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

  • Big Tees Tidy Up Litter Pick

    Big Tees Tidy Up litter pick. Join the Tees Rivers Trust and River Tees Rediscovered for a Tees wide action day where we cover as much of the river from source to sea in a coordinated community litter pick . Read more

  • Cats and Coffins Heritage Trail

    Enjoy spectacular views across the Tees flood plain on a walk between the old spa settlement of Croft and the ancient village of Stapleton, complete with tea and cake and a visit to St Peter's church with its Lewis Carroll connections. Read more

  • Dawn Chorus Guided Walk

    Celebrate International Dawn Chorus Day on an early morning walk to hear the river wake up. Read more

Latest News

  • Feeling Crafty!

    The Dorman Museum hosted a workshop to reproduce cast moulds to celebrate the Linthorpe Pottery and Christopher Dresser exhibition. Read more

  • A Roomful of Angels

    The Portrack loop of the River Tees once supported a thriving little community with a Georgian pub frequented by ships' captains' and alleged to be involved in smuggling. However, the real surprise lay inside. Read more

  • What to Spot March 2017

    March is an exciting month when the turn of the seasons really starts to make its mark on what we can see out and about around the Tees. Read more