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  which is the UK's National Centre for Children's Books and where words and pictures come to life with interactive exhibitions, storytelling sessions and all sorts of crafty activities. Sports fans 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. Families wanting to travel back in time can enjoy an immersive visit to Beamish Museum and get hands-on with history every day.

If the weather's good, why not take a trip to the beach. North Tyneside’s beaches – at Whitley Bay, Tynemouth Longsands, King Edward’s Bay and Cullercoats Bay - are award-winningly beautiful beaches. Sunderland’s Roker and Seaburn beaches and South Shields’ Sandhaven also showcase the North East's stunning coastline. Tynemouth Aquarium, with sea-creatures from all around the world and a colony of miniature monkeys, is the perfect way to escape the sun and enjoy a family day out in the North East.

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  1. Add Daniel Farm to your Itinerary

    Daniel Farm

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    Farm

    Crawcrook

    Daniel Farm is both a working farm and visitor attraction, with a café, deli serving home-baked cakes and pastries, whilst the adjoining farm shop is well stocked with local artisan foods and deli-goods including fresh bread, cheese, eggs, quiches…

  2. Add Gibside National Trust to your Itinerary

    Gibside National Trust

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    Historic House / Palace

    Rowlands Gill

    Escape to this tranquil 18th century landscaped garden created by one of the richest men in Georgian England, George Bowes.

  3. Add The Alnwick Garden to your Itinerary

    The Alnwick Garden

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    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.

  4. Add Vallum Farm to your Itinerary

    Vallum Farm

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    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.

  5. Add The City Baths Newcastle to your Itinerary

    The City Baths Newcastle

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    Leisure / Swimming Pool

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    The City Baths Newcastle including swimming pool, leisure facilities and Turkish Baths - reopens on Monday 27 January 2020.

  6. Add Angry Birds Adventure Golf at Intu Metrocentre to your Itinerary

    Angry Birds Adventure Golf at Intu Metrocentre

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    Golf Course

    Gateshead Metro Centre

    Prepare to swing into action when a huge 36 hole indoor golf course opens at intu Metrocentre on Monday 14 October.

    A world first, the 18,000 sq ft site will stretch across the upper and lower mall levels at the Gateshead shopping centre and…

  7. Add Saltwell Park and Saltwell Towers to your Itinerary

    Saltwell Park and Saltwell Towers

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    Parkland / Woodland Garden

    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.

  8. Add WWT Washington Wetland Centre to your Itinerary

    WWT Washington Wetland Centre

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    Animal Collection

    Washington

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

  9. Add Sport Central to your Itinerary

    Sport Central

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    Sports Ground

    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.

  10. Add Life Science Centre to your Itinerary

    Life Science Centre

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    Museum

    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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