Staithes, Yorkshire Coast

Staithes, Yorkshire Coast

The quaint coastal hamlet of Staithes near Whitby has a small harbour and is full of character. Traditional fishing cobbles still work out of the harbour setting crab and lobster pots. The village is full of charm and seems lost in time. The harbour area is great to explore on foot and is a real jumble of white-washed cottages, arranged in no particular order. There are lots of alleyways and stepped ginnels to explore. There…

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The Cleveland Way – Runswick Bay to Staithes

The Cleveland Way – Runswick Bay to Staithes

This is a short (3 mile) cliff-top walk, from Runswick Bay, through Port Mulgrave and on to Staithes. Be prepared for some amazing views. The route follows the Cleveland Way for the whole length of the walk. Runswick Bay If you have walked into Runswick Bay from further down the coast, Whitby or Sandsend, then walk along the beach to the old lifeboat station. This sits above the rail-mounted winch and fishing cobles. From here…

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