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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Thwaite

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 581 fun things to do in Thwaite for you and the family to discover, including indoor and soft play areas, tourist attractions and museums and art galleries. What's more, the weather shouldn't be a problem – 405 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Thwaite 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 Thwaite 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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Dales Countryside Museum

  • Hawes
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The charming Dales Countryside Museum tells the story of the local folk and landscape of the Yorkshire Dales from deep past up to present times, and...

Aysgarth Falls

  • Leyburn
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • National Parks

Aysgarth Falls hosts a Green Tourism Awarded visitor centre from which you can begin your adventure with expert guidance and directions. The centre i...

Bolton Castle

  • Leyburn
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Bolton Castle is superb medieval fortress with a packed programme of daily events and activities indoors and out, great for a family day trip! Family...

Stone Trail Riding Centre

  • Kirkby Stephen
  • Outdoor
  • Horse Riding and Stables

BHS approved Stone Trail Riding Centre offer a pleasing choice of differing length rides from an hour to a full day, as well as long-distance trail r...

Pennine Bridleway National Trail

  • Kirkby Stephen
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Pennine Bridleway National Trail is the only National Trail that was designed specifically to be used by horse riders, but also offers a fantastic ch...

Stainmore Railway Company Ltd

  • Kirkby Stephen
  • Outdoor
  • Railway 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...

Hunt Fun Kirkby Stephen

  • Kirkby Stephen
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

The Hunt Fun Kirkby Stephen trail will lead you all over town, to local landmarks and down every intriguing nook and cranny. It’s basically exploring...

The Forbidden Corner5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(3)

  • Coverham
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

‘The Strangest Place in the World’ is calling for recruits! Conceived by landowner, C.R.Armstrong, The Forbidden Corner was originally a private foll...



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Egglestone Abbey

  • Barnard Castle
  • Outdoor
  • Landmarks

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

Barnard Castle

  • Barnard Castle
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Castles and Palaces

Barnard Castle is a charming historical visit great for both kids who like to get imaginative in the atmosphere and for those more academic types wan...

The Bowes Museum

  • Barnard Castle
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums 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...

Wetheriggs Animal Rescue

  • Barnard Castle
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children'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!...

Teesdale Sports Centre

  • Barnard Castle
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Teesdale Sports Centre This modern family friendly centre offers a good standard swimming pool with swimming lessons available if needed and loads of...

Richmond Treasure Hunt Trail

  • Richmond
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

There’s so much to see in Richmond and what better way to do so than on the Richmond Treasure Hunt Trail? It’s a code busting tour of the town. Get s...

Richmond Castle

  • Richmond
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Richmond Castle was originally built to subdue the unruly North of England and is one of the greatest Norman fortresses in Britain, great for visitin...

Empire Catterick Garrison

  • Richmond
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

Experience the latest blockbuster films across 7 different screens and in the best way possible at Empire Cinema in Catterick Garrisons. With awesome...

The Station

  • Richmond
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Enigmatically titled The Station, this beautifully restored Victorian railway is packed with exhibits, history and heritage. Bring your brood of cult...

White Scar Cave4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Ingleton
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Caves and Mines

Starting 350 million years ago, and continuing into the twenty-first century, the history of White Scar Cave is an intriguing mixture of ancient and...

Ingleborough Cave

  • Clapham
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Caves and Mines

Ingleborough Cave recently celebrated 175 years of entrancing its many visitors with an awe inspiring range of stunning cave formations, imposing cav...

High Force Waterfall

  • Middleton
  • Outdoor
  • National Parks

High Force Waterfall, England's largest waterfall, suddenly and spectacularly drops 70 feet into the plunge pool below! The pretty woodland walk is a...

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