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 2012
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
Bardon Mill 2013
The original founders, Robert Errington and William Reay, established their pottery at Bardon Mill in 1878, in the once water powered woollenmill. Since Victorian times Errington Reay has remained a traditional family run pottery.
Today at Bardon Mill, ... 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 2013
Beamish, Co Durham
Beamish is a world famous open air museum. We tell the story of the people of North East England at two important points of their history - 1825 and 1913.
Beamish, Britain's favourite open air museum, is set in over 300 acre... 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 2012
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
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 2012
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
Discover Durham's Countryside 2012
County Durham’s countryside is beautiful and varied. It includes the wild beauty of the moors, mysterious wooded dales, sweeping coastal scenery and wildlife havens nestled amongst towns and villages. We have a huge mix of plants and animals, as well as a fascinating historical and g... more details
Eggleston Hall Gardens 2012
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
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 2013
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 Sumer 2013
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
Kirkharle Courtyard 2012
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
GARDENS & ARBORETUM
NURSERY & PLANT CENTRE
ENROUTE COFFEE SHOP
A Plantsman Horticulturist and Garden designers Garden & Nursery, set in the beautiful Northumbrian countryside. 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 County Durham 2012
Penshaw Monument, Moorhouse Woods and the Durham Coast more details
National Trust Cragside 2012
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 2012
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 North East 2012
North East England
The North East of England is a great place. With an intriguing history, beautiful stretches of coastline and countryside, it’s also home to all kinds of weird and wonderful wildlife.
This Great Days Out guide will help you to make the most of your visit. So whether you want adventur... more details
National Trust Ormesby Hall 2012
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 Wallington Hall & Gardens 2012
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
Newbiggin Events 2013
Newbiggin by the Sea
Newbiggin by the Sea Events 2013 more details
Northumberland Sporting Clays 2012
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 What's On April - July 2013
Guided walks, talks and events for wildlife enthusiasts
This leaflet is a guide to all Northumberland Wildlife Trust walks, talks and events for adults, children and families interested in finding out more about local wildlif... 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 2013
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
River Escapes 2011
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
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
SENTA South East Northumberland Tourist Association Map 2012
South East Northumberland
We are proud to be able to share our wonderful corner of Northumberland with you, and introduce some of the wonderful businesses and attractions to enhance your visit.
We are an independent association of businesses and organisations working together t... 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
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 2011
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
Welcome to Saltburn by the Sea 2012
Welcome to Saltburn
For centuries it was a huddle of fishermen’s cottages and haunt of smugglers nestling on the North Yorkshire coast. Yet in only a few years Victorian entrepreneurs transformed humble Saltburn into Saltburn-by-the-Sea... more details
What's Happening Hartlepool 2013
Discover a Port City history, a multi-award winning attraction, a fantastic marina, beaches and countryside - there's something for everyone Hartlepool has a lot to offer all of its visitors – starting with a very warm welcome! The town proudly boasts a collection of attractions to s... more details
What's On at Woodhorn Spring 2013
For more than 80 years Woodhorn was a coal mine. Work to sink the first shaft began in 1894 and the first coal was brought to the surface in 1898. At its peak almost 2,000 men worked at the pit and 600,000 tons of coal was produced each year. Production stopped in 1981 but the shafts... 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
Otterburn, Kielder and Area
Situated in the heart of Northumberland, the most Northern County in Wild REDESDALE as the map shows, is an area of natural beauty and tranquility with the village of Otterburn at its centre.
Lying only 15 miles south of the Scottish Border, its scenery... more details
WWT Washington Wetland Centre 2013
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