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  • Land of Oak & Iron

    Spa Well Road, Winlaton Mill, Blaydon upon Tyne, NE21 6RU

    The Land of Oak & Iron covers a 177 km2 area surrounding the Derwent Valley including Consett, Rowlands Gill, Prudhoe and Whickham. This beautiful steep sided valley has an abundance of natural woodland, rare and iconic wildlife. However, the natural beauty that you can see today was not always as it appears. Not so long ago […] More

  • Belong Gaming Arena

    Unit 23 A, Metro Centre, Gateshead, NE11 9YG

    First opening in July 2016, Belong Gaming Arenas aim to change the current way we see gaming. The arenas are a social space for competitive gamers, casual and social, as well as the newest and freshest faces in the world of gaming! With custom high-powered YoYoTech gaming PC’s, Xbox One and PlayStation 4 consoles and […] More

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    Sage Gateshead

    St Mary’s Square, Gateshead, NE8 2JR

    Sage Gateshead is a music centre rooted deeply in the North, with an international profile. Sage is for audiences, for artists, for the North and for the long term. Opened in 2004 it is one of the premium concert venues in the UK and is also a centre for musical education. Whether you’re visiting for […] 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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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

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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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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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

  • 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