Plan your visit

The Festival of Words will take place in the market town of Beverley and the coastal resort of Bridlington, as well as some touring theatre across East Riding Libraries. Here's our guide to getting around and exploring the area.

About BeverleyandBridlington

You can find out all you need to know on Visit Hull and East Yorkshire

Here's what to look out for:


From Beverley Minster to ghost walks around the market town, explore the culture and heritage.

The town is full of independent and high street shops. There are also Wednesday and Saturday Markets. Discover shopping in Beverley.

Stay over for the weekend in a great selection of hotels and campsites, from glamorous to humble. Find where to stay.

Whether it's coffee and cake or the chef's special, you're taste buds will water at the choice available. Find where to eat.


With miles of sandy beaches to walk along in the autumn air, amusements on the promenade and the stately home of Sewerby Hall - complete with zoo - there's a lot to do in Bridlington. Where will you adventure?

Enjoy your trip to the coast and stay in cosy rooms. Find available and accessible accommodation in and around the seaside town.

From traditional fish and chips and ice cream to exquisite cuisine, delight your senses with food in Bridlington.

Getting around

On foot - All Beverley venues are within easy walking distance of each other. The central shopping area is also pedestrianised. Bridlington North Library is 1.5miles from the centre of the town.

On a bicycle - There are bicycle racks outside the front door of the Treasure House, Beverley, and near Bridlington North Library. You can hire bikes from Bike and Go outside Beverley Train Station or from Spa Cycle Hire in Bridlington To find local cycle routes, visit

By train - All Beverley venues are a 5 minute walk from Beverley train station. Bridlington North Library is 1.5miles from Bridlington Train Station. Click here for local timetables.

By bus - Beverley bus station is a five to ten minute walk to the venues. Bridlington North Library is a one minute walk from the bus stop on Martongate. See local timetable.

By taxi - The taxi rank in Beverley can be found in Saturday Market car park and outside the train station in Bridlington.

By car - In Beverley, there are four disabled parking bays outside the library on Champney Road, two disabled parking bays outside the library on Princes Gardens, and long and short stay public car parking on Grayburn Lane. There is a free car park behind the Bridlington North Library with two disabled parking spaces. Find all East Riding car parks.