North York Moors CAM

Sunday 16th January 2000

Staithes


 

Staithes

Staithes, known colloquially as 'Steers' , meaning 'landing place' , is one of the least spoilt coastal fishing villages on the North Yorkshire Coast

(Click for larger size panorama)

 

cobbled street

A steep road drops down to the narrow cobbled main street which leads to the sheltered harbour

 

Cowbar Nab & Staithes Harbour

Cowbar Nab protects the village from any fierce northerly gales

 

Captain Cook's Cottage

Captain Cook's cottage in Church Street

 

plaque

Young James Cook served his apprenticeship with a local grocer and tasted his first experiences of seamanship in the village of Staithes

 

fishing boats fishing boats

The fishing boats are high and dry at low tide

 

Staithes from Cowbar

Staithes viewed from Cowbar

 

Boulby Cliffs

Boulby Cliffs, the highest in England at 679 feet, lie about two miles north-west of Staithes

 

sunset at Roxby Lane sunset over Scaling Dam

A couple of sunsets at Roxby Lane and Scaling Dam reservoir on the way home.

 


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