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Pictures of Filey

a Historic Market Town in the county of North Yorkshire

Church Street cottages in the heart of 'old' Filey town
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About Filey

Filey is a former fishing town on the North coast of England. It first became a noted holiday resort in Victorian times when the railways opened up giving city dwellers access to the coast. Much of the town developed during this period and from this prosperous time there remains handsome crescents of imposing Victorian properties, many of these have been converted into hotels, but some continue as private residences.

As a seaside resort Filey is superb, it has a wide sweeping bay framed by red clay cliffs and it is sheltered to the north by the natural stone break-water of Filey Brigg. The bay is blest with lovely golden sands, ideal for relaxing, swimming and a safe place for little children whose only wish is to play at building castles in the sand! Filey Bay is backed by a promenade with picturesque gardens, these provide a pleasant place to sit watching the activity on the beach below, or a lovely place to stroll following a hearty evening meal. At one end of the bay there are some pleasant gaily painted chalet's. It is odd to think that these little huts, not wanted for several years, now change hands for thousands of pounds.

Visitors will find a goodly selection of shops, everything is catered for from food, to clothing, and naturally there are buckets and spades as well as souvenirs.

In the old part of Filey visitors can see pleasant cottages, these are particularly in evidence in the vicinity of Church Street. The impressive church of St.Oswald lies in this area. This is an ancient, spacious church with a strong tower and parts that date back to the 12th century. Until the 16th century St. Oswald's belonged to the Augustinian Canons of Bridlington. Visitors to the church can see a Fishermen's Memorial Window dedicated to those lost at sea, a "weatherfish" on the square tower, and in the crammed churchyard there are tombs, headstones and crosses from several centuries.

Filey has attractions to suit everyone, with its five miles of sand and sea, it caters for all generations. The choice is yours - sun bathing, yachting, surfing, you can even take to the water for a sea fishing trip, but if it is "land only" for you then there are a host of other things to do including golf, bird watching, or simply sitting in a pleasant shaded spot soaking up the friendly atmosphere.

For evening entertainment Filey is second to none, it has plenty of pubs, clubs and amusements. Visitors will find a good choice of restaurants, cafe's, fish 'n' chips, accommodation is plentiful and ranges from self-catering caravan parks to luxury hotels.

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Hotels & Accommodation in Filey

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Bay House in Filey, North Yorkshire, England

Bay House

Filey, North Yorkshire, England (0.2 miles, 0.3 km)
Bay House is a holiday home situated in Filey, 37 km from Whitby. It provides free private parking. Free WiFi is featured throughout the property. The kitchen has a dishwasher and there is a private ...
More info and book online..  Price from £410.00

Binton Guest House in Filey, North Yorkshire, England

Binton Guest House

Filey, North Yorkshire, England (0.3 miles, 0.5 km)
Binton Guest House is situated in Filey, 37 km from Whitby. All rooms are fitted with a flat-screen TV. You will find a kettle in the room. Binton Guest House features free WiFi ....
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Cherries in Filey, North Yorkshire, England

Cherries

Filey, North Yorkshire, England (0.4 miles, 0.6 km)
Situated walking distance from the Filey seafront, Cherries offers spacious self-catering accommodation in a detached house. Free WiFi is accessible at the property....
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Upper Floors At The Lawns in Filey, North Yorkshire, England

Upper Floors At The Lawns

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Set in Filey, Upper Floors At The Lawns offers self-catering accommodation with free WiFi. The unit is 37 km from Whitby. The kitchen is equipped with a dishwasher. A TV is offered. There is a privat...
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Sandlings in Filey, North Yorkshire, England

Sandlings

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Situated in Filey in the North Yorkshire Region, this holiday home is 37 km from Whitby. The unit is 11 km from Scarborough. There is a dining area and a kitchen equipped with dishwasher. A TV and DV...
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The Bait Shed in Filey, North Yorkshire, England

The Bait Shed

Filey, North Yorkshire, England (0.4 miles, 0.6 km)
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Peartree House in Filey, North Yorkshire, England

Peartree House

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Featuring a garden, Peartree House is a holiday home situated in Filey. The property features views of the garden and is 38 km from Whitby. There is a dining area and a kitchen complete with a dishwa...
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