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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Albany

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 324 fun things to do in Albany 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 – 226 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Albany 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 Albany 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. A girl bowling

    AMF Bowling Washington


    Ten Pin Bowling AlleysTen Pin Bowling Alleys

    Take a tumble down the lanes at AMF Bowling Washington, with tenpin bowling, arcade games and even ‘Pacman Smash’. It’s the best way to keep little w...

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor 0.5 miles from Albany
  2. Girl on soft play bridge at Washington Leisure Centre

    Washington Leisure Centre

    Washington Village

    Swimming Pools and Leisure CentresSwimming Pools and Leisure Centres

    Washington Leisure Centre is buzzing with all sorts of activities for the whole family. Enter the modern indoor sports hall for a game of badminton,...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 0.7 miles from Albany
  3. 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 5.7 miles from Albany
  4. Steam train at Bowes Railway in Gateshead

    Bowes Railway


    Railway and Transport AttractionsRailway and Transport Attractions

    The atmospheric Bowes Railway was originally a colliery railway which was built to carry coal mainly from the pits in North West Durham over to the T...

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor, Outdoor 1.5 miles from Albany
  5. Man feeding otter at WWT Washington Wetland Centre

    WWT Washington Wetland Centre


    Zoos and Wildlife ParksZoos and Wildlife Parks

    Treat your family to a day of wildlife encounters, fun play, and beautiful scenery. WWT Washington Wetland Centre is home to rare wildfowl, flamingos...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 2 miles from Albany
  6. Toddler soft play area at Mister Twisters Wacky World of Fun in Gateshead

    Mister Twisters


    Indoor and Soft Play AreasIndoor and Soft Play Areas

    Are you ready for a wild and wacky adventure? It’s time to scramble up the climbing frames and delve into Mister Twisters Wacky World of Fun. There a...

    Suitable for 0-8 Indoor 2.3 miles from Albany
  7. Rider and horse jumping at Penshaw Equestrian Centre in Houghton le Spring

    Penshaw Equestrian Centre


    Horse Riding and StablesHorse Riding and Stables

    Penshaw Equestrian Centre is one of the north east longest running riding schools. We offer lesson from 4 years old onwards. Here at Penshaw you can...

    Suitable for 9+ Outdoor 2.6 miles from Albany
  8. Castledown Fun Factory

    Castledown Fun Factory


    Indoor and Soft Play AreasIndoor and Soft Play Areas

    The Castledown Fun Factory has a bright and colourful indoor play facility attached to a family friendly pub with a healthy kids' menu. Classic fun f...

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor 3 miles from Albany
  9. Welcome sign to Herrington Country Park in Sunderland

    Herrington Country Park


    Parks and PlaygroundsParks and Playgrounds

    Home to an array of outdoor events, Herrington Country Park offers walks, cycle trails, environmental sculptures and much more. The park also feature...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 3.2 miles from Albany
  10. Pigs racing at Bill Quay Community Farm in Gateshead

    Bill Quay Community Farm


    Children's FarmsChildren's Farms

    Bill Quay Community Farm prides itself on protecting rare breeds and providing fun, interesting and informative activities for families. As a registe...

    Suitable for 0-12 Outdoor 3.5 miles from Albany
  11. Pond at Saltwell Park in Gateshead

    Saltwell Park


    Parks and PlaygroundsParks and Playgrounds

    Saltwell Park is one of Britain’s finest examples of a Victorian park. There’s so much going on that you’ll find an activity for every member of the...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 3.7 miles from Albany
  12. Person bowling at Riverside Bowling in Sunderland

    Riverside Bowling


    Ten Pin Bowling AlleysTen Pin Bowling Alleys

    The family friendly Riverside Bowling centre offers 19 lanes of modern tenpin alleys with light balls, gutter guard bumpers and smooth ball ramps to...

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor 3.7 miles from Albany
  13. Boy in ball pit at Wacky Warehouse - Story Book in Boldon Colliery

    Wacky Warehouse - Story Book

    Boldon Colliery

    Indoor and Soft Play AreasIndoor and Soft Play Areas

    The air conditioned Wacky Warehouse in the historic Story Book pub offers multiple levels of well padded craziness in the name of exercise boasting l...

    5 star rating Rating 5/5 (1 reviews)

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor 3.8 miles from Albany
  14. Cineworld Boldon Tyne and Wear

    Cineworld Boldon Tyne and Wear

    Boldon Colliery

    Cinemas and TheatresCinemas and Theatres

    Up for going to the movies? If you want to see the top family-friendly releases, the best place to go is Cineworld Boldon Tyne and Wear. Share the ma...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor 3.8 miles from Albany
  15. Sprig in Riverside Park in Chester-le-Street

    Riverside Park Chester-le-Street


    Parks and PlaygroundsParks and Playgrounds

    Splash around, run wild or just relax; there’s something for everyone at Riverside park! Children of all ages can enjoy 5,000 square metres of play a...

    4 star rating Rating 4/5 (1 reviews)

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 3.9 miles from Albany
  16. The Giants Den

    The Giants Den


    Indoor and Soft Play AreasIndoor and Soft Play Areas

    The Giants Den has a range of fantastic equipment and facilities to keep the children entertained and wanting to come back for more ranging from phys...

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor 4.1 miles from Albany
  17. Person playing paintball at Battlezone Laser Gateshead

    Battlezone Laser Gateshead


    Laser TagLaser Tag

    Battlezone Laser in Gateshead welcomes gamers over 6 years to pick up a laser pack and get blasting in their epic 15,000 square foot mega arena! With...

    Suitable for 9+ Indoor 4.2 miles from Albany
  18. Family at The Strategy Sunderland

    The Strategy Sunderland


    Tourist AttractionsTourist Attractions

    Put your grey matter to the test at The Strategy, Sunderland. This is the immersive experience that’s been sweeping the nation: you’re locked in a se...

    Suitable for 9+ Indoor 4.4 miles from Albany
  19. People running with horses at Pockerley Riding School in Stanley

    Pockerley Riding School


    Horse Riding and StablesHorse Riding and Stables

    The friendly and welcomingPockerley Riding School is set in the gorgeous heart of the Beamish countryside and boasts beautiful riding through peacefu...

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor 4.5 miles from Albany
  20. Ramps at Dynamix Skatepark in Gateshead

    Dynamix Skatepark


    Ice Skating and RollerskatingIce Skating and Rollerskating

    Dynamix Skatepark is not just an indoor skate park but a circus skills and performing arts training company too! There are a variety of sessions avai...

    Suitable for 9+ Indoor 4.5 miles from Albany

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