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 69 cottages near Staithes.

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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£425-£1279

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Staithes, Cleveland, Whitby & Area

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£425-£1279

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

Cleveland Way Cottage

4 star rating

Skinningrove, near Whitby, Whitby & Area

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 2
  • Distance from Staithes (miles): 4

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£465-£1085

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Skinningrove, near Whitby, Whitby & Area

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£465-£1085

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

The Little Stone 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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£389-£875

4 star rating
Loftus, near Staithes, Whitby & Area

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£389-£875

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

Lynn Cottage

4 star rating

Staithes, near Whitby, Whitby & Area

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 1
  • Distance from Staithes (miles): 0

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£450-£849

4 star rating
Staithes, near Whitby, Whitby & Area

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£450-£849

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

Woodside Cottage

4 star rating

Near Easington, Whitby & Area

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

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£419-£1085

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Near Easington, Whitby & Area

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£419-£1085

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

The Anchorage

4 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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£459-£1045

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Staithes, near Whitby, Whitby & Area

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£459-£1045

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

Orchard Cottage

4 star rating

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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£369-£635

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Old Liverton Village, near Whitby, Whitby & Area

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£369-£635

Sleeps: 2 Bedrooms: 1 Bathrooms: 1 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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£365-£825

4 star rating
Staithes near Whitby, Whitby & Area

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£365-£825

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

The Lobster Pot

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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£329-£669

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

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£329-£669

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

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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£359-£805

4 star rating
Hinderwell, near Whitby , Whitby & Area

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£359-£805

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

Ash Cottage

3 star rating

Staithes near Whitby, Whitby & Area

  • Sleeps: 5
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 0
  • Distance from Staithes (miles): 0

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£380-£819

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Staithes near Whitby, Whitby & Area

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£380-£819

Sleeps: 5 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 0

Seatoller

4 star rating

Kettleness near Whitby, Whitby & Area

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

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£445-£839

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Kettleness near Whitby, Whitby & Area

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£445-£839

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

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-£735

4 star rating
Grinkle, near Easington, Whitby & Area

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£425-£735

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

Sycamore Cottage

3 star rating

Borrowby, near Staithes, Whitby & Area

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

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£295-£669

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Borrowby, near Staithes, Whitby & Area

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£295-£669

Sleeps: 4 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-£659

4 star rating
Skinningrove, near Whitby, Whitby & Area

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£359-£659

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