Middlesbrough is a lively and diverse town where there are lots of places to visit including museums, historical buildings and attractive parks, as well as lots of leisure facilities. There’s a good choice for entertainment in the town, including Middlesbrough Town Hall which is home to a range of performances including music, comedy, children’s shows and classical concerts, and at the Middlesbrough Theatre performances include music, drama and musicals. You can see a pop or rock concert at the Middlesbrough Empire and films at the Cineworld Cinema. If you’re eating out, there are lots of restaurants in the town and with range of international cuisines to suit various tastes, and you’ll find a variety of pubs and clubs for an enjoyable evening out.
If you’re shopping, there’s a good range of shops such as at the Hillstreet Shopping Centre and Captain Cook Square Shopping Centre that have large selections of stores. For business, there are a number of conference venues including the MTLC at the Riverside Stadium and Middlesbrough Town Hall, and the nearest airport for international airport is Durham Tees Valley Airport.
Middlesbrough Car Hire
Wherever you are in Middlesbrough, it’s guaranteed that you’ll to get a car from one of the leading suppliers who provide Middlesbrough car hire services, you can choose from many of the suppliers including Avis, Enterprise, Europcar, Firefly, Hertz, InterRent, Sixt and others.
Some of the places to visit while you’re in Middlesbrough could include the following:
You can visit this 18th century Georgian house which is Grade I listed, and learn about the interesting history of the building. There is a Victorian kitchen and a laundry to see, and you can admire the elegant features and decor in the house, along with fine paintings. Visitors can also enjoy the attractive gardens and park, and there’s also a charming model railway.
At this Museum you can see many varied collections displaying the history of the region and its people, including archaeological artefacts, medieval pottery, glassware, Bronze Age finds, as well as ancient Egyptian artefacts. Other exhibits include costumes, military uniforms and historic coins.
The Captain Cook Birthplace Museum
You can visit this interesting Museum built near the birthplace of Captain Cook and learn all about the history of the famous explorer with lots of collections from around the world which include Australia, Oceania and New Zealand. There are items such as nautical artefacts, animals and birds, carvings and some of Cook’s personal items and commemorative souvenirs.
Newham Grange Country Farm
This is an enjoyable place to come with the family where you can see a variety of animals including donkeys, ponies, llamas, wallabies, sheep, rabbits and alpacas. There are also activities including a children’s play area and a maze, crazy golf and mini tractors to ride.
This is a lovely park with attractive open spaces, trees and boating lake and has lots of features including sculptures, 19th century sundial, large fountain, bandstand, tennis courts and children’s play areas, as well as a rink for roller skating.
Middlesbrough Sports Village
You can come here to enjoy a wide range of fun activities and facilities which include a large skate park, athletics stadium, gym, circuit for cycling, soft play area, synthetic and grass pitches and a hall for lots of sports including basketball and volleyball.
You can challenge yourself with this large indoor bouldering wall which is changed regularly to provide different climbing routes. There are also a beginners wall, and you can also try the ropes and take various climbing courses.
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