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Welcome to Tees Barrage

Nestled on the northern bank of the River Tees between the towns of Stockton and Middlesbrough, The Tees Barrage is a unique hub for all things adventure offering an exciting assortment of exhilarating watersports activities including white water rafting, powerboating, stand up paddleboarding and white water kayaking. Come and visit one of the area’s most popular tourist destinations and see for yourself why Tees Barrage International White Water Centre is so popular with families, thrill seekers and outdoor enthusiasts alike.

Complementing an extensive range of water based activities, Tees Barrage is also home to the UK’s biggest fixed ropes attraction Air Trail, and is surrounded by a thriving ecosystem of wildlife and nature creating the perfect setting to explore with a relaxing family walk or bike ride.

With over 40 years of industry experience, our friendly team are well equipped to expertly deliver action packed stag and hen parties, personalised school and education visits, custom built corporate and team building packages and truly memorable birthday experiences. With so much to do no matter your age or ability, it’s time to start planning your next adventure at Tees Barrage International White Water Centre today.

White Water Rafting

Ride the rapids in a unique and invigorating white water rafting experience. Throw yourself at the mercy of the raging waters and soak in the fury and madness of an adrenaline-fuelled adventure you will never forget! Whether you’re flying solo, rallying a big group of mates, or anywhere in between, we have an amazing day out that is guaranteed to put a smile on your face.

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Air Trail

Air Trail

Air Trail is the UK's biggest fixed ropes attraction and is an epic family adventure for kids big and small. Admission price is only £8.00 with family tickets and activities for children aged 2+ also available. Explore Air Trail this weekend.

Canoeing & Kayaking

Canoeing & Kayaking

The international standard white water course is one of the UK's leading venues for slalom events and includes one of the steepest drops in the UK. Find out more about our community of paddlers and the range of course and clubs on offer to get involved in the exciting world of paddlesports.



With powerboats that James Bond would be proud to pilot, you can enjoy a bucket list activity right here at Tees Barrage. We offer accredited courses for those who want to master how to control these high flying ribs. We also offer family powerboat trips exploring the River Tees and its iconic landmarks for those looking for a more leisurely experience.

Family Rafting

Family Rafting

Enjoy a wet and wild adventure tackling the white water rapids. It's great fun for all the family and a perfect way to keep the older kids entertained. Create memories to last a lifetime with a unique family rafting experience at Tees Barrage.

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Watersports Shop

NorthShore Watersports is your local provider of top of the range watersports equipment, stocking the latest in canoes, kayaks, wetsuits and outdoor essentials.


Summer school holiday activities

Check out our great selection of watersports activities to keep the kids entertained this summer! Including introductory sessions to stand up paddleboarding and kayaking. Activities are a great way to experience the thrills of watersports!

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