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May 30, 2015 - Belford - Day 6

It was with a tinge of regret that we left our accommodation at Ellerby. The staff had been good and our dining experience excellent. Our first objective for the day was to visit Staithes an old seaside fishing village now a tourist destination. It lays claim to Captain James Cook's first employment as a grocer's apprentice before moving to Whitby to join the navy. Positioned alongside a steep roadway that winds its way to a protected harbour, Staithes is similar in character to Robin Hood Bay. There is a definite seafaring village charm...

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