Destination guide

Why people love visiting friendly Staithes

Enjoy the culture and other features of Staithes. Travellers to this welcoming city praise the bars, seaside and restaurants. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Sightseeing in and around Staithes

Do you want to discover things to do while you're in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Staithes a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Whitby Golf Club (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • Saltburn Cliff Lift (7.4 mi / 12 km)
  • Whitby Pavilion (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
  • Kirkleatham Owl Centre (11.9 mi / 19.2 km)
  • Wilton Golf Club (12.6 mi / 20.2 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Staithes

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 18°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Staithes

Travellers appreciate the beautiful ocean views and pristine beaches, which is just a taste of what Staithes has to offer. Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Staithes is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Whitby Beach (8 mi / 12.8 km)
  • Pannett Park (8.5 mi / 13.6 km)
  • Guisborough Forest (12.5 mi / 20 km)
  • Yorkshire Moors (12.5 mi / 20.2 km)
  • Robin Hood's Bay Beach (13.7 mi / 22.1 km)
  • Flatts Lane Woodland Country Park (14.3 mi / 23.1 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Staithes

The nearest airport is in Durham (MME-Tees Valley), located 25.9 mi (41.7 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Staithes?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,074 holiday rentals around Staithes. From 489 Cottages to 454 Houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Staithes is on Stayz.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Staithes?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Staithes. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Robin Hood's Bay Beach: 2,050 holiday rentals
  • Whitby Harbour: 1,949 holiday rentals
  • Whitby Beach: 1,926 holiday rentals
  • Whitby Lighthouse: 1,905 holiday rentals
  • Marske Station: 1,355 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Staithes listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cottages in Staithes?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 489 Cottages in Staithes. Our other popular types of Staithes holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 454 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 489 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 489 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Barns and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Staithes?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 10 holiday homes with pool available in Staithes. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.