COVID-19 ACKNOWLEDGEMENT Please note we have cancelled all bookings and refunded related deposits for upcoming holiday reservations at all our UPDATE properties up until the end of May 2020. If you would like to transfer your bookings to later on in the season, please arrange this by contacting May Rhodes (contact details below). Alternatively provisional bookings may be accepted without deposit for later in the year but will not be confirmed until we have more information from the government. We are continuing to maintain our properties and gardens to our high standard and look forward to welcoming you in the near future. In the meantime, we hope you stay safe and well.
 COVID-19 ACKNOWLEDGEMENT Please note we have cancelled all bookings and refunded related  deposits for upcoming holiday reservations at all our UPDATE properties up until the end of May 2020.  If you would like to transfer your bookings to later on in the  season, please arrange this by contacting May Rhodes  (contact details below).   Alternatively provisional bookings may be accepted without  deposit for later in the year but will not be confirmed until we have  more information from the government.  We are continuing to maintain our properties and gardens  to our high standard and look forward to welcoming you in the near future.  In the meantime, we hope you stay safe and well.  

Places to see and things to do

Things to do in Filey and Surrounds

Check out the Yorkshire East Coast website and websites for Filey Scarborough etc


Check out Stephen Joseph Theatre,

Visit Woodend Museum.

Try a bite at Tide Line Restaurant on the North Bay.

Browse the David Duggleby’s sale room Scarborough.

Scarborough Jazz Festival.

Gardens in the RHS Yellow Book. All private all worth visiting.

Art Galleries and Exhibitions Craft Courses with Felter Lindsey Tyson.

Vintage Car Museum at Thornton Le Dale.

Filey Fishing Festival. Filey Festival.

Staxtonbury Music Festival at Manor Farm, Staxton.

Scarborough Showcases mainly local talent from the Yorkshire region.

Loads of activities for all the family including, children’s entertainers, arts & Sailing Regatta Filey. Filey Lifeboat Weekend

Seashore Walk Filey Country Park.

Join our volunteers on a walk to Filey Brigg to look at seashore life, rocks and fossils. Examine them closely with our field microscope.

Muston Scarecrow Festival Visitors to the festival can expect to see over 100 scarecrows on display all over the village of Muston. During the festival, the village is literally taken over by scarecrows of a variety of shapes & sizes, colours & themes; you just never know where you might find one
peering at you!

Donkey Derby.

Yorkshire Day – Ow’t fo N’owt Day at Filey Beach.
To celebrate Yorkshire Day. Find out about Yorkshire’s Victorian National Seaweed expert and her
visits to Filey. Peer at Yorkshire Sea creatures through our microscope. Find out how to eat from the sea for free and take advantage of our free event in the best Yorkshire tradition of ‘spending now’t’. Sealife on the Seafront at Filey Beach RSPB event. Weatherpermitting there will be samples of living plankton and seashore life availablefor looking at under the microscope.


Scarborough Golf Week. A week of events at Scarborough, Whitby etc.


Goth Festival at Whitby



Christmas and New Year Events.






What to do?

Concerts at Leeds Arena, visit relatives, enjoy the Leeds Indie Food Festival, exhibitions at the Henry Moore Gallery, golf the wonderful courses of Alwoodley and Moortown, shop to your heart's content or search the visit Leeds or websites. All with a stay at Dunstarn Cottge, Leeds.


For all rentals please contact May Rhodes on or 07474449190 or Linda Burrows

07801651783 at Dunstarn Cottage is also available through Air B and B.


Our inaugural outdoor picnic theatre event  Pride and Prejudice was held in 2017 at Dunstarn Farm Adel Leeds 16 by Chapterhouse Theatre Co. 250 guests attended. 2018 we  performed Robin Hood . 2019 we took a break and hope to be back in 2020.


Last updated 7th Sept 2019

Web photos courtesy Linda Burrows

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