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 71 cottages near Staithes.

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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£475-£1045

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Skinningrove, near Whitby, Whitby & Area

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£475-£1045

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

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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£0-£749

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Staithes, near Whitby, Whitby & Area

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£0-£749

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

Keel Lodges - Spinnaker

4 star rating

Staithes, near Whitby, Whitby & Area

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

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£295-£865

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Staithes, near Whitby, Whitby & Area

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£295-£865

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

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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£539-£1699

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Staithes, near Whitby, Whitby & Area

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£539-£1699

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

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

Rockpool Cottage

4 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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£475-£935

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Staithes near Whitby, Whitby & Area

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£475-£935

Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 2 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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£309-£675

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

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£309-£675

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

One Beckside

4 star rating

Staithes, near Whitby, Whitby & Area

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

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£395-£945

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Staithes, near Whitby, Whitby & Area

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£395-£945

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

Holme Crest

3 star rating

Staithes, Whitby & Area

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

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£409-£849

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Staithes, Whitby & Area

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£409-£849

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

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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£480-£940

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Grinkle Lane near Whitby, North York Moors

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£480-£940

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

Flither Cottage

3 star rating

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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£335-£755

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

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£335-£755

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

Low Borrowby Cottages - Small Barn

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Borrowby near Staithes, Whitby & Area

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

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£325-£595

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Borrowby near Staithes, Whitby & Area

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£325-£595

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

Sleeping Dragon Cottage

4 star rating

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-£2545

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Kettleness, near Whitby, Whitby & Area

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£1039-£2545

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

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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£519-£1109

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Borrowby near Staithes, Whitby & Area

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£519-£1109

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

Long Row

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Port Mulgrave, near Whitby, Whitby & Area

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

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£259-£745

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Port Mulgrave, near Whitby, Whitby & Area

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£259-£745

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