Once the home of James Cook, who was an apprentice in a grocer's shop here before finding fame at sea; Staithes is worth visiting and not just because of its links to one of Britain's most famous sailors. It was also one of Britain's largest fishing ports as well as having huge amounts of mineral deposits. Jet, Potash, Iron and Alum have all been found nearby. These mineral deposits have also made it popular with geologists, both professional and amateur.

With its sheltered natural harbour lying between two cliffs and its tiny cottages, shops and inns jostling for space at the bottom of the cliffs, the village of Staithes is beautiful. It was this quaintness that led to the Staithes group of artists settling in the area around 1900.

To find out more about Staithes and its most famous son, a visit to the Captain Cook and Staithes Heritage Centre will allow you to discover all you need to know. Sited in a Methodist Chapel, the heritage centre focuses in on all aspects of Staithes' history including its fishing and smuggling past. The story of James Cook can be found on the top floor of the museum, complete with a recreation of the grocer's shop he started his working life in.

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There are 65 cottages near Staithes.

Blackgill Lodge

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Grinkle, near Easington, Whitby & Area

  • Sleeps: 2
  • Bedrooms: 1
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 2
  • Distance from Staithes (miles): 2

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£425-£695

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Grinkle, near Easington, Whitby & Area

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£425-£695

Sleeps: 2 Bedrooms: 1 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 2

Viewpoint

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Port Mulgrave near Whitby, Whitby & Area

  • Sleeps: 5
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 1
  • Distance from Staithes (miles): 1

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£433-£840

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Port Mulgrave near Whitby, Whitby & Area

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£433-£840

Sleeps: 5 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 2 Pets: 1

Kingfisher House

4 star rating

Staithes, near Whitby, Whitby & Area

  • Sleeps: 8
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 4
  • Number of Pets: 0
  • Distance from Staithes (miles): 0

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£725-£1619

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Staithes, near Whitby, Whitby & Area

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£725-£1619

Sleeps: 8 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 4 Pets: 0

Mariner’s Cottage

4 star rating

Skinningrove near Staithes, Whitby & Area

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 3
  • Distance from Staithes (miles): 4

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£333-£630

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Skinningrove near Staithes, Whitby & Area

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£333-£630

Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 3

Keel Lodges - Captain’s Quarters

4 star rating

Staithes, near Whitby, Whitby & Area

  • Sleeps: 12
  • Bedrooms: 5
  • Bathrooms: 3
  • Number of Pets: 2
  • Distance from Staithes (miles): 0

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£495-£1609

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Staithes, near Whitby, Whitby & Area

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£495-£1609

Sleeps: 12 Bedrooms: 5 Bathrooms: 3 Pets: 2

Flither Cottage

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Staithes, near Saltburn-by-the-Sea, Whitby & Area

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 1
  • Distance from Staithes (miles): 0

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£295-£739

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Staithes, near Saltburn-by-the-Sea, Whitby & Area

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£295-£739

Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 1

Liverton Lodge Farmhouse

3 star rating

Liverton, near Guisborough, Whitby & Area

  • Sleeps: 10
  • Bedrooms: 5
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 1
  • Distance from Staithes (miles): 4

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£569-£1455

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Liverton, near Guisborough, Whitby & Area

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£569-£1455

Sleeps: 10 Bedrooms: 5 Bathrooms: 2 Pets: 1

Orchard Cottage

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Old Liverton Village, near Whitby, Whitby & Area

  • Sleeps: 2
  • Bedrooms: 1
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 0
  • Distance from Staithes (miles): 4

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£355-£610

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Old Liverton Village, near Whitby, Whitby & Area

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£355-£610

Sleeps: 2 Bedrooms: 1 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 0

The Forge and Seaview Cottage - The Forge

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Grinkle, near Staithes, Whitby & Area

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 1
  • Distance from Staithes (miles): 2

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£430-£23039

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Grinkle, near Staithes, Whitby & Area

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£430-£23039

Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 2 Pets: 1

Pheasant Lodge

4 star rating

Staithes, near Whitby, Whitby & Area

  • Sleeps: 2
  • Bedrooms: 1
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 1
  • Distance from Staithes (miles): 0

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£305-£629

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Staithes, near Whitby, Whitby & Area

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£305-£629

Sleeps: 2 Bedrooms: 1 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 1

Mount Lea

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Port Mulgrave, near Whitby, Whitby & Area

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 3
  • Distance from Staithes (miles): 1

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£519-£759

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Port Mulgrave, near Whitby, Whitby & Area

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£519-£759

Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 2 Pets: 3

Anchor Lea

3 star rating

Staithes, Whitby & Area

  • Sleeps: 7
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 1
  • Distance from Staithes (miles): 0

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£319-£739

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Staithes, Whitby & Area

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£319-£739

Sleeps: 7 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 1

Thistle-Doo Nicely

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Staithes, near Whitby, Whitby & Area

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 0
  • Distance from Staithes (miles): 0

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£269-£819

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Staithes, near Whitby, Whitby & Area

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£269-£819

Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 0

The Anchorage

3 star rating

Staithes, near Whitby, Whitby & Area

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 1
  • Distance from Staithes (miles): 0

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£429-£905

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Staithes, near Whitby, Whitby & Area

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£429-£905

Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 1

Sleeping Dragon Cottage

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Kettleness, near Whitby, Whitby & Area

  • Sleeps: 11
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 2
  • Distance from Staithes (miles): 3

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£1039-£2575

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Kettleness, near Whitby, Whitby & Area

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£1039-£2575

Sleeps: 11 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 2 Pets: 2