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#1 of 10 things to do in Houghton-le-Spring
On the day the volunteers and staff were as almost always with the NT friendly, knowledgable, informed, approachable and good humoured and its worth considering membership as that gives great value.
Found a great walk of a nice length for me and my walking friend and it is amazing how far you can walk with very little contact in built up areas - some great little paths keeping out of towns/villages.
#3 of 10 things to do in Houghton-le-Spring
My little girl really enjoyed the bouncy pillows, there are also multiple playgrounds, tractor rides, pony rides etc as well as being able to feed the animals.
We purchased an annual pass for Down at the Farm , excellent value and means that you can go anytime and spend as much time as you like when visiting.

Victoria Tunnel

Newcastle upon Tyne 10.6 mi away
#1 of 123 things to do in Newcastle upon Tyne
We went on a guided tour to this amazing tunnel.The tour guides Miriam and Diane were very knowledgeable about the history of this tunnel, going back to when it was used as a underground shelter during world war l...
We came today for the two hour tour and from beginning to end, we loved it!! Hearing the stories about how the tunnel was used in both WW2 and Victorian times from our guides, Ian and Dee was fascinating.

Durham Cathedral

Durham, UK 6.3 mi away
#2 of 45 things to do in Durham
This amazing cathedral, built by the Normans, and containing the tombs of the Venerable Bede and St Cuthbert and the most intact medieval cloisters in England, this awe inspiring place is breathtaking in its size...
It is a marvelous Place and a wonderful atmosphere inside.It is well worth a visit.There is a great walk around the cathedral incorporating the river.The town center is also a great place to visit with lots of eat...
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World War One Soldier Sculpture

Seaham, UK 5.5 mi away
#1 of 20 things to do in Seaham
Sculpture is very touching and just reminds you how lucky we are to have the lives we have thanks to these soldiers (and all those who still fight for us now) Impressive sculpture - well worth a visit.
This sculpture is fantastic ...well worth the money spent on bringing it to seaham ..very respected by everyone ...young and old .. fantastic status symbol to the brave soldiers...every week I see this and you get...

Beamish Wild

Beamish, UK 8.8 mi away
#2 of 2 things to do in Beamish
The high ropes course is great for ages 10+ Special thanks to Greg, Kalyan and Sam who were really helpful and made sure all 3 girls felt safe and were really friendly.
She absaloutely loved it, completing loads of varied activities throughout the day including outdoor activities, climbing activities leap of faith, archery etc.

Beamish Museum

Beamish, UK 8.1 mi away
#1 of 2 things to do in Beamish
Fantastic day with grandchildren so much Great day with the grandchildren so educational lots for them too learn about amazing old school and all the different items in the shops they loved the old sweet shop,the...
I love the way Beamish goes the extra mile with all the knowledgeable staff/ volunteers able to share some in-depth insight about the way ordinary folk lived in those days - all done with friendliness and good hum...
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Saltwell Park

Gateshead 9.1 mi away
#3 of 34 things to do in Gateshead
... great place to bring dogs, the park is quite big even when it’s really busy usually on weekends there’s always quiet places you can sit down and relax or have a picnic etc ... would highly recommend this place
Love this place You can walk miles, be alone, be with peoples Artworks, sculptures, trees and plants it’s a stunning place Nice cafe as well, bacon or cake the choice is good

Tanfield Railway

Gateshead 9.6 mi away
#2 of 34 things to do in Gateshead
We visited the Tanfield Railway , which is always a pleasure, As well as the fabulous engines, lovely countryside, great walks based around the area.
Its a lovelt tea room done in the style of the forties with china crockery and small tables.It was a fabulous place for kids too as they had toys and games, as well as a craft table full of things to make Easter B...

WWT Washington Wetland Centre

Washington 4.1 mi away
#1 of 12 things to do in Washington
A visit for my husbands birthday who loves photography and was able to get around on the disabled scooter provided.A fabulous place for all ages seeing the most wonderful birds and other wildlife
We saw all manner of wildlife, visited the duckling nursery, loved the Hawthorn Hide (a little gem!) and they played with all the water activities.

Herrington Country Park

Sunderland 2.7 mi away
#2 of 45 things to do in Sunderland
... enjoyed it there’s a lovely park as well and a lake with swans if you go further round the park there’s a miners memorial there’s a cafe near the park that is very cheap and staff are lovely well worth a visit
Good variety of activities here: children's play area; lakes with so many birds - especially the swans; many walks with good surfaces and lots of opportunities to walk across the grass; hill to climb and great views.


Langley Park, UK 8.6 mi away
#1 of 3 things to do in Langley Park
Firstly a big thank you to Auntie Hannah for treating us to a day-trip to Diggerland as part of our Christmas present...she even provided a fully catered picnic!! Just lovely...a second thank you to Mother Nature...
Totally fantastic day out, something for all ages, kids loved the rides my 10yr old loved driving the cars and diggers by himself amazing day for all the family

Stadium Of Light

Sunderland 6.1 mi away
#5 of 45 things to do in Sunderland
This ground is superbly set out great atmosphere great supports mainly me like but ya nar I would recommend anyone visit hear especially for the tour which is very interesting
Football stadium in England that I have visited, the view of the pitch was excellent as was the match atmosphere, the stewards, were relaxed and helpful.

The Angel of the North

Gateshead 7.1 mi away
#5 of 34 things to do in Gateshead
It is worth stopping here for a closer look as it is easily accessible just off the A1 with a small car park so if you are travellng up the A1 and want a short break you may as well stop here and stretch your legs
Parking is available at the site, there is an excellent notice board which gives good information about the Angel and when you walk up close to it you then realise just how big it is, PLUS it is all FREE.

Roker & Seaburn Beaches

Sunderland 7.1 mi away
#1 of 45 things to do in Sunderland
Fab beaches parks and marina July has the air show fantastic, also lights along the promenade and a big wheel with lots of entertainment, pub's and restaurants all good
All in all Seaburn and Roker are two really nice places to visit with bars and restaurants very close by for refreshments, they also have a very nice marina full of yachts and pleasure craft.

Ushaw College

Durham, UK 8.9 mi away
#3 of 45 things to do in Durham
What a great place to visit, the chapels have fantastic artwork and paintings, you can walk around at you leisure, very historic place, there is a restaurant in the college serving good meals and is really cheap f...
Ushaw College is an amazing building/ series of buildings in its own right, beautifully preserved and with a team of volunteers who are always ready to tell you about it.

Durham University Botanic Garden

Durham, UK 6.7 mi away
#10 of 45 things to do in Durham
Had a nice walk round looking at all the plants and trees and then had a coffee from the coffee shop in the sunshine, Its like an oasis in the middle of Durham City, well worth a visit
Anyway the Botanics are beautiful, so well laid out and so many different areas of interest, glasshouses with so much interest as well as insects, reptiles and amphibians.

Skydive Academy Ltd - Peterlee Parachute Centre

Shotton Colliery, UK 6.7 mi away
#1 of 2 things to do in Shotton Colliery
Today I took part in a charity sky dive for The Angel Trust- amazing experience with fab staff, my instructor Mark was amazing, making me feel at ease and ensuring I enjoyed every moment of the experience- highly...
Tandem jump at 15000ft and WOW what a great experience I loved every second!...Dick was my instructor/jump partner and what a great bloke hats off to the ex Para can’t praise him enough very professional and put m...

National Glass Centre

Sunderland 6.4 mi away
#4 of 45 things to do in Sunderland
A wonderful and varied selection of things to do, great works of art in glass on display from up and coming young artists, crafts for the kids to get involved in, friendly staff always willing to stop and chat and...
Very good shop with plenty of choice The art gallery is worth a visit There was a man blowing glass so they was very interesting to watch while you are there The coffee shop is well worth a visit the scones are am...

East Durham Coast

Durham, UK 5.4 mi away
#8 of 45 things to do in Durham
Take a car, add a picnic, forget the weather - though a dry day is preferred, and allow a god day to just tootle along the coast - beaches, cliffs, picturesque villages, sprawling cities - the coast has it all.
The area is still work in progress but the public art on display is worth a visit with "Tommy" a WW1 soldier and "The Brothers" a reminder of the area's coal mining past.

Riverside Park

Chester-le-Street, UK 4.1 mi away
#1 of 7 things to do in Chester-le-Street
There's plenty to do and see from the swans ducks and other wildlife the park Its excellent for children of all ages there are well though out paths to walk at your leisure exercise machines dotted about and a lov...
Nice wide open spaces, a skate/BMX park, plenty of wide paths for learning to ride a bike, a beautiful river to plodge in, trim trail, and a super children's play area from tots to teens, great outdoor cafe and a...

Crook Hall & Gardens

Durham, UK 5.8 mi away
#6 of 45 things to do in Durham
visted for a wedding world class venue the gardens are beautiful great for familys 1st class coffee shop pat loved tea in china teapot and cups great staff loads to do for the kids this place is a true treasure ca...
... all restored as they would have been, very much a family home too with the current family very much in residence, stunning gardens, also a tea room, and activities on certain days of the year, enjoyed our visit

Palace Green

Durham, UK 6.2 mi away
#9 of 45 things to do in Durham
Going to the Cathedral or the Castle takes you through the Palace Green, which is quite pretty, and provides a visitor's first awe-inspiring unobstructed view of Durham Cathedral.
possibly one of the finest squares in the world surrounded by beautiful buildings, lovely tea rooms, the most fantastic historic monuments and even the river

Grosvenor Casino Sunderland

Sunderland 6.0 mi away
#8 of 45 things to do in Sunderland

Durham Riverside Walk

Durham, UK 6.5 mi away
#7 of 45 things to do in Durham
My husband and I enjoyed a pleasant sunny afternoon on this most delightful river walk,the bridges, the sound of the river, the birdsong, the sound of the canoeists rowing, and then the happy coming across St. Osw...
Lovely walk along the river very accessible from most areas of the city plenty of cafes and some dog friendly so your best friend can eat with you as well great veiws from the banks of some of the most important p...

Durham Castle

Durham, UK 6.1 mi away
#12 of 45 things to do in Durham
the tour guide was fantastic in sharing the history of the castle and gave us plenty time to check out the various parts of the rooms, etc. worth the time and money
Well worth a visit on it's own but, make a day of it and visit the Cathedral and the wonderfully historic City of Durham at the same time.
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#6 of 45 things to do in Sunderland
This is wonderful place to visit , summer and winter , a perfect place to take your school children when on school holidays , we have a fabulous library in there a wonderful cafe a lovely gift shop for young and old
The museum and Winter gardens are well worth a visit plenty to see and it gives a terrific history of Sunderland and the local area.

Finchale Priory

Durham, UK 4.5 mi away
#13 of 45 things to do in Durham
This place is well worth a visit with plenty of history, my mum loved this place as a child and I can see why the setting is beautiful and autumn time looks lovely with the golden trees and set against the Abbey
The River Wear runs at the bottom of the site and there is easy access to the beautiful woodland walks - or just stand on the footbridge and watch the wildlife below: kingfishers, dippers, ducks and coots flit and...

Holmside Park

Edmondsley, UK 7.5 mi away
#1 of 2 things to do in Edmondsley
The range of activities really lends itself to the attention span of our 2 year old - soft play, painting, sandpit, football, outdoor fort, inflatables both inside and outside, etc etc! Best value kids activity we...
... a daughter 11 and son 5, holmside is definitely our favourite place we have visited over the summer holidays, so much to do and fun for all ages, as us parents enjoyed it as much as our children,the staff were...

Ryhope Engines Museum

Sunderland 4.3 mi away
#12 of 45 things to do in Sunderland
Our first car show of The year and last show of the year is held here fantastic place well worth a visit
We visited the Ryhope pumping station and museum on the Saturday of the August Bank Holiday weekend.