Things to do in Saltburn-by-the-Sea, Cleveland
It has a small and friendly population of fewer than 6,000 residents.Darlington.
The town also has a funicular railway, one of the oldest water-balanced lifts in the world, which transports passengers up the steep cliffs.Victorian architecture with many original houses having excellent sea views along Marine Parade.
Local shops, businesses and restaurants make this a delightful place to visit and enjoy the peaceful local scenery.
Things to do in Saltburn-by-the-Sea
Walks can be enjoyed through the Italian Gardens and there is a pleasant forest walk nearby.Cleveland Way National Trail.
Many outdoor pursuits can be enjoyed at the Club such as cricket, bowls and tennis.
Surfers compete in national competitions which are held in the autumn and winter months, with surfers descending on the town from all over the UK.
Old Saltburn was the centre of the local bootlegging trade, organized by the landlord of the local Ship Inn.
Local festivals and events include the annual Victorian Celebrations, the pirate-themed Swashbuckle event, a Folk Festival and the Saltburn Classic Car Show, all displaying a wide variety of interests and hobbies in the area.
History of Saltburn-by-the-Sea
Unlike most other towns in the area, Saltburn is a relative newcomer, founded by Henry Pease, a local entrepreneur, in 1861.Middlesbrough.
The expansion of the town was partly due to the discovery of ironstone in the nearby Cleveland hills.
Diamond, Coral, Pearl, Garnet, Ruby, Amber and Emerald Street all remain part of his legacy, along with "Pease" stamped on the locally made bricks.
Edward, Prince of Wales, had a suite of rooms there and Lillie Langtry was a frequent visitor to the town.
As the town was largely Quaker-dominated for many decades it had no public houses, although local hotels served alcohol to guests in their bars.
Another interesting part of Saltburn's history is that Malcolm Campbell set his initial (unofficial) land-speed record of 138mph, driving the Blue Bird along the firm sands in 1922.
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