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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Etherley Dene

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 377 fun things to do in Etherley Dene 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 – 256 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Etherley Dene 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 Etherley Dene 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. People on horses at Field House Equestrian Centre in Crook

    Field House Equestrian Centre

    Crook

    Horse Riding and StablesHorse 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...

    Suitable for 4+ Outdoor 3.5 miles from Etherley Dene
  2. Girl on train at Locomotion in Shildon

    Locomotion

    Shildon

    Museums and Art GalleriesMuseums and Art Galleries

    This nicely interactive experience brings the last 200 years of rail fully to life in one's mind, assisted in no small part by the atmosphere of one...

    3 star rating Rating 3/5 (2 reviews)

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 3.5 miles from Etherley Dene
  3. Spennymoor Leisure Centre

    Spennymoor Leisure Centre

    Spennymoor

    Swimming Pools and Leisure CentresSwimming 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...

    4 star rating Rating 4/5 (1 reviews)

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor 5 miles from Etherley Dene
  4. Outside view of Raby Castle in Darlington

    Raby Castle

    Darlington

    Castles and PalacesCastles 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...

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor 6.1 miles from Etherley Dene
  5. Climbing walls at Newton Aycliffe Leisure Centre

    Newton Aycliffe Leisure Centre

    Newton Aycliffe

    Swimming Pools and Leisure CentresSwimming 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...

    Suitable for 9+ Indoor 6.2 miles from Etherley Dene
  6. Planet Leisure

    Planet Leisure

    Newton Aycliffe

    Activity CentresActivity Centres

    This exciting, indoor entertainment centre awaits you and your family. Head on down to Planet Leisure for all-weather fun, you all can enjoy. There’s...

    5 star rating Rating 5/5 (1 reviews)

    Suitable for all ages Indoor 6.4 miles from Etherley Dene
  7. Girl at birthday party at Wacky Warehouse Gretna Green in Newton Aycliffe

    Wacky Warehouse Gretna Green

    Newton Aycliffe

    Indoor and Soft Play AreasIndoor and Soft Play Areas

    Wacky Warehouse at the Gretna green Hotel provides kids up to 4ft9 a range of indoor play features spread over several floors of climbing maze, inclu...

    3 star rating Rating 3/5 (1 reviews)

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor, Outdoor 6.5 miles from Etherley Dene
  8. Kids playing in Hamsterley Forest in Bishop Auckland

    Hamsterley Forest

    Bishop Auckland

    Parks and PlaygroundsParks 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...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 6.5 miles from Etherley Dene
  9. 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

    Ruff 'N' Tumble Adventure World is a fantastic state of the art fun facility ideally suited for energetic kids under 12, with dedicated areas for the...

    3 star rating Rating 3/5 (2 reviews)

    Suitable for all ages Indoor 6.7 miles from Etherley Dene
  10. Boy on climbing wall at Durham Climbing Centre

    Durham Climbing Centre

    Durham

    ClimbingClimbing

    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...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor 7.5 miles from Etherley Dene
  11. Colourful Chameleons finished art

    Colourful Chameleons

    Durham

    Pottery Centres and Ceramic CafesPottery 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...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor 7.6 miles from Etherley Dene
  12. Girl drawing at Durham Cathedral

    Durham Cathedral

    Durham

    LandmarksLandmarks

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

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor 8.8 miles from Etherley Dene
  13. Outside view of Oriental Museum in Durham

    Oriental Museum

    Durham

    Museums and Art GalleriesMuseums 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...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor 8.9 miles from Etherley Dene
  14. Kids touching pine tree at Durham Botanic Garden

    Durham Botanic Garden

    Durham

    Parks and PlaygroundsParks 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...

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor 9.1 miles from Etherley Dene
  15. Girls in dresses running at Hardwick Park in Sedgefield

    Hardwick Park

    Sedgefield

    Parks and PlaygroundsParks and Playgrounds

    Hardwick Park is a traditional style park experience ideal for old school family games, picnicking and wild flower spotting in the gorgeous meadow: t...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 9.4 miles from Etherley Dene
  16. Durham Cathedral and cottages on riverside at Durham Museum and Heritage Centre

    Durham Museum and Heritage Centre

    Durham

    Museums and Art GalleriesMuseums 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...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor 9.7 miles from Etherley Dene
  17. Boat cruising at Prince Bishop River Cruiser in Durham

    Prince Bishop River Cruiser

    Durham

    Tours and River CruisesTours and River Cruises

    The Prince Bishop River Cruiser is a one hour long truly scenic cruise that passes by a great many of the city's most celebrated sights from the uniq...

    Suitable for 4+ Outdoor 9.8 miles from Etherley Dene
  18. Boys on Treasure Hunt Trail

    The Durham Treasure Trail

    Durham

    Tours and River CruisesTours and River Cruises

    Embark on a treasure hunt with the Durham 4 Kids self-guided themed Treasure Trail and keep both the kids and adults entertained! As you follow clear...

    Suitable for 4+ Outdoor 9.8 miles from Etherley Dene
  19. Kids canoeing at Wear Canoes in Durham

    Wear Canoes

    Durham

    Sailing and KayakingSailing and Kayaking

    Have you ever tried canoeing? Whether you’re an absolute beginner, or a seasoned pro, you have the chance to experience your own water adventure with...

    Suitable for 4+ Outdoor 10 miles from Etherley Dene
  20. Indoor soft play frame and cafe area at Funky Monkeys in Stockton-on-Tees

    Funky Monkeys

    Stockton-on-Tees

    Indoor and Soft Play AreasIndoor and Soft Play Areas

    Funky Monkeys is a jungle themed play structure for children aged 8 and under to enjoy all weather fitness fun. There is a separate soft play area fo...

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor 10 miles from Etherley Dene

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