Welcome To Filey Today

Welcome and thank you for visiting FileyToday.co.uk a website that is run by local volunteers and is dedicated to bringing you the latest local community and business news in the Filey District – whilst also providing tourists with key information on places to visit.

For those who are interested in visiting Filey, it can be found in North Yorkshire – close to both Bridlington (to the south) and Scarborough (to the North).

Filey is a beautiful location that has a sense of calmness about it, with so many things to do, including the beautiful scenic walks – particularly along the Promenade and the 5-mile-long beach.

It’s not just about the views, and tourist attractions that will encourage you to come to Filey. There are many independent shops, restaurants, and bars, to also entertain you – that’s why Filey has according to the 2011 census a population of 6,981.

A Photograph of Filey Beach, which includes people walking there dog,

Most Popular Things To Do In Filey

Is Filey Worth Visiting?

Here in Filey, there are so many wonderful things to do, such as visiting the beach, Filey Brigg, Glen Gardens.

Perhaps you are being entertained at one of the wonderful events, such as the Steampunk Weekend, Kite Festival, or perhaps the 10k beach race.

There are so many events and attractions in Filey, that you won’t be spoilt for choice.

Where is Filey?

Filey is located on the North Yorkshire coastline, 7 miles South of Scarborough and 11 miles North of Bridlington.

According to the 2021 census data, the town of Filey had a population of 6,665, in which a high percentage of these people were aged over 50.

What is Filey Known For?

Going deep into our history books, Filey is well known for being a fishing Village – however we can go further back and discuss the Vikings, Normans and also Romans in Filey.

In the modern era Filey attracts thousands of tourists a year to the town, capturing the beautiful views that the town has to offer.

For many years, many people flocked to Filey to Butlins holiday camp that was eventually destroyed in 2003 after it’s closure in 1983.

filey promenade 1