Sea Breakers holiday cottage is situated in the old part of Filey, on the stunning Yorkshire Coast with direct and easy access to the beach and the Lifeboat station and amusements on Cobble Landing, as well as the town centre, where there are plenty of places to eat and many interesting independent shops.
Sea Breakers is a former fisherman’s cottage constructed around 1875.
It has been refurbished to a high standard and is light and airy offering spacious accommodation with two bedrooms on the first floor; the main bedroom has a double bed and the second bedroom has full size bunk beds.
The modern bathroom has a shower over a bath and heated towel rail.
The kitchen is fully equipped with electric cooker, microwave, washing machine, dishwasher and fridge-freezer.
In the lounge there is a 32” TV with Freeview and a DVD player.
The cottage has gas central heating, complimentary WiFi and is dog friendly.
There is off street parking on a first-come first-served basis plus plenty of free on-street parking.
Filey was voted Beach of the Year 2018 by The Sunday Times and was awarded the top platinum award in Yorkshire in Bloom 2018 for the Parks, Gardens and Open Space Category.
With its glorious sweep of soft, golden sand, Filey beach is one of the best in the country for families; it’s so huge that, no matter how busy it gets, it’s never crowded!
The beach is the perfect place to take a walk, fly a kite, build a sandcastle, snooze in a deckchair, or maybe do a spot of birdwatching on Filey Brigg.
Early Spring may find you face to face with a snoozing seal on the beach or on the Brigg and in summer there are regular sightings of porpoises.
Once you have enjoyed your time on the beach, then you can follow it up with a trip to the much-loved Cobble Landing with its picturesque jumble of boats, kiosks and amusements, for a cuppa and a bacon buttie?
Filey is a great base for visiting the North Yorkshire Moors, Scarborough, Whitby and Robin Hood’s Bay to the north, whilst to the south you can visit the lighthouse on Flamborough Head or the RSPB Reserve at Bempton Cliffs where there is some of the best bird-watching in England, or visit the attractions at Bridlington, Hornsea and Hull.
Nearby Stately homes include Burton Agnes Hall (near Bridlington), Castle Howard (where Brideshead revisited was filmed) and Sledmere House.
Close to the cottage is Filey Museum providing an insight into Filey’s historic past.
There is further information on Filey below and for more information on all the activities and attractions in the area, please visit www.discoveryorkshirecoast.com.
Sports enthusiasts will find excellent local golf courses (Filey, Ganton, Scarborough, Flamborough, Bridlington, Driffield and Malton (Scarborough and Bridlington both host Golf Weeks).
There is also scope for windsurfing, sailing, cycling and canoeing as well as great walking along the cliffs or in the surrounding countryside; both the Wolds Way and Cleveland Way end at Filey.
About the location
Scarborough 7.5 miles; Bridlington 11 miles.
Filey is a traditional English seaside resort with a friendly atmosphere, offering a restful holiday, making an ideal place to stay for walkers and wildlife watchers at any time of the year. A real gem on the Yorkshire coast. A fishing town on the North East Coast, Filey has enjoyed a reputation of being a resort since Victorian times, set beside the magnificent Filey Bay, a long stretch of beautiful sand, with Filey Brigg and its shallow rockpools to the north. Filey Brigg is a low headland that protects Filey Bay and provides good bird watching and seawatching opportunities all year round. The 400 ft high Bempton Cliffs (RSPB Reserve) to the south of Filey Bay are home to over 250,000 seabirds in the summer. gannets, kittiwakes, puffins, guillimots and razorbills all nest there. Gannets are regularly seen diving for fish in Filey Bay. The Brigg area is an ideal place to watch for common and rarer waders, seabirds and migrating warblers,finches and thrushes. As well as seabirds, seals and other marine life, such as porpoises dolphins and Minke Whales can be seen in the sea around the Brigg. The town itself seems almost caught in a time warp, retaining much of its character with individual shops, narrow paths and ginnels. There is a small coble landing, a slipway where local fishermen keep their boats, plus delightful beach chalets that can be hired through the summer months. The bay is edged with two promenades and there are various gardens, where brass bands play on a Sunday afternoon. This small town is family orientated, with donkey rides available on the beach, children’s play areas, crazy golf and candy floss. Also in Filey there is the Filey Dams Nature Reserve, a wetland reserve where common and rare waders and wildfowl can be seen as well as autumn gatherings of swallows, sand martins and house martins. Also there is Parish Wood (just off Sycamore Avenue) an unexpected gem that offers a wealth of wildlife. Willow warbler, chiffchaff, blackcap and tree sparrows breed there and a wide variety of other species are regularly seen such as great spotted woodpeckers and sparrow hawks. Parish Wood also provides shelter and food for a wide range of migrant bird species such as goldcrests, pied and spotted flycatchers, warblers, finches, thrushes and woodcocks. A short drive brings you to the busier town of Scarborough where for family fun you can visit the Alpamare Waterpark, a waterpark unlike anything the UK has ever seen before, as well as plenty to explore and discover in this lovely area.