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Child-Friendly Places Around Durham, County Durham

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Child-Friendly towns nearby...

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Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear


(14.09 miles away)
Newcastle Upon Tyne is a vibrant city situated in the North of England. The area has art galleries, museums, parks and leisure facilities. Within a few miles of coast and the country, the area also boasts Roman ruins, castles and wide open spaces for children to run and play....
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Harrogate, North Yorkshire


(54.14 miles away)
Located just a stone's throw from the Yorkshire Dales National Park, the Victorian spa town of Harrogate is a heaven for tourists of all shapes and sizes.

The original Victorian Turkish Baths is still operational and open to the public, and so history lovers and spa lovers alike are spoiled for choice during any visit to Harrogate. Any ramblers vi...

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Some of our childrenarewelcome articles

Peppa Pig Pancakes - essential for this Tuesday! - by Andy

children at Peppa Pig Pancakes - essential for this Tuesday! - by Andy
No Shrove Tuesday would be complete without being able to make your kids face light up with one of these bad boys...

Written by Andy

Holgate Windmill - by Mother of Dragons

children at Holgate Windmill - by Mother of Dragons
Holgate Windmill is a beautiful and fascinating building preserved through the hard work of a group of volunteers, and for any curious toddler the idea of being allowed to climb about inside what is essentially an enormo...

Written by Mother of Dragons

A plea from a generation of small boys - DON'T TAKE AWAY DIPPY! - by Andy

children at A plea from a generation of small boys - DON'T TAKE AWAY DIPPY! - by Andy
Statistically speaking around 50% of us were small boys once. Many of us still act like one. And you know what all small boys love? Dinosaurs dinosaurs dinosaurs....

Written by Andy

How to be the best dad ever - by Andy

family How to be the best dad ever - by Andy
I doubt that many of us could beat this idea of how to keep the kids amused whilst the wife is at work....

Written by Andy

The Sidings - by Mother of Dragons

family The Sidings - by Mother of Dragons
A restaurant in a location which overlooks railway lines, featuring several tables set within disused railway carriages is surely a paradise for any train lover. Welcome to The Sidings Mediterranean Bar and Restaurant in Shipton, just outside York....

Written by Mother of Dragons

Some child-friendly places to stay around Durham, County Durham

Premier Inn - Newcastle (Washington)

(7.8 miles)
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Situated just off junction 64 of the A1(M), centrally positioned between Newcastle, Sunderland and Durham City. For shopping, the MetroCentre is only a short drive. Other attractions include Durham County Cricket ground,...

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Travelodge - Middlesbrough

(19.4 miles)
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The perfect venue for football and history lovers, the Middlesbrough Hotel is just 1.5 miles from Middlesbrough Football Club and 3 miles from the iconic Middlesbrough Cathedral....

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Travelodge - Sedgefield

(10.54 miles)
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Located just 9.5 miles from Teesside airport and 6.5 miles from Newton Aycliffe train station, Sedgefield Hotel is an excellent choice for visitors looking for accommodation in Skeeby with convenient links to local trans...

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Some child-friendly days out around Durham, County Durham

George Stephenson's Birthplace

(16.59 miles)
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Birthplace of the world-famous railway engineer...

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Piercebridge Roman Bridge

(16.99 miles)
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Stonework foundations, now marooned in a field, of a bridge which once led to Piercebridge Roman Fort....

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Tynemouth Priory and Castle

(18.04 miles)
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An English Heritage Venue...

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Child Friendly Durham, County Durham *

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