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Active Coast

Get active and have fun on the great East Yorkshire Coast

What is Active Coast?

Active Coast offers everyone the opportunity to get active, feel healthy and enjoy life on the East Yorkshire Coast. Centred around the vibrant coastal towns of Bridlington, Hornsea and Withernsea, the programme offers something for all ages and abilities all throughout the year. Come and join us and celebrate East Yorkshire's beaches, promenades and open spaces!

Covid-19 update: We're excited to bring back Active Coast activities and events. There will be a smaller programme of events taking place this summer in line with Government restrictions. Safety measures will be in place to ensure you can have fun and stay active on the beautiful East Riding coast.

What's On

Join In Take part in an exciting programme of events and activities

Have a Field Day
The perfect opportunity to get outdoors with family and friends. Enjoy exciting activities from face-painting to giant inflatables - there's something for all ages.
Field day events
Coastal Explorers
Active and fun nature-themed activities. Join our friendly staff during the holidays for weekly outdoor adventures and to explore the captivating East Yorkshire coast.
Coastal explorers events
Cover the Coast
Explore the East Yorkshire Coast with a range of walks and outdoor coastal activities for adults. These active sessions will take place in some of the most spectacular areas on our coastline with fun activities to learn and enjoy.
Cover the coast events
Enjoy two stunning 5k courses for all at either Sewerby Hall and Gardens, Bridlington, Beverley Westwood, or at the Humber Bridge, Hessle. Run, jog or walk and meet the fantastic team of volunteers. Sign up for free.
Find your nearest Parkrun
Beach events
Join in with a range of events and activities on our fantastic beaches, such as Have a Beach Day, sports festivals, cricket, volleyball, boot camps, tennis and yoga.
Beach events
Land Sand Stone Art
Get creative using nature and the outdoors as your canvas in various locations with family workshops, the Land Sand Stone Festival and events at Sewerby Hall and Gardens.
Sand and stone art workshops
Environmental projects
Help make a difference on our beaches and support the environment, including beach cleans, clean and create sessions, Photo Post Project and Hornsea Surfers Against Sewage.
Beach clean events
Walking and Cycling
Find out more about coastal walking for health groups and our adapted cycling scheme, All Ride.
All ride events
Blue Health
Look out for a range of activities that focus on improving physical activity, health and wellbeing on the East Riding's spectacular blue spaces, such as beach yoga, mindfulness.
Landmark yoga events

Explore Out and about on the East Yorkshire coast

Explore the beautiful East Yorkshire coast at your leisure. A whole host of adventures from Flamborough to Spurn Point awaits. Whether it's high summer or blowing the cobwebs away in the colder months, here is where you can find out about beautiful beaches, spectacular landscapes and hidden gems to inspire, explore and enjoy in your own time.

From Mile Marker routes to GoSpike beach volleyball courts, there's something for everyone.

Find 100's of popular walking, riding and cycling routes. Choose by area or select a route based on accessibility, distance or theme. You will also find Walking for Health routes for Bridlington, Hornsea, Withernsea and other coastal towns.
Whether you like challenging long distance routes or pleasant safe rides with your family, cycling is one of the best ways to explore the East Riding Coast.
East Riding Cycling Routes
Mile Markers
Walk along the Bridlington sea front any time of year and map how far you go with the mile markers. Or join us every Thursday at 10am, starting from the café at East Riding Leisure Bridlington and walk together.
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Photo Post Project
An exciting new project coming to the East Riding Coast. Launching later in 2021 check back soon for more information.
Beach Volleyball
Try your hand at this popular beach sport with the permanent nets on Bridlington South Beach. Volleyballs can be hired from the Foreshores office which is located on the South Promenade.
Visit Brid South Beach
Table Tennis
Have fun on the free, permanent tables available at Bridlington South Beach promenade. You can hire bats and balls from the Foreshores office on the South Promenade. You can also book a table at most East Riding Leisure centres.
Visit East Riding Leisure
Find A Place!
Explore the East Riding's fantastic beaches, nature reserves, hidden gems and iconic locations. Search for places near you.
Find a Place

Enjoy Experience high quality sport and cultural events

Flagship sport and cultural events held on the East Riding Coast for residents and visitors. An annual programme throughout the year featuring UKBT Grand Slam Series, Land, Sand and Stone Festival and Bridlington Kite Festival.


Active Coast works with a number of partners to deliver exciting events and activities, support active and healthy communities and are committed to promoting the East Yorkshire coastline as a fantastic destination to visit, live and be active.

If you would like find out more about becoming an Active Coast partner, please email the Sport and Play team.

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