Best Things To Do & Days Out In Tyne and Wear

Here at Where To Go With Kids we've found 49 fun things to do in Tyne and Wear for you and the family to discover. Finding the right Tyne and Wear 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 Tyne and Wear 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.

Things to do in Tyne and Wear

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Jump Giants Newcastle

Jump Giants Newcastle, Forge Rd, Dunston, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, NE8 2RB

Things to do at Jump Giants Newcastle review Jump Giants Newcastle is located on the outskirts of the city centre in Tyne and Wear. It's a great family-friendly venue with something for everyone. They have over 40,000 square feet of interconnected trampolines plus other great activities. At the venue,...
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Vue Cinema Gateshead

Vue Cinema Gateshead, Trinity Square, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, NE8 1AG

Vue Cinema Gateshead review Vue Cinema Gateshead, Tyne and Wear is located in Trinity Square close to the main centres of both Gateshead and Newcastle-upon-Tyne. It is part of the Vue Cinema chain that is one of the biggest multiplex cinema chains in the UK. They show the latest...
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Bowes Railway

Bowes Railway, Springwell Road, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, NE9 7QJ

Things to do at Bowes Railway review The Bowes Railway started life as a colliery railway that was built to carry coal mainly from pits near Durham to the Tyne at Jarrow. The first section of the railway opened in 1826. It is the world's only operational preserved standard...
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Hard Rock Cafe Newcastle

Hard Rock Cafe Newcastle, The Guidhall, Sandhill, Newcastle upon tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE1 3AF

Things to do at Hard Rock Cafe Newcastle review The legendary Hard Rock Cafe was established in Newcastle, Tyne and Wear in 2021. Located in the Guildhall town court where the old meets the new and with a new layout that pays tribute to the past by keeping in line...
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Life Science Centre

Life Science Centre, Times Square, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE1 4EP

Things to do at Life Science Centre review Life Science Centre is in the centre of Newcastle. There are plenty of pay and display car parks nearby and if you’re using public transport, the bus station and train station are both within walking distance. Life was opened 20 years with...
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Discovery Museum Newcastle

Discovery Museum, Blandford Square, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE1 4JA

Things to do at Discovery Museum review The Discovery Museum is a science and local history museum situated in the heart of Newcastle Upon Tyne in Tyne and Wear. It is a massive space over three floors with galleries crammed full of exhibits. At the museum, you can learn...
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Cineworld Newcastle Upon Tyne

Cineworld Newcastle Upon Tyne, The Gate, Newgate St, Newcastle upon tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE1 5TG

Cineworld Newcastle Upon Tyne review Located in the city centre of Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear is the Cineworld Cinema. It is a 16 screen cinema located in the Gate Leisure Complex with a wide selection of eateries and leisure bars. Cineworld is one of the leading UK...
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Mr Mulligan’s Newcastle

Mr Mulligan's Newcastle, 117 Newgate St, Newcastle upon tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE1 5RZ

Things to do at Mr Mulligan's Newcastle review Mr Mulligan's Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear is located in the heart of the city centre. The venue features three epic 9 hole family-friendly themed courses plus a bar and restaurant. The three courses are themed on outer space. They feature eye-catching...
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Seven Stories – Centre for Children’s Books

Seven Stories, 30 Lime St, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE1 2PQ

Things to do at Seven Stories - Centre for Children's Books review Seven Stories is a short distance out of Newcastle city centre in the vibrant area of Ouseburn. It has easy access for public transport users and there is plenty of paid car parking just a short walk...
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Clip ‘n Climb Metrocentre

Clip 'n Climb Metrocentre, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, NE11 9YG

Things to do at Clip 'n Climb Metrocentre review Located in the Metrocentre, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear is Clip 'n Climb. With an eye-catching range of climbing walls great for families. No experience is necessary and there are plenty of fun challenges to keep you all healthy and active. The...
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ODEON Metrocentre

ODEON Metrocentre, Hollinside Rd, Metrocentre, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, NE11 9YG

ODEON Metrocentre review The ODEON Metrocentre cinema is located in the retail and leisure development in the Gateshead area of Tyne and Wear. ODEON Cinema shows the latest Blockbuster movies plus other classics from the past decades of films. They are the biggest cinema chain in the UK. This...
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NAMCO Funscape Gateshead

NAMCO Funscape Gateshead, Metrocentre, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, NE11 9XY

Things to do at NAMCO Funscape Gateshead review NAMCO Funscape Gateshead is located in the popular Metrocentre, close to the centre of Newcastle Upon Tyne. It is an indoor multi-activity centre including arcade machines, dodgems, soft play, pool and bowling. It is a fun environment for kids and their adults....
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Clip ‘n Climb Newcastle

Clip 'n Climb Newcastle, Benfield Business Park, Units A4-A5, Benfield Rd, Newcastle upon tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE6 4NQ

Things to do at Clip 'n Climb Newcastle review Located near the centre of Newcastle in Tyne and Wear is Clip 'n Climb. With an eye-catching range of climbing walls great for families. No experience is necessary and there are plenty of fun challenges to keep you all healthy and...
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TeamSport Go Karting Newcastle

TeamSport Go Karting Newcastle, Unit B, Armstrong Works, Scotswood Rd, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE15 6UX

Things to do at TeamSport Go Karting Newcastle review Race your family and friends on their two 475-metre multi-level go-kart track circuit in Newcastle, Tyne and Wear. TeamSport has a number of venues across the UK. This circuit is located just two miles from Newcastle city centre. The Scotswood Road...
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Hollywood Bowl Washington

Hollywood Bowl Washington, The Galleries Retail Park, Washington, Tyne and Wear, NE38 7RZ

Things to do at Hollywood Bowl Washington review At Hollywood Bowl in the Galleries shopping centre, Washington Tyne and Wear, you can bowl in style when you book one of their VIP lanes. You can experience your own private area with pool style bowling balls. If you're feeling peckish there...
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