Explore green spaces in Stockton

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Explore Stockton-on-Tees on foot

Finding great places to explore on foot in Stockton-on-Tees couldn’t be easier.

12 great green places to walk in Stockton

Download a copy of the ‘Out and About’ leaflet from Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council and discover 12 great places to explore on your doorstep.

The publication includes parks that are ideal for walking as well as for cycling and gives you the low-down on facilities like children's play areas and cafes to enjoy while you are there.

You can get a copy of the Stockton walking and cycle map from the Hub in Stockton town centre to help you navigate your way without a car to make a real day of it!

Child map reading: photo credit Annie Spratt
Photo credit: Annie Spratt

Take a self-guided walk, get the children to map read!

Public rights of way provide a great opportunity to explore the countryside.

Many of these are marked on the fold-out Stockton walking and cycling map which is available from the Hub in the town centre.

Stockton-on-Tees is well positioned for taking advantage of local sections of the Teesdale Way, a 92 mile route which follows our beautiful River Tees from its source in Cumbria to the sea in Hartlepool.

There are also a number of short local routes which you can take for a shorter walk with children if you live in Stockton. The simple maps and instructions are a great introduction to map reading for children:

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