Best Accommodation at MME Teesside Airfield
Durham Tees Valley airport is a conveniently located landing field in the North East of England, close to Yorkshire and Middlesborough. The airfield’s primary travel focus is on 3 international locations, consisting of Amsterdam, Jersey on the Channel Islands and Aberdeen in Scotland as well as being a hub for flight instruction in the area and catering to many well-regarded flight schools. It’s a popular starting point for people in the North-East of England to start their holidays as well as a being a great starting point for international visitors wishing to visit the beautiful Yorkshire Dales or the Moors.
If you are looking to stay near to the Durham Vallery Tees airport there are a range of accommodation options available. The area has a lot of charming and cheap bed and breakfasts to stay in. These places offer you not only a room to stay in but also let you start the day with a delicious, usually hot, English breakfast which is very filling. This is the perfect start to a day of rambling or exploring the site.
Many B&B also offer a guest lounge where you can sit at night and get to know the other guests over a cup of tea, as well as the chance to catch up on your favourite TV show. This can be a welcome and comfortable way to spend some time, especially if you have been travelling for a while and just want to have a quiet few days and recharge.
The area has a lot of natural beauty and is very popular with fishers, hikers and outdoor enthusiasts. The airport has an interesting history as a Canadian squadron base in World War II and many local still have fond memories of the previous lives of the airfield. The current iteration of the airport started in 2004 and still has a strong connection to the Royal Airforce (RAF).
The closest rail station with regular passenger services is Dinsdale railway station in the nearby village of Middleton St George.
MME Teesside international is easy accessible from the A67 and is within easy reach of the A1(M), A19, A66 corridors.
Another major airport within close distance is Newcastle Airfield, approximately 42 miles away from Darlington, United Kingdom. Leeds Bradford International Airport and nearby accommodation is 62 miles away. Both airports provide international and domestic flights.
Places to Stay before or after your flight
There are some very cheap hotels around the area that have some great facilities including room service and complimentary wifi. These services can be really useful if you have a very early connecting flight to make from the airport. Also be sure to check out any great deals on the local hostels as you can often get a great price for a room and you can choose how many people you’d like to be rooming in with. You can also get to meet some other travellers in hostels.
The peak season for the Durham Tees Valley Airport is around summer as the weather can get very cool in the winter. However, the surrounding areas are still beautiful and scenic so if you don’t mind the cooler weather you can often find cheap winter deals. It’s also worth looking for deals during the week if you have some flexibility as there are off ‘mid-week’ deals that cater for people who have some flexibility over their travel schedule.
International Landing Field located in Darlington UK
Name : Durham Tees Valley Airport, formerly known as Teesside International Airport.
Location : the terminal is situated in the town of Darlington, about 10 miles or 16 km southwest of Middlesborough city centre, and 24 miles or 39 km south of Durham.
Address : Darlington, County Durham DL2 1LU, England, United Kingdom (UK)
IATA Code : MME
Main Airlines : mainly served by Eastern Airways, Flybe, KLM
Terminals : one passenger terminal.
Region : North East England
County : County Durham
Tel. : +44 871 224 2426
Nearest Hotels : in the towns and villages of Long Newton, Middleton one Row, Yarm, Darlington, Stockton-on-Tees, and Thornaby-on-Tees.
Things to do and see nearby
Dolphin Centre (Darlington DL1 5RP, England UK): lots to do for children and adults. from gymnastics, swimming football etc to children’s party.
Darlington Railway Centre and Museum (North Road Station, Station Road, Darlington DL3 6ST England): railway museum, known as Head of Steam. The museum gives you a wonderful insight into the early days of the railways in Britain.
Butterfly World (Yarm Road, Preston Park, Stockton-on-Tees TS18 3RH, England United Kingdom): see lots of butterflies. Great for kids and adults.
Croft Circuit (West Lane, Dalton DL2 2PL, England): motor racing circuit located near Dalton-on-Tees in North Yorkshire, England.