What to do and where to go around Filey and the Yorkshire Coast

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Filey is a quaint seaside resort situated on the Yorkshire Coast between Scarborough and Bridlington with a glorious 5 miles of award winning golden sands :
A mecca for family days on the beach and don't forget the famous Filey Brigg which juts out into the sea and has hundreads of rocks pools for crabbing and is great for an afternoon stroll, just don't forget to check the tide times!

On a sunny day there is nothing better than a walk down the bridal path to Filey beach to enjoy sandcastle building, swimming and paddling in the sea, and a delicious ice-cream; all rounded off with a relaxing Beach BBQ. On the quiet stroll home, you may even pass the Filey Beach Donkeys who live just across the road from our cottages, before settling back down into your luxury boutique style holiday accommodation with a glass of wine.

Filey also offers some splendid coastal walks along the well signposted Cleveland Way, either North towards Scarborough, or South towards the famous Bempton Cliffs to spot amazing wildlife including puffins and gannets. Cycle routes along either cycle paths or quiet country roads through the spectacular local countryside also prove popular with couples and families alike.

The Seaside town also offers plenty of sporting activities with free Hard and Grass Tennis Courts, a Football Pitch, Bowls, Crazy Golf, Sailing, BodyBoarding/Surfing (own equipment required), Canoeing and Pedaloes; alongside a large Paddling Pool overlooking the fantastic sand where many a beach hut can be hired for lazy days on the beach.

Another well known attraction is the Muston Scarecrow festival (10 minute walk from the cottages), where the whole village of Muston makes and displays scarecrows of all types, ranging from traditional styles to well-known celebrities! If you are holidaying mid-August this is certianly well worth a visit. Whilst throughout the year from Easter until late September, Bargain Hunters will enjoy the numerous Car Boot Sales located nearby.

Furtherafield guests can enjoy days-out in nearby Scarborough, visiting the Sealife Centre, New for 2016 Water Park with slides and an outdoor pool ,Open air theatre, or traditional seaside affair including the famous Harbour bar; Flamborough for enchanting coves and caves and wonderful clifftop views; whilst Hull offers Harbours and Docks for exploration and the Deep Tourist Attraction. The city of York offers an inland alternative, offering the York Minster, City Walls, Yorvik centre and National Train Museum. All of which are easily accessed from the farm, with a bus stop 100m away and only a 10 minute walk to the train station; providing easy hassle-free days out without the car.

For those seeking more of an adrenaline rush, the Flamingo Land theme park and zoo, offers a fun day out for all the family, whilst the North Yorkshire Moors railway is only a short drive away, offering steam trains to both Goathland and Whitby depending on the time of year. Whilst the surrounding North York Moors offers further potential for hikers and mountain bikers alike, with hundreds of miles of paths and trails, ranging from the easy green trails to the expert black ones within Dalby Forest. To finish your day, why not take a trip to the 'Go Ape' high wires adventure course or a more relaxing drink in the visitor centre.

For eating and drinking, Filey offers a range of restaurants including Italian, Traditional English, Indian and Chinese, not forgetting the necessary Fish and Chip shops, alongside numerous tea shops offering fresh coffees and cakes; whilst if a pint is what you're after the town offers a number of hostelries.

Filey and the surrounding Yorkshire Moors and Coast certainly will keep all the family busy, so why not book your luxury cottage today and enjoy a fantastic traditional seaside break.

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