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Family Fun

Whatever you're into NewcastleGateshead offers a superb range of activities to banish boredom for good.Highlights include Life Science Centre where the wonders of modern science are revealed, or Great North Museum: Hancock where you can explore 350 million years of evolution, complete with a life-size dinosaur skeleton!

Budding writers will love Seven Stories where words and pictures come to life with interactive exhibitions, storytelling sessions and all sorts of crafty activities, while sports can take a behind-the-scenes tour of Newcastle United's St James' Park or Sunderland AFC's Stadium of Light, or get hands-on with a climbing lesson at Climb Newcastle - just remember not to look down!

Lovers of the great outdoors should head to Washington Wetland Centre to encounter all sorts of wildlife from mini-beasts to their resident hunting sparrowhawk, or get your hands dirty Down at the Farm.

If the weather's good, why not take a trip to the beach. In 2010 all of North Tyneside’s Beaches – at Whitley Bay, Tynemouth Longsands, King Edward’s Bay and Cullercoats Bay - were awarded prestigious Blue Flag status alongside Sunderland’s Roker and Seaburn beaches and South Shields’ Sandhaven, whilst Tynemouth’s Blue Reef Aquarium, with sea-creatures from all around the world and a colony of miniature monkeys, is the perfect way to escape the sun.

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  1. Add Sport Central to your Itinerary

    Sport Central

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Sport Central is home to the hopes and aspirations of thousands of Northumbria University students, staff and members of the North East community.

  2. Add Daniel Farm to your Itinerary

    Daniel Farm

    Wylam

    Daniel Farm is both a working farm and visitor attraction, with a café, deli serving home-baked cakes and pastries, farm shop stocked with local artisan food, and surrounding fields filled with cattle, donkeys, alpacas and Shetland ponies.

  3. Add WWT Washington Wetland Centre to your Itinerary

    WWT Washington Wetland Centre

    Washington

    Whatever the season, come rain or shine – the award-winning WWT Washington Wetland Centre is the perfect place to connect with nature.

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    Free
  4. Add Beamish Wild TreeTop Adventure to your Itinerary

    Beamish Wild TreeTop Adventure

    Stanley

    Welcome to the home of adventure in the North East! Set in the Treetops of our ancient woodland, our High Ropes Course is 2 hours of non-stop fun and challenges guaranteed to get your adrenaline pumping. We’ve packed your fun day out in the treetops...

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    Price £22.00 to £27.00 Per Ticket Type
  5. Add Dunston Leisure Centre to your Itinerary

    Dunston Leisure Centre

    Dunston

    Dunston Leisure Centre is part of GO Gateshead, one of the region’s leading gym, swim and exercise class providers.

    The centre offers fantastic facilities, including:

    - Main pool

    - Small pool

    - Gym

    - Two fitness...

  6. Add Beamish Museum to your Itinerary

    Beamish Museum

    Beamish

    Experience a real sense of your past at Beamish and discover what life was like in North East England in Georgian, Victorian and Edwardian times.

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    Price £10.00 to £46.00 Per Ticket Type
  7. Add Ocean Beach Pleasure Park to your Itinerary

    Ocean Beach Pleasure Park

    South Shields

    Situated on the stunning coastline of South Shields, Ocean Beach Pleasure Park is a great experience for a fun filled family day out. With over40 rides, attractions, arcades and more there is something for everyone to enjoy.

    As well as the usual...

    Price

    Free
  8. Add Life Science Centre to your Itinerary

    Life Science Centre

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    The Life Science Centre is a must-see if you are visiting the region or for locals looking to be inspired. Attractions range from 4D Motion Rides to Gaming.

    Price

    Free
  9. Add Trinity Square to your Itinerary

    Trinity Square

    Gateshead

    Whatever you’re looking for... from everyday essentials, or treating yourself to something special... to an evening at the cinema, a delicious lunch or just catching up with friends over a coffee - there really is something for everyone.

  10. Farne Islands

    With rocky shores, grey seals and many species of seabird, the Farne Islands are as stunning as they are interesting. If you’re planning a day trip, be sure to take a picnic.

    Price

    Price £2.60 to £5.20 Per Ticket Type

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