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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.
Life Science Centre
There's so much to see and do at Life, with activities and exhibits for all ages.
Seven Stories
Seven Stories is FREE entry for all!
Diggerland Durham
You can save 25% at Diggerland Durham when you show your Family Day Ticket at Diggerland Durham along with our voucher.
Tanfield Railway
Save 25% on individual train travel tickets at Tanfield Railway when you show your £15 Family Day Ticket.
Jarrow Hall
Enjoy 25% discount on Day Admission at Jarrow Hall when you show your Family Day Ticket.
Whitley Bay Ice Rink
Get your skates on and enjoy a fun filled sporting family day out to Whitley Bay Ice Rink!
St James' Park
St James' Park has been home to Newcastle United since 1892 and today has a seating capacity of over 52,000.
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.
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.
Newcastle Theatre Royal
The Theatre Royal is a historic theatre, a Grade I listed building situated on Grey Street in Newcastle upon Tyne.
Sage Gateshead
Sage Gateshead is a concert venue with an international profile, and also features a centre for musical education.
Discovery Museum
Explore the history of Newcastle and Tyneside at Discovery Museum.
Great North Museum: Hancock
Learn all about Newcastle's museum of natural history, archaeology, geology and world cultures.
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.
Ouseburn Farm
Ouseburn Farm is a community led project located in Lower Ouseburn Valley, just a mile from Newcastle City Centre.
Victoria Tunnel
Discover Newcastle as you never knew it existed with a guided tour of the Victoria Tunnel.
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.
Gibside
Discover fine Derwent Valley views, winding down paths and refreshing open spaces. Escape along the avenue and around the gardens for miles.
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!
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.
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.
Segedunum Roman Fort & Museum
Segedunum is the ideal place to explore the incredible story of Roman life in the north of England.
Stephenson Railway Museum
Relive the days of the steam railway at Stephenson Railway Museum in North Shields.
Tynemouth Priory & Castle
Overlooking the North Sea and the River Tyne, Tynemouth Priory and Castle dominates the headland.
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.
Sunderland Empire Theatre
Sunderland Empire Theatre has undergone many changes since it opened but remains the North East’s premier entertainment venue.
Gala Durham
Modern, comfortable theatre in Durham staging comedy, music and drama, with a 2-screen cinema, plus cafe-bar.
Red Kite Trail
The Red Kite Trail meanders through the beautiful Derwent valley in Gateshead and County Durham.
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.
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.
Metrocentre
There's a huge range of shops and restaurants, along with an Odeon cinema, arcade, bowling alley and so much more.
Eldon Square
The ultimate retail destination - for home, fashion and more, as well as a range of fantastic restaurants.
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.
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.
Barnes Park in Sunderland
A great day out for all the family with wonderful walks, play areas, bowling greens, tennis courts and a cafe.
Wharton Park in Durham
Restoration was completed in 2016 with improvements including a new Heritage Centre, cafe, new play areas and more.
The Stadium of Light
The Stadium of Light is the eighth and current home to Sunderland AFC.
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.
By The River Brew Co.
By The River Brew Co. is an independent container community that lives and breathes beneath the iconic Tyne Bridge.
Hexham
Whether you have a few hours or a few days, there is plenty to see and do in Hexham.
Seaham
Visit Seaham, the lively harbour town on Durham's Heritage Coast.
Washington Wetland Centre
Whatever the season, come rain or shine, WWT Washington Wetland Centre is the perfect place to connect with nature.
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.