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Families enjoy the Heart of Hadrian's Wall
Hadrian’s Wall and its surrounds has a great variety of attractions to suit families with young children, families with older children in fact, children of all ages!

Many of the historic sites and museums offer exciting activities for children, learning about Roman history the interactive way, while further afield lovely beaches provide hours of seaside fun.

As well as family friendly walks and cycle routes, the local cinemas and swimming pools will also keep children entertained.

Have a look at a selection of family attractions below... and remember a day is never long enough...

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Our permanent displays are based on our five main collections: The Border Counties...
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Go Ape

Leisure Activities
Set in the grounds of Matfen Hall, this course is set high amongst the trees and i...

Hadrian's Wall

Hadrian's Wall
Hadrian’s Wall is one of the most popular tourist attractions in the north of Engl...
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Endless Adventure North East

Adventure Activities
Endless Adventure North East provides bespoke and individually adapted activities ...
This extensive area of gorge and river scenery, signposted off the A69 east of Bar...
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With 3 outdoor pools featuring a water slide and giant inflatables; a large sports...
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Chesters Roman Fort

Forts and Castles
Chesters Roman Fort is one of the most impressive visitor attractions on Hadrian's...
The building of Hexham Gaol was ordered June 1330 making it the oldest purpose-bui...
Chesters Roman Fort is one of the most impressive visitor attractions on Hadrian's...

Lanercost Priory

Heritage
Lanercost Priory, founded in 1166 and disbanded during the Dissolution of the Mona...
Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery houses considerable collections of fine and de...

Metro Centre

Shopping
Metrocentre is Britain's best and Europe's largest shopping and leisure centre and...
  Creativity, Culture and Countryside. Set beside the Lake inspired by Capability ...

Otterburn Mill

Shopping
Situated in the heart of Northumberland, Otterburn Mill is a picturesque tourist a...
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Housesteads Roman Fort

Forts and Castles
Housesteads, known to the Romans as Vercovicium (the place of effective fighters) ...
Talkin Tarn Country Park, close to the historic market town of Brampton, nestles i...
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Aydon Castle

Forts and Castles
Aydon Castle Tucked away just one mile from the village of Corbridge is Aydon Cast...
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