Days Out Northumberland

Adventure Northumberland
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Adventure Northumberland
Adventure Northumberland provides a great choice of land and water based outdoor adventure activities for families and groups of all ages and sizes. We're ideally placed between the stunning...
Alnwick Castle
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Alnwick Castle
To many people, their first sight of this glorious medieval castle can seem foreboding, and certainly its history lacks nothing in drama and intrigue. Some of you may recognise us as a film location,...
Amble Links Beach
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Amble Links Beach
There are two main beaches at Amble separated by a headland and rocks at Pan Point. The beach that many visitors will see is the small sandy beach between the pier and promenade. Known locally as...
Aydon Castle
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Aydon Castle
 Tucked away just one mile from the village of Corbridge is Aydon Castle, the perfect location for a family day out. Almost completely intact, it is one of the finest and most unaltered...
Bailiffgate Museum
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Bailiffgate Museum
Bailiffgate Museum presents for the first time the history of Alnwick and District. The people & places of North Northumberland are brought to life here in lively, interactive style, through an...
Bamburgh Beach
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Bamburgh Beach
Bamburgh beach stretches from Harkness Rocks, north of the village, down towards Seahouses. The beach is dominated by the famous castle, while a short distance out to sea are views of the Farne...
Bamburgh Castle
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Bamburgh Castle
Bamburgh Castle is probably the finest castle in England. It is perched on a basalt outcrop on the very edge of the North Sea at Bamburgh, Northumberland. It commands stunning views of the Farne...
BANANA BEACH INDOOR ADVENTURE - Ashington
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BANANA BEACH INDOOR ADVENTURE - Ashington
Banana Beach is a fabulous indoor adventure soft play area for children. From baby to 12 years we’ve got something for all the family including: Separate baby and toddler area Freshly...
BLACK MIDDENS BASTLE HOUSE
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BLACK MIDDENS BASTLE HOUSE
A fortified farmhouse with thick stone walls, of a type distinctive to the troubled 16th century Anglo-Scottish borders. The living quarters were only accessible at first floor level. Read more...
Bounce Indoor Play Centre - Blyth
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Bounce Indoor Play Centre - Blyth
Covering 11,000 square feet, this adventure play area contains 3 levels of play structure including ball pools and wavy slides. Soft play with frames, slides and a ball pool to catch you at the...
BRINKBURN PRIORY
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BRINKBURN PRIORY
The beautiful 12th century church of the Augustinian priory of Brinkburn survives completely roofed and restored. Picturesquely set by a bend in the River Coquet, it is reached by a scenic ten minute...
Brunton Turret - Hadrian's Wall
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Brunton Turret - Hadrian's Wall
Wall section and a surviving piece of turret two and a half metres high, built by men of the Twentieth Legion. Before You Go Access: Car parking is available at Chesters Roman Fort, about a 20...
Castle Mania - Morpeth
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Castle Mania - Morpeth
Our massive castle themed indoor adventure play centre was purpose built for kids. Located in the popular seaside town of Amble on the Coquet Enterprise Park, we're so big you can't miss us. Wobble...
Cawfields Roman Wall - Hadrian's Wall
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Cawfields Roman Wall - Hadrian's Wall
At Cawfields is a dramatic stretch of Hadrian's Wall on a steep slope, one of the highest standing sections of the Wall. Within its length there are turrets and an impressive milecastle, which was...
Chain Bridge Honey Farm
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Chain Bridge Honey Farm
The Chain Bridge Honey Farm visitor centre was established in the early 1990s to allow the public to discover first hand the extraordinary tale of bees and honey. The comprehensive information found...
Chesters Bridge Abutment - Hadrian's Wall
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Chesters Bridge Abutment - Hadrian's Wall
Close to Chesters Roman Fort in Northumberland are the remains of a Roman bridge across the North Tyne. On the eastern river bank you can see evidence of two successive bridges:  an early one...
Chesters Roman Fort and Museum - Hadrian's Wall
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Chesters Roman Fort and Museum - Hadrian's Wall
 Come and see what life was like at one the Roman Empire's most northern outposts. Chesters Roman Fort is the most complete Roman cavalry fort in Britain - wander around the unusually...
Chillingham Castle
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Chillingham Castle
This 12th century stronghold, just twenty minutes from the seaside and the home of Sir Humphry Wakefield and his family, became 'base-camp' for the 1298 conquering attack on William Wallace by...
Chillingham Wild Cattle Park - Alnwick
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Chillingham Wild Cattle Park - Alnwick
The Chillingham cattle are said to be the only survivors of the wild herds which once roamed freely through the forests of Great Britain. Today they live in a beautiful enclosed 365 acre parkland at...
Concordia Leisure Centre - Cramlington
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Concordia Leisure Centre - Cramlington
Concordia Leisure Centre is one of the largest and most popular leisure centres in the North-East. From the newly refurbished leisure pool with interactive water features, to our superbly equipped...
Corbridge Roman Town - Hadrian's Wall
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Corbridge Roman Town - Hadrian's Wall
 Not all the sites on Hadrian's Wall were heavily guarded fortresses. Corbridge was once a bustling town and supply base where Romans and civilians would pick up food and provisions. It...
Cragside
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Cragside
Extraordinary Victorian house, gardens and estate – the wonder of its age 'The palace of a modern magician', inventor Lord Armstrong Victorian England's most technologically-advanced...

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Dunstanburgh Castle
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Dunstanburgh Castle
Dramatic Dunstanburgh Castle was built at a time when relations between King Edward II and his most powerful baron, Earl Thomas of Lancaster, had become openly hostile. Lancaster began the fortress...
EDLINGHAM CASTLE
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EDLINGHAM CASTLE
The riverside ruins of a manor house progressively fortified against the Scots during the 14th century. Read more about the history of Edlingham Castle. BEFORE YOU GO Parking: There is a...
Eshottheugh Animal Park - Morpeth
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Eshottheugh Animal Park - Morpeth
COME AND VISIT ESHOTTHEUGH ANIMAL PARK ON A FAMILY DAY OUT! Situated within 15 acres of the picturesque heart of Northumberland, you will find a wide range of animals from friendly Donkeys &...
ETAL CASTLE
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ETAL CASTLE
Set in the charming village of Etal by a ford over the River Till, this Northumberland castle is the ideal location for a family day out. Built by Robert Manners as a defence against Scots...
Facepainting and temporary tattoos Newcastle
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Facepainting and temporary tattoos Newcastle
Facepainting and temporary tattoos for children's parties, special occasions. Corporate events, Hen parties and birthdays.
Falconry Days- Hexham
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Falconry Days- Hexham
Enjoy a unique falconry experience giving you a rare insight into the art of falconry. Take the opportunity to get really close to, and hands on with a range of Owls, Hawks, Eagles, Falcons and...
Farne Islands Boat Trips
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Farne Islands Boat Trips
The Farne Islands lie two to three miles off the Northumberland coast midway between the fishing village of Seahouses and the magnificent Castle of Bamburgh. As well as being the most famous Sea...
Fun at Splatz
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Fun at Splatz
Fun At Splatz is the premium children’s activity centre in Tynedale, combining exciting, challenging, imaginative play facilities for children and a comfortable, relaxing environment for...
Golden Gate Boat Trips
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Golden Gate Boat Trips
Welcome to Seahouses, gateway to the beautiful Farne Islands. Discover the beautiful Farne Islands and tour the famous Longstone Lighthouse aboard The Golden Gate The Golden Gate is the only...
Grace Darling Museum - Bambaugh
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Grace Darling Museum - Bambaugh
The Grace Darling Museum in Bamburgh, Northumberland, commemorates the life of Victorian Britain's greatest heroine and the story of the wreck of the steamship SS Forfarshire on 7 September 1838. ...
Haltwhistle Swimming and Leisure Centre
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Haltwhistle Swimming and Leisure Centre
Our centre is open for business from 9am - 7 days a week (closing times vary) - please note:- that our pools are open (summer time only) from 10.00am Monday to Friday (7am Thursday) and from...
Heatherslaw Light Railway
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Heatherslaw Light Railway
Lady Augusta was built under contract with the workshops at the Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway and entered service in 1989. Although she is quite small she has successfully pulled up to 100...
Heddon-on-the-Wall - Hadrian's Wall
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Heddon-on-the-Wall - Hadrian's Wall
A consolidated stretch of Wall, up to two metres thick in places. It was probably completed in AD 122 or 123. Read more about the history of Heddon-on-the-Wall. Before You Go Parking: There is...
Hexham Old Gaol
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Hexham Old Gaol
Hexham Gaol was ordered to be built in June 1330, making it the oldest purpose-built prison in England. Prisons existed before this, but were generally adapted from buildings originally used for...

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Highland Cattle Centre
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Highland Cattle Centre
At the Highland Cattle Centre, there's so much for families, individuals, birthday parties to see, touch, and do!  Experience the magic of our fold (herd) of award winning, friendly Highland...
Housesteads Roman Fort (Hadrian's Wall)
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Housesteads Roman Fort (Hadrian's Wall)
Housesteads is the most complete example of a Roman fort in Britain, and one of the most popular sites on the Wall. It stands high on the exposed Whin Sill escarpment, commanding breathtaking views....
Housesteads Roman Fort - Hadrian's Wall
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Housesteads Roman Fort - Hadrian's Wall
 Set high on a dramatic escarpment on Hadrian's Wall World Heritage Site, Housesteads Roman Fort takes you back to the Roman Empire. Wander the barrack blocks and the hospital. Peer into the...
Kielder Water Bird of Prey Centre
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Kielder Water Bird of Prey Centre
The Birds Of Prey Centre is located within the magnificent lakeside surroundings of Kielder Water at Leaplish Waterside Park. The Centre contains one of the largest & most fascinating...
Lindisfarne Castle
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Lindisfarne Castle
Romantic 16th-century castle with spectacular views, transformed by Lutyens into an Edwardian holiday home Tudor castle converted into an Edwardian home Intimate decoration and design by Lutyens...
Newbiggin Maritime Centre
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Newbiggin Maritime Centre
Discover life in a historic fishing village. Discover the Mary Joicey all weather lifeboat and the Girl Anne fishing coble. Visit the 65 seat Breakwater Café serving local food and overlooking...
Planetrees Roman Wall - Hadrian's Wall
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Planetrees Roman Wall - Hadrian's Wall
Not far east of Chesters Roman Fort in Northumberland is a 15 metre-long stretch of Hadrian's Wall at Planetrees. This length of wall is important for what it reveals about a change of plan that...
Pot-A-Doodle Do
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Pot-A-Doodle Do
One of the Uk's most fun activity centres Create a unique holiday souvenir by decorating your own personalised piece of pottery. From crockery to figurines, we have something to suit every taste and...
Prudhoe Castle
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Prudhoe Castle
 Prudhoe Castle has many a story to tell so a family day out to this Northumberland fortress is truly worthwhile. Bult as part of a series of Norman Castles along the Tyne after the 1066 Norman...
Prudhoe Waterworld
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Prudhoe Waterworld
Centre Opening Times Please refer to timetable for admission times Mon to Fri   7.00am – 9.45pm (Fri only: Gym closes 9pm) ...
Puffin Cruises - Amble
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Puffin Cruises - Amble
Boat trips around Coquet Island. View puffins, arctic terns, common terns, sandwich terns and the rare rosegate tern. These birds are migratory and sightings cannot be guaranteed. Also eider ducks,...
Royal Air Force Air Cadets 1016 (Berwick) Squadron
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Royal Air Force Air Cadets 1016 (Berwick) Squadron
Are you up for fun, adventure, incredible experiences and making new friends? Are you looking for something to give you the edge in life? Then welcome to the Air Cadet Organisation (ACO). Better...
Royal Air Force Air Cadets 1110 (Ashington) Squadron
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Royal Air Force Air Cadets 1110 (Ashington) Squadron
Are you up for fun, adventure, incredible experiences and making new friends? Are you looking for something to give you the edge in life? Then welcome to the Air Cadet Organisation (ACO). Better...
Royal Air Force Air Cadets 1801 (Alnwick) Squadron
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Royal Air Force Air Cadets 1801 (Alnwick) Squadron
Are you up for fun, adventure, incredible experiences and making new friends? Are you looking for something to give you the edge in life? Then welcome to the Air Cadet Organisation (ACO). Better...
Royal Air Force Air Cadets 2522 (Bedlington) Squadron
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Royal Air Force Air Cadets 2522 (Bedlington) Squadron
Are you up for fun, adventure, incredible experiences and making new friends? Are you looking for something to give you the edge in life? Then welcome to the Air Cadet Organisation (ACO). Better...
SEWINGSHIELDS WALL - HADRIAN'S WALL
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SEWINGSHIELDS WALL - HADRIAN'S WALL
This length of Hadrian's Wall, impressively sited along the Whin Sill, commands fine views of many prehistoric and later earthworks to the north.  A milecastle within this wall, perched on the...
Space to Play - Bedlington
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Space to Play - Bedlington
Space to Play in Bedlington is the newest indoor soft play in Northumberland and has already been shortlisted for two prestigious awards. A woodland themed play frame suitable for babies from 6...
Swan Centre For Leisure
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Swan Centre For Leisure
The Swan Centre is located in the picturesque town of Berwick-upon-Tweed. The centre is a large multi-purpose leisure facility that offers a range of services and activities available to the...
TEMPLE OF MITHRAS, CARRAWBURGH - HADRIAN'S WALL
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TEMPLE OF MITHRAS, CARRAWBURGH - HADRIAN'S WALL
This fascinating temple to the god Mithras stands near Carrawburgh Roman Fort on Hadrian's Wall. Mithras was an eastern god who, according to legend, had captured and killed the primeval bull in a...

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The Alnwick Garden
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The Alnwick Garden
The Garden has a varied programme of events and activities throughout the year, with music, performances, storytelling, workshops, exhibitions, classes, tours and much more. Every visit is different...
The Fenton Centre
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The Fenton Centre
The Fenton Centre is a unique visitor experience located in the heart of the north Northumberland countryside. Opened in 2005, the centre provides an educational and recreational resource to allow...
The Funstation - Prudhoe
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The Funstation - Prudhoe
Prudhoe's newest Soft Play & Indoor Activity Centre with giant 4 lane slide, football area, 3 large party rooms and secure car park with CCTV located opposite the train station. Bring your...
The Heritage Centre at Bellingham
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The Heritage Centre at Bellingham
Visit The Heritage Centre at Bellingham - the museum for the ruggedly beautiful and historic North Tyne and Redewater area of Northumberland, England. Revel in the romantic age of steam in our...
The Lion's Den
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The Lion's Den
The Lion's Den is crammed full of the latest and greatest equipment and instalations made for a world of safe fun & games. We have the biggest and best indoor play facilities in Northumberland,...
The Sanctuary Wildlife Centre
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The Sanctuary Wildlife Centre
Welcome to The Sanctuary Wildlfe Centre. The Sanctuary Wildlife Centre outside Morpeth is probably the largest wildlife rescue centre in the north-east of England. Currently home to over 150...
TJ'S JUNGLE - Cramlington
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TJ'S JUNGLE - Cramlington
TJ's Jungle has two play areas designed to suit all ages. The toddlers area is designed for under 4's and has a slide shooting into a ball pool, soft toys and a climbing area The newly extended...
Treasure Island
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Treasure Island
Pirate Island is Northumberland's first independent children's indoor play centre. The centre is a pirate themed soft play, including climbing frame and 5m high waveslide. There is also an under 4's...
Vindolanda Chesterholm Museum
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Vindolanda Chesterholm Museum
Welcome to the North East’s best day out on Hadrian’s Wall. The Vindolanda Charitable Trust bring you two exciting and unmissable tourist attractions dramatically exploring Roman life on...
WALLTOWN CRAGS - HADRIAN'S WALL
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WALLTOWN CRAGS - HADRIAN'S WALL
This is one of the finest places to see Hadrian's Wall, where it snakes and dives through dramatic countryside along the crags of the Whin Sill.  Not only is the Wall itself especially well...
WARKWORTH CASTLE AND HERMITAGE
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WARKWORTH CASTLE AND HERMITAGE
Be king or queen for the day in this mighty Northumberland fortress crowning the hilltop above the River Coquet.  Enjoy a day out and see how the powerful Dukes of Northumberland, the Percy...
Whitehouse Farm Centre
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Whitehouse Farm Centre
Whitehouse Farm is a 40 acre farm centre that has been entertaining and educating visitors since it opened it's doors in May 1997. The farm is a great place for families, school and...
WINSHIELDS WALL - HADRIAN'S WALL
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WINSHIELDS WALL - HADRIAN'S WALL
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Woodhorn Grange
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Woodhorn Grange
PLAYZONE(Indoor Play Building) OPENING TIMES    From pub opening until approximately 9pm. PARTY PACKAGES    £4.95 & £5.95 per child. Please ring for...
Woodhorn Northumberland Museum and Archives
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Woodhorn Northumberland Museum and Archives
You’ll be surprised how much there is to see at Woodhorn. Allow yourself a couple of hours for a visit - more if there's a special event taking place. Open 5 days a week all year round and...
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northumberland.pngWelcome to the wonderful county of Northumberland. If you need child friendly ideas where to take the kids, kids days out, or fun things to do with the kids in Northumberland then we can help. We have family pubs with kids play areas, soft play areas, indoor play areas, outdoor play areas, playgrounds, aquariums, castles, stately homes, children's clubs such as Scouts, Cubs, Beavers, Brownies, Guides, youth clubs, activity centres, Air, Sea, Army Cadets. We list children's entertainers in in Northumberland if you are planning a birthday, cinema, theatre, petting zoo, animal farms, children's farms, leisure hire, museum and art gallery, nature areas such as parks, and countryside walks and beaches. We have kids activities related to outdoor pursuits and sports such as swimming, ice skating, ten pin bowling and football centres. We list theme parks and Adventure Parks in Northumberland. If you are looking for zoos with more exotic animals then we have them. Don't forget to look at the nearby counties of Tyne and wear, County Durham, Scottish Borders, Dunfries and Galloway, and Cumbria to see what they can offer you. We now list seaside towns in Northumberland, so grab your bucket and spade and head for the Northumberland seaside with the kids. We have days out with the kids in Northumberland in and near :- Acklington, Alnham, Alnmouth, Alnwick, Alwinton, Ashington, Bedlington, Berwick upon Tweed, Blyth, Cramlington, Hartley, Hexham, High Buston, Morpeth and Prudhoe.