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Inspirational Ideas

Stuck for an idea?  Explore more of Teesdale with this special selection of inspirational trips and days out. 

Mountain Bike Glove

From 6 miles to 21 miles choose from one of four circular routes starting in Middleton in Teesdale.

Cafe Bowes

Try a Teesdale Café tour with a rich morning coffee, take in afternoon tea and enjoy some delicious homemade food and treats. 

Pennine Waymarker

Teesdale Challenge walks are a series of self-guided circular walks covering a full range of distance and difficulty. 

Snipe in Upper Teesdale

This 6km circular trail around Blackton Reservoir takes in stunning wildlife and Hannah's Meadow and Barn.

White water tubing

Take on the mighty Tees at Low Force for an adrenaline fuelled day out.

St Mary's Church in Wycliffe

Discover the lives and times of the Anglo Saxons in Teesdale with this driving guide that is fun for all the family. 

Gentians at Cow Green

A 8km tour in the National Nature Reserve experience amazing views, stunning fauna and geological interest. 

Wynch Bridge

Explore the Teesdale Countryside in the footsteps of Richard Watson a lead miner, poet and entertainer of the late 1900's.

Bluebells in Woodland

Escape to the tranquil woodland and riverside nestled on the outskirts of Barnard Castle with a selection of two guided walks.

Dinghy Sailing

Make your trip to Teesdale extra special by enjoying a nautical sailing experience at Grassholme Reservoir.

The Garage Spa at The Morritt HotelMake a visit to Teesdale special with an indulgent day of spa luxury at one of the areas premier destination hotels.

Blue PlaqueThe Blue Plaque Trail provides information on the people and places whose contribution to the history of Barnard Castle has been commemorated by blue plaques