20 Best Things To Do In Brotherlee Near Me | Day Out With The Kids

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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Brotherlee

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 398 fun things to do in Brotherlee for you and the family to discover, including indoor and soft play areas, museums and art galleries and parks and playgrounds. What's more, the weather shouldn't be a problem – 261 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Brotherlee 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 Brotherlee 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!

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People swimming at Weardale Open Air Swimming Pool in Bishop Auckland

Stanhope Open Air Swimming Pool5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Bishop Auckland
  • Outdoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Stanhope Open Air Swimming Pool is the only heated open air swimming pool in County Durham. The water is heated to a tropical 80+degrees Fahrenheit n...

Waterfall at High Force Waterfall in Middleton

High Force Waterfall

  • Middleton
  • Outdoor
  • National Parks

High Force Waterfall, England's largest waterfall, suddenly and spectacularly drops 70 feet into the plunge pool below! The pretty woodland walk is a...

Water mill at Killhope Lead Mining Museum in Bishop Auckland

Killhope Lead Mining Museum

  • Bishop Auckland
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

If you are looking for somewhere different to go for a day out, bring the family to Killhope, the North of England Lead Mining Museum in the beautifu...

Snow on top Nenthead Mines in Alston

Nenthead Mines

  • Alston
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Caves and Mines

A really fascinating environment to explore with the landscape having been dramatically altered by the lead and zinc mining industry, and not in the...

Kids playing in Hamsterley Forest in Bishop Auckland

Hamsterley Forest

  • Bishop Auckland
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

At Hamsterley Forest, you’ll have a great day out with something for everybody of any age. There’s loads to do, including walking trail and exciting...

Allensford Country Park3 out of 5 starstotal reviews(2)

  • Consett
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Allensford Country Park ticks all the boxes for a simple family day out: children's adventure playground with a range of cool equipment? Check. Picni...

Sheep racing at Hall Hill Playbarn in Lanchester

Hall Hill Playbarn

  • Lanchester
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Your kid will be as busy as a bee at Hall Hill Playbarn in County Durham. Take your family a farm park with tractor rides, handling sessions and lots...

Kynren

Kynren

  • Bishop Auckland
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Are you ready for something truly epic? Time to experience Kynren - the must-see live action outdoor theatre  show which brings 2,000 of English hist...

Steam Train from South Tynedale Railway in Alston

South Tynedale Railway

  • Alston
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

South Tynedale Railway gives you and the kids the chance to travel on trains hauled by wonderfully preserved vintage steam and diesel locomotives fro...

Kids roleplaying at Believe & Be in Consett

Believe & Be5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Consett
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Set your kids on the road to who they’ll become, or just let them have loads of fun, at Believe & Be. It’s a child-sized town where kids can play...

People on horses at Field House Equestrian Centre in Crook

Field House Equestrian Centre

  • Crook
  • Outdoor
  • Horse Riding and Stables

Field House Equestrian Centre is a fully BHS Approved Riding Centre and Pony Club nestled in the midst of the beautiful Wear Valley, providing the id...

Soft play slide at Jumbo Jungle in Consett

Jumbo Jungle

  • Consett
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

At Jumb Jungle they have 11,000 sq ft of non-stop fun and games and its all under one roof to keep both the adults and children happy for hours, some...

Play area at Clart About Sensory Cafe in Consett

Clart About Sensory Cafe

  • Consett
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Looking for a place where you can relax while the little ones play? At Clart About Sensory Cafe, you can bring your young kids (0-8 years) for playti...

Teesdale Sports Centre

Teesdale Sports Centre

  • Barnard Castle
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Teesdale Sports Centre This modern family friendly centre offers a good standard swimming pool with swimming lessons available if needed and loads of...

Outside view of Barnard Castle

Barnard Castle

  • Barnard Castle
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Castles and Palaces

Barnard Castle is a charming historical visit great for both kids who like to get imaginative in the atmosphere and for those more academic types wan...

Outside view of The Bowes Museum in Barnard Castle

The Bowes Museum

  • Barnard Castle
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The young and the young-at-heart can explore The Bowes Museum through the provision of interactive games and activities throughout the Museum. Grab y...

Outside view of Raby Castle in Darlington

Raby Castle

  • Darlington
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Castles and Palaces

Every single one of the atmospheric rooms in Raby Castle, from the magnificent Barons' Hall to the Mediaeval Kitchen gives fascinating insights into...

Family on Murder Mystery Trail

Lanchester Village Mystery Treasure Trail

  • Durham
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Calling on all young (and older) Sherlocks out there! On the Lanchester Village Mystery Treasure Trail you’ll have to face a crime and eliminate susp...

Kids looking for clues on Treasure Trail

Hexham Treasure Hunt Trail

  • Hexham
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Throw away your captain’s hat and hook for something a little more fitting: a thinking cap! You’ll need it on the Hexham Treasure Hunt Trail. What is...

Girls at Hexham Old Gaol

Hexham Old Gaol

  • Hexham
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Hexham Old Gaol was built in 1330 and is the oldest custom built prison in England and has a befittingly rich history of plagues, bribed guards and j...

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