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Brilliant Barrage

Brilliant Barrage

Canal and River Trust


Join Canal & River Trust for family fun activities to celebrate the charity’s 10th birthday. Wild ones will enjoy seal mask making, seal spotting and pond dipping. Budding engineers will enjoy our bridge building challenge and guided tours of the barrage control room taking place on every hour. Activities are free to take part, no booking required.

Canal & River Trust, the charity that owns Tees Barrage, is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year. The Trust cares for and brings to life 2,000 miles of waterway across England and Wales, making life better by water for millions of people. Research shows that spending time by water really does make us happier and healthier, and the Tees Barrage is a perfect place to visit, relax and unwind beside the River Tees, whatever the time of year. For more information on Canal & River Trust visit their website.