There are so many Tees Valley attractions which are perfect for a day out.

With nationally significant arts and entertainment venues, museums and historic sites and contemporary galleries, the question isn’t where will you go but where will you go first?

Lose yourself in the stories of the region in Tees Valley’s museums and at historic sites as you journey through railway and maritime history, be immersed in contemporary and cutting-edge galleries filled with modern art or experience exciting family adventures.

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4Motion Darlington

4Motion Skatepark, dedicated to providing a safe, fun environment for BMX, Inline, Scooter and Skateboard. *Please check session times on the website.

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Air Trail

Standing tall on the banks of the River Tees and just a stone’s throw from the historic market town of Stockton-on-Tees, Tees Barrage boasts an impressive assortment of adventurous activities suitable for all ages and abilities and Air Trail is the newest addition to this exciting adventure hub. Situated on a small peninsula dividing the river, Air […]

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ARC

ARC is a venue in the centre of Stockton on Tees, offering a full programme of professional, high quality cultural entertainment including music, comedy, dance, theatre, film and family performanes and community art sessions. ARC has an extensive programme of creative activity for people to take part in and they provide support and development opportunities for […]

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Billingham Beck Valley Country Park

With its wildflower meadows, reedbeds, ponds, marsh and woodland, Billingham Beck Valley is a great place to explore – whatever the time of year.  There’s plenty of footpaths running through the park, criss-crossing Billingham Beck and extending into the wider countryside. The park is a real haven for wildlife.  Birds such as kingfishers and wagtails […]

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Billingham Forum Ice Arena

From competent skaters to Bambi on ice, Billingham Forum Ice Arena encourages and welcomes all. We offer skating lessons for those who require that little extra support or for those looking to become the next Torvill and Dean.  As well as your skating sessions, the Ice Arena hosts some spectacular Under 18 ‘club-style’ nights such as our popular UV and […]

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Borough Hall

The Borough Hall is the largest public building in Hartlepool and is located close to the coast in the historic Headland area. The large hall can accommodate many events and is used for public events such as the annual Horticultural Show and Christmas Party Nights. It is also used for exhibitions, award ceremonies, conferences, boxing […]

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Burn Valley Gardens

Burn Valley Gardens is a wonderful green corridor which connects the town centre with Family Wood, Summerhill and the wider countryside to the west of the town. The eastern entrance to the park is located at York Road and the western entrances at Catcote Road and Elwick Road. Burn Valley Gardens is within close walking […]

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Butterfly World

At Butterfly World you can enter the magical world of a Tropical Rain Forest, where you can stroll at your leisure past beautiful trees and flowers. Sit beside the splashing waterfalls and pools and enjoy watching the vibrant wing beats of hundreds of the worlds most exotic and beautiful butterflies fill the air. There is […]

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Camerons Brewery Visitor Centre

Originally established in 1854 by William Waldon the brewery was taken over by John Cameron in 1872. Cameron grew the business by buying out smaller breweries before rising to fame as a successful entrepreneur and philanthropist. Guided brewery trips are available – bookings taken in advance. All trips are rounded off nicely with a visit […]

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Captain Cook Birthplace Museum

Captain Cook Birthplace Museum will be closed over the winter period and re-open in Spring. Discover why Captain James Cook is the world’s most famous navigator with our exploration into his early life, seafaring career and legacy of his voyages. The Captain Cook Birthplace Museum opened on the 28th October 1978 – the 250th anniversary […]

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Cleveland Ironstone Mining Museum

On the site of the original Loftus Ironstone Mine, this museum offers visitors an exciting and authentic underground experience. Discover the special skills and customs of the miners who helped make Cleveland one of the most important ironstone mining districts in Victorian and Edwardian England. – Hear how ironstone was first discovered in the Cleveland […]

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Cluedini

Ideal for smaller groups, Cluedini Yarm can be found on the High Street in Yarm. Cluedini is an innovative, fun & exciting team based activity set against the clock. Often referred to as a ‘puzzle room’, ‘live escape room’ or ‘exit game’, you and your fellow teammates will enter a room whereupon you need to solve a […]

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Cluedini

Cluedini is an innovative, fun & exciting team based activity set against the clock. Often referred to as a ‘puzzle room’, ‘live escape room’ or ‘exit game’, you and your fellow teammates will enter a room whereupon you need to solve a series of puzzles, cryptic clues, riddles and more before the timer hits zero. Cluedini is […]

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Darlington Hippodrome

Darlington Hippodrome (formerly Darlington Civic Theatre) re-opened in November 2017 after a £13.7m restoration. The theatre is located in the heart of Darlington, just a short stroll away from Darlington’s bustling town centre shops, cafes, restaurants and bars. For more information about what’s on please visit darlingtonhippodrome.co.uk.

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Darlington Library (Crown Street)

A community hub located in Darlington’s Central Library on Crown Street in the centre of the market town. There two entrances at the front of the building and an accessible lift at the Priestgate end of the building, which takes you straight into the main lending library. Within the Grade 2 listed building you will find: […]

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Dorman Museum

The Dorman Museum has a huge collection of items from the fantastic to the fabulous, from natural history and geology to social history and Victorian arts and craft. Interesting and fun for all ages and abilities. Our recent re-developments have created eight galleries and three exhibition spaces and mean there’s something for everyone including plenty of hands-on […]

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Eden Flight Training

Eden Flight Training offer a range of flights to suit your needs, from pleasure flights to full pilot qualifications with experienced flight instructors. Why not experience the Tees Valley in a different light with a pleasure tour from Eden Flight Training?

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Enigmatology

Enigmatology is an escape room venue in Stockton-on-Tees. Test your detective skills and solve the mystery before the 60 minutes time limit runs out….

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Eston Arts Centre

Eston Arts Centre is located in the historic town of Eston and is a vibrant cultural space that shows a regular exhibition programme of contemporary art and holds talks, workshops and events.

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Flatts Lane Woodland Country Park

Flatts Lane Woodland Country Park is the perfect place to explore the countryside south of Normanby. The park is also an ideal starting point from which to visit the Eston Hills. The car park is located off Flatts Lane that runs between Normanby and the A171 Guisborough Road. Brown tourist signs are located in Normanby […]

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FlowRider

An incredible water based experience for all the family – no experience required! The FlowRider takes in all aspects of board sports. It has the look of surfing, the ride of snowboarding, the tricks of skateboarding, and boards derived from wakeboarding. By generating a thin sheet of water, no more than three inches deep, that […]

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Forum Theatre

Entertainment for all the family with drama, comedy, musicals, children’s productions and pantomimes. Corporate hospitality and conference facilities available.

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Gallery TS1

In the heart of Middlesbrough, Gallery TS1 exhibits and sells quality art and crafts which are all produced by local artists. Purchase handmade art pieces and support local artists, from gifts to pottery to wall hangings. You can find something unique for your home or as a gift. 

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Gamers Lounge

Head to Gamers Lounge in Darlington and choose from over 250 games to play. 20 Xbox One S stations are equipt with Leather Reclining chairs and 50mm gaming heatset driver, all being displayed on 4K 43″ TV’s. Hit the arena where you’ll find six Playstation 4’s with gaming chairs and 1ms response time monitor’s for a competitive […]

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Georgian Theatre

Our venue is a 200 capacity venue managed and programmed by Tees Music Alliance. The venue opened as a theatre in 1766, the building underwent a range of uses up until 1993 when it was handed over to us by our landlords – Stockton Borough Council – who have worked with us since then to […]

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Gisborough Priory

The ruins of this priory in the Tees valley are dominated by the dramatic skeleton of the 14th century church’s east end, an outstanding example of early Gothic architecture. One of the first Augustinian priories to be built in England, Gisborough was founded by the Bruce family, ancestors of Robert the Bruce, King of Scotland. […]

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Go Climb

Forget about your traditional indoor climbing centre located within Billingham Forum GoClimb is the leading innovation in climbing and is all about fun whatever your age or ability. Offering vibrant, creative designs, each wall presents its own unique challenge and features themed elements to help you reach the top. Picture walking on the surface of the moon, twisting […]

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Guisborough Forest & Walkway

Guisborough Forest & Walkway Visitors Centre provides the ideal starting point for a visit to Guisborough Forest. The visitors centre is situated in Pinchinthorpe on the outskirts of Guisborough. It extends for 2.5 miles along part of the route followed by the old Guisborough Branch Railway line where it forms a gateway to Guisborough Forest […]

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Guisborough Museum

Guisborough Museum is housed in a building to the rear of Sunnyfield House on Westgate Road. A volunteer run museum, it specialises in the social, agricultural and commercial history of the town. Displays include a wealth of artefacts and photographs, depicting the town’s history. Larger exhibits include an elegant Victorian parlour, the interior of a chemist’s […]

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Hart Saxon Church Saint Mary Magdalene

St. Mary Magdalene Church has been a place of prayer and worship for hundreds of years, with its roots dating back to the Saxon Era. The earliest evidence of a church on the site where St. Mary Magdalene’s stands today dates to 675AD; this church would have been wooden, later being replaced by a stone building with […]

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Hartlepool Art Gallery

Hartlepool Art Gallery sits centrally within the cultural quarter of the town and is part of  the Church Street innovation and Skills Quarter (ISQ). It is a stunning and beautifully restored Grade II Victorian church, formerly known as Christ Church which was built in 1858. The gallery opened in 1996 and is within a minutes’ […]

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Hartlepool Central Library

Hartlepool’s main library with an extensive range of books and computers with free access to the internet. Childrens area with activities and books for all ages. The library also offers various daytime activities for all ages.

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Hartlepool Marina

Hartlepool is nestled in the Tees Valley in the North East of England, an old town steeped in over 1000 years of history. Hartlepool boasts an award winning marina promoting up to 500 fully services berths including our new drive on drive off docking for smaller craft alongside a 40ton travel hoist, boatyard and amenity […]

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Hartlepool Town Hall Theatre

Built in 1896, the Town Hall Theatre is a beautiful Victorian/Gothic style theatre with an exciting entertainment programme. Over this time it has introduced many generations to the delights of live theatre, both as spectators and performers. The Theatre seats up to 400 and has its own stylish and contemporary bar. The facilities are extremely […]

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Head of Steam

Head of Steam Museum is located on the 1825 route of the Stockton & Darlington Railway, the world’s first steam-worked public railway. The site encompasses three significant Stockton & Darlington Railway buildings of the 1830s/50s: North Road Passenger Station, the Goods Shed and Hopetown Carriage Works. Step back in time to Victorian Darlington. Venture into […]

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Heugh Gun Battery Museum

Explore a faithfully restored 19th century coastal defence battery. This North-East visitors attraction boasts a unique history, being the only area to have seen ship-to-shore combat during the First World War and throughout World War II up until 1956 with the disbanding of the coastal artillery forces. The exhibits tell the story of those who […]

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HMS Trincomalee

HMS Trincomalee, built in 1817, is one of the oldest ship afloat in Europe and the last of Nelson’s frigates. She is the centrepiece of the award winning attraction, Hartlepool’s Maritime Experience and is now fully restored in an award-winning project. Come aboard for a unique experience of Navy life 2 centuries ago. Audio guides […]

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Holymolies

Holey Molies is an 18 hole indoor crazy mini golf course and makes a fun filled family day out. Our main attraction is the courses first hole which is the worlds longest hole. Can you get a hole in one? Have fun watching live entertainment, tuck into comfort food and enjoy a drink at the bar too!

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Inclusion Archery

Inclusion Archery makes the amazing sport of archery available to everyone aged six years upwards, regardless of abilities. They have a range of bows and when you join, they will provide all equipment, and instruction from an experienced member of their team to ensure you get the most from your experience. All sessions start on the hour and everything is […]

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InitialSpin

InitialSpin is a young persons driving experience in a BMW Mini Cooper located at Teesside International Airport. From as young as 14 years of age, teenagers can get behind the wheel with an advanced driving instructor with dual clutch and brake controls, experiencing the exhilaration of driving in a safe off-road facility. Lessons are 1 hour […]

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Jump 360 Trampoline Park Hartlepool

By injecting new leases of life into disused buildings and warehouses, Jump 360 is providing exciting and exhilarating indoor trampoline park experiences across the North East. Featuring firm favorites like foam pits, airbags and of course over 80 trampolines. Ther’s also an exciting introduction of traverse climbing walls, spiral slide foam pits, Aeroball courts and even hang […]

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Jump 360 Trampoline Park Stockton

By injecting new leases of life into disused buildings and warehouses, Jump 360 is providing exciting and exhilarating indoor trampoline park experiences. Featuring firm favourites like  foam pits, air bags and of course over 100 trampolines! There’s also a range of other exciting activities available including slam dunk basketball lanes, penalty shootout, dodgeball courts, slack […]

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Kirkleatham Museum

Kirkleatham Museum is the local history museum for the borough of Redcar & Cleveland with a treasure trove of artefacts and exhibitions set on three floors all hosted within a magnificent 1710 Queen Anne building. The museum features a wide range of semi-permanent displays covering local and social history and the maritime and industrial heritage […]

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Kirkleatham Owl Centre

Located in the historic and tranquil village of Kirkleatham in the grounds of the 1709 Kirkleatham Old Hall Kirkleatham Owl Centre is the UK’s oldest established Owl Centre. Over the years the collection has grown to include a wide range of creatures, ranging from Vultures and Meerkats, to Rabbits and Emus and lots more besides! They […]

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Kirkleatham Walled Garden

Kirkleatham Walled Garden is situated within the wider Kirkleatham Estate, on the south-western outskirts of the coastal town of Redcar. The historic Estate dates back to the mid-17th century and covers over 79 ha. Wind your way round the beautiful gardens, take a stroll in the science garden or make splash in the water play […]

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Lane 7 Middlesbrough

Middlesbrough’s only dedicated bowling alley! Grab some food, hit some pins and enjoy the brilliant atmosphere! Lane 7 is the perfect place to gather with friends and take part in some friendly competition!

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Locke Park

Locke Park is situated off Corporation Road, Redcar. It is home to a boating lake, tennis courts, childrens play area, and gardens.

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Middlesbrough Theatre

This intimate 484-seat venue has a growing reputation for providing a wide range of quality professional and amateur entertainment – from popular musicals to modern drama and from celebrity nights to family shows.

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Middlesbrough Town Hall

As ‘A Town Hall for the 21st Century’ we are ambitious, generous, resilient and sustainable, the beating heart of the Tee Valley’s civic and cultural life. We are a town hall for everyone; for every citizen of Middlesbrough and beyond. Middlesbrough Town Hall brings communities together through the universal language of music and the arts. […]

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Mill House Leisure Centre

A wide variety of sports facilities are available at this Council run facility, which lies in a central location on Raby Road. Two swimming pools, one to competition standards with a 57 metre indoor / outdoor water slide and two 1m diving board facilities as well as a teaching pool. Excellent pool, sports hall and […]

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MIMA

Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art, part of Teesside University, is moving forward with a civic agenda, to reconnect art with its social function and promote art as a tool for changing the world around us.  With this vision, we see ourselves as a ‘useful’ museum. We wish to have an influence on society, taking a […]

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Museum of Hartlepool

The Museum of Hartlepool is housed in a purpose-built building adjacent to the National Museum of the Royal Navy. See Hartlepool through the ages as history is brought to life in this newly-transformed museum, with artefacts and exhibitions focusing on key events over 5,000 years, which includes a poignant First World War poppy memorial. Explore toys […]

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National Museum of the Royal Navy Hartlepool

A fascinating journey through time, set in an authentically-created historic quayside of the 1800s. Experience Fighting Ships, a powerful insight into the tough lives of sailors from around the time of Admiral Lord Nelson and the Battle of Trafalgar. Learn how they were press ganged and see what life was like on board HMS Trincomalee. […]

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Newham Grange Farm

Newham Grange Farm is the perfect day out for the whole family! In fact, there’s so much to do that you’ll have a hard time deciding where to start! Maybe you’d like to see the big animals, like llamas, horses, goats, and pigs? Or who could resist the petting barn, where you can get up […]

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Organism

Organism is a sculpture by local artist Andrew Mckeown. It was opened officially on Wednesday 7th November 2007 by Councillor George Dunning, Leader of Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council. This latest addition to the Saltburn Top Prom Development Project complements the nearby Fossil Garden. Created in steel with bronze patina, Organism was inspired by microscopic […]

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Ormesby Hall

Nestled in Middlesbrough is the green oasis of Ormesby Hall, once home to the Pennyman family. This classic Georgian mansion is surrounded by 250 acres of parkland and farmland which offer year round seasonal walks with a colourful Victorian formal garden accompanying the mansion. Uncover the family’s stories from ‘wicked’ Sir James to Colonel Jim, […]

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Our Funhouse

A multi-level soft play centre for children aged up to 12 years in Middlesbrough. Offering children’s parties, after school activities, adventure play, toddlers sessions, and educational play. Come along and see for yourself. FEATURES AND FACILITIES Toddlers area: Finger maze puzzle Noodles game feature Interactive footprint trail Textures and mirrors Golden coins treasure Hunt Double […]

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Palace Arts Gallery

Palace Arts Gallery launched in 2013 and is managed and curated by Mark and Nel Hickson. Its large space is divided into two sections: a main gallery and a smaller gallery. The main gallery exhibits work from local and regional artists in a series of open exhibitions which last around three months. The smaller gallery shows […]

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Platform A Gallery

Located in the railway station of central Middlesbrough, Platform A represents emerging and established artists. Platform A Gallery is committed to working creatively, exploring new approaches to arrive at the best outcomes to provide the highest calibre exhibition programme. If critically engaged contemporary art and artists is what you want, Platform A Gallery and Platform […]

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Preston Park Museum & Grounds

Discover the Hall and its treasures. Experience what life was like in 1895 as you take a stroll down our replica Victorian Street. Plus for little and big kids alike there’s a chance to let off some steam in the Adventure Play Area and Skate Park.

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Project Escape

Project Escape is Middlesbrough’s largest, most experienced Escape Rooms. Having opened in 2016, over a thousand groups have been locked into their beautifully themed rooms. Once locked in, you and your group have 1 hour to find the clues, solve the puzzles and eventually escape. Project Escape currently have 5 Escape rooms with 4 different themes. […]

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Quads 4 All

Quads ‘4’ All is situated in a pleasant rural setting, making it an outdoor attraction with a difference. It will test the riding skills of adults, boys and girls of all ages. Offering different sized quad bikes to suit any age group and three different types of tracks for children’s varying abilities. Experienced marshalls provide […]

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Raby Castle

Uncover history at Raby Castle. Built by the mighty Nevills in the 14th Century, and home to Lord Barnard’s family since 1626, you’ll be fascinated as knowledgeable and friendly Guides help bring history to life with guided tours of the halls and chambers which house fabulous interiors, art collections and dramatic architecture. Outdoors, enjoy a […]

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Redcar Racecourse

Redcar Racecourse offers 18 days of action packed horse racing from April to November. The unique atmosphere created at Redcar Racecourse, coupled with excellent facilities, guarantees that you’ll have a truly memorable day out. A day at the races is the perfect way to celebrate a special event whether you’re planning a day out with […]

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Roseberry Topping

At just 1,049 feet (320 m) high, Roseberry Topping may not be the biggest hill you’ll ever see, but it will certainly be one of the most distinctive. Its shape, caused by the combination of a geological fault and a mining collapse in 1912 has made the hill the most beloved landmark in the Tees Valley […]

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RSPB: Saltholme

Saltholme is an amazing wildlife experience in the Tees Valley. Explore the breathtaking, state-of-the-art visitor centre with panoramic views of this huge wetland wildlife reserve. There’s a brilliant café – just follow your nose for freshly-brewed coffee, gooey cakes and mouthwatering meals – and a great shop where you’ll be able to spend a bit […]

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Saabat Gallery

Saabat Gallery is a contemporary art gallery in South Bank. It is a place that works to encourage public engagement with contemporary art through exhibiting new work in a context of participation and debate. Admission is free.

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Saltburn Cliff Tramway

Located in the pretty Victorian seaside town of Saltburn, the Saltburn Cliff Tramway is the oldest water balanced funicular still in operation in Great Britain, linking Saltburn town with the only remaining pleasure pier on the whole North East and Yorkshire coast.

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Saltburn Community Theatre

Saltburn Community Arts Association Ltd (SCAA Ltd) provides artistic and educational opportunities for the people of Saltburn-by-the-Sea and the surrounding area. Saltburn Arts is established as a charitable trust run by volunteers to organise events with an emphasis on arts, education, drama and history. Many groups make use of the range of facilities at the centre which […]

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Saltburn Miniature Railway

A 15″ gauge miniature railway running from the seafront to the Valley Gardens, Italian Gardens, Tea Lawn and Woodland Centre. The railway was first established in 1947, whilst the locomotive ‘Prince Charles’ was later introduced in 1953. It was re-opened to the public in April 2003 following an extensive relocation project lasting 2 and a […]

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Saltburn Pier

Saltburn Pier is an impressive Victorian iron structure that extends out into the North Sea for 200 metres. The pier was commissioned by the Saltburn Pier Company in 1867 and opened in May 1869. The only remaining pier in the Tees Valley, Saltburn Pier has endured severe weather fronts and collisions and remains to this […]

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Saltburn Studio

Saltburn Studios is a contemporary gallery and artists’ studio complex in Saltburn-by-the-Sea in the North East of England. We exhibit a wide variety of different art forms from a range of artists and aim to create an inspirational environment for artists, curators, educationalists and the community. Saltburn Studios provides a forum for lively debate through a range […]

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Scenic Air Tours

Sit back and relax whilst you take to the sky and a Pilot flies you across the Tees Valley. Pleasure Flights seat up to 3 passengers making Scenic Flights amazing value so why not split the cost and share the fun! You can purchase your gift voucher online, valid for 12 months so there’s plenty of time to arrange your flight. All prices […]

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Seaton Carew Beach

The delights of Seaton Carew beach and location provide the opportunity to all to enjoy a traditional seaside experience. Seaton Carew provides all you would expect – a fabulous beach, arcades, fish and chips, restaurants and of course ice-cream! It is possible to walk from the edge of Hartlepool Marina to the Tees Estuary and […]

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Seaton Park

Covering 6.5 hectares, Seaton Park is situated close to the seafront at Seaton Carew, an attractive coastal village to the south east of Hartlepool. Opened in 1962 the park occupies part of what was Glebe Farm Estate, which was bought by Hartlepool Borough Council in 1949. The park contains a bowling green, tennis courts, playing […]

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Splash!

Splash Stockton is a modern, spacious leisure facility located in central Stockton. Here you will find an offering of a range of sporting, fitness and leisure activities for all ages and abilities. Splash Stockton first opened in 2001 when it was transformed from the old Stockton Swimming Pool. In 2008-2009, the facility underwent huge refurbishments […]

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St Hilda’s Church Visitor Centre

St Hilda’s is the parish church of the Headland. The church (a Grade 1 listed building) stands in a commanding position by the sea. It is a vibrant and living church, an impressive architectural structure and a place of great importance in the development of the Christian faith in the region and Christian heritage in general […]

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Stewart Park

Stewart Park covers about 120 acres and consists both of mature woodland and arboretum on the southern side, with open parkland on the northern side. Two sets of lakes provide habitat for water fowl. A big favourite with all the family is the extensive pets corner with many types of domesticated animals, fallow deer, llamas and […]

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Summerhill Country Park

Summerhill is a unique Country Park that is both a Local Nature Reserve and Outdoor Activity Centre. Explore the 100 acre site on your own or join in with the many bookable activities. Other things you can see and do include; Sculptures around the park Two ponds with viewing platforms Two children’s play areas A free […]

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Tees Barrage – Adventure days

Tees Barrage Adventure Days are for thrill seeking children (aged 10-16) who fancy something a little different to keep themselves entertained during the school holidays. The multi-activity days are action packed from start (08:45 drop off) to finish (16:45 pick up) with tonnes of fun and games to be had with your friends and new friends […]

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Tees Cottage Pumping Station

From 1849 Tees Cottage Pumping Station revolutionised water supply in Darlington and Teesside by offering cleaner, piped water to inhabitants who had previously relied on wells and rainwater tubs. The engines at Tees Cottage pumped water from the River Tees, which was then filtered and supplied to the water company’s customers. Tees Cottage has Lancashire Boilers […]

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Teesside Karting

Teesside Karting is home to the longest, fastest karting track in the UK and is the perfect place for high speed, outdoor karting action. There are formats to suit all, whether you’re an elite competitive racer or you’re looking for the perfect party for your kids, Teesside Karting is the place for you. With three circuits to […]

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Temenos

Temenos is a giant amongst art works. Standing shoulder-to-shoulder with Middlesbrough’s Transporter Bridge it is a bold contemporary structure – a 21st century landmark to recall the engineering and industrial heritage of the town. Walk around it and stand beneath it to experience the awesome scale and beauty of the structure created by internationally signifi […]

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The Auxiliary

The Auxiliary Warehouse houses two galleries, studios, workshops and a tool library. The newest addition to the Tees Valley arts scene invites, champions and showcases both local and international artists through exciting, contemporary programming. Admission is free. Workshop ticket prices vary.

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The Dolphin Centre

The Dolphin Centre in Darlington is a leisure centre with swimming pools, diving boards, water slides, swimming lessons, an eight-court sports hall, gym, fitness classes, squash courts, soft play and bar/bistro.

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The Forum Music Centre

The Forum Music Studios is located in central Darlington and is a popular venue to experience live music at its best with fantastic sound and production facilities. Hilarity Bites Comedy Club, Darlington’s long established Rhythm and Blues Club and a weekly film club with guest stars that have included, Ken Loach and Toyah Wilcox also […]

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The Gardens at Wynyard Hall

The Gardens at Wynyard Hall are fast becoming one the North’s leading visitor attractions, and it’s easy to see why. There is lots to see and do, making a fabulous day out for couples, friends, families and groups alike. The Walled Garden is home to 3,000 fragrant David Austin roses, bursting with colour, plus an […]

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The Heugh Batterey Museum

The Heugh Battery Museum aims to educate its visitors on part of The First World War that touched many lives around Hartlepool on 16th December 1914. As The Heugh Battery Museum engaged German warships in the North East Bombardment which would be remembered by many and alerted the UK to the dangers of war. The Heugh Battery Museum encourages […]

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The Hullabaloo

Theatre Hullabaloo is a pioneering organisation that makes, tours & promotes theatre for young audiences, aged 0 – 16 years old. Its home in Darlington is the only Children’s theatre north of London. In December 2017, Theatre Hullabaloo opened The Hullabaloo, a purpose built venue for young people and families. The Hullabaloo is situated in […]

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The Redcar Beacon

The Beacon, Redcar’s vertical pier offers visitors the chance to enjoy a 360 degree view of Redcar Seafront. The Redcar Beacon is also part of a LED Light installation which runs the full length of the seafront to the bandstand.

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The Stockton Globe

Opening its doors following a multimillion-pound refurbishment, Stockton Globe will bring the world’s biggest names in music and comedy to the North East. A major restoration project funded by Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council and the Heritage Lottery Fund will see this beautiful art deco building transformed into a 3,000 capacity internationally-renowned venue fit for the 21st […]

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The Teesside Princess

One of the most relaxing ways to take in the scenic views along the River Tees. The Princess sails all year from Castlegate Quay to Yarm, via Preston Hall Museum and Park. The Princess is ideal for daytime sailings or party nights out with a difference. Prices entertainment and meals can be tailored around your […]

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Transporter Bridge and Visitor Centre

Note: The Transporter Bridge is currently closed. The Tees Transporter Bridge has been the area’s landmark since opening in 1911. It is the longest working transporter bridge in the world and an iconic symbol of Teesside’s engineering and industrial heritage. The Tees Transporter Bridge has played an important role in the area’s history for over a […]

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Walworth Castle Birds of Prey

Set in the stunning grounds of Walworth Castle, just 10 mins from the A1 and A68 the falconry centre is the perfect place for a fun, family day out. Meet the birds, see both of our fabulous falconry flying displays, see the bird feeding station, take a walk in the ancient woodland whilst looking for […]

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Winkies Castle Folk Museum

A unique folk museum for all ages housed in a 450 year old half cruck cottage with an English cottage garden.  Founded by local Master Shoemaker the late Jack Anderson in 1975 and now managed by volunteers. The museum has many artefacts from Jack’s eclectic collection on show. The entrance hall features a new timeline which […]

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Wynyard Planetarium & Observatory

Wynyard Planetarium and Observatory is an educational and entertainment resource for schools, colleges and the general public. It is operated by Teesside Astronomical Science Centre (TASC), a non-profit charitable organisation set up to run the facility and to promote astronomical and space education, along with the assistance of both the Cleveland and Darlington Astronomical Society […]

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Zetland Lifeboat Museum and Redcar Heritage Centre

The Zetland is the oldest surviving lifeboat in the world and is listed within the National Historic Ship Register as part of the Nations Historic Fleet and was built in 1802. She saw 78 years of service and saved over 500 lives from the treacherous Redcar coast. With free admission, it is well worth a […]

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