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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 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.

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    Free
  2. 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...

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    Free
  3. Add Alnwick Garden to your Itinerary

    Alnwick Garden

    Alnwick


    The Alnwick Garden is one of the most exciting contemporary gardens on earth. A garden for gardeners with a design that looks to the future. It's a stunning attraction and a floral wonderland. But this isn't just an attraction for keen...

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    Free
  4. Add Namco Funscape to your Itinerary

    Namco Funscape

    Gateshead

    Namco Funscape is the North Easts most unique venue. 38'000 sq ft of state-of-the-art arcade games, spectacular bar and pool area, 18 lanes of Tenpin Bowling including a VIP bowling lounge and the fastest dodgem track in Europe!

  5. Add Saltwell Park and Saltwell Towers to your Itinerary

    Saltwell Park and Saltwell Towers

    Gateshead

    Saltwell Park, based in the heart of Gateshead, is one of Britain's finest examples of a Victorian Park. The park has seen an amazing transformation and has been restored to its Victorian splendour.

    Price

    Free
  6. Add Kielder Water & Forest Park to your Itinerary

    Kielder Water & Forest Park

    Northumberland

    Home to northern Europe’s largest man-made lake and England's largest forest, Kielder Water & Forest Park is one of Northumberland's best attractions.
    It is perfect for individuals or families that love nature, water sports, exploring, walking,...

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    Free
  7. Add Alnwick Castle to your Itinerary

    Alnwick Castle

    Alnwick

    Alnwick Castle is one of the largest inhabited castles in England.

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    Free
  8. 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.

  9. 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.

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    Price £2.60 to £5.20 Per Ticket Type
  10. Add Blue Reef Aquarium to your Itinerary

    Blue Reef Aquarium

    Tynemouth

    The ultimate undersea safari at the award-winning Blue Reef Aquarium in Tynemouth> get £2 off admission with our Discover Deal

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    Price £7.75 to £40.50 Per Ticket Type

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