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The Bayle Museum - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

Baylegate, Old Town, Bridlington YO16 7JT, UK

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About The Bayle Museum

A Grade I Listed Building and Scheduled Ancient Monument which includes a monastic gatehouse over 800 years old, the gatehouse was once the entrance to Bridlington Priory which amongst the wealthiest monasteries in Yorkshire in the fifteenth century. The Museum was founded in 1928. Its collection is dedicated to the history of the town and the local area. Each year the Museum’s main exhibition, spanning the expanse of the large top floor Courtroom, displays artifacts based on a theme chosen by t


Attractions Near The Bayle Museum

Bridlington Priory
Bridlington Priory0.13km from The Bayle Museum

Bridlington Priory is a majestic church which was in Bridlington’s Old Town and was founded as an Augustinian monastery in 1113 and was from the start a rich and important religious house. Inside the church, as well as beautiful soaring columns and impressive stained glass windows, visitors can learn about the history of the Priory through a fascinating series of appliquéd pictures. It was one of the main pilgrimage sites in this area as well as a tourist attraction too.

Bridlington Beach
Bridlington Beach1.58km from The Bayle Museum

An excellent sand and shingle beach with an attractive promenade and great views of the impressive chalk cliffs of Flamborough Headland. The cliffs are a nesting site for thousands of sea birds and the only mainland nesting site for the Gannet in the UK. One of the iconic attractions in this area and is famous for its natural beauty.

Bridlington Sea Front
Bridlington Sea Front1.62km from The Bayle Museum

Bridlington Sea Front is a beautiful place to take a stroll, relax in the sun, and take in the fresh sea air. The promenade stretches for over a mile, and there are plenty of benches where you can sit and watch the world go by. The seafront is set around a bustling harbour busy with fishing boats and pleasure cruises. The harbour is known for its shellfish and lobsters.

Bridlington South Beach
Bridlington South Beach1.93km from The Bayle Museum

Bridlington South Beach is a large beach resort situated on the Yorkshire coast. South beach Bridlington is the more popular of the two beaches and even at high tide there’s still plenty of sandy beach for everyone. There are no opportunities for rock pooling on this beach but it’s a great spot to fly a kite, build a massive sandcastle or go on a donkey ride. South beach Bridlington is the more popular of the two beaches and even at high tide there’s still plenty of sandy beach for everyone.

Sewerby Hall & Gardens
Sewerby Hall & Gardens2.83km from The Bayle Museum

Uniquely situated in a dramatic clifftop position with spectacular views over Bridlington and set in 50 acres of early 19th Century parkland, Sewerby Hall and Gardens offers something for everyone, from the magnificent gardens to the deep rooted heritage of the house.

John Bull World of Rock
John Bull World of Rock4.1km from The Bayle Museum

John Bull's World of Rock is a purpose-built soft play venue for children aged 0-12 years. There are factory demonstrations available Monday-Friday in peak season. The cafe and shop are open all year round 7 days a week with the shop selling a wide range of gifts and treats. Free parking. See and learn the secrets of rock and chocolate production unfold before your very eyes! Taste our delicious range of products at the World of Rock.

Where is The Bayle Museum

Discover More Attractions in East Riding of Yorkshire, Where The Bayle Museum Is Located

East Riding of Yorkshire

East Riding of Yorkshire is a no-nonsense sort of place. Its largest city, Hull - more properly known as Kingston upon Hull, is where the county's beating heart lies. It is a solid city that just gets on with the business in hand, which in this case is shipping. Hull is still very much a busy commercial port.

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