Things to do

Couple Shopping and Looking at Red Jacket

Shopping

From couture to vintage, to the latest high street and Instagram trends, Middlesbrough has a vibrant mix of shops and independent stores for all tastes.

Eat out

Food and drink

Middlesbrough’s culinary scene has exploded over recent years, from fine dining to cocktails and afternoon tea, you're spoilt for choice.

mikhail karikis at mima

Arts, culture and heritage

Middlesbrough is the hometown of many influential creatives who have shaped their own area of art and design.

James performing at Middlesbrough Town Hall

Music, comedy and theatre

Some of the greatest names in the history of showbiz have graced the boards and stages of Middlesbrough’s venues.

Halloween at newham grange

Family Fun - Halloween 2020

Get into the goulish spirit this October half-term with these fang-tastic Halloween events in Middlesbrough.

dorman exterior and statue

Adventure and explore

Middlesbrough is the perfect base and starting point to get outdoors and explore this truly stunning part of the world.

Teenager at Skateboard Park

Sport

From athletes to footballers, swimmers to rugby players, Middlesbrough is the birthplace and training ground for countless sports personalities.

Twisted Lip on Baker Street

Nightlife

Artisan cocktails and experienced mixologists are making a huge impression on Middlesbrough’s ever-growing late night bar scene.

Hot stone massage

Relax and unwind

Relax and unwind after a hard day’s work, or a long day hitting the shops, by taking a moment to enjoy some calm and refresh your senses.