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 68 cottages near Staithes.

The Hayloft

5 star rating

Grinkle Lane near Whitby, North York Moors

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 2
  • Distance from Staithes (miles): 4

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£392-£940

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Grinkle Lane near Whitby, North York Moors

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£392-£940

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

Felicity House

4 star rating

Staithes, near Whitby, Whitby & Area

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

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£439-£925

4 star rating
Staithes, near Whitby, Whitby & Area

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£439-£925

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

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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£629-£1469

3 star rating
Liverton, near Guisborough, Whitby & Area

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£629-£1469

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

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

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-£665

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Skinningrove, near Whitby, Whitby & Area

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£359-£665

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

Stoney Cottage

4 star rating

Loftus, near Staithes, Whitby & Area

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 0
  • Distance from Staithes (miles): 3

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Loftus, near Staithes, Whitby & Area

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

One Stone Row

3 star rating

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

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

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£365-£665

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

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£365-£665

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

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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£749-£1615

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Staithes, near Whitby, Whitby & Area

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£749-£1615

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

Keel Lodges - Coble Cottage

0 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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£265-£639

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Staithes, near Whitby, Whitby & Area

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£265-£639

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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£359-£939

3 star rating
Staithes, near Whitby, Whitby & Area

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£359-£939

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

Deer Lodge

4 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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£405-£909

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Staithes, near Whitby, Whitby & Area

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£405-£909

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

Thistle-Doo Nicely

3 star rating

Staithes, near Whitby, Whitby & Area

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

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£319-£819

3 star rating
Staithes, near Whitby, Whitby & Area

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£319-£819

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

The Old Dairy

4 star rating

Grinkle Park near Whitby, Whitby & Area

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

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£392-£940

4 star rating
Grinkle Park near Whitby, Whitby & Area

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£392-£940

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

Cresta Bungalow

4 star rating

Port Mulgrave near Whitby, Whitby & Area

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

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£417-£750

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Port Mulgrave near Whitby, Whitby & Area

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£417-£750

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

Low Borrowby Cottages - Small Barn

0 star rating

Borrowby near Staithes, Whitby & Area

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

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£335-£585

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Borrowby near Staithes, Whitby & Area

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£335-£585

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