50 things to do before you're 11 3/4
Discover 50 things to do before you're 11 3/4 - 50 adventures nominated by kids from all over the country. From pond dipping to tree climbing you can tick off plenty of your 50 things activities at Cragside.
Pick up your free 50 things scrapbook to start the adventure!
There's always lots of fun to be had at Cragside and plenty of family events for you to enjoy. Take a look at our events page to help plan your visit.
The Labyrinth is a network of winding paths and tunnels cut out of a vast area of Rhododendron forest, perfect for a game of hide-and-seek! From 23 May discover the Musical Box - a brand new installation hidden deep within the Labyrinth.
We have a wonderful play area to explore at Cragside - swing across the monkey bars, whizz down the spiral slide or take a seat at our picnic benches.
Fancy a challenge? Swing, climb and jump - test your strength and agility on the Trim trails! Find them located at various points along the Canada drive.
Fancy a spot of nature watching? Head on up to the Formal Garden where you'll find our wildlife hide. Will you spot a red squirrel? Don't forget to let us know what you see on our Facebook page!
Young Engineer's zone
Discover our new indoor play and activity space for young engineer's. Have a go at the magnetic marble run or get creative and make your own engineering products with various activity kits.
Whilst you're exploring Cragside keep an eye out for our woodland sculptures - there are a few to find! Look out for Douglas in the Pinetum and get your photo taken with William the Wizard in the Labyrinth!
The great outdoors
With over 1000 acres to explore there's plenty of ways for families to experience the great outdoors at Cragside. Download a walk you visit, or pick up a leaflet at the Visitor Centre and head out to discover the estate.
Why not try the Boffin's Trail? A unique way for kids to discover Cragside. Follow the clues and solve the riddles - then head to the shop and pick up your reward!