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Best Things To Do Indoors In Durham

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Tree at Crook Hall and Gardens in Durham

Crook Hall & Gardens

  • Durham
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

At Crook Hall and Gardens the beautiful gardens include: The Secret Walled Garden, Shakespeare Garden, Cathedral Garden and The Silver and White Gard...

Durham Cathedral and cottages on riverside at Durham Museum and Heritage Centre

Durham Museum and Heritage Centre

  • Durham
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Durham Museum and Heritage Centre is situated in an historic Listed building that was once the parish church of the North Bailey. It was rebuilt in t...

Outside view of Oriental Museum in Durham

Oriental Museum

  • Durham
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The Oriental Museum is a family friendly place to find out all about a diverse range of cultures and countries, from pre history to present day. Ther...

Kids touching pine tree at Durham Botanic Garden

Durham Botanic Garden

  • Durham
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Durham Botanic Garden has plant collections from around the world, including China, Japan, North America, South Africa, New Zealand and Chile, as wel...

Girl drawing at Durham Cathedral

Durham Cathedral

  • Durham
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Landmarks

Durham Cathedral is a worthwhile visit whether you are interested in religion, history, architecture or nature! Welcoming of all faiths and ages, thi...

Infinite air foam pits

Infinite Air Trampoline Park5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Durham
  • Indoor
  • Trampoline Parks

Infinite Air offers 16,000 sq ft of trampolines (that's over 80 of them!) with a whopping 14m high roof so you and your over 8s can literally reach f...

Kids at Top Gear Karting in Durham

TopGear Karting

  • Durham
  • Indoor
  • Go Karting and Driving

TopGear Karting in Durham gives you karting and entertainment in one! Improve your racing techniques in a basic open session or just enjoy good fun r...

Cakes and play area at Messy Plays in Durham

Dragonflies Durham

  • Durham
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Dragonflies Durham uses messy play sessions and sensory play to inspire parents and teach children! From water and sand to spaghetti and paint, you c...

Colourful Chameleons finished art

Colourful Chameleons

  • Durham
  • Indoor
  • Pottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes

Colourful Chameleons is a friendly arts and crafts studio in Durham where you can  paint your own pottery in a relaxed, cafe style environment. There...

Boy on climbing wall at Durham Climbing Centre

Durham Climbing Centre

  • Durham
  • Indoor
  • Climbing

Durham Climbing Centre caters for every level of climber from novice to very advanced, so it's great for everyone, whatever their age and ability lev...

Adventure Valley

Adventure Valley5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Durham
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

If you’re looking for a place with endless fun and adventure for the most energetic of kids, then Adventure Valley is the place for you. There’s the...

Two kids standing next to the donkeys at Hall Hill Farm (Image Credit: Hall Hill Farm Website)

Hall Hill Farm

  • Lanchester
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Fancy a fantastic family day at the farm? Look no further than Hall Hill Farm in Lanchester! From running wild on the adventure playground to feeding...

Inflatable courses at Holmside Park in Durham

Holmside Park

  • Chester-le-Street
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Want to escape the heat, or hide from the rain? With 50000 ft2 of indoor play on offer, you can enjoy Holmside Park no matter the weather! With activ...

Spennymoor Leisure Centre

Spennymoor Leisure Centre4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Spennymoor
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

This is a great chance to get a tropical leisure park swim indoors and at any time of year!Spennymoor Leisure Centre has a nice big free form Leisure...

Climbing walls at Newton Aycliffe Leisure Centre

Newton Aycliffe Leisure Centre

  • Newton Aycliffe
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Are you longing for an action packed day spent with all the family? Then grab your sport-kits, swimming costumes and get on down to Newton Aycliffe L...

Part of the play centre at Dream Big Role Play Centre

Dream Big Role Play Centre

  • Durham
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Do your little ones have a vivid imagination? Take them over to Dream Big Role Play Centre in Durham, where they’ll get to dress up, explore, and pla...

Kids playing football at Houghton Sports & Wellness Centre

Houghton Sports & Wellness Centre

  • Houghton-le-Spring
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Sports Centres

Feeling sporty today? Gather the kids and head out to Houghton Sports & Wellness Centre for a non-stop active day out. Practice your kickflips at...

Street at Beamish Open Air Museum

Beamish Open Air Museum

  • Beamish
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Beamish, Britain's favourite open air museum, set in over 300 acres of beautiful countryside, vividly recreates life in the North of England in the e...

Kids playing laser tag at Laser Battlefield in Beamish

Laser Battlefield

  • Beamish
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Laser Tag

Laser Battlefield If you've loved Call of Duty type games on XBOX or Playstation, or just want to know what it feels like to be a member of a special...

Soft play area at Louisa Lagoon Adventure Play in Stanley

Louisa Lagoon Adventure Play

  • Stanley
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Louisa Lagoon Adventure Play is a giant four-level play frame jam packed with fun for children aged 5 years + (up to height 49). There's slippery sli...

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