Family Holidays in the Tyne and Wear

Looking for a break away with the family but not sure where to visit? The Tyne and Wear is the ideal family location accessible by plane, train or car the Tyne and Wear is waiting to be discovered. With a range of activities and attractions there’s something for all ages from educational to fun day out with the family.

There are a range of activities for the whole family to enjoy across the Tyne and Wear, from fascinating museums to ancient castles, sandy beaches and much more. Whether you fancy a few hours exploring a coastline castle or want to see the latest exhibition, you’ll find plenty of great things to see and do in the region.

Get out and enjoy the fresh air in the Tyne and Wear with the whole family at a number of fantastic country parks such as the Jesmond Dene Park. Stretch your legs on a walk around the craggy coastline scattered with castle ruins. If you don’t want to be stuck in on a rainy day the discovery museum or the life science centre are the perfect places to take the whole family with a range of educational games and challenges to keep the children busy.

Not far out of the Tyne and Wear is Hadrian’s Wall and museum; the best preserved Roman cavalry fort in Britain and a superb option for a day trip out of the Tyne and Wear. If your family appreciates animal centres, the Whitehouse Farm Centre or Falconry Days offer the chance to meet and interact with a range of animals.

You’ll never be bored in the Tyne and Wear with a range of options for days out, if you’re looking for something to do while the children are busy a walk round the Tynemouth Market full off bric-a-brac where you can find everything you could ever need. If you’re looking for a more active day out there are a plethora of walking and cycling trails that take you through the countryside and coastline of the Tyne and Wear and give you the chance to experience the history and heritage of the ancient region.

Whatever your family’s interests you’re sure to have a memorable family holiday in the Tyne and Wear.

Find out more about the attractions and activities taking place in the region in our Things to Do section, and use the Accommodation search to find family friendly pubs and inns offering bed and breakfast.

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