Osmotherly (6.3 miles, 14 mins approx)
This beautiful village is the perfect place for walking, hiking or cycling with must-see scenery
Where the Cleveland Way, Coast to Coast & Lyke Wake Walk pass through.
Northallerton (the County Town of North Yorkshire) is the largest market town in the district located in the Vale of Mowbray between the North York Moors and the Yorkshire Dales National Parks! Northallerton is renowned for its twice weekly traditional market held along both sides of the broad High Street, on Wednesdays and Saturdays! It also offers a wide choice of independent and national retailers!
Stokesley is an attractive, elegant, historic market town of some 5000 inhabitants, mentioned in the Domesday Book of 1086, with many interesting Georgian and Victorian buildings. The River Leven flows through the town and is crossed by the ancient Pack Horse Bridge. Levenside provides visitors with a peaceful riverside walk, well planted with trees, as a contrast to the bustle of the High Street.
Yarm became a thriving town in its own right during the Georgian period; historic and beautiful, Yarm-on-Tees nestles in a loop of the River Tees. Tradition is still at the heart of the town and the impressive 43 arch viaduct, which shadows one of the widest cobbled high streets in England, is now protected by conservation status, voted Britains Best High Street by BBC Viewers in 2007
Once dubbed the 'Hercules' of Britain's industrial empire, Middlesbrough has the culture and spirit of a Northern city despite its formal status as a town. The commercial mecca of the Tees Valley, Middlesbrough has tons of high street shops, bars, designer boutiques, clubs and restaurants, all enveloped by a unique skyline that traces the town's monumental heritage. Middlesbrough's vibrant entertainments scene and emerging renaissance, signaled by the opening of the new Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art, Middlesbrough Centre Square and Prissick Skate Plaza make the town an exciting and feelgood place to visit. Look out for Middlesbrough's ongoing bid to establish itself as a progressive city as plans for the international award-winning Middlehaven waterfront development begin to take shape. It is also home to the Transporter Bridge.
Teesside Retail Park And Leisure Complex provides supermarkets, home improvement centres, lifestyle stores, entertainment, fitness and beauty centres, along with a selection of restaurants and ample free parking, giving you more than enough reasons to visit.
Following an investment of over £60 million, Hartlepool Marina has become one of Europes leading marina facilities. Amongst the numerous shops, restaurants, pubs and tourist attractions, you can find 500 fully serviced pontoon berths and a good selection of quayside berths. So if you're looking for a location for your boat, planning a family celebration at a restaurant, or simply dropping by for a coffee, Hartlepool Marina will cater for all your needs.
The Carlton Bank flying site is about 400 yards to the North, used by Hang Gliders, and Paragliders, who belong to the North Yorks Hang Gliding and Paragliding Club who should be contacted before flying a Hang or Paraglider in the area. The area is also popular with walkers.
The SwanHouse is Ideally located, close to Beautiful small country villages such as; Hutton Rudby, Swainby, East Rounton, Crathorne, Potto, East Harsley, Ingleby Arncliffe. Easy access to A19, approximately 45 minutes south you can be in York & approximately 45 minutes north you can be in Newcastle.
Durhan Tees Valley Airport Approx 25 mins
Yarm Train Station Approx 10 mins
Darlington Train Station Approx 25 Mins