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

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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Barmston

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 344 fun things to do in Barmston 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 – 225 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Barmston 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 Barmston 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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Man feeding otter at WWT Washington Wetland Centre

WWT Washington Wetland Centre

  • Washington
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Zoos 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...

A girl bowling

AMF Bowling Washington

  • Washington
  • Indoor
  • Ten 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...

Girl on soft play bridge at Washington Leisure Centre

Washington Leisure Centre

  • Washington Village
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Swimming 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,...

Rider and horse jumping at Penshaw Equestrian Centre in Houghton le Spring

Penshaw Equestrian Centre

  • Houghton-le-Spring
  • Outdoor
  • Horse 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...

Castledown Fun Factory

  • Sunderland
  • Indoor
  • Indoor 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...

Mr Mulligan's Newcastle

Mr Mulligan's Newcastle

  • Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Indoor
  • Crazy 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...

Welcome sign to Herrington Country Park in Sunderland

Herrington Country Park

  • Sunderland
  • Outdoor
  • Parks 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...

Person bowling at Riverside Bowling in Sunderland

Riverside Bowling

  • Sunderland
  • Indoor
  • Ten 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...

Steam train at Bowes Railway in Gateshead

Bowes Railway

  • Gateshead
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway 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...

Toddler soft play area at Mister Twisters Wacky World of Fun in Gateshead

Mister Twisters

  • Gateshead
  • Indoor
  • Indoor 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...

Family at The Strategy Sunderland

The Strategy Sunderland

  • Sunderland
  • Indoor
  • Tourist 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...

Boy in ball pit at Wacky Warehouse - Story Book in Boldon Colliery

Wacky Warehouse - Story Book5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Boldon Colliery
  • Indoor
  • Indoor 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...

Cineworld Boldon Tyne and Wear

Cineworld Boldon Tyne and Wear

  • Boldon Colliery
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas 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...

Staff teaching kids about climbing at Sunderland Wall

Sunderland Wall

  • Sunderland
  • Indoor
  • Climbing

Boasting a 23 metre lead wall, over 900m2 of climbing and bouldering and over 120 routes, you won't run out of things to climb on at Sunderland Wall!...

Kids swimming at Silksworth Community Pool, Tennis & Wellness Centre in Sunderland

Silksworth Community Pool, Tennis & Wellness Centre

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

Silksworth Community Pool, Tennis & Wellness Centre has lots to offer for families who want to stay active. The centre has a huge variety of indo...

Kids tubing at Silksworth Sports Complex & Ski Slope in Sunderland

Silksworth Sports Complex & Ski Slope

  • Sunderland
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Sports Centres

Silksworth Sports Complex & Ski Slope is all about great family fun outdoors. Have a kick about on one of the large 6/11-a-side football pitches,...

Kids playing football at Houghton Sports & Wellness Centre

Houghton Sports & Wellness Centre

  • Houghton-le-Spring
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Sports Centres

Feeling sporty today? Gather the kids and head out to Houghton Sports & Wellness Centre for a non-stop active day out. Practice your kickflips at...

Families on tractor ride at Down at the Farm in Houghton Le Spring

Down at the Farm5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(3)

  • Houghton-le-Spring
  • Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Down at the Farm aims to bring the countryside and education together, sprinkled with a little bit of fun. This working farm was established back in...

Sprig in Riverside Park in Chester-le-Street

Riverside Park Chester-le-Street4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Chester-le-Street
  • Outdoor
  • Parks 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...

Pigs racing at Bill Quay Community Farm in Gateshead

Bill Quay Community Farm

  • Gateshead
  • Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

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

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