Visit East Yorkshire Tourism Update - 23/3/21

Visit East Yorkshire Tourism Update - 23/3/21

We hope you’re all keeping safe and well, and enjoying the spring weather. This week’s Visit East Yorkshire newsletter includes the new Bridlington mini-guide, a new Bridlington campaign, Business Innovation Support package, England’s Coast ambassador training and who to contact for advice on covid-19 restrictions and reopening.

A big Visit East Yorkshire welcome to all our new partners that have joined us recently.
Flamborough Glamping and Vineyard
Waves and Wolds
The Shepherds Retreat
Doriam Guest House
Ford Framing
The Refill Jar


NEW Bridlington Mini Guide
The new Bridlington mini guide is now available to view on the Visit East Yorkshire website. The mini guide includes all there is to do and see in Bridlington; including attractions, places to visit, where to eat and drink and a handy town centre map.


Visit ‘My Bridlington’
This week sees the launch of a new campaign where locals share what they love about Bridlington and the area in a series of films, the first of which was launched on Friday 19th March. The campaign aims to raise awareness of what else there is to see and do in Bridlington. Keep an eye out for Martyn’s video about Bridlington Old Town on social media and share, share, share!


5 Unspoiled UK Coastlines
East Yorkshire’s beautiful and varied coast received excellent coverage, after making it in to The Guardian’s article ‘5 Unspoiled UK Coastlines’, sharing what is stunning about each of these 5 coastlines. Read the full article here.


England’s Coast Ambassador Training
England’s Coast offer a free online ambassador training programme to help improve the visitor experience. The course includes modules on each region of the coast and individual county modules and could be used as a beneficial tool to help with business recovery. See here for more information.


Keeping Everyone Busy During The Easter Break…
While things are not as they should be, it doesn’t mean there isn’t plenty to see and do over the Easter break when we can travel a little further. From exploring the regions woodlands and beaches to discovering the garden’s at local stately homes. Here’s East Yorkshire’s Easter blog to help local tourists know what to do and where to go over the Easter break, with handy links to relevant pages such as the Shop Local Online.

Email if you’re opening for the Easter break and want to be included in the blog.


Business Innovation Support Package
The Guidance on the Business Innovation Support package has been updated. Although applications for Continuity Grants and Loans have ended, there are still Business advisory support packages available for around 6,000 innovative high-growth-potential, high-growth and scaling SMEs over the next 2 years managed through Innovate UK EDGE. There are available to help businesses:
- exploit innovation, intellectual property, and connections in the UK and abroad
- enter new markets at home and abroad
- access funding and finance and getting investment ready.
Further information on the support and how to apply is available here.

Reopening Enquiries
If you have any specific enquiries about reopening your businesses as restrictions lift, please contact the Public Protection Covid Team on

Keep In Touch
Please keep in touch and let us know of any activity you’re undertaking during lockdown so that we’re able to support you the best way we can through our social media and marketing campaigns. If you have any events that are on our website and have been cancelled, please let us know so we can remove them from our listings – don’t forget to tell us any new event dates you might have too! Email us on