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    Things To Do & Days Out In County Durham

    1. Adventure Point

      Adventure Point

      Darlington

      Indoor and Soft Play Areas Indoor and Soft Play Areas

      Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor
    2. Funky Monkeys

      Funky Monkeys

      Stockton-on-Tees

      Indoor and Soft Play Areas Indoor and Soft Play Areas

      Suitable for ages: 0-12 Indoor
    3. Play Factory Thornaby

      Play Factory Thornaby

      Stockton-on-Tees

      Indoor and Soft Play Areas Indoor and Soft Play Areas

      Suitable for ages: 0-12 Indoor
    4. Dragonflies Durham

      Dragonflies Durham

      Durham

      Indoor and Soft Play Areas Indoor and Soft Play Areas

      Suitable for all ages Indoor
    5. Air Trail

      Air Trail

      Stockton-on-Tees

      High Ropes Courses High Ropes Courses

      Suitable for ages: 4+ Outdoor
    6. Create and Paint

      Create and Paint

      Darlington

      Arts and Crafts Arts and Crafts

      Suitable for all ages Indoor
    7. Believe & Be

      Believe & Be

      Consett

      Indoor and Soft Play Areas Indoor and Soft Play Areas

      Suitable for ages: 0-8 Indoor
    8. Jump 360

      Jump 360

      Hartlepool

      Trampoline Parks Trampoline Parks

      Suitable for all ages Indoor
    9. Donkey Rides at Seaton Carew Beach

      Donkey Rides at Seaton Carew Beach

      Hartlepool

      Beaches Beaches

      Suitable for ages: 0-12 Outdoor
    10. GoClimb Billingham Forum

      GoClimb Billingham Forum

      Billingham

      Climbing Climbing

      Suitable for ages: 4+ Indoor
    11. Seaham Treasure Hunt Trail

      Seaham Treasure Hunt Trail

      Seaham

      Tourist Attractions Tourist Attractions

      Suitable for ages: 4+ Outdoor
    12. Enigmatology Escape Rooms

      Enigmatology Escape Rooms

      Stockton-on-Tees

      Tourist Attractions Tourist Attractions

      Suitable for ages: 9+ Indoor
    13. Colourful Chameleons

      Colourful Chameleons

      Durham

      Pottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes Pottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes

      Suitable for all ages Indoor
    14. Holmside Park

      Holmside Park

      Chester-le-Street

      Indoor and Soft Play Areas Indoor and Soft Play Areas

      Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor
    15. ODEON Darlington

      ODEON Darlington

      Darlington

      Cinemas and Theatres Cinemas and Theatres

      Suitable for all ages Indoor
    16. Lanchester Village Mystery Treasure Trail

      Lanchester Village Mystery Treasure Trail

      Durham

      Tourist Attractions Tourist Attractions

      Suitable for ages: 4+ Outdoor
    17. Little Land Play

      Little Land Play

      Peterlee

      Indoor and Soft Play Areas Indoor and Soft Play Areas

      Suitable for ages: 0-8 Indoor
    18. Darlo Play Plaza

      Darlo Play Plaza

      Darlington

      Indoor and Soft Play Areas Indoor and Soft Play Areas

      Suitable for ages: 0-8 Indoor
    19. Barnard Castle

      Barnard Castle

      Barnard Castle

      Castles and Palaces Castles and Palaces

      Suitable for ages: 4+ Indoor, Outdoor
    20. Wetheriggs Animal Rescue

      Wetheriggs Animal Rescue

      Barnard Castle

      Children's Farms Children's Farms

      Suitable for all ages Outdoor, Indoor

    Find Family Days Out In County Durham

    Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 87 fun things to do in County Durham for you and the family to discover. Popular towns and places to go include Annfield Plain, Bishop Auckland and Chester-le-Street and we also recommend Consett. What's more, the weather shouldn't be a problem – 66 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right County Durham 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 County Durham 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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