Leave site travel west for 10 miles follow local signs take A1027 3 miles at roundabout 3rd exit A689 into Hartlepool.
Hartlepool located in County Durham in Tees Valley a lime stoned walled medieval town with an inland port and docks over looked by ancient houses. The port is still operational capable of handling large vessels also contains a marina home to a variety of pleasure and working craft capable of berthing 500 vessels. Other points of interest, the many old churches the castle and abbey plus its museums.
Hartlepool Maritime Museum
is well worth a visit with its many attractions, displays and exhibitions. Explore the HMS Trincomalee built in 1817 a historic war vessel but never fired its guns in anger take in the atmosphere of the historic quayside. Take the fighting ship guided tour discover working life in 1800 in the HMS Prosperity whilst at war.
Resume journey north travel 26 miles on the A689 for 8 miles merge onto A19 for 8 miles onto A174 towards Whitby for 10 miles into Redcar.
A small seaside resort located in Northeast Yorkshire situated on the North Sea coast in Teesside. Explore the seafront and discover the Zetland Museum home to the World’s oldest surviving lifeboat.
Return to Stockton but visit the Castlegate Quayside on the river Tees near to the White Water Camp Site. Walk down the riverside discover the wildlife and explore the replica Captains Cooks HM Bark Endeavour, also take a evening cruise on the Teesside Princess and view the local scenery.