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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  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’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 and enjoy a family day out in the North East.

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  1. Add Everyman Cinema Newcastle to your Itinerary

    Everyman Cinema Newcastle

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    Cinema

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    New for 2019! Everyman Cinema opens on Newcastle's historic Grey Street in the heart of the bustling city. Revolutionising your cinema experience, film-goers to Everyman Cinema in Newcastle will be treated to at their seat service and the chance to…

  2. Add Jarrow Hall Anglo-Saxon Farm Village and Bede Museum to your Itinerary

    Jarrow Hall Anglo-Saxon Farm Village and Bede Museum

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    Museum

    Jarrow

    Set across 11 acres, Jarrow Hall features a museum dedicated to exploring the life and legacy of Bede, alongside an extensive Anglo-Saxon farm and reconstructed Anglo-Saxon dwellings.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. Add The Dunes to your Itinerary

    The Dunes

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    Adventure Park / Playground

    South Shields

    The Dunes, at the heart of South Shields seafront, is a hugely popular entertainment complex offering hours of fun for all the family. Bowling, amuseuments, indoor soft play area, restaurants and much much more!

  6. 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!

  7. 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…

  8. 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,…

  9. 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.

  10. 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.

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