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Arriva in the North East

What's 'appenin' 2019

Wherever you're visiting in the North East - or perhaps you're lucky enough to live here - there are always exciting things happening and great places to visit.  We've pulled together some ideas of events across the North East that you can get to on an Arriva bus.

X93 Sightseeing TourX93 Sightseeing Tour

Whitby and Scarborough

This spectacular tour runs every day between Whitby and Scarborough with commentary provided on the dramatic cliffs, castle headland, award winning beaches and historic harbour. Selected services only.

Stockton Riverside FestivalStockton Riverside Festival


Thursday 1st to Sunday 4th August 2019

Get set for four truly amazing days of wall to wall theatre, circus, dance and music across Stockton town centre as SIRF returns in 2019. Be  intrigued, entertained, puzzled, moved and made to laugh out loud during this four day festival.

Middlesbrough Orange Pip MarketMiddlesbrough Orange Pip


Last Saturday of the month

Orange Pip Market is an artisan food and beverage market based on Baker and Bedford Street and Albert Road in the heart of Middlesbrough. Orange Pip features the best in local and regional food as well as live music and creative activities such as workshops and demos. The market takes place on the last Saturday of the month and runs from midday until 7pm.

Preston ParkPreston Park


Preston Park Museum and Grounds provides an amazing day out for the whole family. Stroll in Quarry Wood Nature Reserve or along the banks of the Tees. Wander around the Victorian walled kitchen garden or enjoy the thrills of the amazing skatepark and play area. There’s something for everyone to explore.

Butterfly World StocktonButterfly World Stockton

There's lots to see and do at Butterfly World in Preston Park. They have 80 - 120 species of butterflies, as well as a Reptile Centre and a mob of Meerkats!

Tees Barrage Tees Barrage


Olympic standard water courses, wildlife habitats, and a range watersport including, water-skiing, sailing, rowing, angling - even powerboat racing and white water rafting.