Exploring Filey's Past :: Crimlisk Fisher Archive

The Yorkshire Coast

The coast and countryside of North Yorkshire attract millions of visitors every year. The stunning landscape and pristine coast, with miles of golden beaches draw the visitor, along with a wealth of attractions and events throughout the year.

The fertile land and the abundant riches of the sea has resulted in continuous human occupation since prehistory. The human history and social geography of the area is recorded and celebrated in museums and galleries across the region.

Scarborough, the world's first seaside resort has its own art gallery -Scarborough Art Gallery, managed by the same trust as The Rotunda Museum which also has events through the year  with a commemoration this year of 100 years since the bombardment of Scarborough in December 1914. Also well worth a visit is the Scarborough Maritime Heritage Centre.

Whitby, renowned for it's Gothic events, also has an outstanding Museum with a number of special collections 

Flamborough Lighthouse has a visitor centre where you can take a tour of the building.  

Bridlington Priory is an excellent example of late Norman Architecture, only bettered in the area by Beverly Minster

Further afield the archive for the county of North Yorkshire is based at Northallerton and holds a wealth of records, images and documents, all searchable online here.
Crimlisk - Fisher Archive. Written for the web  by  B Mulrine