From the best places to go when the weather turns sour to exciting venues that will brighten up a birthday party, we answer all you need to know about kids’ activities in Newcastle.
Unless your idea of a fun time is washing the mud out of their clothes, you’re not likely to risk letting the kids splash outside for too long. Take their mind off the misery of being stuck indoors with our handy suggestions.
If your kids have had their fill of Fortnite, get them out and about with healthy exercise at one of Newcastle’s various sports centres. Check out our list for some of the best.
There’s plenty of family fun to be taken on Tyneside. But if you’re looking for something slightly different from the norm, check out our recommendations for eclectic kids’ activities in Newcastle.
Generally, the minimum age for admission onto walls at climbing centres ranges from three to five years old, though it’s always worth checking. Kids love to clamber and climb from a very young age, so finding somewhere for them to practise these skills safely is a great idea.
At Sunderland Wall, one of the largest indoor climbing centres in the UK, little ones can join a bouldering session managed by professional instructors where they will be taught how to climb safely. Bouldering is quickly becoming a very popular pastime – and it’s always great to start young!
Remember how excited you used to get in school when your teacher would take the class on an outdoor field trip? Here's the secret they never told you: these fun outings outside of class also taught you something. Shocking. But you don't need to be a teacher to plan a basic field trip—in fact, many of the most popular outdoor activities for kids hav
My kids seem to have enough energy to power an entire neighbourhood, so I jump at any opportunity to wear them out. Thankfully, in and around Muswell Hill there seem to be countless things to do, with everything from adventure playgrounds and skate parks to slightly creepy swan-shaped pedalos. My top picks are three year-round activities they’ll never forget.