Filey, located in North Yorkshire, is a fairly small town. Once a fishing village, Filey offers a large beach which has now become popular as a tourist attraction. Visitors will also find that the nearby Cleveland Way, a scenic footpath, is an excellent attraction as well. The town offers a railway station, making it easy for the town to be easily accessed. Visitors should make sure they see the two wishing wells located in Filey while in town. Both are located in Crescent Gardens. The local area offers a range of eateries and accommodation options.
The English town of Filey is located within the county of North Yorkshire. The town of Filey is a relative small town and it is also a civil parish. The town of Filey is part of the Scarborough borough and it is located between Bridlington and Scarborough on the coast of the North Sea. The town of Filey first started out as a fishing village and the town is a very popular tourist resort with a large beach. Up until 1974 the town was an urban district within the county of East Riding of Yorkshire.
The town of Filey has a population of about six thousand eight hundred and nineteen. The town of Filey is located at the end of the Cleveland Way on the eastern part along a footpath that is rather long. The town of Filey is the place at which the Great Yorkshire Bike Ride terminates, this bike ride covers an area of seventy miles and it starts at Wetherby Racecourse.
The town of Filey has a railway station that is part of the Yorkshire Coast Line. The town once has a second railway that was part of the Holiday Camp railway Station and this station was located to the south of the town and served the Butlins Holiday camp that used to be in this area. The former Butlins Holiday Camp Site has now developed into a six hundred holiday home housing development, which is known as The Bay Filey. The Bay Filey is one of the biggest coastal developments of its type within the United Kingdom.