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Stockton Council serves the towns of Stockton, Norton, Billingham, Thornaby, Ingleby Barwick and Yarm


Arts, culture and leisure


Arts, culture and leisure : Big plans for great experiences

- We want people to enjoy a wealth of experiences that will stir, surprise, and delight.


- Each of our libraries exist to serve you, providing a welcoming environment, which is open and free to all. Find all you need to know here.


- We pride ourselves on offering a year-round calendar of events in Stockton. We aim to offer amazing experiences for all our residents and visitors.

Sport and leisure

- Stockton-on-Tees boasts some fantastic sports facilities, find them here.

Museums, Theatres, and Arts Venues

- If you love live music, have an eye for the arts or get a thrill from the theatre, Stockton-on-Tees has something for you.


- We're proud of our heritage. Here you'll find fascinating guides to our engineering, industrial and railway heritage.

Parks and countryside

- Stockton-on-Tees is home to 14 wonderful parks and nature reserves and some fantastic green spaces. You'll find details here.

Cycling and walking

- Cycling and walking are great, healthy ways to get out and about in the Borough. Here you'll find details of trails, cycle routes and information about rights of way.

Visit our Towns

- Stockton Borough is home to Billingham, Stockton, Norton, Thornaby and Yarm. However you choose to spend your leisure time, you will find something to suit you in Stockton-on-Tees.


- The Council owns many allotment sites throughout the Borough. You can apply for one here.

The River Tees

- The River Tees flows through the heart of the Borough. Here you'll find useful information about the sporting, leisure, and business opportunities it brings.

Visitor Information Centre

- The Stockton-on-Tees Visitor Information Centre is located right in the heart of Stockton Town Centre. Pop along for a whole host of visitor information.

Support for local sports clubs

- Up-to-date information for coaches, volunteers and our Play your Part Scheme. Details of funding, grants and rate relief.

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