With a picturesque harbour
draped with fishing nets, the neat resort of
Staithes offers spectacular views of sheer
Explorer Captain James Cook was apprenticed
here as a 17-year-old draperís assistant in
1728, although the little shop where he worked
has long since been washed away by the ocean.
Englandís highest perpendicular cliff, Boulby
(700ft), is just a couple miles away.
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