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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Gilmonby

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 470 fun things to do in Gilmonby 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 – 316 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Gilmonby 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 Gilmonby 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. Outside view of Barnard Castle

    Barnard Castle

    Barnard Castle

    Castles and PalacesCastles 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...

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor 4 miles from Gilmonby
  2. Outside view of The Bowes Museum in Barnard Castle

    The Bowes Museum

    Barnard Castle

    Museums and Art GalleriesMuseums 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...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 4.3 miles from Gilmonby
  3. Ruins of Egglestone Abbey in Barnard Castle

    Egglestone Abbey

    Barnard Castle


    Egglestone Abbey The charming ruins of a small monastery of Premonstratensian 'white canons' (a Roman Catholic religious order), picturesquely set ab...

    Suitable for 4+ Outdoor 4.5 miles from Gilmonby
  4. Teesdale Sports Centre

    Teesdale Sports Centre

    Barnard Castle

    Swimming Pools and Leisure CentresSwimming 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...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 4.6 miles from Gilmonby
  5. Goats at Wetheriggs Animal Rescue in Barnard Castle

    Wetheriggs Animal Rescue

    Barnard Castle

    Children's FarmsChildren's Farms

    Giving unwanted or injured creatures the gift of a home is what Wetheriggs Animal Rescue is all about. It makes it a must see for all animal lovers!...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 6.2 miles from Gilmonby
  6. Outside view of Raby Castle in Darlington

    Raby Castle


    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 9.8 miles from Gilmonby
  7. Waterfall at High Force Waterfall in Middleton

    High Force Waterfall


    National ParksNational 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...

    Suitable for 9+ Outdoor 11.8 miles from Gilmonby
  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 12.8 miles from Gilmonby
  9. Kids looking for clues on Treasure Trail

    Richmond Treasure Hunt Trail


    Tourist AttractionsTourist Attractions

    There’s so much to see in Richmond and what better way to do so than on the Richmond Treasure Hunt Trail? It’s a code busting tour of the town. Get s...

    Suitable for 4+ Outdoor 13.3 miles from Gilmonby
  10. Outside view of Bolton Castle in Leyburn

    Bolton Castle


    Tourist AttractionsTourist Attractions

    Bolton Castle is superb medieval fortress with a packed programme of daily events and activities indoors and out, great for a family day trip! Family...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 13.4 miles from Gilmonby
  11. Outside view of Richmond Castle

    Richmond Castle


    Tourist AttractionsTourist Attractions

    Richmond Castle was originally built to subdue the unruly North of England and is one of the greatest Norman fortresses in Britain, great for visitin...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 13.4 miles from Gilmonby
  12. Cafe at The Station in Richmond

    The Station


    Museums and Art GalleriesMuseums and Art Galleries

    Enigmatically titled The Station, this beautifully restored Victorian railway is packed with exhibits, history and heritage. Bring your brood of cult...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor 13.5 miles from Gilmonby
  13. Steam trains at Stainmore Railway Company Ltd in Kirkby Stephen

    Stainmore Railway Company Ltd

    Kirkby Stephen

    Railway and Transport AttractionsRailway and Transport Attractions

    Stainmore Railway Company Ltd has loads of different locomotives to check out, including one from the National Railway Museum Collection. There is a...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 14.4 miles from Gilmonby
  14. Empire Cinema screen

    Empire Catterick Garrison


    Cinemas and TheatresCinemas and Theatres

    Experience the latest blockbuster films across 7 different screens and in the best way possible at Empire Cinema in Catterick Garrisons. With awesome...

    Suitable for Indoor 14.9 miles from Gilmonby
  15. Aysgarth Falls

    Aysgarth Falls


    National ParksNational Parks

    Aysgarth Falls hosts a Green Tourism Awarded visitor centre from which you can begin your adventure with expert guidance and directions. The centre i...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 15.3 miles from Gilmonby
  16. People on horses at Field House Equestrian Centre in Crook

    Field House Equestrian Centre


    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 15.8 miles from Gilmonby
  17. Painted crafts at Little Messes Paint a Pot in Catterick

    Little Messes Paint a Pot


    Pottery Centres and Ceramic CafesPottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes

    Looking for new ways to entertain your kids indoors? Little Messes Paint a Pot pottery studio offers lots of fun and creative activities for you and...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor 16 miles from Gilmonby
  18. Boy at Dales Countryside Museum in Hawes

    Dales Countryside Museum


    Museums and Art GalleriesMuseums and Art Galleries

    The charming Dales Countryside Museum tells the story of the local folk and landscape of the Yorkshire Dales from deep past up to present times, and...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 16.2 miles from Gilmonby
  19. People swimming at Weardale Open Air Swimming Pool in Bishop Auckland

    Stanhope Open Air Swimming Pool

    Bishop Auckland

    Swimming Pools and Leisure CentresSwimming 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...

    5 star rating Rating 5/5 (1 reviews)

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 16.3 miles from Gilmonby
  20. Toddler soft play frame at Wackadayz in Brompton on Swale



    Indoor and Soft Play AreasIndoor and Soft Play Areas

    Wackadayz is a secure indoor soft play centre, offers children of all ages lots of excitement and adventure in a play area that will keep the most ad...

    4 star rating Rating 4/5 (1 reviews)

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 16.5 miles from Gilmonby

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