Things to Do in Newton Under Roseberry

Looking to book a weekend getaway or short trip to the quaint village of Newton Under Roseberry, but unsure of the things to do? Don’t worry, you have come to the right place.

In this guide, we will cover everything that you need to know about the activities, sights, accommodation, pubs, and restaurants in this delightful town in North Yorkshire. With fantastic views and a beautiful walking trails, a holiday in Newton Under Roseberry is perfect for a family, solo, couple, or friends trip!

So, without further ado, let’s get into the many things to do in Newton Under Roseberry!

Roseberry Topping

Roseberry Topping

Roseberry topping is a distinct and iconic hill that offers views across North Yorkshire and Cleveland. Standing at 1,049 feet high, this local attraction is not the biggest hill but is one of the most distinctive.

Characterised with woodland, grassland, heather moorland and historic quarry, Roseberry Topping is a very fun family day out.

Explore Roseberry Topping

Roseberry Topping is a wonderful attraction to visit if you are looking for a walk filled with exploration. With it’s distinctive shape, caused by a geological fault and mining collapse in 1912, this hill is hard to miss with it’s half-cone summit and jagged cliff. Most visitors visit to conquer the hill, there is so much more to discover like the heather moorland, bluebell woods, the open expanses of Roseberry Common and an abandoned quarry.

Guisborough Forest

Guisborough Forest and Walkway

Guisborough Forest is home to a trim trail, a cycling trail, play areas and fantastic walking trails for relaxing, connecting to nature. This forest is perfect for families, couples or even solo travellers looking to add some adventure to their holiday.

Guisborough Forest Trails

Offering 3 walking trails, Guisborough Forest has something for everyone to discover!

The Green Walk- This course is a circular loop with stunning views over Teesside. Taking approximately 45 Minutes, this trail takes you to the top of the beech wood, passes through a mix of habitats with breathtaking views of Guisborough and beyond.

The Red Walk- A slightly longer trail of 1 hour 30 minutes, this walk takes you on a steep ascent through the beech wood, the route winds its way through a variety of forest habitats with great views over the Tees Valley.

The White Walk- The ultimate walk of Guisborough Forest, this 2 hour 30 minutes circular trail includes a moderate steep climb and takes in forestry and farmland. It then meanders past the Hanging Stone, from which a small detour gives rewarding views over Teesside and the coast. Plus, this trail also passes by the Blue Lake which used to store the water to pump hydraulic machinery at Home Farm.

Middlesborough Golf Club

Middlesborough Golf Club

Founded in 1908 this course is situated 5 miles south of Middlesborough centre, offering stunning views of Cleveland Hills. This course has many attractive and challenging holes that will test all levels of skill and takes advantage of natural ravines and undulating land.

Alongside the golf course, there is also a modern clubhouse with outstanding hospitality suitable for everyone.

The Course

Middlesborough golf course is an 18 hole course with stunning views of the Cleveland Hills. The course was designed by James Braid, a Scottish professional golfer, who won 5 open championships.

Founded in 1908 Middlesbrough Golf Club was originally based at Saltersgill Farm, until 1938 when they moved to the present location. The course was officially declared open in April 1939, later in 1990 new holes were laid through acquired woodland, giving the present layout.


Guisborough Priory

The ruins of this priory are dominated by the skeleton of of the 14th century church's east end. The priory was founded in about 1119 and endowered by the powerful Norman lord Robert 1 de Brus.

There are guided tours available for Guisborough Priory, the tours are free of charge. They offer a range of different group tours, all tours start at 2pm and last approximately 1 hour.

Discover the history of Guisborough Priory

Mount Grace Priory is the only Carthusian monastery open to the public in England. Discover how the monks lived 600 years ago by exploring the reconstructed monk’s cell. Create the perfect day out with snacks and a picnic whilst taking in the history that surrounds you.


Roseberry Topping

Where to stay in Amble

Planning an overnight trip? Why not stay at one of the Inn Collection Group’s selection of stunning accommodations near and around Newton Under Roseberry? Don’t worry about parking either - our inns come with parking.

With pet-friendly rooms, a welcoming atmosphere, as well as a range of facilities and amenities, staying at one of our accommodations is the perfect place to relax in the evening after exploring Newton Under Roseberry during the day.

The King’s Head Inn

A quintessential country pub with rooms in picture-postcard Newton under Roseberry, The King’s Head Inn is your gateway to Captain Cook Country and superb walks around the North York Moors National Park and renowned Cleveland Way.

With a pub inside, The King’s Head Inn has everything to make your stay in Newton Under Roseberry a cosy one.

The Stables, Whitby

Only 30 minutes away from the centre of Newton Under Roseberry by car is The Stables. This pleasing inn in a former 17th-century farmhouse with its quirky courtyard of stables-turned-rooms has sweeping views across the idyllic countryside to the moors beyond.

The Black Swan, Helmsley

In Helmsley, The Black Swan is a 35-minute drive to Newton Under Roseberry, again making it excellent for a day trip. The Black Swan is wonderfully higgledly-piggledy, with bags of character, this inn offers tons of history and character alongside a modern twist.

After a trip to Newton Under Roseberry, sit back and loosen up at The Black Swan, a vibrant place that offers everything from pints, and ales, to classic British favourites.

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Discover Newton Under Roseberry from The Inn Collection Group’s Cosy Accommodations

We hope that this guide has given you plenty of inspiration for things to do in Newton Under Roseberry, though of course it does not cover everything! The number of activities and attractions in and around Newton Under Roseberry is ample, so don’t be afraid to visit time and time again. The allure of this whimsical town will surely entice you to return anyway.

From history lovers to wildlife enthusiasts, Newton Under Roseberry is a charming town that is full of surprises! Make your holiday even more memorable by staying at one of the Inn Collection Group’s charismatic accommodations to ensure that your trip to Newton Under Roseberry is one that you will never forget.

For more information or if you have any questions about our inns and the rooms available, please don’t hesitate to contact us by dropping us an email at and we will assist you with your query as best as we can!