Middlesbrough is located in between the county brough of Teeside and the Tees Valley. The place is very convenient and comfortable for tourists because of its location amidst roads, countryside, rivers and between two historical destinations of the North, Whitby and Durham.
Surrounded by countryside, Middlesbrough is far away from the din and bustle of city life, between North York Moors, Cleveland Way and Roseberry Topping. Hence, you can take cheap flights to Middlesbrough to soothe your city-tired mind.
The city has a passion for live entertainment and art, which is reflected in the events it hosts. While the Town Hall and Theatre host several programs of music, dance, comedy and drama, Middlebrough Institute of Modern Art hosts exhibitions of international standards. Its event calendar includes Middlesbrough Mela, Animex and Christmas festivities. Get checked-in in one of the best hotels in Middlesbrough to stay in the city and witness all these events.
You may begin your tour with Captain Cook Birthplace Museum to see the remnants of the early life and seafaring career of the famous navigator, Captain James Cook. The museum has themed display galleries showcasing exhibitions and original artifacts and also hosts lively educative program for its visitors.
The Stewart Park is located at the intersection of Ladgate Lane and Marton Road. With pathways meandering through woods, the park resembles more a botanical garden than an urban park. A zoo is there in the northern half of the park, which houses birds and animals. Its huge open grassy expanse is ideal for picnics.
Take cheap flights to Middlesbrough to visit the Albert Park, a classic landscape designed in Victorian style. The main gate is situated at the Cenotaph, located in the square surrounded by the park. It is adorned with flower beds, children’s park, bowling greens, tennis courts, boating lake, etc. Visiting the park with your family is a day well-spent.
Hemlington Lake and Recreation Centre is set within the open parkland covering an area of 39 acres. The centre provides services like fitness classes, ballet training, gymnasium for kids, karate classes, adults’ gym etc. Private parties and meetings are also held in the activity room. In the park, you will find a children’s playground, fishing facilities, skate park, kick-about area, orchard, woodland walk etc.
Besides these, there are several other tourist attractions in Middlesbrough which are worth visiting.