Pictures: Brilliant Bridlington basks in mid August sunshine

Bridlington's South Beach

Blazing August sunshine and warmer temperatures have brought thousands of holidaymakers to the stunning Yorkshire Coast.

Here are a few photos from a very beautiful Bridlington today. Pictures by Michael Hopps.

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A packed South Beach – holidaymakers enjoy Bridlington’s beautiful golden sands.

 

Town traders enjoy another busy week as tourist flock to the sunny Bridlingon.
Town traders enjoy another busy week as tourists flock to a sunny Bridlington.

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Big blue skies over Bridlington Harbour

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Enjoying the views from the beautiful South Cliff Gardens

Scream if you want to go faster, fun on speedboat rides.
Scream if you want to go faster – fun on the speedboat rides.

Get your buckets & spades
Get your buckets & spades

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The East Yorkshire coastline encompasses some of the UK’s most rugged and charming countryside, from rocky cliffs to glorious stretches of golden sand and family-friendly seaside resorts.

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Ahoy Matey – The pirate ship arrives back at the harbour.

The Gansey Girl - This bronze sculpture, has historic and sentimental meaning in that she reflects the fishing history in Bridlington as well as the families in the town. She depicts a young woman sitting on a plinth knitting a gansey, a traditional jumper that contains a rich pattern of symbolism passed down through generations of fishing families.
The Gansey Girl enjoying the sunshine – This bronze sculpture, has historic and sentimental meaning in that she reflects the fishing history in Bridlington as well as the families in the town. She depicts a young woman sitting on a plinth knitting a gansey, a traditional jumper that contains a rich pattern of symbolism passed down through generations of fishing families.

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Bridlington’s award winning south beach which stretches over a 1 mile South from Bridlington Harbour

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All aboard! The popular landtrain makes its way back into town from Sewerby Hall

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Bridlington North Beach – sand and shingle beach surrounded by wide Edwardian promenades backed against the impressive Flamborough cliffs.

What a view! looking out Sewerby cliffs from the North Beach.
What a view! looking out to Danes Dyke & Flamborough cliffs from the North Beach.

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A busy harbour side on a perfect mid August day in sunny Brid.

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The Great British Seaside – plenty of good old-fashioned fun

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You can’t tell em! – Not a very safe way to keep cool – Youngsters risking their lives by hurling themselves off Bridlington harbour wall.

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Not a safe way to keep cool – Youngsters risking their lives by hurling themselves off Bridlington harbour wall.

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You can’t tell them! – Youngsters risking their lives by hurling themselves off Bridlington harbour wall

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Bridlington’s Award winning South Beach

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Holidaymakers having fun with the games on a Brid’s golden south beach

 

 


The Met Office are predicting more warm sunshine for Yorkshire  on Wednesday and Thursday.

Wednesday: A fine and warm day with plenty of sunshine. Some fair weather cloud may bubble up through the day, but it will remain dry. Maximum Temperature 22 °C.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday: Dry, with plenty of warm sunshine Thursday. Another dry start Friday, but clouding over with strengthening wind and rain later. Breezy with sunny spells Saturday, but also heavy, blustery showers.

Onlookers Driffield

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