Bottle of Filey Bay whisky.
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A whisky distillery is not perhaps the first thing that comes to mind when thoughts turn to the crashing waves of Filey Bay. However, the Hunmanby based Spirit of Yorkshire Distillery is not only home to Yorkshire’s first whisky distillery, but it also produces the award winning Filey Bay Single Malt. It was recently awarded 95 out of […]

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Tour de Yorkshire at Filey
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The famous cycle race Tour de Yorkshire will be passing through Filey on 30 April. Filey will feature on the 176.5km Beverley to Redcar section of the race. This section essentially takes the race up the entire Yorkshire coastline. The route is Beverley – Hornsea – Bridlington – Flamborough – Filey – Hackness – Cote de […]

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Bike About Filey shop
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The popular shop BikeAbout Filey has moved to new larger premises on Union Street. The cycling shop offers servicing, repairs, bike hire (hybrid, electric, MTBs), spares, bike sales, group and individual cycling tuition, corporate bike related events, fleet supply and maintenance, bike library and donation station and cycle route advice. They also provide free delivery and collection […]

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Listening to a brass band concert in the Crescent Gardens is one of the highlights of summer. Who can resist lazing in a striped deckchair, whilst the homely tones of a Yorkshire band carries on the gentle summer breeze. The award winning Crescent Gardens are a joy in themselves, but on Sundays between June and September they […]

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Ullapool Creel tree
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The inspiration for Filey’s ‘Fishtive’ Tree came when a Filey resident saw the Creel Tree at Ullapool on the west coast of Scotland. Made from 340 prawn creels, the tree is nearly thirty feet high. It was first erected in 2016 and it has gone on to become the focal point of the town’s Winter Festival […]

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Filey Fishtive Tree
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As we approach the shortest day of the year, it’s the perfect time to visit the Coble Landing to see the Fishtive Tree lit up. It is constructed from lobster and crab pots by local fishermen. The tree is topped by a golden Salmon. Now into its third year the ‘fishtive’ tree is a much loved part of […]

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On Friday 22 May 2020, the Filey Literature Festival opens with a poetry dinner at Tommy’s on Hope Street. The event, that commences at 5.30pm, features three poets and a cow pie! The poets come from the Scarborough based publishers Valley Press. Established in 2008, Valley Press has in their stable local authors from Scarborough, York […]

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Vintage fairground ride
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The popular visitor attraction, the Scarborough Fair Collection and Vintage Transport Museum, based at the Flower of May holiday park at Lebberston, is applying for permission to extend one of its main exhibition buildings in order to further grow its collection. The extension will house art and artefacts owned by Scarborough Council. The Scarborough Fair Collection […]

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Poster showing times of Santa special train
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The annual Yorkshire Coast Community Rail Partnership Santa train is running this Saturday (14 December). Santa and his helpers will be on board the 10:30 Hull to Scarborough train and the 12:20 Scarborough to Hull train. All children on board will get free sweets and there will be mince pies for the adults. The trains are […]

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Reighton Sands
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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 […]

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