The borough of Redcar and Cleveland consists of Redcar, Saltburn, Guisborough and small towns such as Marske-by-the-sea, Brotton, Skinningrove, Skelton, Loftus and Eston.

Each town has its own story to tell and together make Redcar and Cleveland an area full of contrast with amazing views, countryside and plenty of activities.

Redcar is a traditional seaside resort that caters for all ages and interests. It has flat sandy beaches, shopping facilities, restaurants, entertainment venues and a wealth of historical interest. Add to this a cinema, museums, amusements and a racecourse; you are sure to find everything you need for a perfect and memorable visit.

2013 is an exciting time for Redcar seafront as the Redcar Beacon opens its doors in March.

Guisborough is a historic market town that lies at the bottom of the Cleveland Hills. This gateway to the North York Moors was once the capital of Cleveland and its broad cobbled street is the focus of the town's shops, pubs and eating places. The nearby Guisborough Forest & Walkway Visitor Centre is a useful stopping off point before venturing off into the forest.

Saltburn-by-the-Sea is a picturesque Victorian seaside resort that offers visitors beautiful gardens set amongst preserved woodland, long stretches of sandy beach and rugged sea cliffs. It is also home to the oldest remaining water balanced cliff lift in Britain as well as a miniature railway and the magnificent Victorian pleasure pier. The town is on the Cleveland Way and just south of the town is the large Hunt Cliff.

Skinningrove is a small coastal village which huddles under Boulby cliffs. Its also home to the Cleveland Ironstone Museum where you can experience the underground world of the area's mining heritage. Nearby Cattersty beach is highly regarded for its fine sand and peaceful, secluded location.

Situated on the side of woodland between Saltburn and Guisborough and home to the UKs smallest church you will find a tiny village by the name of Upleatham. There are plenty of other small towns and villages within the Redcar and Cleveland area ensure you visit them all!
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