Whether you are looking for a bracing coastal walk, a challenging hike, a wander through glorious countryside or a riverside stroll – the Tees Valley has many wonderful routes to explore. 

Discover your own walking adventure or explore the area with one of the many self-guided walking routes below. 

The Teesdale Way
The Teesdale Way is a 92 mile route which follows the River Tees from its source at Dufton in Cumbria to the sea at South Gare taking in heritage trails, countryside and the industrial landscape of the Tees Valley along the way.

The Cleveland Way
You can also explore parts of the Cleveland Way – a National Trail which runs 109 miles (175 km) between Helmsley and the Brigg at Filey, skirting the North York Moors National Park.

You can find out more about the various walking routes here or download a map covering Yorkshire, Lincolnshire and Tees Valley here.

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Coast & Moors Nordic Walking

Fancy a different way to explore Tees Valley on foot? Why not try Nordic Walking?  You will burn ...

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Fairy Dell

A suburban park which is well landscaped with exercise equipment and walking paths. Follow the ...

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Guisborough Forest & Walkway

Guisborough Forest & Walkway Visitors Centre provides the ideal starting point for a visit to ...

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Guisborough Woods and Highcliff Nab

DISTANCE: 10.5 KM (6.5 MILES) GRADE OF WALK: MODERATE TIME: 2-3 HOURS EXPLORER MAP: OL 26 Get away ...

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Honeypot Wood

Take a walk through Honeypot Wood and discover the local wildlife in this delightful ...

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Huntee

Huntee is a real-world platform that provides free digital treasure hunts to encourage people to ...

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Lazenby Bank

The skyline to the south of Middlesbrough is dominated by a long, green, wooded slope stretching ...

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Portrack Marsh

Portrack Marsh is a haven for wildlife in the heart of Teesside. The wetland nature reserve ...

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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 ...

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Roseberry Topping – Walking Route

Route Details DISTANCE: 6.5 KM (4.0 MILES) GRADE OF WALK:STRENUOUS TIME:2-3 HOURS EXPLORER ...

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Saltburn Cliffs

An exhilarating country walk with stunning views including the region’s best vantage point to ...

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Saltburn Gill

A wildlife-rich woodland set in a lovely secluded valley leading to the coast at Saltburn. A dense ...

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