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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Stockton-on-Tees

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 429 fun things to do in Stockton-on-Tees 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 – 281 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Stockton-on-Tees 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 Stockton-on-Tees 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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Girl on soft play bridge at Middlesbrough Sports Village

Middlesbrough Sports Village

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

If sports are your thing, Middlesbrough Sports Village is the place to go! Nothing will stop you from staying active and having fun, even the tempera...

Soft play ball pit at Fun City Stockton-on-Tees

Fun City Stockton-on-Tees

  • Stockton-on-Tees
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Fun City is a great all weather option for keeping your kids happy, healthy, and ready to sleep tonight! This play palace boasts 3 tiers of soft play...

A family taking part in a Hunt Fun trail

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...

Swimming pool at Splash in Stockton-on-Tees

Splash

  • Stockton-on-Tees
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Swimming is not only good for fitness; it’s a life-saving skill that all children should learn. Thankfully, Splash understands the need to combine th...

enigmatology old book and papers

Enigmatology Escape Rooms

  • Stockton-on-Tees
  • Indoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Put your detective skills to the test at Enigmatology - a fun escape room venue in Stockton-on-Tees. Bring the family along to find out how quickly y...

Jump 360 Stockton

Jump 360 Stockton

  • Stockton-on-Tees
  • Indoor
  • Trampoline Parks

Experience the joy of trampolining at Jump 360 Stockton, one of the premier trampoline parks in the North East. Bounce the boredom away as you jump,...

TeamSport Indoor Karting Stockton-on-Tees

TeamSport Indoor Karting Stockton-on-Tees

  • Stockton-on-Tees
  • Indoor
  • Go Karting and Driving

Up for a race? Have fun with indoor go-karting, no matter what the weather at TeamSport Indoor Karting Stockton-on-Tees. Speed along the hair-raising...

Person white water kayaking at Teesside White Water Centre in Stockton on Tees

Teesside White Water Centre

  • Stockton-on-Tees
  • Outdoor
  • Water Sports

The Tees Barrage International White Water Rafting course is an amazing adventure for water lovers (generally over 10 years old) with loads of option...

High rope course at Air Trail in Stockton on Tees

Air Trail

  • Stockton-on-Tees
  • Outdoor
  • High Ropes Courses

Fancy an adventure high in the sky? Head down to Air Trail, a huge high ropes course with over 40 challenges to flummox and perplex you. Combining zi...

Fun Shack Stockton

Fun Shack Stockton

  • Stockton-on-Tees
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Looking for a great soft play centre where to take the kids? Head out to Fun Shack Stockton and let your little adventurers explore one of the larges...

Clip 'n Climb Stockton

Clip 'n Climb Stockton

  • Stockton-on-Tees
  • Indoor
  • Climbing

Up for an exciting adventure indoors? Face the heights of over 30 climbing elements at Clip 'n Climb Stockton, side by side with your kids! There’s a...

Brewers Fayre Preston Farm

  • Stockton-on-Tees
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Brewers Fayre Preston Farm Having easy access and with indoor and outdoor children's play areas they are extremely popular with families but have ple...

Family bowling at AMF Hollywood Bowl Stockton

Hollywood Bowl Stockton

  • Stockton-on-Tees
  • Indoor
  • Ten Pin Bowling Alleys

Pro or not, you're sure to enjoy a pretty terrific game of bowling at Hollywood Bowl Stockton! The venue is kid-friendly, equipped with bumper lanes...

Cinema screen at Showcase Cinema

Showcase Cinema de Lux Teesside

  • Thornaby
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

Get transported straight into Hollywood at Showcase Cinema de Lux Teesside, where there's an impressive 14 screens showing everything your kids are b...

Slide and ball pit at Noahs Ark Family Centre Thornaby

Noahs Ark Family Centre5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Thornaby
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Noahs Ark Family Centre is a great place for parents to let kids go wild while they watch, but also if the adults want to join in!. There are indoor...

Family at Preston Park and Museum in Stockton on Tees

Preston Park and Museum

  • Stockton-on-Tees
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Set amongst 100 acres of beautiful parkland overlooking the River Tees, Preston Park Museum and Grounds offers an exciting and enjoyable day out for...

Ball pit and slide at Fuzzy Ed's Horse & Jockey

Fuzzy Ed's Horse & Jockey

  • Stockton-on-Tees
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Your kids love soft play? Take them to the Fuzzy Ed's Horse & Jockey - this lovely play house will have your tiny explorers (under 12) happy, no...

Indoor soft play frame at Our Funhouse in Middlesbrough

Our Funhouse

  • Middlesbrough
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Our Funhouse is suitable up to age 12 and their features include: A sports arena with multiple sports choices and an impact absorbing floor; toddlers...

Bird mascots at Crazy Corner in Stockton on Tees

Crazy Corner

  • Stockton-on-Tees
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

The modestly named Crazy Corner is actually a full size extravaganza of exercise and entertainment with differing areas for a selection of age ranges...

Outside view of Dorman Museum in Middlesbrough

Dorman Museum

  • Middlesbrough
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

With 8 permanent galleries and another 2 temporary ones you can be sure there's plenty to see and do at the Dorman Museum! The permanent exhibitions...

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