerly accessible from
the clifftop, is now unreachable and so the seals have found a perfect home Dolphins
have become regular visitors to Bridlington North Bay in the summer months.
Whales are regularly spotted a little further north near Whitby in the late
summer. The North Sea around the headland is a constant source of interest and
is teeming with wildlife.
Yorkshire Coast Gallery
Planning Your Visit
Staying at one of our self-catering holiday cottages on the East Yorkshire Coast allows you to discover a relatively unknown part of this beautiful county. We offer a brilliant base from which to explore the nearby East and North Yorkshire coastline. Visit The Yorkshire Wolds, The North Yorkshire Moors, York, Whitby, Filey, Scarborough, The Wolds Way and, of course, our local spectacular Heritage Coast around Bridlington, Bempton and Flamborough Head. We are open all year and offer short breaks and weekly stays.
Bridlington. The historic Old Town and Bridlington’s north and south beaches are all within three miles of our properties. For families Bridlington offers miles of safe, sandy, prestigious Blue Flag beaches plus the fantastic East Yorkshire Leisure Centre with both fun and swimming pools, fitness suites, a climbing wall and a lovely cafe with expansive sea views. In the centre of the town you'll discover an attractive fishing harbour as well as restaurants, entertainments, two theatres, cafes, tea-rooms, pubs, cinemas and bowling. The Old Town has antique shops, art galleries, The Bayle Gate Museum, Priory Church, an independent family butcher and an artisan baker. We are closer still to a small indoor swimming pool, just a five-minute walk away.
Filey, Scarborough, Beverley, Whitby, Robin Hood's Bay, York. Filey is 15 minutes away by car, Scarborough and Beverley 30 minutes, Whitby and York 50 minutes respectively. All are well worth a visit, especially historic York, its walls and Minster.
Walking, Cycling, Electric Vehicle Charging. Excellent local walking and cycling can be enjoyed from your doorstep and deep into The Yorkshire Wolds. We provide local maps in each cottage and secure cycle storage at High Barn and Field House. Both sites have EV charging facilities for cars. A stroll of only one mile will take you to our local eatery / pub, as well as a farm shop offering pick-your-own-fruit.
Theatres. The Hull New Theatre, Hull Truck Theatre and Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough are three of the best local theatres. Bridlington Spa and The Spotlight Theatre in Bridlington are both excellent and offer a variety of entertainment.
Golf. There are some excellent local golf courses. Flamborough, The Links,Sewerby and Bridlington Belvedere are all within three miles and offer a golfing passport.
TopYorkshire Coast Attractions
Our neighbouring North Yorkshire Coast
Pop over the boundary line into North Yorkshire and enjoy Filey's lovely bay, Scarborough's majestic setting, quaint Robin Hood's Bay and Whitby's gothic charm
The North Yorkshire Moors Steam Railway
Travel over the beautiful North Yorkshire Moors by steam train and feel as though you have stepped back in time. Trains run daily from Pickering to Goathland throughout the year
The Deep, Hull
The Deep is both entertaining and educational! It is one of the UK's most spectacular aquariums with over 3,500 fish including sharks and rays. Since opening shortly after the Millenium, The Deep has played a major part in marine conservation.
One mile from the cottages, Sewerby Hall features formal and informal gardens, a beautiful Hall with furniture on loan from the Victoria and Albert Museum, a 12 hole mini golf course, putting, a children's zoo, a land train and a cafe. Sewerby village offers a pub and model village.
RSPB Bempton Cliffs
Only two miles from the cottages, this is one of the most visited RSPB sites in the country. Various events are held during the year. RSPB Bempton Cliffs are the home to thousands of seabirds throughout Spring and Summer- puffin, gannet, kittiwake, razorbill, guillemaot, fulmar, herring gull and shag.
Just three miles from the cottages, Flamborough Head's Heritage Coast includes North Landing, South Landing, Thornwick Bay, a sculpture trail, cliff walks, nature trails, sandy coves, rock pools, boat trips, the lighthouse and the lifeboat station. The Yorkshire Wildlife Trust runs the Living Seas Centre at South Landing.
Good local pub meals.
Burton Agnes Hall lies just south of Bridlington. It is a delightful Elizabethan Manor House with beautiful walled garden, children’s playground, woodland walks,
a courtyard café and an astounding collection of artwork and furnishings. An absolute gem. Sledmere House, Scampston Hall and magnificent Castle Howard are all "must see" properties.
Our nearest seaside town, Bridlington offers a real mix of interest and entertainment. The busy working harbour adds colour to the town centre, The Spa is a great venue for shows and exhibitions, East Riding Leisure with its pools , climbing wall and café is really popular and the magnificent beaches stretch for miles.