What is Staithes famous for?
Staithes is perhaps best-known for its links with Captain Cook. The young James Cook came to Staithes in 1745 at the age of 16 to apprentice to a grocer and chandler named William Sanderson. The apprenticeship did not last long; Cook fell in love with the sea and pined to become a sailor.
Where did Mortimer and Whitehouse stay in Staithes?
Mortimer and Whitehouse stayed in fishermen’s cottages in Staithes and boarded a small vessel to travel into the North Sea, before heading east of Osmotherley where they stayed in Chequers Holiday Cottage. “It’s a very quintessential country cottage.
Where did Bob and Paul stay in Staithes?
Paul and Bob stayed in Chequers Cottage in the North York Moors and we were so proud to see one of our properties featuring as the backdrop to such a magical programme. Emma, the owner of Chequers, has shared some of her personal photos that she took behind the scenes during the filming of the show.
Where is Jack’s boat filmed?
The CBeebies series Old Jack’s Boat, starring Bernard Cribbins, is set in and filmed in Staithes, with Old Jack’s house located at 4 Cowbar Bank in the town.
Who was born in Staithes?
Captain James Cook
Captain James Cook. James Cook (1728-1779) was born in the village of Marton near Middlesbrough and later apprenticed to a draper in the small fishing harbour of Staithes (11 miles north of Whitby).
What is the meaning of Staithes?
Definition of staithe dialectal, England. : a wharf for transshipment especially of coal (as from railroad cars into ships)
Where did Bob Mortimer fish in Middlesbrough?
Teessiders will remember last year’s Gone Christmas Fishing episode saw Bob and Paul fish on the Tees and the Esk, visit the North Yorkshire Moors, the seaside village of Staithes and Bob’s home town of Middlesbrough.
Where on the tees was gone fishing filmed?
The first episode was filmed in North Uist in the Outer Hebrides. The island is home to an intricate network of tidal pools and sea lochs, and an ideal place to fish up some sea trout. It has a population of little over 1,000, making it one of the most remote locations the comedians have ever fished.
When was old Jack’s boat filmed?
Old Jack’s Boat is a British pre-school children’s television series that stars Bernard Cribbins as Old Jack, the owner of a multi-coloured boat called The Rainbow. In each episode Jack (Cribbins) tells a story to his dog, Salty. The first episode was broadcast on CBeebies at 5.40 pm on Monday 21 January 2013.
What breed is Salty Dog CBeebies?
Salty Dog is with us again. Her real name is Scuzz and for the record she is a Hungarian Vizsla.
Did James Cook live in Staithes?
James Cook (1728-1779) was born in the village of Marton near Middlesbrough and later apprenticed to a draper in the small fishing harbour of Staithes (11 miles north of Whitby). There he fell in love with the sea and his time in Staithes is remembered in the Captain Cook and Staithes Heritage Centre.
Is there a beach at Staithes?
Staithes is where the North York Moors meets the coastline a perfectly secluded small sandy beach. It’s a gorgeous fishing village with a cosy harbour; a destination for geologist and fossil hunters; and, perhaps most famously, the home of a community of well-known artists.
Should you go fishing in Staithes?
That alone is reason enough to visit, but now there is another: fishing. Staithes was recently chosen as the setting for the BBC’s Mortimer & Whitehouse: Gone Christmas Fishing. Since the show aired last weekend, interest in visiting the north Yorkshire village has rocketed.
What is it like to live in Staithes?
Staithes is a gorgeous fishing village with a cosy harbour, a great location for geologist and fossil hunters and perhaps most famously, the home of a community of well-known artists.
Where can you find contemporary art in Staithes?
Staithes Gallery displays an astonishing variety of quality contemporary art inspired by its location in a historic Yorkshire fishing village with strong artistic traditions. The Endeavour Restaurant nestles in an old cobbled street at the heart of the picturesque North Yorkshire village of Staithes.
Staithes was once one of the largest fishing ports in the North East, now this hillside gem is a treasured based for exploring Yorkshire’s cliff top paths and discovering the delights of rock pooling and fossil hunting on the small sandy beach. Find out more about Staithes here.