These venues are either aimed at our younger visitors or regularly put on events with children in mind.
The historic county town of Northumberland.
The stars here are the ancient Castle and fabulous garden but the town itself is not to be missed
The UK’s largest dedicated contemporary art institution outside of London and with great views over the Quayside and cityscape.
It's in our Top 10!
Historic buildings from North England are brought brick by brick and rebuilt. Relive life from the 1890's to 1940's and ride the trams, trains and omnibuses.
Feel the power of the Norman invaders who built the first castle and which has seen lots of action in the centuries since
A bit of green on the furthest edge of Gateshead. Walking, Cycling, Horseriding under the canopy of trees
A fabulous museum with lots for kids to enjoy - and the adults will be amazed at the range of exhibits charting Tyneside' industrial and social heritage
Newcastle's museum of natural history, archaeology, geology and world cultures. Formerly known as "The Hancock".
An oasis of calm. A park that follows the gently flowing Ouseburn, and there's a petting zoo for the kids to enjoy.
Popular city centre park with lake, tennis and bowls
A great place for kids - Lots of exhibitions and science aimed at the younger generation but adults will love it too.
Nature reserve with lake and bird watching facilities.
One of the premier music venues in the region catering for all tastes
An oasis in urban Tyneside. A park with lots for the kids and their familes to enjoy.
This is definitely one for the kids!
Seven stories is the National Centre for Children's books and always has lots to do
Arts, craft and ceramics lovers will like the Shipley.
The Shipley’s art collections were designated as being of national importance in 1998 and include local favourite, William Irving's painting The Blaydon Races.
This landmark is accessible at low tide and you can climb to the top of the lighthouse and see how the keepers once lived and worked.