In honour of Earth Day 2021 we want to share a journey of the beautiful River Tees. The source of the River Tees lies on the Eastern slope of Cross Fell in the North Pennines and flows East for 85 miles to join the North Sea north of Redcar. The river runs through rolling countryside to industrial towns, we’ve chosen some of our favourite spots to mention:
At 21 metres high, High Force is the largest waterfall in the UK.
Barnard Castle is a town in County Durham, you can see the historic castle and Egglestone Abbey as well as enjoying a stroll by the Tees.
Low force is another waterfall part of the River Tees at 5 metres high.
Opened in 1934, Newport Bridge is a vertical lift bridge connecting Middlesbrough with Stockton-on-Tees.
Close to Stockton town centre, the Infinity Bridge is a public pedestrian and cycle bridge over the River Tees.
Tees Barrage is on the River Tees between Middlesbrough and Stockton. The Barrage offers lots of activity, you can enjoy a range of water sports or nature & walking.
The Nature Reserve is located just behind Erimus. Formed by three loops in the River Tees, the reserve offers a trail just under a mile long which is great for a nature trip or walking & hiking.
The River joins the North Sea north of Redcar, we love the beaches on the North East coast. Whether you want a nice stroll, or to enjoy the arcades, ice-cream and fish & chips, our beaches have it all.