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The Nook

Staithes, North York Moors & Coast (Ref. 1022953)


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3 Customer Review(s)

  • “Lovely holiday.”


    Nice cottage. well equipped. lots of nice touches re furnishings /pictures etc. Location fabulous-but not for the faint hearted as steep climb up to th etop---but if you know staithes not a problem. Only one difficulty and that was being unable to get response from owner when we phoned about slow draining toilet...which got worse and we had to use facilities at the pub. This was difficult in that we could not get a mobile signal unless we trecked each time to the top of the hill---so we are sorry to have the left the loo in a semi blocked state. Be assured that we did not put anything other than paper down the toilet. We wondered whether perhaps the drains were blocked somewhat because of all the rain. It was nice that when we arrived we found milk and T bags we also left bread milk veg etc, behind for next visitors. Despite this difficulty we would still stay there again and would recommend to friends.

    - Mrs Paynter, February 2020

The property

Boasting captivating views of the coast of North Yorkshire in the old harbour area of Staithes is this quirky, former fisherman’s cottage, The Nook.

This idyllic hideaway is positioned for families to explore the moorland of the North York Moors National Park, as well as the nearby seaside resorts of Whitby and Scarborough.

Situated over five floors, this property boasts character with boat-style steps taking you to each floor where you will be greeted by charming decor.

On the lower ground floor there is a kitchen, where the contemporary units complement the quality appliances left for you and your loved ones to rustle up delicious meals that can be enjoyed at the dining table.

You’ll enjoy spending time in the snug on the ground-floor, especially on a winter’s evening when the extra warmth from the woodburning stove with keep you toasty warm as you snuggle up on the plush seating.

An additional sitting room awaits on the third-floor, affording you stunning views of your surroundings to admire.

As the evening draws to a close, choose one of the two lovely bedrooms, comprising of a double bedroom and a second-floor bunk bedroom, offering the ideal set up for a family of four.

If you can tear yourself away from this idyllic retreat head to the centre of Staithes where a selection of pubs awaits you, as well as the Captain Cook and Staithes Heritage Centre, and the Staithes Studios Gallery to be discovered.

Head slightly further afield to the seaside town of Whitby, where a superb selection of amenities can be found, as well as attractions including the famous 199 steps up to the ruins of the abbey and the stunning Blue Flag beach where you will find opportunities for watersports.

Alternatively, explore the moorland of the North York Moors National Park or head along the Cleveland Way to experience the superb coastal views.

The Nook is a wonderful hideaway for a traditional coastal break to Yorkshire.


  • Over five floors
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x second-floor bunk
  • Second-floor shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Lower-ground-floor kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Third-floor sitting room
  • Electric heating and woodburning stove
  • Microwave, oven, hob, washing machine, TV and WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Public carpark nearby (£6 for 24 hours)
  • Two well behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking allowed
  • Pub within walking distance, shop within 2 miles
  • Note: Boat-style staircase, care to be taken
  • Note: This property is not suitable for anyone with mobility issues or children under twelve

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About the location


Whitby 10 miles.

The charming and sleepy seaside village of Staithes, with its cobbled streets and back alleys, is something of an artist’s dream. Its pretty houses and cottages are clustered around the old harbour and surrounded by high craggy cliffs on three sides, with a sheltered sandy beach set amongst the rocky coastline. The village can claim connections with Captain Cook who was apprenticed to a draper near the harbour. Nowadays, Staithes is a must for anyone visiting the Yorkshire Coast and has a good selection of pubs, shops and tea rooms. Staithes is still home to an RNLI lifeboat station and a small fleet of cobles (fishing boats) landing fish, crab and lobster, with boat trips for birdwatching, fishing and even whale watching available. It’s also the location of the popular BBC children’s TV series, Old Jack’s Boat. Staithes has a strong attraction for artists, with an annual Art and Heritage Festival, galleries and artists studios with art courses and workshops regularly on offer. There’s a free Illusion Trail, which guides visitors around the network of ginnels (alleyways), with trail guides available locally. The best views of the town can be enjoyed from the Cleveland Way which runs down the cliff to the sea’s edge. Altogether a superb base for exploring the Yorkshire Coast, visiting the larger resorts of Whitby or Scarborough and enjoying the moorland villages of the North York Moors National Park.

Note: This property is not suitable for anyone with mobility issues or children under twelve.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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