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.
From 16 May the train service will return to its pre-covid service level of one train every hour between Hull and Scarborough and vice versa. A huge relief for those who use the train to travel for work and shopping. Additionally, it will improve connections at Seamer for those travelling further afield. The full timetable can be downloaded […]
In September a United States Navy warship is scheduled to visit Filey Bay. It is part of the commemorations of the historic Battle of Flamborough Head, which occurred during the American Revolutionary War of 1779. The battle is taught in every US school and John Paul Jones, the Scottish-born captain of the American ship the Bonhomme […]
It was a busy Bank Holiday weekend for the volunteers who respond to reports of seals being in distress. Overwhelmingly, it is disturbance by humans and dogs that accounts for the majority of the call outs. Juvenile seals regularly haul themselves out of the sea at night and use the sands of Filey Bay as a much […]
Filey is the eighth best seaside resort in Britain according to a poll conducted by the consumer group Which. Nearly 5,000 respondents ranked seaside resorts on numerous facets from beaches to attractions, peace and quiet to food and drink. Bamburgh in Northumberland topped the poll with an 85% satisfaction rating. It also received five stars for […]