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Best Arts and Crafts In Durham

We've rounded up the best arts and crafts in Durham in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 7 Durham arts and crafts to pick from.Alternatively, why not explore some other sightseeing days out nearby, including indoor and soft play areas. Find the perfect places to go with your kids and get out on your next adventure!

All the arts and crafts 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

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...

Two young kids enjoy painting pottery at Canny Crafty in Gosforth

Canny Crafty

  • Gosforth
  • Indoor
  • Arts and Crafts

Let’s get creative at Canny Crafty, Newcastle. Bring out your kids creative side and set yours free too. Visit a family run craft centre for little k...

Toddler soft play area at The Pottery Loft in Stockton on Tees

The Pottery Loft4.2 out of 5 starstotal reviews(5)

  • Stockton-on-Tees
  • Indoor
  • Pottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes

The Pottery Loft in Billingham is a family friendly pottery painting and arts and crafts studio. With lots of activities for all the family to enjoy...

Outside view of Create and Paint in Darlington

Create and Paint

  • Darlington
  • Indoor
  • Arts and Crafts

If you have any budding artists in the family then Create and Paint will be a very exciting day out for you! The studio offers a range of activities,...

Slide and ball pit at Noahs Ark Family Centre Thornaby

Noahs Ark Family Centre5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Thornaby
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Noahs Ark Family Centre is a great place for parents to let kids go wild while they watch, but also if the adults want to join in!. There are indoor...

Outside view of Doodlepots Ceramic Cafe in Whitby

Doodlepots Ceramic Cafe

  • Whitby
  • Indoor
  • Pottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes

All you need to succeed at Doodlepots Ceramic Cafe is - well, to go! Everything else is already there including inspiration, materials, friendly tech...

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