Things to Do in Middlesbrough – Summer Holidays


Although at times the weather might not be reflecting it, it’s the summer holidays! Kids get a break from their hard work, and parents are left wondering… how do I fill the six weeks?!

On sunny days we love walking around the park and admiring our beautiful gardens. But rain or shine, we’ve got some fantastic activities planned!

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Exploring Stewart Park

I feel so lucky every day that I get to do a job that I love. But to make things even better, I get to do it in this beautiful park. My office window looks out onto one of my favourite parts of Stewart Park, the Victorian Walled Garden. When my eyes wander from my screen I often enjoy people watching; couples will wander around and sit on the bench and families will explore the many different plants. I love to set off with the camera and take pictures of all of the wonderful features of the park, and make sure to share these on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Sash Window View Victorian Walled Garden Stewart Park Middlesbrough

The view from my office window

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Welcome to the Visitor’s Centre!

Hello, I’d like to introduce myself. My name is Dawn I am the Admin Officer for Askham Bryan College. I work in the Visitor’s Centre in Stewart Park, where I get to welcome our visitors every day.

Dawn Admin Officer Receptionist Askham Bryan College Stewart Park Middlesbrough

I have worked in Stewart Park for fourteen years now and I am lucky enough to love my job. I work with lots of nice people who make coming to work a pleasure – and obviously the surroundings that I work in make it even better – with one hundred and fifty acres of nature, you’re never short of a lovely view!

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