Great places to visit in Tees Valley
The good news?
There's absolutely loads to see and do as a family in Tees Valley.
The even better news?
Most of these are accessible using public transport so you can enjoy the day together without having to keep your eyes on the road.
Here are some of the places you can visit and how to get there using the bus or train:
Waterfront & Marina, Hartlepool
BUS: Stagecoach services 36, 7 or 1
TRAIN: Direct trains from Middlesbrough and Stockton or get there with a connecting train from Darlington.
For more information about the area visit - www.thisishartlepool.co.uk/attractions
Preston Park Museum & Gardens, Eaglescliffe, Stockton
BUS: Arriva service 7.
TRAIN: Get off at Eaglescliffe train station direct from Middlesbrough, Stockton, Darlington, Hartlepool and Redcar.
For more information about the museum and grounds visit - www.prestonparkmuseum.co.uk
The Dorman Museum, Middlesbrough
BUS: Arriva services 12, 13, 13A, 17, 17A, 29 or 63.
TRAIN: Direct trains from Hartlepool, Stockton, Redcar and Darlington
For more information about the museum visit - www.dormanmuseum.co.uk
Kirkleatham Museum, Redcar
BUS: Arriva service 63.
TRAIN: Direct trains from Darlington and Middlesbrough or get there with a connecting train from Hartlepool or Stockton.
For more information about the museum visit - www.redcarcleveland.co.uk/enjoy/kirkleatham-museum
Head of Steam Museum, Darlington
BUS: Arriva services 3A, 5, 5A, 7, 8, 66, 830, X21 or X66. Also served by Scarlet Band service 16.
TRAIN: Direct trains from Middlesbrough and Redcar or get there with a connecting train from Stockton or Hartlepool. North Road station is just a two minute walk from the museum. Coming from Bishop Auckland? Hop on the Bishop Line straight to North Road station: www.bishopline.org.
For more information about the museum visit - www.head-of-steam.co.uk
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