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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 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
  2. Add The Victoria Tunnel to your Itinerary

    The Victoria Tunnel

    Ouseburn

    Discover ‘Newcastle’s Hidden Heritage’ - experience the sounds of a wartime air raid and follow your guides underground to discover the Tunnel's role as a colliery waggonway. Listen out for the oncoming coal wagons!

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    Price £4.00 to £6.00 Per Ticket Type
  3. 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.

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    Free
  4. Add Heworth Leisure Centre to your Itinerary

    Heworth Leisure Centre

    Gateshead

    Heworth Leisure Centre is part of GO Gateshead, one of the region’s leading gym, swim and exercise class providers. Heworth is home to FlowRider®, where you can experience the thrill of catching and riding a wave on our indoor surfing and body...

  5. Add Vallum Farm to your Itinerary

    Vallum Farm

    Northeast

    Vallum is a community of food producers who have gathered together on our family farm out of their shared ethos and commitment to traditional, local produce.

  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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!

  9. 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
  10. Add Seven Stories, The National Centre for Children's Books to your Itinerary

    Seven Stories, The National Centre for Children's Books

    Ouseburn

    Seven Stories, The National Centre for Children's Books is where our rich heritage of children’s books is collected, celebrated and brought to life. With exhibitions, dressing up, storytelling and crafts, Seven Stories spells the perfect day out for...

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    Free

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