Filey

Welcome and thank you for visiting Filey Today a website that is run by local volunteers and is dedicated to bringing you the latest local community and business news in the heart of Filey – whilst also providing tourists with key information on places to visit, events and so much more.

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 the views that make Filey a lovely place to visit, there are many independent shops, restaurants, and bars, to also entertain you.

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

Most Popular Things To Do In Filey

Why Visit Filey?

There are so many wonderful things to do, such as visiting the beach, Filey Brigg, Glen Gardens, that we have listed throughout the website.

Perhaps you are coming to be 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 for finding things to do and see.

Where is Filey?

Filey is a relatively small town, in which it 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 demolished in 2003 after it’s closure in 1983.

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