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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Bellingham

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 287 fun things to do in Bellingham 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 – 197 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Bellingham 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 Bellingham 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. Outside view of The Bowes Museum in Barnard Castle

    The Bowes Museum

    Barnard Castle

    Museums and Art GalleriesMuseums and Art Galleries

    The young and the young-at-heart can explore The Bowes Museum through the provision of interactive games and activities throughout the Museum. Grab y...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 43.9 miles from Bellingham
  2. Girl doing a zip wire at Go Ape Peebles Go Ape in 2020!

    Go Ape Peebles

    Peebles

    High Ropes CoursesHigh Ropes Courses

    Butterflies in your tummy is a given at Go Ape Peebles, with a thrilling zip 160ft above the valley, the challenge will be trying not to look down! L...

    Suitable for 4+ Outdoor 49 miles from Bellingham
  3. Outside view of Manderston in Duns

    Manderston

    Duns

    Tourist AttractionsTourist Attractions

    Manderston, its buildings, gardens, and park form an ensemble that has all the elaborate planning for Edwardian comfort and convenience, but is Georg...

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor, Outdoor 44.1 miles from Bellingham
  4. Girl looking into doll house at Thirlestane Castle in Lauder

    Thirlestane Castle

    Lauder

    Castles and PalacesCastles and Palaces

    Thirlestane Castle is a magnificent 16th Century Castle set in a quiet meadow landscape, the fairytale exterior makes it the perfect place for a magi...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 44.3 miles from Bellingham
  5. The play area at Little Land Play

    Little Land Play

    Peterlee

    Indoor and Soft Play AreasIndoor and Soft Play Areas

    Little Land Play might be little by name, but it’s certainly not little by nature. Visit a role playing centre that’s the perfect spot for big imagin...

    Suitable for 0-8 Indoor 44.4 miles from Bellingham
  6. Ruins of Egglestone Abbey in Barnard Castle

    Egglestone Abbey

    Barnard Castle

    LandmarksLandmarks

    Egglestone Abbey The charming ruins of a small monastery of Premonstratensian 'white canons' (a Roman Catholic religious order), picturesquely set ab...

    Suitable for 4+ Outdoor 44.8 miles from Bellingham
  7. Boy exploring grounds of Traquair House

    Traquair House

    Traquair

    Stately Homes and GardensStately Homes and Gardens

    Traquair House and grounds has plenty to offer families including a maze, woodland and willow tunnels to explore, a mini adventure playground for all...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 45.2 miles from Bellingham
  8. Playground at Horden Welfare Park

    Horden Welfare Park

    Horden

    Parks and PlaygroundsParks and Playgrounds

    Horden Welfare Park is the village's most popular attraction for the simple pleasures of childhood but also hosts a number of rather more exciting ac...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 45.5 miles from Bellingham
  9. Outside pool at Shap Swimming Pool in Penrith

    Shap Swimming Pool

    Penrith

    LidosLidos

    Shap at just under 1,000 ft is England's highest heated open air swimming pool! Their volunteer run 16 metre community pool is open daily from May to...

    Suitable for 4+ Outdoor 45.9 miles from Bellingham
  10. Girl at birthday party at Wacky Warehouse Gretna Green in Newton Aycliffe

    Wacky Warehouse Gretna Green

    Newton Aycliffe

    Indoor and Soft Play AreasIndoor and Soft Play Areas

    Wacky Warehouse at the Gretna green Hotel provides kids up to 4ft9 a range of indoor play features spread over several floors of climbing maze, inclu...

    3 star rating Rating 3/5 (1 reviews)

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor, Outdoor 46.1 miles from Bellingham
  11. Girls in dresses running at Hardwick Park in Sedgefield

    Hardwick Park

    Sedgefield

    Parks and PlaygroundsParks and Playgrounds

    Hardwick Park is a traditional style park experience ideal for old school family games, picnicking and wild flower spotting in the gorgeous meadow: t...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 46.3 miles from Bellingham
  12. Indoor soft play frame and cafe area at Funky Monkeys in Stockton-on-Tees

    Funky Monkeys

    Stockton-on-Tees

    Indoor and Soft Play AreasIndoor and Soft Play Areas

    Funky Monkeys is a jungle themed play structure for children aged 8 and under to enjoy all weather fitness fun. There is a separate soft play area fo...

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor 46.5 miles from Bellingham
  13. Planet Leisure

    Planet Leisure

    Newton Aycliffe

    Activity CentresActivity Centres

    This exciting, indoor entertainment centre awaits you and your family. Head on down to Planet Leisure for all-weather fun, you all can enjoy. There’s...

    5 star rating Rating 5/5 (1 reviews)

    Suitable for all ages Indoor 46.5 miles from Bellingham
  14. Goats at Wetheriggs Animal Rescue in Barnard Castle

    Wetheriggs Animal Rescue

    Barnard Castle

    Children's FarmsChildren's Farms

    Giving unwanted or injured creatures the gift of a home is what Wetheriggs Animal Rescue is all about. It makes it a must see for all animal lovers!...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 46.7 miles from Bellingham
  15. Goat at Mossburn Animal Centre in Lockerbie

    Mossburn Community Farm

    Lockerbie

    Zoos and Wildlife ParksZoos and Wildlife Parks

    Come and visit Mossburn to learn all about the animals - the volunteer staff are always happy to give a guided tour! Mossburn rescues misused, abused...

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor 46.7 miles from Bellingham
  16. Triceratops at Dino Park in Dumfries

    Dino Park

    Dumfries

    Parks and PlaygroundsParks and Playgrounds

    Fancy a Jurassic jaunt this weekend? Dino Park does exactly what is says on the tin, with dinosaurs aplenty and loads of prehistoric activities. Step...

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor, Outdoor 46.8 miles from Bellingham
  17. Soft play frame at Ruff N Tumble Adventure World in Newton Aycliffe

    Ruff N Tumble Adventure World

    Newton Aycliffe

    Indoor and Soft Play AreasIndoor and Soft Play Areas

    Ruff 'N' Tumble Adventure World is a fantastic state of the art fun facility ideally suited for energetic kids under 12, with dedicated areas for the...

    3 star rating Rating 3/5 (2 reviews)

    Suitable for all ages Indoor 46.9 miles from Bellingham
  18. River at Aira Force in Penrith

    Aira Force

    Penrith

    Parks and PlaygroundsParks and Playgrounds

    Probably the most famous of the Lake District waterfalls, the main force falls 70 feet from below a stone footbridge. Aira Force provides a glimpse o...

    Suitable for 4+ Outdoor 47 miles from Bellingham
  19. Steam trains at Stainmore Railway Company Ltd in Kirkby Stephen

    Stainmore Railway Company Ltd

    Kirkby Stephen

    Railway and Transport AttractionsRailway and Transport Attractions

    Stainmore Railway Company Ltd has loads of different locomotives to check out, including one from the National Railway Museum Collection. There is a...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 47.4 miles from Bellingham
  20. Sunrise at Blackhall Rocks on Durham Coast in Hartlepool

    Blackhall Rocks on Durham Coast

    Hartlepool

    BeachesBeaches

    The Blackhall Rocks on Durham Coast The coastline between Seaham and Blackhall is accessible at a number of points, notably at Seaham in the north, E...

    1 star rating Rating 1/5 (1 reviews)

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 48.1 miles from Bellingham

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