Best Tours and River Cruises In County Durham

We've rounded up the best tours and river cruises in County Durham in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 28 County Durham tours and river cruises to pick from.Alternatively, why not explore some other sightseeing days out nearby, including museums and art galleries, or tourist attractions. Find the perfect places to go with your kids and get out on your next adventure!

All the tours and river cruises 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.

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Prince Bishop River Cruiser

  • Durham
  • Outdoor
  • Tours 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...

The Durham Treasure Trail

  • Durham
  • Outdoor
  • Tours 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...

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...

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...

Hunt Fun Stockton on Tees

  • Stockton-on-Tees
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

The Hunt Fun Stockton on Tees trail is a great way to uncover all those hidden gems you’d never normally spot, so bring the whole gang and explore th...

Sunderland Stadium of Light Tour

  • Sunderland
  • Indoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Get the ball rolling and take a trip to Sunderland AFC’s Stadium of Light Tour. Take your mini-footballer to see the black cats, and gift them a day...

Newcastle Codebreaking Walk

  • Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Planning a day out in Newcastle? Discover one of the most exciting cities in the UK on a whirlwind puzzle-solving adventure with the Tramble app and...

The Newcastle Spy Mission Treasure Trail

  • Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Your mission, if you choose to accept, is to explore the streets for clues on The Newcastle Spy Mission Trail. It’s a self-guided adventure which wil...

Curious About Newcastle

  • Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Discover Newcastle with two fabulous discovery walks around this famous city. Newcastle-Upon-Tyne is England's most northern city: more than twice as...

BBC Newcastle Tour

  • Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Indoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Why do some newsreaders only wear one shoe? Why does the weather forecaster have an earpiece in their left ear, while presenters have theirs in their...

Wylam Mystery Treasure Trail

  • Wylam
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

The people of Wylam need YOU! Why? The Wylam Mystery Treasure Trail needs cracking and you and your crew are the only ones who can get to the bottom...

Richmond Treasure Hunt Trail

  • Richmond
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist 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...

Tynemouth Treasure Trail

  • Tynemouth
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

The Tynemouth self guided themed Treasure Trail, is a great way to get you and the kids out and about exploring. This Trail is one of 27 Trails aroun...

Hunt Fun Redcar

  • Redcar
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Hit the road and join the hunt for codes and clues on the Hunt Fun Redcar trail. It’s a great way to get the whole gang outdoors and working together...

Hexham Treasure Hunt Trail

  • Hexham
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Throw away your captain’s hat and hook for something a little more fitting: a thinking cap! You’ll need it on the Hexham Treasure Hunt Trail. What is...

Hunt Fun Guisborough

  • Guisborough
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

If you’re always looking for ways to get the family together, look no further: the Hunt Fun Guisborough trail gets you outdoors and exploring every n...

Hunt Fun Northallerton

  • Northallerton
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Crack codes and see the sights on the Hunt Fun Northallerton trail. It’s a great way to get the family outside and working together. Begin by grabbin...

Hunt Fun Saltburn

  • Saltburn-by-the-Sea
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Slap those thinking caps on and crack a few clues on the Hunt Fun Saltburn trail. It’s a great way to get the whole gang outdoors and working togethe...

Hunt Fun Kirkby Stephen

  • Kirkby Stephen
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

The Hunt Fun Kirkby Stephen trail will lead you all over town, to local landmarks and down every intriguing nook and cranny. It’s basically exploring...

Hunt Fun Appleby in Westmorland

  • Appleby-in-Westmorland
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Grab your binoculars, get the gang together and join the hunt on the Hunt Fun Appleby in Westmorland trail. It’s the best way to see the sights. You...

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