Best Things To Do & Days Out In Murton, County Durham

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 340 fun things to do in Murton 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 – 226 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Murton 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 Murton 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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Adventure Valley5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Durham
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

If you’re looking for a place with endless fun and adventure for the most energetic of kids, then Adventure Valley is the place for you. There’s the...

Cineworld Dalton Park

  • Murton
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

Enjoy family-friendly entertainment at its best with movies, action-packed adventures and animated wonders at Cineworld Dalton Park. Share the magic...

Fun Shack Seaham

  • Seaham
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Children can play in four floors of tube tunnels, giant snake slides, net climbs and swings. Giant river rapid slide and a spook area incorporating t...

Karting North East

  • Sunderland
  • Outdoor
  • Go Karting and Driving

Karting North East has been providing activity experiences and family fun for many years and can boast a highly experienced team. They have one of th...

Rosebud Ceramics

  • Seaham
  • Indoor
  • Pottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes

Want a day out with a little creative edge? Take the kids to Rosebud Ceramics to make something special to show the all their friends! Take your lot...

Seaham Treasure Hunt Trail

  • Seaham
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

You all know the words - ‘Oh we do like to be beside the seaside!’ Well, that was never more true than on the Seaham Treasure Hunt Trail, where clues...

Down at the Farm5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(3)

  • Houghton-le-Spring
  • Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Down at the Farm aims to bring the countryside and education together, sprinkled with a little bit of fun. This working farm was established back in...

Houghton Sports & Wellness Centre

  • Houghton-le-Spring
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Sports Centres

Feeling sporty today? Gather the kids and head out to Houghton Sports & Wellness Centre for a non-stop active day out. Practice your kickflips at...

Little Land Play

  • Peterlee
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Little Land Play might be little by name, but it’s certainly not little by nature. Visit a role playing centre that’s the perfect spot for big imagin...

Silksworth Community Pool, Tennis & Wellness Centre

  • Sunderland
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Silksworth Community Pool, Tennis & Wellness Centre has lots to offer for families who want to stay active. The centre has a huge variety of indo...

Horden Welfare Park

  • Horden
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Horden Welfare Park is the village's most popular attraction for the simple pleasures of childhood but also hosts a number of rather more exciting ac...

Silksworth Sports Complex & Ski Slope

  • Sunderland
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Sports Centres

Silksworth Sports Complex & Ski Slope is all about great family fun outdoors. Have a kick about on one of the large 6/11-a-side football pitches,...

Herrington Country Park

  • Sunderland
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Home to an array of outdoor events, Herrington Country Park offers walks, cycle trails, environmental sculptures and much more. The park also feature...

Penshaw Equestrian Centre

  • Houghton-le-Spring
  • Outdoor
  • Horse Riding and Stables

Penshaw Equestrian Centre is one of the north east longest running riding schools. We offer lesson from 4 years old onwards. Here at Penshaw you can...

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...

Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens

  • Sunderland
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

In the Sunderland Museum discover the history of the City from its prehistoric past to the present day in exciting displays interpreting the collecti...

Infinite Air Trampoline Park5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Durham
  • Indoor
  • Trampoline Parks

Infinite Air offers 16,000 sq ft of trampolines (that's over 80 of them!) with a whopping 14m high roof so you and your over 8s can literally reach f...

TopGear Karting

  • Durham
  • Indoor
  • Go Karting and Driving

TopGear Karting in Durham gives you karting and entertainment in one! Improve your racing techniques in a basic open session or just enjoy good fun r...

Laser Quest Sunderland

  • Sunderland
  • Indoor
  • Laser Tag

Laser Quest Sunderland is the ultimate action packed sci fi adventure for all ages in this real life video game experience: a mess-less, bruise-less,...

Empire Cinema Sunderland

  • Sunderland
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

Empire Cinema in Sunderland re-defines luxurious film watching, with their special VIP boxes and showing the latest blockbusters across 12 giant scre...

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