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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 Hauxley Wildlife Discovery Centre to your Itinerary

    Hauxley Wildlife Discovery Centre

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    Nature Reserve

    Morpeth

    The Hauxley Wildlife Discovery Centre is one of the best wildlife-watching spots in the North East. Right next to the beach, it offers fantastic views across the length of Druridge Bay and is internationally renowned for its birds.

  2. Add Pirate Escape Whitley Bay to your Itinerary

    Pirate Escape Whitley Bay

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    Family Activity Centre

    Whitley Bay

    Pirate Escape is an exciting and immersive live escape room game. After entering one of our pirate themed worlds you and your pirate crew will have 60 minutes to solve challenges and puzzles to find the treasure and escape.

  3. Add National Trust Properties to your Itinerary

    National Trust Properties

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    Historic Site

    Tyne and Wear


    Discover some of the North East’s best stretches of coast and countryside as well as castles, houses and gardens. All cared for by Europe’s largest conservation charity, the National Trust.

    Just a short bus ride from the city centre is Gibside,...

  4. Add InflateSpace to your Itinerary

    InflateSpace

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    Indoor Attraction

    Walker

    InflateSpace brings exciting family fun to the North East, where people can bounce for all sorts of reasons! So come on down and visit the UK's largest indoor Inflatable Arena!

  5. Add PLAYHOUSE Whitley Bay to your Itinerary

    PLAYHOUSE Whitley Bay

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    Theatre

    Whitley Bay

    PLAYHOUSE Whitley Bay offers a wide range of entertainment, including comedy, dance, drama, musicals and concerts.

  6. Add North East Falconry to your Itinerary

    North East Falconry

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    Outdoor Adventure Activities

    Ryton


    With over 11 years experience North East Falconry offer a number of unique falconry experiences. There's something for everyone, Whether you just want a gentle walk alone or with family flying a hawk on a Hawkwalk , or one of their Introduction To...

  7. Add BBC Newcastle Tour to your Itinerary

    BBC Newcastle Tour

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    Walking Tour

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Our tours are scheduled carefully between our live television broadcasts, you are welcome to come in and have a good look around.

  8. Add Ryton Willows Local Nature Reserve to your Itinerary

    Ryton Willows Local Nature Reserve

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    Nature Reserve

    Ryton

    Located between the river Tyne and the attractive ‘old’ Ryton village, Ryton Willows features beautiful grassland, ponds, woodland and open spaces, all of which attract people to enjoy this peaceful place.

  9. Add Exit Newcastle to your Itinerary

    Exit Newcastle

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    Family Fun

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Exit Newcastle is a live exit game in which you are locked in with friends, family or colleagues and have to solve a series of puzzles and mysteries to escape.

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