Fishing boats at Staithes, North Yorkshire

Fishing boats at Staithes

Taken from the pier at Staithes with the fishermen sorting their catch of the day.

Staithes was once one of the largest fishing ports on the north east coast of the United Kingdom and an important source of the minerals Jet, Iron, Alum and Potash. Staithes today is of great interest to both the amateur and professional Geologist,this section of it known as the "Dinosaur Coast".