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Guisborough – approx 16 mins by Car

A traditional North Yorkshire market town, mentioned in the Doomsday Book it is the site spectacular ruins of a former priory. It still has a popular bustling market each Thursday and Saturday, which is worth a visit.

Staithes – approx 19 mins by Car

Staithes Street

Cobbled Street in Staithes

Once one of the largest fishing ports on the North-East coast, it has also been known as an artists colony and home to the ‘Northern Impressionists’, as well as being of a compelling attraction to fossil hunters.

Runswick Bay – approx 21 mins by Car

With only 40 permanent residents, Runswick Bay is a tiny hamlet, protected from the North Sea by a sheltered port. It has a white sandy beach and a popular sailing club.

Stokesley – approx 30 mins by Car

A gateway to the North Yorkshire Moors, this traditional Market Town dates back to the Doomsday Book and still has a traditional market day each Saturday. Packed with independent shops and restaurants it offers an enjoyable day out for all the family.

Whitby – approx 33 mins by Car

Whitby Regatta

The Annual Whitby Regatta, August 2009

The bustling medieval town of Whitby is famed for its ruined cliff-top abbey, inspiration for Bram Stoker’s Count Dracula; its busy fishing port, source of its world renowned fish and chips (widely considered the best in England); source of Whitby Jet Queen Victoria’s mourning jewellery of choice.

Robin Hood’s Bay – approx 44 mins by Car

Robin Hood's Bay

A View of Robin Hood's Bay from the Harbour

An old fishing village, with a maze of narrow streets giving it a reputation for smuggling. It is also the settling of the Bramblewick books by Leo Walmsley. Exploring its nooks and crannies are an ideal day out for the family.

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