Head north with the kids this summer and book Newcastle hotels for a fun packed break in the city.
Newcastle is the best of all worlds; expect the bustle and attractions that come with city life mixed with sensational shorelines and a laid back seaside atmosphere. Where better to spend your summer?
Due to the city’s popularity over the peak season, it is recommended that you book Newcastle hotels as soon as possible to secure your preferred dates of travel.
There are a number of bargain accommodations scattered across the city, perfect for parents who are looking to simply keep the kids occupied during the summer break.
If the weather surprises you and you do get a spot of sunshine this summer, Longsands beach is excellent free Blue Flag fun for children. The soft sands are super for building sandcastles, while the coastline is observed by trained lifeguards from May until September.
Older, sporty kids may like to try a few watersports on the sea including snorkelling and surfing.
See more marine life a little distance away at the Blue Reef Aquarium, with over ‘40 naturally themed habitats’ for the children to discover.
Not merely a peak into the deep, the attraction is also home to an Amazonian rainforest complete with a clan of tamarins.
Sporty youngsters will find that there is a ton to do in the Toon from Formula 1 karting for children aged 8 and above to tours at Newcastle United Football Stadium.
Teens may also like to spend an afternoon paintballing or quad biking; the opportunities in this city are endless.
Ocean Beach Pleasure Park in South Shields offers free entry for families, on the ‘pay as you play’ token scheme. Everyone is guaranteed to enjoy the array of kids’ rides, thrill rides and outdoor activities within the park.
Book Newcastle hotels online and reserve your dates for a summer of action packed seaside city fun.