Stockton Market Cross

Discover the fascinating history behind Stockton's only Scheduled Ancient Monument, from being the site of a stocks, a place for proclamation and the Battle of Stockton - the cross certainly has a great story!Read more

Neasham Abbey

Did you know there was an abbey on the banks of the Tees in Neasham, with links to the only Englishman to be Pope? Find out more here.Read more

What to Spot June 2017

Find out what to keep on the lookout for during June!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

What to Spot May 2017

Wondering what to keep an eye out for in May? Click the article to see what animals and plants make an appearance and where you can find them.Read more

What to Spot April 2017

April is when the fun really starts, winter is long behind us and spring is definitely in the air! Migrant birds make a welcome arrival on a daily basis, including our charismatic sand martins which usually return late March if the weather is with them.Read more

Yarm Town Hall

Nestled on a peninsula of the River Tees is the quaint town of Yarm. It was once the highest point of tidal flow on the River Tees, allowing a port to develop there. Not surprisingly, as its size and stature grew and roads were developed, a toll booth was built to collect taxes from the trade flowing through the town. Yarm Town hall was built c.1710, to replace this tollbooth.Read more

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

The Church Of St Peter

The Church of St Peter in Croft-On-Tees is a historic site brimming with heritage and culture. It contains many different items with amazing stories behind them.Read more

Teacher Training with RTR

January saw River Tees Rediscovered, its partners and Stockton Borough Council join forces to take trainee teachers out of the classroom and show them how local sites, facilities and resources can bring the primary curriculum to life.Read more

Things to look out for Jan 17

In the lull after Christmas, when the nights feel like they’ll never shorten and all the tinsel and glitter has been packed away, it’s an ideal time to wrap up warm and explore the River Tees to embrace this month of change.Read more

Things to look out for - Feb 17

One of the most breathtaking sights in winter is that of a starling murmuration, where thousands of birds come together in huge swirling flocks at dusk before settling down to roost in sheltered places like reed beds.Read more