Cragside family fun

A girl climbing the spiders-web climbing equipment

Join us for a day of exploring at Cragside with the kids. There's lots to climb on at the adventure play area. You can take the kids on an adventure through the labyrinth to discover the wizard and Nelly's Den and get closer hunt for nature on a walk around Nelly's Moss lakes too.

A girl climbing the 'witches hat' climbing frame at Cragside's adventure play area.

Adventure play area

Swoop, slide, climb and glide at the adventure play area. The kids can test their balancing skills on the log mountain, climb to dizzy heights on the witch's hat and slide down the tunnels. There's plenty of space to run around and make friends with picnic benches nearby for snacks and nibbles.

A child running out of Nelly's Den at Cragside


Enjoy some wellie adventures in the labyrinth. Trail along the weaving paths in this tangled maze of rhododendron. Fun for all the family, investigate all of the twists and turns, see if you can find William the wizard and the storyteller's chair. Only those skilled enough will discover Nelly's den at its centre.

A child crossing tyre swings on a climbing frame

Trim trail

Hop across tyres, swing between bars and climb over cargo ropes on the trim trail. There are four sets of frames to discover on the path between the play area and the labyrinth. Perfect for the ultimate game of the floor is lava!