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Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council

Big plans for great experiences

Wynyard Woodland Park

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Wynyard Woodland Park started life as a working railway carrying freight to the ports along the River Tees.

That former railway line now offers an excellent route for walking and cycling, with linking footpaths enabling visitors to wider park including Thorpe Wood Local Nature Reserve, Tilery and Brierley Woods (undergoing a major woodland restoration project) and the splendid Pickard Meadows (a huge, newly established wildflower meadow). 

The former station house now houses an excellent café, and nearby there’s a fantastic, adventure play area in a stunning woodland setting. The park is also home to a planetarium and observatory, managed by the Cleveland and Darlington Astronomical Society (CaDAS). For more information including details of planned events, please visit the CaDAS website.


Woodland Restoration

Restoration work to restore the ancient semi-natural woodland in Tilery and Brierley Woods at Wynyard Woodland Park will be starting in December 2015. 



Woodland Park is near the village of Thorpe Thewles. The park can be entered at either end, with access from the A177 and A689. Follow the brown tourist signs.

Please note some signs may refer to the Woodland Park as the Castle Eden Walkway.


Opening Times

9am to 4.30pm


Station House Tea Rooms

Winter season opening times are:

Tuesday to Friday 10.00am to 3.00pm

Saturday & Sunday 10.00am to 3.30pm

Monday is closed

However during the school holidays this will change to:

Monday to Friday 10.00am to 3.00pm

Saturday & Sunday 10.00am to 3.30pm

*Please note during times of inclement weather conditions the café may close earlier than stated, this is entirely at the management's discretion.

Station House Tea Rooms at Wynyard Woodland Park is accessible to wheelchair users.  Please contact Cafe Tees for further details on Mobile Tel 07825 582545.

Winter opening times take affect from 1 October 2016.



Location Details

Wynyard Woodland Park

Station House
Thorpe Thewles

TS21 3JG