Water, Water, Everywhere
The Bay is ideal for water explorers, water walkers, surfers, water wildlife and more!
Check out our guide to everything water at The Bay Filey!
Swimming Pool / Leisure
The Bay Filey has 2 swimming pools – a large 20m indoor pool that is heated and open all year round as well as a small baby pool – again heated and all year round.
The pool is available 10 hours a day for swimming and the pool also has the sauna and steam, room included.
All holidays with us includes access to the swimming pool and gym as well as sauna / steam.
Water walkers / other activities
There are bookable activities in the pool such as water walkers, sorbs, scuba – these are operated by Away resorts and a fee is to be paid.
The Beach / The North Sea?
Pool not big enough for you – then check out Filey Beach – 5 miles of golden sand and you can see why it really is winning award after award year after year. Remember all our properties include direct beach access!
It is advised to always be supervised and check tide times. If you wish to swim we advise going into Filey town and swimming between the flags in the RNLI lifeguarded area.
Other Beaches – There are numerous other beaches such as Flambiorough, Scarborough and Cayton – check locally for tide times!
Scarborough can be home to morning surfers most days – especially in North Bay – Enjoy a wide open beach and the company of others is recommended. Always check the tide times and ensure adequate supervision.
You can walk from your cottage, apartment or lodge to the Lake and if you are lucky you could actually be staying on the lake at Low Lake Lodge.
Enjoy a walk round the lake(s) in the Bay Holiday Village and spot the newts, owls and other wildlife that make this so special!
Alpamere Water Park
Check our Alpamere – an amazing indoor and outdoor water park in Scarborough……
“All the way from the Alps, Alpamare Scarborough is a waterpark like no other. If you love adventure, it’s time to experience the biggest, the fastest, the wettest, the warmest, the cleanest, the waviest, the newest, the funnest, the most unlike-any-waterpark-you’ve-seen before waterpark. Choose from our gigantic wave pool, warm outdoor garden pool, Splash and Play area or stunning outdoor infinity pool. Four exhilarating state-of-the-art long water rides will take your breath away and give you the adrenaline ride of your life. Our Alpine-style wellness centre and spa is perfect for relaxing and pampering yourself, whatever the weather”
Sea Life (Centre)
Scarborough hosts the Sea Life Centre – a short drive away on North Bay In Scarborough (or catch the train from Piesholme Park)
“Dive into our amazing underwater world at SEA LIFE Scarborough! Waddle with our adorable Humboldt penguins in their walk-through home at Penguin island- this specialist enclosure was designed to let our guests get closer than ever before to our incredible feathered friends and they’re not shy about saying hello! Stop by our specialist Seal Hospital and meet seal pup patients our teams have saved from our local coastal waters. Follow their journey through rescue, rehabilitation and release. Scarborough SEA LIFE Sanctuary is a unique indoor and outdoor attraction ideal for a family day out as well as an unforgettable entertaining and educational experience!”
North Yorkshire Water Park
Check out North Yorkshire Water Park
“North Yorkshire Water Park, at Wykeham Lakes near Scarborough, is home to one of the largest natural watersport lakes in North Yorkshire. The Water Park, spanning 250 hectares, offers a range of fun filled activities suitable for the whole family! Create unforgettable adventures and experience the thrills of Stand Up Paddle Boarding, Kayaking, Open Water Swimming and Fishing. Whether you are looking to develop your watersport skills, challenge yourself to learn something new, or simply want to take in the beautiful lakeside views, there’s an activity to suit everyone! Take a leisurely stroll, jog, or cycle along our new 2.5km all-terrain gravelled track with views of the beautiful natural landscape, or hop on a pedalo to enjoy the views from the water! The Water Park is dog friendly, but make sure to keep them on a lead so wildlife and nesting birds aren’t disturbed.”