Stockton-on-Tees, often simply referred to as Stockton, is a market town in the Borough of Stockton-on-Tees in County Durham, England.
Whilst not strictly in Yorkshire, the town serves many travellers and households in the neighbouring parts of Yorkshire and is a key administrative and cultural focal point.
Stockton is on the northern banks of the River Tees, part of the Teesside built-up area. It is included in the Tees Valley mayoralty.
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Accommodation in Stockton
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Parkmore Hotel & Leisure Club, Sure Hotel Collection by BW636 Yarm Rd, Eaglescliffe, Stockton-on-Tees, TS16 0DH, United Kingdom
Attractions in Stockton
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Stockton on Tees FAQ’s
What is Stockton-on-Tees famous for?
Stockton is famous as the home of the friction match and the Stockton and Darlington Railway, which operated the world’s first steam-hauled passenger train in 1825. The town also has the world’s oldest passenger railway station building.
Is Stockton in Durham or Yorkshire?
The section north of the Tees, including the historic town of Stockton, forms part of the geographic and historic county of Durham. The section to the south belongs to the geographic county of North Yorkshire and the historic county of Yorkshire.
Head South to the North York Moors or along the Yorkshire coastline.