The C12th castle remains, towering over the River Tees. The town of cobbled streets dates from the same period.
James Herriot Country
Home of the famous vet books and TV programme, 'All Creatures Great & Small'. Voted the Top Tourist attraction in North Yorkshire, the museum at "Skeldale House" has been restored to its 1940/50's glory and contains sets from the TV series
Web Site: www.herriotcountry.com
Mount Grace Priory
The best preserved Carthusian Monastry set under the wooded slopes of the Hambleton Hills. Straddlebridge Nr Osmotherley, Northallerton Tel 01609 883496
Auf Wiedersehen Pet
The unique transporter bridge is still in Middlesborough and not in Arizona, despite the best attempts of the Auf Wiedersehen Pet gang. Tel: 01642 247563.
Captain Cook Country
There are museums in Middlesborough, Great Ayton and Whitby providing an insight into one of the world's most influential explorers.
Britains favourite open air museum set in 300 acres of countryside recreates life in the North of England in the C19th. It demonstrates history in a living way providing entertainment for visitors of all ages. Winner of the European Museum of the Year.
Hartlepool Marina & Historic Quay
Hartlepool Marina is the home to the oldest British warship afloat the Trincomalee. The Quay itself is a reproduction of an C18th seaport portraying the experience of what life was like at the time of Nelson.