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Chain Bridge Honey Farm Family friendly working bee farm, with a great visitor centre from which you can learn and observe the foundations of the work. A most popular display is the observation hive where a living colony of bees can be viewed behind glass.
Whitehouse Farm Centre With indoor and outdoor play facilities; hands on animal petting and feeding sessions; loads of creatures to visit with and lots of it under cover, this is an all weather treat that ticks all the boxes!
Gorgie City Farm with its animals and gardens, has always been considered as a place to visit, relax and see what's new, and of course it's free so even a short visit is good value! Spot chickens, woolly sheep, oinking pigs, adventurous goats and long tongued cows, especially if you buy some feed!
Bill Quay Community Farm An educational farm experience offering access to rare, indigenous, award winning breeds of sheep, pigs and goat plus plenty of small creatures besides.
Eshottheugh Animal Park Eshottheugh Animal Park covers 14 acres of beautiful countryside with a wide range of domestic and exotic species of animals including Meerkats & Raccoons as well as friendly Donkeys, Ponies & Goats. We also have a Tea Room & outdoor play area for the kids. NEW for 2015, Mini-Golf and Electric Tractors!
Grace Darling Museum Learn the story of Grace Darling and discover the details of what happened that stormy night in 1838 when she and her father risked a terrible storm to help those in danger. A RNLI facility.
Bailiffgate Museum is a museum and gallery telling the history of Alnwick and district with colourful displays and activities. It is an indoor attraction.
Swan Centre For Leisure Features a 25m swimming pool which include inflatables, waves and flume sessions plus lessons, lane swimming, age zoned sessions and more besides. Friendly, warm and great exercise!
Castle Mania Indoor Adventure Play Massive indoor adventure play centre! Adventure play frame and go karts.
Lindisfarne Centre A great little place to find out about the history of Holy Island, from viking attacks to wildlife, the land, and its people. Interactive displays, plus activities for kids. Check tide times for visit.
Lindisfarne Castle Time your trip wisely across the tidal causeway and you'll be rewarded with a charming castle with sympathetic furnishings surrounded by a walled garden and the headland beyond, plus Family Trail and the chance to sea seals on the beach!
Bamburgh Castle dominates this part of the beautiful Northumberland coast and is perfect for exploring with the kids! There are 14 public areas to tour, live archaeological excavations to watch and loads of fascinating history to learn!
Chillingham Castle Take a tour, freely explore or bring a notepad and learn absolutely loads of fascinating history. Keep an eye out for their resident ghosts or even take a nighttime guided ghost walk! Plus see their herd of special cattle that are rarer than giants pandas!
Preston Tower An ancient tower and clock, surrounded by garden and walks. Guardroom, prison, plus rooms furnished as they may have been around 1400. Fascinating displays and information. Great view from the top.
Dunstanburgh Castle An iconic castle surrounded by rock pooly beaches and pleasant walks surrounded by livestock, boasting a tall tower, giggle worthy garderobes and a resident ghost. Charming, atmospheric and great for kids!
Alnwick Castle A worthwhile experience from several angles: historically significant and luxuriantly furnished with antiques plus art and artefact exhibits on the one hand, and an adventurous Knight's Quest adventure full of immersive interactive activities from the dress up through to the dragon!
The Seahouses Treasure Trail Can you and the kids solve the mystery of the Golden Kipper? Follow the Trail to find and solve the clues as you explore Seahouses on this self-guided treasure hunt themed Trail.
Wicked Wizard of Alnwick Treasure Trail Get out with the kids and explore Alnwick with a self guided detective style Treasure Trail. Follow the Trail route whilst hunting around for the answers to the clues to solve the mystery, all whilst learning about Alnwick!
Heatherslaw Light Railway A weatherproof or sun loving 15 inch gauge steam rail ride, with fully enclosed, partly glazed, and fully open carriage options! Travel alongside the River Till and do some otter spotting or jump off at the stations and explore!
Golden Gate Boat Trips For boat trips you'll always remember. Explore Grace Darling's Lighthouse on Longstone Island, the Inner Farne Bird Sanctuary and Staple Island Bird Sanctuary and see grey seals, puffins and shags.
Puffin Cruises Take a boat trip around Coquet Island to see the puffins, terns, ducks and seals. Also a lighthouse, built by monks and ruins of a monastery window is visible.
Chillingham Wild Cattle Park Come and visit the only herd of purebred Wild Cattle left in England! Truly wild they're a little dangerous and have to be approached with a professional guide: exciting! There are also Roe and Fallow Deer to spot, plus over 50 types of bird so bring your binoculars!
Farne Islands Explore above and below the water with guided cruises around the islands and diving tours of shipwrecks! Plus see loads of seals, sea birds and other natural wonders.
The Alnwick Garden One of the most exciting contemporary gardens to be developed in the last century, it is a magical landscape of unique gardens, features and structures, with walkways in the sky, rope bridges and a Woodland Walk.
Hauxley Nature Reserve The reserve is closed until Summer 2016 while we build our new Wildlife Discovery Centre! The entire reserve is classed a construction site. There are Open Days on 13 September, 11 October, 8 November and 13 December, 10.30am to 3.30pm.
Druridge Bay Country Park 3.5 miles of beautiful beach and sand dunes, plus a large freshwater Lake surrounded by woods and meadows. Visitor centre, cafe, shop and a young children’s play area: sounds good to us!
Bamburgh Beach Miles of sandy beach looking up at Bamburgh Castle. Swimming, surfing and windsurfing permitted but no lifeguard cover. A walk to the south may reveal seals!
Beadnell Beach A magnificent golden sandy beach with watersports including, diving, sailing, surfing, windsurfing, sea canoeing and waterskiing. Good cycling and rambling routes.
Amble Links Beach Sand and shingle beach with nearby medieval monastery and the first Hogwarts. Home to the UKs largest colony of puffins.
Pots and Paws - is a spacious ceramic pottery painting studio in Rothbury. Drop in and paint a piece of pottery from our huge range. We also have a fantastic gift area which also has upcycled furniture and homeware.
The Bunker Giant indoor soft play area, 18 hole crazy golf and the best fish n chips in town! Worth a walk around the area too as stunning ocean views.
Cragside House and Gardens Visit the world's first hydroelectrically lit house, see Britain's tallest tree, get lost in the labyrinth and enjoy the adventure playground, plus spot green woodpeckers, red squirrels and dragonflies!
Slate Hall Riding Centre A riding centre offering lessons, beach rides and treks through beautiful beaches and countryside. All weather arena for lessons. Families are welcome, something for all levels of ability.
The Bunker Crazy Golf An 18 hole outdoor course with locally themed landmarks around the greens and great scenic views. Fun for all, with soft play and fish and chip shop next door!