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Priory Life

Priory Groups

Learn about the different community groups who meet regularly at Bridlington Priory, all of whom are keen to welcome new members!


Everyone is welcome to take part in these activities at the Priory.


Families with children are welcome at the Priory, whether or not they have they have any previous connections here. There is a children’s corner with play materials in Church for children attending services with adults.

Baptisms are held once a month. Parents are helped to prepare for this important event. Confirmation classes for young people are held weekly for about 10 weeks before Confirmation in November, with follow-ups afterwards.




Learn more about Bridlington Priory’s historic organ.



Bridlington Priory’s choir was established in 1450.



A beautiful venue for your special day.

Faith Tour

Faith Tour

What do we use in regular worship at the Priory?


In the days of its medieval glory, Bridlington Priory was one of the great monastic houses of England. Its wealth and possessions made it a key monastery in the North, one of the largest and richest of the Augustinian order. The church in those times was more than twice as large as what now remains, rivaling in size other great Yorkshire churches including Beverley Minster and Selby Abbey.

Read more about Bridlington Priory’s history


Everyone is welcome at Bridlington Priory to attend acts of public worship, or for private prayer. The church is open daily for visitors and pilgrims.

Please click here for Priory opening hours.

Further links:

  • To find out more about Bridlington Priory’s past and what to look out for when you visit, please go to the Heritage section.
  • Take a look at the Events section to see what’s on at Bridlington Priory.

Animal-Friendly Church

Bridlington Priory is granted ‘Animal-Friendly Church’ status, and is a member of the Anglican Society for the Welfare of Animals.

Animal Friendly Church
Anglican Society for the Welfare of Animals

Dogs (and well-behaved owners!) are welcome at the Priory.