Filey

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Filey seaside fountain

Filey is a seaside town in North Yorkshire.

Get in[edit]

By road[edit]

  • From York take the A64.
  • From the South/Midlands. Use the M62. Leave at Howden, take the A614 to Bridlington, then the A165.
  • Since the town is on a cliff. Parking by the sea is limited. There is more roadside parking in Church Ravine at the north end of the beach. If full, try the country park which has a path down to the beach.

By rail[edit]

Trains run from Hull and Scarborough

By bus[edit]

Busses run from Leeds and York

Get around[edit]

See[edit]

  • Coble Landing Since Filey has no harbour, fishing boats are towed by tractor from the sea to the landing.

Do[edit]

  • Filey Brigg is the main landmark and a site of special scientific interest. Walk along the beach to the end but remember to return 2 hours before high tide or you will get cut off. Alternatively, walk along the top of the Filey Brigg [1]. There is a section of the car park in the Country Park next to where the clif path starts.
  • Visit the Filey Museum [2]
  • Check out the Crescent Gardens maze [3]

Buy[edit]

  • Sterchi's, Handmade chocolates. Their shop is in Murray Street, since the 1920s.

Eat[edit]

  • Inghams, High quality fish and chip shop, you will struggle to find anything better (expect long queues).
  • Grape Cafe, A nice cafe with a vinery inside.

Drink[edit]

  • The Three Tuns
  • The Imperial
  • Bonhommes
  • The Buccaneer
  • The Foords Hotel
  • The Star Inn
  • The Crown
  • The Station
  • The Grapes
  • The Coble Landing Bar

Sleep[edit]

Connect[edit]

Go next[edit]

  • Scarborough (to the North), and Bridlington (to the South) are other towns worth visiting on this popular stretch of coast.
  • Hunmanby A small village 2 miles inland.
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