20 Best Things To Do In Harperley Near Me | Day Out With The Kids

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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Harperley

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 350 fun things to do in Harperley for you and the family to discover, including indoor and soft play areas, museums and art galleries and tourist attractions. What's more, the weather shouldn't be a problem – 236 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Harperley 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 Harperley 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!

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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...

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...

Indoor soft play and cafe area at Krazy Kingdom in Annfield Plain

Krazy Kingdom5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Annfield Plain
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Krazy Kingdom are an excellent set up welcoming everyone under 12 and their entourage (that's you!). For babies, they have travel cots, bouncer chair...

Beamish Wild Adventure Park

Beamish Wild Adventure Park

  • Stanley
  • Outdoor
  • High Ropes Courses

Up for a thrilling family day out? Time to take the kids to Beamish Wild, the home of adventure in the North East! From facing the heights of ancient...

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...

Mr Mulligan's Newcastle

Mr Mulligan's Newcastle

  • Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Indoor
  • Crazy Golf

Love crazy golf? Play not one, not two, but THREE space-themed adventure golf courses at Mr Mulligan's Space Golf in Newcastle upon Tyne. Age and ski...

Palladian chapel at Gibside in Gateshead

Gibside

  • Gateshead
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Gibside is an 18 th century landscape garden that’s a haven of adventure and activity. The wooden fortress at The Strawberry Castle Adventure Play Ar...

Train at Canfield Railway in Marley Hill

Tanfield Railway

  • Marley Hill
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Tanfield Railway is a standard gauge heritage railway that can be found less than half an hour from Newcastle, and within easy reach of Tyneside, Wea...

People running with horses at Pockerley Riding School in Stanley

Pockerley Riding School

  • Stanley
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Horse Riding and Stables

The friendly and welcomingPockerley Riding School is set in the gorgeous heart of the Beamish countryside and boasts beautiful riding through peacefu...

Play area at Clart About Sensory Cafe in Consett

Clart About Sensory Cafe

  • Consett
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Looking for a place where you can relax while the little ones play? At Clart About Sensory Cafe, you can bring your young kids (0-8 years) for playti...

Family on Murder Mystery Trail

Lanchester Village Mystery Treasure Trail

  • Durham
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Calling on all young (and older) Sherlocks out there! On the Lanchester Village Mystery Treasure Trail you’ll have to face a crime and eliminate susp...

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...

Soft play slide at Jumbo Jungle in Consett

Jumbo Jungle

  • Consett
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

At Jumb Jungle they have 11,000 sq ft of non-stop fun and games and its all under one roof to keep both the adults and children happy for hours, some...

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...

Kids roleplaying at Believe & Be in Consett

Believe & Be5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Consett
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Set your kids on the road to who they’ll become, or just let them have loads of fun, at Believe & Be. It’s a child-sized town where kids can play...

Chickens at Broom House Farm and Forest in Durham

Broom House Farm and Forest Adventure 3 out of 5 starstotal reviews(4)

  • Durham
  • Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Perched at 750 ft. with fantastic views over the countryside Broom House Farm and Forest is the perfect destination for some farmyard fun. The livest...

Boy on digger at Diggerland Durham

Diggerland Durham

  • Durham
  • Outdoor
  • Theme Parks and Funfairs

If your little fidgets are always pulling out every single toy truck and digger they own, show them the real thing at Diggerland Durham. Watch their...

The Giants Den

  • Gateshead
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

The Giants Den has a range of fantastic equipment and facilities to keep the children entertained and wanting to come back for more ranging from phys...

Person playing paintball at Battlezone Laser Gateshead

Battlezone Laser Gateshead

  • Gateshead
  • Indoor
  • Laser Tag

Battlezone Laser in Gateshead welcomes gamers over 6 years to pick up a laser pack and get blasting in their epic 15,000 square foot mega arena! With...

Entrance to Namco Funscape Gateshead

Namco Funscape Gateshead

  • Gateshead
  • Indoor
  • Ten Pin Bowling Alleys

Namco Funscape is the perfect day out for all the family. Children can run, jump, slide and explore in Pacman Play, the ultimate in kids soft play! T...

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