Handy pocket guide brings Bridlington’s history to life

A new book covering the history of Bridlington is set to provide residents and visitors a handy guide as people walk around town.

Monday, 28th June 2021, 9:45 am
Author Mike Hitches has written Bridlington History Tour.
Author Mike Hitches has written Bridlington History Tour.

A pocket-sized, illustrated histor tour of Bridlington due to be released on Thursday, July 15, shows how the town has changed across the decades.

The publication, entitled Bridlington History Tour, has been created by prolific author Mike Hitches.

The new 96 page book contains 50 illustrations.

Author Mike Hitches has written Bridlington History Tour.

Filey-based Mr Hitches has written several railway and local interest books.

His previously published work covers North Wales and the West Midlands as well as Scarborough and he has plans for further titles covering other areas in Yorkshire.

A spokesman said: “Bridlington History Tour provides a fascinating glimpse into the past.

“In this book Mr Hitches guides readers around its streets and buildings, showing how its famous landmarks used to look and how they have changed over the years, as well as exploring some of its lesser-known sights and hidden corners.

“This pocket-sized guide reveals how the town has altered and highlights the way of life for past generations.

“With the help of a handy location map, readers are invited to discover for themselves the history and the changing face of Bridlington.”

○ Bridlington History Tour (ISBN: 9781398100701), priced £8.99, is the latest title in Amberley Publishing’s ever-popular History Tour series.

Go to www.amberley-books.com for more information about the guide.