The Best Things To Do In Barnard Castle Near Me | Day Out With The Kids

Best Things To Do & Days Out In Barnard Castle

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 444 fun things to do in Barnard Castle for you and the family to discover, including indoor and soft play areas, tourist attractions and museums and art galleries.

What's more, the weather shouldn't be a problem – 297 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Barnard Castle day out for your family is easy – simply explore the links below or use the filters at the top of the page to plan your next adventure.

Want to know what to do with the nature lovers in your family? Walk on the wild side and visit our Animals listings for zoos, safari parks and wildlife parks. Or are you looking for nearby places to visit in Barnard Castle with a culture vulture? We've picked the best children's museums, discovery centres and historic locations in the Sightseeing section.

If you're after a big day out during the school holidays, we can tell you where the nearest theme park, water park or ski slope is. For quieter days near home in term time, we can help you find the best soft play, leisure centre or pottery cafe.

For teachers planning the next class trip, many places are educational and suitable for all ages, from babies and toddlers to teens. Never be stuck for what to do with the kids again!

  1. Teesdale Sports Centre

    Teesdale Sports Centre

    Barnard Castle

    Swimming Pools and Leisure CentresSwimming Pools and Leisure Centres

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 0.2 miles from Barnard Castle
  2. Outside view of The Bowes Museum in Barnard Castle

    The Bowes Museum

    Barnard Castle

    Museums and Art GalleriesMuseums and Art Galleries

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 0.4 miles from Barnard Castle
  3. Outside view of Barnard Castle

    Barnard Castle

    Barnard Castle

    Castles and PalacesCastles and Palaces

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor 0.5 miles from Barnard Castle
  4. Ruins of Egglestone Abbey in Barnard Castle

    Egglestone Abbey

    Barnard Castle

    LandmarksLandmarks

    Suitable for 4+ Outdoor 1.3 miles from Barnard Castle
  5. Goats at Wetheriggs Animal Rescue in Barnard Castle

    Wetheriggs Animal Rescue

    Barnard Castle

    Children's FarmsChildren's Farms

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 3.6 miles from Barnard Castle
  6. Outside view of Raby Castle in Darlington

    Raby Castle

    Darlington

    Castles and PalacesCastles and Palaces

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor 5.4 miles from Barnard Castle
  7. Kids playing in Hamsterley Forest in Bishop Auckland

    Hamsterley Forest

    Bishop Auckland

    Parks and PlaygroundsParks and Playgrounds

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 9.1 miles from Barnard Castle
  8. People on horses at Field House Equestrian Centre in Crook

    Field House Equestrian Centre

    Crook

    Horse Riding and StablesHorse Riding and Stables

    Suitable for 4+ Outdoor 11.6 miles from Barnard Castle
  9. Cafe at The Station in Richmond

    The Station

    Richmond

    Museums and Art GalleriesMuseums and Art Galleries

    Suitable for all ages Indoor 12.3 miles from Barnard Castle
  10. Kids looking for clues on Treasure Trail

    Richmond Treasure Hunt Trail

    Richmond

    Tourist AttractionsTourist Attractions

    Suitable for 4+ Outdoor 12.4 miles from Barnard Castle
  11. Outside view of Richmond Castle

    Richmond Castle

    Richmond

    Tourist AttractionsTourist Attractions

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 12.5 miles from Barnard Castle
  12. Girl on train at Locomotion in Shildon

    Locomotion

    Shildon

    Museums and Art GalleriesMuseums and Art Galleries

    3 star rating Rating 3/5 (2 reviews)

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 12.6 miles from Barnard Castle
  13. Waterfall at High Force Waterfall in Middleton

    High Force Waterfall

    Middleton

    National ParksNational Parks

    Suitable for 9+ Outdoor 12.8 miles from Barnard Castle
  14. Soft play frame at Ruff N Tumble Adventure World in Newton Aycliffe

    Ruff N Tumble Adventure World

    Newton Aycliffe

    Indoor and Soft Play AreasIndoor and Soft Play Areas

    3 star rating Rating 3/5 (2 reviews)

    Suitable for all ages Indoor 14.2 miles from Barnard Castle
  15. Empire Cinema screen

    Empire Catterick Garrison

    Richmond

    Cinemas and TheatresCinemas and Theatres

    Suitable for Indoor 14.2 miles from Barnard Castle
  16. People swimming at Weardale Open Air Swimming Pool in Bishop Auckland

    Stanhope Open Air Swimming Pool

    Bishop Auckland

    Swimming Pools and Leisure CentresSwimming Pools and Leisure Centres

    5 star rating Rating 5/5 (1 reviews)

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 14.4 miles from Barnard Castle
  17. Planet Leisure

    Planet Leisure

    Newton Aycliffe

    Activity CentresActivity Centres

    5 star rating Rating 5/5 (1 reviews)

    Suitable for all ages Indoor 14.4 miles from Barnard Castle
  18. Outside view of Create and Paint in Darlington

    Create and Paint

    Darlington

    Arts and CraftsArts and Crafts

    Suitable for all ages Indoor 14.6 miles from Barnard Castle
  19. Head of Steam - Darlington Railway Museum

    Head of Steam - Darlington Railway Museum

    Darlington

    Railway and Transport AttractionsRailway and Transport Attractions

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor 14.6 miles from Barnard Castle
  20. Swimming pool at The Dolphin Centre in Darlington

    The Dolphin Centre

    Darlington

    Swimming Pools and Leisure CentresSwimming Pools and Leisure Centres

    Suitable for all ages Indoor 14.7 miles from Barnard Castle