Best Treasure Hunts In County Durham

We've rounded up the best treasure hunts in County Durham in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 0 County Durham treasure hunts 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 treasure hunts 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.

Find your perfect day out

We're still waiting to list treasure hunts in County Durham but there's still plenty of fun to be had – try one of these instead!

Solway Aviation Museum

  • Carlisle
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Solway Aviation Museum is a collection of aircraft, aviation artefacts and displays reflecting Britain's position as a former world leader in aircraf...

Wicked Wizard of Alnwick Treasure Trail

  • Alnwick
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

The Wicked Wizard of Alnwick self guided Mystery Themed Treasure Trail is a great way of getting the whole family out exploring rather than just wand...

Alnwick Castle

  • Alnwick
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Medieval knights, dragons, dressing up AND Harry Potter?! Alnwick Castle may very well be heaven on earth. The castle has a fantastically rich histor...

The Alnwick Garden

  • Alnwick
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

The Alnwick Garden is home to one of the world's largest wooden tree houses, with walkways in the sky, rope bridges and a fantastic place to eat in t...

Woodhorn Museum

  • Ashington
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Woodhorn Museum is a great attraction for the whole family, with plenty of hands on activities, some blockbuster exhibitions, and a great events prog...

The Heritage Centre at Bellingham

  • Bellingham
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The Heritage Centre at Bellingham Families with young children are especially welcome at the Heritage Centre, Bellingham. As well as viewing the disp...

Newbiggin Maritime Centre

  • Newbiggin-by-the-Sea
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Newbiggin Maritime Centre is an accessible, all weather family attraction, open all year. Discover life in a historic fishing village through the Mar...

Puffin Cruises

  • Amble
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Dave Gray's Boat Trips have been running happy families between Coquet Island and Amble harbour for just over forty years now, so you can be sure the...

Cragside House, Gardens and Estate

  • Morpeth
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

As well as being the first house in the whole world to be lit by hydroelectricity, Cragside House is also full of Lord Armstrong's amazing inventions...

Bailiffgate Museum

  • Alnwick
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Bailiffgate Museum is a fun day out for all the family. It tells the history of Alnwick and district in colourful, interactive displays. Highlights i...

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...

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...

Helmsley Walled Garden

  • Helmsley
  • Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

Fancy a relaxing walk in the park? Or maybe a family picnic in a beautiful location? You can do this and much more at Helmsley Walled Garden. Explore...

Nunnington Hall

  • York
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Nunnington Hall Nestled on the quiet banks of the River Rye, you and yours can enjoy the atmosphere of this beautiful Yorkshire manor house and it's...

Redcar Beacon

  • Redcar
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Get ready to climb 80ft up the Redcar Beacon, with 7 floors and incredible 360-degree views of the seafront all year long! Begin your family trek up...

Helmsley Mystery Treasure Trail

  • Helmsley
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Who doesn’t love a mystery? Especially one with a medieval castle in the mix! Join the hunt on the Helmsley Mystery Treasure Trail. On your hunt for...

Knaresborough Castle

  • Knaresborough
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Castles and Palaces

A majestic stronghold of medieval kings, even nowKnaresborough Castle towers imposingly over the River Nidd and is guaranteed to get little imaginati...

Ripley Castle

  • Harrogate
  • Indoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Ripley Castle, built in 1345, is full of armour, priests hiding holes and lots of great histrorical things to look at. There are also beautiful garde...

Newby Hall Adventure Garden

  • Ripon
  • Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

Newby's exciting Adventure Garden for Children has been thoughtfully and safely designed for children of all ages, from the paddling pool, sandpit an...

The Royal Pump Room Museum

  • Harrogate
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The Royal Pump Room Museum is a small but full family friendly museum where you can discover Harrogate's spa history through fascinating displays. Yo...

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