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  1. Type

    Type:

    Family Fun

    Durham

    Explore, Discover & Enjoy Durham with Curious About Durham
    Are you curious about Durham? Looking for an unusual and quirky activity which gets you out in the fresh air whatever the weather? Take one of our self-guided walks with a treasure hunt...

    Dates

    From:
    13 Dec 2017to31 Dec 2018Open 09:00 -
  2. Add Whitworth Hall - Fairy Walk At Whitworth Hall & Deer Park to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Bank Holiday Weekend

    Spennymoor

    Visit the Fairy Walk at Whitworth Hall and Deer Park.  Free Deer food for returned completed trails. £1 per child per copy of Map.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2018to31 Dec 2018
  3. Add Hamsterley Forest - The Highway Rat Activity Trail to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Guided Walk

    Hamsterley, Bishop Auckland

    Follow the panels, complete activities and interact with the forest as you head on your journey with The Highway Rat. Aimed at younger children.

    Venue

    Hamsterley Forest, Hamsterley Forest

    Dates

    From:
    12 Jan 2018to25 Nov 2018
  4. Add Andy's Outings - Bushcraft & Foraging courses. to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Nature

    Finchale Abbey

    Andy's Outings is a way to get in touch with our hidden past. Come down to explore the skills of our ancestors and to also explore the knowledge of a true woodsman, lost throughout time.

    Dates

    From:
    16 Apr 2018to30 Sept 2018Open 09:00 - 18:00
  5. Add Durham Cathedral: North West Tower Trips to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Participatory Event

    Durham City

    For the first time, the public will be able to climb the North West tower, and see Durham City from a new perspective. 

    Venue

    Durham Cathedral, Durham City

    Dates

    From:
    27 Apr 2018to31 Dec 2018
  6. Add Balloons InDurham to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Outdoor Adventure Activities

    Durham

    There's more info about the full programme of events coming soon, but expect to see early morning and evening launches taking off from East Durham College Houghall Campus, tethered balloons on Palace Green next to Durham Cathedral, as well as plenty...

    Dates

    From:
    25 May 2018to28 May 2018
  7. Add Hardwick Park: Park Trail: Quest for the Dragon Eggs to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Family Fun

    Stockton-On-Tees

    The Hardwick Park dragon has lost her eggs! Can you help her find them? 
    £1 per trail sheet, available from the gift shop.

    Venue

    Hardwick Park, Sedgefield

    Dates

    From:
    26 May 2018to3 June 2018Open 10:00 - 16:00
  8. Add Oriental Museum: Interesting India to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Crafts

    Durham

    Explore our Indian Objects and make a beautiful peacock puppet, the national bird of India. Explore our Indian Objects and make a beautiful peacock puppet, the national bird of India.  Activities are generally suitable for children aged 5-11

    Dates

    From:
    26 May 2018
  9. Add Adventure Valley -  Alice in AdventureLand at Adventure Valley to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Family Fun

    DURHAM

    Will you be mad enough to find Alice in our Magical Treasure Hunt? Play croquet with the Mad Queen, meet the White Rabbit and Crazy Hatter.Enjoy Magic Shows everyday and our brand-new Family Game Show ‘FarmYard Bonanza’.

    Dates

    From:
    26 May 2018to3 June 2018Open 10:00 - 18:00
  10. Add Hamsterley Forest - Family Bushcrafts Sleepout to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Nature

    Hamsterley

    Set up a tarp shelter, light a fire, cook a meal and sleep out in the wild woods! Bring food to cook on the fire, sleeping bags and other overnight necessities. Children 8 +

    Dates

    From:
    26 May 2018to27 May 2018Open 15:00 - 09:00
  11. Add Palace Green Library - Fun Flags to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Participatory Event

    Durham City

    Design your own battalion flag to remember your visit to the DLI Collection Gallery.

    Dates

    From:
    26 May 2018to27 May 2018Open 13:00 - 15:00
  12. Add Hardwick Park: Wood Club to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Family Fun

    Sedgefield

    Wood Club is back for 2018! The whole family can get involved in these outdoor play and learning sessions where activities are challenging, bring out your imagination, encourage communication and creativity and teach new skills.

    Dates

    From:
    26 May 2018Open 10:00 - 12:30
  13. Add Hall Hill Farm: Sheep Shearing to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Family Fun

    Lanchester

    See the sheep shearer at work giving a series of Sheep Shearing demonstrations over the Bank Holiday weekend, Saturday 26th , Sunday 27th & Monday 28th May 2018. 

    Venue

    Hall Hill Farm, Lanchester

    Dates

    From:
    26 May 2018to28 May 2018Open 12:00 -
  14. Add Hardwick Park: Wood Club to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Family Fun

    Sedgefield

    Wood Club is back for 2018!

    Venue

    Hardwick Park, Sedgefield

    Dates

    From:
    26 May 2018
  15. Add Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve - Guide In The Hide to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Family Fun

    Houghton Le Spring

    Drop into the bird hide where our Hide Guides will be happy to point out the different species on the pond. Keep an eye out for some curlew, snipe, golden plover, black tailed godwits and various wintering wildfowl such as wigeon, shovelers and teal.

    Dates

    From:
    27 May 2018Open 13:00 - 15:00
  16. Add Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve - Guided Botany and Bug Walk to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Family Fun

    Houghton Le Spring

    Enjoy a guided walk around Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve looking at the different plant life around site. See what different bugs you can find in our meadows and Rainton Meadows Assistant Jenny will be on hand to explain.

    Dates

    From:
    27 May 2018Open 11:00 - 12:30
  17. Add Locomotion: Free Family Half Term Fun to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Family Fun

    Dale Road , Shildon

    Visit Locomotion, Shildon, this May half term holiday for a fun programme of FREE, family friendly events and activities sure to inspire you to get involved in science, technology and engineering! 

    Dates

    From:
    27 May 2018to31 May 2018
  18. Add Locomotion: Meccano Magic to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Family Fun

    Dale Road , Shildon

    Inspire your inner creative with fantastic displays of static, mechanised and remote-controlled Meccano models.

    Dates

    From:
    27 May 2018to28 May 2018Open 10:00 - 16:00
  19. Add Crook Hall & Gardens: Peter Pan inspired Event to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Family Fun

    Sidegate, Durham City

    Fly away with us at as we take you on a swashbuckling adventure to Neverland. Meet Peter Pan and Tinkerbell and if you dare the dastardly Captain Hook too. There's plenty of fairy dust for everyone. Entrance fees apply or FREE for Annual Pass...

    Venue

    Crook Hall and Gardens, Durham City

    Dates

    From:
    27 May 2018to28 May 2018Open 10:00 - 17:00
  20. Add Raby Castle: Flower Power Plant and Gift Fair to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Fete / Fair

    Darlington

    Flower Power Fairs will return to Raby Castle this year and will take place in the picturesque walled gardens under the backdrop of the Castle.

    Venue

    Raby Castle, Staindrop

    Dates

    From:
    27 May 2018Open 11:00 - 16:00