Cleveland's Three Peaks

3 October 2018

Mike Nicholson’s challenging 11 mile circuit takes in three majestic hills on October 3 starting at 10.00am. Firstly, Easby summit (more commonly known as ‘Captain Cook’s Monument’ at 324 metres high), followed by Highcliffe Nab (316m) and Roseberry Topping (320m), all featuring fantastic views. An appropriate level of fitness and stamina required. Reservations essential. 

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The King's Head Inn's insider tips on things to do and see

Make the most of your time at The King's Head Inn with our insider's tips of things to do and see nearby...

If it’s sunny
Climb Roseberry Topping or at least give it a try. It’s well worth the 320m climb for the spectacular views from the summit. And of course a well earned drink at The King’s Head Inn after your descent.

For thrillseekers
High octane aquatic adventure awaits at Tees Barrage International White Water Centre just 15 minutes drive from The King’s Head Inn. There’s watersports activities galore for all ages including white water rafting and white water kayaking. 

For beach lovers
Pack up your bucket and spade and take to the beach at Redcar, Sandsend or Whitby.

For outdoor lovers
A visit to Pinchinthorpe – the gateway to enchanting Guisborough Forest and Walkway is a must. Just a few minutes drive from The King’s Head Inn, there’s a visitor centre with fascinating displays and children’s area. There are walks and bike trails to suit ever ability and age, a sculpture trail, permanent orienteering course and a dipping platform into the wetland area to watch the wildlife and birdlife here.  

For sports fans
Cheer on your favourite football team. Middlesbrough FC and our local Stokesley team are within easy reach.

For culture vultures
Famous explorer and navigator Captain Cook grew up in the pretty village of Great Ayton. Discover about his early life and education at the Captain Cook Schoolroom Museum.

For a shopping spree
Shop ‘til you drop at Teeside Retail Park and Middlesbrough’s Captain Cook Square. Be sure to explore the quirky streets of nearby Guisborough and pick up a bargain at the weekly market.



The Tees Link

The Tees Link is a 10 and a half mile trail linking the Cleveland Way and the Teesdale Way, starting at Highcliff Nab. The route is part of the E2 European Harwich to Stranraer walking trail

Guided Walks

Why not take a guided walk across the North York Moors? Discover local legends, see more sights and learn more from your walks with local guides. Bill and Gill Matthews take guided walks across the moors.

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Saltburn by the Sea is just nine miles from the King’s Head Inn and offers a huge variety of watersports, including surfing and canoeing lessons.

Head just up the coast to Redcar for diving, windsurfing and kitesurfing, sailing and jet skiing.

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