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Billy Butlin bought 120 acres of  land off  George Milner, the price £12,000 Butlins Fileya substantial amount of money is 1938 Construction of Filey camp started in 1939. Again the war put a halt to Billy’s plans. After a meeting with Hore Belisha the  minister for war, being the shrewd businessman he was Billy made a deal with the government to finance the completion of the camp, and at the end of the war he regained control for an agreed fee. Filey was one of the most famous and largest Butlin’s Holiday Camps in the country, a few miles to the south of the town that gave the camp its name, at Hunmanby Gap.
After the war, Butlin’s managed to have the camp ready to open for the last two weeks of the 1945 season. With the addition of Filey Holiday Camp station in 1947 campers no longer had to travel from Filey by busBig Charlie to the camp. With the camp having a capacity of 11,000 at its peak, this must have been quite a task to organise, The station closed in 1977 owing to the decline in railway use, as most visitors now arrived by car.
Butlins  announced in 1983 that along with Clacton, Filey would close at the end of the season. The site had became no longer viable. Being the largest, filling the camp was becoming a problem and the site was put on the market.
Yorkshire businessman Trevor Guy bought the camp in 1985 and after a coat of paint and a new name, Amtree Park opened in may 1986. Unfortunately the venture failed and six weeks later the camp was silent again.
Over the next twenty years and numerous owners, with planes for the site, all doing their bit to remove any trace of the once mighty holiday camp.Butlins Badge Filey 1952
The site is now being developed by Essential Vivendiand with stage one of the plan to build 689 properties with a  Hotel and Leisure Centre.
Owing to Trevor Guy selling a section of the northern end of the camp to neighboring Primrose Valley (Now owned by Haven) it is still possible to holiday on the hallowed ground.