Essential Filey

Beach Haven

The real gem of Filey is the incredible five mile sweeping bay providing picturesque views of the Yorkshire Coast. Spend the afternoon on the golden sands or take a walk along the promenade with its colourful beach huts, mini golf course and coastal-themed sculptures.

Wildlife Paradise

Filey is the perfect destination to immerse yourself in the local wildlife and unspoiled natural beauty. The seaside town is perfect for geology and marine biology enthusiasts; the Brigg is surrounded by hundreds of ship wrecks which remain a source of intrigue to professional divers.

One of the top attractions in the area is the Filey Bird Garden and Animal Park where you can discover a mix of exotic animals, birds and wildlife. The Animal Park offers a fun day out for all the family where you can get up close and personal with meerkats, alpacas, wallabies and many more.

History & Heritage

The Yorkshire Coastline is bursting with fascinating pieces of history from the rich fishing heritage of Filey to exploring the surrounding areas along the Cleveland way and nearby Hunmanby. The 105 mile long Cleveland Way starts in Filey and passes through many heritage sites, dramatic coastlines and picturesque moorland.

Take a stroll along the historical promenade where you will find The Seafront Sculpture Trail. Inspired by Filey’s Heritage, the works of art have been designed by Russ Coleman and attract many visitors to explore the exhibit. Delve into the fascinating history of the town at Filey Museum.

Fun for all the Family

There’s something fun for all the family on a seaside break to Filey. Come rain or shine, there’s an abundance of attractions such as Playdale Farm Park and Filey Bird Garden and Animal Park to entertain everyone. On a beautiful day, spend the day on the beach with a bucket and spade but don’t forget to grab some delicious fish and chips for lunch and an ice cream to enjoy. Additionally, visit the Filey Country Park and Filey Brigg for a wander to take in the stunning coastal views.

Food & Drink

Dine in a selection of restaurants, cafes and bars in Filey from the finest Fish & Chips at Inghams to Gin and Pizza at The Boat Shed. Filey has a wide selection of places to eat and grab a coffee. Visit Redcliffe Farm Café for a wide selection of traditional farmhouse cooking including delicious Sunday Roasts.

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