4Motion Skatepark, dedicated to providing a safe, fun environment for BMX, Inline, Scooter and Skateboard. *Please check session times on the website.
Dr Beverley Prevatt Goldstein’s work celebrates the history of Black lives in northern England and uncovers some fascinating hidden histories. In this talk she will explore the presence and success of people of African descent in the North East of England, including Lindy Delaphena (who played for Middlesbrough) and Olaudah Equiano (writer and abolitionist and […]
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 […]
A multi million pound refurbishment programme has completely transformed the facilities within the park, which covers over 100 acres. Facilities include children and teenage play area, boating lake, roller skating rink, visitor centre and cafe, fishing platforms and sports facilities. Activities and events include; KMX bikes, bouncy castle, swan rides, roller skate parties and arts […]
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 […]
Welcome to Middlesbrough’s independent quarter! Baker Street and Bedford Street are parallel streets nestled between two of the town’s main roads, Linthorpe Road and Albert Road. These vibrant two streets have added a unique flair, style and ambition to the town’s shopping and dining experience. Local independents line the bright streets, selling everything from vintage […]
Betty Leigh Boutique is a new independent women’s boutique, offering hard to find brands and labels alongside a first class retail experience. Betty Leigh Boutique is located in the North East sea side resort of Redcar, in the part of town that is known as the Northern Quarter. The boutique has been established since November 2016 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Black Slab Records is a family-run vintage menswear and vinyl store located in Redcar. Head in to buy and sell high quality vinyl’s and hard-to-find vintage men’s clothing in-store. There’s also coffee and retro arcade games available inside for you to try whilst you’re browsing their collections. They boast a range of brand new premium […]
Multi award-winning Blackwell Butchers, have been providing the local community with the finest quality meats for over half a century. Nestled in the heart of Norton Village, Blackwell’s Butchers offers some of the finest crafted pies in the North East and offers a mobile van which tours around local businesses each lunchtime.
Book Corner is an independent bookshop in Saltburn-by-the-Sea. We stock fiction, nature writing, local interest books, walking books, children’s books, and much more. We regularly host events, including author visits, poetry readings, book launches, and story time for children. We also run a monthly book group. Please visit our website or Facebook page for more […]
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 […]
Brambles offers beautiful cards and gifts in a warm, welcoming and friendly environment. From small beginnings, Brambles had grown into business with a name for supplying high quality goods and service at a reasonable price, carrying an increasing number of the leading brands in giftware, with focus being placed on where possible, sourcing goods from within […]
Briarwood Stables is a friendly family run livery yard situated near Redmarshall, Stockton-on-Tees. It has extensive private gallops which can be used all year round, the use of two arenas with a good selection of jumps and fillers, a wooded area with basic cross country jumps to ride in during the summer months, as well […]
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 […]
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 […]
Buy Local Tees Valley is the Tees Valley Mayor and Combined Authority’s free business directory launched to support local businesses and tradespeople during the coronavirus pandemic. This website highlights those businesses across Darlington, Hartlepool, Middlesbrough, Redcar and Cleveland and Stockton-on-Tees still providing goods and services during this time, so people can shop local and back […]
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 […]
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 […]
Captain Cook Square, in the heart of Middlesbrough has a wide range of stores and cafes to provide a fantastic shopping experience for all the family. The centre features many popular shops such as Wilko, TK Maxx, and Waterstones, gathered around a picturesque square with ornate glazed canopies. The central courtyard with benches and plants […]
Cattersty Gill is a secluded valley perched high on the cliffs above Skinningrove. The nature reserve protects wildflower-rich grassland and is noted as a landfall for migrant birds which stop to rest and refuel among its hawthorn bushes. This little valley was once used as a tip for slag waste from a nearby iron works. […]
Independent store in Clark’s Yard, selling cheeses, quality wines, gifts and other delectable foodstuffs
Run by garden lovers for garden lovers, Cherry Hill is truly a garden centre with a difference. Every member of their team has the experience and knowledge needed to help you find exactly what you’re looking for whether that’s garden furniture, plants or general garden sundries. Cherry Hill also specialises in beautiful products for the […]
The oldest and only links course in Yorkshire. A flat, easy walking course which is a true test of golf. Visitors welcome. Clubhouse with excellent catering facilities open daily.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
At the heart of Coatham Marsh is a series of pools and reed swamp; the last remaining wildlife habitats that have survived the industrial and urban reclamation of virtually the entire south Tees estuary. The reserve is bordered to the north by the dramatic Redcar blast furnace and to the south by residential areas of […]
Concept is an independent online and retail store with over 18 years experience in offering customers unique home accessories, painted furniture, silver jewellery and gifts. They are one of the main stockists for Annie Sloan Chalk Paint and products in Tees Valley and showcase all of their items in their extended retail shop on Linthorpe Road in Middlesbrough. Their hand-picked […]
Cornmill Centre is where many fabulous stores call home, including some high street favourites. So, whether you want to visit Darlington’s Primark, Next, or Superdrug or discover unique independents like Julie’s of Darlington or Babay J’s boutique, the Cornmill Shopping Centre Darlington is the perfect place to go. If you fancy stopping for a freshly […]
This highly attractive park comprises large areas of woodland, colourful meadows, streams, wetlands and areas of open water. The main lake marks the site of a former clay pit, which served a nearby brickworks. However, today there is little sign of the site’s industrial past and instead it has become a real haven for wildlife. […]
Explore Darlington’s countryside, town centre and surrounding villages by bike: Brinkburn Local Nature Reserve and West Park Cemetery Lane to Nunnery Lane River Skerne to Red Hall Whinfield Firthmoor and Skerne Park Firthmoor and Lingfield South Park, Mowden and Hummersknott Rockwell, Faverdale and Town Centre Middleton St George Walworth For an overview of cycle routes, […]
Middlesbrough is a great place to go cycling with many parks to explore as well as riverside routes. For more information about cycling in Middlesbrough go here or download one of the maps below. Middlesbrough Walking and Cycling map Cycling: Coulby Newham Cycling: Pallister Park – Stewart Park Cycling: Stewart Park – Newham Grange Cycling: […]
Stockton is the perfect place to get out and about on your bike with many fantastic country parks to explore as well as the Tees Barrage which is not only a great place for a cycle ride but full of activities to enjoy including white water rafting and the UK’s biggest adventure high ropes course Air […]
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.
Darlington Indoor Market is home to tasty street food vendors and traditional market stalls. Sample a selection of street food at the market, with a variety of stalls bound to satisfy everyone’s tastebuds. Why not feast on woodfired pizza and loaded fries, try traditonal Thai food, induldge in a yorkshire pudding wrap, or enjoy a […]
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: […]
Darlington Mowden Park is a professional rugby union club, based in Darlington. The team play at the Darlington Arena, a 25,000 all-seater stadium which also hosts a variety of events and concerts. All 1st XV home games are played on Saturday afternoons, kicking off at 3pm. For more information head to mowdenpark.com.
Experience relaxed and welcoming shopping in a high quality, compact, pedestrianised shopping environment where there’s a real buzz going on. Discover what makes Darlington different with its range of special designer and independent shops. Add to the mix two shopping centres, all the high street names and quality markets for a superb shopping experience. Enjoy […]
Located within the Dolphin Centre, DC Bowl in Darlington is a brand new five lane bowling alley takes bowling to the next level. Unlike other automatic scoring systems, DC Bowl has an entertainment system, delivering more fun, more ways to socialise and more competitive excitement. If you’re feeling peckish, why not enjoy a bite to […]
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 […]
Award-winning, independent, family-run bookshop in the heart of Stockton – this wonderful book shop has filled the minds of people of all ages with incredible stories. Author events often take place and the friendly team make every effort to ensure you have a welcoming and warm experience. They also get involved with different calendar events […]
Nestled beside the River Tees with the Cleveland Hills as a backdrop, the course has been described by Golf Monthly magazine as a ‘hidden gem’ of English golf. The 6,289 yard James Braid course is both picturesque and demanding due to the rolling terrain and sloping greens which provide a challenge for both novice and […]
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?
Elan is all about offering you a personalised service from friendly, welcoming fashion consultants. They have been established in the North East for three decades, with their 30th anniversary celebrations in 2015. Elan stocks the latest collections from labels such as Diane Von Furstenberg, Moschino, Helmut Lang, Joseph and Theory amongst others. Being a specialist boutique based in Darlington, they offer a welcoming and relaxed atmosphere which […]
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….
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.
Situated below the majestic Eston Nab, amongst the stunning landscape of Eston Hills, Eston Equitation Centre offers individual or class lessons to riders of all standards as well as hacking out in the beautiful surrounding countryside.
A suburban park which is well landscaped with exercise equipment and walking paths. Follow the signposts to the Fell Dell lake and discover a unique natural habitat filled with a variety of small wild animals and birds as well as a wide variety of natural trees and plants. There’s also an exciting woodland trail, a large […]
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 […]
Based in Saltburn by the Sea, Flow Surf School is a family run school providing Beginner and Intermediate Surf Lessons and Video Surf Coaching for all levels of surfers. Flow Surf aims to make your surfing experience second to none and promises fun, informative and safe surf lessons for all the family. Most of the time lessons are run in […]
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 […]
Entertainment for all the family with drama, comedy, musicals, children’s productions and pantomimes. Corporate hospitality and conference facilities available.
WE ARE CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE; IN SEARCH OF A NEW PREMESIS. PLEASE CHECK OUR SOCIAL MEDIA FOR UPDATES. G.E.T. Books Redcar is a charity bookshop, set-up and run solely by volunteers on behalf of the Global Educational Trust. Since opening in August 2016, they have transformed from an empty shop unit (with only 60 boxes of […]
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.
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 […]
Treat yourself to handmade homeware and unique furniture from Geoff Crust Furniture to liven up your home and outdoor spaces, whilst also supporting a local family-run business. Accessorise your garden with nautical décor and furniture to bring the fun of the beach to your home, or add comfort to your living space with candles, plants, […]
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 […]
Gillian Arnold handcrafts bespoke homeware, gifts and jewellery through blending botanical design and preserving wild plants with artistic production skills. The inspiration behind all of our products comes from Gillian’s inventive experimentation with gathering English wild plants and enriching them into patterns with bold pigments, harmonising a balance between nature and rich colour patterns to […]
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. […]
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 […]
Take a swing on one of England’s best golf courses and enjoy world-class service and facilities right here in the North East. Join Rockliffe Golf as a member, play for the day or choose to stay with five star golfing facilities at your fingertips. Designed by Hawtree, the world-renowned course architects, Rockliffe Hall’s 18 hole […]
Gravel Hole is particularly attractive in spring and early summer when blooms of common spotted orchids and fragrant orchids fill this small site with colour. This is a disused sand and gravel quarry which has been colonised by a variety of lime-loving plants. As well as orchids, the rich flora includes cowslips, kidney vetch, field […]
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 […]
For over 600 years Guisborough has been a traditional market town with markets held every Thursday and Saturday. To complement the traditional market, the town holds a monthly Farmers Market every second Saturday in the month. Stalls include homemade preserves, pies, cheese, organic vegetables, handicrafts and much more.
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 […]
DISTANCE: 10.5 KM (6.5 MILES) GRADE OF WALK: MODERATE TIME: 2-3 HOURS EXPLORER MAP: OL 26 Get away from it all with a forest ramble that also takes in stunning views over the Tees Valley. Stay a while and shop for arts, crafts and fine local produce in the nearby town of Guisborough with its […]
Guru Boutique is a physical and online fair trade shop established in 1971. It sells incense and perfumed oils, unusual gifts and jewellery, festival clothing, quality greetings cards, books and so much more. If these kinds of things and values appeal to you please pop into our shop if you are ever nearby, browse our website […]
Guru Boutique is a unique fair trade shop that sells an array of colourful homeware furnishings, accessories and textiles. Pop in-store to browse their selection of aromatic incense, perfumed oils, healing crystals, boho clothing, silver jewellery, Alchemy Gothic and music-related merchandise, quality greetings cards, books, comics and so much more. Guru Boutique supports fair trade […]
Hardwick Dene is a secret valley, a piece of quiet countryside that has been saved from development. Old meadows, hedgerows, woodland and two streams form an oasis for wildlife where, despite its proximity, urban Stockton is quickly forgotten. Much of the Dene is scrubland, mainly hawthorn with varying amounts of blackthorn, dog rose and gorse. […]
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 […]
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’ […]
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.
Hartlepool’s coastline is well known for the Marina, Historic Quay and Seaton Carew but perhaps less well known is the miles of beautiful unspoilt beaches. Most of the coast is nationally recognised as an important habitat for wildlife both with the flora you can find and the animal and bird life the coast attracts. Some […]
Hartlepool golf club is a seaside course that provides a stern test of golf for every level of ability, whether high or low handicapper. The undulating fairways mean that accuracy from the eees are essential to scoring well, as are good approach shots. In addition to all the hazards that are scattered over the course, […]
This route takes in Hartlepool Marina and the coastline down to the beach at Seaton Carew following National Cycle Network Route 14. Starting from the National Museum of the Royal Navy – home of HMS Trincomalee- the first section of route is on a road along Maritime Avenue. The cycle route then heads on to […]
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 […]
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 […]
The ground was greatly improved in the mid 1990’s, with the construction of two new stands at one end and one side of the ground. The four sides of the ground are known as the Hartlepool College of Further Education stand, The Mill House Stand, The Cyril Knowles Stand and the Rink End. The Hartlepool […]
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 […]
Headlam Spa is a place to relax, exercise and enjoy the therapeutic benefits of water and authentic spa therapy in a comfortable and friendly environment that reflects the beauty of the surrounding countryside. The location of our spa in the beautiful Durham Dales countryside, is perfect for those wishing to visit, or arrive from, the […]
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 […]
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 […]
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!
Take a walk through Honeypot Wood and discover the local wildlife in this delightful woodland located in Stockton. Visitors can relax beside Whitton Beck and enjoy a picnic at the outdoor seating area.
House of Zana Concept Store located in Darlington is the ultimate go-to place to shop local and sustainable. Presenting rich high-print vibrant silky fabrics within all fashion collections and offering hand made fashion with responsible values. All clothing is handmade by their specialist team, and they also offer a tailoring service, so just pop in store or […]
Hummersea is a stunning stretch of coast just to the north of Loftus. The site includes a wide swathe of coastal slope, rich in wildflowers such as fragrant and pyramidal orchids and spiny restharrow. High cliff faces support nesting seabirds in spring and summer. A small area of shingle beach at the foot of the […]
The loud calls from the Hunt Cliff’s kittiwake colony are a sign of summer at Saltburn. The birds arrive back at the colonies from February, having spent all the winter months at sea, and they stay until August. The Hunt Cliff reserve forms part of the cliffs at Saltburn, with Hunt Cliff being among the […]
At Hutchinson Hobbs farm shop and butchers, you will find a warm welcome, friendly staff, and a great selection of local and regional products. They are a family-run business who pride themselves on working with local farmers to bring the best to the plate. They are all about sourcing, preparing and retailing the finest products. They hang their meat […]
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 […]
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 […]
Enjoy a unique jet ski experience in Hartlepool Bay on powerful state of the art personal watercrafts. The experience includes a safety briefing prior to heading out on to the water and a briefing on the jet ski that will include: the controls, the safe operation at slow and high speed and how to perform some […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
A family-run, British Horse Society-approved centre, established since 1981. Offering a varied range of lessons to cater for every ability from the total beginner to the exam candidate wanting a career with horses. Also offers a Full Livery service with a wide range of facilities and extensive off-road riding.
Ladies’ fashion boutique offering the very best in designer labels from around the world. Become a true fashionista and visit their amazing store.
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!
The skyline to the south of Middlesbrough is dominated by a long, green, wooded slope stretching all the way from Wilton Castle to the rocky outcrop and cluster of radio masts at Eston Nab. This is Lazenby Bank, a beautiful and varied woodland; much of it under ash and oak trees, but also including plantations […]
This family run boutique has brought the best of fashion to the men and women of Tees Vallet for more than 100 years! Set in the beautiful cobbled streets of Darlington Town, surrounded by old English florists and cosy wine bars, Leggs offers an alternative to the High Street Stores that have dominated the retail industry […]
Linthorpe Road runs through the heart of Middlesbrough offering a busy and exciting retail hub that forms the centre of the town’s excellent shopping district. Linthorpe Road retains the traditonal charm and atmosphere of the old town and offers pedestrianised walkways and a selection of high street and designer shops which include House of Fraser, […]
Locke Park is situated off Corporation Road, Redcar. It is home to a boating lake, tennis courts, childrens play area, and gardens.
Margrove Pond is a big pond; a large and striking feature at the centre of the beautiful Margrove Valley. This site includes a variety of habitats; the main expanse of open water is surrounded by fenland with dense beds of common reed and reedmace. All this is reflected in an impressive total of over 150 […]
Two miles south along the coast we reach Marske, a quiet and serene part of the coast where boats still group on the slipway.
Maze Park is a green oasis right at the centre of the Teesside. Visitors can climb one of its landscaped mounds to enjoy panoramic views of the conurbation. Much of the site has been planted with a variety of broad-leaved trees and is rapidly forming a surprising area of woodland for such a central urban […]
A lovely boutique situated in the heart of leafy Linthorpe and the new busy quarter which is filled with bars, restaurants, salons and this little boutique where you can find the latest fashions and accessories.
Founded in 1908, Middlesbrough Golf Club is situated in countryside five miles south of Middlesbrough. With stunning views of the Cleveland Hills, there are many attractive and challenging holes that will test golfers of all handicaps. Designed by five-times Open Champion James Braid, the course takes advantage of the natural ravines and undulating land that […]
Middlesbrough Municipal Golf Centre has an 18-hole course spread over 160 acres of parkland just outside the vibrant Middlesbrough city centre. There’s also a nine-hole pitch and putt course to help enhance your short game. The centre also offers Get Into Golf and Junior Golf sessions to help get the next generation enjoying the sport. The on-site Golf […]
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.
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. […]
In the heart of the town centre you’ll find Middleton Grange Shopping Centre. With a range of High Street retailers, a traditional market hall as well as plenty of places for coffee and lunch it’s the perfect shopping destination. There is over 100 retail outlets including H&M, River Island, New Look, Primark, TJHughes, Wilko’s, B&M, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
Set in a rolling landscape, Newham Grange Park offers something for everyone, with woodlands, streams and ponds, large grassed areas, all interspersed with many fine, mature trees. There is a play area with artist-designed picnic tables nearby. Working in partnership with the Butterwick Hospice one corner of the park is now the home of the […]
On Water offers a range of fun on-water experiences as well as training courses – all led by an expert team who strive to make your experience extra special. Their ‘Experiences’ include Open Water Swimming, Stand Up Paddleboarding, Dinghy and Yacht Sailing, Powerboating and Jet Skiing which are enjoyed year round by a variety of […]
Stand up paddle Boarding (SUP) is an emerging global sport yet an ancient form of surfing. It can be traced back to the very early days of Polynesia. SUP is becoming more and more popular and a great way to keep fit, socialise, learn a new skill and explore the coastline. You can join On Water for a gentle paddle around the marina […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Portrack Marsh is a haven for wildlife in the heart of Teesside. The wetland nature reserve attracts hundreds of birds each year and it provides a home to an exciting variety of mammals, amphibians, insects and wildflowers. The summer months are filled with wildflowers, butterflies and dragonflies and the marshlands provide an exciting playground to […]
Join the On Water crew aboard a luxury 250HP Yamaha RIB Craft. Whether you’re in search of exhilaration or relaxation or tuition, On Water has got it covered. The experienced crews are commercially qualified and endorsed and will ensure the comfort of guests at all times regarding safety, and enjoyment as top priorities. You can choose from the different Powerboating experiences […]
Preston Park provides visitors with 110 acres of parkland and woodland surrounding Preston Hall Museum. The park is situated adjacent to the River Tees and offers riverside and woodland walks, picnic areas, children’s play areas, café and public toilets.
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.
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. […]
Psyche, established in 1982, is the highest award winning company in the fashion industry. Winner of Drapers Best Store in the UK & Ireland and FHM Menswear Designer Retailer of the Year.
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 […]
Queen Street shopping centre in the centre of Darlington has a great mix of high street brands and independent retailers. From fashion to food, home & health to Jewellers, travel agents to stationers – Queen Street shopping centre has it all. Queen Street is conveniently located with good access to car parking, as well as […]
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 tours of the halls and chambers which house fabulous interiors, art collections and dramatic architecture. Outdoors, enjoy a stroll […]
Redcar’s award winning flat sandy beaches stretch eight miles, south east and north west. In the northwest the beach runs past Coatham to the South Gare breakwater at the mouth of the river Tees. To the south east the sand beach is bordered by the Stray from Redcar’s Zetland Park to Marske by the sea […]
Redcar offers a variety of shopping experiences to satisfy the shoppers needs. The High Street is home to independent shops like BONDS Jewellers, Chiltern Mills, Miss Lilys and The Clock Gallery. You can also find chain stores such as Boots, B&M, Wilko and WH Smith. Don’t forget to pick up a bargain at Redcar’s open-air […]
Northern Quarter where you will discover a whole host of independent businesses, find florists, unique gift shops, and a handful of home interior stores. Shop for home accessories till your heart’s content at Just Like Home Interiors, find freshly bunched flowers and beautiful bouquets at Sweet Pea Florist and Gift Shop or get mystical vibes […]
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 […]
This scenic cycle route follows the National Cycle Network Route 1 along the coast and provides plenty of opportunities for stops along the way. Starting at Coatham in Redcar the route follows the Esplanade along the seafront and towards Marske. It then runs alongside the Darlington to Saltburn rail line finishing in the picturesque spa […]
River cruises & rowing boats at Yarm, Preston Park. Take an open-air cruise on the passenger boat Juno between Preston Park & Yarm – or even row between the two (the RiverShack Challenge!) Reconnect with the River and experience the wellbeing of fresh air and ‘blue-space’. Open from Easter to October at weekends, school/bank holidays – […]
Home of Middlesbrough Football Club. Built in only 32 weeks, the Riverside Stadium was the first stadium designed and constructed to comply with the Taylor Report. Opened on August 26 1995, the capacity was amended to 34,988 in June 2008 and 34,742 in summer 2013. The stadium represents a proud and bold statement of Middlesbrough […]
Robinsons Equi Teach offers riding and stable management lessons to both able bodied and disabled riders, in a safe and progressive environment. As a Pony Club Centre it gives opportunities to children to participate alongside pony owners in training, camps and competitions. Runs Holiday activities to suit all levels. Organises Escorted hacking and day rides […]
Fully restored to its Victorian splendour, Ropner Park is a real delight at any time of year. You can stroll by the lakeside or along tree-lined avenues and admire the beautiful floral displays. There’s a fabulous play area, tennis courts, bowls club and large grassed areas for games and picnics. The splendid pavilion houses a […]
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 […]
Route Details DISTANCE: 6.5 KM (4.0 MILES) GRADE OF WALK:STRENUOUS TIME:2-3 HOURS EXPLORER MAP:Oulioor Leisure 26 Blow the cobwebs away on one of Tees Valley’s most famous landmarks. Just climb to the top or detour to the Captain Cooks Monument, enjoy a woodland wildlife walk or visit Newton Wood. START/PARKING Public car park at the junction […]
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 […]
Tees Valley says Kia Orana to the Cook Islands men’s international rugby league team as they travel to the region to compete in the Rugby League World Cup 2021. During the competition, which begins in October 2021 the team will use the area as their training base, staying at Rockliffe Hall and training at Mowden […]
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.
The inspiration for Saint has developed from a lot of different aspects.We all have many sectors in life that churn creativity – Saint Boutique take a great deal of inspiration from nature; the ability to grow freely and explore. Jessie Saint, CEO of Saint Boutique – ‘Saint is a reflection of who I am, which […]
Saltburn’s shingle and sandy beach boasts a Victorian Pier that extends 200 metres out to sea, and a unique water powered Cliff Lift for easy access down the banking to the Pier. A popular area for watersports, make sure you pay a visit to the Saltburn Surf School and catch some waves. You can expect […]
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.
An exhilarating country walk with stunning views including the region’s best vantage point to marvel at Boulby Cliffs, the highest cliffs on the east coast of England. Add in far-reaching views over the North York Moors and two fascinating nature reserves and there’s never a dull moment. Saltburn’s Inclined Tramway and Victorian pier, plus golden, […]
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 […]
A wildlife-rich woodland set in a lovely secluded valley leading to the coast at Saltburn. A dense canopy of oak and ash trees shelter a winding path which runs the entire length of the valley and provides good opportunities to see all the reserve has to offer. Why not experience the changing seasons in Saltburn […]
Tree lined parkland course, surrounded by woodland, the course is particularly attractive in Autumn. There are fine views of the Cleveland Hills and Heritage Coast.
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 […]
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 […]
A family run gallery located in the heart of Saltburn, specialising in selling some of the best high quality locally made fine art and crafts. The gallery has unique and bespoke, eclectic range of products that handmade by passionate artisans. Their products are perfect for all households and pockets, and there’s gifts for every occasion.
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 […]
From the same premises: hire and retail of all surfing equipment including surfboards, wetsuits (also boots/gloves and hoods), bodyboards and “sit on top” paddle skis. We are also a British Surfing Association registered surf school giving surfing instruction to groups and to individuals. Changing and shower facilities are available (adjacent shop). Deck chairs and windbreaks […]
In the 18th century, the Saltburn Valley echoed to the nocturnal sounds of local smuggling gangs grateful for the network of tracks through the densely wooded gills. Today, the valley gardens have lost none of their appeal. The colourful formal displays complement the steep grassy banks which are cut to support a rich diversity of […]
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 […]
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 […]
The three championship standard layouts at Seaton Carew are hugely popular with golfers, no doubt because of the range of abilities they cater for, neither beginner nor experienced player will feel out of place. It makes full use of its dunes, bents and gorse so that it appears easy on the eye but hard on […]
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 […]
Sorella Boutique is a women’s fashion boutique offering all of the most gorgeous, hottest outfits for any occasion.
South Park is a grade II registered historic park. It has held a Green Flag Award since 2006. Visit South Park and listen to bands playing in free outdoor concerts, enjoy the fabulous flowerbeds, talk to the parrots in the aviary or play your favourite sport in the multi-use games area. There is also a full programme […]
South Park, Snipe House Pond Circular – 3km of urban fringe exploring between town and country. Surfaced or grass paths, sometimes muddy after rain. Distance – miles (km): 3km Recommended start / finish point(s): Start at Parkside Raod, NZ 283 133. Access / path surfaces: Surfaced or grass paths, sometimes muddy after rain. Main features of interest: In […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Centrally located in the heart of the High Street, our market is one of the largest in the UK with over 150 stalls, held every Wednesday and Saturday – rain or shine! A smaller market is held each Friday. There are open-air markets in Billingham on Mondays, and in Thornaby on Thursdays.
Located on the banks of the River Tees with its developing water sports and leisure activities, Stockton’s town centre has a vibrant atmosphere. When walking through the town centre look out for the historic features from the Dodgson’s Fountain to the Doric Column as well as the new art features dotted around the High Street. […]
Stotfold Crest Stables is a BHS approved riding school. It is situated behind Ron Perry’s garage on the A19 southbound. Established twenty years ago the riding school offers a friendly happy environment for children and adults learning to ride. The proprietor, Lesley Perry, has a lifetime of experience with horses both as a competitive rider in show jumping, […]
Some customers call Strickland & Holt a mini-department store. Sometimes they are described as an Aladdin’s cave. Call them what you will – they are fondly known as Strickies in these parts – they simply try to offer the best all-round shopping experience you’ll find outside a major city – all from the building they’ve occupied since 1854. After all, […]
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 […]
The best thing about delivering SUP is that it’s makes people laugh, learn new paddling skills and builds confidence for those who are a little nervous about this pursuit. We have been operating in venues across the North York Moor National Park for over 4 years. We have intimate detail of all the best spots […]
Your adventure starts here… …in a small corner of Hartlepool where people of all ages & abilities go boating! If you are an experienced enthusiast or a complete beginner, Tees & Hartlepool Yacht Club welcomes you! You don’t have to be a member to learn sailing & vice versa you don’t have to like water […]
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 […]
Looking for a great water-based activity for groups that doesn’t involve rapid currents and getting drenched? Then visit Tees Barrage for bell boating! WHAT IS BELL BOATING? Bell boating is a fantastic group activity and a top water activity choice for people who want to experience and have fun on water. A bell boat works […]
Tees Barrage International White Water Centre is ideal for all kayaking and canoeing enthusiasts, from beginners to pros. Want to practice and develop your paddling skills? With a range of water conditions available all year round in any weather; the barrage offers a safe and exciting environment for you to learn, improve and enjoy. WHAT’S […]
Tees Barrage breath-taking high-speed powerboat trips take you along the tidal section of the River Tees. Get a stunning glimpse of the historic region’s wildlife, industry and landmarks on a sleek, modern powerboat! WHAT IS THERE TO SEE ON A TEES BARRAGE POWERBOAT TRIP? Book a Tees Barrage powerboat trip and take friends and family on […]
Fancy turning up to an event in style? Want an incredible experience to share with family or friends? Looking to impress someone special with a date they’ll never forget? Powerboating at Tees Barrage delivers all this plus much more. WHY POWERBOATING? Tees Barrage has a fleet of powerboats to hire for a spectacular journey along the […]
Raft building is a fun and fast activity that gets everyone working together from the start. In fact, it’s turned out to be one of the most popular activities at Tees Barrage! With raft-building, you and your team are in charge. Not only do you all design and build a raft, but you then have […]
This watersport — otherwise known as SUP — is rocketing in popularity across the world. So, give it a go yourself at Tees Barrage! WHAT IS STAND-UP PADDLEBOARDING? This watersport comes from Hawaii and is a lot like surfing. All you have to do is stand or kneel on your board and use a single […]
White water rafting is a fun, fast and unforgettable activity for people of any age and experience. Tees Barrage has a friendly, highly-trained team to help you get to grips with the basics before heading out. Plus they provide you with all the equipment you need to have fun and stay safe on the rapids. WHY GO WHITE WATER […]
The Tees Barrage watersports facilities and activities are world-class. Designed to deliver an amazing real-life rapid river experience, every time on water that feels new and exciting. Here, you can enjoy: bell boating, paddlesports, raft building, powerboat trips, family rafting, white water rafting, and stand-up paddleboarding. Try these as a fun one-off, book them for a hilarious group visit, or develop skills and enroll […]
Located only a stones throw away from Seaton Carew, this busy retail park is perfect for a little bit of retail therapy! Complete with Aldi, The Range, Starbucks, Home Bargains and B&M, this retail park is perfect for those on a budget. Regardless of whether you’re looking for some snacks to take to the beach […]
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 […]
The Tees Heritage Park covers the beautiful stretch of countryside along the banks of the River Tees between Stockton and Yarm. The area is served by a fantastic network of paths, including the Teesdale Way, Thornaby Trail and some great cycleways running between Preston Park, Ingleby Barwick and Thornaby. Or take to the river using […]
A series of 25 new artworks are waiting to be discovered across the Tees Valley with the Tees Sculpture Trail. Five artists have created the five interpretative pieces – one in each borough across the Tees Valley creating a fabulous sculpture trail of 25 individual pieces. So while you are exploring the area, why not […]
Teesmouth is a National Nature Reserve with a difference, it is surrounded by one of the largest concentrations of heavy industry in Britain. The reserve covers 350 hectares in two sections separated by Hartlepool Power Station. North Gare lies to the north and Seal Sands to the south. At any time of the year, interesting birds […]
Take to Teessaurus Park for a roarsome spot bound to impress the little ones! Discover life size dinosaur sculptures like a towering tyrannosaurus and bright brontosaurus dotted around the 10-acre site, or pack up a picnic and dine amongst the dinosaurs, all whilst enjoying views of the River Tees. If the kids haven’t […]
Steeped in more than a hundred years of traditions you will be warmly welcomed when you visit Teesside Golf Club. In the last 10 years it has undergone the largest transformation of any club in the area both on and off the course. The course has been altered dramatically with new tees, ponds, bunkers and trees, planted […]
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 […]
Teesside Park is one of the top shopping destinations in the Tees Valley. It offers a whole range of the UK’s favourite retail brands including Next, Marks & Spencer, Boots and many more. Browse the latest fashions or discover great gifts for friends and family. As well as a vast selection of shops, there are lots of places to stop to eat and drink – and […]
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 […]
Situated on Marton Road, Tennis World has four Indoor and ten Outdoor courts. Facilities include male and female changing rooms. All coaches are qualified and provide individual coaching. Group coaching is also available for children and adults as well as regular club nights, ladies mornings and mixed sessions. The club is fully licensed with a […]
Sarah Muir has been cooking for rock royalty for over twenty years. As a classically trained cook, she has worked in every corner of the world creating and serving food that meets the most demanding and exacting of standards. The Cookery School’s courses are influenced by globetrotting cooking adventures from Britain, Europe, The Pacific Rim, […]
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.
The Cleveland Centre is located in the heart of Middlesbrough and is the largest of four shopping centres in the town . Home to over 60 stores including LUSH, New Look, Foot Locker, HMV, Boots, JD, Stormfront and many more. Parking is easy with the 600 space rooftop car park with easy access to the […]
The Cut Back in Saltburn is an eco friendly shop selling a wide array of refill products including food and drink products, household cleaning , skin, hair and body care. You can find a range of products to support you in your journey to a more sustainable lifestyle, from travel cups to books and soaps.
The Darl Knight sells new and back issue comics as well as supplies such as bags, boards and boxes. All comics come bagged and boarded to keep them in optimum condition. Prices are competitive and if you pre-order your comics from them you get a 20p per comic discount, and that soon adds up to a big […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
At The House Designer Wear, they have a vision is to provide the highest quality products combined with excellent service, to confirm the fact that the task of buying beautiful designer clothes should be a thoroughly enjoyable experience. Stocking brands such as Michael Kors, all sections of Hugo Boss and Paul Smith, Loake Shoes, Polo Ralph […]
An ancient woodland in the steep valley of Char Beck, the woodland comes alive each spring with birdsong and a beautiful show of woodland wildflowers. The Howls is a woodland nature reserve situated near the village of Dalton Piercy following the valley of Char Beck. The wood is dominated by an ash and sycamore canopy […]
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 […]
A boutique in the heart of Saltburn selling a range o f beautiful gifts and homewares. Find a little something for a loved one or a gift for a friend and enjoy a friendly chat with the owners who are more than happy to guide you around the shop.
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.
Zero waste shopping has landed in Hartlepool! The Simple Weigh is a sustainable store offering an array of refillable products. Bring your own containers or pick up glass jars and recycled paper bags, before filling your boots with as little or as much as you would like from a wide variety of products.
The award-winning spa at Rockliffe Hall provides the perfect environment to relax, unwind and indulge in a luxury spa break or spa day. The luxurious Spa is one of the largest in the country and its Good Spa Guide ‘5 Bubble Spa’ status heralds it the best in the North of England for Spa days and […]
Following a multimillion-pound refurbishment, Stockton Globe is now bringing the world’s biggest names in music and comedy to the North East of England. A major restoration project, funded by Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council and the Heritage Lottery Fund, saw this beautiful art deco building transformed into an event venue fit for the 21st Century. The refurbishment […]
For your sugary cravings, The Sweet Hut has got you covered. Treat yourself to a range of desserts including mixed sweet boxes and fresh cookies. Order now and support a local business.
A figure of eight following the loop of the Tees near Yarm and exploring the beautiful villages and countryside north of the river. Distance – miles (km): 5.5 miles (8.8km) Or complete as two separate circuits: Egglescliffe loop: 3.1 miles (5.0km) Aislaby loop: 2.4 miles (3.8km) Recommended start / finish point(s): Yarm Bridge Car parking / public transport: Car […]
The Piercebridge Circular is a short 1 km walk exploring the roman history of this important River Tees Crossing point. Most paths are grass; tarmac surface on road crossing Piercebridge Beck at Carlbury Bridge. Start at the George Hotel overflow car park NZ 212 154 and walk over the road bridge. Piercebridge Roman Fort is one […]
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 […]
Launched in Spring 2020, The Way of St Hild route celebrates the importance of Hild to both Hartlepool and Whitby and recognise the contribution she made to the Christian heritage of the North East and beyond. However, unlike many pilgrimage trails, The Way of St Hild will not rely solely on maps and booklets as the […]
Wynyard Golf Club is one of the UK’s top golf destinations and a luxury venue for wedding receptions, civil wedding ceremonies, business conferences, social events and dining. Set on the exclusive Wynyard Estate near Teesside, Hartlepool and County Durham, Wynyard Golf Club attracts keen golfers who enjoy an excellent test of skill playing the championship Wellington […]
With a greater power to weight ratio than a Ferrari 360, step on-board one of our tenacious Thundercats. Act as co-pilot and help maintain an optimum trajectory around the high octane race course. Your experience will begin with a Thundercat introduction and safety briefing before heading out on the water to practise co-pilot responsibilities such weight transference and […]
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 […]
Starting at the Transporter Bridge Visitor Centre the mainly off-road route follows the banks of the River Tees to Stockton’s Tees Barrage. The Transporter Bridge, constructed in 1911, spans the River Tees and is a significant piece of engineering of the industrial heritage of the area. Standing 160ft above the Tees, it carries its load […]
The Triads concept was born in 1988 in Middlesbrough and the store rapidly gained a reputation for quirky, cutting edge fashion. Since it’s inception the two Triads stores have featured collections from Stone Island, Vivienne Westwood, Paul Smith and Stussy amongst many others. Today, both Linthorpe Road and Albert Road remain destination stores for the […]
A cool and quirky shop in the heart of Baker Street selling a range of quality vintage clothes, jewellery and accesories!
Darlington has over 300 km of public rights of way, ten local nature reserves, seven formal parks, three community woodlands and numerous other open spaces to explore. Discover your next walking adventure in Darlington by downloading one of the maps below. Whinfield Loop Rockwell Local Nature Reserve Red Hall/Great Burdon Loop Red Hall Local Nature Reserve […]
You can enjoy walks throughout Hartlepool with a network of interesting and beautiful countryside footpaths, bridleways and byways. You can find out where all of the public and permissive rights of way are located within and just outside the borough in the Walking in Hartlepool leaflet and Map . Here you will also find information on ‘places of interest’ as well as […]
Parks in Middlesbrough are a good place to start for walking in the area with some beautiful green spaces at Stewart Park, Albert Park and Fairy Dell. If you want something more adventurous you can download some great walking maps and circular routes around Middlesbrough here. Should you wish to walk further afield and get away from roads, you […]
Redcar and Cleveland is home to wide open countryside, stunning landscapes and coastal walks all just waiting to be discovered. You can explore the many self-guided routes by downloading the maps below. Guisborough Three Peaks Ironstone Heritage Trail Errington Woods Eston Moors Flatts Lane & Lazenby Bank Flatts Lane Woodland Country Park Guisborough Forest & […]
Stockton is a great place to walk whether it’s in town or in the countryside. The below guides will not only suggest some great places to go but will also make it easy for you to find your way around. Choose one of the suggested ‘self-guided’ walks and go! Ranging from 1.7miles to 2.3 these short walks […]
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 […]
Ward Jackson Park is one of the most original in the North East region. It is listed in the National Register of Historic Parks & Gardens because of its collection of Victorian and Edwardian features. A project to restore and develop the park was recently completed returning the park to its original splendor complete with […]
At Wellington Square we have a wide range of shops and services, including great high street fashion, home products, phones and food. Set in the heart of Stockton-on-Tees, we are first port of call for most shoppers, and have buses and secure car parking adjacent to the shopping centre.
Beginning as a retail website, Whoray established a loyal following who praised the quality of our service delivery, and the high level of our customer care. They have successfully translated those standards to our Town Centre store. The shop has been designed to appeal to a very broad demographic, we blend ethnic, contemporary and retro […]
Wilton Golf Club is rapidly developing a reputation for the best golfing day out in the area. The 18 hole golf course is set in parkland with an abundance of trees and shrubs which also makes for a pleasant walk.
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 […]
Woodhill is big nature garden, a magical place where children can safely explore and learn about wildlife and the natural environment. Wiggly grassy paths wind around hedgerows and run in tunnels beneath a canopy of trees, open out onto seating areas or grassy spots, log piles or ponds where you can poke about to discover […]
Melt away stress and ease away worries in the soothing surroundings of the Spa at Wynyard Hall. Nestled peacefully on the edge of the lake, you will find a true picture of tranquility. Whether you are looking for a treat to enjoy with friends or you want to banish the aches and pains from a long week, the Spa will leave […]
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 […]
Originally a working railway the park extends over three miles from the edge of Thorpe Thewles to Tilery Wood near Wynyard. There’s over ten miles of paths to explore within the park. The main cycleway follows the route of the former Castle Eden branch railway, completed in 1880. Today it forms part of National Cycle […]
Join the Skipper as crew aboard the latest vessel, yours to charter! Experience the extravagance of a luxury skippered sailing yacht and learn and develop skills from on-board roles. Your Yacht Master Instructor will introduce you to the basics of sailing, from hoisting the sails to helming and may even teach you some sailing jargon. Depending on conditions, head […]
At the heart of Yarm is its bustling high street, filled with independent shops, restaurants, cafes, and bars – it’s easy to see why it was named the winner of the 2020 Rising Star award at the Great British High Street awards. Spoil yourself at beautiful boutiques like KIWI boutique and Attitudes, or take to […]
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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