In order to ensure that this route is family-friendly, mainly off-road and free from busy traffic, you will need to return the same way. From Filey Town centre, you’ll head out to Scarborough via Cayton Bay, which is a stunning beach renowned for its excellent surf conditions. You’ll then continue to the bustling town of Scarborough via a traffic-free road, enjoying some excellent sea views along the way. If you skip the road down to the beach at Cayton Bay itself which does involve a steep climb back up, it’s a relatively flat route with just a few short climbs. It’s also fairly easy to navigate. The down-side to this route is that you do have to cycle alongside the busy main A165 for several km but you are on a cycle path. There are several pubs, cafes & shops along the whole route with a farm shop at Redcliffe and a snack shack at Cayton Bay (if you take a detour into the village of Cayton itself, there are shops, pubs and a stained glass centre with tea room – just head for the B1261 from Cayton Bay) and then a vast selection of refreshment options in Scarborough .