In 1806 The Gentleman’s Magazine described Filey as an escape from the boisterous crowds of Scarborough and a place of simple pleasures. In 2019 visitors continue to enjoy the serenity the town brings them in weather fine and foul.
As the Covid pandemic once again impacts on travel, Northern Rail have announced a revised timetable for the Yorkshire Coast Line between Scarborough and Hull. The temporary timetable will commence on Monday 18 January and will run until further notice. Whilst the start and end of the day remains the same, to facilitate travel of […]
In the bleak midwinter as Gustav Holst might have said. All the shops have been closed down, as the Specials might have said. Long lines patiently await vaccinations at Filey Surgery, shoot it up, as Sigue Sigue Sputnik might have said. Lockdown Three is clearly taking its toll on your Filey correspondents. However, closed the […]
He was the first English king to die a Christian martyr, a romantic hero, the exiled prince who won and lost his kingdom in battle and proclaimed a saint. His name is hidden in plain sight among the hills and dales of northern England. He was St Oswald, in honour of whom Filey’s twelfth century […]
She’s done it! Stephanie Luxton completed her one hundredth round trip by bike between Filey’s Coble Landing and Hunmanby Gap this morning. Her daily five mile round trips commenced on 16th September and every day since she has become a familiar sight, often battling against a headwind along the beach. In total Stephanie has cycled 450 miles, taking seventy-three hours to […]