Seaside resorts and promenades 

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. 

Where are the resort beaches located?

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)

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)

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 website

Do any of the resorts have awards?

All of the East Riding resort beaches (Bridlington North, Bridlington South, Hornsea and Withernsea) have Seaside Awards. These prestigious awards are testament to the high standards and cleanliness of the beaches and surrounding areas.

Further information about seaside awards can be found on the following site:

The Seaside Awards (external website)

What attractions are there at the resorts?

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'

Explore the East Riding Coast (pdf 3.2mb)

Where can I park?

Car parking for each resort is indicated on the 'Your Guide to the East Riding Coast' map:

Your Guide to the East Riding Coast - Map (pdf 759kb)

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.

Are there any byelaws relating to the resorts?

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)

Byelaws for the seashore (pdf 80kb)

Public spaces protection orders - dogs (pdf 763kb)

Are there chalets available?

Chalets are available at both Bridlington and Hornsea. 

To book a chalet you can either visit the foreshore office on Bridlington’s South Promenade or telephone contact us using:

Tel: (01262) 678255

Email: foreshores@eastriding.gov.uk

Can you hire deckchairs?

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.

Do the toilets have changing facilities?

All resorts have toilets with baby changing and special needs changing facilities.

Can I hire a beach wheelchair?

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)

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

A deposit of £20 is required but there is no charge for the hire of the wheelchair.

To hire the wheelchair please visit the Foreshore Office on Bridlington’s South Promenade.

Tel: (01262) 678255

Email: foreshores@eastriding.gov.uk

Can I hire a disability bike?

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.

Disability bikes are run by a charity called R-Evolution, to book please follow the instructions below.

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)


 Number of users 
 Price per hourly cycle 
 Refundable deposit 
 Individual (1 cycle) 
 £2.50  £10
 Family (up to 4 cycles) 
 £5.00  £20
Disability bike hire prices

How to book

Bikes must be booked in advance. You can make a booking the following ways:


Disability bikes are run by a charity called R-Evolution, to book please call (01482) 844422.

You can also telephone the council’s Bridlington South Foreshores office on:

Tel: (01262) 678255

In person

You can visit the the office on Princess Mary Promenade in person.


You can also email at:

Email: foreshores@eastriding.gov.uk

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