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 73 cottages near Staithes.

Tinakori

3 star rating

Staithes, near Whitby, Whitby & Area

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 1
  • Distance from Staithes (miles): 0

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£339-£835

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Staithes, near Whitby, Whitby & Area

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£339-£835

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

Crow’s Nest

3 star rating

Staithes, Cleveland, Whitby & Area

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

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£375-£1025

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Staithes, Cleveland, Whitby & Area

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£375-£1025

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

Starfish Cottage

3 star rating

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

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

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£349-£609

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

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£349-£609

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

Blackgill Lodge

4 star rating

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-£745

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Grinkle, near Easington, Whitby & Area

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£425-£745

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

Mount Lea

3 star rating

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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£359-£819

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Port Mulgrave, near Whitby, Whitby & Area

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£359-£819

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

Honey Cottage

3 star rating

Hinderwell, near Whitby, Whitby & Area

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

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£275-£419

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Hinderwell, near Whitby, Whitby & Area

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£275-£419

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

Fosdyke Cottage

4 star rating

Skinningrove, near Whitby, Whitby & Area

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

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£359-£639

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Skinningrove, near Whitby, Whitby & Area

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£359-£639

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

Valley View

4 star rating

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

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

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£459-£819

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

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£459-£819

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

Sea Breeze Cottage

4 star rating

Cowbar, near Staithes, Whitby & Area

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

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£449-£789

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Cowbar, near Staithes, Whitby & Area

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£449-£789

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

Cliff Cottage

4 star rating

Staithes near Whitby, Whitby & Area

  • Sleeps: 5
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 0
  • Distance from Staithes (miles): 0

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£345-£745

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Staithes near Whitby, Whitby & Area

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£345-£745

Sleeps: 5 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 0

Viewpoint

4 star rating

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

Elizabeth Cottage

4 star rating

Hinderwell, near Whitby , Whitby & Area

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

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£335-£705

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Hinderwell, near Whitby , Whitby & Area

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£335-£705

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

Sunny Cottage

3 star rating

Staithes, near Whitby, Whitby & Area

  • Sleeps: 5
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 1
  • Distance from Staithes (miles): 0

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£379-£939

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Staithes, near Whitby, Whitby & Area

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£379-£939

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

Beckside Cottage

3 star rating

Cowbar, Staithes, Whitby & Area

  • Sleeps: 5
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 0
  • Distance from Staithes (miles): 0

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£450-£880

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Cowbar, Staithes, Whitby & Area

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£450-£880

Sleeps: 5 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 0

Cherrytree Cottage

4 star rating

Loftus, Saltburn-by-the-Sea, Whitby & Area

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 2
  • Distance from Staithes (miles): 3

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£359-£869

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Loftus, Saltburn-by-the-Sea, Whitby & Area

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£359-£869

Sleeps: 6 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 2