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

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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Ayle

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 365 fun things to do in Ayle for you and the family to discover, including indoor and soft play areas, parks and playgrounds and museums and art galleries. What's more, the weather shouldn't be a problem – 243 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Ayle 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 Ayle 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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Steam Train from South Tynedale Railway in Alston

South Tynedale Railway

  • Alston
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

South Tynedale Railway gives you and the kids the chance to travel on trains hauled by wonderfully preserved vintage steam and diesel locomotives fro...

Snow on top Nenthead Mines in Alston

Nenthead Mines

  • Alston
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Caves and Mines

A really fascinating environment to explore with the landscape having been dramatically altered by the lead and zinc mining industry, and not in the...

Water mill at Killhope Lead Mining Museum in Bishop Auckland

Killhope Lead Mining Museum

  • Bishop Auckland
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

If you are looking for somewhere different to go for a day out, bring the family to Killhope, the North of England Lead Mining Museum in the beautifu...

Soft play slide at Crackers Soft Play Haltwhistle

Crackers Soft Play

  • Haltwhistle
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

The popular Crackers Soft Play venue is a pleasant and welcoming adventure play facility with physical play equipment spread over multiple levels for...

Slide and swimming pool at Haltwhistle Swimming and Leisure Centre

Haltwhistle Swimming and Leisure Centre

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

Haltwhistle Swimming and Leisure Centre, located in the heart of ‘Hadrian Wall Country', offers a fun day out for the whole family, with 3 outdoor he...

Outside view of Vindolanda in Hexham

Vindolanda

  • Hexham
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Vindolanda and theRoman Army Museum bring history alive. Vindolanda is a fascinating Roman fort and civilian settlement lying just to the south of Ha...

People in outdoor swimming pool at Lazonby Swimming Pool in Penrith

Lazonby Swimming Pool

  • Penrith
  • Outdoor
  • Lidos

Lazonby Swimming Pool is a life saver in the hot: a 17m by 6m outdoor pool heated to a comfortable 26 degrees, it's ideal for both a family splash ab...

Ruins at Hadrians Wall and Fort in Fort Hexham

Hadrians Wall and Fort

  • Hexham
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Hadrians Wall and Fort is one of the UK's iconic features and a 'must do' while you're in the area! Witness the stunning views, explore varied natura...

Lake at Talkin Tarn Country Park in Brampton

Talkin Tarn Country Park

  • Brampton
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Talkin Tarn Country Park is a whopping 165 acre site rich in fairytale like mature woodland and gentle meadows, all surrounding a glacial lake (the t...

Exhibition room at Hexham Abbey

Hexham Abbey5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Hexham
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Hexham Abbey has many sights to take in, including some rare historical artefacts. Listen as two mischievous church mice show you around the abbey! T...

Girls at Hexham Old Gaol

Hexham Old Gaol

  • Hexham
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Hexham Old Gaol was built in 1330 and is the oldest custom built prison in England and has a befittingly rich history of plagues, bribed guards and j...

Aeroplane at Solway Aviation Museum in Carlisle

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...

Kids looking for clues on Treasure Trail

Hexham Treasure Hunt Trail

  • Hexham
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Throw away your captain’s hat and hook for something a little more fitting: a thinking cap! You’ll need it on the Hexham Treasure Hunt Trail. What is...

Waterfall at High Force Waterfall in Middleton

High Force Waterfall

  • Middleton
  • Outdoor
  • National Parks

High Force Waterfall, England's largest waterfall, suddenly and spectacularly drops 70 feet into the plunge pool below! The pretty woodland walk is a...

Boy holding owl at Falconry Days in Hexham

Falconry Days

  • Hexham
  • Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Falconry Days is a family business with a real passion for birds of prey. If you share fascination of these amazing birds then this is the place for...

Crafty Monkeys5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Penrith
  • Indoor
  • Pottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes

Crafty Monkeys allows children and adults to let loose and make their own pottery on the Potter's wheel, paint ready made items like cups, piggy bank...

Girl diving at Penrith Leisure Centre

Penrith Leisure Centre

  • Penrith
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Penrith Leisure Centre offers a massive range of activities all under cover, ideal for entertaining the family whatever the great British weather is...

Girl on horse back at Happy Hooves Riding Centre in Penrith

Happy Hooves Riding Centre

  • Penrith
  • Outdoor
  • Horse Riding and Stables

Welcome to Happy Hooves Riding Centre and Eamont Competition Horses. We are situated in the heart of Cumbria just outside of Penrith, 2 minutes from...

People swimming at Weardale Open Air Swimming Pool in Bishop Auckland

Stanhope Open Air Swimming Pool5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Bishop Auckland
  • Outdoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Stanhope Open Air Swimming Pool is the only heated open air swimming pool in County Durham. The water is heated to a tropical 80+degrees Fahrenheit n...

A family taking part in a Hunt Fun trail

Hunt Fun Appleby in Westmorland

  • Appleby-in-Westmorland
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Grab your binoculars, get the gang together and join the hunt on the Hunt Fun Appleby in Westmorland trail. It’s the best way to see the sights. You...

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