Get Inspired...

The Perfect Staycation in Tees Valley

WHILE some parts of our lives are slowly returning to a sort of normality, many people are still reluctant to travel abroad, so this is the ideal time to discover new delights and adventures that are on your doorstep.

Spectacular countryside, a dramatic coastline, vibrant market towns and impressive historical venues, an abundance of adrenaline-fueled activities and unique experiences make Tees Valley the ideal location for an unforgettable break in the North East of England.

Cushioned between County Durham and North Yorkshire each corner of Tees Valley is a unique destination waiting to be discovered. Darlington, Hartlepool, Middlesbrough, Stockton-on-Tees and Redcar & Cleveland are all bursting with things to do, places to see and stories to tell - making it impossible not to Enjoy Tees Valley.

Things To Do

You really are spoilt for choice for things to do and see in the Tees Valley.

Family Trip?
A stones throw from The North Yorkshire Moors & The UK's BEST Beach, The Sporting Lodge Inns provides the perfect base to go on an exhilarating outdoor coastal or countryside adventure! If you are not necessarily one for the outdoors, nearby Shopping and Activity Centres may take your fancy before taking a dip in The Escape Zones 25M Swimming Pool, free to use for our Hotel Guests.

Looking for that Next Big Thrill?
There are endless amounts of activities going on each and every day around Tees Valley! The Tees Barrage offers...

Water Sports - You can expect world-class facilities, designed to deliver an amazing real-life rapid river experience! You can enjoy variouis activities including; Bell Boating, Paddesports, Raft Building, Powerboat Trips, Family Rafting, White Water Rafting and Stand-Up Paddle-Boarding

AIR TRAIL - Stuck for family friendly things to do in The North East? Look no further. The UK's LARGEST climbing adventure course is great for most age groups! Swinging bridges, balancing beans and cargo nets high above the River Tees makes this an excellent day out.

Nature, Cycling, Walking & Food - Tees Barrage and indeed The Sporting Lodge Inns is surrounded by thriving wildlife, making it an amazing location to take photos and explore with a relaxing bike ride. Did you know we are Dog Friendly? Take long walks with your dog by the river!

A weekend simply isn’t long enough to enjoy everything that the Tees Valley has to offer so you’ll have to come back again…and again!

Still Not Sure?

Check out our STAYCATION offer below!

Pay £65.00 for dinner, bed and breakfast. Offer includes £30.00 (based on two people sharing) to spend on food in The Old Poste House.