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29th June - 8th September

Angel of the North
Since spreading its wings in February 1998, Antony Gormley's The Angel of the North has become one of the most talked about pieces of art.
Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art
Situated right by the Millennium Bridge, BALTIC is home to cutting-edge temporary exhibitions, which change throughout the year.
Barnes Park in Sunderland
A great day out for all the family with wonderful walks, play areas, bowling greens, tennis courts and a cafe.
Beamish Museum
Whether it's a short trip on the train or a visit to the traditional sweet shop, there's a great deal to see and do at Beamish Museum.
By The River Brew Co.
By The River Brew Co. is an independent container community that lives and breathes beneath the iconic Tyne Bridge.
Chester-le-Street Riverside Park
While the kids cool down in the splash pad or run wild in the play area, you can put your feet up and relax in the gardens.
Diggerland Durham
You can save 25% at Diggerland Durham when you show your Family Day Ticket at Diggerland Durham along with our voucher.
Discovery Museum
Explore the history of Newcastle and Tyneside at Discovery Museum.
Durham Cathedral & Castle
There's so much to do in Durham city but visiting the World Heritage Site of the Cathedral and Castle is a must!
Eldon Square
The ultimate retail destination - for home, fashion and more, as well as a range of fantastic restaurants.
Gala Durham
Modern, comfortable theatre in Durham staging comedy, music and drama, with a 2-screen cinema, plus cafe-bar.
Ghetto Golf Newcastle
A venue that offers a combination of a seriously twisted 18 hole urban golf experience with an exceptional cocktail bar, DJs and more.
Discover fine Derwent Valley views, winding down paths and refreshing open spaces. Escape along the avenue and around the gardens for miles.
Great North Museum: Hancock
Learn all about Newcastle's museum of natural history, archaeology, geology and world cultures.
Hadrian's Wall
The Hadrian’s Wall Country Bus makes it easy to explore our Roman heritage and get out and about in the most spectacular landscapes.
Whether you have a few hours or a few days, there is plenty to see and do in Hexham.
Jarrow Hall
Enjoy 25% discount on Day Admission at Jarrow Hall when you show your Family Day Ticket.
Life Science Centre
There's so much to see and do at Life, with activities and exhibits for all ages.
There's a huge range of shops and restaurants, along with an Odeon cinema, arcade, bowling alley and so much more.
Newcastle Castle
Standing on the site of a fortress from which the city takes its name, it's one of the finest castle keeps in Britain.
Newcastle Theatre Royal
The Theatre Royal is a historic theatre, a Grade I listed building situated on Grey Street in Newcastle upon Tyne.
O2 City Hall Newcastle
O2 City Hall is a concert hall located in Newcastle and has hosted many popular music and classical artists throughout the years.
Ouseburn Farm
Ouseburn Farm is a community led project located in Lower Ouseburn Valley, just a mile from Newcastle City Centre.
Penshaw Monument
The monument, built in 1844, is a half-size replica of the Temple of Hephaestus in Athens and can be seen for miles around.
Red Kite Trail
The Red Kite Trail meanders through the beautiful Derwent valley in Gateshead and County Durham.
Sage Gateshead
Sage Gateshead is a concert venue with an international profile, and also features a centre for musical education.
Saltwell Park in Gateshead
Nestled in the heart of Gateshead, it's one of Britain's finest examples of a Victorian park and a perfect place for the whole family.
Visit Seaham, the lively harbour town on Durham's Heritage Coast.
Segedunum Roman Fort & Museum
Segedunum is the ideal place to explore the incredible story of Roman life in the north of England.
Seven Stories
Seven Stories is FREE entry for all!
St James' Park
St James' Park has been home to Newcastle United since 1892 and today has a seating capacity of over 52,000.
The Stadium of Light
The Stadium of Light is the eighth and current home to Sunderland AFC.
Stephenson Railway Museum
Relive the days of the steam railway at Stephenson Railway Museum in North Shields.
Sunderland Empire Theatre
Sunderland Empire Theatre has undergone many changes since it opened but remains the North East’s premier entertainment venue.
Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens
You'll be amazed by a vast collection of items that look back into Sunderland's past at the Sunderland Museum.
Tanfield Railway
Save 25% on individual train travel tickets at Tanfield Railway when you show your £15 Family Day Ticket.
Sunderland Bowl
Save on family bowling when you show your bus ticket. Offer available for up to 4 people for one game - at least one junior required.
The Bridges Shopping Centre
The Bridges Shopping Centre is Sunderland has over 90 shops, covering the best of the high street names and some more specialised stores.
Tynemouth Priory & Castle
Overlooking the North Sea and the River Tyne, Tynemouth Priory and Castle dominates the headland.
Utilita Arena
The Utilita Arena Newcastle is one of the world’s busiest venues and is the largest concert and exhibition venue in the North East.
Victoria Tunnel
Discover Newcastle as you never knew it existed with a guided tour of the Victoria Tunnel.
Wharton Park in Durham
Restoration was completed in 2016 with improvements including a new Heritage Centre, cafe, new play areas and more.
Whitley Bay Ice Rink
Get your skates on and enjoy a fun filled sporting family day out to Whitley Bay Ice Rink!
North East Land, Sea and Air Museum
The multi-award winning North East Land, Sea and Air Museum in Sunderland is a highly recommended destination to visit.
Washington Wetland Centre
Whatever the season, come rain or shine, WWT Washington Wetland Centre is the perfect place to connect with nature.