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.
Filey’s Fishtive Tree was lit on Saturday in front of a packed Coble Landing. The tree, made from lobster pots, is now into its third year. It has become something of an institution and indeed Christmas at Filey without it would now be unthinkable. The tree nestles among the boats of the Coble Landing and is built […]
Standing over looking the vast sweep of Filey Bay, The Crescent exudes a dignified air. The white painted blocks gently curve southward, mirroring the bay and setting the social tone of the town for one hundred and eighty years. The Crescent is quite simply one of the British coastlines greatest streets and one with a […]
Yorkshire Water has announced that the water quality at Reighton has achieved the ‘excellent’ rating, meaning that the beach can now apply for the coveted blue flag award. The water quality moved from ‘good’ to ‘excellent’. Several other Yorkshire beaches were also promoted to the excellent category, including Scarborough North Bay, Hornsea and Robin Hood’s […]
Tickets for Amanda Owen’s talk at Filey Literature Festival have sold out! The appearance of the Yorkshire Shepherdess has captured the imagination of Filey people and tickets were flying out of the door of Mrs Bishop’s Doggie Deli. The tickets for the Friday night headliner, Ian McMillan and Luke Carver Goss, are selling well. They are […]