Northumberland and North East – Places to visit, things to do, attractions, activities and days out
Daysoutinfo.co.uk aims to provide you with the greatest choice of things to do and places to visit in Northumberland and the North East, including Alnwick, Beamish, Darlington, Durham, Hartlepool, Hexham and Newcastle. Explore indoor or outdoor attractions, activities, events, shopping, heritage or family fun.
Below you will find a choice of things to do during your time in Northumberland and the North East including visitor attractions, art galleries, castle, historic houses, museums, shops, railways, riding centres and activity centres, . You can even download your chosen leaflet by following the links below.
The following leaflets have been found for the Northumberland & the N East region.
Adventure Point is a fantastic fun-filled destination for all the family. We aim to entertain adults and kids of all ages, whatever the weather.
We have over 13,000 sq ft of space indoors and a further 8,000 sq ft outside. We strive to offer a clean an... more details
Alnwick Castle 2013
Welcome to Alnwick Castle, one of the largest inhabited castles in England, and proudly known as “The Windsor of the North.” Built as a medieval fortress, today it is home to the Duke and Duchess of Northumberland and their family.
Fill your day at the ... more details
Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art 2013
Gateshead, Tyne & Wear
Come along to BALTIC for a wonderful day out where you can relax, have a drink and admire the stunning views. We have four gallery floors hosting ever-changing
FREE ENTRY exhibitions which feature some of the world’s most ren... more details
Bay Horse Inn
West Woodburn, Northumberland
The Bay Horse Inn, West Woodburn, is a delightful 18th Century Coaching Inn built in mellowed sandstone, nestling by a stone bridge over the River Rede in the Rede Valley of Northumberland.
This is the place to stop on your journey: to rest, eat, drink ... more details
Beamish the North of England Open Air Museum 2014
Beamish, Co Durham
Beamish is a world famous open air museum. We tell the story of the people of North East England. Take a tram ride back to the 1820s, 1910s and 1940s. Explore The Town, Pit Village, Pockerley Old Hall and Waggonway, and , new for 2014, the Second World War Farm, all in the living Mu... more details
Beamish Wild 2013
Beamish, Stanley, Co Durham
Whoooosh! Looking for outdoor adventure? Experience the ultimate adrenaline rush at Beamish Wild’s High Ropes Course! High in the treetops, tackle Burma Bridge, jump the leap of faith and freefall on the incredible power fan.
With over 25 daredevil... more details
Bellingham Heritage Centre
The Heritage Centre at Bellingham is the museum for the North Tyne and Redewater area of Northumberland, England. The Centre also houses the Bellingham Tourist Information Centre. There is full access for wheelchair users, and free parking.
"...the bes... more details
Binchester Roman Fort 2013
Nr Bishop Auckland, Co Durham
Explore the impressive remains of a Roman bath house with its amazing 1,700 year old underfloor heating system. Find out why taking a bath in Roman times was about more than just getting clean! Walk in the footsteps of the soldiers around the remains of The Commander’s House - see if... more details
Birkheads Secret Garden
Sunniside, Newcastle upon Tyne
Birkheads was created from a field by the present owners Christine & Mike Liddle, professional garden designers. Christine is the obsessive plantswoman and Mike whose main interests are, photography & food, runs the coff... more details
Blue Reef Aquarium 2013
Blue Reef with ocean views! Situated in historic Tynemouth overlooking the stunning Longsands beach, home to surfers, sunbathers and the occasional seal!
Blue Reef is family friendly with under 3s admitted free. It’s easily accessible for pushchairs and... more details
Bowes Museum 2014
Discover the romantic history, beautiful setting and wonderful collections of The Bowes Museum.
The amazing collection of European fine and decorative art is complemented by major exhibitions, while our ever-expanding programme of indoor and outdoor eve... more details
Chillingham Castle 2013
This 12th century stronghold, just twenty minutes from the seaside and the home of Sir Humphry Wakefield and his family, became 'base-camp' for the 1298 conquering attack on William Wallace by “Hammer of the Scots”, King Edward 1st. Wallace had raided the previous year, burning the ... more details
Chillingham Castle Ghost Tours 2013
The Blue boy, poor, wandering, Lady Mary, a tortured child, the Royal procession and so many other famous stories. Chillingham retains them all because the Castle stays calm and unaltered ever since ancient battling days. With all its beauty and calm, Chillingham has many ghosts…. Of... more details
Coquetdale Arts Centre
We have a large gallery exhibiting the work of more than 100 local artists. Our studio offers classes throughout the year to all ages and abilities. The gallery will reopen on 1st April, 2012. From then, until mid December it will be open every day. Monday to Saturday 10.30 - 4.00, ... more details
Eggleston Hall Gardens
Eggleston, Barnard Castle
The four and a half acres of gardens are a Pandora's box of surprises, winding paths, borders, a stream, organic vegetables, walls, fell views. It is without doubt a magical place, dearly loved by custodians and customers alike. Perhaps the Jewel in the crown of this secret garden is... more details
English Heritage Hadrian's Wall 2013
Hadrian's Wall World Heritage Site is perfect for a short-break, spring walk or family day out. Experience Roman life and epic history in stunning locations. more details
English Heritage North East 2013
From the Hadrian’s Wall World Heritage Site and stunning coastal castles to spiritual priories, grand gardens and intriguing hidden gems, English Heritage in North East England can offer so many great places to visit for a spring day out. more details
Errington Reay Pottery 2014
The original founders,Robert Errington and William Reay, established their pottery at Bardon Mill in 1878, in the once water powered woollen
Since Victorian times Errington Reay has remained a traditional family run pottery. Errington Reay is the last commercial pottery in Br... more details
Hadrian's Wall Holiday Guide 2013
Hadrian's Wall Country, Northumberland
It all depends on what you fancy really, or on what you feel you are comfortable paying. Is this a week for all the family, or a long weekend combining some culture with a country house hotel? Self catering in the great outdoors or cosy farmhouse breakfasts? Whatever your choice –... more details
Hadrian's Wall Map 2013
Hadrian's Wall Country, Northumberland
One epic adventure
Experience Britain’s greatest Roman monument: 2,000 years in the making. Staggering in its planning; masterful in its execution; awe-inspiring in its scale. There can only be one historic monument in Britain that trul... more details
Hadrian's Wall Section 1 The Eastern Approaches
South Shields/Newcastle to Hexham
Places to stay, eat and drink and other businesses that can make your exploration of Hadrian’s Wall Country from Newcastle to Hexham even more enjoyable. more details
Hadrian's Wall Section 2 The Spectacular Frontier
Hexham to Brampton
This section lists the accommodation between the Roman sites of Chesters and Birdoswald. more details
High Force, Forest-in-Teesdale 2014
Middleton-in-Teesdale, County Durham
High Force is one of the most impressive waterfalls in England. The River Tees has been plunging into this gorge for thousands of years but the rocks it reveals are much more ancient - with origins dating back over 300 million years! more details
Howick Hall Gardens & Arboretum
The gardens are our pride and joy and are deliberately aimed at garden lovers.
Our extensive grounds (in total 90 acres) offer the chance to wander in beautiful, tranquil, natural surroundings and observe a wide variety of pl... more details
I Like North East Museums
North East England
There are more than 80 museums in the North East so whatever you like, we have it. more details
Inspired Pots, Hexham 2013
Inspired Pots is a contemporary paint-yourown ceramics studio. Our main aim is to provide a friendly and relaxed environment in which anyone, regardless of age or ability can create their own unique work of art.
Fun f... more details
Kielder Water & Forest Park What's On Spring 2014
Welcome to the Kielder event guide - the one stop shop for news and events in Kielder Water & Forest Park. more details
Killhope - Lead Mining Museum
Near Cowshill, Upper Weardale, Co. Durham
A great day out in the Co. Durham countryside...
Killhope, The North of England Lead Mining Museum, lies high up in the stunning North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Come and experience breathtaking scenery, underground mine adventure, fas... more details
Set beside the Lake inspired by Capability Brown’s original plan, Kirkharle promises Creativity and Culture in the beautiful Northumbrian Countryside. Enjoy a great day out to explore the inspirational landscape and courtyard at the birthplace of the most famous of British heritage l... more details
Locomotion - The National Railway Museum at Shildon 2014
Shildon, County Durham
• A fantastic free day out for all the family
• The greatest changing railway collection in the North East!
• Explore our railway heritage through interactive displays
• Exciting special events programme all year round
• Platform 7 café serving light refreshments
• Picnic and p... more details
Mini Moos Adventure Farm
Edmondsley, Co Durham
An all-weather attraction, Mini Moos is home to a wide range of miniature animals from Stinson, the miniature donkey to The Little Hooots, miniature birds of prey who come to Mini Moos in association with Kielder Birds of Prey Centre. Mini Moos has miniature cows, goats, horses and m... more details
National Trust Cragside 2014
Rothbury, Morpeth, Northumberland
Discover the world of Lord Armstrong – Victorian inventor, innovator and landscape genius. Cragside house was a wonder of its age. Built on a rocky crag, it is crammed full of ingenious gadgets and was the first house in the world to be lit by hydro-electricity. The gardens are incre... more details
National Trust Gibside 2014
Rowlands Gill, Derwent Valley, Gateshead
Discover magnificence and grandeur in George Bowes’ creation at Gibside. Two hundred years ago, old and new ideas met here, combining straight, formal vistas such as the Long Walk, with more irregular and meandering paths and streams that epitomise the eighteenth century English land... more details
National Trust Lindisfarne, the Farne Islands & the Northumberland Coast 2014
The Northumberland Coast
Discover Lindisfarne Castle, one of the north's most iconic landmarks.
Take a boat to the Farne Islands, one of Europe's most exciting wildlife experiences, and get up close to thousands of birds and grey seals.
Discover b... more details
National Trust Ormesby Hall
Ormesby, Near Middlesbrough
Home of the Pennyman family for nearly 400 years, this Georgian mansion, Victorian kitchen and laundry, gardens and estate walks provide lively resources for local schools, community groups and is a unique venue for weddings.
Weekend visitors can exper... more details
National Trust Penshaw Monument & the Durham Coast 2014
A great day out for all the family. more details
National Trust Wallington House, Walled Garden & Estate 2014
A place to enchant and delight…
Take a journey through this family home. Explore the history of Northumberland portrayed by the famous Bell Scott paintings in the Pre Raphaelite Central Hall. Discover the dolls’ houses, gaze at the Cabi... more details
Northumberland Sporting Clays
Nr Morpeth, Northumberland
Northumberland Sporting Clays is situated at Longwitton Dene near Morpeth in Northumberland. NE61 4JL. It is set up to promote safe clay target shooting for absolute beginners wanting to learn a new sport and experienced shots wanting to practice. This sport appeals to men and women ... more details
Northumberland Wildlife Trust Whats On December 2013 - April 2014
Guided walks, talks and
events for wildlife enthusiasts
in Newcastle, North Tyneside
and Northumberland more details
18th century Otterburn Mill still maintains a tradition of selling high quality textiles and craft products, including one of the largest selections of outdoor clothing in the North East.
The large showroom is housed in the original Mill buildings along... more details
Raby Castle 2014
Staindrop, near Barnard Castle, County Durham
One of the largest and most impressive of English medieval castles, Raby Castle, in County Durham, Northumbria, provides a wonderful day out for all the family.
Wonder at its towers, turrets, embattled walls, interiors and artworks from the Medieval, Re... more details
Newcastle, Tyne & Wear
Newcastle Gateshead from the river
With a fleet of three luxury equipped vessels accommodating up to 180 people, the River Escapes Latis, the River Escapes Fortuna and the River Escapes Coventina, we have something to offer all tastes, ... more details
RSPB Saltholme 2012
Saltholme, Port Clarence, Middlesbrough
Come and explore the breathtaking, state-of-the-art building with panoramic views of this huge wetland...
A brilliant café - just follow your nose for freshly-brewed coffee, gooey cakes and mouthwatering meals...
A great... more details
Sage Gateshead Family Fun January - April 2014
Sage Gateshead is a great place for a family
visit where you and your little ones can
enjoy fun, creative and engaging family
concerts and workshops. Most of our
workshops are aimed at under 7s, although
older and younger siblings are welcome. more details
Sanderson Arcade 2013
Sanderson Arcade is a shopping centre in the heart of the beautiful market town of Morpeth. With 27 fantastic stores theres something for everyone at Sanderson Arcade more details
Slate & Nature
Using reclaimed materials from across Northumberland, Slate & Nature produces a wide range of products for both the home and garden.
Every product has its own unique character; each product is made out of carefully selected suitable recycled materia... more details
Tees Barrage International White Water Centre, Stockton on Tees 2014
Stockton on Tees
It’s your chance to try the UK’s newest white water course. With a £4.6 million redevelopment we are back and ready for action. Get ready to experience the thrills, obstacles and drops of world class white water rafting.
This fantastic new course can o... more details
Thai Yoga Massge
Thai Yoga Massage is ideal for anyone regardless of their age, state of health or level of flexibility and is one of the few types of massage that can be carried out during pregnancy.
Massage is one of the three main branches of the ancient Thai Medical... more details
The Garden Station
Langley on Tyne, Hexham
A restored Victorian railway station in a woodland garden in Langley-on-Tyne, near Hexham in beautiful Northumberland
Courses in Gardening - Environment - Art - Sculpture - Writing - Food
A Visi... more details
The RNLI Grace Darling Museum 2012
In the true spirit of the lifeboat service, Grace Horsley Darling (1815–42) risked her life to rescue others from certain death in a terrible storm. Grace’s heroism earned her the first RNLI Medal for Gallantry to be awarded to a woman. Grace died of tuberculosis only 4 years later b... more details
The Wild Beasts of Chillingham 2013
Chillingham offers an outstanding day out in one of the most beautiful parts of Northumbria. Your first scary experience is a visit to the truly wild cattle. These unique beasts fight for the chance to mate. Any weak herd members are gored to death. The guided tours take you clos... more details
Our 4x4 Experience Days give you the chance to drive our off road prepared Land Rover Defender on tracks and trails around the North York Moors National Park. Your experienced guide/instructor will be in the passenger seat all day to show you how it’s done. Why not bring along friend... more details
Wild Northumbrian Tipis & Yurts 2012
Ideally located within Northumberland National Park in the Upper North Tyne Valley, nestled amongst fell, meadow, burns and woodland sit two beautiful 21ft Native American Tipis and two handcrafted fully insulated Mongolian Yurts set within their own private space with unique views o... more details
WWT Washington Wetland Centre 2014
Washington, Tyne & Wear
your ticket to a wild day out…
Whatever the weather, whatever the season - there’s always something to fascinate, inspire or engage. Explore a diverse mix of wetland, woodland and wildlife reserve. Home to rare and exotic wildfowl, flo... more details