Looking to go on a walk in Middlesbrough? Roseberry Topping Hill is a must see attraction here in Middlesbrough, no trip is complete without a walk to the summit of this stunning hill to see panoramic views. Roseberry Topping is a fascinating place to explore for its human and geological history, as well as its abundant wildlife. At just 1,049 feet (320 m) high, Roseberry Topping may not be the biggest hill you’ll ever see, but it will certainly be one of the most distinctive. Its shape, caused by the combination of a geological fault and a mining collapse in 1912 has made the hill the most beloved landmark in the Tees Valley area.
Where can I go on a long walk in Middlesbrough?
Head on over to Roseberry Topping Hill located just 1 mile from Great Ayton, next to Newton-Under-Rosebery village on A173 Great Ayton to Guisborough road!
The short but steep walk from the public car park in Newton-Under-Roseberry can be completed by anyone with a basic level of fitness in around half an hour and when you finally reach the top the spectacular views make you feel like you are standing on the roof of the world. While many visitors come to conquer the hill, there’s plenty more to do besides with a fantastic array of habitats to discover. Explore bluebell woods, heather moorland, the open expanses of Roseberry Common and a long abandoned quarry.
- Car park- small fee