Cragside House and Gardens (13 miles)
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!
Wentworth Leisure Centre (21 miles)
Wentworth Leisure Centre
A leisure centre with pool, play and bowling facilities. Swim and have fun in our pools and splash areas. Enjoy a game in our bowling alley at Wentworth Bowl,play in Jungle Jacks soft play area and enjoy refreshments at our pool side Cafe.
Diggerland Durham (26 miles)
With well over a dozen differing interactive elements to push, pull, play with and drive, this is a day-ful of digger for sure! Open every school holiday except Xmas.
The Bunker (29 miles)
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.
Planet Leisure (40 miles)
Offering indoor adventure play, bowling, ice skating and for over 8s thrilling laser tag and aerial trekking!
Redcar Beacon (46 miles)
Offers visitors the chance to enjoy 360 degree views of Redcar seafront from 80ft up. Lift available, open roof terrace topped.
Abbott Lodge (56 miles)
Visit their livestock, play on their indoor and outdoor play areas and treat yourselves to one of their huge range of homemade ice creams! Best for under 8s.
Rheged (56 miles)
Located in Europes largest grass covered building, children visiting Rheged can get creative in our pottery painting workshop or play in turrets and tunnels outdoor adventure playground. We have an indoor soft play area and the largest 3d cinema in the north west. There are childrens events every school...
Falconry Days (26 miles)
A professional bird of prey centre that provides a range of different experiences, from falconry days to owl encounters. Family Activity Experience available. Over 75 birds from around the world. Visitor centre and picnic area.
Kielder Water Bird of Prey Centre (33 miles)
Kielder Water Bird of Prey Centre
With regular flying demonstrations, handling sessions and loads to learn not just about the birds themselves but the captive breeding and conservation programmes, this is a fascinating day out for bird lovers of all ages.
Whitehouse Farm Centre (3 miles)
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!
Eshottheugh Animal Park (7 miles)
Eshottheugh Animal Park
Animal Park covering 14 acres with lots of animals including meerkats, miniature donkeys, a skunk, rabbits, guinea pigs, ferrets, raccoons, parma wallabies, tortoises, micro pigs, miniature Shetland ponies, donkeys, a fox, goats and many different breeds of hens. We also have a Tea Room & outdoor play centre
Newbiggin Maritime Centre (7 miles)
Newbiggin Maritime Centre
Discover life in a historic fishing village through the interactive exhibitions and thoughtful exhibits. It's next to a play park and a sandy beach with rock pools, so take a picnic and make a day of it!
Bailiffgate Museum (17 miles)
is a museum and gallery telling the history of Alnwick and district with colourful displays and activities. It is an indoor attraction.
The Heritage Centre at Bellingham (22 miles)
The Heritage Centre at Bellingham
A fabulous local history facility with oodles of interactive bits for younger kids to break up the visit. Regular events held, contact for details.
Grace Darling Museum (30 miles)
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.
Concordia Leisure Centre (7 miles)
Concordia Leisure Centre
features an interactive kids' leisure pool with squirtums, sensory boards and underwater artwork. There is also a huge indoor play area for children with bouncy castles, Little Tykes climbing frames and more.
Prudhoe Waterworld (16 miles)
A large leisure pool with wave machine, aqua slide and beach area where children and adults can swim, play and relax, or while the children are playing in our Space Jack's Soft Play area, you can enjoy a drink or something to eat in the cafe.
Haltwhistle Swimming and Leisure Centre (34 miles)
Haltwhistle Swimming and Leisure Centre
Leisure centre with 3 outdoor pools, a 25 metre pool with giant flume slide, dedicated learner pool, and tots' paddling pool with fun toys for toddlers and babies. There is also a great adventure play area.
Treasure Island (1 miles)
is an indoor soft play centre, cafe and party venue with a giant frame and pirate ship for the kids and reasonably priced food, free Wi-Fi and decent coffee for the adults. We also run weekly classes during term and special events during the school holidays.
Space to Play Bedlington (4 miles)
Space to Play Bedlington
Exciting woodland themed play frame for kids up to the ages of 10. Separate toddler and baby areas, plus dressing up area, and Cosy Corner with books. Birthday party packages offered too.
Banana Beach Indoor Adventure Play (6 miles)
Banana Beach Indoor Adventure Play
A tropical themed indoor play area with only a few levels but well themed and constructed with plenty to do for the smaller kids and an inflatable shark whose mouth you can slide out of!
TJ's Jungle (6 miles)
The toddlers' area is strictly for under 4s and has a slide shooting into a ball pool, soft toys and a climbing area while the bigger kids' play area has 5 levels with 5 different slides, 4 ariel runways, large ball pool and a tree house with jungle sound effects!
Bounce Indoor Play Centre (7 miles)
Bounce Indoor Play Centre
Cool multi level adventure soft play structure with great slides, toddler zone, sports court, bounce house, inflatable fun arena and pretty good coffee! What more do you want?
Castle Mania Indoor Adventure Play (12 miles)
The Funstation (16 miles)
Offers a multi level adventure playframe with giant 4 lane slide, spiral slide, football area, aerial skyglide and a fantastic baby and toddler area with interactive ball juggling machine and more!
Crackers Soft Play (33 miles)
Crackers Soft Play
Multi level indoor play centre with fun features for all plus a sensory room! Particularly popular restaurant facility.
Woodhorn Museum and Gardens (6 miles)
Woodhorn Museum and Gardens
A great attraction for the whole family with hands on activities, an events programme and that all important cup of tea! Don't forget to enjoy a trip on the Woodhorn Railway Society's Narrow Gauge Train.
Alnwick Castle (17 miles)
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!
Hexham Old Gaol (21 miles)
Hexham Old Gaol
Tour the Old Gaol built in 1330 with a rich history of plagues, bribed guards and jail breaks for your discovery amongst many other interesting stories! Semi interactive displays help keep kids interested. A welcoming environment!
Hexham Abbey (21 miles)
A stunning abbey with over 1300 years of history to discover. An interactive exhibition, full of facts and things to do. Anglo Saxon crypt, medieval stairs plus a monastic herb garden to explore.
Dunstanburgh Castle (22 miles)
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!
Preston Tower (24 miles)
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.
Chillingham Castle (26 miles)
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!
Hadrians Wall and Fort (27 miles)
Hadrians Wall and Fort
The inspiration for the now infamous Game of Thrones series, this is an 80 mile long wall of wonder with intriguing archaeological remains, the infamous Sycamore Gap and amazing views worth taking a camera for.
Vindolanda (29 miles)
A Roman encampment site with adjacent museum combine to make a memorable day genuinely enjoying learning! Offers a captivating insight into the garrisons of Hadrian's Wall.
Bamburgh Castle (30 miles)
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!
Lindisfarne Castle (35 miles)
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!
Lindisfarne Centre (35 miles)
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.
Kielder Observatory (36 miles)
A public astronomical observatory under some of the darkest skies in Europe. Open most evenings for a variety of different events. Interactive and informative. Weekly family Astronomy evenings, plus special events during school holidays.
Go Ape Matfen (14 miles)
Go Ape Matfen
The UK's No.1 Forest Adventure. Award winning outdoor adventure activities. Families and friends can enjoy a day out like no other. Fly down zip wires, leap off Tarzan Swings and tackle obstacles whilst enjoying some of Britain’s most breathtaking scenery.
The Bike Place in Kielder (36 miles)
The Bike Place in Kielder
Bike hire centre located in superb habitat for rare birds and animals. Varied range of trails available to cycle along, suitable for all abilities. Trail maps and helpful free advice available.
Wicked Wizard of Alnwick Treasure Trail (17 miles)
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!
Puffin Cruises (12 miles)
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.
Golden Gate Boat Trips (28 miles)
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.
Heatherslaw Light Railway (36 miles)
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!
Carlisle Park (< 1 mile)
A beautiful park that is free to visit. Contains an aviary, an 11th century motte and bailey, an herb garden and woodland. Play areas, paddling pool plus a skate park. Free to visit.
Northumberlandia (6 miles)
Explore the 4 miles of trails around the body of an enormous lady reclining on the countryside, sculpted from 1.5 million tonnes of ground! With visitor centre, cafe and friendly experts to chat with, this is a walk you simply won't forget. Unique!
Ridley Park (8 miles)
Comprises a water play area, two big playgrounds well equipped for differing age groups, tennis courts, putting and bowling greens. Part of Sustrans National Cycle Route 1 too!
Druridge Bay Country Park (9 miles)
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!
Thanks for all the great things to do and Kids Fun near Morpeth with kids you keep sending in.
Now we have the easter and summer holidays fast approaching, we're trying to find the best days out and as many fun things to do with kids as possible, especially cheap and free family friendly places to visit this year - theme parks, waterparks and swimming pools, museums, indoor playcentres and softplay for toddlers, petting farms, wildlife parks and zoos, aquariums, horse riding, castles, steam railways, pottery making and ceramic cafes, roller and ice skating rinks, karting tracks, snowdomes, dry and indoor ski slopes, climbing walls, activity centres, outdoor play at the best local parks, ten pin bowling alleys and all the other best family tourist attractions, that you can visit at the weekend.
Also teachers may find the site useful for ideas for the best places to take their classes on school journeys with many historical and educational atractions listed
So, if you've been for great days out with the kids, or a school trip, which isn't shown above, just send in an email and we'll add it on so people visiting on holidays and all the other children in Northumberland can enjoy the great day out as well.
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