Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council

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Parks and countryside

Stockton-on-Tees is home to many wonderful parks, nature reserves, woodlands and other green spaces.  In these pages you can discover some of the fantastic places on offer.

As well as sites managed by Stockton Borough Council you can also follow the links below to find out information about the nature reserves managed by Tees Valley Wildlife Trust, Natural England, RSPB and the Forestry Commission. 

For any enquiries regarding Council managed sites please contact Care For Your Area:

Telephone:  01642 391959


If you want to find out more about how the Council is working with other organisations to make the Borough’s green spaces even better then visit the Countryside and Greenspaces pages.  


Local Countryside sites managed by other organisations:


Saltholme (Managed by RSPB)

Teesmouth National Nature Reserve (managed by Natural England)

Bowesfield and Preston Farm, Portrack Marsh, Brewsdale and Gravel Hole Nature Reserves (managed by Tees Valley Wildlife Trust)  

Coatham Wood (managed by the Forestry Commission) 


National Parks

As well as the local beauty spots, the magnificent North York Moors National Park is a stone's throw away. With its beautiful landscape of stunning moorland, spectacular coast, ancient woodland and historic sites, it's a must see.

The impressive Yorkshire Dales National Park, Northumberland National Park and Lake District are also within driving distance.

Visit the National Parks website to learn more.


Pages for individual parks/nature reserves:

Allison Trainer Park

Billingham Beck Valley Country Park

Cowpen Bewley Woodland Park

Grangefield Park

Harewood Pleasure Gardens

Honey Pot Wood

John Whitehead Park

Newham Grange Park

Preston Park Museum and Grounds

Romano Park

Ropner Park

Tees Heritage Park

Village Park

Wynyard Woodland Park