Teesside Airport, or Durham Tees Valley Airport, lies in the northeast of England, and offers local travellers a convenient departure point for their holiday. The airport is situated close to Darlington, Middlesbrough and Durham, and serves the surrounding area, with public transport connecting passengers to neighbouring towns and cities. Visitors to Teesside Airport can enjoy exploring the region, and touring nearby sights and tourist attractions. Airparks offer a range of excellent Teesside Airport parking facilities at Teesside Airport.
Travellers departing from Teesside Airport can take advantage of a wide range of goods at Alpha Airport Shopping, where there are plenty of duty-free bargains to be had. You can choose from a selection of wines, spirits and tobacco, as well as fragrances, cosmetics and skincare, and a range of watches, sunglasses, leather goods and gift items. For those last-minute essentials, head to WHSmith for a choice of books, newspapers and magazines, as well as confectionary and travel items.
Don't go hungry before taking off from Teesside Airport, just grab a bite at the Cafe Express or the Cafe Oasis - both offering hot and cold snacks and drinks, and a place to sit and relax before you head off. For a pre-flight cocktail or beer, the Yard of Ale is a traditional British pub, where you can while away some time in comfortable surroundings.
To keep everyone amused before you board, visit one of the two Game Grid centres at Teesside Airport, and spend some time enjoying state-of-the-art video games and rides - a sure way to keep the family entertained. There are also internet kiosks situated throughout the terminal, and the airport offers Wi-Fi access for laptop users, so you can surf the net or work while you wait.
Whilst travelling to and from Teesside Airport, there are a number of cities and towns to visit, and various sights and attractions well within reach, all offering interesting side trips and days out in the northeast of England.
Darlington is closest to the airport, just 5 miles away, with Middlesbrough and Durham 10 miles and 24 miles, respectively. The historic market town of Darlington has long been associated with trains, and is home to the Darlington Railway Centre and Museum, and the amazing 'Train' sculpture, whilst Durham is known for its stunning Norman Cathedral and Castle. Local sights include Butterfly World, Bowes Museum and the Captain Cook Museum in Middlesbrough.
From Teesside Airport, you can explore the surrounding picturesque countryside, and discover charming rural villages, as well as local parks and nature reserves. Don't miss a visit to the North Pennines, ideal for walks and rambles along the moors, or a stroll along the Durham Heritage Coast, with its rugged cliffs and unspoilt beaches providing breath-taking views.