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Bitesize Benefits

  • Tees Valley is bursting with things to do, places to see and stories to tell
  • One of the UK’s emerging visitor destinations
  • Coast and country, history and heritage, family and fun
  • Active or chilled, indoors or out, there’s loads to do
  • You don’t know what you’re missing, come and see for yourself

Key Messages

  • Five distinct boroughs big on culture and adventure – from countryside to coast and village to town
  • With so much to explore, one day simply isn’t enough. Catch a show, sample the live music scene, enjoy a comedy gig or discover the many culinary delights on offer
  • Surf the waves on the coast, go white water rafting on an Olympic-standard course, take in the spectacular countryside on foot or by bike, or enjoy the River Tees by boat, canoe, kayak or paddle board – all in Tees Valley
  • A shared railway heritage, an industrial heart and rich maritime past are just part of the legacy of Tees Valley
  • Journey through Tees Valley, from dramatic hilltops to rugged coastlines and beautiful countryside to charming towns and villages.
  • See theatre brought to life on stage or on the street. Discover the region’s past in magnificent museums and galleries. Enjoy yourself at world-class festivals and events
  • Each part of Tees Valley is waiting to be discovered – bursting with things to do, places to see and stories to tell
  • Tees Valley is alive with nature all year round, drawing visitors from near and far to encounter a wide variety of wildlife in some of the most surprising places