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Preston Park Museum and Grounds

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Preston Park Museum and Grounds provides an amazing day out for the whole family.

Stroll in Quarry Wood Nature Reserve or along the banks of the Tees. Wander around the Victorian walled kitchen garden or or enjoy the thrills of the amazing skatepark and play area. There’s something for everyone to explore.

For more information about the museum and other activities within the park please visit the Preston Park Museum website.

 

Preston Park Skatepark

Jumps, street furniture and a bridge centrepiece graces the Borough’s biggest and newest BMX/skateboard park, opened in Preston Park in the summer of 2014

The £250,000 scheme includes a street course, a large bowl and a flow section. It is suitable for users of all ages and abilities and meets the needs of a variety of users, including BMXer's, skateboarders, in-line skaters and scooter users.

The design has many challenging features including jump boxes, vertical sections, set-up rails and grind blocks. The skatepark is used not only by residents of Stockton Borough but also appeals to people from across the region.

The course was funded by Sport England and Stockton Council.

 

Attractions

These attractions have charges and opening times independent of each other. Please contact the attraction you are interested in.

Museum: 01642 781184

Butterfly World: 01642 791414

Teesside Princess River Cruises: 01642 608308

Miniature Railway: running times displayed on park notice boards.

Rivershack07795613299 or 07711898909

Watson and Brigham Café: Summer season opening hours are Tuesday to Sunday 10.00am to 3.30pm.

However during the school holidays this will change to: Monday to Sunday 10.00am to 3.30pm.

Café Tees: Summer season opening hours are Tuesday to Sunday 10.00am to 6.00pm.  

However during the school holidays this will change to: Monday to Sunday 10.00am to 6.00pm.

 

*Please note during times of inclement weather conditions the café may close earlier than stated, this is entirely at the management's discretion, please contact Café Tees for further information on 01642 789868.

All summer cafe opening times take affect from 1 June 2016.

 

Directions

From the South A19 Branch left, then turn left onto the A67 (signposted Yarm A67)

Travel 1.22 miles at roundabout take the 2nd exit onto Thirsk Road - A67 (signposted Stockton, Darlington) Entering Yarm

Travel 1.28 miles onto Yarm Road - A67. Entering Eaglescliffe

Travel 0.02 miles at traffic signals continue forward onto the A135

Travel 1.69 miles arrive at TS18 3RH, Preston Hall Museum on Right

 

From the North A19

After the Tees Viaduct take 2nd turning on left, then merge onto the A66 (signposted A66 Stockton, Darlington, Airport)

Travel 1.63 miles and continue forward (signposted Darlington)

Travel 0.53 miles onto the A66. Entering Stockton On Tees

Travel 0.88 miles branch left (signposted Stockton West), then at roundabout take the 1st exit onto the A135 (signposted Yarm, Teesside Airport)

Travel 0.39 miles at roundabout take the 2nd exit onto the A135 (signposted Yarm, Teesside Airport)

Travel 0.55 miles arrive at TS18 3RH, Preston Hall Museum on left.

 

From the East A66

Follow A66 entering Stockton On Tees

Branch left (signposted Stockton West), then at roundabout take the 1stexit onto the A135 (signposted Yarm, Teesside Airport)

At roundabout take the 2nd exit onto the A135 (signposted Yarm, Teesside Airport)

Arrive at TS18 3RH, Eaglescliffe

 

From the west A66

Join A66 at Darlington (signposted Teesside)

Travel 6.80 miles then branch left, then at roundabout take the 3rd exit onto the A135 (signposted Yarm, Teesside Airport)

Travel 0.39 miles at roundabout take the 2nd exit onto the A135 (signposted Yarm, Teesside Airport)

Travel 0.55 miles arrive at TS18 3RH, Preston Hall Museum on left.

For information about local public transport links, contact Stockton Tourist Information Centre on 01642 528130

Opening Times

Summer (for the duration of British Summer Time) 6am - 9pm

Winter (for the duration of Greenwich Mean Time) 7am - 5pm


Location Details

Preston Park Museum and Grounds

Yarm Road
Eaglescliffe
Stockton-on-Tees

TS18 3RH