things to do in filey

Things to do in Filey

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This Edwardian seaside resort offers a great selection of attractions for families of all ages and tastes. With golden beaches, delicious eateries and countryside landscapes, enjoy great things to do in Filey all year round.

Filey is home to popular attractions for tourists and locals alike. The main thing to do in Filey is the expansive Filey Bay Beach, a beautiful haven with coastal views and soft sands.

Filey Brigg is a site of Special Scientific Interest where you can spot sea life and explore rock pools, promising to be a great thing to do in Filey for families.

Other things to do for those feeling energetic include the Seafront Sculpture Trail and the Cleveland Way. A visit to the Bird Garden and Animal Park is a must for visitors throughout the year, whilst Crescent Gardens and Filey Museum offer great days out for families too.

Meander through the town and be delighted by the selection of souvenir shops and fish and chip cafés. Wander the line of streets before reaching the sandy beach.

Choose to laze on the glorious sands or try your hand at watersports if you are feeling more lively. The Spirit of Yorkshire Distillery is a great activity for adults where you can tour the distiller process and sample whisky.

No matter what you choose or where you go, you’ll never be short of things to do in Filey.

Things to do near Filey

Venture further afield and discover other things to do near Filey.  North Yorkshire provides heaps of places to visit including seaside resorts like Scarborough, Whitby, and Robin Hood’s Bay. York is a historic city that boasts a Gothic cathedral, York Minster and the National Railway Museum. Other places worth visiting nearby include Staithes and Redcar.

Continue reading to explore our travel guide of fantastic things to do in Filey…

  • Filey Bay Beach

    Filey Bay Beach

    Dog Friendly

    A traditional seaside resort set on the North Yorkshire coastline, offering an ideal location for families who are seeking a day at the seaside.

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    Filey Bird Garden and Animal Park

    Scarborough Rd
    YO14 9PG

    01723 514439

    This award-winning North Yorkshire attraction offers plenty of things for all ages and tastes to enjoy. From feeding the animals to relaxing in the gardens, you will be delighted by all the things you can do here.

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    Filey Brigg

    Filey Bay
    North Yorkshire
    YO14 9ET

    Adventure awaits you at this site of Special Scientific Interest, promising a superb coastal walk and dramatic views with its ever-changing face.

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    Filey Museum

    8-10 Queen St
    YO14 9HB

    01723 515013

    Explore eight rooms of this little gem and look forward to taking a trip down memory lane and learning about the local history of Filey.

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  • Spirit of Yorkshire Distillery

    1, Hunmanby Industrial Estate
    YO14 0PH

    01723 891758

    Discover the home of the county’s first single malt whisky and enjoy a tour around the distillery before having the opportunity to sample some of the latest releases.

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