Middlesbrough attractions

Middlesbrough attractions

Middlesbrough was in the county of Cleveland until 1996, when Cleveland abolished. Middlesbrough is now a unitary authority within the ceremonial county of North Yorkshire.The North York Moors is the county's other national park, with bleak upland moors and a magnificent rugged coastline. To the southeast of the region lie the Yorkshire Wolds, formed from chalk hills that arc from the Humber estuary west of Kingston upon Hull up to the North Sea coast between Bridlington and Scarborough.

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Attractions Preston Hall Museum, Yarm Road, Stockton-on-Tees. Tel: 01642 781184. The museum is best known for its Victorian Street and its many period rooms, giving a glimpse of domestic life in the area over the years. It has an impressive display of weaponry in its cellars, and also houses Stockton's most famous painting, the Dice Players by Georges de la Tour (photo). Set in 112 acres of parkland, between Stockton and Yarm on A135. About 5 miles west of Middlesbrough.

Preston Hall Museum

Attractions REDCAR RACECOURSE, The Racecourse, Redcar TS10 2BY
Tel: 01642 484068.
Racing has taken place at Redcar for many years – originally on the sands of Coatham – with the current site and company opening up for business in 1875. www.redcarracing.co.uk. About 8 miles east of Middlesbrough.

REDCAR RACECOURSE

Attractions Billingham Beck Valley Country Park Tel: 01642 360376 Billingham Beck Valley is one of Stockton Borough's most interesting areas of countryside with its colourful meadows, ponds, marsh and woodland. Designated a Local Nature Reserve in 1992, this valuable pocket of countryside has been preserved as a haven for wildlife and a place where people can explore, enjoy and learn about the countryside. About 5 miles north of Middlesbrough.

Billingham Beck Valley

Riverside Stadium

Attractions The Riverside Stadium has been the home of Middlesbrough F.C. since the beginning of the English Premier League season 1995-96. Its current capacity is 35,049 all-seated. mfc.premiumtv.co.uk. On the outskirts of Middlesbrough.

Riverside Stadium

Attractions The Middlesbrough Transporter Bridge links Middlesbrough with the borough of Stockton-on-Tees, spaning the River Tees. It carries a travelling 'car', suspended from the bridge, across the river in 90 seconds and is the largest working bridge of its kind in the world. It has featured in films and TV programmes including Billy Elliot, Auf Wiedersehen, Pet, The Fast Show, and Steel River Blues. On the outskirts of Middlesbrough.

The Middlesbrough Transporter Bridge

Attractions Ormesby Hall, Ormesby, Middlesbrough TS7 9AS Tel: 01642 324188.A mid 18th-century Palladian attractive rural mansion and gardens, on the edge of Middlesborough. The simple Palladian facade masks exquisite interior decoration, paintings and furnishing. The fine Georgian stable block is home to the Cleveland Mounted Police's horses. National Trust charges apply. About 2 miles south of Middlesbrough.

Ormesby Hall

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