Discover castles, houses and open spaces then lose yourself in the dunes of the Northumberland Coast. There's always something to inspire your day out in the North East.
We can almost hear the school bell ringing and that can only mean one thing - it's nearly time for some summer holiday fun. Whether your perfect day out includes gathering the family for a picnic on the beach, adventuring into the great outdoors or taking part in games and activities, we've got it covered. Keep an eye out for new things to see and do in the North East or find an event near you.
From the sandy beaches and castles of Northumberland to the clifftops, sea stacks and caves of The Leas in South Tyneside, the coastline we look after offers some great walks.Here are our top seven coastal walks in the North East - there's something for all abilities.
There's lots going on for families at the places we look after. From adventure play areas to family trails and nature spotting. Have a look at our suggestions for things to do that we hope will keep your little ones entertained and mum and dad happy.
For adventurous kids and nostalgic parents we've created a list of outdoor adventures called 50 things to do before you're 11¾. Now all you need to find out is the best place to do them? That's where our handy list comes in...