Discover our Places

The area around the River Tees is rich with historical sites and landmarks, vibrant market towns, cultural venues and centres of activity.  River Tees Rediscovered showcases many places within the River Tees area, through a variety of projects and activities.  Why not join an activity to begin your journey of discovery, by taking on a new experience, learning a new skill and having fun!

 
 
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tees cottage pumping station

From 1849 the Tees Cottage Pumping Station revolutionised water supply in Darlington and Teesside by offering cleaner, piped water to inhabitants who had previously relied on wells and rainwater tubs. The aim of this project is to improve the understanding of the heritage of Tees Cottage Pumping Station as well as improving the accessibility of the site to a wide-range of visitors, such as schools and the general public.

 
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honeypots and educational spaces

Honeypots and Educational spaces aims to engage people in the conservation of the wildlife heritage of the River Tees through physical improvements and conservation activities. It focuses on six nature reserves, located along the course of the River Tees in Stockton, Middlesbrough and Redcar.

 
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tees heritage park

Looking at improving access points along the River, the project will seek to encourage involvement and activity along the River.