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    Woodhorn Museum

    Woodhorn Museum, Queen Elizabeth II Country Park, Ashington, Northumberland, NE63 9YF

    Woodhorn brings to life Northumberland’s proud mining heritage, alongside an ever-changing contemporary arts and event programme – making it a fun and cultural day out Did you know that at its peak, over 2,000 people worked underground at the site? A whopping 600,000 tonnes of coal was mined from the pit each year. Come along […] 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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    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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Crazy Corner

    Perry Avenue, Teesside Industrial Estate, Stockton-on-Tees, County Durham, TS17 9LN

  • 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

  • Mister Twisters

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

  • 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

  • Falconry Days

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

  • Hall Hill Farm

    Hall Hill Farm, Lanchester, County Durham, DH7 0TA

  • Raby Castle

    Staindrop, Darlington, County Durham, DL2 3AH

  • Whitehouse Farm

    North Whitehouse Farm, Morpeth, Northumberland, NE61 6AW

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Beamish Museum

    Beamish Museum, Beamish, County Durham, DH9 0RG

  • 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

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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

  • 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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    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