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Family Days Out near to Earsdon
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Murton Equestrian Centre (1 miles)
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Murton Equestrian Centre is a friendly, family run riding school approved by The British Horse Society, Association of British Riding Schools and The Pony Club. Established in 1976 by the Sharp family and today managed by their daughter Leigh Belbin, the centre has a long-standing love of horses and teaching people to ride.
The Whitley Bay Treehouse (2 miles)
Whitley Bay
The Whitley Bay Treehouse An award winning Children's Indoor Soft Play venue with 3,000 sq ft of slides, climbs, cargo nets and much more. We also have a dedicated toddler section. We have a cafe with fresh coffee and homemade scones. Free Parking. Free Wi-Fi.
Waves Leisure Centre (2 miles)
Whitley Bay
Waves Leisure Centre features three high octane water slides, wave machine, pirate ship with mini slides and water geysers, plus a tipping water treasure chest and water squirting animals in the play area.
Whitley Bay Ice Rink (2 miles)
Whitley Bay
Whitley Bay Ice Rink Whether you are an experienced ice skater, hockey player or absolute beginner, the Ice Rink is available all the year round for you to have fun and also home to Whitley Warriors Ice Hockey team.
The Splat Centre (2 miles)
Whitley Bay
The Splat Centre A Shop, Play, Learn and Talk centre for children that is simply the perfect place for family fun and indoor play and learning in a safe, sociable environment. Also home to The Splat Coffee Lounge, The Splat Academy, The Splat Shop and Splat Birthday Parties.
Stephenson Railway Museum (2 miles)
North Shields
Stephenson Railway Museum Re-live the glorious days of the steam railway at the Stephenson Railway Museum. Many fun activities for all ages are also held alongside varying exhibitions.
Wacky Warehouse - Magic Lantern (2 miles)
North Shields
Wacky Warehouse - Magic Lantern Indoor play area with loads of slides and features and dedicated toddler zone, attached to a family restaurant.
Jacks Den (2 miles)
Whitley Bay
Jacks Den A great place for children (aged 0 to 8) to play in a safe and fun environment, and a relaxing cafe for parents to unwind in.
Tynemouth Pool (3 miles)
North Shields
Tynemouth Pool Standard swim facility with 1, 3 and 5m diving boards and fun sessions.
St Marys Lighthouse (3 miles)
Whitley Bay
St Marys Lighthouse Panoramic views plus exhibits explaining the history of the lighthouse and providing insights about the wildlife outside. The small, yet important Nature Reserve comprises rock pools, a beach, freshwater ponds and grassland, providing habitats for a rich variety of marine life and birds.
Whitley Bay South Beach (3 miles)
Whitley Bay
Whitley Bay South Beach The sand and rock pool beach to the north of the parade is long and lovely. Walk across the causeway to St Mary's Island and the gleaming white lighthouse.
Squiggles N Giggles (3 miles)
Killingworth
Squiggles N Giggles Is an Award Winning messy, creative and sensory group, the only one in the North East with both indoor and outdoor space. Sessions are suitable for babies aged from 5 or 6 months up to age 7. Children grow in confidence as they become part of a sociable group and develop their skills by participating.
Blue Reef Aquarium (3 miles)
Tynemouth
Blue Reef Aquarium Take the ultimate undersea safari at the award-winning Blue Reef Aquarium in Tynemouth where there's a world of underwater adventure just waiting to be discovered.
Longsands Beach (3 miles)
Tynemouth
Longsands Beach Sandy beach with good swimming and popular with surfers. Aquarium and facilities nearby, and a short walk away is a smaller version of the beach which is a little quieter.
KiKis Kabin (3 miles)
North Shields
KiKis Kabin Award winning soft play with multiple toddler area and dedicated special needs session. Also does parties.
Pots and Pancakes (4 miles)
North Shields
Pots and Pancakes We are a paint your own pottery cafe located in North Shields.
Tynemouth Priory and Castle (4 miles)
Tynemouth
Tynemouth Priory and Castle Overlooking King Edward's Bay by Longsands Beach, this 2000 year old fortification with stunning views has a great interactive exhibition.
Starbowl North Shields (4 miles)
North Shields
Starbowl North Shields Kids love bowling, and if they are under 6 they can use a ramp and gutter guards. Great family fun!
Arbeia Roman Fort (4 miles)
South Shields
Arbeia Roman Fort Explore reconstructed Roman buildings and see excavations of the Roman Fort. Also holds exciting events during summer.
Concordia Leisure Centre (4 miles)
Cramlington
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.
Segedunum Roman Fort and Museum (4 miles)
Wallsend
Segedunum Roman Fort and Museum It is the most excavated Fort along the Wall and has a large interactive museum plus a 35 metre high viewing tower providing outstanding views across this World Heritage Site.
South Shields Museum and Art Gallery (5 miles)
South Shields
South Shields Museum and Art Gallery Explores the story of South Tyneside through sensational displays, hands-on exhibits and stunning art. Worth timing a visit for an event day.
Pirates Cove (5 miles)
Jarrow
Pirates Cove Pirate themed indoor playground, with dedicated toddler section and plenty of classic fun features like slides, climbs and ballpits to keep them entertained.
Haven Point (5 miles)
South Shields
Haven Point Offering competition size and teaching pools plus leisure waters with slides, sprays, bubble spa and water play.
Dunes Bowl (5 miles)
South Shields
Dunes Bowl Offers ten pin bowling at it's best. They have 12 brand new state of the art lanes with Glow in The Dark Bowling at nights and weekends.
Ocean Beach Pleasure Park (5 miles)
South Shields
Ocean Beach Pleasure Park - Rollercoasters, Dodgems, Go Karts, Mini Teacups and much more come and join us for a fun filled family day out. Free Admission Amusement Park, where you pay as you play, situated on the North East Coast. Check website for ticket offers.
Quasar Elite (5 miles)
South Shields
Quasar Elite The ultimate indoor sci-fi action adventure for all ages: an exciting laser tag game which encourages children to work together as a team. Also suitable (and encouraged) for parents to join in! The object of this fun game is simple: aim your weapon at the opposition, fire, and rack up the points!
The Dunes Adventure Island (5 miles)
South Shields
The Dunes Adventure Island Open 7 days a week. A huge soft play area for children and parents to enjoy.
Ridley Park (5 miles)
Blyth
Ridley Park 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.
Parklands Mini Golf (5 miles)
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Parklands Mini Golf Beautifully crafted, floodlit 18 hole course featuring a synthetic putting surface so it’s open all year round. There’s no need to book and open competitions are available.
TJ's Jungle (5 miles)
Cramlington
TJ's Jungle - has two play areas designed to suit all ages. The toddlers area is designed for under 4's and has a slide shooting into a ball pool, soft toys and a climbing area. The large play area has five levels which holds 5 different slides, a large ball pool, 4 ariel runways, log climbs, rope bridge and a tree...
Override Skate Park (6 miles)
Jarrow
Override Skate Park Welcomes over 5s: their ramps are suitable for all ages and levels from beginners to experienced. They work with beginners in a safe environment to show them how to use the skate park responsibly and enjoyably.
Newcastle Climbing Centre (6 miles)
Newcastle upon Tyne
Newcastle Climbing Centre A spectacular climbing environment with an internal height of 15 metres and over 1200 square metres of climbing walls for roped climbing and bouldering for over 5s.
Popolo Ceramico (6 miles)
Newcastle upon Tyne
Popolo Ceramico Children’s ceramic parties in the heart of Newcastle upon Tyne. All activities take place indoors in central Gosforth at the amazing Play Station soft play children's activity centre. Each party lasts around 2 hours and prices start at £10 a head. Food and drinks available all day.
Bounce Indoor Play Centre (6 miles)
Blyth
Bounce Indoor Play Centre 11,000 square feet of kiddies playcentre on three levels including ball pools, wavy slides - toddler and baby area - great idea if you are looking for things to do with the kids
Victoria Tunnel (6 miles)
Newcastle upon Tyne
Victoria Tunnel An authentic and immersive historical experience down in the tunnel with guided commentary. Educational and entertaining but if taking young ones be warned of the ghostly element! Limited opening.
Seven Stories (6 miles)
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Seven Stories The UK's first children's book museum. As well as oodles of books to examine, join in with dressing-up and dramatic fun, story times, creative writing and wordplay, illustration and craft activities.
Stepney Bank Stables (6 miles)
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Stepney Bank Stables is a BHS approved riding school. Our well mannered horses and highly qualified and experienced instructors cater for complete beginners up to competent riders. Lessons available for children aged 3 upwards. Birthday parties and pony days also available. Indoor and outdoor riding arenas. Free parking.
Laing Art Gallery (7 miles)
Newcastle upon Tyne
Laing Art Gallery A dynamic exhibition programme brings an exiting variety of art to your doorstep, while fun learning events encourage even the youngest children to get involved. Our impressive permanent collection includes work by John Martin and Henry Moore and an under 5s area.
Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art (7 miles)
Gateshead
Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art Children of any age can come along and get creative! There is a huge area where you can draw, create and play. And if you like detective work, we have free explorer packs to take around the exhibitions. Plus special free events for families in the holidays.
Castle Keep (7 miles)
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Castle Keep One of the finest surviving examples of a Norman Keep in the country. One of many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do in Newcastle-Upon-Tyne with kids.
Newcastle United Stadium Tour (7 miles)
Newcastle
Newcastle United Stadium Tour The tour will take you on an historic journey around areas that you will never have seen before. All tours must be pre booked. Tours last approximately 75 minutes.
Wacky Warehouse - Story Book (7 miles)
Boldon
Wacky Warehouse - Story Book Following the familiar Wacky pattern of kids indoor play structure attached to a pub serving reasonably priced food and refreshment, so the kids run themselves ragged while you have a rest, simple but effective!
BBC Newcastle Tour (7 miles)
Newcastle
BBC Newcastle Tour Public tour of BBC Newcastle Television and Radio Studios. You can visit our busy newsroom see how studios are set up and what goes on behind the scenes. Have a go at presenting the news or weather in our interactive studio, or dress up and sit at Tracy Beakers desk.
Newcastle Treasure Trail (7 miles)
Newcastle
Newcastle Treasure Trail is a fun way to explore the city on foot. The route engages a group in seeking the answers to clues and eventually finding the answer to the mystery. Clue answers are found on statues, monuments and signs around Newcastle.
Centre for Life (7 miles)
Newcastle upon Tyne
Centre for Life Life is an award-winning Science Centre full of exciting exhibitions and activities. Life's science explainers are on hand around the Centre to help you get the most out of your visit. Life is home to the North East's only 4D Motion Ride, the biggest planetarium in the North, the Young...
Discovery Museum (7 miles)
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Discovery Museum Discovery is the North East'€™s most popular free museum and the place to find out about life on Tyneside. From the area's renowned maritime history to world-changing science and technology it has something for everyone. The museum is bursting with hands-on interactives, which makes it the perfect...
Space to Play Bedlington (8 miles)
Bedlington
Space to Play Bedlington An exciting world of discovery and adventure, where children of all ages can come to learn, explore and have fun.
Mister Twisters Wacky World of Fun (8 miles)
Gateshead
Mister Twisters Wacky World of Fun Perhaps the north's largest children's play venue with a massive 4-storey climbing frame, soft sports pitch, and separate toddler zone.
1st Bowl Newcastle (8 miles)
Newcastle
1st Bowl Newcastle Kids love bowling, and if they are under 6 they can use a ramp and gutter guards. Great family fun!

Thanks for all the great things to do in Earsdon 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 Tyne and Wear can enjoy the great day out as well.



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