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“Interesting beach”
Review of Fraisthorpe Beach

Ranked #7 of 55 things to do in Bridlington
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Reviewed September 6, 2013

We went to fraisthorpe beach over the summer holidays. Great accsess to beach just a very small gentle slope down to beach from carpark.Parking cost £2.50 for an all day stay. Ice cream van in carpark and campsite accross the lane plus toilets that everyone could use(not just the campers) Beach cleanliness ok but not great in areas did alot of litter picking myself before setting up tent etc. Lots to keep kids busy as rockpools all the way along plus world war two bunkers and intersting remains. Sand good able to make a desent castle and the tide took ages to come in even after the expected high tide times ,still lots of beach left for many more hours.Lots and lots of dog walkers just to warn you incase you are not into that sort of thing. Ground in car park a little unstable in areas had to be carefull when parking.All in all a relaxing day at fraisthorpe!

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Reviewed August 30, 2013

A great beach on the East Coast without any tacky amusement arcades, souvenir shops and cafes. It's relatively quiet with people just enjoying the sand and sea. There were no signs of any naturists on our visit either! BBQs are allowed as long as you're not a large party of people, don't let the sign on the pay booth confuse you. Adequate toilet facilities are available near the entrance & pay booth and it costs a very reasonable £2.50 to park your car for the day. Look out for the sand martins nesting above the rocks. Recommended for a peaceful day.

2  Thank SwishyMichy
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Reviewed August 28, 2013

On a recent August Bank Holiday camping trip to Skipsea I made the mistake of attempting to get into Brid at 11.30 Bank Holiday Monday. After failing miserably to find a parking space (and having taken an hour to journey 8 miles in the car to get there in the first place) I gave up and made my first sensible decision of the day. I decided to check out Fraisthorpe Beach - somewhere I'd been once as a teenager with my parents to walk the dogs.

It was busy (as expected) but still a good move. As has already been said the private car park along the edge of the beach is £2.50 all day. There are private (charity donation) toilets within 2 mins walk of beach - not luxurious but clean and functional.

This is NOT A BEACH FOR THOSE AFRAID OF DOGS. The miles of unspoilt beach and dunes are a dog walkers paradise.

However if you don't mind dogs it's also a children's paradise. The gently sloping beach is nice and sandy for sand castles, the Dunes provide some protection from the wind but best of all the gentle slope to the beach means it is great for little ones to paddle in and jump waves. In addition we were there as the tide went out (albeit a very long way) and it left behind pools of water which got warm in the sunshine and were excellent safe pools for little ones to play in without the walk to the sea.

My ONLY caveat to all of this is the access .... the road is a single width winding country lane with passing points. It is a road best driven slowly and with patience.... and sadly human nature dictates you cannot depend on fellow drivers to be equally careful or considerate. Take a deep breath, be prepared to pull over on numerous occasions on busy days and know, like many destinations in life, it is worth the journey.

2  Thank KP508
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Reviewed August 23, 2013

During our visit to Bridlington for 4 nights we stumbled upon this wonderful beach. Because its not been commercialised like the larger beaches its charming and the number of people using it is much smaller. Parking from £2.50 for the day you would be mad not to try it. Don't forget your essentials like, picnic, bucket & space, fishing net, kite, frisbee. Hours of fun with the kids guaranteed.

Thank Wayne S
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Reviewed August 19, 2013

We recently visited fraisthorpe beach & loved it. It was very quiet & only £2.50 for the whole day. Dogs are allowed on the beach which is also a bonus for us & the beach was easy to access from the car park ,with toilets at a nearby farm & an ice cream van what more could you want !!

Thank 33loubo
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