Redcar is a seaside resort in the northeast of England, and a major town in the unitary authority of Redcar and Cleveland in the ceremonial county of North Yorkshire. Historically part of the North Riding of Yorkshire, it lies 7.5 miles (12.1 km) east-north-east of Middlesbrough by the North Sea coast. The combined population of the wards of Coatham, Dormanstown, Kirkleatham, Newcomen, West Dyke and Zetland was 36,610 in the 2001 census.
With the opening of the Middlesbrough to Redcar Railway in 1846, Redcar became a resort for Victorian tourists.
For more information, see the EN Wikipedia article Redcar.