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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Barrow Burn

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 287 fun things to do in Barrow Burn for you and the family to discover, including indoor and soft play areas, museums and art galleries and tourist attractions. What's more, the weather shouldn't be a problem – 188 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Barrow Burn 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 Barrow Burn 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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View of hills at Pennine Way National Trail in Kelso

Pennine Way National Trail

  • Kelso
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Pennine Way National Trail is one of the most famous National Trails and was the first to open. A great place for upland walking with the kids throug...

Gravel path at Cragside House, Gardens and Estate in Morpeth

Cragside House, Gardens and Estate

  • Morpeth
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Stately 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...

Outside view of Mary Queen Of Scots Visitor Centre in Jedburgh

Mary Queen Of Scots Visitor Centre

  • Jedburgh
  • Indoor
  • Tourist Attractions

The Mary Queen Of Scots Visitor Centre helps visitors explore the history of an iconic Scottish figure and learn her story in full in a charming buil...

Walls of Jedburgh Castle Jail and Museum

Jedburgh Castle Jail and Museum

  • Jedburgh
  • Indoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Get a taste of life behind bars in this 1820s jail: a model prison in its day but now a bit spooky! Also discover the history of the Royal Burgh of J...

Outside view of Chillingham Castle in Alnwick

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  • Alnwick
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Castles and Palaces

A mere 20 minutes from the seaside, Chillingham Castle is open to the public from Easter and through October for exploration of their Gardens, Lakes...

Cows at Chillingham Wild Cattle Park in Alnwick

Chillingham Wild Cattle Park

  • Alnwick
  • Outdoor
  • National Parks

The park's most outstanding feature is their rare bovines: the purebred Chillingham Wild Cattle herd here is the only one in the world! They're actua...

Picnic table at Harestanes Countryside Visitor Centre in Jedburgh

Harestanes Countryside Visitor Centre

  • Jedburgh
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Harestanes Countryside Visitor Centre is a great starting point for a family day out as it is set in beautiful countryside near Jedburgh, with a numb...

The Heritage Centre at Bellingham entrance with flowers

The Heritage Centre at Bellingham

  • Bellingham
  • Indoor
  • Museums 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...

Ice hockey at Border Ice Rink in Kelso

Border Ice Rink

  • Kelso
  • Indoor
  • Ice Skating and Rollerskating

Border Ice Rink is a rare treat, in that with all the curling and skating clubs they host there are very limited times in which you can just go for a...

Outside view of Floors Castle in Kelso

Floors Castle

  • Kelso
  • Outdoor
  • Castles and Palaces

The Floors Castle is a wonderful example to kids who've previously seen ruins and military style fortifications of how such a building can still be a...

Steam train travelling at Heatherslaw Light Railway

Heatherslaw Light Railway

  • Cornhill-on-Tweed
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Aside from being the most northerly known steam railway in England, Heatherslaw Light Railway is also terrifically adaptive to the weather: with full...

Outside view of Kielder Castle Visitor Centre

Kielder Castle Visitor Centre

  • Kielder
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Kielder Castle Visitor Centre is now home to a variety of exhibitions to enjoy, but it used to be the hunting lodge for the Duke of Northumberland. T...

Outside view of Tower Knowe Visitor Centre in Kielder

Tower Knowe Visitor Centre

  • Kielder
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Tower Knowe Visitor Centre is a great place to discover the rich history of Kielder Water and Forest Park, with an interesting interactive exhibition...

Coldstream Museum

  • Coldstream
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Coldstream Museum In addition to a varied and exciting programme of exhibitions and creative workshops, the Museum houses permanent displays explorin...

Cyclists at The Bike Place in Kielder

The Bike Place in Kielder

  • Kielder
  • Outdoor
  • Cycling

The Bike Place in Kielder is an excellent place to visit if you want to go biking through the wilderness with family and friends. There are a variety...

Night sky at Kielder Observatory

Kielder Observatory

  • Kielder
  • Indoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Do you ever stare up at the stars at night and wish you knew more about the depths of space. Go investigate at the Kielder Observatory gives anyone t...

Rainbow over The Hirsel Estate in Coldstream

The Hirsel Estate

  • Coldstream
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

A great day out for all the family in a fairytale setting, with wonderful walks around the glassy pool of water and through the mysterious wood, each...

Kestral at Kielder Water Bird of Prey Centre in Falstone

Kielder Water Bird of Prey Centre

  • Falstone
  • Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

The Kielder Centre contains the North of England's largest and most complete collections of Birds Of Prey! At the Centre you will discover a vast var...

Campsite at Leaplish Waterside Park in Kielder

Leaplish Waterside Park

  • Kielder
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Leaplish Waterside Park is 1 of 3 visitor centres at Kielder Water and Forest Park and a terrific location to set course for in warmer weather! Activ...

Sculpture at Kielder Art and Architecture in Kielder

Kielder Art and Architecture

  • Kielder
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Kielder Art and Architecture is a great way to explore Kielder Forest and Water Park and be inspired by the interesting collection of sculptures and...

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