Skinningrove has its own Ironstone Mining Museum just a few hundred yards away and there is also a shop and pub close by. The beautiful sandy beach and sand dunes is a hidden gem and perfect for walking the dog. The charming fishing village of Staithes is only 4 miles away and is one of the most photographed villages in Yorkshire and claims connections with Captain Cook, who was apprenticed to a drapier near the harbour. Nowadays, Staithes is a must for anyone visiting the Yorkshire Coast and has a good selection of pubs, shops, tearooms and an Art Gallery. Saltburn is 6 miles away in the opposite direction and is a great day out for all the family to enjoy with its own cliff lift dating date to 1884 and famous pier which is the most Northerly surviving British pier. The Smugglers Heritage Centre not far from the lovely promenade which is perfect for a leisurely stroll on a fine evening. There are lots of activities in Saltburn including surfing, fishing, golf and swimming. You can also enjoy horse riding by taking a trek across the beach. The beautiful village of Runswick Bay is only another couple of miles down the coast and slightly further is the picturesque resort of sandsend, which are both definitely worth a trip. The famous Captain Cook’s town of Whitby is only 15 miles away and is a perfect day put for families or couples looking to enjoy the ample restaurants with their awards for excellent cuisine or to sample the famous Fish and Chips.