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Another accolade comes Filey’s way, as the beach has been listed in The Guardian’s 10 of Britain’s best wild beach walks. It comes hard on the heels of Hunmanby Gap being named in The Times top ten beaches in 2020. Once again the wide open spaces are highlighted as being ideal in this post-Covid world. Although […]

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After a miserable summer of cancelled events, we are overjoyed to welcome the Filey Food Festival back to the Crescent Gardens this weekend; Saturday 8 and Sunday 9 August. There will be thirty-five stalls with products from around the world, including some of Yorkshire’s finest producers. Chris Elley and his team have pulled out all the stops to […]

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For five years they have been helping keep the rubbish at bay. Five years of picking up fag ends, portable BBQs, beer cans, plastic toys, used nappies and anything else the public can leave on the streets and beach. The volunteer group Keep Filey Tidy began their ceaseless work in August 2015. Since then  their […]

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Just after 6pm last night the Filey inshore lifeboat was launched following reports of a large basking shark becoming stranded in shallow waters near Primrose Valley. The lifeboat crew joined personnel from the Coastguard, British Divers Marine Life Rescue, RSPCA and Scarborough Sea Life Centre in an effort to get the fourteen and a half foot basking […]

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One of the oldest pubs in Filey, The Grapes, has closed its doors for the last time. The Queen Street pub has been sold by Admiral Taverns as an unlicensed premise and it is expected that it will be converted to holiday flats. Former landlord Nick Herrington, who ran the pub for five and a half […]

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Sad news that the lovely Filey Museum will not be reopening this year due to the ongoing issues caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. The museum was set to open this spring, but lockdown meant that the grade II listed building had to remain closed. It was hoped to be able to open during the summer […]

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White Lodge Hotel
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There are competitions, and then there are competitions, and boy have we bagged three stellar prizes for this one! The first prize is dinner, bed and breakfast for two at the White Lodge Hotel on their opening night of Saturday 4 July. We can’t think of a better way to celebrate the start of the […]

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Filey War Memorial
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As we flick page through the pages of history, it is tempting to ascribe certain years as the end of one chapter and, therefore, the beginning of another. There is no more alluring target than the year 1914. Philip Larkin lamented that there would ‘never such innocence again’ in his poem MCMXIV. It has a […]

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Filey has been named by Rough Guides as the nineteenth best seaside resort in Britain. At first glance you might think that our lovely town has been hard done to, but read the list and actually the placing is quite a coup. First place was awarded to another North Sea resort, Tynemouth and a lovely […]

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Although many businesses are beginning to slowly reopen as the Coronavirus pandemic hopefully eases, the situation for many visitor attractions remains bleak. The Filey Bird Garden and Animal Park on the Scarborough Road recently posted an update on their difficult situation. We hope you might take the time to read their statement and consider helping […]

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