If you've got a gang of rowdy youngsters on your hands, we've got some fantastic ideas for how to fill your summer holiday with family-friendly activities while staying at our Serviced Apartments in Newcastle.
It may be intimidating to have the school holidays spread out in front of you, and while we hope for sunshine, it's never a guarantee, so having choices for things to do when it's raining in Newcastle is always useful. Here are some indoor and outdoor activities to keep in mind in the North East — regardless of the weather, you'll have a good time!
Indoor Events - What to do with the kids in Newcastle while it's raining
Pre-book Angry Birds at Metrocentre Gateshead
At Metrocentre's Angry Birds Adventure Golf course, the competitive among you may take on the challenge. Choose between two courses, Bird Island and Pigtropolis, and compete as a family over 36 holes to see who will emerge triumphantly.
Life Science Centre
Central Station is the closest metro station (6-minute walk)
The Life Science Centre has just reopened after being closed for a long time owing to coronavirus limitations. The Life Science Centre, located near Newcastle Central Station, is a must-see site in Newcastle, with hands-on displays that will challenge, inspire, and educate families.
Pre-book your visit to Newcastle Castle
Central Station is the closest metro station (4-minute walk)
Newcastle Castle is steeped in history and complete with fascinating tales. The attraction is a great day out for the whole family, and the roof offers spectacular views of the River Tyne. Newcastle Castle, which is open Fridays through Mondays, is an excellent starting place for anybody interested in learning more about Newcastle's history.
Outdoor Activities - The sun is shining, and everyone is outside!
Pre-register for Wetland Explorers at WWT Washington
The WWT Washington Wetland Centre trip is a fantastic family day out in the North East, regardless of the weather. To get the most out of walking around these gorgeous areas, though, save it for a bright day. This summer, form a Wetland Explorers team and head out into the wild to discover how many fascinating species and animals you can find while completing tasks and activities. At daily lectures, you can also meet the mischievous otters and colourful flamingos. A play area and picnic seats are also available for all-day enjoyment.
Pre-register for the CBK Adventure Co. Holiday Club
Cullercoats is the closest Metro station to CBK Adventures (a 7-minute walk)
CBK Adventures' Holiday Club will keep your kids occupied this summer. Weekly kayak and SUP sessions for kids and teenagers aged 4 to 14 are held at the paddle sports school. They'll get the opportunity to learn new aquatic abilities, explore the natural surroundings, and have a lot of fun. Pre-registration is required.
So, if you fancy relocating for a weekend to Newcastle, whether it is a business trip, girls' weekend or a family staycation, Dream Apartments are waiting for you! Book directly with us and save 10% on your stay.