Our landscape is full of adventure and wonder

Tees Cottage Pumping Station

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.


Author: Tom Watson

Location: 501 Coniscliffe Rd,, Darlington

The Dorman Museum

The Dorman Museum is a purpose built museum located in Middlesbrough, adjacent to Albert Park.


Author: Tom Watson

The Transporter Bridge

The Transporter Bridge was built in 1911, making it the longest operating bridge of its kind in the world.


Author: Tom Watson


We have a range of opportunities for people of all ages and interests.

You could help to hold arts and crafts activities with our Community AcitivTees team; carry out research into local heritage with our Archaeology programme or get hands-on in helping to look after your local environment with Green ActiviTees.

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Our Projects

We operate nearly 20 great projects in the River Tees area that you can get involved with all year round. Our projects are a great way to rediscover the natural environment of the Tees Valley.

To learn more about each project, click below.

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Upcoming events

  • Neasham Circular Trail

    Local resident and Parish Councillor Tina Murray takes us on a wonderful 7 mile circular through open countryside and along riverbank paths to explore the heritage of the ancient village of Neasham. Read more

  • Coastal Communities Heritage Trail

    Led by Stewart Ramsdale from the Tees Heritage Trust and part of the Redcar and Cleveland Summer Walking Festival, this trail takes in the ancient settlement of Coatham and the more recent village of Warrenby, two villages with close ties to the Tees. Booking essential at walkingfestival@redcar-cleveland.gov.uk; £2 charge per person. Read more

  • Romans on the Tees

    Join us on Saturday 24th June for a day of Roman fun! Watch the Romans battle the Barbarian natives for supremacy and explore our brand-new excavations. Read more

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  • Piercebridge Excavations

    Help us find what the Romans left behind! Read more

  • Going Potty!

    Take a look at our creation and find out how you can take part. Read more

  • Middlesbrough Dock Clock

    Ever wondered why the clock tower stands on what now seems a random and empty site next to Middlesbrough College? Click on the article to discover some of the fascinating history behind the clock! Read more