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Top 20 Experiences in Middlesbrough

Guided Walking Tour of Durham & its Infamous Characters

Guided Walking Tour of Durham & its Infamous Characters

This tour is not just about Durham, the place, but its people and the stories behind them. From Durham's Narnia connection to its mining heritage, from dragons & saints to a serial killer, this city is full of stories you won't forget. Travellers, students and locals alike are guaranteed to discover something new about Durham while enjoying breathtaking views of the cathedral and historic city centre. The tour is family friendly and offers a fully accessible route. Your guide is an enthusiastic local resident, Durham University graduate, and expert in all things Durham, past and present.

Free cancellation
$12.98
Durham Full City Tour

Durham Full City Tour

All of the features of the History Tour plus more! Here we explore the wider city and uncover some hidden gems. Learn about the ‘King in the North’ - the legendary St. Oswald - who returned from exile to reclaim his father's Northumbrian lands and establish a legacy that paved the way for Cuthbert and the Durham story. We also take a look at the dark side of Durham as we explore the prisons, executions and hauntings that add to the mystery and intrigue of the city. Finally, a tour of Durham would not be complete without delving into its rich coal mining heritage and the local people who are at the heart of the Durham story.

Free cancellation
New
$29.86
Walkabout Durham History Tour

Walkabout Durham History Tour

While strolling along cobbled streets and riverside footpaths, you will view some of the world's best architecture and encounter gripping tales of the kings, Prince Bishops and local people who have made Durham one of England's most fascinating, and historically significant, cities. Our History Tour will take you from the bustling heart of the Market Place to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the castle.

Free cancellation
$20.77
Pub and History Tour of Durham with Alcohol Tasting

Pub and History Tour of Durham with Alcohol Tasting

Combine two of the best things about Durham in one tour- its history and its pubs! See the stunning architecture in the heart of the historic city centre and discover the tales of conquest, miracles and tragedy that makes Durham truly unique. Add to this four stops in atmospheric and historic pubs to enjoy some real cask ale and you have the perfect walking tour.

Free cancellation
New
$38.94
Essential Whitby: Discover the town’s legends on a self-guided audio tour

Essential Whitby: Discover the town’s legends on a self-guided audio tour

It’s not easy journeying to Whitby, so it’s important to make the most of your time here. On this self-guided GPS audio tour, I'll introduce you to major local characters, engrossing legends and hidden treasures in this historic town, over a millennium in the making. Whether this is your first visit or your thirtieth, this tour is certain to make you look at Whitby in a new light. It also provides an ideal introduction to sites like the Whitby Abbey, the Captain Cook Memorial Museum and the Endeavour Experience, which you can return to at the end of the tour. On this tour, you'll hear about: • Some of the greatest voyages of exploration of all time • Why people once thought the town was infested with serpents • How Whitby jet, a gemstone, inspired the novel Dracula • An illiterate poet • Why there’s a polar bear in the town centre • Why the houses with the best views were some of the cheapest • The Hand of Glory and where to find it

Free cancellation
Private tour
$9.99
Durham City Walking Tour

Durham City Walking Tour

Ken Bradshaw is a professionally trained tour guide holding the Blue Badge for North East England and will bring your tour alive as I will tailor it to fit your personal interests. We will walk through the medieval historical streets and along the River Wear showing you the highlights of this beautiful historic city. Quirky backstreets, canny views and topical points of interest will be available to view. We will see the colleges of one of the greatest learning institutions in the world: Durham University and discover the lives of countless characters such as the little Count of Poland who played his fiddle in the Victorian theatre, some of the powerful Prince Bishops and the notorious coal baron, 3rd Marquis of Londonderry whose statue dominates Durham market place. Check out my website and view my videos of the beautiful landscape of County Durham and north east England

Free cancellation
Private tour
$51.92
Durham Private Walking Tour

Durham Private Walking Tour

The safety & health of our guests are always of paramount importance to us. Following the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic of 2020, we are ensuring more policies are in place & adhered to during all our tours. Your local expert will give you a unique insight into Durham, the cathedral quarter, university (it's the third oldest on England!) and the medieval history of this amazing city. Explore old and new and understand how Durham has developed from ecclesiastical heartland of a nation, industrial prowess and decline right through to the grand university city it is tiday.

Free cancellation
Private tour
$253.13
Durham’s Landmarks and Legends: A Self-Guided Audio Tour

Durham’s Landmarks and Legends: A Self-Guided Audio Tour

This self-guided walking tour takes you on a journey through time to explore the dramatic peninsula of Durham city. You’ll make your way from the bustling heart of the city, along tranquil riverside footpaths and medieval bridges, to the world-famous Durham Cathedral. You’ll see some of the most spectacular vantage points around, and hear tales of St. Cuthbert and his miraculous journey to the city roughly 300 years after his death! Along the way, you’ll encounter the legendary kings and ferocious rivalries that have shaped Durham since Anglo-Saxon times. From wealthy and eccentric Prince Bishops to humble locals, you’ll meet the people who have made the city what it is today. Allow an hour for the tour without any additional stops but you can pause the tour whenever you want for refreshments enroute. You'll need to download the tour onto the VoiceMap app which uses your location to move the story along at the right time and place. The tour can also be enjoyed virtually at home.

Free cancellation
Private tour
$9.99
Durham Food Tour

Durham Food Tour

Discover a different side to the city of Durham as you stroll along the cobbled streets and riverside. This tour see's us sample from a selection independent traders within Durham indoor market as a great kick off to the afternoon. We then experience an eclectic mix of dining styles as we start to work our way through courses. It wouldn't be right not to stop and take in the breathtaking views of Durham Cathedral & Castle! All food & drinks are included on this tour.

Free cancellation
$97.36
Dark Durham Tour

Dark Durham Tour

Delve into the darker side of Durham's past as we discover the gruesome, shocking and tragic tales of our city's rich history. From the medieval prisons, castle and cathedral to the city's historic pubs, we explore the hauntings, crimes, deadly battles and saintly miracles that add mystery and character to our beautiful little city.

Free cancellation
New
$20.77
Whitby's Historic East Side: An audio tour uncovering the east side's tales

Whitby's Historic East Side: An audio tour uncovering the east side's tales

Whitby’s historic East Side has a close affinity with the sea and this self guided audio tour provides an ideal introduction to local pastimes like fishing and rowing as well as the shipwrecks along our shore. You'll never look at the East Side in quite the same way again. You'll hear about: • Whitby’s handcrafted Lucky Ducks • Whitby's fishing heritage • The legend of the Penny Hedge • How Whitby might have inspired one of Charles Dickens' most well-known characters • The German bombardment of the town in 1914 • J. M. W. Turner's roughest sketch • The Whitby Wyrm • How to spot vampire blood I’ll point out some of the quirkiest places to have a drink along the way as well as the viewpoints most people miss. Be sure to pack your camera if you’re into photography!

Private tour
$6.99
Durham City Half Day Tour

Durham City Half Day Tour

Durham is one of the most famous cities in Northern England, set among the magnificent Cathedral of Blessed Mary the Virgin and St. Cuthbert of Durham and the city’s imposing Castle. This tour gives you an in-depth introduction to Durham, which has grown around the shrine of its Anglo-Saxon saint, St. Cuthbert, and the influence of the mighty Prince Bishops. We’ll guide you through the city and then take you to the grand Romanesque cathedral – often described as the greatest Cathedral in England – explaining the architecture and history of the building. Then, you’ll discover why this cathedral is a UNESCO world heritage site due to its incredible beauty! Please contact us for details of solo traveler bookings. What 3 Words starting location: ///shed.librarian.when

Free cancellation
Likely to sell out
$184.98
Zombie Scavengers Game - Middlesbrough, UK

Zombie Scavengers Game - Middlesbrough, UK

Zombie Scavengers tests your ability to survive after a Zombie Apocalypse. The game leads you through the city, where you will have 60 minutes to collect survival items for your colony. The Setting: Small colonies of the living are doing all they can to survive. You and your team have been tasked with scavenging for survival supplies for your colony. You’ll only have 60 minutes to figure out which items you'll need and find as many items on the list as you can. Your Mission: With 1 hour and your team of up to 10 people, you will use your smartphone to search the area for much needed food, supplies, and shelter. Along the way, you will be asked to do some challenges or answer some trivia questions. The goal is to score at least 4000 points in 1 hour in order to survive the zombie apocalypse! PS. Our game is family friendly, no actual zombies are involved in the scavenger hunt.

Free cancellation
Private tour
$20.77
Private Transfer from Middlesbrough to Manchester Airport (MAN)

Private Transfer from Middlesbrough to Manchester Airport (MAN)

Take the worry out of your departure to Manchester Airport (MAN) and pre-book a private transfer to suit your group size (up to 8 people). Avoid the long lines for taxis at the hotel, and travel in the comfort of a Premium car or minivan.

Free cancellation
Private tour
$321.28
Private Transfer from Durham to Manchester Airport (MAN)

Private Transfer from Durham to Manchester Airport (MAN)

Take the worry out of your departure to Manchester Airport (MAN) and pre-book a private transfer to suit your group size (up to 8 people). Avoid the long lines for taxis at the hotel, and travel in the comfort of a Premium car or minivan.

Free cancellation
Private tour
$363.52
Diverse Heritage – Durham Walking Tour for Couples

Diverse Heritage – Durham Walking Tour for Couples

Embark on a private two-hour walking tour of Durham, immersing yourselves in the city’s rich history and fascinating cultural heritage. Begin in front of the magnificent Durham Cathedral, a UNESCO World Heritage site known for its breathtaking architecture. Continue to Durham Castle, a historic fortress with captivating stories to discover. Cross the iconic Elvet Bridge and stroll along the charming High Street, filled with quaint shops and historic buildings. Pass by St Nicholas’ Church, known as St Nic’s, and soak in its medieval beauty. Explore the lively Durham Market Hall and venture to Crook Hall, a medieval manor house with enchanting gardens that transport you back in time. Discover the architectural splendor of St Margaret of Antioch Church, and cross the scenic Framwellgate Bridge, enjoying picturesque views of the River Wear and its surroundings.

Free cancellation
Private tour
$226.78
Durham Scavenger Hunt and Sights Self-Guided Tour

Durham Scavenger Hunt and Sights Self-Guided Tour

Discover Durham from a different perspective on sightseeing and scavenger hunt of the city. Solve riddles and clues that lead to the next location, showing all the city highlights. Solve interesting puzzles, have fun, and learn new things about the city. Explore the city and find hidden gems at your own pace. Try a new type of experience with your smartphone, the perfect mix between a walking tour, sightseeing, and a scavenger hunt. Enjoy the tour in English

Free cancellation
Private tour
New
$11.37
 Discover Durham’s Rich Heritage and Cultural Marvels

Discover Durham’s Rich Heritage and Cultural Marvels

Embark on an exhilarating journey through Durham’s storied past and vibrant present. As you step into the enchanting world of Durham, get ready to feel like the hero of your own narrative. Uncover the secrets of the iconic Durham Cathedral and marvel at the imposing Durham Castle, immersing yourself in the awe-inspiring tales of their medieval origins. Wander through the Durham Market Place, absorbing the bustling energy and authentic local flavors that define this charming city. Traverse the picturesque Elvet Bridge and Old Elvet, soaking in the breathtaking views of the serene landscapes and the meandering River Wear. This walking tour promises an unforgettable experience, blending history, culture, and natural beauty into a memorable tapestry of Durham’s allure. Join us on Durham’s Rich Heritage and Cultural Marvels adventure and create timeless memories of your exploration!

Free cancellation
Private tour
$209.00
Wonderful Durham – Family Walking Tour

Wonderful Durham – Family Walking Tour

Embark on a fascinating two-hour family walking tour of Durham, immersing yourselves in the city’s rich history and cultural treasures. Begin your journey at Crook Hall, a medieval manor house with a beautiful story behind it. Admire the enchanting St Margaret of Antioch Church, and cross the iconic Framwellgate Bridge, offering stunning views of the River Wear. Discover the awe-inspiring Durham Cathedral, a UNESCO World Heritage site, and its neighboring Durham Castle, a magnificent Norman fortress. Walk along the picturesque Elvet Bridge and pass by St Nicholas’ Church, known as St Nic’s, to experience the city’s religious heritage. Stroll down the vibrant High Street, lined with historic buildings, shops, and eateries, before exploring the lively Durham Market Hall, a hub of local activity. This family-friendly walking tour will captivate both young and old, providing an unforgettable glimpse into Durham’s fascinating past and vibrant present.

Free cancellation
Private tour
New
$209.00
Operation City Quest Scavenger Hunt - Middlesbrough, UK

Operation City Quest Scavenger Hunt - Middlesbrough, UK

Using an app on your smartphone, you'll be given nearly 120 objects to find during your scavenger hunt. You'll then wander throughout the downtown area searching for the items. Once you've found the object, you'll send a photo in to score points. Along the way, you will perform challenges for even more points. You'll have 13 categories of objects you can find in this city walk, with each object varying in points depending on the difficulty. Don't worry, you won't be alone. You'll have a remote guide that will be texting you during your game if you need help or have a question. They will also encourage you and give you hints along the way! The objective of the game is to have fun, rank #1 on the leaderboard, and try to get as many points as possible by finding all of the objects!

Free cancellation
Private tour
$10.38