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

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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Newcastleton

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 203 fun things to do in Newcastleton for you and the family to discover, including tourist attractions, parks and playgrounds and museums and art galleries. What's more, the weather shouldn't be a problem – 127 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Newcastleton 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 Newcastleton 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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Kids on outside climbing wall at Rock UK Whithaugh Park in Newcastleton

Rock UK Whithaugh Park

  • Newcastleton
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Activity Centres

Rock UK Whithaugh Park offers a 300m zip wire, challenging low ropes course, epic mountain biking (bike hire on site), indoor swimming, kayaking and...

Kielder Water and Forest Park

Kielder Water and Forest Park

  • Kielder
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Get in touch with your wild side at England’s largest forest - Kielder Water and Forest Park! You’ll have the chance to explore 5 walking and 7 cycli...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Outside view of Gretna Greens Famous Blacksmiths Shop

Gretna Greens Famous Blacksmiths Shop

  • Gretna Green
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Gretna Green's Famous Blacksmiths Shop has a lot more to it these days than the well known elopement significance and is actually a lovely place to v...

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...

Wooden thread reel at Textile Towerhouse in Hawick

Textile Towerhouse

  • Hawick
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Textile Towerhouse is hidden within Drumlanrig's Tower: a beautifully restored building which uses period rooms, figures and audiovisuals displays to...

Wilton Lodge Park river

Wilton Lodge Park3 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Hawick
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Pretty little Wilton Lodge Park offers public access to putting, crazy golf, bowling, croquet and tennis, plus formal facilities rugby, tennis and fo...

Walby Farm Park

Walby Farm Park

  • Carlisle
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Up for a family day out? Make your way to Walby Farm Park where the fun never stops, no matter the weather! From getting hands-on in the fully-covere...

Swimming pool at Teviotdale Leisure Centre in Hawick

Teviotdale Leisure Centre

  • Hawick
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Teviotdale Leisure Centre with its Lagoon style swimming pool with toddler and main pool sections is a great place to take the kids and there is a so...

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...

Outside view of The Devils Porridge Exhibition in Eastriggs

The Devils Porridge Exhibition

  • Eastriggs
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

The Devil's Porridge Exhibition is an amazing exhibition which tells the story of arguably the Greatest Munitions Factory on Earth, which was constru...

Climbing wall at The Sands Centre in Carlisle

The Sands Leisure Centre

  • Carlisle
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

The Sands Centre This exciting and fun, very popular sport takes place on our magnificent state of the art climbing wall. Their fully qualified climb...

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...

Monument at Bitts Park in Carlisle

Bitts Park

  • Carlisle
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Frequent Green Flag winnerBitts Park is great for families, offering a nice range of activity options and some truly beautiful surroundings. It has a...

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