If you're holidaying with children, they'll love
exploring the rock pools along the small sandy beach, fishing net
in hand. Expect to find crabs, tiny fish and sea urchins - and
remember to look out for fossils along this 'Dinosaur
Walking in and around Staithes
A good reason to book a Staithes cottage is to enjoy the
wonderful walks in the area. The Cleveland Way passes through the
village, from which you can admire sweeping sea views from Boulby
Cliffs and discover all kinds of seabirds nesting on the
cliff-tops. And the North York Moors National Park is just a short
Don't miss a visit to the Captain Cook & Staithes
Heritage Centre, featuring a life-size street scene dating from
1745 when the young James worked here as an apprentice before
venturing out to sea.
Local amenities like shops and pubs cater for all your holiday
needs, plus the local Post Office doubles up as a National Park
Information Point - handy for picking up local leaflets and maps
Popular daytrips include Whitby, from where you can hop aboard
the North York Moors Steam Railway and trace the journey of the
'Hogwarts Express' through spectacular countryside.
For a relaxing break by the sea, a Staithes cottage holiday is
hard to beat!