Child friendly places further away from Thirsk
Further away from Thirsk – October 2023
Please mention Thirsk Tourist Information when you make contact
See also Children’s events
Child friendly places to go
Bamburgh Castle Bamburgh NE69 7DF. Tel 01668 214515
Child notes Re-enactments and art activities,wooden games and puzzles throughout the site, children's activity packs.
Beamish Museum Beamish, Co. Durham DH9 0RG. Tel 0191 370 4000
Child notes A very hands-on museum with family friendly exhibits and activities. Children of all ages enjoy the museum.
Cineworld Middlesbrough Leisure Park, Middlesbrough TS1 2DY. Tel 0871 200 2000
Diggerland Langley Park, Co Durham DH7 9TT. Tel 0871 2277007
Child notes Height restriction 90 cms and taller
Hull Truck Theatre Company 50 Ferensway, Hull HU2 8LB. Tel 01482 323638
Child notes Children's performances
Locomotion Shildon, Co. Durham DL4 2RE. Tel 0330 058 0058
Middlesbrough Theatre The Avenue, Middlesbrough TS5 6SA. Tel 01642 815181
Child notes Family events
MIMA Central Square, Middlesbrough TS1 2AZ. Tel 01642 931232
Child notes Dedicated family activites and creative making packs.
National Museum of the Royal Navy Maritime Avenue, Hartlepool TS24 0XZ. Tel 01429 860077
Child notes Historic ships, Children's Maritime Adventure Centre,
Ormesby Hall (National Trust) Ladgate Lane, Ormesby, Middlesbrough TS3 0SR. Tel 01642 324188
Child notes Interactive model railway layouts inc Thomas the Tank Engine. Families can get messy in the mud pie kitchen and play in the natural play area, garden games. Also family area for dressing up and play and make crafts. Events throughout the year.
RSPB Saltholme Seaton Carew Road, Port Clarence, Middlesbrough TS2 1TU. Tel 01642 546625
Child notes Saltholme has everything to help your family enjoy and discover more about nature. There’s adventure play, events and activities at weekends and school holidays. With volunteers to help you make the most of your time, you’ll be able to discover more about Saltholme’s nature together and have lots of fun at the same time.
Sage Gateshead St Mary's Square, Gateshead Quays, Gateshead NE8 2JR. Tel 0191 4434654
Child notes Play area, music making sessions/performances/classes
Sheffield Theatres 55 Norfolk Street, Sheffield S1 1DA. Tel 0114 249 6000
Child notes Family friendly shows
The Alnwick Garden Denwick Lane, Alnwick NE66 1YU. Tel 01665 511350
Child notes Save Beauty from the Wicked Queen on the fairy tale trail; wet yourself in our water; play hide and seek in the Bamboo Labyrinth and bounce on The Treehouse’s wobbly rope bridges.
The Bowes Museum Barnard Castle DL12 8NP. Tel 01833 690606
Child notes Family activities and exhibitions.
The Deep Tower Street, Hull HU1 4DP. Tel 01482 381000
Yorkshire Wildlife Park Warning Tongue Lane, Bessacarr, Doncaster DN4 6TB. Tel 01302 535057
Child notes Walkthrough wildlife experience, indoor & outdoor play areas. Shops including toys and gifts. School visits
Child friendly accommodation
holidaycottages.co.uk The Travel Chapter Ltd, Gammaton Road, Bideford EX39 4DF. Tel 01237 459888
Snaptrip Group 3.03 Cargo works, 1 - 2 Hatfields, London SE1 9PG. Tel 0203 637 0812