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Sightseeing in Middlesbrough - what to see. Complete travel guide

Middlesbrough is a modern city in Great Britain, which is famous as a university center. The life in this modern city is nothing similar to the life in Middlesbrough even a few decades ago. The beginning of the century was the period of rapid growth of Middlesbrough, turning it into a major industrial center of the country. However, even nowadays you still can see old buildings and factories on the streets of the city. They remind of its great industrial past. You will even find old houses with open terraces, which add a shade of romance and coziness to Middlesbrough.
Middlesbrough will pleasantly astonish guests with an assortment of children’s entertainment centers and picturesque parks. This city will be interesting to visit at any time of the … Open
Currently the city atmosphere is much more diverse. Here have been opened numerous modern tourist resorts, restaurants and entertainment centers. We should also note that Middlesbrough will be definitely loved by tourists who enjoy visiting modern European resorts because this place has simply everything for rest.
The most popular hotel of the city is called the Thistle Middlesbrough Hotel. It is located in the heart of the city and is surrounded by its major attractions. Besides quality fully furnished rooms and high level of service the guests of the hotel are welcome to visit restaurants, a modern business center, gym and a swimming pool. This hotel will be a good choice for those tourists who want to see absolutely all memorable places because reaching them from the city center is very simple. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Middlesbrough will pleasantly astonish guests with an assortment of children’s entertainment centers and picturesque parks. This city will be interesting to visit at any time of the … Open
Another modern hotel complex, Wainstones Hotel, is located away from the noisy center of Middlesbrough. In this part of the town you can enjoy peace and tranquility. Here there are many parks and almost no traffic. The center of the town can be reached by bus. Near the hotel are organized various tours for visitors.
The third popular hotel of Middlesbrough is Baltimore Hotel. This is a small two-story building that resembles old houses of Great Britain. Guests can also reach any part of the town from this hotel or book a tour.
Middlesbrough will pleasantly astonish guests with an assortment of children’s entertainment centers and picturesque parks. This city will be interesting to visit at any time of the … Open
Looking at the modern city today, it is difficult to imagine that in the early 19th century it was a small village, inhabited by only 25 people. The most significant transformations of the city occurred in the second half of the 19th century. A group of businessmen from England bought out local farms and invested huge funds in their development. Already in 1833, a port was built in the city, and soon, several iron ore mines were founded in the vicinity of Middlesbrough.
Today, the modern city is famous not only for its first-class hotels and entertainment centers, but also for its rich sports life. In 1995, the ultramodern Riverside Stadium was built here, with a capacity of more than 35,000 people. This is the largest stadium in the country, which was built since the end of the Second World War. Now it hosts the most significant sports and cultural events. A visit to it will be interesting even for those who do not consider themselves keen sports fan.
Middlesbrough will pleasantly astonish guests with an assortment of children’s entertainment centers and picturesque parks. This city will be interesting to visit at any time of the … Open
The prospects for cultural recreation in Middlesbrough are also excellent. Guests of the city will be interested to visit the Institute of Contemporary Art. Its opening was also held recently, in 2007. Nowadays in the exhibition halls of the Institute, one of the largest collections of paintings in the UK is kept. The pride of the cultural center is an extensive collection of works by Pablo Picasso.
Middlesbrough An important historical symbol for the city is the Ackam Hall Mansion. It was built for Sir William Hustler, one of the wealthiest townspeople. The construction of the mansion was completed in 1683. Now the beautiful historic building is one of the oldest in Middlesbrough. It is accessible to visitors and presents guests with an interesting collection of antiques.
Middlesbrough will pleasantly astonish guests with an assortment of children’s entertainment centers and picturesque parks. This city will be interesting to visit at any time of the … Open
The permanent symbol of the city remains the transport bridge, which was built in 1911 and is one of the main reminders of the active development of the city. At the time of construction, this bridge was one of the largest in the world. It connected the territory of the city with the port of Clarence. The length and height of the bridge are 260 meters and 69 meters, respectively. Despite the fact that the bridge is more than one hundred years old, it has not lost its original meaning and is still actively used. Tourists are more interested in admiring the transport bridge in the evening, when it is decorated with spectacular lighting.

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Reference information
Map of all castles
Survived castles around Middlesbrough
♥   Castle 'Skelton Castle' , 10.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Wharton Hall' , 11.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Danby Castle' , 20.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Claxton Castle' , 23.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'South Cowton Castle' , 30.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all parks
National and city parks around Middlesbrough
♥   Regional Park 'Stones Country' , 17.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Sights around Middlesbrough from our guide 'Extreme places on Earth'

York

From the series “The Last City-Fortresses Survived to This Day”
The craft stall, souvenir shops have placed in the old buildings. There you can buy wonderful memorable gifts. The most adorable palace has been saved in York. Nowadays there has placed the historical museum. Its collections are multi-faceted, there was collected thousands of artefacts, from the old household items and weapons to the crucial historical documents. York Minster, a large Gothic Cathedral, is the main outstanding landmark in the city. It was built in 13th-14th centuries. York is a real asset for lovers of walks in historical places. … Read further

Howard Castle

From the series “The Most Elegant Buildings of Baroque Architecture”
The main part of the excursion is connected with a picturesque park, which is decorated with artificial lakes, fountains and old sculptures. During warmer months, the vacationists have a great opportunity to go by boat trips. In summer, on the territory of the park, you can find a cosy café. The arboretum has a number of rare plants. Originally it was built for academic researchers. Travellers, who plan to go there in winter, will see a lot of interesting things. On Christmas Eve you can see near the palace fairs and various entertainment events and charitable actions. … Read further
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