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    Things To Do & Days Out In County Durham

    1. Hartlepools Maritime Experience

      Hartlepools Maritime Experience

      Hartlepool

      Museums and Art Galleries Museums and Art Galleries

      Suitable for ages: 4-12 Indoor, Outdoor
    2. Locomotion

      Locomotion

      Shildon

      Museums and Art Galleries Museums and Art Galleries

      5 star rating Rating 5/5 (1 reviews)

      Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor
    3. Krazy Kingdom

      Krazy Kingdom

      Annfield Plain

      Indoor and Soft Play Areas Indoor and Soft Play Areas

      5 star rating Rating 5/5 (1 reviews)

      Suitable for ages: 0-12 Indoor
    4. Noahs Ark Family Centre

      Noahs Ark Family Centre

      Thornaby

      Indoor and Soft Play Areas Indoor and Soft Play Areas

      5 star rating Rating 5/5 (1 reviews)

      Suitable for ages: 0-12 Indoor, Outdoor
    5. Planet Leisure

      Planet Leisure

      Newton Aycliffe

      Activity Centres Activity Centres

      5 star rating Rating 5/5 (1 reviews)

      Suitable for all ages Indoor
    6. Infinite Air

      Infinite Air

      Durham

      Trampoline Parks Trampoline Parks

      5 star rating Rating 5/5 (1 reviews)

      Suitable for ages: 9+ Indoor
    7. Billingham Forum Ice Arena

      Billingham Forum Ice Arena

      Stockton-on-Tees

      Ice Skating and Rollerskating Ice Skating and Rollerskating

      Suitable for ages: 4+ Indoor
    8. WWT Washington Wetland Centre

      WWT Washington Wetland Centre

      Washington

      Zoos and Wildlife Parks Zoos and Wildlife Parks

      Suitable for all ages Outdoor, Indoor
    9. Adventure Valley

      Adventure Valley

      Durham

      Parks and Playgrounds Parks and Playgrounds

      5 star rating Rating 5/5 (1 reviews)

      Suitable for all ages Outdoor, Indoor
    10. Broom House Farm and Forest Adventure

      Broom House Farm and Forest Adventure

      Durham

      Children's Farms Children's Farms

      2 star rating Rating 2/5 (2 reviews)

      Suitable for ages: 0-12 Outdoor
    11. Scallywagz

      Scallywagz

      Shildon

      Indoor and Soft Play Areas Indoor and Soft Play Areas

      4 star rating Rating 4/5 (1 reviews)

      Suitable for ages: 0-12 Indoor
    12. Ruff N Tumble Adventure World

      Ruff N Tumble Adventure World

      Newton Aycliffe

      Indoor and Soft Play Areas Indoor and Soft Play Areas

      4 star rating Rating 4/5 (1 reviews)

      Suitable for all ages Indoor
    13. Raby Castle

      Raby Castle

      Darlington

      Castles and Palaces Castles and Palaces

      Suitable for ages: 4+ Indoor, Outdoor
    14. Hall Hill Playbarn

      Hall Hill Playbarn

      Lanchester

      Children's Farms Children's Farms

      Suitable for ages: 0-12 Indoor, Outdoor
    15. Spennymoor Leisure Centre

      Spennymoor Leisure Centre

      Spennymoor

      Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

      4 star rating Rating 4/5 (1 reviews)

      Suitable for ages: 0-12 Indoor
    16. Funshack

      Funshack

      Seaham

      Indoor and Soft Play Areas Indoor and Soft Play Areas

      Suitable for ages: 0-12 Indoor
    17. Beamish Open Air Museum

      Beamish Open Air Museum

      Beamish

      Museums and Art Galleries Museums and Art Galleries

      Suitable for ages: 0-12 Indoor, Outdoor
    18. HMS Trincomalee 1817

      HMS Trincomalee 1817

      Hartlepool

      Museums and Art Galleries Museums and Art Galleries

      Suitable for ages: 9+ Outdoor
    19. Killhope Lead Mining Museum

      Killhope Lead Mining Museum

      Bishop Auckland

      Museums and Art Galleries Museums and Art Galleries

      Suitable for ages: 0-12 Indoor, Outdoor
    20. Crook Hall and Gardens

      Crook Hall and Gardens

      Durham

      Stately Homes and Gardens Stately Homes and Gardens

      Suitable for ages: 0-12 Indoor, Outdoor
    21. Durham Cathedral

      Durham Cathedral

      Durham

      Landmarks Landmarks

      Suitable for ages: 4+ Indoor, Outdoor
    22. Jumbo Jungle

      Jumbo Jungle

      Consett

      Indoor and Soft Play Areas Indoor and Soft Play Areas

      Suitable for ages: 0-12 Indoor
    23. Mister Twisters

      Mister Twisters

      Hartlepool

      Indoor and Soft Play Areas Indoor and Soft Play Areas

      Suitable for ages: 0-12 Indoor
    24. AMF Bowling Washington

      AMF Bowling Washington

      Washington

      Ten Pin Bowling Alleys Ten Pin Bowling Alleys

      Suitable for ages: 4+ Indoor
    25. Hamsterley Forest

      Hamsterley Forest

      Bishop Auckland

      National Parks National Parks

      Suitable for all ages Outdoor
    26. Crazy Corner

      Crazy Corner

      Stockton-on-Tees

      Indoor and Soft Play Areas Indoor and Soft Play Areas

      Suitable for all ages Indoor
    27. Top Gear Karting

      Top Gear Karting

      Durham

      Go Karting and Driving Go Karting and Driving

      Suitable for ages: 9+ Indoor
    28. High Force Waterfall

      High Force Waterfall

      Middleton

      National Parks National Parks

      Suitable for ages: 9+ Outdoor
    29. The Bowes Museum

      The Bowes Museum

      Barnard Castle

      Museums and Art Galleries Museums and Art Galleries

      Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor
    30. Beamish Wild Adventure Park

      Beamish Wild Adventure Park

      Stanley

      High Ropes Courses High Ropes Courses

      Suitable for ages: 4+ Outdoor
    31. Splash

      Splash

      Stockton-on-Tees

      Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

      Suitable for all ages Indoor
    32. Teesside White Water Centre

      Teesside White Water Centre

      Stockton-on-Tees

      Water Sports Water Sports

      Suitable for ages: 9+ Outdoor
    33. Hollywood Bowl Stockton

      Hollywood Bowl Stockton

      Stockton-on-Tees

      Ten Pin Bowling Alleys Ten Pin Bowling Alleys

      Suitable for ages: 4+ Indoor
    34. Summerhill

      Summerhill

      Hartlepool

      Parks and Playgrounds Parks and Playgrounds

      Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor
    35. Durham Botanic Garden

      Durham Botanic Garden

      Durham

      Parks and Playgrounds Parks and Playgrounds

      Suitable for ages: 4+ Indoor, Outdoor
    36. Prince Bishop River Cruiser

      Prince Bishop River Cruiser

      Durham

      Tours and River Cruises Tours and River Cruises

      Suitable for ages: 4+ Outdoor
    37. The Dolphin Centre

      The Dolphin Centre

      Darlington

      Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

      Suitable for all ages Indoor
    38. Mill House Leisure Centre

      Mill House Leisure Centre

      Hartlepool

      Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

      Suitable for all ages Indoor
    39. Weardale Open Air Swimming Pool

      Weardale Open Air Swimming Pool

      Bishop Auckland

      Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

      Suitable for all ages Outdoor
    40. Fun City Stockton-on-Tees

      Fun City Stockton-on-Tees

      Stockton-on-Tees

      Indoor and Soft Play Areas Indoor and Soft Play Areas

      Suitable for all ages 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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