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230+ Amazing Ideas for Family Friendly Activities, Attractions and Days Out this Summer

Updated: Jul 23




The official start of the summer holidays is only days away and most of us are thinking about how to keep the kids entertained for 6 or 7 weeks. It can seem tricky, having to think of new ideas to stop the boredom creeping in but, with our massive list of ideas, you are sure to find more than enough to keep the kids busy this summer.


Take a look through these posts for some inspiration and click on a picture to see the original post.


First up, we have 60+ Amazing Family Friendly attractions in the North East...



If you are on a tight budget, take a look at our 33 budget friendly family days out...


Nature lovers in the family? Check out our favourite forest walks and reservoirs around the North East with these posts...

Looking for inspiration for things to do when the weather turns nasty? Let's face it, it's British Summer time...

Are you planning a road trip? Check out our ideas for keeping the kids entertained on a long drive...

Wherever you're heading, why not pack a picnic...

Looking for clubs and activities over the summer holidays? We have got some of the best ideas right here...

Fancy exploring Northumberland? With Stunning beaches and beautiful countryside, this county really does have something for everyone...

Our 3 boys all love trains. If your kids (or you) are into trains and a bit of North East history, check out our 9 train themed days out in the North East and North Yorkshire...

Annual passes can offer great value for money, especially if you visit any of these attractions often. There are some great attractions in the North East offering this option for families...

Our home town of Sunderland has so much more to offer than a lot of people realise. Why not take a look for yourself...

We absolutely love spending time at the beach and we are lucky enough to have some of the best beaches in the country, right here in the North East...

Sunderland might not be the first place you think of when you hear the words "winter sports", but the boys had a fab time when they had a skiing lesson at Silksworth Sports Complex...

STACK Seaburn has plenty to offer families (and dogs) spending a day in the area. We were invited along to find out more...

We have recently been appointed ambassadors for Enjoy Redcar & Cleveland. Here is our ultimate guide to family friendly things to do in the area..

While we love heading out on adventures all over the North East, our hometown is Sunderland, which has plenty to offer families...




So, there you go, over 230 great ideas to help you keep the kids busy over the summer holidays.

Do you have a favourite activity or attraction that we have missed? Let us know so we can add it in.



Check out these other posts for more ideas

Our Family Guide to Seaton Delaval Hall


A family adventure at Ford & Etal


A visit to Wynyard Woodland Park


Our Recent trip to Hardwick Park


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