New homes in Nunthorpe
Located on Teesside not far from the coast of North East England, Nunthorpe is an outer suburb of Middlesbrough. South of the River Tees on the opposite bank to Stockton-on-Tees and just north of Stokesley, houses in Nunthorpe are part of North Yorkshire and around 40 miles from Newcastle.
With Durham and Sunderland a little closer, Nunthorpe also offers brilliant access to the North York Moors, as well as beautiful stretch of coastline. Whether you’re hiking through the neighbouring national park or taking your kids to the beach for the day, don’t miss our new homes closest to Nunthorpe below.
Welcome to Nunthorpe
Nunthorpe is a small suburb of Middlesbrough, perfectly located if you’re looking for a rural place to live close to good employment opportunities in neighbouring towns and cities. From beautiful parks to local museums, golf clubs and countryside, a new home in Nunthorpe could tick all the right boxes for you.
A quick history
The history of Nunthorpe dates back to the Domesday Book when it was a thriving place with more than 1,000 acres of land. In the 12th century, a group of nuns relocated to the town, setting up a priory and mill. The settlement was mainly agricultural up until the 20th century when it became a commuter town for nearby Middlesbrough.
Business and industry
Nunthorpe is just south of Middlesbrough, where employers include INEOS Nitriles (UK), Cleveland Cable Company, The Gibson O’Neill Company, Hertel (UK) and Quorn Foods. Stockton on Tees is home to Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies; IT support business Onyx Group; KP Snacks and Clipper Logistics; while Huntsman Pigments is located in Wynyard.
Things to do in the area
Nunthorpe centre has a number of small shops and sports facilities, and there are a number of beautiful green spaces and parks nearby. Stewart Park is ideal for an afternoon out with the kids, where they can enjoy the play area and meet animals at pet’s corner. For longer hikes, the North York Moors and the Cleveland Hills are nearby.
For sports fans, the town has its own tennis courts and cricket club, while Stokesley Golf Range, Middlesbrough Golf Club and Middlesbrough Municipal Golf Club are nearby. If you want an adrenaline hit, you can go rafting at Tees Barrage International White Water Centre in Stockton on Tees.
If you’ve moved to Nunthorpe with a young family, there are a number of child-friendly places of interest nearby including Guisborough Forest and Walkways, Newham Grange Country Farm and the Captain Cook Schoolroom Museum.
Middlesbrough is home to the Riverside Stadium, the Dorman Museum and Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art, while Butterfly World, Wynyard Woodlands Park and Ropner Park are located in Stockon on Tees.
Travel and commuting
Nunthorpe has two train stations on the Esk Valley Line, providing rail links to Middlesbrough and Whitby. The A172 and A174 are nearby, and there are also regular bus services to local towns and cities.
To get to the centre of Middlesbrough, the journey from Nunthorpe takes 15 minutes by car or train. Stockton on Tees is a 25-minute drive away, while Darlington can be reached in 35 minutes by car. For trips to the beach, Whitby is 40 minutes away by car or one hour 20 minutes by train.
If you’re travelling to London, the train from Middlesbrough takes just three hours, changing once in Darlington. The equivalent journey by car takes four hours 45 minutes or more, depending on traffic.
When it’s time to go on holiday or take a business trip overseas, Durham Tees Valley Airport is only a 30-minute drive away from Nunthorpe.