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About Bridlington

Bridlington is a coastal town and civil parish on the Holderness Coast of the North Sea, promoted as "Lobster Capital of Europe". It belongs to the unitary authority and ceremonial county of the East Riding of Yorkshire, about 28 mi north of Hull and 34 mi east of York. The Gypsey Race flows through the town and enters the North Sea at its harbour. The 2011 Census gave a parish population of 35,369. As a minor sea-fishing port with a working harbour, it is known for shellfish. It contains small businesses in the manufacturing, retail and service sectors, its main trade being summer tourism. The town is twinned with Millau, France, and Bad Salzuflen, Germany. One of the UK's coastal weather stations is located there. The Priory Church of St Mary and associated Bayle Gate are Grade I listed buildings on the site of an original Augustinian Priory.

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