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Filey

Discover Filey

Looking for a quaint and relaxing seaside break with delicious Fish and Chips and a golden sandy beach? Filey is the perfect place for your nostalgic break on the Yorkshire Coast. The former fishing village is now a popular seaside destination with an historic promenade, beautiful Edwardian architecture and an impressive 5 mile sandy bay.

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About Filey

Filey is a seaside town and civil parish in the Borough of Scarborough on the North Yorkshire coast.

Historically part of the East Riding of Yorkshire, it is located between Scarborough and Bridlington on Filey Bay.

Although it was historically a fishing village, it has a large beach and has become a popular tourist resort.

Filey has a population of just under 7,000 based on recent census data.

Trivia - notable people from Filey

  • Leo Blair, the father of Tony Blair, former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom was born in Filey.
  • Edmund Crawford, footballer, Liverpool & Clapton Orient
  • Andy Crawford, footballer, Derby County & Blackburn Rovers

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