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Kids Days Out In Newcastle

About Newcastle- Newcastle is a city in Tyne and Wear, England, historically part of the English county of Northumberland. The city lies on the banks of the River Tyne. The city owes its name to the Norman castle built in 1080, by Robert II of Normandy, the eldest son of William the Conqueror. In large parts, Newcastle still retains a medieval street layout. Narrow alleys or 'chares', most of which can only be traversed by foot, still exist in abundance, particularly on the riverside.

Shopping - There are several major shopping areas in Newcastle city centre. The largest of these is the Eldon Square Shopping Centre. The main shopping street in the city is Northumberland Street  was  once ranked as the most expensive shopping street in the UK for rent, outside of London also the largest indoor shopping centre in Europe, the MetroCentre, is located in Gateshead.

Things to do - Newcastle has a reputation for being a fun-loving city with many bars, restaurants and nightclubs. More recently, Newcastle has become popular as a destination for days out. Newcastle was in the top ten of the country's top night spots.

  • Free Attraction: Partly - See Website
  • Wheelchair friendly: Yes

Curious about - Town & City Trails

Over 55 town and city trails in Cities and Towns around the Uk

Spend 1-2 hours having fun finding answers to clues and reading stories about the towns you visit. A kids favourite!

  • Free Attraction: Partly - See Website
  • Wheelchair friendly: Yes

Seven Stories - Newcastle upon Tyne

An attraction for your kids.

Children love to be inspired and have their imaginations fired at Seven Stories, the Centre for Children's Books. Exhibitions. 

  • Free Attraction: No
  • Wheelchair friendly: No

youngdriver, Gateshead

Notch up years of potentially life-saving driving expertise

Have the time of your life at our driver centres for 11- 17 year-olds.  1 in 5 new drivers crashes within 6 months of passing their test.

  • Free Attraction: Partly - See Website
  • Wheelchair friendly: Partly - Call to check

Discovery Museum - Newcastle

Plenty of things to do here.

Discover the chequered history of Newcastle upon Tyne, from Romans and Knights to ship-builders and pitmen.

  • Free Attraction: Partly - See Website
  • Wheelchair friendly: Partly - Call to check

Bill Quay Community Farm - Gateshead

Come and see all the farm animals at Bill Quay Community Farm!

The farm has developed into a rare breeds centre with animals including cows, goats, pigs, sheep, chickens and rabbits. Art Trail, Cafe.

  • Free Attraction: No

Go Ape - UK

You need to Go Ape - tree top adventures.

With 29 centres around the UK in some of Britains best forests your tree top adventures are never far away