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  • Heatherslaw Light Railway

    Ford Forge, Cornhill-on-Tweed, Northumberland, TD12 4TJ

    Travel on our 15 inch gauge railway, pulled by our steam locomotives “Bunty” and “Lady Augusta” or our diesel engine “Binky” between Heatherslaw Station and Etal Castle on a return journey of 4 miles. Our rolling stock offers a choice of fully enclosed or partly glazed coaches to keep you dry, even on the wettest days. […] More

  • Durham Botanic Garden

    Hollingside Lane, South Road, Durham, County Durham, DH1 3TN

    Durham University’s 10 hectare Botanic Garden is set amongst beautiful mature woodlands on the southern outskirts of Durham city. Open to the public, the Botanic Garden offers a wide variety of landscapes to explore and discover, with guests young and old visiting throughout the year. Wander through the alpine garden, winter garden, bamboo grove, glass […] More

  • The Lit & Phil

    23 Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 1SE

    The Lit & Phil Library is Newcastle’s exquisite secret library, open to all and free to explore and browse.  Established in 1825 on Westgate Road, just yards from Central Station, we became a hub of learning and enlightenment long before the city’s universities existed and today continue to inspire minds, stimulate imaginations and confer a […] More

  • BattleStorm Gaming

    Unit 7 Pennywell Business Centre, Portsmouth Road, Sunderland, SR4 9AR

    BattleStorm gaming is a brand new gaming centre based in Pennywell, Sunderland. It boasts a wide range of games to suit all ages on Xbox, PS4 and Nintendo Switch. Perfect for parties. Opening TimesMonday – Friday (15:00 – 20:00)Saturday & Sunday (12:00 – 20:00) PriceTo Follow To book call 07539 232971 or send an email […] More

  • Go Karting Newcastle (13+)

    TeamSport Newcastle, Scotswood Road, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE15 6UX

    Do you live for thrills? Looking for fun in the North East of England? Good news -TeamSport have just opened their 23rd go karting circuit in the UK only two miles from Newcastle city centre! Residents of Tyne and Wear and beyond are assured of an awesome, fun-filled day out at the new Scotswood Road […] More

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    Battlezone Laser

    K83, Third Avenue, Team Valley, Gateshead, NE11 0PR

    Get ready to enter a world of adrenaline-pumping, nerve-jangling, heart pounding action! A world where your courage will be pushed to the very limit, your daring put to the sternest of tests and your ability to stay cool-headed under pressure given its most demanding challenge ever. Get ready to enter Battlezone Laser, the ultimate laser […] More

  • Etal Castle

    Cornhill on Tweed, Northumberland, TD12 4TN

    Set in the charming village of Etal by a ford over the River Till, this Northumberland castle is the ideal location for a family day out. Built by Robert Manners as a defence against Scots raiders in the mid 14th century, it fell to James IV’s invading Scots army in 1513, immediately before their catastrophic […] More

  • Go Ape Matfen

    Matfen Hall Hotel, Newcastle, NE20 0RH

    Go Ape at Matfen Hall is nestled within one of the UK’s most unspoilt areas of natural beauty. Located just 15 miles west of Newcastle in the charming village of Matfen, swing through the trees and fly down the zip wires while lapping up some of the finest scenery in Northumberland. Matfen is also one […] More

  • Rainton Meadows

    Durham Wildlife Trust, Chilton Moor, Houghton-le-Spring, Tyne & Wear, DH4 6PU

    Rainton Meadows is an excellent network of accessible pathways linking viewing areas that look across the lakes and wetlands, with areas of grassland and woodland completing the habitats on site. Although a relatively new site Rainton Meadows has developed into a significant area for wildlife over the last 20 years. The wetlands and grasslands support […] More

  • Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens

    Burdon Road, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, SR1 1PP

    Discover Sunderland’s fascinating history all in one place…the city’s first ever museum, which opened its doors back in 1810! With a collection dating back to 1846 there are plenty of surprises in store for visitors to Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens. Perhaps the most famous object of all is Wallace the Lion. Wallace was part […] More

  • Binchester Roman Fort (April – October)

    Binchester, Bishop Auckland, DL14 8DJ

    Binchester Roman Fort gives you an insight into what life was like for the Romans in County Durham. Explore the exceptionally well-preserved remains of not just one but two bath-houses. One lies inside the fort and has one of the most intact hypocaust (underfloor) heating systems in the whole of Britain. The protective structure over […] More

  • Chopwell Woods

    Rowlands Gill, Gateshead, NE39 1LT

    Chopwell Wood really is a wood for everyone. This 360-hectare mixed woodland is a real gem, set right on the fringe of Gateshead. Miles of paths allow fantastic access, walking and cycling into the heart of this fascinating woodland. As well as walking and cyclcing, Chopwell is also great for Horse Riding, Orienteering and Geocaching. […] More

  • Brocksbushes

    Brocksbushes Farm, Corbridge, Northumberland, NE43 7UB

    Brocksbushes has evolved over the last 25 years from an acre of soft fruit with a tiny farm shop which was open for 8 weeks in the year to a thriving rural Retail Centre with an award-winning Farm Shop, Tea Room, Pick Your Own and Garden/Gift Centre. There is plenty of free parking and is […] More

  • Diggerland

    Langley Park, Co. Durham, DH7 9TT

    Diggerland theme park is the perfect destination for action, fun and thrill packed family days out. Fun for all ages (subject to height restrictions), Diggerland with its 20 different rides and drives and an array of additional activities is the ideal theme park for small to large groups looking for something exciting and truly unique. […] More

  • Hamsterley Forest

    Bedburn, Hamsterley, DL13 3NL

    Escape the hustle and bustle of the everyday at County Durham’s largest forest.  From wildlife watching to stargazing, and adventure play for all the family to exhilarating mountain biking, there is something to keep everyone busy. If you fancy a peaceful wander through the trees, Hamsterley’s extensive network of trails and paths provides the perfect […] More

  • Causey Arch

    Causey Arch, Causey Road, Stanley, NE16 5EJ

    The world’s oldest surviving single arch railway bridge stands high above a wooded gorge. The arch spans over 100ft,stands 80ft tall and beneath it runs Causey Burn. If you stand under the archway it sounds as though the water is running above your head! Ralph Wood, a local master mason, built the arch in 1725-26 […] More

  • Broom House Farm

    Broom House Farm, Witton Gilbert, Durham, DH7 6TR

    Broom House offers Durham’s most exciting action packed fun family day out. Follow the nature trails, attempt the woodland challenges…climb the towers, whizz down the slide, fly along the zip wire and dare to enter the tunnels. There’s something for all ages. Enter the forest, choose your path and use your instincts to explore the […] More

  • Washington Wetland Centre

    WWT Washington, Pattinson, Washington, Tyne and Wear, NE38 8LE

    Get close to rare and exotic birds, mammals and different wetland habitats. Walk with a warden, bug hunt or tour the duckery. You’ll also see colourful flamingos and the rarest goose in the world! Get set for 103 adventure-filled acres of wildlife. Spend some quality time with our beautiful ducks and geese, discover new wildlife […] More

  • Hancock Museum

    Great North Museum: Hancock, Barras Bridge, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 4PT

    The Hancock or The Great North Museum to use its official title is one of two museums situated in the heart of Newcastle City Centre and is a must for everyone. It was opened as the Hancock way back in 1884 and then renamed the Hatton Gallery in 1925 before being renamed again as the […] More

  • Seven Stories

    30 Lime Street, Ouseburn Valley, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 2PQ

    Seven Stories was founded as a charity in 1996 by Elizabeth Hammill OBE and Mary Briggs OBE. They recognised that Britain needed an institution whose mission was to collect, champion and celebrate its children’s literature. They believed that it should be founded in a place where it could make a real difference to the children […] More

  • Ocean Beach Pleasure Park

    Middle Arcade, Sea Road, South Shields, Tyne and Wear, NE33 2LD

    With over 40 rides, attractions and arcades, Ocean Beach Pleasure Park in South Shields is a fun-filled family day out with something to do for all the family. Ocean Beach Pleasure Park is FREE to enter you only need purchase tickets, tokens or wristbands if you wish to go on the rides. Smaller children’s rides […] More

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    Saltwell Park

    East Park Rd, Gateshead, NE9 5AX

    Nestled in the heart of Gateshead, Saltwell Park is one of Britain’s finest examples of a Victorian park and a perfect place for the whole family to enjoy. Its historical and peaceful grounds have earned many awards such as Green Flag and Britain’s Best Park. Relax and unwind in the beautiful green space; bring the […] More

  • It’s a Small World

    12 Donkin Road, Washington, Tyne and Wear, NE37 1PF

    It’s a small world is ran by Ellie and Lisa who have a background in providing high quality childcare and are experienced in delivering the Early Years Foundation Stage.  Ellie and Lisa wanted to expand and provide a role play area that encourages social interactions between peers and families. During their time in the play […] More

  • Dream Big Role Play

    Dream Big Role Play, Grange Villa, DH2 3LN

    The former Grange Villa Sure Start Centre has been converted into a specially designed children’s role-play centre aimed at children aged 0-8. However, if you feel your child would still enjoy the play please come along. We have 7 different dedicated role play areas for the children to enjoy. For the babies, we have a […] More

  • RolePlay Hebburn

    Victoria Road Hall, 9a Victoria Road West, Hebburn, Tyne & Wear, NE31 1UZ

    Role Play will inspire your children to become a firefighter or a hairdresser, have a picnic on the grass under our beautiful tree or climb aboard one of our vehicles and take a drive around our track.  Little imaginations need have no limits. We also have an onsite café offering light refreshments and snacks, enabling […] More

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    TJ’s Jungle

    Unit 1A Hubbway Business Centre, Basssington Ind Est, Cramlington, Northumberland, NE23 8AD

    Tj’s Jungle is an indoor children’s soft play centre based in Cramlington, Northumberland. It caters for children from 0-12 years old, they do have a separate safe play area for under 4’s. The jungle has been extensively refurbished since being owned by the current owners. It has a large playframe with tunnels, slides and of […] More

  • Ruff N Tumble Adventure World

    Unit 3 Park 2000, Millennium Way, Newton Aycliffe, County Durham, DL5 6AR

    Ruff n Tumble Adventure World, located in Newton Aycliffe is ideally situated to meet your children’s play and party needs in County Durham. Best suited for children under the age of 12, with dedicated areas and activities for under 5’s, we have all the latest equipment including bungee trampolines, climbing wall, ten pin bowling, sports […] More

  • Bowes Railway

    Springwell Village, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, NE9 7QJ

    Bowes Railway was originally a colliery railway built to carry coal mainly from pits in north west Durham to the Tyne at Jarrow. The earliest section was designed by George Stephenson and opened on 17 January 1826, making it one of the world’s first modern railways. It was 15 miles long when completed in 1855. […] More

  • Durham Cathedral

    The College, Durham DH1 3EH

    Set on a rocky promontory next to the Castle, with the medieval city huddled below and the river sweeping round, the profile of the World Heritage Site is instantly recognisable to travelers on the East Coast railway line. The Community of Cuthbert arrived in Durham from Lindisfarne in 995 and built an Anglo-Saxon cathedral. In […] More

  • Air Trail

    Tees Barrage Intl White Water Centre, Tees Barrage Way, Stockton-on-Tees, County Durham, TS18 2QW

    Air Trail Tees Barrage, where eager explorers embark on the ULTIMATE family adventure and reach for the sky on the UK’s BIGGEST Sky Trail™ high ropes adventure course. It’s like nothing you’ve ever experienced before! Set over 4 levels, over 38 unique challenges await your excited arrival and stand before you ready to conquer. There’s something for […] More

  • Down at the Farm

    Stoneygate Lane, Houghton-le-Spring, Tyne and Wear, DH5 8JG

    Down at the Farm is a small family run farm which has been in the Sunderland area since 18th century. Over the years the family has been involved in many types of farming from milking Friesian cows, growing potatoes, crops and rearing cattle. Only 20 years ago, Down at the Farm was a large cattle […] More

  • White Water Rafting

    Tees Barrage, Stockton-on-Tees, County Durham, TS18 2QW

    Experience white water rafting at Tees Barrage International White Water Centre — the leading watersports destination in north-east England. White water rafting is a fun, fast and unforgettable activity for people aged 14 and you don’t need any prior experience. We have a friendly, highly-trained team here to help you get to grips with the […] More

  • Splash

    Church Road, Stockton-on-Tees, County Durham, TS18 1TY

    Big Splash Swimtime is the all-inclusive swimming session with the excitement of the fabulous wave machine, various water jets and two flumes: Reef and Surf! The large fun floats are also available intermittently during these sessions. The Big Splash Swimtime sessions are a fantastic choice for a family activity. Family swim tickets are available and […] More

  • The Bowes Museum

    Barnard Castle, County Durham, DL12 8NP

    The Bowes Museum has a nationally renowned art collection and is situated in the town of Barnard Castle. The museum contains paintings by El Greco, Francisco Goya, Canaletto, Jean-Honoré Fragonard and François Boucher, together with a sizable collection of decorative art, ceramics, textiles, tapestries, clocks and costumes, as well as older items from local history. The early works of French glassmaker Émile Gallé were commissioned by Joséphine, wife of […] More

  • High Force Waterfall

    Forest in Teesdale, Middleton, County Durham, DL12 0QG

    High Force is an incredible sight at any time of the year, however the Winter months can be when you are able to see it at its most powerful, especially after heavy rainfall when it flows with tremendous force.  If we have had a prolonged period of severe cold, you might even be lucky enough […] More

  • TopGear Karting

    Unit 13 Rennys Lane Ind. Est., Gilesgate Moor, Durham, County Durham, DH1 2RS

    Whether you’re looking for something to pass the time, feed your adrenalin junkie attitude or take your first steps in Lewis Hamilton’s shoes then Go Karting is one way of doing it. Top Gear Karting in Durham is completely indoor so no need to worry about the weather as long as you come prepared wearing […] More

  • Banana Beach Indoor Adventure Play

    Unit 20A North Seaton Ind Est, North Seaton Ind Est, Ashington, Northumberland, NE63 0YB

    Ashington’s Premier soft play and party centre. Home of great offers like Kids eat free Kids eat free all day every school day at Banana Beach! Free meal for each child paying to use the facility Offer excludes School holidays, weekends and Bank Holidays. Offer excludes discounted entries for Childminders / clubs and free entries […] More

  • Sunderland Wall

    Doxford Works, Pallion Quay, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, SR4 6TQ

    Sunderland Wall is the number one climbing wall in Sunderland, and is one of the largest indoor climbing centres in the U.K. Offering a range of climbs suitable for new and experienced climbers, three massive 23 metre walls, and over 900m2 of climbing and bouldering.In addition, we offer a range of courses for both adults […] More

  • Whitley Bay Ice Rink

    Hillshead Road, Whitley Bay, Tyne and Wear, NE25 8HP

    Come and have a fun day out and go Ice Skating or come to watch one of the thrilling Ice Hockey matches. There is free on site parking for all customers. We are the most established ICE RINK in the country and have hosted many Olympic stars! So whether you’re an experienced figure skater, Ice […] More

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    Jumbo Jungle

    Unit 40, No 1 Industrial Estate, Consett, County Durham, DH8 6TW

    At jumbo jungle there are over 11,000 sq ft of nonstop fun and games and its all under one roof to keep both the adults and children happy for hours, there is something for all ages from babies to twelve-year-olds. There are over forty car parking spaces exclusively for our customers, with secure fencing to […] More

  • Mister Twisters

    Unit 15E Follingsby Park, Wardley, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, NE10 8YG

  • Tanfield Railway

    Old Marley HIll, Marley Hill, Tyne and Wear, NE16 5ET

    When was the world’s first railway laid? No one is quite confident on a precise date but simple rails have been used to guide vehicles for centuries, definitely as far back as the middle ages and possibly even in ancient Greece. What is certain is that in the early 1600s a Nottinghamshire businessman called Huntingdon […] More

  • Crook Hall & Gardens

    Frankland Lane, Sidegate, Durham, County Durham, DH1 5SZ

    The 13th century Grade I listed Medieval hall in Durham City provides a spectacular backdrop to the stunning gardens. Visitors from all over the world come to share in the timeless magic of Crook Hall and leave inspired by these idyllic English themed gardens. Soak up the atmosphere over a home-made cream tea in the pretty courtyard or in front […] More

  • Killhope Lead Mining Museum

    Near Cowshill, Upper Weardale, Bishop Auckland, County Durham, DL13 1AR

    Killhope is a multi-award winning 19th-century mining museum in the centre of the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB), where you can experience the life and work of the lead mining families of the North Pennines. Famous for its iconic working waterwheel, the venue offers so much more to do and see, including stunning landscape, captivating art […] More

  • National Museum of the Royal Navy Hartlepool

    Jackson Dock, Hartlepool, County Durham, TS24 0XZ

    The National Museum of the Royal Navy Hartlepool is the perfect place for a family adventure as you journey to an authentic 18th century seaport and the spectacular HMS Trincomalee.  Travel back in time and take in the 18th century seaport and its beautiful waterside setting. See how tradesmen like tailors, printers and instrument makers […] More

  • Stephenson Railway Museum

    Middle Engine Lane, North Shields, Tyne and Wear, NE29 8DX

    Re-live the glorious days of the steam railway at Stephenson Railway Museum in North Shields. George and Robert Stephenson spent 20 years in North Tyneside developing their pioneering ideas which helped spread railways and locomotives around the world. Today the Museum celebrates their achievement. A range of fascinating locomotives are on display including George Stephenson’s […] More

  • Falconry Days

    Lady Hill Farm, Simonburn, Hexham, Northumberland, NE48 3EE

  • Raby Castle

    Staindrop, Darlington, County Durham, DL2 3AH

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    Chain Bridge Honey Farm

    Horncliffe, Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland, TD15 2XT

    The Chain Bridge Honey Farm visitor centre was established in the early 1990s to allow the public to discover first hand the extraordinary tale of bees and honey. The comprehensive information found on the visitor centre walls was compiled by beekeeper and honey farm employee Ann Middleditch.  There are sections on bees and bee behaviour, […] More

  • Chillingham Wild Cattle Park

    Alnwick, Northumberland, NE66 5NP

    The wild cattle are a separate visitor attraction from Chillingham castle. They are the only wild cattle in the world, sole survivors of herds that once roamed the forests of Britain.  Once they were held sacred and pre-Christian pagans sacrificed them to their gods. Later in their history, this herd both defended and fed the […] More

  • Locomotion

    The National Railway Museum at Shildon, Shildon, County Durham, DL4 1PQ

    At Locomotion, you can see highlights of the national collection of railway vehicles in the world’s first railway town. The town of Shildon has had an exciting story to tell since the earliest days of the rail industry, making it the perfect place to explore the rich seam of local railway history and discover how the […] More

  • Chillingham Castle

    Chillingham, Alnwick, Northumberland, NE66 5NJ

    Chillingham Castle is a 13th century, Grade 1 Star-listed stronghold in Northumberland, famed for action and battles.  With its fine rooms, gardens, lakes, fountains and tea rooms, the castle has an extraordinary ownership bloodline which runs back to the 1200s. Just twenty minutes from the seaside, this romantic and thriving castle is perfect for short […] More

  • AMF Bowling

    Galleries Retail Park, Washington, County Durham, NE38 7RZ

    Make great memories with family and friends, at Hollywood Bowl Washington centre. Housing 26 state-of-the-art bowling lanes, there are fantastic deals on food and drink, and is an ideal destination for all occasions. TimesMonday/Sunday – (12:00 – 20:00) PricesAdults – £5.99Under 16’s – £4.99Families – £19.29 More

  • Adventure Valley

    Brasside, Durham, County Durham, DH1 5SG

    If you’re looking for the ultimate day out with the kids, then look no further than Adventure Valley. More to Follow More

  • Beamish Wild Adventure Park

    Beamish Hall, Stanley, County Durham, DH9 0YB

    Set in the Treetops of ancient woodland in the heart of County Durham, the High Ropes Course is about 2 hours of non-stop fun and challenges that is guaranteed to get your adrenaline pumping. Enjoy the thrill of swinging through the trees on a high wire adventure course with your friends and family. Experience the […] More

  • Blue Reef Aquarium

    Grand Parade, Tynemouth, Tyne and Wear, NE3O 4JF

    The underwater world is a fascinating place, home to tens of thousands of creatures. Wander through the aquarium to meet species from all over the world, including the tropical waters of the Caribbean and the UK’s native shores. From rays and coral reef fish, to seals there are plenty of amazing marine creatures to spot. […] More

  • Life Science Centre

    Life Science Centre, Times Square, Newcastle upon, Tyne NE1 4EP

    Life Science Centre is not like a museum where you’ll only find stuff in cases and be expected to look and not touch. At Life Science Centre, you’re encouraged to get stuck in: explore, create and have fun – whatever your age. Our friendly Science Explainers are always on-hand to answer questions – just look […] More

  • The Alnwick Garden

    Alnwick Garden, Alnwick, Northumberland, NE66 1YU

    The Alnwick Garden is one of the world’s most ambitious new gardens. The Duchess of Northumberland’s vision for a forgotten plot is now a truly 21st century experience full of imagination, inspiration and fun. Designed by Jacques and Peter Wirtz, The Garden is a wonderful combination of spaces, themes, quirkiness and play. From the tranquility […] More

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    Alnwick Castle

    Alnwick Castle, Alnwick, Northumberland, NE66 1NG

    Alnwick Castle is the second largest inhabited castle in England; it has been home to the Duke of Northumberland’s family, the Percys, for over 700 years. The castle’s rich history is brimming with drama, intrigue, and extraordinary people; from a gunpower plotter and visionary collectors, to decadent hosts and medieval England’s most celebrated knight, Harry […] More

  • Ghetto Golf – 18+

    The Clay Shed, Hoult’s Yard, Walker Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE6 2HL

    We thought we’d start off with a little bit of info about what we do and why we’re called Ghetto Golf!! Our concept combines crazy golf, theatre, cocktails and DJ’s in an art infused environment that showcases the very best street art and their writers. Our name is an ode to the origins of street […] More

  • Clip’nClimb (Newcastle)

    Units A4-A5 Benfield Business Park, Benfield Road, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE6 4NQ

    …the vertical playground for anyone aged 4 years or over. Clip ‘n Climb is a place where you can gain memorable experiences with a wide range of indoor climbing challenges, which is healthy and challenging fun for everybody. With 25 climbing walls to try, there are exciting challenges available for all abilities. Why not test your […] More

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    Funshack

    Unit A3, Benfield Business Park, Benfield Road, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE6 4NQ

    Fun Shack Newcastle is one of Europe’s largest Indoor adventure playgrounds, containing over 30,000 square feet of entertainment! Here at Fun Shack, playtime is always fun with a wide range of play activities that are provided in a safe and secure surrounding. Fun Shack aims to provide the best possible experience for kids, offering a […] More

  • Inflatespace

    Units A3, A4 & A5 Benfield Business Park, Benfield Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE6 4NQ

    Countless thrills await you at the UK’s largest indoor inflatable theme park! Speed down extreme rocket drop slides, bounce on giant inflatable planets, suit up in inflatable sumo wrestling rings and take on the challenge on the gladiator podium with battle sticks and more. Spread your wings and fly on “Skyrider” – the longest indoor […] More

  • Finchale Priory

    Finchale Priory, Finchale Avenue, Framwellgate Moor, County Durham, DH1 5SH

    On the banks of the River Wear, in a beautiful wooded setting, stand the extensive remains of Finchale Priory. It was founded in 1196 on the site of the hermitage of St Godric, a retired sailor and merchant, who settled here after a life of adventure and travel. The priory was an outpost of Durham […] More

  • Dynamix Skate Park

    Junction of Felling By Pass (A184) and Albany Rd, Gateshead, NE8 3AT

    Dynamix is a community interest company, also known as a social enterprise. We exist to involve local people in developing facilities and services that are lacking in their communities. In particular, we use wheeled sports, circus skills and other performing arts to inspire and empower people to feel better able to make positive decisions about […] More

  • Watergate Forest Park

    Whickham Highway, Lobley Hill, Gateshead, NE9 7EQ

    Watergate Forest Park is located on the site of the former Watergate colliery. Following reclamation work in the 1990’s the site has been transformed and now provides a haven for wildlife and a great recreational site for visitors. A series of trails and paths take you through woodland, around the lake and through wildflower meadows. […] More

  • Heaton Park

    Heaton Park View, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE6 5JA

  • Rising Sun Country Park

    Whitley Road, Benton, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE12 9SS

    The Rising Sun Country Park is a green oasis of 162 hectares, set in the heart of North Tyneside. Boasting a nature reserve with ponds, woodlands and extensive grasslands; a farm and Countryside Centre, the site is a haven for wildlife and an ideal place to relax and enjoy the great outdoors. Admission is free. […] More

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    Jesmond Dene Park

    Jesmond Dene Road, Jesmond, Newcastle upon, Tyne NE7 7DA

    Jesmond Dene is a wonderful, historic park in the heart of suburban Newcastle. The Dene is formed from the Ouseburn’s steep-sided, wooded valley which is a peaceful haven for residents, visitors and wildlife alike. Located between Jesmond, Heaton and South Gosforth, the dene is easily accessible via all forms of transport. Pets’ Corner is a popular, […] More

  • Never Give Up

    58-60 Scotswood Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 7JE

    An escape room is a live action, adventure game in which players solve a series of puzzles and riddles using clues, hints and strategy to complete the objectives at hand. Never Give Up is MORE than an Escape Game; it is a live action escape adventure combined with a themed maze.  You and your team will be tested in […] More

  • Path Head Water Mill

    Path Head, Blaydon, Gateshead, NE21 4SP

    The Water WheelRecovered from Guyzance Mill in 1994 it was stored and refurbished in the stables at City Farm before it was installed in our restored wheel pit at Path Head in 1997, ready for the mill opening in March 1998. His Grace the Duke of Northumberland, who donated the wheel, officially opened the mill […] More

  • Segedunum Roman Fort

    Buddle Street, Wallsend, Tyne & Wear, NE28 6HR

    In AD122 the Emperor Hadrian ordered a mighty frontier system to be built across Britain to defend the Roman Empire from the barbarians to the North. The result was Hadrian’s Wall, a 73 mile barrier stretching from the River Tyne in the east to the Solway Firth in the west. Segedunum, which means ‘Strong Fort’, […] More

  • Bessie Surtees House

    41 – 44 Sandhill, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 3JF

    The two buildings now known as Bessie Surtees House stand on a stretch of Newcastle riverfront that has been used as a quayside since Roman times, when the first bridge was built over the Tyne. By the 16th century the commercial importance of the area was well established and many prominent merchants owned property here. […] More

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    Victoria Tunnel

    53-55 Lime Street, Ouseburn Valley, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 2PQ

    The Victoria Tunnel is a preserved 19th century waggonway under the city from the Town Moor to the Tyne, built to transport coal from Spital Tongues (Leazes Main) Colliery to the river and operated between 1842 and the 1860s. The Tunnel was converted in 1939 into an air raid shelter to protect thousands of Newcastle citizens […] More

  • Newcastle Castle

    Castle Garth, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 1RQ

    Steeped in history this imposing Norman fortress, in the center of Newcastle Upon Tyne, is a rugged reminder of northern England’s turbulent history. This was no baron’s stately home. Newcastle Castle is a grim reminder of royal authority where armies gathered, and criminals were imprisoned and executed. It is where the story of Newcastle began, […] More

  • Beamish Museum

    Beamish Museum, Beamish, County Durham, DH9 0RG

    Beamish is a world famous open air museum, telling the story of life in North East England during the 1820s, 1900s & 1940s. Discover life in a North East town in the years leading up to the First World War in the 1900s Town. Take a step back in time and watch delicious bread, cakes […] More

  • Laing Art Gallery

    New Bridge Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 8AG

    The funds to build the Laing Art Gallery were provided by Alexander Laing, a Newcastle businessman who had made his money from his wine and spirit shop and beer bottling business. The gallery was founded in 1901. Alexander Laing didn’t leave any paintings or other art to the Gallery. He said that he was confident “…that […] More

  • Millennium Bridge

    Gateshead Quays South Shore Road, Gateshead, NE8 3BA

    Opened for the public in 2001 the Millennium Bridge or the “Blinking Eye” is a pedestrian and cyclist tilting bridge spanning the River Tyne between Gateshead and Newcastle. If you are travelling by car, South Shore road car park is the best one to park at. You can find up to date prices and information […] More

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    Heddon on the Wall

    Hexham Road, Heddon-on-the-Wall, Northumberland, NE15 0ED

    Most of Hadrian’s Wall from the outskirts of Newcastle as far as turret 33b further west lies under the Military Road, built in the aftermath of the Jacobite uprising of 1745. At Heddon, though, for a short distance the road turns slightly north, and stretches of Hadrian’s Wall 220 metres long and of the Wall-ditch […] More

  • Tynemouth Priory and Castle

    Pier Road, Tynemouth, Tyne and Wear, NE30 4BZ

    Tynemouth Castle and Priory on the coast of North East England was once one of the largest fortified areas in England. Overlooking the North Sea and the River Tyne, it dominates the headland. With its 2000 year history and beautiful views it is the perfect location for a family fun day out. A popular spot […] More

  • St Paul’s Monastery

    Church Bank, Jarrow, Tyne and Wear, NE32 3DY

    St Paul’s Monastery, with its twin, St Peter’s at Wearmouth, Sunderland, was one of Europe’s most influential centres of learning and culture in the 7th and 8th centuries. The remains standing today are from the medieval monastery, re-established in the 11th century. Part of the Anglo-Saxon monastery survives today, however, as the chancel of St […] More

  • Hadrian’s Wall and Housesteads Fort

    Near Bardon Mill, Hexham, Northumberland, NE47 6NN

    Witness the stunning views, explore natural wilderness and become immersed in the history while visiting Hadrian’s Wall and Housesteads Fort. Hadrian’s Wall, an epic structure, kept the unwanted out and the welcome safe. Making use of the natural Whin Sill escarpment, this UNESCO World Heritage Site is the Roman Empire’s best-maintained outpost in northern Europe.  […] More

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    Allen Banks and Staward Gorge

    near Ridley Hall, Bardon Mill, Hexham, Northumberland, NE47 7BP

    With its deep gorge, created by the River Allen, and the largest area of ancient semi-natural woodland in Northumberland, this 250-hectare (617-acre) site provides the perfect setting for an adventure. Largely created by Susan Davidson, Allen Banks has become a fantastic home for flora, fauna and fungi. It is also well known for its carpet […] More

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    Cragside

    Rothbury, Morpeth, Northumberland, NE65 7PX

    Enter the world of Lord Armstrong – Victorian inventor, innovator and landscape genius. Cragside house was truly a wonder of its age. Discover the first house in the world to be lit by hydroelectricity. It is crammed full of ingenious gadgets – most of them still working. The gardens are incredible. One of the largest […] More

  • Wallington

    Cambo, near Morpeth, Northumberland, NE61 4AR

    Gifted to you by Sir Charles Philips Trevelyan, Socialist MP and ‘illogical Englishman’, our 13,000-acre estate has something for everyone. Visit the impressive home of Sir Charles and discover more about this remarkable man and his unconventional family.  You can explore the history of Northumberland in huge pre-Raphaelite paintings around the Central Hall or take time to discover […] More

  • Seaton Delaval Hall

    The Avenue, Seaton Sluice, Northumberland, NE26 4QR

    Seaton Delaval may have been one of the architect Sir John Vanbrugh’s smallest country houses; but it was home to the larger than life Delaval family. The house and surrounding landscape were in keeping with the style expected in Georgian society, yet behind the formality lies a story of theatrical mischief. Known as the ‘Gay […] More

  • Penshaw Monument

    Chester Road, Penshaw, Tyne & Wear, DH4 7NJ

    On top of Penshaw Hill sits the Earl of Durham’s Monument. Better known as the Penshaw Monument, this 70 foot high monument is a replica of the Temple of Hephaestus in Athens and can be seen for miles around. It is considered to be Wearside’s most beloved landmark, even appearing on the badge of Sunderland Football […] More

  • Washington Old Hall

    The Avenue, Washington Village, Washington, Tyne & Wear, NE38 7LE

    At the heart of historic Washington village this picturesque stone manor house and its gardens provide a tranquil oasis, reflecting gentry life following the turbulence of the English Civil War. The building incorporates parts of the original medieval home of George Washington’s direct ancestors, and it is from here that the family took their surname […] More

  • Cherryburn

    Station Bank, Mickley Square, Stocksfield, Northumberland, NE43 7DD

    This unassuming Northumbrian farmstead is the birthplace of famous artist and naturalist Thomas Bewick. Bewick is perhaps Northumberland’s greatest artist: a wood engraver and naturalist who revolutionised print art in Georgian England. Set in a tranquil garden with views across the Tyne Valley, Cherryburn is surrounded by the natural world that inspired his work. Discover […] More

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    Gibside

    Rowlands Gill, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, NE16 6BG

    Gibside is one of a few surviving 18th-century designed landscapes and was fashioned with two things in mind: spectacular views and ‘wow’ moments. The estate, commissioned by coal baron George Bowes, offers a glimpse into the past and the compelling story of heiress Mary Eleanor Bowes. Here, you can escape the hustle and bustle of modern […] More

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    Motown™ the Musical

    Theatre Royal, 100 Grey St, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 6BR

    The sensational hit West End musical is bringing its unique sound to Newcastle and is guaranteed to have you dancing down Grey Street! Cast announced, Edward Baruwa (Les Misérables) will play Berry Gordy, Karis Anderson (from pop band Stooshe) is Diana Ross, Nathan Lewis (finalist on ITV’s The X Factor) will play Smokey Robinson and Shak Gabbidon-Williams (The Lion King & Hairspray) is Marvin Gaye.   With […] More

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    St Nicholas Cathedral

    St. Nicholas Square, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 1PF

    Situated in the ancient Heart of the City, the area around Newcastle Cathedral and the Castle form the medieval core of Newcastle upon Tyne. The Church of England Cathedral is the seat of the Bishop of Newcastle. As the “mother church” of the Diocese, who exist to support the Bishop’s mission, and teaching and pastoral […] More

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    ImmotionVR

    Intu Shopping Centre (Eldon Square)

    Virtual Reality (VR) is the greatest performance of illusion known to man. Understanding the science behind it takes nothing from the enjoyment of its magic. When you transport yourself into a digital world that you can physically interact with, the only limit to what can be done is your imagination. Delivered to you through a […] More

  • Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art

    Gateshead Quays South Shore Road, Gateshead, NE8 3BA

    Whether you’re visiting the North East for the first time or have lived here forever then Baltic is one of those places that will leave you with another dose of beautiful culture. Home to 2,600 square metres of art space, it is the UK’s largest contemporary art institution and has welcomed seven million visitors since […] More

  • Mr Mulligan’s Newcastle

    117 Newgate St, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 5RZ

    If your kids love crazy golf then look no further. Step into a new world of “space golf” that will have you laughing and smiling within three 9-hole golf courses. Perfect for those wet days and little bit extra fun, its suitable for young children (4+) and children eat for free with any paying adult […] More

  • Hall Hill Farm

    Hall Hill Farm, Lanchester, Durham, DH7 0TA

    Set in the beautiful rolling hills of County Durham, Hall Hill Farm is an award winning mixed farm of 290 hectares – a great day out for children and schools with loads of great things to do and see. There are an abundance of things to do at this farm to keep the kids happy […] More

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    Bill Quay Community Farm

    Hainingwood Terrace, Bill Quay, Gateshead, NE10 0UE

    Bill Quay Farm is a small farm with plenty of animals both indoors and outdoors for all of the family to enjoy. It is a member of the Rare Breeds Survival Trust meaning you can see rare breeds of Pigs, Sheep, Goats, Chicken, Ducks and Geese. Bill Quay Farm is a treasured green space on […] More

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    Nightlife

    Ok, so let’s get down to business. If you’re wanting a wild night out then nothing compares to Newcastle. Sure, there are the standard classics such as Ibiza, Vegas & Berlin but one thing is for sure, Newcastle is cheaper, more musically diverse and we are ultimately friendlier. There is something for everyone, every single […] More

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    Transfers

    Newcastle International AirportThere are a few ways of getting to and from Newcastle Airport. If you want a taxi then you can pre-book one directly here with Arrow Taxis. Although convenient, they are more expensive than booking with a local company. If you want to plan ahead and book your own taxi then below is […] More

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    Getting Around

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    As cities go, Newcastle is small and compact so getting around is easy, quick and cheaper than other cities in the UK. With that in mind, walking is your best bet (especially in the city centre). It will take you around 20 minutes to stroll from one end to the other. If you can avoid […] More

  • Tourist Information

    Currency: £ (GBP)Time Zone: GMTEmergency Number: 999Population: 268,064 Hospitals within Newcastle & Gateshead Royal Victoria Infirmary (RVI) – Newcastle – A&E Dept Freeman Hospital – Newcastle Queen Elizabeth Hospital – Gateshead – A&E Dept Safety In an emergency, contact the police, ambulance, or fire department on 999 or 112. These numbers are free to call – […] More

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