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Stockton-on-Tees

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Stockton-on-Tees is the name of a town in County Durham.

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National Express buses serve destinations throughout Great Britain and arrive/depart from outside the Swallow Hotel at the southern end of the High St.

Train service. Although Stockton itself does have a railway station, the better served station is 1/2 mile from High Street across river at Thornaby. Services Saltburn to Bishop Auckland via Darlington. Change at Darlington for main line services north & south/

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By bus/coach[edit]

The town has a bus service, which is a hub for Teesside. Many of these buses arrive/depart from the High St.

The town has buses which provide regular links with Durham, Darlington, Newcastle, Hartlepool,and Middlesbrough. The two main local bus operators are Arriva and Stagecoach and, again, most of these buses can be caught from the High St.

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  • Preston Park in nearby Preston-on-Tees has a old old house, a mini-zoo including a large aviary, a playground and some historically re-created streets from the Victorian Period as well as a lot of parkland. If there's snow on the ground, the town will be there sledging.
  • Butterfly World is an enclosed butterfly house that also has hummingbirds and is located just inside the grounds of Preston Park (see above).
  • Teesside Park is the local leisure park located on the A66 between Stockton and Middlesbrough. Buses run their frequently from the town centre. It has bowling, a cinema, fast food and family restaurants as well as shopping.
  • browse the many charity shops that line the High St, particularly the western side. You can pick up a ton of decent second hand books in these shops and one actually has a second hand book reading room on the first floor.
  • check out the local market which comes into town and sets up on the High St on Wednesdays and Saturdays shutting up around 4pm.

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Fast food[edit]

  • Burger King,
  • KFC,
  • Subway (High Street)
  • Greggs (multiple locations)
  • Cooplands (multiple locations)

Mid-range[edit]

  • Borge
  • L'Allegria
  • Joe Rigatoni's

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  • Zanzibar renamed GLAM, 89-91 High Street. Price Range for Entry from free before 11PM (with fly-er or Membership) to £5.

Stay safe[edit]

Consumption of alcohol in public is banned and Stockton High St on a weekend night will reveal why. Try to avoid groups of drinkers on their way from club to club and don't do anything provocative.

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