Downcliffe House Hotel

The Beach, Filey, North Yorkshire, England, YO14 9LA , United Kingdom | Hotel
Prices starting from $70.00

Travel Blogs from Filey

Seaside & Rather Interesting People

A travel blog entry by samplum


After spending 2 nights in beautiful Badwell Ash, it was very different getting to seaside Scarborough. Our hotel was high up on a cliff overlooking the sea. When we got there, I knocked and knocked and knocked but nobody answered. Eventually I went down to the basement to speak to a lady through her window. She was a bit cross with me and shooed me back upstairs to ring the doorbell which I had obviously not seen earlier. ...


A travel blog entry by clarkefamily


... they'd take your hand off.

First up was a swim in the ocean. Girls were told they needed to go for a swim in England, so off they went. We only had one towel so it was first in and first out if you wanted the dry towel. Unsure if the order of who came out of the water was the order of intelligence but the order was Eryn first, then Rachel, lastly Isabel. All 3 said that ...

In circa 43AD, the Romans came from overseas......

A travel blog entry by heatherham


... The next stop was Hadrian's Wall at Housestead, walked down the hill then up the next hill and then further up behind the fort and down yet another hill behind the fort to get to the wall. I was beginning to think that the wall was just another stone fence that separates the sheep into paddocks but I finally got to see it. It was the same rock as the sheep fences but about my height and very wide - as wide as a footpath. Kept going on to Whitby. The ...

The Curiosities of Whitby

A travel blog entry by jenandtony


... inside unusual light bulbs.

He was, it appears, also a bit of a maverick. He once acquired two whalebones through a competition he set for Norwegian whalers. However, the Urban Council rejected his plan for them so they got stuffed into a very large cupboard somewhere.

Then on Mayor's Sunday he organised an army unit to erect the now-famous whalebone arch whilst ...

La Rosa hotel, place of Victorian fun!

A travel blog entry by jenandtony


... Our room, Stoker, was named after Bram Stoker creator of the Dracula legend. From the window we had a fantastic view out over the bay to his inspiration, the ruins of the abbey on the opposite cliff.

Inside it was like a Gothic stage-set with lots of hidden secrets.

Whilst pouring tea into flowery china cups & saucers, watched from above by ...

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