The King’s Head Inn’s insider activity tips

August 2018

Make the most of your time at The King’s Head Inn with our insider’s tips on the best things to see and do in the surrounding area.

Eat, Drink, Sleep and Explore

You won’t be stuck for things to do during your stay — whatever the weather — with our handy insider’s guide to what to do and what to see around The King’s Head Inn.

If it’s sunny

Climb Roseberry Topping or at least give it a try. It’s well worth the 320m climb for the spectacular views from the summit. And of course a well earned drink at The King’s Head Inn after your descent.

For thrillseekers

High octane aquatic adventure awaits at Tees Barrage International White Water Centre just 15 minutes drive from The King’s Head Inn. There’s watersports activities galore for all ages including white water rafting and kayaking.

For beach lovers

Pack your bucket and spade and take to the beach at Redcar, Sandsend or Whitby.

For outdoor lovers

A visit to Pinchinthorpe, the gateway to enchanting Guisborough Forest and Walkway, is a must. Just a few minutes’ drive from The King’s Head Inn, there’s a visitor centre with fascinating displays and a children’s area. There are walks and bike trails to suit ever ability and age, a sculpture trail, permanent orienteering course and a dipping platform into the wetland area to watch the wildlife and birdlife here.

For culture vultures

Famous explorer and navigator Captain Cook grew up in the pretty village of Great Ayton. Discover about his early life and education at the Captain Cook Schoolroom Museum.

For a shopping spree

Shop ‘til you drop at Teeside Retail Park and Middlesbrough’s Captain Cook Square. Be sure to explore the quirky streets of nearby Guisborough and pick up a bargain at the weekly market.

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