by Amanda Ing


Stay in Staithes is fully booked for the May Day weekend and 10/11/12th May, but there is currently availability for 17/18/19th May plus the Spring Bank holiday weekend for 3 or 4 night breaks in Seahaven and Stonegarth only. You can check availability and make your booking by visiting our website 

There is always loads to see and do in Staithes and surrounding areas, but May sees an action packed month of events. Please see information below for with dates for your diary along with website links for more information.

Lisa@The Endeavour 3/4/5th May

Lisa Chapman ran The Endeavour in Staithes in the early 2000s and was featured by Rick Stein in his BBC TV series and book "Seafood Lovers' Guide". She now runs regular pop up restaurants in the local area and returns to The Endeavour over the May Day Bank holiday weekend for the first of her 2019 guest events. For more details and to make you booking please phone Lisa on 01947 841321 or 07855 017412

Tour de Yorkshire 2/3/4/5th May 2019

This exciting cycle race returns to Yorkshire for its 5th edition including stages through Whitby and the surrounding area. The race comes within 3 miles of Staithes as it journeys along the North York Moors coats between Whitby and Mickleby/Ellerby before heading inland towards Grosmont and on to Scarborough for the stage finish.

Saltburn Pier 150th Anniversary 11th May

Join in the celebrations as Saltburn’s much-loved pier reaches the grand old age of 150. Loads of family entertainment throughout the day including Antiques and Farmers Market, Archive films and footage, Sand Art and Sculptures and Live Music and Entertainment. The day concludes at 9.45pm with a Firework Finale and the switching on of the new pier lights.

Beertown Festival 16th - 18th May

Craft Beer Celebration, turning Malton into a 'Theatre of Beer' - with 70 of the most exciting beers from the best breweries in the UK and beyond.

Whitby Fish & Ships Festival 18th/19th May

Whitby is one of the few places left in Britain where you can still experience the seafarer’s way of life from sea to shore, as it has been for hundreds of years. Explore everything that’s special about the Yorkshire Coast’s magnificent maritime culture, from the building of its boats to its multi award-winning fish restaurants.

Malton Food Lovers Festival 25/26th May

Set across the streets of Yorkshire’s Food Capital, Malton Food Lovers Festival is a celebration of Yorkshire's finest produce and cooking. The 2019 festival is our 11th and set to be the best yet. Expect artisan stalls, delicious street food, talks, tastings, celebrity chefs, demos, live music and much, much more!


Story Telling Weekend at Whitby Abbey 25th - 27th May 

Whitby Abbey dominates the town's skyline and has just re-opened to the public following a major £1.6 million re-interpretation project by English Heritage which includes a new museum and new interpretation around the historic site.

The abbey is a great venue for s top off during any visit to Whitby, but the May Spring Bank holidays see the English Heritage team host a Story Telling Weekend . Join them as they explore the works of classic writers such as Bram Stoker, Charlotte Bronte and Lewis Carroll, all of whom were inspired by the Whitby and its abbey. This should get the kids' creative juices flowing so why not get them to enter the childrens’ writing workshop?

Zog Activity Trail at Dalby Forest

You can head on an exciting forest journey with Zog and his friends! Follow the trail markers through the woods to find familiar characters from the story.

To be part of these fabulous events don't delay and book with Stay in Staithes today!!   

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