Bridlington is a coastal town and civil parish upon 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 miles (45 km) north of Hull and 34 miles (55 km) 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 teenage sea-fishing harbor with a vigorous harbour, it is known for shellfish. It contains small businesses in the manufacturing, retail and assist sectors, its main trade brute summer tourism. The town is twinned in the same way as Millau, France, and Bad Salzuflen, Germany. One of the UK’s coastal weather stations is located there. The Priory Church of St Mary and united Bayle Gate are Grade I listed buildings upon the site of an indigenous Augustinian Priory.