The Best Things To Do In Northumberland Near Me | Day Out With The Kids

Best Things To Do & Days Out In Northumberland

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 289 fun things to do in Northumberland for you and the family to discover. Popular towns and places to go include Morpeth, Alnwick, Berwick-upon-Tweed and Prudhoe.

What's more, the weather shouldn't be a problem – 197 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Northumberland 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 Northumberland 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!

  1. Gravel path at Cragside House, Gardens and Estate in Morpeth

    Cragside House, Gardens and Estate

    Morpeth

    Stately Homes and GardensStately 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...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor
  2. Mr Mulligan's Newcastle Kids Eat Free

    Mr Mulligan's Newcastle

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Crazy GolfCrazy Golf

    Love crazy golf? Play not one, not two, but THREE space-themed adventure golf courses at Mr Mulligan's Space Golf in Newcastle upon Tyne. Age and ski...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor
  3. Sunny day at Dinosaur Encounter Adventure Golf in Morpeth

    Dinosaur Encounter Adventure Golf

    Morpeth

    Crazy GolfCrazy Golf

    Dinosaur Encounter is a thrilling 12 hole adventure golf course, complete with roaring and moving dinosaurs, artificial rocks and lush vegetation! Al...

    Suitable for 4+ Outdoor
  4. Go Ape Matfen Go Ape in 2020!

    Go Ape Matfen

    Morpeth

    High Ropes CoursesHigh Ropes Courses

    Swing through the trees and fly down the zip wires while lapping up some of the finest scenery in Northumberland at Go Ape Matfen. Your mini daredevi...

    Suitable for 9+ Outdoor
  5. Deer at Northumberland Country Zoo in Morpeth

    Northumberland Country Zoo

    Morpeth

    Zoos and Wildlife ParksZoos and Wildlife Parks

    Fluffy friends, adorable animals and farmyard fun await you at Northumberland Country Zoo! Set in 15 acres of countryside in the heart of Northumberl...

    5 star rating Rating 5/5 (2 reviews)

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor
  6. Walking path at Belsay Hall Castle and Gardens in Newcastle upon Tyne

    Belsay Hall Castle and Gardens

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Castles and PalacesCastles and Palaces

    Belsay Hall, Castle and Gardens is like a great big adventure playground. Bring along the kids to explore a fine medieval castle, a Greek Revival vil...

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor
  7. Walking path at Carlisle Park in Morpeth

    Carlisle Park

    Morpeth

    Parks and PlaygroundsParks and Playgrounds

    Carlisle Park has plenty to be enjoyed, is open every day and is free to visit. If you are feeling active, there is a paddling pool and a skate park...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor
  8. Little boy feeding deer

    Whitehouse Farm Centre

    Morpeth

    Children's FarmsChildren's Farms

    Whitehouse Farm Centre is Northumberland’s largest family run farm. Spend your day playing with and feeding a variety of animals, including cows, pon...

    5 star rating Rating 5/5 (3 reviews)

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor, Outdoor
  9. Halloween at Treasure Island Morpeth

    Treasure Island Morpeth

    Morpeth

    Indoor and Soft Play AreasIndoor and Soft Play Areas

    Treasure Island is Morpeth's indoor soft play centre. As well as the giant climbing frame and pirate ship, we also now offer a range of home baked me...

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor
  10. Armadillos at Kirkley Hall Zoological Gardens in Ponteland

    Kirkley Hall Zoological Gardens

    Ponteland

    Zoos and Wildlife ParksZoos and Wildlife Parks

    Kirkley Hall Zoological Gardens was originally set up as an educational training facility for Northumberland College’s animal students and opened as...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor
  11. Huts at Druridge Bay Country Park in Morpeth

    Druridge Bay Country Park

    Morpeth

    Parks and PlaygroundsParks and Playgrounds

    Druridge Bay Country Park and their modern Visitors' Centre boast 3.5 miles of beautiful beach and sand dunes, plus a freshwater Lake surrounded by w...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor
  12. The Heritage Centre at Bellingham entrance with flowers

    The Heritage Centre at Bellingham

    Bellingham

    Museums and Art GalleriesMuseums 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...

    Suitable for 4-12 Indoor
  13. Mum and son at Space to Play Bedlington

    Space to Play Bedlington

    Bedlington

    Indoor and Soft Play AreasIndoor and Soft Play Areas

    Space to Play Bedlington is an innovative indoor children's play and party area in the North East. There is a fantastic woodland themed play frame wi...

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor
  14. Map and booklet for Wicked Wizard of Alnwick Treasure Trail

    Wicked Wizard of Alnwick Treasure Trail

    Alnwick

    Tourist AttractionsTourist 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...

    Suitable for 9+ Outdoor
  15. Georgian school teacher in classroom at Bailiffgate Museum in Alnwick

    Bailiffgate Museum

    Alnwick

    Museums and Art GalleriesMuseums 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...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor
  16. Kids on slide at Castle Mania Indoor Adventure Play in Amble

    Castle Mania Indoor Adventure Play

    Amble

    Indoor and Soft Play AreasIndoor and Soft Play Areas

    Castle Mania Indoor Adventure Play Centre is a wonderland for a princess and a challenge fit for a King purpose built for kids. Located in the popula...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor
  17. Kids on broomsticks at Alnwick Castle

    Alnwick Castle

    Alnwick

    Tourist AttractionsTourist 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...

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor
  18. Lights at night in The Alnwick Garden

    The Alnwick Garden

    Alnwick

    Parks and PlaygroundsParks 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...

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor, Outdoor
  19. Girl standing on a sandy beach

    Warkworth Beach

    Morpeth

    BeachesBeaches

    Head down to Warkworth Beach in Northumberland, a long sandy beach that’s perfect for little explorers to explore the seaside.  You’ll be met with a...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor
  20. Woodhorn Museum

    Woodhorn Museum

    Ashington

    Museums and Art GalleriesMuseums 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...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor

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