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 67 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-£689

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Grinkle, near Easington, Whitby & Area

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£425-£689

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

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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£289-£625

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Hinderwell, near Whitby, Whitby & Area

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£289-£625

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

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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£435-£1085

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Staithes, Cleveland, Whitby & Area

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£435-£1085

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

Spangle Cottage

4 star rating

Borrowby near Staithes, Whitby & Area

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

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£385-£795

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Borrowby near Staithes, Whitby & Area

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£385-£795

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

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

Cloud Nine

4 star rating

Port Mulgrave, near Whitby, Whitby & Area

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

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£349-£649

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Port Mulgrave, near Whitby, Whitby & Area

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£349-£649

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

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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£425-£919

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Staithes, near Whitby, Whitby & Area

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£425-£919

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

The Miner’s Cottage

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

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

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£345-£735

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

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£345-£735

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

Seacot

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Runswick, near Whitby, Whitby & Area

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

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£615-£1419

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Runswick, near Whitby, Whitby & Area

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£615-£1419

Sleeps: 6 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 2 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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£369-£665

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Skinningrove, near Whitby, Whitby & Area

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£369-£665

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

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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£355-£609

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Old Liverton Village, near Whitby, Whitby & Area

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£355-£609

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

Warsett Cottage

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

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

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£0-£919

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

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

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-£655

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Staithes, near Whitby, Whitby & Area

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£305-£655

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

One Beckside

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Staithes, near Whitby, Whitby & Area

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

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£429-£969

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Staithes, near Whitby, Whitby & Area

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£429-£969

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

Black Bull Cottage

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Ugthorpe, near Whitby, North York Moors

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

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£275-£659

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Ugthorpe, near Whitby, North York Moors

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£275-£659

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