10 things to do with kids this weekend in Tyneside, Durham and Northumberland

10 May

With the mother-in-law visiting this weekend I have been researching a few trips to show off the North East. Here a few ideas I came up with.

1. I’m drooling already thinking about the Tynemouth Food Festival http://www.tynemouthfoodfestival.co.uk/
2. Reptile weekend at Kirkley Hall Zoo http://kirkleyhallzoo.co.uk/
3. See the cherry blossom in bloom at Alnwick Garden http://www.alnwickgarden.com/
4. In honour of National Donkey Week half price rides for 50p at Hall Hill Farm http://www.hallhillfarm.co.uk/
5. Join the Colliery Carnival at Beamish Museum to mark the opening of the new exhibition: the Hetton Silver Band Hall. http://www.beamish.org.uk/
6. Relive your childhood memories at the Enid Blyton exhibition at Seven Stories http://www.sevenstories.org.uk/
7. Take a train ride on the Tanfield Railway – the world’s oldest no less http://www.tanfield-railway.co.uk/
8. Make your own Georgian Mask at Seaton Delaval Hall http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/seaton-delaval-hall/
9. Check out some natural and roman history at The Great North Museum http://www.twmuseums.org.uk/great-north-museum.html
10. Test your map reading skills on a Treasure Hunt at Wallington Hall http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/wallington/

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