Looking for something to do with the kids, list days out
From south of the Scottish borders down to the North Pennines, the North East is packed with magical places to visit, breathtaking scenery and cities to wonder at.
Whether it’s visiting the Harry Potter film set Hogwarts – aka Alnwick Castle – shopping in Gateshead’s Metrocentre or finding solace in the Kielder Water & Forest Park, the North East has something for everyone, says editor Victoria Galligan…
The Northumberland coastline offers visitors some of the most breathtaking and idyllic scenery in the United Kingdom, while a few miles in land those who frequent here will be to tell you of the hustle and bustle of the city. Often a forgotten corner of the country, the North East of England has lots to offer and it isn’t only promoted at humans either. Have you ever considered that every time you leave your dog at home, they think you are just going on ‘walkies’ without them? Well, now you don’t have to.
Taymouth Marina, the luxury Kenmore wellness destination, is launching its summer season with the addition of new activities and events at its Lochside complex on the banks of the Loch Tay.
This summer, the water sport and wellbeing resort is encouraging visitors to take part in a game of beach volleyball on its newly installed sand court. With luxury self-catering accommodation on site, guests can also participate in an abundance of water sport activities including kayaking, paddle boarding, open-canoes and inflatables as well as berthing spots for boat owners.
Children from as young as three years old can take to the treetops at Go Ape! this summer.
Brave families and groups of friends can take a leap of faith together and push their limits outdoors at Go Ape! over the summer, choosing from 34 Go Ape! adventure sites nationwide. An unforgettable bonding experience is waiting for you and your tribe in the forest, with zip wires, free-fall swings, and off-road Segways offering an adventure for all ages and abilities.