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Best Treasure Hunts In Durham

We've rounded up the best treasure hunts in Durham in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 0 Durham treasure hunts to pick from.Alternatively, why not explore some other sightseeing days out nearby, including museums and art galleries, or tourist attractions. Find the perfect places to go with your kids and get out on your next adventure!

All the treasure hunts we list are rated according to the ages they are suitable for, facilities and whether they are suitable for rainy days or best when the sun is shining.

Many of the places we list are historic or educational in nature and would be suitable for class trips or as ways to keep the learning up whilst having fun over the school holidays.

Find your perfect day out

We're still waiting to list treasure hunts in Durham but there's still plenty of fun to be had – try one of these instead!

Map and booklet for Wicked Wizard of Alnwick Treasure Trail

Wicked Wizard of Alnwick Treasure Trail

  • Alnwick
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

The Wicked Wizard of Alnwick self guided Mystery Themed Treasure Trail is a great way of getting the whole family out exploring rather than just wand...

Kids on broomsticks at Alnwick Castle

Alnwick Castle

  • Alnwick
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Medieval knights, dragons, dressing up AND Harry Potter?! Alnwick Castle may very well be heaven on earth. The castle has a fantastically rich histor...

Ruins of Dunstanburgh Castle by sea in Alnwick

Dunstanburgh Castle

  • Alnwick
  • Outdoor
  • Castles and Palaces

Dunstanburgh Castle This iconic castle ruin was once upon a time one of the largest and most grandiose forts in Northern England, still even now thor...

Lights at night in The Alnwick Garden

The Alnwick Garden

  • Alnwick
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

The Alnwick Garden is home to one of the world's largest wooden tree houses, with walkways in the sky, rope bridges and a fantastic place to eat in t...

Woodhorn Museum

Woodhorn Museum

  • Ashington
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Woodhorn Museum is a great attraction for the whole family, with plenty of hands on activities, some blockbuster exhibitions, and a great events prog...

The Heritage Centre at Bellingham entrance with flowers

The Heritage Centre at Bellingham

  • Bellingham
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The Heritage Centre at Bellingham Families with young children are especially welcome at the Heritage Centre, Bellingham. As well as viewing the disp...

People flying kites at Newbiggin Maritime Centre

Newbiggin Maritime Centre

  • Newbiggin-by-the-Sea
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Newbiggin Maritime Centre is an accessible, all weather family attraction, open all year. Discover life in a historic fishing village through the Mar...

Puffin Birds at Puffin Cruises in Amble

Puffin Cruises

  • Amble
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Dave Gray's Boat Trips have been running happy families between Coquet Island and Amble harbour for just over forty years now, so you can be sure the...

Gravel path at Cragside House, Gardens and Estate in Morpeth

Cragside House, Gardens and Estate

  • Morpeth
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

As well as being the first house in the whole world to be lit by hydroelectricity, Cragside House is also full of Lord Armstrong's amazing inventions...

Georgian school teacher in classroom at Bailiffgate Museum in Alnwick

Bailiffgate Museum

  • Alnwick
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Bailiffgate Museum is a fun day out for all the family. It tells the history of Alnwick and district in colourful, interactive displays. Highlights i...

A family taking part in a Hunt Fun trail

Hunt Fun Redcar

  • Redcar
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Hit the road and join the hunt for codes and clues on the Hunt Fun Redcar trail. It’s a great way to get the whole gang outdoors and working together...

A family taking part in a Hunt Fun trail

Hunt Fun Guisborough

  • Guisborough
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

If you’re always looking for ways to get the family together, look no further: the Hunt Fun Guisborough trail gets you outdoors and exploring every n...

Fountain and Laburnum at Helmsley Walled Garden

Helmsley Walled Garden

  • Helmsley
  • Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

Fancy a relaxing walk in the park? Or maybe a family picnic in a beautiful location? You can do this and much more at Helmsley Walled Garden. Explore...

Outside view of Nunnington Hall in York

Nunnington Hall

  • York
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Nunnington Hall Nestled on the quiet banks of the River Rye, you and yours can enjoy the atmosphere of this beautiful Yorkshire manor house and it's...

Outside view of Redcar Beacon

Redcar Beacon

  • Redcar
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Get ready to climb 80ft up the Redcar Beacon, with 7 floors and incredible 360-degree views of the seafront all year long! Begin your family trek up...

Kids looking for clues on Treasure Trail

Helmsley Mystery Treasure Trail

  • Helmsley
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Who doesn’t love a mystery? Especially one with a medieval castle in the mix! Join the hunt on the Helmsley Mystery Treasure Trail. On your hunt for...

Outside view of Newby Hall Adventure Garden in Ripon

Newby Hall Adventure Garden

  • Ripon
  • Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

Newby's exciting Adventure Garden for Children has been thoughtfully and safely designed for children of all ages, from the paddling pool, sandpit an...

Entrance to Beck Isle Museum in Pickering

Beck Isle Museum

  • Pickering
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Beck Isle Museum is a beautiful Grade II* listed museum in the small market town of Pickering. It’s dedicated entirely to local history and there’s c...

Train journeys at North Yorkshire Moors Railway in Pickering

North Yorkshire Moors Railway

  • Pickering
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Fancy a trip to Hogsmeade; the famous train station seen in Harry Potter? Then take a trip on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway and enjoy a day out f...

Scientific observation at Museum of Victorian Science in Whitby

Museum of Victorian Science

  • Whitby
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Museum of Victorian Science offers an experience that started with a guide around the jam packed shelves, with demonstrations of some of the more int...

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