Stockton East Walks

Norton to the Fields

3.9 miles (6.3km)

1 hour 40 minutes

Rough, muddy when wet

A beautiful walk that starts in historic Norton and takes you out into the countryside. You’ll find peaceful fields and pleasant views.

Eight Bridges Way

12 miles (19.4km)

4 hours

Mostly flat and paved

A fantastic walk run or ride along the Almighty River Tees taking in 8 amazing bridges that offer great heritage and nature. Plenty of places to stop and take in the stunning nature that surrounds you. Great opportunity to stop for lunch by the River or at the Dinosaur park. Highly recommended.

Great North Park and Tilery Park

3.5 miles (5.6km)

1 hour 20 minutes

Mostly flat and paved

A nice amble from the Blue Bridge in Norton, linking up with the old railway line path and swooping round towards the parks. There’s a good surface quality throughout, but still plenty of green space and nature to be seen.

Norton Grange and Ida Street

1.6 miles (2.6km)

1 hour

Mostly paved but some uneven surfaces

A short walk around Norton Marshes that takes in part of the Great North Park. There are some accessible paths as part of this route although the route does cross over fields and marshland.

Norton Heritage Trail

1 miles (1.6km)

20 minutes

Suitable for wheelchairs and prams

Have a slow amble up and down leafy Norton High Street and you’ll be amazed what you notice. As well as the Duck pond there are quaint cafés, a lovely butchers, 18th century houses and the Saxon church of Saint Mary.

Portrack Marsh and Portrack Meadows

2.6 miles (4.2km)

1 hour

Some uneven surfaces, muddy when wet

A fabulous trail walk which takes you along the mighty River Tees, before snaking around the marshes and meadows, which flower in the spring. This route is flat with a only a few steps to climb. Take a picnic and enjoy the views at the International White Water Course.

Stockton East Circular

6.3 miles (10.1km)

2 hours 15 minutes

Mostly flat and paved

A flat route with a mixture of town & country. The route takes in the wonderful Tees Barrage and Portrack Marshes, and takes you along parts of the Teesdale way.

Tilery Park

1.3 miles (2.2km)

30 minutes

Some uneven surfaces, muddy when wet

A nice lap taking in Tilery Park and other local footpaths. Plenty of green space, the route is fairly flat the whole way round, with a few small inclines.

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