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The North has so much to offer and too much to tell you about everything, but here are our 10 suggestions of things to do 

northumbrian walk

starting in the pretty fishing village of Craster, passing Dunstanburgh Castle and walking over Embleton Sands until you get to Newton by the Sea. Here you can enjoy a local hand picked crab sandwich and a pint at The Ship Inn The walk there and back can take up the full day, taking in the stunning views and enjoying the best the Northumberland Coast can offer you.



A fantastic interactive exhibition giving a detailed history of Newcastle United Football Club. A must for all Geordie fans



Easter Egg trail and rolling races at Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Garden in Ripon – A wonderful family day out in a fabulous setting where the children can hunt for Easter Eggs and entering in the egg rolling race. From 18th – 21st April.



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jes dene

A leisurely walk through Jesmond Dene in Newcastle, past pets corner and along the delightful river to the end of the Dene. For dog walkers the perfect end to the perfect walk would be a visit to The Brandling Villa Pub on Haddricks Mill Road, SouthGosforth A fantastically dog friendly pub that serves doggy beer as well as real ale

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lw valley

LightwaterValleyTheme Park!!! – An amazing day out for the whole family, with spectacular rides including ‘The Ultimate’ roller coaster. Located just North of Ripon and easily accessible by car, bus, train or coach.


petting zoo

Experience the Petting Zoo – at The Grea tNorth Museum: Hancock. Meet and handle a number of animals including snakes, lizards, hedgehogs and skunks on 16th April




Experience the excitement of Steam Train travel by jumping on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway leaving from Pickering and arriving at Whitby – a stunning coastal town with fabulous shops, restaurants, pubs and amazing battered cod from ‘Quayside’ the No. 1 Fish and Chip Shop of the Year 2014.






Putting banter and basketball together has been something that this team of players have been doing for many years. See the amazing ‘Harlem Globetrotters’ playing basketball live at The Metro Radio Arena on 14th April from 7.30 p.m.


Visiting Whitehouse Farm you can pet rabbits and feed lambs. See the latest additions to the farm the Meerkats and Wallabies. A wonderful family day out.