One for thrill seekers, climb the 210 steps up Middlesbrough's iconic Transporter Bridge and take a leap of faith over the water. There's a great view if you dare to look.
The Olde Young Tea House
Take time out for a cuppa in this gem of a tea shop. With more than 60 world teas to choose from, there's so much more on offer than your average brew.
Europa is a Mecca to Middlesbrough locals. It serves the city's favourite parmo, a Teesside speciality made from breaded chicken and cheese sauce - enjoy with chips
Chilli Cake Deli
While it's popular with the locals for its extravagant sandwiches and artisan bread, the real highlight here is the freshly baked cakes, which make popping in for a treat a must.
Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art
Culture vultures can spend hours perusing the masterpieces in this landmark building showing some of the best contemporary art in the country.
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